March 2018
 Library News

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In This Issue
Meet the Author
CSHS Showcase
Tech Help
Events for Teens
Programs for Children
Poetry & Short Story
Library Closings
We will be closed 
Friday, March 30th 
in observance of 
Good Friday
Concert Series
Sean Gaskell
Sunday, March 18th @ 3:00 pm

 Sean Gaskell presents a concert featuring of the West African kora- a 21 string harp.

Fletcher Branch Library 
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Ask the Doctor
Heart Health
Wednesday, March 21st @ 7:00 pm

What we can do prevent Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Irregular heart Beat. Z. Faridi, MD. Cardiologist. Registration is appreciated.

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McCauley Lecture
Sixty Dollars a Second: The Story of the Potomac Refining Company
Monday, March 5th @ 7:00 pm 

Andrew Clemens will explore this little known story from Washington County history in an illustrated lecture. 

Fletcher Branch Library 
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The Recycled Garden
The Recycled Garden
Thursday, March 15th @ 7:00 pm 

 Presented by author and Master Gardener Marianne Wilburn. Repurposed items can create whimsy, save money and make your garden unique. Learn how to see the 'treasure in trash'.

Sharpsburg Branch Library
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Meet the Author: Gerard Blake
The Wright Brothers: 1904 & 1905
Tuesday, March 13th @ 7:00 pm
Gerard Blake talks about his new book "The Wright Brothers: 1904 & 1905." Books will be available for sale following the discussion. 

Fletcher Branch Library
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CSHS AP Studio Art Students Fine Arts Showcase
 Friday, March 2nd @ 6:00 pm

Join us for an opening reception showcasing the talents of Clear Spring High School Fine Arts students. Including AP Studio Art, Photography I/II/III and         Fine Art 1. Light refreshments. Art on exhibit through March 23.

Clear Spring Branch Library ~  Call 301-842-2730 

Williamsport Branch Library    Every Friday in March @ 2:00 pm
Smithsburg Branch Library   
Friday, March 9th @ 3:00 pm     Friday, March 23rd @ 3:00 pm
Events for Teens @ The  Library

A competition for teens ages 15-19. 

Solo, duet or trio singing or instrumental acts, dance performances and dramatic interpretations welcome.

Register at either one of the Open Audition dates.

1st prize: $1,000  *  2nd prize: $500


Call 301-739-3250 x 270 for more information!

Activities for Children @ The Library
  Read with a Friend
Saturday, March 3rd @ 1:00 pm
Researc h shows that children who struggle with reading are often helped wh en 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.

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Peppa Pig Day!
Saturday, March 10th @ 11:30 am
Do you love Peppa Pig? Come and celebrate your storybook friend, Peppa Pig! One hour of muddy puddle fun and games! Ages 3 - 7 years. This program will replace story time for the day. Please call to sign up.

Smithsburg Branch Library 

Entries may be submitted between January 2 and March 15, 2018 to any library branch throughout the county or they may be mailed

Call Mr. Jeff @ 301.739.3250 x 255 for information.
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