April 2017
 Library News
In This Issue
A Taste of Knowledge
Financial Literacy
Tree Parts & Tree Care
An Evening of Poetry
Programs for Young Adult
Programs for Children
Library Closings
The Library will be CLOSED
Friday, April 14 & Sunday, April 16th
in observation of the spring holiday.
Library Movies
Saturday, April 8th @ 12
Fletcher library Rm#308/309
Tuesday, April 11th @ 6
Boonsboro Library
Wednesday, April 12th @ 4
Sharpsburg Library
Tuesday, April 18th @ 7
Smithsburg Library
Wednesday, April 19th @ 5
Keedysville Library
Saturday, April 29th @ 11:30
Boonsboro Library
Device Help
Gadget Help
Friday, April 7th @ 1
Hancock Branch
Apple Device Help
Thursday, April 13th @ 6
Hagerstown Branch
Android Device Help
Tuesday, April 18th @ 6
Gadget Help
Friday, April 21st @ 1
Hancock Branch
Noteworthy Sunday
Andrew McKnight
Sunday, April 23rd  @ 3

Stretching  across the landscape of American folk music is a highway paved by Guthrie and Dylan...  now Virginia native Andrew McKnight takes his turn smoothing down the blacktop.

@ Fletcher Library
Community Room #308/309
Healthier You!
Registration Required

Eating Healthy on a Budget
Tuesday, May 9th @ 6
Ask A Doctor About: 
Lyme Disease
Wednesday, May 10th @ 7
Smoking Cessation
Tuesday, June 13th @ 6
Ask A Doctor About:
Hepatitis  C
Wednesday, June 14th @ 7

@Fletcher Library 
To register please call 301.739.3250 x300
McCauley Lecture
Otho Holland Williams
Monday, April 3rd @7
Presented by: 
John Beakes

Come learn about Otho Holland Williams, the founder of Williamsport. His life, military career, & his deep and abiding connection to Western Maryland.

@ Fletcher Library
Community Rm# 308-309
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Spring is officially here! The warmer weather is ushering in new and exciting happenings throughout WCFL. This month is full of great activities including family movie events, live music, informative classes, and historical lectures. We're also celebrating National Library Week all through WCFL.
Are you interested in helping to support the fun and exciting programs at Washington County Free Library? Make plans to attend our A Taste of Knowledge fundraiser this month! Flex your trivia muscles for a good cause and maybe take-a-way a trophy and great memories! Check out all the details below. 
For a full listing of all the exciting programs happening around the county see the latest issue of our  Main Street Newsletter.

Financial Literacy Series

A five class series with Kelli Tencer of REACH. This is series 1. Completing this series makes you automatically eligible for series 2! 


4/27 - Daily Money Management

5/4 - Earn It, Plan It, Keep It

5/11 - Mastering Your Credit

5/25 - Conquering Debt

6/1 - Pump Up Your Piggy Bank


To register or for more information call 301.739.3250 x300
Tree Parts & Tree Care
Sharpsburg Library
Wednesday, April 19th @ 6:30 p.m

Presented by tree arborist, Shawn Walker from www.trees101.net. In honor of Arbor Day, we will be giving away free tree seedlings while supplies last
Sharpsburg Library 301.432.8825
An Evening of Poetry
Smithsburg Library
Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00 p.m.

April is Poetry month. Join the Writer's Group for a night of poetry discussion and sharing. Light refreshments will be served. This program is designed for teens and adults.
Smithsburg Library 301.824.7722
Activities for Teens

Library Teen Council
 1st Wednesday of every month

Earn SSL hours by joining the Teen Library Council, a volunteer group that meets at the library and helps with library programs.

Fletcher Library. YA Room #212 ~ 301.739.3250 x270 ~  Please Register

Tabletop Gaming
Thursday, April 20th 
@ 3:30 p.m.

 On the third Thursday of each month, join us for table top gaming. Commonly, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, and Force of Will table top games are played by participants.

 Fletcher Library ~ 301.739.3250 x270 ~  Please Register
Activities for Children @ The Library
Stories by Starlight
Every Thursday @ 6:30

Bring your teddy bear, wear your pajamas if you want, and join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun before bedtime. No registration required.

@ Fletcher Library ~ Storytime Room

Children's Coding Club - Level 1
Wednesday April, 12th, 19th, & 26th @ 6:30

 Children, ages 8 to 12, are invited to participate in our 3 week coding class. Children's Coding Club - Level 1 will introduce the students to computer coding and the coding website, Scratch. During the course of the three weeks they will learn and create their own coding project. 
Participating students must create their own free account on the Scratch website before the first class: https://scratch.mit.edu/

Registration is required and will begin March 1st. 
Please call 301-739-3250 x250 to register.
Thanks for supporting your library!  Please feel free to reply with any comments or questions.

Your friends at the Washington County Free Library