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Hillcrest Heights Branch Events

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Just the basics! Learn how to compose, modify, format, save and print documents.

*Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets.

Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 4, due to limited number of laptops available.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops with Microsoft Excel 2010.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, June 1, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

STEM for Families Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Facebook: Getting Started Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 6:00pm

screen shot of two people using social media

Learn how to get connected and set up a user profile. Learn to use Facebook as a networking tool or just for fun. In addition, learn about additional features such as uploading photos, making friends, sending private messages and much, much, more.

*Registration Information:
You must have an email account to register for Facebook.  Mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Computer Basics Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:30am

screenshot of lady using a computer

Learn the basic components of the computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows 7.

*Registration required.  Limit 8 per class.

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, June 8, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library Meeting Monday, June 8, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library provide generous support for Library programming, service and collections. Come support your library and share your ideas at our monthly meetings.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

STEM for Families Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Internet Basics Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information.

Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required, limit 8.

 

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 2:00pm

picture of a laptopLearn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. 

Registration required. Limit 4, due to the limited number of laptops available in the branch.

*Participants can bring their own personal laptop with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

Adult Fiction Book Discussion: Carl Weber's The Man in 3-B Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 3:00pm

cover jacket of Carl Weber's the Man in 3B

Urban Shades Book Discussion

The Man in 3-B by Carl Weber

"Meet Darryl Graham, or as his new neighbors in Jamaica, Queens call him, The Man in 3B. He is the man every woman wants and every man wants to be, so inquiring minds want to know. Unfortunately, in Darryl's world, what you know can hurt you, and when he winds up dead, those inquiring minds become the prime suspects"--Provided by the publisher. 

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, June 15, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Science Behind Trash Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us for an exciting six-week STEM  based program focusing on environmental science. Kids will engage in fun activities to help them learn about the Potomac watershed, pollution, litter prevention in order to rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle to help protect our community. Program lasts about 45-60 minutes. Ages 5-12

This program is provided by The Alice Ferguson Foundation Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Email Basics Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 9:30am

new message image

Don't have an email account? Create a free account using Google's Gmail, web-based email service. Learn how to compose, send and receive messages, send attachments, create folders and more.

Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, June 22, 2015 - 3:30pm

The Library isn't just a place where students can do their homework. Our branch now offers homework HELP.

Students in grades 1-6 can receive free after-school help with:

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

After-school Homework Help is a drop-in program for students in grades 1-6 to get help with their daily homework assignments. The Homework Help is available Monday thru Thursday from 3:30 pm -5 pm. Although this is a drop-in program, we advise that children under the age of 8 to be supervised by a parent and/or legal guardian. Children are free to leave once homework is completed  and checked by a volunteer. A light snack will be provided.

  • We can accommodate up to 15 students.
  • Students will be engaged in learning activities and follow the posted Library Rules of Conduct.
  • For more homework help, students will be exposed to our premium online database resources like Brainfuse and print sources.
  • Homework Help is not available on closed school days and during the summer months.

Interested in Volunteering?

We are currently in need of student and adult volunteers interested in helping elementary students complete their homework assignments. Students should have at least a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student and adult volunteers should be comfortable helping children in any of the following subjects: language arts, math, reading, social students and science. High school students can earn up to 2 hours of community service per day.

Contact the branch for more information about volunteering.

 


 

Superhero Training Academy Monday, June 22, 2015 - 6:00pm

Become a superhero! Conquer different stations gaining skills to save the day! Meet an action hero, and get a free scoop of ice cream. Wear your favorite hero t-shirt, too!

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

Science Behind Trash Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us for an exciting six-week STEM  based program focusing on environmental science. Kids will engage in fun activities to help them learn about the Potomac watershed, pollution, litter prevention in order to rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle to help protect our community. Program lasts about 45-60 minutes. Ages 5-12

This program is provided by The Alice Ferguson Foundation Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Just the basics! Learn how to compose, modify, format, save and print documents.

*Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration is required, limit 8.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets.

Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 4, due to limited number of laptops available.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops with Microsoft Excel 2010.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

Science Behind Trash Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us for an exciting six-week STEM  based program focusing on environmental science. Kids will engage in fun activities to help them learn about the Potomac watershed, pollution, litter prevention in order to rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle to help protect our community. Program lasts about 45-60 minutes. Ages 5-12

This program is provided by The Alice Ferguson Foundation Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. 

STEM for Families Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Community Heroes Monday, July 6, 2015 - 12:30pm

"Celebrate everyday heroes from our local community. See how they work and perform their jobs to keep everyone, including animals, safe.

Monday, July 6 12:30 pm Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department
Monday, July 13 12:30 pm Watkins Nature Center presents Wild Things
Monday, July 20 12:30 pm Military Hero
Monday, July 27 12:30 pm Prince George's County Park Police Horse-Mounted Unit" 

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

Science Behind Trash Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us for an exciting six-week STEM  based program focusing on environmental science. Kids will engage in fun activities to help them learn about the Potomac watershed, pollution, litter prevention in order to rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle to help protect our community. Program lasts about 45-60 minutes. Ages 5-12

This program is provided by The Alice Ferguson Foundation Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. 

STEM for Families Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 2:00pm

picture of a laptopLearn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. 

Registration required. Limit 4, due to the limited number of laptops available in the branch.

*Participants can bring their own personal laptop with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

Community Heroes Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:30pm

"Celebrate everyday heroes from our local community. See how they work and perform their jobs to keep everyone, including animals, safe.

Monday, July 6 12:30 pm Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department
Monday, July 13 12:30 pm Watkins Nature Center presents Wild Things
Monday, July 20 12:30 pm Military Hero
Monday, July 27 12:30 pm Prince George's County Park Police Horse-Mounted Unit" 

Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library Meeting Monday, July 13, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library provide generous support for Library programming, service and collections. Come support your library and share your ideas at our monthly meetings.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

Science Behind Trash Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us for an exciting six-week STEM  based program focusing on environmental science. Kids will engage in fun activities to help them learn about the Potomac watershed, pollution, litter prevention in order to rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle to help protect our community. Program lasts about 45-60 minutes. Ages 5-12

This program is provided by The Alice Ferguson Foundation Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. 

STEM for Families Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Basic Resume Writing Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

Man and lady interviewing with a resumeDiscuss the different types of resumes. Learn about different tools to help you design one that best fits using Microsoft Word templates, free resources from the Testing & Education Resource Center and the Internet. Bring your information and a flash drive to create and save your own resume.

*Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required. Limit 8.

Community Heroes Monday, July 20, 2015 - 12:30pm

"Celebrate everyday heroes from our local community. See how they work and perform their jobs to keep everyone, including animals, safe.

Monday, July 6 12:30 pm Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department
Monday, July 13 12:30 pm Watkins Nature Center presents Wild Things
Monday, July 20 12:30 pm Military Hero
Monday, July 27 12:30 pm Prince George's County Park Police Horse-Mounted Unit" 

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

Science Behind Trash Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us for an exciting six-week STEM  based program focusing on environmental science. Kids will engage in fun activities to help them learn about the Potomac watershed, pollution, litter prevention in order to rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle to help protect our community. Program lasts about 45-60 minutes. Ages 5-12

This program is provided by The Alice Ferguson Foundation Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. 

STEM for Families Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets.

Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 4, due to limited number of laptops available.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops with Microsoft Excel 2010.

Community Heroes Monday, July 27, 2015 - 12:30pm

"Celebrate everyday heroes from our local community. See how they work and perform their jobs to keep everyone, including animals, safe.

Monday, July 6 12:30 pm Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department
Monday, July 13 12:30 pm Watkins Nature Center presents Wild Things
Monday, July 20 12:30 pm Military Hero
Monday, July 27 12:30 pm Prince George's County Park Police Horse-Mounted Unit" 

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 2:00pm

picture of a laptopLearn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. 

Registration required. Limit 4, due to the limited number of laptops available in the branch.

*Participants can bring their own personal laptop with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

Superhero Jeopardy Monday, August 10, 2015 - 1:00pm

Think you know all there is to know about superheroes, comic books and all those crime-fighting villains? Test your knowledge and win.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets.

Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 4, due to limited number of laptops available.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops with Microsoft Excel 2010.

Basic Resume Writing Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 2:00pm

Man and lady interviewing with a resumeDiscuss the different types of resumes. Learn about different tools to help you design one that best fits using Microsoft Word templates, free resources from the Testing & Education Resource Center and the Internet. Bring your information and a flash drive to create and save your own resume.

*Basic mouse and keyboard skills required. Registration required. Limit 8.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 2:00pm

picture of a laptopLearn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. 

Registration required. Limit 4, due to the limited number of laptops available in the branch.

*Participants can bring their own personal laptop with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers,basic formulas, and save/print worksheets.

Advanced mouse, keyboard, and word-processing skills required. Registration required. Limited to 4, due to limited number of laptops available.

*Participants are welcomed to bring their personal laptops with Microsoft Excel 2010.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-5 Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squares

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Legos: Creative Club Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 4:30pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.

Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Ages 5-12

 

 

STEM for Families Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 4:30pm

Kids performing an engineering experiment with spaghetti and marshmallows

Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12