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  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Writers by the Bay @ the Library (PF)
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  • 10:00 AM
    MD Workforce Exchange Resume Workshop
  • 1:00 PM
    MD Workforce Exchange Job Search Workshop
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  • 1:00 PM
    CANCELED Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop (PF)
  • 6:00 PM
    Green Crafting (PF)
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  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (TB)
  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
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  • 9:00 AM
    Poets' Circle (PF)
  • 10:00 AM
    Garden Smarter: Invasive Plant ID for Professionals (CRB)
  • 1:00 PM
    Learn Mahjongg (SO)
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  • 4:00 PM
    Deepening the Discussion on Bias (ESDAC)
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  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (FV)
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Book Discussion - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (TB)
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  • 2:00 PM
    Board of Library Trustees meeting
  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
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  • 10:00 AM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (PF)
  • 2:00 PM
    OMOB Memoirs & Creative Writing Workshop (PF)
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  • 10:00 AM
    Calvert Conversations (TB)
  • 6:30 PM
    OMOB Screening & Discussion of film Bloodsworth: An Innocent Man (PF)
  • 7:00 PM
    Alzheimer's Caregivers Support (PF)
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  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
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  • 12:00 PM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
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  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Calvert Eats Local Potluck (Chesapeake's Bounty NB)
  • 7:00 PM
    OMOB Book Discussion BLOODSWORTH (SO)
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  • 6:00 PM
    Destination Book Discussion- OMOB's Bloodsworth (Mamma Lucia's PF)
  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
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  • 2:00 PM
    Fairview Book Discussion Group: Necessary Lies (FV)
  • 7:00 PM
    Library Foundation meeting
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  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
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  • 10:00 AM
    Garden Smarter: Seed Saving How-to Workshop (PF)
  • 10:00 AM
    RESCHEDULED Garden Smarter: Invasive Plant ID for the Homeowner (CRB)
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  • 12:00 PM
    Lawyer in the Library (PF) OMOB event
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Artist Reception, Bill Walkowiak (TB)
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  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
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  • 10:00 AM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
  • 6:30 PM
    Song Circle / Jam Session (SO)
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  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (SO)
  • 5:30 PM
    OMOB: The Hurricane and the Humanities (PF)
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  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
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Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)

When: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill. No registration.

Writers by the Bay @ the Library (PF)

When: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Looking for a writers' group? All writers and would-be writers are welcome to come for critique & camaraderie.

MD Workforce Exchange Resume Workshop

When: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 2

Basic resume writing and tips class. If you are looking for a job or thinking of looking for a better job, don't miss this free class. There will be an opportunity for one-on-one help as well so bring your current resume if you have one.

MD Workforce Exchange Job Search Workshop

When: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 2

Participants will learn how to navigate the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) system to conduct an effective job search. We will cover job search utilizing additional career sites to enhance your employability. We will also provide tips on how to complete an online application. We will review position descriptions and utilize ONET online resource center to enhance your resume and application content. Please register.

CANCELED Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop (PF)

When: Thursday, September 06, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Need help with your résumé? Join job counselor Sandra Holler in a small group to learn what makes a strong résumé and cover letter. If you have one started, bring it with you so editing can happen on the spot. One printed copy helps. Please register.

Green Crafting (PF)

When: Thursday, September 06, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 1

Make crafts out of materials that would typically be thrown out. Crocheting, needlework, sewing and simple tying techniques will be used.

JobSource Mobile Career Center (TB)

When: Friday, September 07, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Twin Beaches Parking Lot

Stop by to visit the JobSource Mobile Career Center for your job search needs! Get job counseling and résumé help, search for jobs and connect with Southern Maryland JobSource. No registration.

On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, September 07, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

Poets' Circle (PF)

When: Saturday, September 08, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Beginner or big-time, confident or compulsive, stuck or star-lit! All are welcome. Expect a friendly session of discussion, editing and support. Bring 5 copies of what you want to work on or just yourself.

Garden Smarter: Invasive Plant ID for Professionals (CRB)

When: Saturday, September 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, PF

This "advanced" 3-hour workshop includes a presentation, hands-on
exercise, followed by a grounds tour and is geared toward landscaping
and natural resource professionals and volunteers. Limited to 20. 

Learn Mahjongg (SO)

When: Saturday, September 08, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Want to learn Mahjongg? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us! No registration.

Deepening the Discussion on Bias (ESDAC)

When: Sunday, September 09, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church

Big Conversation: Partners for Dismantling Racism & Privilege host this discussion at Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church in St. Leonard. The church will provide the meal and the presenter will be Chris Hall, a national expert and consultant in cross-cultural and linguistic research, specifically at the intersection of bias and dialect. He will guide participants in recognizing our personal and systemic biases and how to address them. Register by emailing bigconmsp@gmail.com or calling 410-326-4948. Co-sponsored by Middleham and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lusby, Emmanuel SDA Church of St. Leonard, Calvert NAACP, St. Mary’s NAACP, Calvert Library, the Community Mediation Centers of Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties, the Concerned Black Women of Calvert Co, HEB Scholars, and Patuxent Quaker Friends. Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church, 105 Kingsberry Ct, Saint Leonard, MD 20685.

JobSource Mobile Career Center (FV)

When: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fairview Branch in Parking lot

Stop by to get job counseling, resume help, search for jobs and get connected with Southern Maryland JobSource. This 38’ mobile center features 11 computer workstations, smart board instructional technology, satellite internet access, exterior audio visual and broadcasting capabilities; state of the art workforce applications and connectivity for wireless mobile device access.

Green Crafting (SO)

When: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Make crafts out of materials that would typically be thrown out. Crocheting, needlework, sewing, and simple tying techniques will be used.

Book Discussion - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (TB)

When: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Living Room

When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors.

Board of Library Trustees meeting

When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Storytime Room

Calvert Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting

Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)

When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill. No registration.

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Café

Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us! Please register.

JobSource Mobile Career Center (PF)

When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Front of Building

Stop by to visit the JobSource Mobile Career Center for your job search needs! Get job counseling and résumé help, search for jobs and connect with Southern Maryland JobSource. No registration.

Mobile Career Center Website

OMOB Memoirs & Creative Writing Workshop (PF)

When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Join author and editor Elisavietta Ritchie as she encourages the art of creative memoir writing. Bring 6 double-spaced copies of your work, 500-800 words, to discuss and share with the group. Writing to be inspired by the justice theme in the One Maryland, One Book title Bloodsworth by Tim Junkin.

Calvert Conversations (TB)

When: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Living Room

Some of the who, what, where, why and when of local history! We sometimes "meet up" at local places. Call 410-257-2411 for up-to-date information.

OMOB Screening & Discussion of film Bloodsworth: An Innocent Man (PF)

When: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

An innocent man convicted and sentenced to death for a crime he didn’t commit, Kirk Bloodsworth became the first death row inmate exonerated by DNA evidence. We’ll watch the 83 minute film and discuss.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support (PF)

When: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Get tips and support from other caregivers. Facilitated by Jeannette Findley & JC Hooker.

On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, September 14, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Café

Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us! Please register.

Green Crafting (SO)

When: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Make crafts out of materials that would typically be thrown out. Crocheting, needlework, sewing, and simple tying techniques will be used.

Calvert Eats Local Potluck (Chesapeake's Bounty NB)

When: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Chesapeake's Bounty North Beach (9124 Bay Ave)

Calvert Eats Local takes its potluck on the road! North Beach Chesapeake's Bounty (an excellent source for local food) will host. Members will bring their dish made with local ingredients, their plate, utensils, cup and napkin for a truly green experience! Bragging rights to those who bring the dishes with the lowest # of "food miles."

OMOB Book Discussion BLOODSWORTH (SO)

When: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

This year’s gripping read is Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence by Tim Junkin. The book encapsulates an historical criminal justice milestone that took place in the State of Maryland, that would eventually lead to the exoneration of hundreds of others wrongfully accused of heinous, violent crimes.

Destination Book Discussion- OMOB's Bloodsworth (Mamma Lucia's PF)

When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Mamma Lucia's PF

This year’s gripping read is Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence by Tim Junkin. The book encapsulates an historical criminal justice milestone that took place in the State of Maryland, that would eventually lead to the exoneration of hundreds of others wrongfully accused of heinous, violent crimes. Dinner at 6pm at Mamma Lucia's Prince Frederick. Discussion at 7pm.

Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)

When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill. No registration.

Fairview Book Discussion Group: Necessary Lies (FV)

When: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Fairview Branch in Small Room

Join us for a lively discussion about "Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain. "Necessary Lies" is the story of these two young women, seemingly worlds apart, but both haunted by tragedy. Jane and Ivy are thrown together and must ask themselves: How can you know what you believe is right, when everyone is telling you it's wrong?

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Library Foundation meeting

When: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Storytime Room

Library Foundation monthly meeting

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On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

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Garden Smarter: Seed Saving How-to Workshop (PF)

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

Learn when to collect, harvest, store and save seeds. Assist us in dividing, labeling and packaging seeds. You will be able to leave with seeds for your garden.

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RESCHEDULED Garden Smarter: Invasive Plant ID for the Homeowner (CRB)

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, PF

This 3-hour workshop includes a presentation, a hands-on exercise with plant samples, followed by a short walk on the grounds. Limited to 20 guests. Call 410-535-3662. For more information see http://go.umd.edu/invasive-home

Register

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Lawyer in the Library (PF) OMOB event

When: Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

Need help with an expungement? Have civil legal questions? Meet briefly with an attorney at the library to get hands on help. We will also be offering JobSource help with resumes and job searching, information about treatment, recovery, healthy lifestyles, conflict resolution, youth intervention, vocational training and more. Partners include SoMD JobSource, Health Promotions and Healthy Beginnings from Calvert County Health Department, Tri-County Youth Services Bureau, Calvert County Community Mediation Center and Adult Basic Education from College of Southern Maryland, Calvert County Family Network and HITTS (Helping Inmates Transition to Society). No cost.

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Green Crafting (SO)

When: Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Make crafts out of materials that would typically be thrown out. Crocheting, needlework, sewing, and simple tying techniques will be used.

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Artist Reception, Bill Walkowiak (TB)

When: Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Living Room

Meet local photographer and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Bill Walkowiak.

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Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill. No registration.

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Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Café

Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us! Please register.

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Song Circle / Jam Session (SO)

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Singer-musicians trading songs, taking turns in choosing and leading a group of musicians. It’s a sing-along with space for learning from each other and trying new things. A range of playing abilities and experience can be expected. Public is welcome to participate or just observe.

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JobSource Mobile Career Center (SO)

When: Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Parking Lot

Stop by to visit the JobSource Mobile Career Center for your job search needs! Get job counseling and résumé help, search for jobs and connect with Southern Maryland JobSource. No registration.

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OMOB: The Hurricane and the Humanities (PF)

When: Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

We’ll watch the movie starring Denzel Washington based on the true story of boxing champion Rubin Carter's wrongful prosecution for three murders. We'll also discuss Bob Dylan's song Hurricane about the event. We'll talk about how the humanities (music, film, literature) play a role in our perceptions of the world around us.

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On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

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