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Winter Concert - NIH Community Orchestra
12/15/2018
2:00 PM
Small ensembles of the NIH Community Orchestra perform an afternoon recital with classical works and holiday fare!
Free, all are welcome!
Gaithersburg
Read To a Dog
12/16/2018
2:00 PM
School-age children, especially beginners learning to read and those who want to improve their confidence in reading skills, are invited to practice reading aloud in short (10-15 minute) semi-private sessions with a certified therapy dog, Shiloh. First-come, first-served. No registration required; no younger siblings. FREE.
Gaithersburg
Baby Storytime (Birth - 18 months)
12/17/2018
9:30 AM
A storytime experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute storytimes introduce a diverse collection of books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. This is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys and culture of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver\'s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.

Space Limited; to ensure entry please pick up free tickets available 30 minutes before the program begins. Please park strollers outside the program room. Storytime open to first 25 babies. Floor seating.
Gaithersburg
Baby Storytime (Birth - 18 months)
12/17/2018
10:30 AM
A storytime experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute storytimes introduce a diverse collection of books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. This is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys and culture of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver\'s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.

Space Limited; to ensure entry please pick up free tickets available 30 minutes before the program begins. Please park strollers outside the program room. Storytime open to first 25 babies. Floor seating.
Gaithersburg
Reading Buddies
12/17/2018
4:30 PM
Read to a friendly ear! Kindergartners, first and second graders practice their reading with friendly, non-critical teen volunteers. As volunteers are available, they can also read to younger children. This program is made possible in cooperation with the City of Gaithersburg.
Gaithersburg
CyberInspire Coding for Girls and Boys
12/17/2018
7:00 PM
Kids, take part in a fun, five-week class to learn programming in Python and apply other aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! Open to ages 9-16. Class meets Monday evenings November 19 through December 17. Registration & regular attendance required. For more information, visit www.technifusion.org.
Gaithersburg
Computer and Device Help
12/18/2018
10:00 AM
Come to Gaithersburg Library on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM to our computer lab. + We will answer questions about downloading free e-books, audiobooks, and magazines from the library.
+ Using free library apps on your portable device.
+ Job Applications
+ Help with computer applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel,email, and internet searching.
+ We will also help you discover free research tools from the library.
Gaithersburg
LC Chats! Conversation class
12/18/2018
10:00 AM
LC Chats conversation class provided by the Literacy Council of Montgomery County. Offers new weekly opportunity for ESL students to practice and improve their English conversation skills. Students of all levels welcome! Just drop in!
Gaithersburg
Reading Buddies
12/18/2018
4:30 PM
Read to a friendly ear! Kindergartners, first and second graders practice their reading with friendly, non-critical teen volunteers. As volunteers are available, they can also read to younger children. This program is made possible in cooperation with the City of Gaithersburg.
Gaithersburg
Citizenship Questions? Consult with an Immigration Attorney!
12/18/2018
6:00 PM
Questions about citizenship? Join us for a free consultation with an immigration attorney and get assistance with citizenship applications. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. All nationalities welcome!
Gaithersburg
English Conversation Club
12/18/2018
7:00 PM
Ongoing classes!!!
Drop-in class: no registration needed.
Free class.
Open to adults 18 years and over.
Gaithersburg
Toddler Storytime (18 months - 3 years)
12/19/2018
9:30 AM
Get up and get moving at storytime! These 20-30 minute programs are full of a diverse collection of books, songs and fun activities. They are designed to introduce your child to the culture of reading and help develop your child’s language skills. Children are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups to participate in the program along with the children.

Space Limited; to ensure entry please pick up free tickets available 30 minutes before the program begins. Please park strollers outside the program room. Our room holds 50 people. Floor seating.
Gaithersburg
English Conversation Club
12/19/2018
10:30 AM
Ongoing classes!!!
Drop-in class: no registration needed.
Free class.
Open to adults 18 years and over.
Gaithersburg
Toddler Storytime (18 months - 3 years)
12/19/2018
10:30 AM
Get up and get moving at storytime! These 20-30 minute programs are full of a diverse collection of books, songs and fun activities. They are designed to introduce your child to the culture of reading and help develop your child’s language skills. Children are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups to participate in the program along with the children.

Space Limited; to ensure entry please pick up free tickets available 30 minutes before the program begins. Please park strollers outside the program room. Our room holds 50 people. Floor seating.
Gaithersburg
Read To a Dog
12/19/2018
4:30 PM
School-age children, especially beginners learning to read and those who want to improve their confidence in reading skills, are invited to practice reading aloud in short (10-15 minute) semi-private sessions with a retired certified therapy dog. First-come, first-served. No registration required; no younger siblings. FREE.
Gaithersburg
Gaithersburg Teen Writers\' Club
12/19/2018
7:00 PM
Teens, try different kinds of writing (poems, stories, articles, etc.), get constructive peer feedback, and meet others who share your love of writing! Open to teens aged 12-16. Club meets 7:00-8:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Led by Henry Caballero and sponsored by the Maryland Writers\' Association.
Gaithersburg
Sahaja Meditation Class
12/19/2018
7:30 PM
Join us in the Gaithersburg Library Programming Room for Sahaja Meditation.
Gaithersburg
Blood Drive with American Red Cross
12/20/2018
2:00 PM
Help save lives by donating blood at Gaithersburg Library. The Red Cross will be collecting blood donations. Register with the Red Cross by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visiting the website: http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/chooseDonationTime.jsp

Walk-ins also welcome!
Gaithersburg
**CANCELLED** INTEGRAL TAI CHI
12/20/2018
7:00 PM
Integral Tai Chi is a series of exercises and relaxation techniques that combine yoga, Tai Chi, QiGong, and meditation into a self-healing system that integrates body, mind and spirit.

In preparation of the class, please remember the following:

- Bring your own yoga/exercise mat, towel and water.
- Don\'t have dinner before you come. It\'s difficult to exercise with a full stomach.
- Wear comfortable clothes for stretching and exercising.
- Come early so that the session can begin on time.
Gaithersburg
English Conversation Club
12/21/2018
10:30 AM
Practice your English in our friendly conversation club.
Drop-in class: no registration needed.
Free.
Open to adults 18 years and over.
Gaithersburg
Easy Does It! American Idioms
12/21/2018
12:30 PM
Drop-in class: no registration needed.
Advanced-level English required.
Free class.
Gaithersburg
LEGO Crew
12/21/2018
4:30 PM
Come showcase your creativity at this free drop-in LEGO program sponsored by The Friends of the Library, Gaithersburg Chapter. Come up with your own amazing creations! We supply the bricks so please leave yours at home. Grades K-5 (with a caregiver.) MakerSpace and STEM.
Gaithersburg
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