August 2018
 Library News

In This Issue
Meet the Author
Sign Language Class
Events for Teens
Programs for Children
Culture Classes
Writer's Group
Saturday, August 25th @ 10:15 am

 Bring a piece of writing you would like to share and receive feedback from fellow writers.

Smithsburg Branch Library 301.824.7722
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Summer Concert:
Billy Kemp
Sunday, August 5th @ 3:00 pm 

Baltimore native Billy Kemp for an afternoon concert. Kemp is a musician, songwriter, singer, composer and producer. He is a
multi-instrumentalist but is best known for his tasteful and inventive guitar playing.

Registration is not required, but is appreciated.

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Meet the Author: Nadia Hashimi
Saturday, August 18th @ 2:00 pm

Nadia Hashimi is a pediatrician, an internationally bestselling author, a first generation Afghan-American and a public speaker. She has written three novels for adults and two for children inspired by the history of Afghanistan and the ongoing struggles of families. She lives with her husband and four children in Potomac, Maryland and also serves as a board member for Aschiana Foundation, an organization that supports educating and feeding Afghanistan's most vulnerable children. 
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Sign Language Class
Tuesday's in August @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a four week Intro to American Sign Language Basics 1 class taught by Deafnet Association. This class is free and is sponsored by the Smithsburg Library Advisory Board. The textbook is $20.
Smithsburg Branch Library 301.824.7722
Activities for Children @ The Library
  Get Ready, Get Set for Kindergarten
Tuesday's in August @ 11:00 am
 Join us every Tuesday in August for our Kind
ergarten Readiness Series. This will be a fun morn ing 
story tim e to he lp your child get excited for the first day of Kindergarten! Please note:
 program is for children entering
 Kindergarten this September. 

Reservations Requested.
Williamsport Branch Library 301.223.7027

The classes will be held at the Fletcher Branch Library. for children entering grades 3-6. To register, please call the Children's Department at 
301-739-3250, ext. 250.
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