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New Carrollton Branch Events

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Play Day: Ages 18-35 Months with Caregiver Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:30am

Join us to play and socialize - rain or shine;  it'll be a fun time!  Drop-in on the library's lower level.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Resume Magic With Microsoft Word- Evening Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm

Come join us to learn the basics of how to set up and modify a resume in Microsoft Word. Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a warm and friendly atmosphere!

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Boys Read: Ages 9-12 Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm

Share a favorite book, find out about the latest titles, read to others and join in games and other activities.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Excel Basics- Morning Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10:30am

An introduction to using spreadsheets and keeping track of financial records. Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

English Conversation Club Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Learning to speak English?  Join our club and practice speaking English in a warm and friendly atmosphere!

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Girls Read: Ages 9-12 Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Share a favorite book, find out about the latest titles, read to others and join in games and other activities.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Animation Workshop- Part 1 of 3 Monday, May 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

Mr. Geo, a professional illustrator from Greenbelt, will lead this three-part series of classes. Participants will use "Pencil," a free animation software package pre-loaded onto New Carrollton CLIC computers, to create a personal animation product.  All supplies, including a USB memory stick, will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the New Carrollton Branch Library. 

This program is geared toward kids from 8 to 15 years of age. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

 

Library Cafe (For parents and children 0-5) Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 11:30am

The Library Cafe is a fun, activity-filled session for parents/ caregivers and their children age 0-5.  Parents and caregivers will sing, talk, read, play and write with their children while learning early literacy strategies. Food and drink will be provided for all. Come meet other parents and share your own strategies. Please register at the children's desk.  Maximum 20 adults. 

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Excel Basics- Evening Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 6:30pm

Please join us for an introduction to using spreadsheets and keeping track of financial records. Call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Computer Basics in Spanish- Part I of 3 Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 6:30pm

Computer Basics in Spanish-it’s a free, three-part class that will teach you how to use a computer, Microsoft Word, the Internet and email. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-659-6900 to register.

Computación Básica en Español-son tres clases gratuitas que le va ensenar cómo usar la computador, Microsoft Word, el internet y abrir una cuenta electrónica. Para inscribirse por favor llame a 301-659-6900.

Book Discussion: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:00am

Book cover of The Snow Child by Eowyn IveyThe Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

"A childless couple working a farm in the brutal landscape of 1920 Alaska discover a little girl living in the wilderness, with a red fox as a companion, and begin to love the strange, almost-supernatural child as their own"--NoveList Plus.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Word Basics- Morning Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:30am

Learn the basics of creating and saving documents in Microsoft Word.  Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Black Literature Book Discussion: Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00am

Book cover Mom & Me & Mom by Maya AngelouMom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou

Summary: The story of Maya Angelou's extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies. But now, at last, the legendary author shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother. For the first time, Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence--a presence absent during much of Angelou's early life... 

Animation Workshop- Part 2 of 3 Monday, May 12, 2014 - 5:00pm

Mr. Geo, a professional illustrator from Greenbelt, will lead this three-part series of classes. Participants will use "Pencil," a free animation software package pre-loaded onto New Carrollton CLIC computers, to create a personal animation product.  All supplies, including a USB memory stick, will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the New Carrollton Branch Library. 

This program is geared toward kids from 8 to 15 years of age. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

 

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Boys Read: Ages 9-12 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Share a favorite book, find out about the latest titles, read to others and join in games and other activities.

Computer Basics in Spanish- Part 2 of 3 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 6:30pm

Computer Basics in Spanish-it’s a free, three-part class that will teach you how to use a computer, Microsoft Word, the Internet and email. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-659-6900 to register.

Computación Básica en Español-son tres clases gratuitas que le va ensenar cómo usar la computador, Microsoft Word, el internet y abrir una cuenta electrónica. Para inscribirse por favor llame a 301-659-6900.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Computer Basics in Spanish- Part 3 of 3 Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:30am

Computer Basics in Spanish-it’s a free, three-part class that will teach you how to use a computer, Microsoft Word, the Internet and email. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-659-6900 to register.

Computación Básica en Español-son tres clases gratuitas que le va ensenar cómo usar la computador, Microsoft Word, el internet y abrir una cuenta electrónica. Para inscribirse por favor llame a 301-659-6900.

Animation Workshop- Part 3 of 3 Monday, May 19, 2014 - 5:00pm

Mr. Geo, a professional illustrator from Greenbelt, will lead this three-part series of classes. Participants will use "Pencil," a free animation software package pre-loaded onto New Carrollton CLIC computers, to create a personal animation product.  All supplies, including a USB memory stick, will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the New Carrollton Branch Library. 

This program is geared toward kids from 8 to 15 years of age. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

 

Play Day: Ages 18-35 Months with Caregiver Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 11:30am

Join us to play and socialize - rain or shine;  it'll be a fun time!  Drop-in on the library's lower level.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Excel Basics- Evening Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 6:30pm

Please join us for an introduction to using spreadsheets and keeping track of financial records. Call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Girls Read: Ages 9-12 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Share a favorite book, find out about the latest titles, read to others and join in games and other activities.

Resume Magic With Microsoft Word- Evening Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 6:30pm

Come join us to learn the basics of how to set up and modify a resume in Microsoft Word. Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Word Basics- Morning Friday, May 23, 2014 - 10:30am

Learn the basics of creating and saving documents in Microsoft Word.  Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Excel Basics- Evening Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 6:30pm

Please join us for an introduction to using spreadsheets and keeping track of financial records. Call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Excel Basics- Evening Monday, June 2, 2014 - 6:30pm

Please join us for an introduction to using spreadsheets and keeping track of financial records. Call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Word Basics - Evening Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 6:30pm

Learn the basics of creating and saving documents in Microsoft Word.  

Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Book Discussion: Selection of Titles for Next Season Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 10:00am

Selection of titles for next season.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Summer @ Your Library Ice Cream Kickoff! Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 2:00pm

2-5 pm Come and sign up for the Summer @ Your Library and enjoy free ice cream! Bring the whole family!

Computer Basics- Evening Monday, June 9, 2014 - 6:30pm

If you are just starting out, please join us to learn basic computer skills and terminology. Call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

 

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Excel Basics- Evening Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 6:30pm

Please join us for an introduction to using spreadsheets and keeping track of financial records. Call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Black Literature Book Discussion: Little Green by Walter Mosley Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 10:00am

Book cover of Little Green by Walter MosleyLittle Green by Walter Mosley

Easy Rawlins is back (almost literally from the dead after the car wreck that ended Blonde Faith, his last outing) and cruising the hippified streets of the Sunset Strip circa 1967, in search of a young black man who has gone missing and maybe of his own rebirth.

Microsoft Powerpoint Basics- Evening Monday, June 16, 2014 - 6:30pm

Learn the basics of designing and creating slides in Microsoft Powerpoint. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Resume Magic With Microsoft Word- Evening Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 6:30pm

Come join us to learn the basics of how to set up and modify a resume in Microsoft Word. Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Computer Basics in Spanish (Again!)- Part 1 of 3 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 6:30pm

Computer Basics in Spanish-it’s a free, three-part class that will teach you how to use a computer, Microsoft Word, the Internet and email. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-659-6900 to register.

Computación Básica en Español-son tres clases gratuitas que le va ensenar cómo usar la computador, Microsoft Word, el internet y abrir una cuenta electrónica. Para inscribirse por favor llame a 301-659-6900.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 months Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 11:00am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Microsoft Word Basics- Morning Friday, June 20, 2014 - 10:30am

Learn the basics of creating and saving documents in Microsoft Word.  Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Computer Basics- Morning Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 10:30am

If you are just starting out, please join us to learn basic computer skills and terminology. Call the New Carrollton Library at 301-459-6900 to register.

Drop-In Computer Help Lab Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Family Storytime: 3-7 year olds Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Limit 35.

Toddler Storytime: 2-3 year olds Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 10:15am

Limit 35.

Computer Basics in Spanish (Again!)- Part 2 of 3 Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 6:30pm
 
Computer Basics in Spanish-it’s a free, three-part class that will teach you how to use a computer, Microsoft Word, the Internet and email. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-659-6900 to register.

Computación Básica en Español-son tres clases gratuitas que le va ensenar cómo usar la computador, Microsoft Word, el internet y abrir una cuenta electrónica. Para inscribirse por favor llame a 301-659-6900.

 
Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 10:15am

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35. For all storytimes, please, maximum group size is 8.

Toddler Storytime: 18-35 Months Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Repeat of Tuesday program.

Please pick up ticket - 1 per person - at the Children's Desk. Limit 35.

Clearwater Nature Center Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

Enjoy an interactive learning experience. Discover where animals live, what they eat, and how they adapt to survive. There will be live animals up close and personal. Ages 2 and up.

 
Drop-In Computer Help Lab Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Computer lab for help with basic computer skills! No registration required- Just Walk in.  Subject to staff availability.

Resume Magic With Microsoft Word- Morning Friday, June 27, 2014 - 10:30am

Come join us to learn the basics of how to set up and modify a resume in Microsoft Word. Please call the New Carrollton Library to register: 301-459-6900.

Computer Basics in Spanish (Again!)- Part 3 of 3 Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 10:30am
 
 

Computer Basics in Spanish-it’s a free, three-part class that will teach you how to use a computer, Microsoft Word, the Internet and email. Please call the New Carrollton Library at 301-659-6900 to register.

Computación Básica en Español-son tres clases gratuitas que le va ensenar cómo usar la computador, Microsoft Word, el internet y abrir una cuenta electrónica. Para inscribirse por favor llame a 301-659-6900.

 
CSI, Family Mystery Science! Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

The mysterious formula for Solution X has been stolen from a local chemical laboratory. Family teams perform a variety of forensic tests to identify the culprit. Fantastic chemistry demos will be done between tests! Adults must accompany students. Limit 50 participants. Registration required.

 
Jali-D the Drum Talker: “Rhythms and Rhymes for Wise Young Minds” Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 2:00pm

Jali-D raps about math, reading, science, video games and the brain. Ages 6-12.

Book Discussion: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:00am

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton