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This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
Library Branch: South Cumberland Library
Room: South Cumberland Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17)
Program Type: Career & Skill Building, Community Services, Fun & Learning, Student Success
Event Details:

Dive into the exciting world of coding with Scratch Programming at the South Cumberland Library! This program, designed for kids aged 8-18, will be led by a professor from Frostburg State University.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Allegany County WIC at the Westernport Library

10:00am - 4:00pm
Westernport Library
Library Branch: Westernport Library
Room: Westernport Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services
Event Details:

Allegany County WIC Program at the Westernport Library. Two staff members will be present, serving 1-2 families at a time, every 15-30 minutes during the time requested. To schedule an appointment, please contact WIC at: (301)-759-5020.

This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Yoga at South Cumberland

11:00am - 12:00pm
South Cumberland Library
Library Branch: South Cumberland Library
Room: South Cumberland Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services, Fun & Learning
Event Details:

Join instructor Christina Collins-Smith for yoga that is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it.

Please bring a yoga mat and water. There is no cost to attend. Bring a friend!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

Fitness Class

By performing any of the exercises in this program, you assume all risks of injury. Allegany County Library System is not responsible or liable for any injury or loss you may sustain by participating in this program. 

Not all exercises are suitable for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. Please consult your doctor before beginning this or any other exercise program.

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.  

This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Resource Manager in the Library at Frostburg

11:00am - 2:00pm
Frostburg Library
Library Branch: Frostburg Library
Age Group: Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services
Event Details:

Are you in need of assistance with accessing vital resources in our community?

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.
This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.

Read to Mika the Dog @ George's Creek Library

4:00pm - 5:00pm
George's Creek Library
Library Branch: George's Creek Library
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11)
Program Type: Career & Skill Building, Fun & Learning, Student Success
Event Details:

Read to Mika the dog!

Reading to a dog, or any pet, gives children a safe environment to practice their reading, make mistakes, and grow as a reader. All are welcome.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Dungeons and Dragons at LaVale Library

5:00pm - 7:30pm
LaVale Library
Library Branch: LaVale Library
Room: LaVale Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adult (18+)
Program Type: Fun & Learning
Event Details:

If you are interested in joining in the future, please fill out the interest form: https://forms.gle/Kg6xbu4i2VrLFpDVA 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.

Story Time in the Park at George's Creek Library Lawn

10:00am - 11:00am
George's Creek Library
Library Branch: George's Creek Library
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11)
Program Type: Fun & Learning, Story Time, Student Success
Event Details:
Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Each child in attendance will leave with a free book and craft! 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.  

This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Coffee & Conversation at George's Creek

10:00am - 1:00pm
George's Creek Library
Library Branch: George's Creek Library
Room: George’s Creek Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services, Fun & Learning, History & Genealogy
Event Details:

Enjoy coffee or tea with old friends or new! Work on a puzzle, read the newspaper, play cards or games, and enjoy the History Room.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.

LEGO Play at George's Creek

10:00am - 4:00pm
George's Creek Library
Library Branch: George's Creek Library
Room: George’s Creek Story Time Room
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17)
Program Type: Career & Skill Building, Fun & Learning, Student Success
Event Details:

• Play is an amazing and natural healing tool that can help children process anxiety and develop skills to better support their emotions.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Yoga at LaVale Library

10:30am - 11:30am
LaVale Library
Library Branch: LaVale Library
Room: LaVale Conference Room
Age Group: Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services, Fun & Learning
Event Details:

Join instructor Christina Collins-Smith for yoga that is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it.

Please bring a yoga mat and water. There is no cost to attend. Bring a friend!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

Fitness Class

By performing any of the exercises in this program, you assume all risks of injury. Allegany County Library System is not responsible or liable for any injury or loss you may sustain by participating in this program. 

Not all exercises are suitable for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. Please consult your doctor before beginning this or any other exercise program.

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.  

This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.
Library Branch: LaVale Library
Age Group: Adult (18+)
Program Type: Fun & Learning
Event Details:

Pop in to the LaVale Library to pick up this weeks Take-to-Make craft: Paper Spinners.  While supplies last.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Cozy Reader's Book Club

1:30pm - 2:30pm
South Cumberland Library
Library Branch: South Cumberland Library
Room: South Cumberland Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Authors & Book Groups
Event Details:
Join us for the Cozy Reader's Book Group! A new book is selected each month for the group to discuss.

August book selection is Dreaming of Flight by Catherine Ryan Hyde.

Please contact Cathy at the South Cumberland Library (301-724-1607) if interested in a print book and for more information.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Read a Poem for a Pickle! at George's Creek

All Day
George's Creek Library
Library Branch: George's Creek Library
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Fun & Learning, Student Success
Event Details:

It's exactly as it sounds: Read a Poem for a Pickle!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.  

This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.

KIDS Watercolor Workshop at Washington St

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Washington Street Library
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Street Library
Room: Washington Street Story Time Room
Age Group: Elementary (6-11)
Program Type: Career & Skill Building, Community Services, Fun & Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Bring your kids to exercise their creativity and make a beautiful watercolor painting guided by our friendly and knowledgeable staff; we can't wait to see their artistic talents shine! 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.

STEAM For Kids at South Cumberland Library - Graphic Design

5:00pm - 7:30pm
South Cumberland Library
Library Branch: South Cumberland Library
Room: South Cumberland Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17)
Program Type: Career & Skill Building, Community Services, Fun & Learning, Student Success
Event Details:

Come to this workshop to learn graphic design basics along with tips and tricks using online browser-based software. We will start by examining different styles of published graphics and designs to generate some ideas.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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. 

 

This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

LEGO Night at LaVale Library

5:30pm - 7:00pm
LaVale Library
Library Branch: LaVale Library
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Fun & Learning
Event Details:

Join us in the reading room for some LEGO building fun! Follow provided prompt cards or showcase your own creativity. We’ll provide the bricks. This is an all ages event.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Game on Main at Westernport

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Westernport Library
Library Branch: Westernport Library
Room: Westernport Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Fun & Learning
Event Details:

Come play board games at the library! For kids 8 years and up, parents and families welcomed. 

Games provided!

Disclaimer(s)

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.  

This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Cookbook Club at Frostburg Library

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Frostburg Library
Library Branch: Frostburg Library
Room: Frostburg Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Authors & Book Groups, Career & Skill Building, Community Health & Wellness, Fun & Learning
Event Details:

Join us the second Tuesday of each month at 6 PM for our Cookbook Club! 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Allegany County WIC at the Frostburg Library

10:00am - 4:00pm
Frostburg Library
Library Branch: Frostburg Library
Room: Frostburg Toll House
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11), Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services
Event Details:

Allegany County WIC Program at the Frostburg Library. Two staff members will be present, serving 1-2 families at a time, every 15-30 minutes during the time requested. To schedule an appointment, please contact WIC at: (301)-759-5020.

This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Yoga at South Cumberland

11:00am - 12:00pm
South Cumberland Library
Library Branch: South Cumberland Library
Room: South Cumberland Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services, Fun & Learning
Event Details:

Join instructor Christina Collins-Smith for yoga that is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it.

Please bring a yoga mat and water. There is no cost to attend. Bring a friend!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

Fitness Class

By performing any of the exercises in this program, you assume all risks of injury. Allegany County Library System is not responsible or liable for any injury or loss you may sustain by participating in this program. 

Not all exercises are suitable for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. Please consult your doctor before beginning this or any other exercise program.

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.  

This event is in the "Tweens and Teens (12-17)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Resource Manager in the Library at George's Creek

11:00am - 2:00pm
George's Creek Library
Library Branch: George's Creek Library
Room: George’s Creek Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens and Teens (12-17), Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services
Event Details:

Are you in need of assistance with accessing vital resources in our community?

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.
This event is in the "Young Children (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (6-11)" group.

Read to Mika the Dog @ Frostburg Library

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Frostburg Library
Library Branch: Frostburg Library
Room: Frostburg Toll House
Age Group: Young Children (0-5), Elementary (6-11)
Program Type: Student Success
Event Details:

Read to Mika the dog!

Reading to a dog, or any pet, gives children a safe environment to practice their reading, make mistakes, and grow as a reader. All are welcome.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Dungeons and Dragons at LaVale Library

5:00pm - 7:30pm
LaVale Library
Library Branch: LaVale Library
Room: LaVale Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adult (18+)
Program Type: Fun & Learning
Event Details:

If you are interested in joining in the future, please fill out the interest form: https://forms.gle/Kg6xbu4i2VrLFpDVA 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.  

This event is in the "Adult (18+)" group.

Coffee & Conversation at George's Creek

10:00am - 1:00pm
George's Creek Library
Library Branch: George's Creek Library
Room: George’s Creek Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult (18+)
Program Type: Community Health & Wellness, Community Services, Fun & Learning, History & Genealogy
Event Details:

Enjoy coffee or tea with old friends or new! Work on a puzzle, read the newspaper, play cards or games, and enjoy the History Room.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

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.