March 2017
 Library News
In This Issue
A Taste of Knowledge
Poetry and Short Story Contest
Landscape Drawing
Attracting Pollinators
Programs for Young Adult
Programs for Children
Library Movies
Saturday, March 4th @ 2
Fletcher library Rm#308/309
Doctor strange
Friday, March 10th @ 7
Smithsburg Library
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Sunday, March 12th @ 2
Fletcher Library Rm# 212
Thursday, March 16th @ 6
Sharpsburg Library
Saturday, March 25th @11:30
Boonsboro Library
Art  Exhibit
AP Studio Art Exhibit
Tuesday, March 2nd 
@ 5:30 p.m.

Showcase of creations of current Clear Spring High School students along with a musical performance. Light refreshments provided. Artwork will be on display through the end of March
@ Clear Spring Library
Noteworthy Sunday

Kerensa Gray

Sunday, Mar. 26th  @ 3:00 pm

Kerensa's music finds balance in her ability to skilfully interweave melodies of jazz, blues and folk music into a sound that is undeniably and uniquely her while her talent as a gifted vocalist unearths yet unseen perspectives into the standards that are the soundtracks to our lives. 

@ Fletcher Library
Community Room #308/309
Computers Classes
Registration Required

Intro to Computers
Wednesday, March 8th @ 2
Intro to Microsoft Word
Monday, March 20th @ 6:30
Stuff in your Attic
Wednesday, March 22nd @ 6
Internet Basics and Safety
Tuesday, March 28th @ 2
Excel Basics
Thursday, March 30th @ 6
Online Health Resources
Tuesday, April 4th @ 2

@Fletcher Library Rm #315
To register please call 301.739.3250 x300
McCauley Lecture
Hunting the Gray Ghost: Finding John Mosby in the Potomac Frontier
Monday, March 6th  
 @7:00 p.m.
Presented by: 
Richard Gillespie 

Come learn about John Mosby, the famed Confederate raider and his lasting impact. 

@ Fletcher Library
Community Rm# 308-309
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The first month of 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.
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 next month in April! Flex your mental muscles for a good cause and take home some great memories!

For a full listing of all the exciting programs happening around the county see the latest issue of our Main Street Newsletter.
Poetry & Short Story Contest
Wednesday, March 15th

Do you enjoy writing poetry or short stories?
Submit your masterpiece today for your chance to see your work in print! 

See rules and regulations. 
Or call 301.739.3250 x250 for more details
Pencil & Ink Landscape Drawing
Smithsburg Library
Tuesday, March 7th & 28th @ 6:30 p.m

Join local artist, Jeanine Harshman from Middlepoint Studio, to learn all the techniques to create a landscape drawing. Attend both classes or just one that are being held in our Community Room. Materials will be provided. Class is limited to 15. This is for ages 8 to adult.
Registration is required 301.824.7722
Master Gardeners Presents: 
Attracting Butterflies & Pollinators

Saturday, March 11th at 11:00 a.m.
Boonsboro Library

Join us as local Master Gardeners teach us about different plants and methods of  attracting butterflies and pollinators. 

Registration is requested. Please call to reserve your seat.
Boonsboro Library 301.432.5723
Activities for Teens
10 t h Annual Teen Idol  Singing  C ompetition
 Saturday, March 25th @ 7 pm 

Join us for the epic finals! 
For more information call: (301) 739-3250 x270
Coloring Party  
Friday, March 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st 
@ 4 p.m.

Unwind after a long week of studying, tests, and homework with intricate adult coloring pages.

 Fletcher Library. YA Room #212 ~ 301.739.3250 x270 ~  Please Register
Activities for Children @ The Library
Read with a Friend
Saturday, March 4th at 1:00 p.m.
Research shows that children who struggle with reading are often helped when they read to an animal. The library has partnered with Pets to Wheels to provide children with this opportunity. Children can come read with a certified therapy dog on the first Saturday of the month. Sessions are first come, first served.
@ Fletcher Library ~ Storytime Room

Kids Discover Science:
Let's Fly a Kite
Saturday, March 11th @ 11:00 a.m.

We will be learning about flight and making our own homemade kites in this Kids Discover workshop! For ages 5-9 Pre-registration with the Children's Desk is required.

@ Fletcher Library ~  301.739.3250 x 250

Thanks for supporting your library!  Please feel free to reply with any comments or questions.

Your friends at the Washington County Free Library