CCPL is excited to introduce a new program series in 2023:  CCPL’s HOW 2 Program Series!

The “How 2” program series are programs aimed to teach new skills, techniques and increase your knowledge! This series will touch on everything from financial literacy, to art and craft techniques, genealogy, workforce development and career advancement, college readiness and so much more! Below is our “How 2” Program Series schedule for 2023. Check back here for new programs and updates! 

Interested in presenting a “How 2” program at the library? Fill out our Presenter Proposal Form – and don’t forget to include that you are interested in being part of the program series! 

How 2: Understand Financial Aid and Scholarships!Show Me the Money: Understanding Financial Aid and Scholarships © CCPL’s College Bound Series with Tamara Baptiste – 1.11 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Write a Winning Resume! Resume Writing Workshop with Constance Hallinan Lagan – 1.17 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Start Your African American Genealogy Search African American Genealogy 101 Workshop with Nicka Sewell-Smith – 2.7 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Make Money on eBay! With Mike & Sue Ivankovich
eBay 101: The Basics of Buying & Selling on eBay – 2.13 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event
eBAY 201 – Beyond the Basics of Buying & Selling on eBay – 2.22 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Grow Wealth & Build Your MoneyFinancial Literacy Workshop  with World Systems Builder – 2.23 | 6 PM @ Waldorf West Branch (Meeting room A)

How 2: Understand the Wills and Estate Planning Process Wills and Estate Process 101 3.13 | 6 PM @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Sew! Sewing Machine 101 for Beginners  3.14 | 5:30 PM @ Waldorf West Branch (Group Room 3)

How 2: Understand & Apply for Medicare ABCD’s of Medicare 3.15 | 2 PM @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Meal Plan for Diabetes Meal Planning Tips for People with Diabetes 3.22 | 2 PM @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Make a Recycled Seed Starting Pot Adult Stay & Make: Seed Starting Pots 3.25 | 2 PM @ Potomac Branch

How 2: Get Financial Assistance for Hospital Bills Hospital Charity Care 101 with Dollar For – 4.5 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Increase Cash Flow & Manage Debt Financial Literacy Workshop with World System Builder – 4.6 | 6 PM @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Understand Asset Accumulation Strategies Financial Literacy Workshop with World Systems Builder – 4.11 | 6 PM @ La Plata Branch

How 2: Successfully Transition from High School to College – You Got In, Now What? Successfully Transition from High School to College © CCPL’s College Bound Series with Tamara Baptiste – 4.12 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Compost with Geobins Composting 101 Workshop with UME Master Gardeners – 4.22 | 10 AM @ Potomac Branch

How 2: Grow Your Own Microgreens Growing Microgreens Workshop – 4.29 | 11 AM @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Ferment Vegetables! Fermenting Vegetables Workshop with Contraband Ferments – 5.4 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event 

How 2: Prepare for College! How to College: Lifeskills © CCPL’s College Bound Series with Tamara Baptiste – 5.10 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Understand & Apply for Medicare ABCD’s of Medicare 6.7 | 6 PM @ La Plata Branch

How 2: Understand & Apply for Medicare ABCD’s of Medicare – 6. 14 | 2 PM @ Potomac Branch

How 2: Start Your Own Podcast! Podcasting 101 Workshop – 6.22 |  6 PM @ P.D. Brown Branch 

How 2: Master the Common App Essay! Art of the Humble Brag: Constructing Your College Essay ©CCPL’s College Bound Series with Tamara Baptiste – 6.14 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Apply to College as a First-Gen College Student! College 102: Applying to College When You’re First-Gen © CCPL’s College Bound Series with Tamara Baptiste – 7.12 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How  2: Make Simple & Delicious Vegan Meals! Vegan Cooking On the Go Workshop with Rosaline Law – 7.18 | 6 PM  @ La Plata Branch

How 2: Protect Your Assets & Liabilities Preparing with Proper Protection Financial Literacy Workshop with World Systems Builder –  8.3 | 6 PM @ Potomac Branch

How 2: Start a Nonprofit! Nonprofit 101 for the 501 with The Nonprofit Institute at the College of Southern Maryland  – 8.9 | 6 PM @ Waldorf West Branch (Meeting room A)

How 2: Tackle the Federal Job Application Process – Federal Resume Writing & Job Application Workshop with Easterseals Veteran Staffing Network 9.6 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Master the Common Application Unlocking the Common Application © CCPL’s College Bound Series with Tamara Baptiste – 9.13 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Understand & Apply for Medicare ABCD’s of Medicare – 9.13.23 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Make an Emergency Response Kit Emergency Response Kit Workshop with Charles County Emergency Services– 9.16 | 11 AM @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Preserve Your Wealth for Generations to Come Fulfilling long term goals Financial Literacy Workshop with World Systems Builder – 10.5 | 6 PM  @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Understand Financial Aid and ScholarshipsShow Me the Money: Understanding Financial Aid and Scholarships © – 10.11 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Understand and Prepare Advanced Directives

Advanced Directives Workshop – 10.12 | 2 PM @ La Plata Branch 

Advanced Directives Workshop – 10.17 | 6 PM @ P.D. Brown Branch

How 2: Write Your First Novel How to Write a Novel (& Get it Published) with John DeDakis – 11.2 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Braid Hair Hair Braiding Workshop with Hair Braiding is a S.T.E.M – 11.16 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event

How 2: Declutter & Organize with the KonMari Method Spark Joy: Organizing with the KonMari Method  with Shannon Honeycutt – 12.7 | 6 PM @ Virtual Event 

How 2: Understand & Apply for Medicare ABCD’s of Medicare 12.13.23 | 2 PM @ Waldorf West Branch- Meeting Room A

How 2: Understand the Financial Impact of Your Health Your Health & Wealth Financial Literacy Workshop with World Systems Builder – 12.14 | 6 PM @ Waldorf West Branch (Mtg Room A)