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Hyattsville Branch Events

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Baby Storytime Monday, August 4, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, August 4, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Chess/Checkers Club Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 1:00pm

Chess pieces on a boardHyattsville Chess and Checkers Club!

Learn to play or improve your game. All ages are welcome!

Bring your own set or play with one of ours.

LEGO Building Program Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

Multiple colors of LEGO bricks in a sun like circle.Join us for exciting, building fun! 2-4pm Ages 4-12

Uno, dos, tres con Andres! Bilingual music para la familia Monday, August 11, 2014 - 11:00am

Bienvenidos!  A celebration of Latin culture for kids and families! Families welcomed.

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, August 11, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Book Discussion - Will Schwalbe's "End of Your Life Book Club" Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 3:00pm

Book Cover of The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

Book Discussion:

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.

Baby Storytime Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, August 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Chess/Checkers Club Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 1:00pm

Chess pieces on a boardHyattsville Chess and Checkers Club!

Learn to play or improve your game. All ages are welcome!

Bring your own set or play with one of ours.

Baby Storytime Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, August 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Baby Storytime Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, September 8, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Back to School Blastoff! Monday, September 8, 2014 - 4:00pm

Learn about library and tutoring resources to make back-to-school- a success! Drop in during these hours.  4 - 7 pm

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Nonprofit Sustainability: Building Blocks to Organizational Success Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 6:30pm

Learn how to enhance your organization's competitiveness and strengthen its financial health.                                       

Sustainability is a popular buzzword in our sector: Nonprofit sustainability means more than just generating enough money to keep your organization afloat.  In this class we will begin with the definition of nonprofit sustainability, and then we will cover each of the four key elements that contribute to long-term sustainability for an organization.  Learn what you can do to increase your organization's competitiveness and strengthen its financial health in the current economic climate.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding what nonprofit sustainability means
  • Key elements of nonprofit sustainability
  • Tips on how to develop them in your organization

Register by calling the Foundation Center - Washington DC  202-331-1400 or register online at

http://grantspace.org/classroom/training-calendar/Washington-DC/nonprofit-sustainability-building-blocks-to-organizational-success-2014-09-10-hyattsville-md

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Baby Storytime Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Book Discussion - Karen Russell's "Vampires in the Lemon Grove" Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 3:00pm
Baby Storytime Monday, September 22, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Independent Film Series - a Cultural Exchange - "Call Me Kuchu" (2013) Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

"Call Me Kuchu" (2013)

The Hyattsville Branch film series is in its fourth year of screening independent films from the Library DVD collection.  A facilitated discussion follows each screening.  Refreshments are served.

"In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death.  David Kato, Uganda's first openly gay man, and retired Anglican Christopher Bishop Senyonjo work against the clock to defeat state sanctioned homophobia.  But one year into filming and just three weeks after a landmark legal victory, David is murdered.  This depicts the last year of the life of a courageous man, whose wisdom, achievements, and memory has inspired a new generation of human rights activists."  (87 min.)

Next presentation:

"Chasing Ice" (2013) on Monday, October 22, 2014 @ 7:00pm

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Baby Storytime Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, September 29, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

MAC: Manga and Anime Club Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga, create art, comics and costumes, enjoy snacks.  Join fellow anime and manga fans at the new Hyattsville Manga and Anime Club.

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Baby Storytime Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, October 6, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Dollars + $en$e: So you want to be a millionaire? Monday, October 6, 2014 - 6:00pm

Come learn about money:  how to make it, how to save it, how to make it grow!  This common core aligned program by the Federal Reserve will teach 7 - 10 year olds about money and wealth-building.  6 - 7:30 pm

STEM @ the Library Monday, October 6, 2014 - 6:00pm

Join us at the Hyattsville library as we explore science, technology, engineering and math.  Drop in for hands-on experiments, and STEM exploration.

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, October 6, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Baby Storytime Monday, October 13, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, October 13, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Monday, October 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

Celebrate Hispanic culture with stories, music and a craft activity. Snacks served.

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, October 13, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Book Discussion - Ayana Mathis' "12 Tribes of Hattie" Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 3:00pm
Baby Storytime Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

Independent Film Series - a Cultural Exchange - "Chasing Ice" (2013) Monday, October 20, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Hyattsville Branch Library film series is in its fourth year of screening independent films from the Library dvd collection.  A facilitated discussion follows each screening.  Refreshments are served.

"In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for the National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth's changing climate.  Chasing Ice, is the story of one man's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.  Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey"  (75 min.)

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, October 20, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Spanish/English Preschool Storytime Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 11:00am

Stories, songs and other activities in English and Spanish. / Cuentos, canciones y otras actividades en inglés y en español.

For children aged 3 to 5.  /  Para niños de edad 3 a 5.

Baby Storytime Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:15am

Enjoy stories, songs, and other activities.  9 - 23 months with caregiver.  (Limit 15)

Toddler Storytime Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:00am

Enjoy stories, songs and other activities.  Ages 2 - 3 years old.  (Limit 25)

MAC: Manga and Anime Club Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga, create art, comics and costumes, enjoy snacks.  Join fellow anime and manga fans at the new Hyattsville Manga and Anime Club.

Spanish Conversation Club Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak Spanish?  Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:30am

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

Preschool Storytime Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

Story time spelled out with white letters on differently colored squaresJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Ages 3-5.

Limit 25.

STEM @ the Library Monday, November 3, 2014 - 6:00pm

Join us at the Hyattsville library as we explore science, technology, engineering and math.  Drop in for hands-on experiments, and STEM exploration.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.

Book Discussion - F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Great Gatsby" Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 3:00pm
MAC: Manga and Anime Club Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga, create art, comics and costumes, enjoy snacks.  Join fellow anime and manga fans at the new Hyattsville Manga and Anime Club.

STEM @ the Library Monday, December 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Join us at the Hyattsville library as we explore science, technology, engineering and math.  Drop in for hands-on experiments, and STEM exploration.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.

Teen Advisory Board Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:30pm

Earn service hours while making your local library a great place for teens.  Enjoy snacks, meet new people, become a leader!  Join the Teen Advisory Board every 1st Thursday of the month to suggest programs and plan activities.