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  • 3:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
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  • 9:00 AM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 11:00 AM
    Mo Willems Story Time
  • 2:00 PM
    How to Make a Festive Wreath!
  • 3:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
  • 6:00 PM
    Anime Club
  • 6:30 PM
    Tuesday Story Night
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  • 10:00 AM
    Imagination Time
  • 2:00 PM
    STEM Club
  • 3:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
  • 6:00 PM
    Joyce White: A Taste of Chocolate
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  • 1:00 PM
    Clark Center Book Discussion
  • 3:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
  • 6:00 PM
    STEM Club
  • 6:00 PM
    Film Club
  • 6:00 PM
    Jazzy Yarns
  • 6:00 PM
    ¡Let's Learn Spanish! Story Time
  • 6:00 PM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS
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  • 9:30 AM
    Waldorf Adult Book Discussion
  • 10:00 AM
    DIY: Strawberry Lip Scrub
  • 2:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
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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
  • 6:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) PURE Play
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  • 2:00 PM
    "Janet Chocolanovich" Book Discussion
  • 6:00 PM
    Adult Gaming Night
  • 6:00 PM
    Sewing Machine Lounge
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  • 10:00 AM
    Imagination Time
  • 2:00 PM
    Clases de Computadoras en Español
  • 5:30 PM
    Korean American Cultural Arts Foundation Artists' Reception
  • 6:00 PM
    Crafty Kids: Sweet Treat Ornaments
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  • 9:00 AM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 10:30 AM
    Art Exploration Teen Edition: Claes Oldenburg
  • 2:00 PM
    Advanced STEM Club
  • 2:00 PM
    Hour of Code
  • 6:00 PM
    Jazzy Yarns
  • 6:00 PM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS
  • 6:00 PM
    Evening Story Time
  • 7:00 PM
    La Plata Book Discussion
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  • 3:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
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  • 2:00 PM
    Ask the Computer Lady
  • 2:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
  • 2:00 PM
    Block Party
  • 2:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Gingerbread House Workshop
  • 2:00 PM
    Gingerbread House Workshop
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  • 10:30 AM
    (Waldorf West) Play Dough Fun!
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  • 11:00 AM
    Reindeer Story Time
  • 2:00 PM
    (Soda) Pop Quiz for Adults!
  • 5:00 PM
    Art With Moné - CANCELLED
  • 6:00 PM
    Family Craft Night
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  • 10:00 AM
    Imagination Time
  • 11:00 AM
    The Indian Head Senior Center Book Club
  • 1:00 PM
    Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion
  • 6:00 PM
    Toy Story Craft Night
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  • 9:00 AM
    JobSource Mobile Career Center
  • 2:00 PM
    Art Exploration: Paul Cezanne
  • 2:00 PM
    Discovery Club
  • 6:00 PM
    DIY Screen Printing
  • 6:00 PM
    Jazzy Yarns
  • 6:00 PM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS
  • 6:00 PM
    Discovery Club
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  • 9:30 AM
    My Fresh Start: Free Showers
  • 3:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
  • 6:00 PM
    Teen Game Night
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  • 11:00 AM
    Saturday Art Exploration: Emily Carr
  • 11:00 AM
    Saturday Story Time
  • 2:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
  • 2:00 PM
    Light Up Greeting Cards
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  • 2:00 PM
    Candy Cane Slime
  • 6:00 PM
    Happy Hour Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac
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  • 6:00 PM
    Jazzy Yarns
  • 6:00 PM
    (Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS
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  • 9:30 AM
    My Fresh Start: Free Showers
  • 3:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
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  • 11:00 AM
    Saturday Story Time
  • 2:00 PM
    (Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch
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  • 2:00 PM
    Money Origami
  • 2:00 PM
    Vintage Crafternoon
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  • 11:30 AM
    Happy Noon Year's Eve

(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Monday, December 02, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West 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+.

Mo Willems Story Time

When: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 2 - 5

Join us for a special story time featuring Mo Willems books. Recommended for ages 2-5.

How to Make a Festive Wreath!

When: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Do you want to create a beautiful, festive wreath? Join us as we teach you how to decorate a wreath and prepare for the holidays! All materials provided.

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

(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

Anime Club

When: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 14+

Come meet fellow anime fans and enjoy fun games, snacks, crafts and watch some new anime. Recommended for ages 12+.

Tuesday Story Night

When: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: 2 - 5

Join Ms. Kate for Tuesday Story Nights! Children will listen to books being read and do finger plays! This story time encourages early literacy for it's audience, toddlers! This program serves as a transition between Cuddle Time and Preschool Story Time and includes a simple craft at each session. Recommended for kids age through 2-5!

Imagination Time

When: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Need something to do during our story time break? Come to our Children's Department and use your imaginations to create a world of fun with our Imaginative Playtime Toys. We'll play, create, and have fun. And, there will be bubbles!

STEM Club

When: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Join us for fun, learning, and socializing as we explore STEM themes. In December we will put our Engineering skills to the test with a Catapult Contest! Recommended for ages 6-11.

(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

Joyce White: A Taste of Chocolate

When: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Learn about the history of chocolate processing from the pre-industrial days to the modern day. Participants will be given samples of chocolate representative of each era.

Clark Center Book Discussion

When: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: Senior (55 +)

The Clark Center Book Discussion discusses both classic and contemporary titles voted on by the group. Come prepared to share your thoughts and opinions about the monthly selection! In December, we will discuss "The Stranger in the Woods" by Michael Finkel. 1210 Charles Street, La Plata, MD 20646.

(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

STEM Club

When: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Join us for fun, learning, and socializing as we explore STEM themes. In December we will put our Engineering skills to the test with a Catapult Contest! Recommended for ages 6-11.

Film Club

When: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: Teen 12-18, 14+

Film Club 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+.

Jazzy Yarns

When: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.

¡Let's Learn Spanish! Story Time

When: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 3 - 5

Enjoy an English based story time 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 December we'll learn all about Pets.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS

When: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.


Waldorf Adult Book Discussion

When: Saturday, December 07, 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 December, we will be reading "The Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton.

DIY: Strawberry Lip Scrub

When: Saturday, December 07, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: Senior (55 +)

Learn how easy it is to make this DIY lip scrub to help combat the winter cold as it exfoliates and helps dry, chapped lips feel soft. Great gift idea.

(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Saturday, December 07, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

Crafts, Conversation and Coffee

When: Monday, December 09, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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 December will no sew scarfs.

Happy Hour Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac

When: Monday, December 09, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 18 and up, Teen 12-18, 9 - 11

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, December 09, 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.

(Waldorf West) PURE Play

When: Monday, December 09, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: 3 - 5, 5-7

Play is an important part of a child's growth and development. Join us for this session of unstructured play time where we will provide the tools for your child to explore their creativity and use their imagination. Presented by P.U.R.E. Play Everyday.

"Janet Chocolanovich" Book Discussion

When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Join us for chocolate, intrigue, MURDER, and more chocolate while we discuss Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum novel, Turbo Twenty-Three! Come and chat about the book, but first we will create and then eat the primary victim - a chocolate covered gingerbread man. Other sundries will be available for dipping in a decadent fountain of chocolate (no humans were actually harmed for this program). Copies of the book will be available for checkout a month before the program. Ages 18+.

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

Adult Gaming Night

When: Tuesday, December 10, 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, Nintendo Switch, Oculus VR set, and a selection of tabletop board games for good fun! Recommended for ages 18 and up.

Sewing Machine Lounge

When: Tuesday, December 10, 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.

Imagination Time

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Need something to do during our story time break? Come to our Children's Department and use your imaginations to create a world of fun with our Imaginative Playtime Toys. We'll play, create, and have fun. And, there will be bubbles!

Clases de Computadoras en Español

When: Wednesday, December 11, 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.

Korean American Cultural Arts Foundation Artists' Reception

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 5:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Presenting a special collection of art by Korean embroidery master artist Jeong Hee Lee, join us for the opening exhibit and see how he has interpreted the splendid royal embroidery works of Joseon dynasty (1392-1897) and reproduced works with a modern sense. Recommended for all ages.

Crafty Kids: Sweet Treat Ornaments

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Join us in making ornaments inspired by our favorite sweet treats such as snow cones and cupcakes. Recommended for ages 6-11.

JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Thursday, December 12, 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+

Art Exploration Teen Edition: Claes Oldenburg

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: Teen 12-18

Join us for a morning of art history and a hands on art project. Attendees will learn about Claes Oldenburg, what makes his art so unique, and create their own one-of-a-kind art inspired by Oldenburg. Recommended for ages 12-18.

Advanced STEM Club

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: Teen 12-18

Older students can join us for fun, learning, and socializing as we explore STEM themes. In December we will be learning about Taxonomy. Recommended for ages 12-18.

Hour of Code

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Groups: 5-9, 10-14, Teen 12-18

Come learn to code at the library. Create your own dance party! Please register as seats are limited.

Jazzy Yarns

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.

(Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.


Evening Story Time

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: Birth - 5

This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, finger-plays, 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 or activity.

La Plata Book Discussion

When: Thursday, December 12, 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 December, we will be discussing Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. Recommended for ages 18+.

(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Friday, December 13, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

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Ask the Computer Lady

When: Saturday, December 14, 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.

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(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

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Block Party

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Create awesome things with Lego blocks! Work together in teams or on your own then share your creations with the group!

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(Waldorf West) Gingerbread House Workshop

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Groups: 4 - 9, 8-12

Attendees will decorate pre-made "gingerbread houses" (graham cracker fashioned around a milk carton to resemble a gingerbread house) using candy and icing. Icing and graham crackers will be provided by the library. In registering, attendees agree to bring a bag of candy with them to share with other decorators. Recommended for ages 4-12. You must register for this event.

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Gingerbread House Workshop

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Groups: 4 - 9, 6 - 11

What a fun new way to learn about engineering! Each participant will bring a bag of candy for decorating to share with the group. Kids will make their own gingerbread house (actually graham crackers!) and decorate to their own specifications. Each child gets to keep their creation! Recommended for ages 6-11. You must register for this event.

Register

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(Waldorf West) Play Dough Fun!

When: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 2 - 5

Playdough helps children to enrich their imaginations, practice their hand-eye coordination and strengthen the small muscles in their fingers—the same muscles they will one day use to hold a pencil and write. Children bring your imaginations and we will supply the rest.

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Reindeer Story Time

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 2 - 5

Join us for reindeer stories and crafts. Recommended for ages 2-5.

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(Soda) Pop Quiz for Adults!

When: Tuesday, December 17, 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!

Register

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Art With Moné - CANCELLED

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 18 and up

Do you want to learn basic painting skills? Joint us for an Adult Paint Night with our own artist in residence, Moné, as she talks us through creating our own work of art. Dress for any paint accidents. All materials provided. Recommended for ages 18 and older.

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

Register

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Family Craft Night

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Spend family time together creating simple craft projects.

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Imagination Time

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Need something to do during our story time break? Come to our Children's Department and use your imaginations to create a world of fun with our Imaginative Playtime Toys. We'll play, create, and have fun. And, there will be bubbles!

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The Indian Head Senior Center Book Club

When: Wednesday, December 18, 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 December, we will discuss "Where the crawdads sing" by Delia Owens. 100 Cornwallis Square, Indian Head, MD 20640. Recommended for ages 55+.

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Waldorf Senior Center Book Discussion

When: Wednesday, December 18, 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 December, we will discuss "Uncle Tom's Journey" by Edna Troiano. 3090 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601. Recommended for ages 55+.

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Toy Story Craft Night

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 5-9, 9 - 11

Create 3 fun crafts inspired by Slinky Dog, Forky, and Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head. Recommended for ages 5-11.

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JobSource Mobile Career Center

When: Thursday, December 19, 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.

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Art Exploration: Paul Cezanne

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

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

Register

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Discovery Club

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Do you enjoy visiting the library and learning new things? Come on out and be a part of the Library's Discovery Club. We'll learn a new topic every month, engage in fun activities, and learn how to utilize the library's resources to dig deeper into our subjects so that we can discover endless possibilities of fun.

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DIY Screen Printing

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 9 - 11, Teen 12-18

Learn a fun and simple screen printing technique to make your own t-shirts, bags, and more. You will get to create your own design and screen print it onto a tote bag! Recommended for ages 9-18.

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Jazzy Yarns

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.

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(Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.


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Discovery Club

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Do you enjoy visiting the library and learning new things? Come on out and be a part of the Library's Discovery Club. We'll learn a new topic every month, engage in fun activities, and learn how to utilize the library's resources to dig deeper into our subjects so that we can discover endless possibilities of fun.

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My Fresh Start: Free Showers

When: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: All Ages

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 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.

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(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

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Teen Game Night

When: Friday, December 20, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: Teen 12-18

Celebrate the end of a long week at our teen-only after hours event. Play a video game, Foosball or even a tabletop game with friends. Complimentary snacks provided by Chick-Fil-A of Waldorf. Beverages can be purchased at our vending machine for $1.50 (please bring exact change). Ages 12-18.

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Saturday Art Exploration: Emily Carr

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Join us for a morning of art history and a hands on art project. Attendees will learn about Emily Carr, what made her art so unique, and create their own one-of-a-kind art inspired by Carr.

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Saturday Story Time

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: All Ages

We'll read books, sing songs, dance, and make a fun craft to take home. Recommended for all ages.

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(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

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Light Up Greeting Cards

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Make simple or complex electrical circuits on paper to create awesome light up greeting cards for your friends and family! Recommended for ages 6-11.

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Candy Cane Slime

When: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Start off Winter Break by making super fun slime that looks and smells like candy canes! Recommended for ages 6-11.

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Happy Hour Crochet and Knitting @ Potomac

When: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Groups: 18 and up, Teen 12-18, 9 - 11

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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Jazzy Yarns

When: Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.

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(Waldorf P.D. Brown): JAZZY YARNS

When: Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: 16+

Jazzy Yarns is back by popular demand! Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Please bring your own supplies. For beginners, please bring a skein of yarn and a "J" crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles.

Drop In. No registration required.


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My Fresh Start: Free Showers

When: Friday, December 27, 2019 - 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: All Ages

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 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.

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(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Friday, December 27, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

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Saturday Story Time

When: Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: PD Brown Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Share the excitement and love of reading with your child by joining us in our Dress Up Story Time. Each story time will include books, songs & music, dancing, and activities that are sure to get you reading, moving, and having fun at the library. You are also welcome to dress up with us or simply come as you are and have a blast. September - Dress-up; October - Halloween; November - Superheroes; December - professions.

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(Waldorf West) Nintendo Switch

When: Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 6 - 11

Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. The hours are M-Th 3:00 -6:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.; Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.

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Money Origami

When: Monday, December 30, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Waldorf West Branch
Age Group: 11 - 13

Learn how to fold money into adorable origami. Great for gifts!

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Vintage Crafternoon

When: Monday, December 30, 2019 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: La Plata Branch
Age Group: All Ages

Come enjoy some crafts from yesteryear! Create a fun paper chain to hang anywere, make a sparkly centerpiece for your dinner table and even some neat paper snowflakes for your windows! This program is for all ages!

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Happy Noon Year's Eve

When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Potomac Branch
Age Group: 2 - 5

Preschoolers can come celebrate the new year with this awesome kid-friendly event. Join us for crafts, games and a countdown to a balloon drop at noon. Recommended for ages 2-5.

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