May 2018
 Library News

In This Issue
Reading Day Celebration
Book Buzz
10th Anniversary
My Life as a Maryland Lawman
Events for Teens
Programs for Children
And the Winners Are...
Library Closings
Washington County Free Library will be closed 
Monday, May 28th 
Computer Classes
Financial Literacy

 Learn about topics like setting a Spending Plan, How to Save, and How to Improve Your Credit.

Tuesday, May 1st @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, May 15th @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, May 22nd @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, May 29th @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, June 5th @ 6:00 pm

Boonsnoro Branch Library 301.432.5723
Legal Service
Monday, May 21st @ 1:00 pm 

 Volunteer attorneys and paralegals from Maryland Legal Aid will be on site to offer free legal advice one-on-one.

Fletcher Branch Library 
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Free Comic Book Day!

Come get your free comic book (while supplies last) and discover the amazing world of comic books! Comics supplied by Beyond Comics in Frederick.

Sharpsburg Branch Library
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Storyteller Adam Booth: 11:00 AM 
Bookmaking Workshop with Sue James: 12:00 PM
Balloon Maker Jim Greer: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Reading to Dogs: 1:00 PM
Family Movie - Ferdinand: 2:00 PM

Hagerstown Branch Library 301.739.3250 x250
Book Buzz
 Wednesday, May 16th @ 1:00 pm

 Just in time for our Summer Reading Club. 
Get the inside scoop on the newest books from Penguin Random House. A representative will be on hand to talk about the upcoming titles. 

Fletcher Branch Library 
Registration appreciated ~  Call 301.739.3250
Boonsboro Library 10th Anniversary
Friday, May 4th at 3:00 pm
Boonsboro Branch Library  301.432.5723
My Life as a Maryland Lawman
Thursday, May 10th at 7:00 pm

Author and retired police officer, Jeff Hewett will speak about his  experi ences as a MD State Trooper and Chief of police in Boonsboro. He will also talk about growing up in Sharpsburg and how he achieved his goal of becoming a MD State Trooper.

Sharpsburg Branch Library  301.432.8825
Events for Teens @ The  Library

Tween/Teen Game Night & Pizza
Wednesday, May 16th @ 6:00 
Wii, Minecraft, Osmo and pizza! 
What  more do I need to say? 
Sharpsburg Branch Library 301.432.8825 

STEM Teen Maker Geology Rocks
  Wednesday, May 16th @ 4:30
Yum, have you  ever made Rock Candy? Learn how to make a tasty trea t! 
(ages 13-19) Reservations requested 
Willimasport Branch Library 301.223.7027          
Activities for Children @ The Library

  Storytime: So Many Feelings!
Friday, May 11th @ 11:30 am
 Children's Mental Health Awareness Week is May 6-12, 2018. Join us for a time of stories, songs and more about feelings. For ages 2-5 with an adult.

Clear Spring Branch Library 301.842.2730

Peep Into Science: Water
Saturday, May 19th @ 11:00 am

 Join us for a hands-on science adventure. This program is geared towards children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Registration with the Children's Department is required for this event due to limited space.

Hagerstown Branch Library 301.739.3250 x250
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