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  • 1:00 PM
    Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop (PF)
  • 6:00 PM
    Green Crafting (PF)
  • 6:00 PM
    Calvert Library Uncanny Con! Interview with author, Ryan North & Trivia! (PF)
2
  • 9:30 AM
    Introduction to Finding Grants (PF)
  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles
3
  • 7:30 AM
    FULL! On the Go: Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
  • 10:00 AM
    Master Gardeners: Help Heal the Planet With Your Garden (CRB)
  • 12:00 PM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
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5
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Meet the Artist Reception and Poetry Reading (TB)
6
  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Writers by the Bay @ the Library (PF)
7
  • 3:00 PM
    CANCELLED Artist Meet & Greet: Julia Musengo (PF)
8
  • 10:00 AM
    Calvert Conversations (TB)
  • 7:00 PM
    Alzheimer's Caregivers Support (PF)
9
  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)
10
  • 11:00 AM
    Celebrate Calvert WWI veterans with the Naval Academy Brass Quintet (PF)
  • 1:00 PM
    Learn Mahjongg (SO)
11
  • 2:30 PM
    White Privilege: Let's Talk (Middleham)
12
  • 1:00 PM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center (FV) Cancelled today
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Book Discussion - Any book or movie on World War I (TB)
  • 7:00 PM
    Calvert Eats Local- Dine Out (Dream Weaver's Cafe)
13
  • 2:00 PM
    Calvert Library Board of Trustees Meeting (FV)
  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
14
  • 10:00 AM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
  • 10:00 AM
    MD Workforce Exchange Resume Workshop
  • 1:00 PM
    MD Workforce Exchange Job Search Workshop
  • 1:00 PM
    Canceled JobSource Mobile Career Center (PF)
  • 2:00 PM
    Memoirs & Creative Writing Workshop (PF)
  • 7:00 PM
    Library Foundation meeting
15
  • 6:00 PM
    Spencer Riddile's Art Show Opening Reception (SO)
16
  • 6:30 PM
    Pub Quiz (PF)
  • 6:30 PM
    Pub Quiz Spectator
17
  • 12:00 PM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
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19
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    American Presidents, North Korean Dictators and the Elephants in the Room (PF)
20
  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
  • 7:00 PM
    Destination Book Discussion- Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (PF)
21
  • 2:00 PM
    Fairview Book Discussion Group (FV) The Leftovers
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26
  • 2:00 PM
    Green Crafting (SO)
27
  • 6:00 PM
    Flying Needles: Knitting, Crocheting & Portable Crafting Group (SO)
28
  • 10:00 AM
    Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)
  • 6:30 PM
    Song Circle / Jam Session (SO)
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  • 1:00 PM
    On Pins & Needles (PF)

Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop (PF)

When: Thursday, November 01, 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, November 01, 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.

Calvert Library Uncanny Con! Interview with author, Ryan North & Trivia! (PF)

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 2 & 3

Interview with RYAN NORTH, author of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and trivia fun!

Ryan North is the (New York Times bestselling, Eisner-award winning) creator of Dinosaur Comics, the co-editor of the Machine of Death series, and the author of To Be or Not To Be, the choose-your-own-path version of Hamlet! He has written the "Adventure Time" comic and writes "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" for Marvel Comics, who you might know from their movies about an iron man. Bring your questions for this fun, awesome author! Trivia at 6pm and Ryan North at 7pm.

Introduction to Finding Grants (PF)

When: Friday, November 02, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Computer Area

The Foundation Center has improved its website. This class will showcase the new features and show you how to best find potential funders. Join us and learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants!

On Pins & Needles

When: Friday, November 02, 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.

FULL! On the Go: Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

When: Saturday, November 03, 2018 - 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Sunderland Park N Ride

Ride the rails with Calvert Library, November 3, 7:30am - 6:30pm. $85 includes bus, train and lunch! Pick up/drop off at Sunderland Park N' Ride. Must pay in person at a Calvert Library. Sorry, no refunds or credit cards, but reservations are transferable.

Master Gardeners: Help Heal the Planet With Your Garden (CRB)

When: Saturday, November 03, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, PF

Learn how to encourage native wildlife, reduce greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, take pollutants out of the air, and improve water cycling with your garden.

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Saturday, November 03, 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, November 05, 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.

Meet the Artist Reception and Poetry Reading (TB)

When: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Living Room

Meet local artist Jeff Smallwood at Twin Beaches Branch. He will be sharing his love of photography and ekphrastic poetry at this special event.

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

When: Tuesday, November 06, 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, November 06, 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.

CANCELLED Artist Meet & Greet: Julia Musengo (PF)

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Café

THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED

Meet artist Julia Musengo whose paintings are on display at Calvert Library Prince Frederick.

Calvert Conversations (TB)

When: Thursday, November 08, 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.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support (PF)

When: Thursday, November 08, 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, November 09, 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.

Celebrate Calvert WWI veterans with the Naval Academy Brass Quintet (PF)

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

Calvert Library commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Highlighted will be the names of those who served and died, as listed on the Court House monument, erected in 1920. The Naval Academy Brass Quintet will be providing a musical tribute starting at 10:45am.

Learn Mahjongg (SO)

When: Saturday, November 10, 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.

White Privilege: Let's Talk (Middleham)

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Middleham & St. Peter's

The Big Conversation Committee is offering a 4-session workshop on white privilege. The small group workshop will examine what white privilege is, its origins, how privilege is made manifest in ourselves and systemically and its consequences. It will include why white people are fragile about talking about race, and finally how to become an ally in the work of dismantling racism and privilege. Both leaders and participants will be on the same learning journey to build understanding. Sign-up by emailing bigconmsp@gmail.com or calling 410-326-4948. Space limited.

JobSource Mobile Career Center (FV) Cancelled today

When: Monday, November 12, 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, November 12, 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 - Any book or movie on World War I (TB)

When: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Twin Beaches Branch in Living Room

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of
World War I, we will be discussing any book or movie about WWI. Ask a librarian for recommendations, or see the display at Twin Beaches Library.

Calvert Eats Local- Dine Out (Dream Weaver's Cafe)

When: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Dream Weaver Café

Reserve your spot at Dream Weaver's eat local celebration. Price is $30/person and includes tax and tip. Checks should be made payable to Dream Weaver Cafe. The menu is subject to change depending on locally available ingredients of course, but has in the past included pork chops from Windy Willow, sausage from Windy Willow, herb roasted chicken with sausage stuffing, butternut squash soup, pommes anna (potatoes), apple/cabbage/onion/cheese casserole, apple cobbler and sweet potato pies. Encourage local agriculture, discover ways to eat locally, and share resources, energy, good ideas and great food!

Calvert Library Board of Trustees Meeting (FV)

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fairview Branch in Large Room

Monthly meeting of the Calvert Library Board of Trustees.

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

When: Tuesday, November 13, 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, November 14, 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.

MD Workforce Exchange Resume Workshop

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 1

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, November 14, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Meeting Room 1

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 JobSource Mobile Career Center (PF)

When: Wednesday, November 14, 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

Memoirs & Creative Writing Workshop (PF)

When: Wednesday, November 14, 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.

Library Foundation meeting

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Storytime Room

Library Foundation monthly meeting

Spencer Riddile's Art Show Opening Reception (SO)

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Southern Branch in Meeting Room

Local artist, Spencer Riddile, will have his watercolor paintings on display at the Southern Branch from November to December. All are welcome to his opening reception on November 15th from 6:00-8:00pm.

Pub Quiz (PF)

When: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1, 2 & 3

For one night only, the library won’t help you find the answers. But that won’t stop us from asking plenty of tough questions.
Pre-register for $75 per team of up to 6 adults. Cash prize to the top 3 teams! Limited space, register early at any Calvert Library location! Must pay to be considered registered.

$5 per spectator by separate registration. Only 20 spaces for spectators!

Friends of Calvert Library fundraiser. Wine and beer are $5, snacks are free.

Pub Quiz Spectator

When: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in

Space is limited! $5/person

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Saturday, November 17, 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.

Green Crafting (SO)

When: Monday, November 19, 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.

American Presidents, North Korean Dictators and the Elephants in the Room (PF)

When: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Combined Room - 1 & 2

Doug Norton’s Code Word series political thrillers are a fictional take on a clear and present danger. His talk, “American Presidents, North Korean Dictators, and the Elephants in the Room” relates the first two books to current events. Register to meet Doug, and get a chance to win Code Word: Paternity and Code Word: Pandora.

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

When: Tuesday, November 20, 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.

Remind Me 2 Days Before Event

Destination Book Discussion- Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (PF)

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Calvert Library Prince Frederick in Mamma Lucia's PF

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch. Interested in string theory? Try this mind-bending, relentlessly paced science-fiction thriller, in which an ordinary man is kidnapped, knocked unconscious--and awakens in a world inexplicably different from the reality he thought he knew. Dinner at 6pm at Mamma Lucia’s Prince Frederick. Discussion at 7pm.

Remind Me 2 Days Before Event

Fairview Book Discussion Group (FV) The Leftovers

When: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Fairview Branch in Small Room

Join us for a lively discussion about "The Leftovers" by Tom Perrotta. What if―whoosh, right now, with no explanation―a number of us simply vanished? Would some of us collapse? Would others of us go on, one foot in front of the other, as we did before the world turned upside down? With heart, intelligence and a rare ability to illuminate the struggles inherent in ordinary lives, Tom Perrotta's "The Leftovers" is a startling, thought-provoking novel about love, connection and loss.

Remind Me 2 Days Before Event

Green Crafting (SO)

When: Monday, November 26, 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.

Remind Me 2 Days Before Event

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

When: Tuesday, November 27, 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.

Remind Me 2 Days Before Event

Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble & More (PF)

When: Wednesday, November 28, 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.

Register

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Song Circle / Jam Session (SO)

When: Wednesday, November 28, 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.

Remind Me 2 Days Before Event

On Pins & Needles (PF)

When: Friday, November 30, 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.

Remind Me 2 Days Before Event