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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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  • 6:00 PM
    Cinema Cafe-film based on Wonder (PF)
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  • 1:00 PM
    Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop (PF)
  • 6:00 PM
    Green Crafting (PF)
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  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (TB)
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  • 8:00 AM
    Garden Smarter: Master Gardener Plant Sale (CRB)
  • 12:00 PM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
  • 12:00 PM
    Beginner Bridge Class (PF)
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  • 9:30 AM
    Business Appreciation Week: Filling your Entrepreneurial Toolbox (PF)
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
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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)
  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (PF)
  • 2:00 PM
    Memoirs & Creative Writing Workshop (PF)
  • 6:30 PM
    Garden Smarter: Land Trusts and Their Role in Saving the Bay (PF)
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  • 11:15 AM
    Calvert Conversations - "Meet Up" (TB)
  • 7:00 PM
    Alzheimer's Caregivers Support (PF)
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  • 12:00 PM
    Lawyer in the Library & Resource Fair (PF)
  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
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  • 9:00 AM
    Poets' Circle (PF)
  • 10:00 AM
    Garden Smarter: Gardening in a Changing Climate (PF)
  • 1:00 PM
    Learn Mahjongg (SO)
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  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (FV)
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Book Discussion - The Underground Railroad (TB)
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  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
  • 6:00 PM
    Destination Book Discussion- Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda (PF)
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  • 10:00 AM
    Resume/Cover Letter Workshop (PF)
  • 2:00 PM
    Interview Skills Workshop (PF)
  • 8:15 PM
    Astronomy Night (FV)
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  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
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  • 9:00 AM
    Friends of the Library Sidewalk Book Sale (PF)
  • 10:00 AM
    Garden Smarter: Bags, Barrels and Old Boots (CRB)
  • 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 (PF)
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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)
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  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (SO)
  • 6:00 PM
    Reverse Mortgages Workshop "Too Good to Be True?" (PF)
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  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
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  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
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  • 6:30 PM
    Song Circle / Jam Session (SOCC)
  • 7:00 PM
    Screening and Discussion of Josiah (PF)
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Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)

When: Tuesday, May 01, 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, May 01, 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.

Cinema Cafe-film based on Wonder (PF)

When: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

Join us to watch and discuss the inspiring and heartwarming story of Auggie Pullman who was born with significant facial differences and in 5th grade is finally able to attend a mainstream school. This excellent film is based on New York Times bestseller Wonder by R.J. Palacio.

Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop (PF)

When: Thursday, May 03, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 2

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, May 03, 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.

On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, May 04, 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.

JobSource Mobile Career Center (TB)

When: Friday, May 04, 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.

Garden Smarter: Master Gardener Plant Sale (CRB)

When: Saturday, May 05, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, PF

Learn from our demonstration areas and purchase from our large selection of flowering (many native) and vegetable plants. Baked goods and beverages for sale, too.

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Saturday, May 05, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

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.

Beginner Bridge Class (PF)

When: Saturday, May 05, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 2

Interested in learning bridge? Join us for this hands-on, game-playing class taught by bridge expert Ken Miller.

Business Appreciation Week: Filling your Entrepreneurial Toolbox (PF)

When: Monday, May 07, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

Join Calvert County Minority Business Alliance for an informative session showcasing a variety of business resource partners that can help with the development and growth of your small business, including start-ups. This free event will feature representatives from federal, state and local government organizations who will provide timely information and assistance. You’ll also be able to get connected to contracting, procurement, and federal resources. This is an open forum and includes opportunities for Q & A. Co-sponsored by Calvert County Economic Development and Calvert Library in celebration of Business Appreciation Week.

Green Crafting (SO)

When: Monday, May 07, 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.

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

When: Tuesday, May 08, 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, May 09, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

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, May 09, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Other

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.

Memoirs & Creative Writing Workshop (PF)

When: Wednesday, May 09, 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.

Garden Smarter: Land Trusts and Their Role in Saving the Bay (PF)

When: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

Special Guest Greg Bowen, ACLT Executive Director. In Calvert, six land trusts are actively working to protect lands, including the American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT). Learn about what they are doing to save rural landscapes and the Bay.

Calvert Conversations - "Meet Up" (TB)

When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Historic London Town and Gardens

Meet up at Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD. Check-in at Visitor Center by 11:15 am. Self-guided garden tour at 11:30. Tour the William Brown House at 12:30 with a docent. $12 (non-refundable) fee payable upon registration at any Calvert Library. Bring a packed lunch for outdoor eating!

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support (PF)

When: Thursday, May 10, 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.

Lawyer in the Library & Resource Fair (PF)

When: Friday, May 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

Need help with an expungement? Have civil legal questions? Meet briefly with an attorney at the library to get some 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 Service 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.

On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, May 11, 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, May 12, 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: Gardening in a Changing Climate (PF)

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

Discover some of the effects from global warming; how you can do your
part in lowering the effects and how to adapt your garden to the warming climate.

Learn Mahjongg (SO)

When: Saturday, May 12, 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.

JobSource Mobile Career Center (FV)

When: Monday, May 14, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fairview Branch in

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, May 14, 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 - The Underground Railroad (TB)

When: Monday, May 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Living Room

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned—Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

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

When: Tuesday, May 15, 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.

Destination Book Discussion- Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda (PF)

When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 1

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda by Becky Albertalli. Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Dinner at 6pm at Mamma Lucia's Prince Frederick. Discussion at 7pm.

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop (PF)

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 2

Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of a professional resume. This workshop is designed for resume development by using tools and helpful links to create a resume that best reflects the participants’ skills and experience as they relate to positions they are applying for. We will review formats, content, grammar, etc. You will learn why a résumé is an essential job marketing tool. Please register.

Interview Skills Workshop (PF)

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 2

Participants will learn professional techniques and the importance of interviewing. This workshop will teach you best practices to enhance your job interviewing skills by providing insight on dress attire, appropriate attitude, and professional etiquette.

Astronomy Night (FV)

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Where: Fairview Branch in Field Behind Library

Come see what the night sky has to offer in the field behind Fairview. Learn about the equipment used to view the sky from the Astronomy Club of Southern Maryland. All ages welcome. This will be an outdoor and inside event.

On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 1

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

Friends of the Library Sidewalk Book Sale (PF)

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

Thousands of used books available at great prices!

Garden Smarter: Bags, Barrels and Old Boots (CRB)

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, PF

This popular session is back! Learn the essentials for successful container gardening and consider creative combos using vegetables, herbs and flowers. Class will be held in the Community Resources Building.

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Saturday, May 19, 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, May 21, 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 (PF)

When: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

Encourage local agriculture, discover ways to eat locally, and share resources, energy, good ideas and great food!

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

When: Tuesday, May 22, 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, May 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 3

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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JobSource Mobile Career Center (SO)

When: Thursday, May 24, 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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Reverse Mortgages Workshop "Too Good to Be True?" (PF)

When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

Confused by the ads on TV? Not sure if a reverse mortgage is the right move for you? Join Robbie Loker, Reverse Mortgage Consultant for an informational session. This presentation will review the basics about this government-insured mortgage program for homeowners age 62+. Co-sponsored by Calvert Library and Calvert NAACP.

Register

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On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, May 25, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 1

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

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

When: Tuesday, May 29, 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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Song Circle / Jam Session (SOCC)

When: Wednesday, May 30, 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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Screening and Discussion of Josiah (PF)

When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

Join us for a 40-minute documentary and discussion about Josiah Henson. He rescued 118 enslaved people. He raised millions for the abolitionist cause. He helped start a freeman settlement, called Dawn, that was known as one of the final stops on the Underground Railroad. He was one of the inspirations for Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, the novel that Abraham Lincoln jokingly blamed for starting the Civil War. And before all this, Josiah Henson was brutally enslaved for more than forty years. Come see his story. We’ll discuss what his life’s story means for us today when considering race in our community.

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