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Hillcrest Heights Branch Events

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, April 20, 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 from June-August.

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, April 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

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Tuesday, April 21, 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 from June-August.

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, April 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

 

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Wednesday, April 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 from June-August.

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.

 


 

Parts of a Flower and Flower Rubbings Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 4:00pm

PG County Master Gardeners logoLearn 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. Ages 6 and up.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Thursday, April 23, 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 from June-August.

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.

 


 

Duct Tape Art Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 4:30pm

duct tape flower pens

Ages 6-12. Why buy a new wallet when you can make one out of Duct Tape! Come show your creativity and learn how to make a flower pen, a bracelet or a stylish wallet using duct tape. Materials will be provided.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Saturday, April 25, 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.

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, April 25, 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, April 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.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, April 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 from June-August.

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, April 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

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Tuesday, April 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 from June-August.

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, April 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

 

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Wednesday, April 29, 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 from June-August.

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, April 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

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Thursday, April 30, 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 from June-August.

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, May 2, 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.

Basic Resume Writing Saturday, May 2, 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.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, May 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 from June-August.

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, May 5, 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, May 5, 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 from June-August.

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, May 5, 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, May 6, 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 from June-August.

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, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 7, 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 from June-August.

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, May 9, 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.

 

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, May 9, 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.

Adult Fiction Book Discussion: KiKi Swinson's New York's Finest Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 3:00pm

Cover jacket for New York's Finest by KiKi Swinson

Urban Shades Book Discussion

New York's Finest by KiKi Swinson

Naomi Foxx of New York has worked as a flight attendant for five years. In that time she helped her brother Reggie orchestrate his illegal drug smuggling operation. Naomi had a few TSA agents, bag handlers and a couple of mules on her payroll. Her financial empire tripled in no time. But then one by one, everyone in Reggie's organization will end up behind bars or disappear. Should Naomi flee the country before her life ends up in the wrong hands? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, May 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 from June-August.

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.

 


 

Google Tips: Search like a Wizard Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

search results screen shotSearch the Web like an expert using Google search tips and tricks. Quick, fun, and easy!

*Registration required. Must have basic mouse and keyboarding skills.

Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library Meeting Monday, May 11, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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 from June-August.

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, May 12, 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, May 13, 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 from June-August.

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, May 13, 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

Genealogy 101 Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 6:00pm

screenshot of lady using a computer

The best things in online genealogical research are free at your library. This workshop takes a look at using two databases the library has to offer: Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest Online.

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Thursday, May 14, 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 from June-August.

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, May 16, 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.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Saturday, May 16, 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.

 

After-School Homework Help: Grades 1-6 Monday, May 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 from June-August.

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, May 19, 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, May 19, 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 from June-August.

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, May 19, 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, May 20, 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 from June-August.

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, May 20, 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, May 21, 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 from June-August.

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.

 


 

Crocheting and Knitting Saturday, May 23, 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, May 26, 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, May 26, 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 from June-August.

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, May 26, 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, 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 from June-August.

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 from June-August.

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.

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

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

 

 

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.

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.

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

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

 

 

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

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. 

 

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

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

 

 

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. 

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.

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.

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2010 Monday, June 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

Learn how to make newsletters, brochures, cards and more. *Advance mouse and keyboarding skills required. Registration required.

*Participants may bring their own personal laptop they already have Microsoft Publisher 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. 

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. 

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. 

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.