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  • 9:30 AM
    Cuddle Time
  • 10:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 11:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 1:00 PM
    Clark Center Book Discussion
  • 2:00 PM
    Homeschool STEM Club
  • 3:00 PM
    Fall Crafternoon
  • 5:30 PM
    NaNoWriMo Kick Off
  • 6:00 PM
    Block Party!
  • 6:30 PM
    ¡Let's Learn Spanish! Story Time
  • 7:30 PM
    Star Gazing
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3
  • 9:30 AM
    The Waldorf Adult Book Discussion
  • 2:00 PM
    Indoor Star Party
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5
  • 9:30 AM
    (Waldorf West) Cuddle Time Story Time
  • 10:00 AM
    (Waldorf West) Toddler Story Time
  • 10:45 AM
    (Waldorf West) Preschool Story Time
  • 6:00 PM
    ***CANCELLED*** Time Traveling Kids
  • 6:00 PM
    Cooking with Herbs and Spice
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  • 9:30 AM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown) Cuddle Time
  • 10:00 AM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime
  • 11:00 AM
    Homeschool STEM Club
  • 11:00 AM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime
  • 1:00 PM
    Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion
  • 6:30 PM
    Women in Science
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  • 9:00 AM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 9:00 AM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 9:30 AM
    Cuddle Time
  • 10:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 10:30 AM
    Art Exploration Teen Edition: Gustav Klimt
  • 11:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 1:30 PM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown): Tea and Trivia!
  • 2:00 PM
    Advanced Homeschool STEM Club
  • 2:00 PM
    Canceled - Understanding Business Insurance
  • 6:00 PM
    CANCELLED - Block Party!
  • 6:00 PM
    STEAM Club: Paper Circuit Cards that Light Up!
  • 6:30 PM
    Women in Science
  • 7:00 PM
    La Plata Book Discussion
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  • 1:00 PM
    TUFF: The Teen Underground Film Festival-CANCELED
  • 2:00 PM
    Ask the Computer Lady
  • 3:00 PM
    CANCELED: Paws to Read
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  • 10:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 10:00 AM
    ***CANCELLED*** Alzheimer's Association: Effective Communication Strategies
  • 10:00 AM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown) "Movers and Shakers" Toddler Storytime
  • 11:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 6:00 PM
    Sewing Lounge
  • 6:00 PM
    Intro to 3D Printing
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  • 9:30 AM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown) Cuddle Time
  • 10:00 AM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime
  • 11:00 AM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime
  • 2:00 PM
    Clases de Computadoras en Español
  • 6:00 PM
    Book Folding Club
  • 6:00 PM
    Crafty Kids: Macaroni Art
  • 6:00 PM
    In Stitches: Pitch Perfect Movie Night
  • 6:00 PM
    Family Movie and Play Night - An American Tail
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  • 9:00 AM
    Canceled: (Waldorf P.D. Brown): JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 9:30 AM
    Cuddle Time
  • 10:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 10:30 AM
    Art Exploration: Helen Hardin
  • 11:00 AM
    Preschool Story Time
  • 2:00 PM
    Art Exploration: Helen Hardin
  • 6:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Evening Story Time
  • 6:00 PM
    **CANCELLED** Alzheimer's Association: Effective Communication Strategies
  • 6:00 PM
    Maker Night
16
  • 9:30 AM
    My Fresh Start: Free Showers
  • 6:00 PM
    ***CANCELLED*** Minecraft for Kids!
17
  • 10:00 AM
    Saturday Book Discussion
  • 10:30 AM
    My First Book Club
  • 11:00 AM
    Waldorf West Family Story Time
  • 2:00 PM
    Life Sized Super Mario
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19
  • 6:30 PM
    So You Were Pulled Over
20
  • 11:00 AM
    Preschool Fun with Turkeys
  • 6:30 PM
    Movie Discussion Group
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26
  • 10:30 AM
    Crafts, Conversation and Coffee
  • 6:00 PM
    Spanish Conversational Club
  • 6:00 PM
    Jazzy Yarns Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac
27
  • 6:00 PM
    Teen Interest Group
  • 6:30 PM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown): Writers of Color Book Discussion Group
28
  • 11:00 AM
    Indian Head Senior Center Book Club
  • 6:00 PM
    Salt Painting: Koi Fish
  • 6:00 PM
    Jam Session for Teens
  • 6:00 PM
    Family Movie and Play Night - An American Tail
29
  • 6:00 PM
    Filmmaking for Teens
  • 6:00 PM
    Sharpie Art
30

Cuddle Time

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: A fun and unique storytime that will teach babies social skills, listening comprehension and the foundations of reading through board books and songs! Recommended for birth-2.

Preschool Story Time

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session. Recommended for ages 2-5.

Preschool Story Time

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session. Recommended for ages 2-5.

Clark Center Book Discussion

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: Discuss classic and contemporary titles voted on by the group. In November, we will discuss The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Recommended for ages 55 and over.

Homeschool STEM Club

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for fun, learning, and socializing as we explore STEM themes. In November we will be learning about robotics using LEGO WeDo.
Recommended for ages 6-9.

Fall Crafternoon

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in

Description: Come make all kinds of crafts as we use all of our leftover craft supplies! Make monkeys, goldfish, dot art, musical instruments and a lot more! Your imagination is the limit.
Recommended for all ages.

NaNoWriMo Kick Off

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: We're kicking of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) with a write-in at Waldorf West. Meet in the SOAR room for a brainstorming marathon writing session with your fellow local writers. We'll provide coffee and water and a space for you to get your word count going! Recommended for age 16+.

Block Party!

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Create awesome things with Lego blocks! Work together in teams or on your own then share your creations with the group! All ages are welcome.

¡Let's Learn Spanish! Story Time

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Let's learn Spanish together! Enjoy an English based storytime with some added Spanish words and watch as our Spanish vocabulary grows. We'll read books, sing songs, dance and make a craft. It will be fantástico! In November we will learn about sports.

Star Gazing

When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: Join us for our MD STEM Festival program all about star gazing! Do you enjoy looking at the stars? Join us at Milton Somers Middle School in La Plata for an evening with the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society as they teach us fun and interesting information about the planets and sun in our winter skies! Weather cooperating, we'll look at Mars and Saturn and learn about our solar system. This program is open for all ages.

The Waldorf Adult Book Discussion

When: Saturday, November 03, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: The Waldorf Adult Book Discussion is a book club for adults who enjoy a lively and informal discussion of classic and contemporary literature. The book club meets on the first Saturday of every month (holidays excluded) from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. November is "Self-Selected Non-Fiction" month. Choose any non-fiction title and share your reactions with the group. Recommended for ages 18 and older.

Indoor Star Party

When: Saturday, November 03, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: We're partnering with the Southern MD Astronomical Society for an indoor star party! We'll see models of our solar system and learn about our galaxy. Explore outer space from the comfort of your local library!

(Waldorf West) Cuddle Time Story Time

When: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.

(Waldorf West) Toddler Story Time

When: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for 2 and 3 year olds and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.

(Waldorf West) Preschool Story Time

When: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: This story time is a weekly program that includes longer books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories and is designed for 3-5 year old children and their parents. This is a 45 minute program that includes a simple craft.

***CANCELLED*** Time Traveling Kids

When: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum features opportunities for young learners to experience everyday life of children at different points in history. Participants in this program will be transported over 500 years ago to a time before European settlement to learn about Native American culture in Maryland through a historical fiction book and hands-on activities. Recommended for ages 6-11. You must register for this event.

***DUE TO UNFORESEEN EVENTS, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED***

Cooking with Herbs and Spice

When: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Are you looking to add move flavor to what you cook without adding more salt and sugar? Kids and caregivers will learn the basics of incorporating spices and herbs into your meal preparation as we prepare for family meals! Kids can learn the basics of flavors from herbs and spices to use when cooking at home with family. All ages are welcome.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) Cuddle Time

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: This story time is designed for children (ages birth to 24 months) and their parents.

Children and their parents will be exposed to language, books, songs, and playful activities!

Based on time and space restraints during the Cuddle class, we cannot accommodate daycares.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Story Time is a weekly "must" for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, songs & music, flannel board activities and tons of fun!

Drop-in. No registration required.

Homeschool STEM Club

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for fun, learning, and socializing as we explore STEM themes. In November we will be learning about robotics using LEGO WeDo.
Recommended for ages 6-9.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Story Time is a weekly "must" for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, songs & music, flannel board activities and tons of fun!

Drop-in. No registration required.

Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: The Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion is a book club for adults who enjoy a lively and informal discussion of classic and contemporary literature. This month we'll read "Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence" by Tim Junkin. Recommended for ages 55 and older.

Location: 3090 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601

Women in Science

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Join us for an exciting tour through the history of remarkable women who made a difference in science. We'll explore history, science and the struggles women faced (and overcame) to become leaders in all fields of science.

JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in

Description: The Mobile Career Center is a self-contained vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art telecommunications equipment capable of being deployed inside or outside of the vehicle. It allows the Job Source to offer a full array of employment, reemployment and employers services on the go. The Mobile Career Center contains a Greeter Workstation, a Resource Area, Employee Work space and a Confidential Interviewing Space; Computer workstations and one computer server with the ability to accommodate additional people, through the use of wireless laptops that have Internet Access. The Mobile Career Center is ADA accessible with a working wheelchair ramp providing access for those with limited mobility. Recommended for ages 18+

JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in

Description: The Mobile Career Center is a self-contained vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art telecommunications equipment capable of being deployed inside or outside of the vehicle. It allows the Job Source to offer a full array of employment, reemployment and employers services on the go. The Mobile Career Center contains a Greeter Workstation, a Resource Area, Employee Work space and a Confidential Interviewing Space; Computer workstations and one computer server with the ability to accommodate additional people, through the use of wireless laptops that have Internet Access. The Mobile Career Center is ADA accessible with a working wheelchair ramp providing access for those with limited mobility. Recommended for ages 18+

Cuddle Time

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: A fun and unique storytime that will teach babies social skills, listening comprehension and the foundations of reading through board books and songs! Recommended for birth-2.

Preschool Story Time

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session. Recommended for ages 2-5.

Art Exploration Teen Edition: Gustav Klimt

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for a morning of art history and a hands on art project. Attendees will learn about Gustav Klimt, what made his art so unique, and create their own one-of-a-kind art inspired by Klimt.
Recommended for ages 9-18.

Preschool Story Time

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session. Recommended for ages 2-5.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown): Tea and Trivia!

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Come celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a cup of tea and delicious refreshments. We will play trivia and learn interesting facts about Native American Culture. Recommended for ages 18 and older. Registration is required.

Registration is required. Registration opens 30 days before the program.

Advanced Homeschool STEM Club

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Older students can join us for fun, learning, and socializing as we explore STEM themes. In November we will be learning about chemical reactions.
Recommended for ages 9-18.

Canceled - Understanding Business Insurance

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Determine the precise insurance needs for your business! Topics of discussion will include Business Property, Business Liability, Professional Liability, Cyber Liability and Data Breach, Workers' Compensation, Business Owners Policy, Bonds and many other areas of interest to business owners. This is an excellent session for getting many of your insurance questions answered and eliminating any insurance woes. Registration required through https://express.csmd.edu/Online/Services?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWST001B&IE_CTGRY=CONTRACTSECTIONKEYWORDSEARCH&IE_SUBCTGRY=158160&CONSTITUENCY=WBCE

CANCELLED - Block Party!

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: This program had been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

STEAM Club: Paper Circuit Cards that Light Up!

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: This month we're making paper circuits cards! Making cards uses skills from science, technology and art. We will experiment with paper circuits and create a special card that lights up that you can take home! Recommended for ages 6-11.

Women in Science

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Join us for an exciting tour through the history of remarkable women who made a difference in science. We'll explore history, science and the struggles women faced (and overcame) to become leaders in all fields of science. Recommended for ages 9-11. Registration is required.

La Plata Book Discussion

When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: A book discussion group for those who love literature and lively discussion. In November, we will discuss Night by Elie Wiesel. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

TUFF: The Teen Underground Film Festival-CANCELED

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Come celebrate local teen filmmakers as they present their movies at our first library film festival, followed by the presentation of the Charlie Awards for various categories. Recommended for ages 12-18.

Ask the Computer Lady

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Have questions about how to use your new device? Or almost any other IT questions? Come ask our resident expert. Help available on a first come, first served basis. Recommended for ages 18+.

CANCELED: Paws to Read

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: This program for ages 5-14 lets them read to a furry friend who is a great listener. Improved reading skills and confidence are the goals. All dogs are certified therapy dogs. Recommended for ages 5-9 and 10-14. You must register for this event.

Preschool Story Time

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for stories, songs, dancing, crafts and more!
Recommended for ages 2-5.

***CANCELLED*** Alzheimer's Association: Effective Communication Strategies

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Recommended for ages 18 and over. You must register for this event.
***THIS SESSION OF THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE 11/15 SESSION BEING HELD AT 6:30PM.***

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) "Movers and Shakers" Toddler Storytime

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: A toddler story time for children ages 18 months - 36 months

This story time will teach toddlers social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letters, numbers, and vocabulary!

*An adult must accompany children*


Preschool Story Time

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for stories, songs, dancing, crafts and more!
Recommended for ages 2-5.

Sewing Lounge

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Is sewing your thing, but you don't have a sewing machine or don't have a sewing space to start creating? Come to our Sewing Lounge! We'll have our three machines ready for you to start on your new project. First-come, first-served.

Intro to 3D Printing

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Create a simple design using our 3D printer! Recommended for ages 12-18.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) Cuddle Time

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: This story time is designed for children (ages birth to 24 months) and their parents.

Children and their parents will be exposed to language, books, songs, and playful activities!

Based on time and space restraints during the Cuddle class, we cannot accommodate daycares.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Story Time is a weekly "must" for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, songs & music, flannel board activities and tons of fun!

Drop-in. No registration required.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown) Preschool Storytime

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Story Time is a weekly "must" for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, songs & music, flannel board activities and tons of fun!

Drop-in. No registration required.

Clases de Computadoras en Español

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Nuestras clases de computadoras estan diseñadas para que aprendas en una forma rapida y comoda como usar el internet , abrir y crear correos electronicos, enviar Resume y otros. Todas las clases son gratuitas. Para mas informacion pregunta por Ivette.

Book Folding Club

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in La Plata Meeting Room

Description: We're moving beyond basic book folding and taking this art to new levels. We'll do a new project every session. Recommended for ages 18 and over.

Crafty Kids: Macaroni Art

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: We will be making one-of-a-kind works of art using uncooked pasta pieces.
Recommended for ages 6-11.

In Stitches: Pitch Perfect Movie Night

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Do you love to knit or crochet? Are you interested in learning the basics of knitting? Bring your yarns and needles and enjoy working on your project as we watch "Pitch Perfect." Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Family Movie and Play Night - An American Tail

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Bring the family to Waldorf West's Imaginative Playtime Room and enjoy a family-friendly, G-rated movie and some imaginative play. One ticket per person (even infants) will be handed out one hour before the program. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Canceled: (Waldorf P.D. Brown): JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: The Mobile Career Center is a self-contained vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art telecommunications equipment capable of being deployed inside or outside of the vehicle. It allows the JobSource to offer a full array of employment, reemployment and employers services on the go. The Mobile Career Center contains a Greeter Workstation, a Resource Area, Employee Workspace and a Confidential Interviewing Space; Computer workstations and one computer server with the ability to accommodate additional people, through the use of wireless laptops that have Internet Access. The Mobile Career Center is ADA accessible with a working wheelchair ramp providing access for those with limited mobility. Recommended for ages 18 and older.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Cuddle Time

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: A fun and unique storytime that will teach babies social skills, listening comprehension and the foundations of reading through board books and songs! Recommended for birth-2.

Preschool Story Time

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session. Recommended for ages 2-5.

Art Exploration: Helen Hardin

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for a morning of art history and a hands on art project. Attendees will learn about Helen Hardin, what made her art so unique, and create their own one-of-a-kind art inspired by her.
Recommended for ages 6-11.

Preschool Story Time

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: This story time encourages literacy for a very active crowd - toddlers! Children will listen to books being read, sing songs, do finger plays and listen to flannel board stories. This program is intended as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session. Recommended for ages 2-5.

Art Exploration: Helen Hardin

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for an afternoon of art history and a hands on art project. Attendees will learn about Helen Hardin, what made her art so unique, and create their own one-of-a-kind art inspired by her.
Recommended for ages 6-11.

(Waldorf West) Evening Story Time

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.

**CANCELLED** Alzheimer's Association: Effective Communication Strategies

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: **THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.**

Maker Night

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Make your own ombre pine cones. Use them to decorate for the season or give away as gifts! Recommended for ages 6-11.

My Fresh Start: Free Showers

When: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: The Charles County Public Library partnering with Lifestyles of Maryland Foundation, Inc. will make the library's public showers available to individuals who are homeless or need to use the showers. Individuals are welcome on the third Friday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. *Pre-registration with Lifestyles is not a requirement. Please note the library is closed to the public during this time. Recommended for all ages.

***CANCELLED*** Minecraft for Kids!

When: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: If you and your friends are crazy about Minecraft, join us for an evening of building and Creepers! We'll provide the building challenges (past challenges have included building a library and building statues) and you provide the creativity! Recommended for ages 6-11. You must register for this event.

***DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.***

Saturday Book Discussion

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Join us for a Saturday morning book discussion! This book group reads a variety of genres and we welcome member recommendations. In November, we'll read "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir" by Sherman Alexie. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

My First Book Club

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Let's talk about books! In this book club for beginning readers we will talk about a different book each month and then do a fun activity based on the book! In November we will read "Leroy Ninker Saddles Up" by Kate DiCamillo. Copies available for checkout at the Potomac Branch while supplies last.
Recommended for ages 5-7.

Waldorf West Family Story Time

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: This story time is a monthly program that is scheduled for every 3rd Saturday and includes books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 45 minute program and a simple craft is included.

Life Sized Super Mario

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Learn basic coding skills while playing a life sized game of Super Mario! Teams will compete to see who can raise their flag on Bowser's Castle first.
Recommended for ages 6-14.

So You Were Pulled Over

When: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Those who attend will leave with a better understanding of what the law says about citizens' rights, their obligations, and the legal process following a traffic stop.
We will start with a brief introduction of the panel of experts from the Sheriff's Office, State's Attorney, and the Office of the Public Defender. Each panelist will discuss their role process with an emphasis on what the law states, common misconceptions, and explanations of misunderstood terms like probable cause, reasonable suspicion, citation, custody, arrest, and lawful search.
We will end with a Question & Answer period so you can ask county representatives your traffic stop questions.

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Preschool Fun with Turkeys

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for a fun preschool craft experience all about turkeys.
Recommended for ages 2-5.

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Movie Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in La Plata Meeting Room

Description: Come to our monthly Movie Discussion Group! Each month we will focus on talking in-depth about a movie of note. This month we will be talking about the 1998 Jim Carrey movie "The Truman Show." Please watch the film before the meeting so you can join the discussion! Recommended for ages 16 and over.

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Crafts, Conversation and Coffee

When: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in

Description: Come join us for a fun morning of crafts (bring your own to work on or do a simple craft provided by the library), fun conversation and delicious coffee. The craft for November will be Paint by Numbers. Recommended for ages 18 and over.

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Spanish Conversational Club

When: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Come to our Spanish Club and make "new amigos" as you practice speaking, discover new phrases and finally figure out verb conjugations! Basic Spanish vocabulary and conjugations skills required.

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Jazzy Yarns Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac

When: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us for an evening of crocheting, knitting and socializing with other beginning and advanced crafters. We will share basic stitches and techniques to help you begin your crochet and knitting journey. All participants must bring their own yarn and needles.

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Teen Interest Group

When: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: The Teen Interest Group is a space for you and your friends to hang out. In November we will watch the teen choice movie and vote on a service project for December. Recommended for ages 12-18.

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(Waldorf P.D. Brown): Writers of Color Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Writers of Color Book Club is a book discussion group centered on books written by African, Afro-Carribean and African American authors. Get ready to explore a variety of genres, contemporary and classic titles, with candor and objectivity. In November we will discuss "In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez. Recommended for ages 18 and older.

Drop In. No registration required.

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Indian Head Senior Center Book Club

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in

Description: Join us for a lively discussion of "My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry" by Fredrik Backman. Recommended for ages 55+.

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Salt Painting: Koi Fish

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / Potomac Branch in Potomac Meeting Room

Description: Join us in learning all about salt painting and create your own one-of-a-kind koi fish inspired painting.
Recommended for ages 9-14.

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Jam Session for Teens

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Teens can bring their instruments and jam together. Come talk about the instruments you play, the music you enjoy playing and then create some music with other teens. Recommended for ages 12-18.

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Family Movie and Play Night - An American Tail

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Bring the family to Waldorf West's Imaginative Playtime Room and enjoy a family-friendly, G-rated movie and some imaginative play. One ticket per person (even infants) will be handed out one hour before the program. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times

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Filmmaking for Teens

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: CCPL / West Branch in

Description: Film Club for Teens is dedicated to learning and actively participating in the Filmmaking process. We will progressively go through the process of writing scripts, pre-production, filming, and post production of movies, including promotional projects for the library Recommended for ages 12-18.

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Sharpie Art

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch in

Description: Sharpies are more than just markers. Use Sharpies to make tie dye art! Take home the results of your creativity! Recommended for ages 12-18.

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