LaVale Library Reopening Celebration

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Program Description

Event Details

Friday, September 23 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  5-8 PM

Saturday, September 24 - Community Celebration 10 AM-5 PM

11:00 AM - Russell Shorto, Local Author Talk in the LaVale Conference Room

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Live Music on the Library Patio

2:00 PM - Jamison Odone, Local Children's Author and Illustrator in the LaVale Children's Room


Visit our LaVale Library page on our website and the LaVale Library Facebook page to see pictures and renovation/reopening updates! 



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the Programming Department at 301-777-1200.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo Disclaimer

Allegany County Library System may be taking photos at library sponsored programs.  Your participation in the program signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you.  Please speak to a librarian now if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.  

Please Observe Social Distancing Guidelines for Events

Masks are encouraged inside the libraries for visitors over the age of two.  Families are asked to observe a distance of 6 feet from other families, children must stay with their families.

Masks are encouraged when selecting books and retrieving crafting kits from library staff at outdoor events.   

We are using guidelines from the CDC, State of Maryland, and Allegany County Health Department. Even as we follow these guidelines, as a public space and service we cannot guarantee a germ-free environment. Attending an event is your decision based on the needs of you and your family. For patrons not comfortable attending an event, we will be offering virtual programs.