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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 [...]

2019-04-29T09:09:07-05:00April 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 [...]

2019-04-17T14:44:59-05:00April 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 [...]

2018-10-09T14:22:42-05:00October 5th, 2018|News|

Net neutrality is important for library services

LETTER TO THE EDITOR by Board of Trustees, Charles County Public Library Sep 21, 2018 Download this article in PDF format Charles County Public Library would like to urge residents of the community to reach out to their congressional representative about net neutrality being absolutely [...]

2018-10-09T14:50:58-05:00September 21st, 2018|News|

Local Book Club Reviews Social Issues through Literature

By CHARLIE WRIGHT cwright@somdnews.com April 27, 2018 Download this article in PDF format The eloquent musings of Paul Lawrence Dunbar and Maya Angelou echoed through P.D. Brown Memorial Branch library on Tuesday as the Writers of Color Book Club gathered to celebrate National Poetry Month. [...]

2018-09-14T13:12:02-05:00May 3rd, 2018|News|
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