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Youth Spring Gardening


Life Cycle of a Butterfly and
Butterfly Pasta Workshop
Hillcrest Heights Branch

Ages 6 and up, Wednesday, April 8, 4 pm
Learn about the life cycle of the butterfly and then make the life cycle using pasta. This program is presented by the Prince George's County Master Gardeners.

watering flowers

Parts of a Flower and Flower Rubbings
Learn about the parts of a flower and have fun making various flower prints from rubbings. This program is presented by the Prince George's County Master Gardeners at the following branches.


Hillcrest Heights Branch  Wednesday, April 22, 4 pm
Ages 6 and up
Hyattsville Branch  Saturday, March 28, 3 pm
Ages 6 and up

New Carrollton Branch  Wednesday, April 22, 4 pm
Ages 9-12 (recommended)
Join us to celebrate Earth Day! This event will take place during our weekly Kids Explore program.

South Bowie Branch  Saturday, April 25, 2 pm
Ages 6-12
Call the branch for details.

After-School Homework Help

young boy writingHillcrest Heights Branch
Grades 1-6
Monday-Thursday, 3:30-5 pm; limit 15
(Under age 8 to be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.)

Need help with homework assignments? Participants may drop in and then leave once their homework is completed and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided. Interested in being a volunteer? Please contact the branch for details. Homework Help is not available on closed school days.

Coretta Scott King Reading Program @ Bowie

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. 

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Awards the Bowie branch is sponsoring a Coretta Scott King Reading program. Read 10 Coretta Scott King Award winning titles between January 5 and February 28 to receive a Coretta Scott King award badge. Pickup your reading log at the Bowie branch.

Find Coretta Scott King Award Winners in the catalog.

Follow Prince George's County Memorial Library System's board Coretta Scott King Award Winners on Pinterest.

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