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Monday, July 02, 2012

Meet Polaris   Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville 102 Parkside Drive

Come to an Open House Demonstration to meet Polaris - our new online catalog - on Monday, July 2, at 2 p.m. or 6 p.m., in Grantsville Library's meeting room. Information covered will include basic searches, placing holds, managing personal accounts, and, time permitting, saving a search and creating lists. The event is free and open to the public, with no registration required. More details are available at this link.

Meet Author Chris Meister  6:00 PM - 7:45 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second Street

Join us for a lecture by Chris Meister, author of “James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture,” at the Oakland Library on Monday, July 2, at 6 p.m. The Garrett County Courthouse is among the courthouses featured in his large-format, 334-page book that contains 150 black-and-white and 54 color photos, along with a subject and location index. In addition to his lecture, Meister will sell and sign copies of his book at this event, which is free and open to the public. Books are $50 each, cash only.  Registration is not required, but a courtesy call or email to the contact listed below is highly encouraged and appreciated.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Summer Reading Club  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
The Night Sky!!!   With special guest presenter Dr. Bob Doyle of Frostburg State University. Summer Reading Club is for kids of all ages.  Come join the fun!
Thursday, July 05, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Children's Area
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Thursday in July from 10:30 until 11:30.  Today's topic is the Night Sky.  Stories, games, activities, crafts, and a guest presentation by Bob Doyle, Frostburg State University Planetarium, will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged.
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!!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Summer Reading Club  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library

Bats!!!  With special guest presenter Dan Fellers of Appalachian Laboratories.  Summer Reading Club is for all ages of kids.  Come join the fun!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Children's Area
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Wednesday in July from 10:30 until 11:30.  Today's topic is Overnight Camping.  Stories, games, activities, crafts, and a guest presentation by Eric Savage, MD State Park Ranger, will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged.
SUMMER READING CLUB  11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Grantsville Library
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages birth to 14 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Wednesday in July from 11:AM until 12:15PM.  Today's topic is BATS.  Stories, games, activities, crafts, and a guest presentation by staff from the Appalachian Environmental Lab will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged. Dream Big--Read! 
 
Accident Adult Book Club  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
We will be discussing The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark.
Thursday, July 12, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Children's Area
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Thursday in July from 10:30 until 11:30.  Today's program is a Glow in the Dark Party!  Stories, games, activities, and crafts will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged.
Friday, July 13, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children of all ages are invited to our Summer Reading Club for a fun filled time of stories, crafts and other activities. Our theme for today is Creatures of the Night - Nocturnal Animals.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Summer Reading Club  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Nocturnal Animals!!!  With special guest presenter Eric Savage of the Dept. of Natural Resources.  Summer Reading Club is for kids of all ages.  Come join the fun!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Oakland Library
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Wednesday in July from 10:30 until 11:30.  Today's topic is Nocturnal Animals.  Stories, games, activities, crafts, and a guest presentation by staff from the Discovery Center will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged.
SUMMER READING CLUB  11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Grantsville Library
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages birth to 14 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Wednesday in July from 11:AM until 12:15PM.  Today's topic is "STARS & Camping."  Stories, games, crafts, gift bags and a presentation will be available. 
 
Pre-registration is encouraged. Dream Big--Read!  
 
 
Thursday, July 19, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Children's Area
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Thursday in July from 10:30 until 11:30.  Today's topic is Nocturnal Animals.  Stories, games, activities, crafts, and a guest presentation by staff from the Discovery Center will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged.
Insurance Information for Consumers  1:30 PM - 5:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville 102 Parkside Drive

Trained staff representing the Maryland Insurance Administration will be available at the Grantsville Library from 1:30 - 5 p.m. to answer questions and provide consumer materials on all type of insurance products. "A key aspect of the Maryland Insurance Administration’s mission involves educating the citizens of our state about the choices available to them as consumers of insurance products,” says Therese M. Goldsmith, Maryland Insurance Commissioner. 

A schedule of agency outreach activities and consumer materials are available on the agency's website. For information, call 410-468-2360.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Insurance Information for Consumers  9:30 AM - 2:30 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Oakland 6 N. Second St.

Trained staff representing the Maryland Insurance Administration will be available at the Oakland Library from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. to answer questions and provide consumer materials on all type of insurance products. "A key aspect of the Maryland Insurance Administration’s mission involves educating the citizens of our state about the choices available to them as consumers of insurance products,” says Therese M. Goldsmith, Maryland Insurance Commissioner. 

A schedule of agency outreach activities and consumer materials are available on the agency's website. For information, call 410-468-2360.

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children of all ages are invited to our Summer Reading Club for a fun filled time of stories, crafts and other activities. Our theme for today is A Starry Night - Astronomy & Painting with Bonnie.
Monday, July 23, 2012

Reading with Author Rose Gordy  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Grantsville Grantsville Library

Join us for a reading and book signing with local author Rose Gordy. Her books, which will be available for sale, include:

  • Stairs to the Attic:  A Collection of Poetry
  • Unsettled Lives: A Collection of Short Stories
  • The Ladies Baltimore:  Mothers & Daughters Alone & Together
  • Into the Green Unknown:  And Other Science Fiction Stories
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Summer Reading Club  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Children Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library
Owls!!! With special guest presenter Kevin Dodge of Garrett College.  Summer Reading Club is for kids of all ages.  Come join the fun!
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Oakland Library
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Wednesday in July from 10:30 until 11:30.  Tentative plans--Today's program is a Glow in the Dark Party!  Stories, games, activities, crafts will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged.
SUMMER READING CLUB  11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  Children Services
Branch: Grantsville Grantsville Library
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages birth to 14 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Wednesday in July from 11:AM until 12:15PM. Stories, games, activities, crafts, and a guest presentation by staff from the MD. Dept. of Natural Resources will be available. Join us to see & learn about OWLS.
 
Pre-registration is encouraged. Dream Big--Read! 
Wednesday Night Chess  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Adult Services
Branch: Accident Accident Library

Wednesday Night Chess at the Accident Branch of the Ruth Enlow Library

 

Anyone interested in the game of chess is welcome to drop in between 5 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday through September, starting July 25th.  If there is interest, we’ll continue it either year-round or April – October.  All skill levels are welcome.  We have seven chess sets available, or you can bring your own.  Come to watch, come to learn, come to practice, come to be challenged, and come to play!  If anyone has a timing clock, that might be interesting to bring along. 

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Oakland Children's Area
Dream Big--Read! 
 
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to participate in Summer Reading Club every Thursday in July from 10:30 until 11:30.  Today's topic is Overnight Camping.  Stories, games, activities, crafts, and a guest presentation by Eric Savage, MD State Park Ranger, will be available.  Pre-registration is encouraged.
Friday, July 27, 2012

Summer Reading Club  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Children Services
Branch: Kitzmiller 
Children of all ages are invited to our Summer Reading Club for a fun filled time of stories, crafts and other activities. Today is our Dream Big Pajama Party - Hooray!!
Saturday, July 28, 2012

Friendsville Library Closed for Friendsville Days   Adult Services
Branch: Friendsville Friendsville
The Friendsville Library will be closed today in observance of Friendsville Days.