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Monday, October 01, 2012

Teen Reading and Writing Group  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM  Teen Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
The Teen Readers and Writers Group for people ages 13--18 will meet at the Oakland library on the first Monday of each month from 5:00 until 7:30. Teens will meet to read, discuss, and do creative projects related to young adult literature. Sign up in advance by contacting Keela at 301-334-3996 x.115 or keela@relib.net.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:15 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
A time of stories, crafts, and fun filled activities for children ages 3-5.
Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.  This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!
Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June and August.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
 
 TOPIC:  OTTERS
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   Thumbs Up

 

Head Start Readers  12:15 PM - 1:15 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library

Accident Head Start children will be escorted by their teachers to the library, where they will be read a story and get to select a book to take home.  Parents or legal guardians with photo IDs or proof of address will help children get their own library cards. Smile

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Story Tails  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library

This month we will have Maggie here with us for StoryTails: Children Reading to Dogs.  This program is designed to help children develop confidence in reading.  Each child reads to a dog for 15-20 minutes with the dog's handler sitting nearby to give reading assistance if necessary.  All dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International. At the end of each reading session, each child will receive a bookmark with a picture of the dog that they read to.  This program provides a great opportunity for kids who need to work on reading skills and would like the opportunity to read to an animal.

Friday, October 05, 2012

Homeschoolers @ the Library--REGISTRATION REQUIRED  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room

Lego Robotics with Karen Wood from the UMD Extension Office.  Registration is REQUIRED due to limited space and materials.  Please contact Keela at 301-334-3996 x.115 or keela@relib.net to register.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Head Start - Library Book Checkout  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Head Start students will be coming to the library to checkout books from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:15 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.  This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June and August.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
 
 TOPIC:  Mouse Paint   Tongue
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

Accident Adult Book Club  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Accident Adult Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Newcomers are welcome.  The book selected for October is Wild by Cheryl Strayed.       Regular members have been put on a hold list for copies of this book.  If you would like to be added to the list, let us know (see contact info below).
Friday, October 12, 2012

STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
   TOPIC:  Bears     
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Oakland Library Closed  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 North Second St.
The Oakland Library will be closed in observance of the Autumn Glory Festival.
Grantsville Library Adult Book Club  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville Grantsville Library

Grantsville Library's Adult Book Club meets the second Saturday of each month.  Please join us.  Bring a snack...we'll eat, chat...and talk about what we've read.  October's selection is Traffic by Tom Vanderbilt.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

*** No Children's Story Time today***   Children Services
Branch: Accident 
Local History/ Genealogy Assistance  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 
Assistance specifically with resources in the Local History and Genealogy section is available.
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:15 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
A time of stories, crafts, and fun filled activites for children ages 3-5.
Young Readers' Book Club  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Young Readers Club is a book discussion group for readers age nine through twelve.  The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from September through November and January through May.
 
You must be pre-registered to attend this program.
 
Students will be provided with books that they will read and discuss with the group.  They will also enjoy a craft, game, or activity and a snack based upon themes relevant to the particular book selected for the program.  If interested please contact Keela Pfaff at 301-334-3996 ext. 115.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June and August.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
 
 TOPIC:  Leaves
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Local History/ Genealogy Assistance  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 
Assistance specifically with resources in the Local History and Genealogy section is available.
Home Schoolers  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  Children's/Teens
Branch: Accident Accident Library
All home-schooled children and teens are invited to participate in programs and activities at the Accident library on the third Thursday of the month, September through May.
Today Mr. Bob Bantz will talk about the French and Indian War and also share some Native American tools.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Local History/ Genealogy Assistance  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 
Assistance specifically with resources in the Local History and Genealogy section is available.
Head Start - Library Book Checkout  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Head Start students will be coming to the library to checkout books from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:15 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
*** No Children's Story Hour Today ***  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library

No Children's Story Hour today.

Kids' Book Club  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
Kids Book Club is a book discussion group for children ages six through eight.  Programs are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month from September through November and January through May.
 
You must be pre-registered to attend this program.
 
Students will be provided with books that they will read and discuss with the group.  They will also enjoy a craft or other fun activity and have a snack based on the themes relevant to the book selection for that month.  If interested please contact Keela Pfaff at 301-334-3996 ext. 115.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June and August.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
 
 TOPIC:  Chesapeake Bay / CRABS   Embarrassed
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)

 

Head Start Readers  12:15 PM - 1:15 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Accident Head Start children will be escorted by their teachers to the library, where they will be read a story and get to select a book to take home. Smile
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

LapSit  10:30 AM - 11:15 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
A children's program designed especially for babies and toddlers (children age three and under).  LapSit is a special program that incorporates singing, rhymes, stories, and other activities that will entertain and stimulate children’s language skills.  A parent or caregiver must stay with the child for the program.
Storytime  10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 

A time of stories, crafts and fun filled activities for children ages 3-5.

Children's Story Hour  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts, & activities on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.  This program is geared towards children ages 3-5.  Come join the fun!
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Children's Hour  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Meeting Room
An hour of stories, crafts, and fun for preschoolers age 3-5, held each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:30am, except in June and August.  Children's Hour teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letter and number recognition, and vocabulary building.
STORYTIME  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Meeting Room at the Grantsville Branch
   TOPIC:  Bears     
 
Children will enjoy an hour of stories, crafts and activities on WEDNESAYS from 11:00am - NOON. Birth - Age Eight are welcome to attend with an adult; the focus group is preschoolers age 3-5.Throughout this hour, children will build social, listening, vocabulary, & creative skills as well as letter and number recognition   =O)