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Coronavirus Community Resources

Book Lists

Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award Nominees for 2019-2020


PGCMLS Recommended Book Lists for 2019-2020



Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Play Minecraft at the library!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
New Carrollton
Get ready for family movie night at the library! Come join us for a fun filled night as we watch The Emperor's New Groove. Bring your own blankets and we’ll bring the popcorn. Call branch for more information.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bowie
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Come and play chess with friends and neighbors. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton
Joins us for Crazy 8's! Season 3 Math Club as we work with puzzles and hands-on activities. For children in Grades 3-5. Please register at Information Desk.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Spauldings
Join us for some fantastic jump roping action! DC Retro Jumpers will show you (and your family and friends) how to Double Dutch! All ages and experience levels are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Show us your rhymes! Build, write and draw with words to celebrate National Poetry Month.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Have fun singing or rapping about why you love your library. Feeling shy? No problem! Join us in the DREAM Lab for this fun recording session.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Beltsville
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bladensburg
Join us for an afternoon of knitting and crocheting. All ages and levels of experience are welcome. Materials will be provided or feel free to bring a current project.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Laurel
Join us for an evening of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
South Bowie
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Oxon Hill
Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Find out about the latest books, share favorites, and practice reading with games and fun activities

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Accokeek
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden
Come join us for an afternoon of crafting. Families welcome!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Spauldings
Topics and reading activities on all things girl related. i.e. etiquette, health , self esteem, survival etc. Group will be meeting in the Barn.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bladensburg
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Families welcome.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South Bowie
Learn to play chess or improve your game! All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Greenbelt
Come join us in celebrating the Greenbelt Library buildings 50th anniversary! There will be refreshments, displays, and much more throughout the day.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowie
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on activities on simple things you can do to help the Earth for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Presented by Elmer M. Dengler, Member of the City of Bowie's Environmental Advisory Committee and Retired Agro-Ecologyist.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek
Come join us for an afternoon of crafting. Families welcome! Customers will use Q-Tips and Cotton Balls to create a beautiful cherry blossom tree with various shades of pink, red and green.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hyattsville
Celebrate Poetry Month by decorating a famous haiku or creating your own.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Play Minecraft at the library!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bowie
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Come and play chess with friends and neighbors. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville
Come join us and create self-watering planters from recycled 2-liter bottles, while learning about the plant life cycle and best practices for gardening. Limited to 15. Call the branch to register.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Laurel
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bladensburg
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Baden
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville
Come join us and express yourself by making your own button for Love Your Library Month!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Oxon Hill
Learn to grow a pizza in your own back yard (Well, maybe not the whole pie!). Join us for this simple gardening program where we will learn about the plants that make up one of our favorite dishes. *Registration is encouraged to ensure the correct amount of supplies. Program suitable for Ages 8-12

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Greenbelt
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6. By appointment only, please call the branch to register.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Spauldings
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities. Group will meet in the Barn.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bladensburg
Come play board games at the Bladensburg Branch! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South Bowie
Learn to play chess or improve your game! All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Join us to socialize over tea and light snacks while making a repurposed and upcycled craft in celebration of Earth Day. Supplies will be provided. All ages welcome.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hyattsville
Learn how to protect yourself from ticks. Marvel at the live insect zoo in this interactive, family-friendly event for all ages

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek
Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beltsville
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Each child will read for 15 minutes. Call the branch to register.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Play Minecraft at the library!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Oxon Hill
Come listen to a librarian read poetry aloud and do related activities and games. Create your own poetry and painting!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Beltsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bowie
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New Carrollton
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Come and play chess with friends and neighbors. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowie
Join us for some fantastic jump roping action! DC Retro Jumpers will show you (and your family and friends) how to Double Dutch! All ages and experience levels are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Think like a computer while programming with cool games and activities! Perfect for beginner & experienced coders. Space is limited - please bring your own device if possible. Must register.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton
Joins us for Crazy 8's! Season 3 Math Club as we work with puzzles and hands-on activities. For children in Grades 3-5. Please register at Information Desk.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Oxon Hill
"Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6."

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Each child will read for 15 minutes. Call the branch to register.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Have fun singing or rapping about why you love your library. Feeling shy? No problem! Join us in the DREAM Lab for this fun recording session.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden
Celebrate National Library Month and decorate the library inside and out.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Beltsville
Join us for an evening chess competition. All ages and skill levels accepted! To register, contact the branch.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville
Help us commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Laurel
Join us for an evening of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
South Bowie
Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on activities on simple things you can do to help the Earth for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Presented by Elmer M. Dengler, Member of the City of Bowie's Environmental Advisory Committee and Retired Agro-Ecologyist.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
Join us for a fun afternoon and make buttons and laminated bookmarks to take home!

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Find out about the latest books, share favorites, and practice reading with games and fun activities

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Spauldings
Come join us for an afternoon of making Earth Day crafts. The group will meet in the Barn.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt
Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. See how math and art collide by designing your own Sierpinski triangle and folding paper 3D models of geometric shapes.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Laurel
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Accokeek
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bladensburg
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Greenbelt
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6. By appointment only, please call the branch to register.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Spauldings
Topics and reading activities on all things girl related. i.e. etiquette, health , self esteem, survival etc. Group will be meeting in the Barn.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bladensburg
Come join us for an hour of afternoon crafting. Make and take something fun home. Parents are welcome to participate too!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South Bowie
Learn to play chess or improve your game! All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hyattsville
Join us for an engaging talk given by a National Park Service ranger based around Jack London's famous short story "To Build a Fire"

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Laurel
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Each child will read for 15 minutes. Call the branch to register.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oxon Hill
Come join us for an afternoon of crafting. Families welcome!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Play Minecraft at the library!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Beltsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bowie
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Come and play chess with friends and neighbors. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton
Joins us for Crazy 8's! Season 3 Math Club as we work with puzzles and hands-on activities. For children in Grades 3-5. Please register at Information Desk.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Oxon Hill
"Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6."

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Beltsville
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Spauldings
Free style building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imagination run wild!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Glenarden
Come play board games at the library! Bring one of your own, or play one of ours.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Laurel
Join us for an evening of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
South Bowie
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Laurel
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bladensburg
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Greenbelt
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6. By appointment only, please call the branch to register.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Spauldings
Topics and reading activities on all things girl related. i.e. etiquette, health , self esteem, survival etc. Group will be meeting in the Barn.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South Bowie
Learn to play chess or improve your game! All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Sat, May 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Oxon Hill
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!"

Sat, May 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowie
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Each child will read for 15 minutes. Call the branch to register.

Sat, May 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hyattsville
Join certified instructor Crystal Mintz for a fun, relaxing kids yoga session. Kids become more body-aware, mentally focused, and gain strategies to ease anxiety. Mats will be provided.

Mon, May 04, 12:30pm - 6:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Are you ready to unplug? Join us during Screen-Free week by doing puzzles and playing a variety of games.

Mon, May 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Play Minecraft at the library!

Mon, May 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
May the Fourth be with you! Join us on Star Wars Day for crafts related to the popular franchise.

Mon, May 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Mon, May 04, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities

Mon, May 04, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Mon, May 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome! Presented by Eagle Chess Academy.

Mon, May 04, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Come and play chess with friends and neighbors. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 05, 12:30pm - 6:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Are you ready to unplug? Join us during Screen-Free week by doing puzzles and playing a variety of games.

Tue, May 05, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Tue, May 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Tue, May 05, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room
"Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6."

Tue, May 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room
Build your child's confidence in reading. Specially trained therapy dogs will be glad to listen! Please call the branch to register (301) 883-2650

Tue, May 05, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Beltsville
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bladensburg
Join us for an afternoon of knitting and crocheting. All ages and levels of experience are welcome. Materials will be provided or feel free to bring a current project.

Tue, May 05, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Join us for an evening of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
South Bowie
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Join us as we explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities.

Wed, May 06, 11:00am - 6:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Are you ready to unplug? Join us during Screen-Free week by doing puzzles and playing a variety of games.

Wed, May 06, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Wed, May 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Stop by the Beltsville branch to watch the Disney favorite, Moana, and create a fun and colorful lei while learning about its cultural significance in recognition of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Wed, May 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Wed, May 06, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Wed, May 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room B
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.


Helpful Online Resources

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ABCmouse

Improve your reading and math skills and have fun in this online classroom built by educators. Designed for children ages 2 through 6.

Only available in our branches

Category: Entertainment

Beanstack

Discover favorite books, earn badges and participate in reading challenges with Beanstack!

Tutorials

Category: Books

Biography in Context

Meet the people who made history by accessing video, audio, images, primary sources and articles for over a half-million international figures.

Category: Research

Brainfuse HelpNow Tutoring

Chat online with a real tutor and get live, homework help from 2pm to 11:55pm EST.

Tutorials

Category: Tutoring, Research, Languages

ComicsPlus

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels, manga and comics. Checkouts are for seven days with unlimited renewals.

Tutorials

Category: Books, Entertainment

Creativebug

1,000+ art & craft video classes covering art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and kids.

Tutorials

Category: Entertainment

Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids

An excellent starting place for any research project about animals, geography, people and more.

Category: Research

Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest

Access millions of images from the best collections in the world.

Category: Research

Encyclopedia Britannica Library Edition

Search encyclopedia articles, magazines, web sites and videos.

Category: Research

Gale In Context: Middle School

Find information here about the most studied middle school topics.

Category: Research

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Find eBooks on countries, cultures, history, technology, science and more, with translations available in 40 languages.

Tutorials

Category: Books, Research

Kids InfoBits (GALE)

Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students.

Category: Research

Mango Languages

Learn a new language from home or on-the-go with Mango! Mango adapts to your unique learning style so you pick up on new vocabulary quickly.

Tutorials

Category: Languages

NoveList K-8

Find just the right book and get recommendations based on your interests and reading level.

Tutorials

Category: Books

Overdrive / Libby eBooks and Audiobooks

Borrow eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere with Overdrive.

Tutorials

Category: Books

Pebble Go

Have fun researching while playing educational games and engaging with read-aloud audio for five categories: animals, science, biographies, social studies and dinosaurs. Designed specifically for grades K-3.

Category: Research, Entertainment

RBdigital

Read popular magazines on your computer or mobile device and access top eBooks and audiobooks with RBdigital.

Tutorials

Category: Books, Research, Entertainment

Transparent Langauges

An easy-to-use interface that integrates real-life language use by native speakers. With over 100 languages to choose from, every language-learner will find something of interest.

Tutorials

Category: Books, Research, Entertainment

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