Charles County Opens Three Libraries for Computer Use by Appointment

Charles County opens three libraries for computer use by appointment By Caleb M. Soptelean csoptelean@somdnews.com April 12, 2021 Download this article in PDF format As of April 12, three of Charles County's public library branches are open for computer use by reservation in one-hour blocks. [...]

2021-04-13T18:47:16-04:00April 13th, 2021|News, News & Press Releases|

Where literacy meets the road — mobile library is back

By MARTY MADDEN mmadden@somdnews.com March 4th, 2021 Download this News Article in PDF format Reading and learning are on a roll in Charles County. Since 2017, the entire jurisdiction has been served by a mobile library — some old-timers might still call it a [...]

2021-03-05T10:22:33-05:00March 5th, 2021|News|

Town Celebrates Recovery with Bed Races

Town Celebrates Recovery with Bed Races Charles County 04/28/2019 By The BayNet Staff Download this News Article in PDF format La Plata, MD - April 28 marks the 17th anniversary of an early evening tornado that clobbered the Town of La Plata, the county seat [...]

2019-04-29T09:09:07-04:00April 29th, 2019|News, News & Press Releases|

Local legal figures convene traffic stop advice panel

By Lindsay Renner-Wood lrenner-wood@somdnews.com April 17, 2019 Download this News Article in PDF format In the moment, a traffic stop can be an unnerving experience. If the stop results in a ticket, the ensuing trip through the court system can be just as harrowing and [...]

2019-04-17T14:44:59-04:00April 17th, 2019|News|

‘Freedom Songs’ rock Waldorf West Branch Library

By Jamie Anfenson-Comeau janfenson-comeau@somdnews.com Feb 20, 2019 Download this article in PDF format The music of African American history – from the spirituals sung by enslaved peoples to jazz, rock, rap and R&B of the 20th century – helped shape and define this nation. “Music [...]

2019-02-21T09:09:31-05:00February 21st, 2019|News|

Mobile Library Spreads Services Around the County

Mobile Library Spreads Services Around the County By MARK BELTON County Administrator and JANET SALAZAR Library Executive Director Feb 15, 2019 Download this article in PDF format Books open the imagination and bring life to fictional and non-fictional stories. The Charles County Public Library helps [...]

2019-02-19T08:35:24-05:00February 19th, 2019|News|

Library’s Adopt-a-Book adds loved reads to collection

By DARWIN WEIGEL dweigel@somdnews.com Feb 1, 2019 Download this article in PDF format The Charles County Public Library system revived its Adopt-a-Book program last fall to help residents get involved with the library’s book collection — and to have patrons share their favorite books [...]

2019-02-06T09:28:35-05:00February 1st, 2019|News|

Volunteers help save a life during homeless count

By PAUL LAGASSE plagasse@somdnews.com Jan 28, 2019 Download this article in PDF format A team of volunteers from LifeStyles of Maryland helped save a life last Wednesday evening while they were out conducting a head count of the county’s homeless residents. The volunteers were [...]

2019-01-30T10:00:14-05:00January 28th, 2019|News|

Bullying event highlights shared responsibility, overcoming adversity

By JOHNATHON CLINKSCALES jclinkscales@somdnews.com Oct 5, 2018 Download this article in PDF format Beyond the Classroom Inc., in partnership with the Charles County Public Library system, hosted a forum on Saturday at Waldorf West Library to discuss bullying prevention, child safety tips and school security [...]

2018-10-09T14:22:42-04:00October 5th, 2018|News|
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