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  • 1:00 PM
    CANCELLED
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  • 2:00 PM
    Korean Paper Folding
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  • 9:00 AM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 7:00 PM
    La Plata Book Discussion
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  • 9:30 AM
    The Waldorf Adult Book Discussion
  • 2:00 PM
    Ask the Computer Lady
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  • 10:30 AM
    Crafts, Conversation and Coffee
  • 6:00 PM
    Happy Hour Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac
  • 6:00 PM
    -Spanish Conversational Club
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  • 6:00 PM
    Adult Gaming Night
  • 6:00 PM
    Sewing Machines Lounge
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  • 2:00 PM
    Clases de Computadoras en Español
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  • 9:00 AM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 6:00 PM
    Garden Paver Book Decoration
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  • 9:00 AM
    Nature & Birding Walks
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  • 2:00 PM
    (Soda) Pop Quiz for Adults!
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  • 1:00 PM
    Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion
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  • 6:00 PM
    Happy Hour Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac
  • 6:00 PM
    -Spanish Conversational Club
  • 6:30 PM
    Start an Online Business
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  • 6:00 PM
    Sewing Machine Lounge: Denim Tote Bag Edition
  • 6:30 PM
    Writers of Color Book Discussion
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  • 11:00 AM
    The Indian Head Senior Center Book Club
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CANCELLED

When: Thursday, August 01, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: Senior (55 +)

CANCELLED

Korean Paper Folding

When: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 6 - 11, Teen 12-18, 18 and up

Jihwa are flowers made from hanji (a traditional Korean mulberry paper), and are often created in the forms of peonies, chrysanthemums, and lotuses. Join us to learn how to make your own jihwa! Presented by the Korean American Cultural Arts Foundation.

This program is a ticketed event. Tickets will be handed out one hour prior to the event's start time.

JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Thursday, August 08, 2019 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

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+

La Plata Book Discussion

When: Thursday, August 08, 2019 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

This book discussion group is for those who love literature and lively discussion. In August, we will be discussing Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say by Kelly Corrigan. Recommended for ages 18+.

The Waldorf Adult Book Discussion

When: Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

The Waldorf Adult Book Discussion is a book club for adults who enjoy a lively and informal discussion of classic and contemporary literature. In August, we will be reading "The Bookshop on the Corner" by Jenny Colgan.

Ask the Computer Lady

When: Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

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.

Crafts, Conversation and Coffee

When: Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

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 August will be Paper Flowers in a Painted Vase.

Happy Hour Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac

When: Monday, August 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 18 and up, 14-18, 9-14

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.

-Spanish Conversational Club

When: Monday, August 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: 16+, 18 and up, Senior (55 +)

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.

Adult Gaming Night

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Unwind with our Adult Gaming Night! Come by and play some tabletop or video games with fellow adult gamers! We have a PS4 available with PlayStation VR and a selection of tabletop board games for good fun! Recommended for ages 18 and up.

Sewing Machines Lounge

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

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.

Clases de Computadoras en Español

When: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: 18 and up, Senior (55 +)

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.

JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

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 JobSource to offer a full array of employment, re-employement 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.

Garden Paver Book Decoration

When: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 16+

Come out and join us to make your own quaint addition to your garden flower bed! Paint a brick paver to look like a book spine! Materials Provided, registration required.

Nature & Birding Walks

When: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Join other bird enthusiasts for an easy walk while looking and listening for our feathered friends. A field guide from the Southern Maryland Audubon Society will be on hand to share their knowledge and expertise. Join us July 19th & August 16th at Mount Aventine. Address: 3452 Ferry Pl, Indian Head, MD 20640

(Soda) Pop Quiz for Adults!

When: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

It's trivia time! Answer questions that test your knowledge on all sorts of topics!

Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion

When: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: Senior (55 +)

The Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion is a book club for adults who enjoy a lively and informal discussion of classic and contemporary literature. In August, we will discuss "Britt-Marie was Here" by Fredrik Backman. 3090 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601. Recommended for ages 55+.

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Happy Hour Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac

When: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 18 and up, 14-18, 9-14

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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-Spanish Conversational Club

When: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: 16+, 18 and up, Senior (55 +)

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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Start an Online Business

When: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Starting an online business could provide opportunities for those that would like to work from home, set their own schedules or have a talent that they want to share with the world. Join us for a presentation on the basics of starting your very own online business!

Register

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Sewing Machine Lounge: Denim Tote Bag Edition

When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Honor the planet by learning how to make a reusable tote bag from an old pair of jeans. Instead of getting rid of them upcycle to a new project like a tote bag. Attention, this will be a demonstration only.

Register

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Writers of Color Book Discussion

When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Get ready to explore a variety of genres, contemporary and classic titles written by multicultural authors with candor and objectivity. In August, we will be discussing "The Book of Unknown Americans" by Cristina Henriquez.

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The Indian Head Senior Center Book Club

When: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: Senior (55 +)

The Indian Head Senior Center Book Club is for adults who enjoy a lively and informal discussion on contemporary and classic literature. In August, we will discuss "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho. 100 Cornwallis Square, Indian Head, MD 20640. Recommended for ages 55+.

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