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9th Graders! Get a Library Card, Limited Edition Prize & a Chance to Win an XBox One

PGCMLS Teenage TakeoverThe smartest card, get it. use it. @ your library. Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month in September.September is library card sign-up month. Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) is excited to participate by having a ninth grade student library card campaign. The campaign begins September 1, 2014 and runs through September 30, 2014. All ninth graders who sign up for a library card will receive a gift (while supplies last), and their names will be entered in a drawing for an Xbox One.

A Star Spangled Banner Bicentennial Concert

American Flag
Bowie Branch
Wednesday, September 17, 7 pm

Ken and Brad Kolodner with banjo, fiddle and hammer dulcimer

Two hundred years ago, Washington, DC had been burned, and the British turned their wrath onto the city that had been building all those commerce raiders, Baltimore, Maryland. When the Royal Navy was rebuffed at the entrance to the Baltimore Harbor, Francis Scott Key was so moved by the still waving American flag above Fort McHenry that he wrote the song that would eventually become our national anthem.  Ken and Brad Kolodner return to the Bowie Branch Library to play that song, and others that were popular during the early 19th Century, on traditional folk instruments, such as the fiddle, hammer dulcimer and banjo.  Please be sure to join us as we pay homage to Francis Scott Key and celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner.
 

Sign Up For The Life Enhancer: Get A Library Card Today!

Stan Lee, the Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month, is the co-creator of Iron Man, Xmen, Spider-Man, the Hulk and the Fantastic Four.

Iron Man comic book coverThe Ultimate XMenSpider-Man comic book coverThe Incredible Hulk comic book cover

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month @ the Library

English/Spanish Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos en Español e Inglés

Hyattsville Branch
Saturdays, 11 am/Sábados 11 am
Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. For children aged 3 to 5. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español. Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Uno, dos, tres con Andres performance - Andres is whispering to children helping him perform on stageUno, Dos, Tres con Andrés

Bladensburg Branch
Saturday, October 11, 4 pm
Bienvenidos! Join this celebration of Latin culture for kids and families in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage!/Celebremos la Herencia Hispana

Hyattsville Branch
Monday, October 13, 7 pm/Lunes 13 de octubre 7 pm
Special storytime celebration. Hear great songs and stories, make a craft, and enjoy refreshments. Ages 5-12.
Le invitamos a nuestra celebración especial. Escuche historias y canciones y participe en la elaboración de manualidades. Se ofrecerán refrescos. 5-12 años.

Musician Cantasu sitting on the floor surrounded by different instruments and a map of Latin America

Cantaré

Hyattsville Branch
Saturday, October 18, 12 pm/Sábado 18 de octubre 12 pm
Join us in honoring the traditions and heritages of our Hispanic/Latino neighbors with the music of Cantaré. You will be introduced to the beautiful songs and rhythms of Latin America in an exciting interactive performance. Share the fun of breaking a piñata after Cantaré’s performance.
Acompáñenos a celebrar la herencia cultural de nuestra comunidad Latina a través de su música. El grupo musical Cantaré nos llevará por un recorrido de la rica expresión musical Latinoamericana en una presentación para toda la familia. Acompáñenos a romper una piñata luego de la presentación de Cantaré.

 

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