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The online library support suites highlight some of our best and most useful resources. Check out our full collection of Online Resources for more information.


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Upcoming Events

Wed, Apr 24, 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Greenbelt
The Amicette Club (ages 9 - 13), a youth program sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Tau Delta Zeta Chapter, has created specialized doll dioramas imaged after selected black women and or girl figures – notable and unsung. This unique storytelling activity is a creative expression of history and positive influence.

Wed, Apr 24, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Apr 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Bring your computer questions to the library and get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use with the help of library staff.

Wed, Apr 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Wed, Apr 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Branch - Workforce and Community Development
Welcome all veterans, active military, ROTC, potential service members, and families to Base Camp, a monthly informational and resource session for all members of the armed forces. This session will highlight Re-Entry Month, Month of the Military Child, and Military Saves Month.

Wed, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language with a teacher who knows Dari and Pashto? This club is for beginner level English learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Have fun crafting and creating your own wind chime out of different kinds of sea shells! Supplies are provided.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Students will sing and dance along to their favorite Broadway shows. Enjoy performing arts activities and improve social skills. Prior acting experience is not required to participate.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie - Small Meeting Room (209)
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Celebrate Earth Day by discussing how reading J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" helps us to think about our place in the world. Decorate your own Hobbit door before we show the "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" movie, rated PG-13. Parents/guardians must accompany anyone under the age of 13.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Play board games, video games, and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours. Participants can receive community service hours at this program.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Bring your own needlecraft or learn to crochet while getting to know those around you. Materials are provided for those who would like to learn to crochet. No prior experience is needed.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Largo-Kettering
Drop in to this workforce session and gain assistance with filing job applications, resume building tools, and training resources.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Practice and improve your Spanish in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 24, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings
Find out about the latest books. Share favorites and practice reading with games and other fun activities. For children ages 6 and up.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
New venue Laurel - Large Meeting Room,Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Wed, Apr 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg - Bladensburg Large Meeting Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Want to learn coding, 3D design, and engineering basics? In these hands-on workshops, the University of Maryland's Nearspace Balloon Payload Project will teach you useful STEM skills, including how to create video games using the Python programming language and how to design 3D-printed objects.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Perform chair workout exercises to keep fit! We encourage all to bring your comfortable workout clothing to participate.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning French and would like to practice the language? This club is for high beginner to advanced level French language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
An afternoon of crocheting, knitting, or quilting. All ages are welcome.

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Greenbelt
The Amicette Club (ages 9 - 13), a youth program sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Tau Delta Zeta Chapter, has created specialized doll dioramas imaged after selected black women and or girl figures – notable and unsung. This unique storytelling activity is a creative expression of history and positive influence.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Spauldings
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hillcrest Heights - Small Meeting Room
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word to type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents, letters, and reports. Four-week series every Thursday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The first four week series will be from April 25th – May 16th. The second four week series will be from June 6th – June 27th.

Thu, Apr 25, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 25, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Apr 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
How do we prepare ourselves for "unthinkable" change? How do we ready our teams and organizations for "unimaginable" future events? Find out in this interactive session with New York Times bestselling author and Institute for the Future research director, Jane McGonigal.
Register

Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New Carrollton
Stories, music and activities for children ages 0-3 with special needs. Presented by the PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program for early intervention students and up to 12 community families.

Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch
The Social Justice in Community series brings human rights scholars into conversation about how their work illuminates human rights struggles around us today and what we can do about those struggles.

Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurel
Interested in learning about Google Workspace Applications such as Drive, Meet, and Docs? Get hands-on experience learning the basics and explore something new every week. Library staff will be available to provide support but participants are encouraged to follow the curriculum at their own pace. All class materials will be available after your first session, so don’t worry about missing a class!

Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
New to using computers? This class for adults will introduce you to some basic computer terminology and lead you through practice activities to help you develop your digital literacy skills.

Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Spauldings
The PGCPS Judy Center Early Learning Hubs are hosting an early childhood/kindergarten readiness resource fair! Pick up information and chat with representatives from the Judy Center and their partner organizations who can support you and your preschool aged child in getting reading for success in school and life!

Thu, Apr 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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. Ages 6–12.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Baden
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Are you a writer, poet, or author? Showcase your work and talents as we celebrate National Poetry Month. All writing levels are welcome.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Disfruten creando construcciones maravillosas con nuestros Legos y dejen volar su imaginación.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Listen to favorite stories read aloud and do related activities and games.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Greenbelt
The Amicette Club (ages 9 - 13), a youth program sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Tau Delta Zeta Chapter, has created specialized doll dioramas imaged after selected black women and or girl figures – notable and unsung. This unique storytelling activity is a creative expression of history and positive influence.

Fri, Apr 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program or early intervention students and up to 8 community families.
This event is full

Fri, Apr 26, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Greenbelt
Take charge of your health at our free blood pressure screening sessions. Led by University of Maryland School of Nursing students, get your blood pressure checked, and bring your medications for a personalized review. Empower yourself with valuable insights to manage your health better. Open to all, join us in prioritizing well-being!

Fri, Apr 26, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Apr 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Greenbelt
Bring your lunch for a learning opportunity where we will discuss important health topics. Each session will provide a short presentation followed by an opportunity for discussion, a 20-minute energetic and low impact seated exercise class, and a 5-minute mindful meditation practice. Perfect for all levels of fitness!

Fri, Apr 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pop-Up Locations
What is this program about? We are dedicated to providing Afghan communities with access to high-quality digital learning opportunities. Our 6-week program aims to equip you with essential skills to thrive in your new home.

Fri, Apr 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Disfruten creando construcciones maravillosas con nuestros Legos y dejen volar su imaginación.

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New venue Laurel - Large Meeting Room,Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Fri, Apr 26, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Oxon Hill - Lecture Hall
Novice to experienced writers are welcome to share their creative voice through poetry. Bring a poem to read or just listen to local poets.

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Laurel
One-on-one consultations with an attorney to evaluate your past criminal record for expungement eligibility, help preparing expungement petitions, and education on new and changing expungement laws, such as cannabis possession expungement.

Sat, Apr 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 2:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1,Large meeting room 2
Embark on a math-tastic journey with PGCPS! Join us as kids dive into a world of fun, rotating among several exciting math games to earn awesome prizes. Meanwhile, parents and guardians will have the opportunity to explore the ins and outs of the PGCPS Elementary Mathematics curriculum and gather fantastic tips on transforming their homes into math-boosting havens.

Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Ignite curiosity and passion for STEAM among girls and gender-expansive youth in Grades 3-8. Through interactive experiences, participants delve into engaging activities that not only deepen their understanding of STEAM concepts but also foster connections, community, and family involvement, propelling them toward a future of innovation and discovery.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more in celebration of poetry.

Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
This transformative program is designed for students in Grades 6-8, aimed at nurturing a sense of empowerment and agency in girls and gender-responsive youth within the realm of STEAM. Through a culturally relevant and story-based approach, participants embark on an engaging journey that fosters joy, excitement, and a deep sense of belonging in the world of STEAM.

Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Poetry readings give voice to the creativity and talent in our poetry and writing communities. In National Poetry Month we celebrate the diversity of voices in today’s poetry and acknowledge the poetic artistry, past and present. Register to attend. Read your own poetry, share your favorite poet, poem or poetry style or be a great listener. 5–10 minute limit for each poetry reading.

Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Baden
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Laurel
Take a proctored Northstar assessment at the library. Northstar certificates can be added to resumes, portfolios, LinkedIn profiles, and more. Interested participants can also take Northstar proctored exams during Technology Help Office Hours or by scheduling a one-on-one appointment with library staff.

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bladensburg
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Maryland Energy Assistance Program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, Apr 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Spauldings - Group Study Room 1
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Mon, Apr 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!
This event is full

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler to this special storytime, and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more to celebrate National Poetry Month.

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Small Meeting Room (209)
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
New to using computers? This class for adults will introduce you to some basic computer terminology and lead you through practice activities to help you develop your digital literacy skills.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Drop-in to get help with using a computer, phone or tablet.

Mon, Apr 29, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Apr 29, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2
Prepare for US Citizenship with Solutions in Hometown Connections (SHC)! SHC citizenship classes are designed for people who have their United States Permanent Residency documentation, who entered the US as refugee, asylee, SIV, or VAWA.
Register

Mon, Apr 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Looking for a job? Preparing for an interview? Need help filling out an application? Find answers to your questions, and receive assistance from library staff.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word to type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents, letters, and reports. Four-week series every Monday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The first four week series will be from April 22nd – May 13th. The second four week series will be from June 3rd – June 24th.

Mon, Apr 29, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Celebrate National Poetry Month with code! Join us for an Hour of Code creating poem art! Learn to animate a poem with beginner friendly coding blocks! For ages 11 and up.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie with us. A group of scientific researchers on a space station attempt to harness a new power source that could be the key to solving a global energy crisis. However, their efforts unleash inexplicable events—including the sudden vanishing of Earth itself.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Apr 30, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
An afternoon of knitting.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 30, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Baden
Enjoy your afternoon making crafts and learning a new skill. Hands-on learning with step-by-step instructions provided. Adults only.

Tue, Apr 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Have you learned ASL and would like some extra practice time? Join our club and practice what you’ve learned in a friendly atmosphere.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurel
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
South Bowie
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you. Materials are provided for those who would like to learn to crochet. No prior experience needed.

Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hyattsville
The PGCPS Judy Center Early Learning Hubs are hosting an early childhood/kindergarten readiness resource fair! Pick up information and chat with representatives from the Judy Center and their partner organizations who can support you and your preschool aged child in getting reading for success in school and life!

Tue, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
Prerequisites: Completion of 1-hr Sewing Certification and can sew independently. Click on the title of the program to view and complete the interest form.

Tue, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Join us outside on the terrace for poetry and other fun!

Tue, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Hyattsville - Conference Room 1
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Tue, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Calling youth leaders! Are you a young person aged 12-22 interested in social justice? Apply for the Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights and PGCMLS's Youth Leadership Academy! Meeting every Tuesday in April from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in person at the Bladensburg Branch Library, the Youth Leadership Academy will educate and inspire you about social justice leaders, movements, and actions.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering
April is Financial Literacy Month. Join us as we discuss financial education for ages 3–8.

Tue, Apr 30, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Cenaes ofrece clases de Alfabetización en español. Para aprender más sobre la organización visite: https://www.cenaes.org/. Cenaes offers Spanish literacy classes. To learn more about the organization visit https://www.cenaes.org/.

Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate-to-advanced level English language learners. Once registered, you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Tue, Apr 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Laurel
An evening of crocheting and knitting. Bring your current projects and materials. All ages are welcome. Led by the Laurel Branch Library's Seventh Street Ravelutionaries crocheting and knitting group.

Tue, Apr 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bowie
In the 1920s, the Osage found themselves in a unique position among Native American tribes. As other tribal lands were parceled out in an effort by the government to encourage dissolution and assimilation of both lands and culture, the Osage negotiated to maintain the mineral rights for their corner of Oklahoma, creating a kind of “underground reservation.”

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Laurel - Conference Room 1
Have a lively discussion! This month we are discussing "Black Cake" by Charmaine Wilkerson.

Wed, May 01, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 01, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Oxon Hill - Lecture Hall,Small Meeting Room
Free one-on-one legal services on matters related to housing, landlord/tenant disputes, and tenants' rights -on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible individuals.

Wed, May 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, May 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language with a teacher who knows Dari and Pashto? This club is for beginner level English learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 01, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Students will sing and dance along to their favorite Broadway shows. Enjoy performing arts activities and improve social skills. Prior acting experience is not required to participate.

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Have fun crafting and creating a Japanese carp kite inspired craft and learn about the history of Children's day in Japan. Supplies are provided.

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Conference Room
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie - Small Meeting Room (209)
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Drop-in to get help with using a computer, phone or tablet.

Wed, May 01, 5:00pm - 6:35pm
Hillcrest Heights
Enjoy a family friendly movie about a young girl named Riley as she navigates her emotions- joy, fear, anger, disgust, and sadness, after moving from the Midwest to the west coast.

Wed, May 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 01, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville
Learn about the new Prince George’s County Seed Library housed at the Hyattsville Branch Library. A Master Gardener will teach you about the life cycle of a bean and plant your own bean seed to take home with you.

Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Find out about the latest books. Share favorites and practice reading with games and other fun activities. For children ages 6 and up.

Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, May 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
In a recent Supreme Court case limiting affirmative action in college admissions, Asian Americans showed support and opposition to the policies. This presentation offers context and a forum for dialogue on Affirmative Action, magnet schools, and more. Leading the discussion is Janelle Wong, co-author of legal briefs advocating for affirmative action and magnet school reforms.

Wed, May 01, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 01, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Greenbelt
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program for early intervention students and up to 12 community families.
This event is full

Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
Crochet with others in the community. No prior experience needed. We’ll provide some supplies to get started, but also encourage you to bring supplies if you have them.

Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Join The Write Time Writers' Group in practicing self-care through journaling. Learn how journaling can help improve your mental health, sharpen your writing skills and fill your creative well. All writing levels are welcome.

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Join the Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights and the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System for Flounce! A Conversation with Katrina Byrd, the Boa Flouncer.

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning French and would like to practice the language? This club is for high beginner to advanced level French language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
An afternoon of crocheting, knitting, or quilting. All ages are welcome.

Canceled
Thu, May 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Largo-Kettering
Learn to appreciate art by listening to an interactive story and then creating a craft related to the theme.

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word to type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents, letters, and reports. Four-week series every Thursday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The first four week series will be from April 25th – May 16th. The second four week series will be from June 6th – June 27th.

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Oxon Hill
Learn to appreciate art by listening to an interactive story and then creating a craft related to the theme.

Thu, May 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Canceled
Thu, May 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch
The Social Justice in Community series brings human rights scholars into conversation about how their work illuminates human rights struggles around us today and what we can do about those struggles.

Thu, May 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
New to using computers? This class for adults will introduce you to some basic computer terminology and lead you through practice activities to help you develop your digital literacy skills.

Thu, May 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program or early intervention students and up to 12 community families.

Thu, May 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Thu, May 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Test your knowledge with an afternoon of Asian Pacific American History trivia! From historical milestones to contemporary achievements, let’s have a fun time celebrating and learning! The winner will receive a prize.

Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Start the quest to discover your ancestry through genealogical research! We will show you how to find your beloved ancestors in a variety of historical records and help you map out your family tree.

Thu, May 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, May 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Thu, May 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Have fun crafting and creating! Make "stained glass" butterflies with tissue paper. Supplies are provided.

Thu, May 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! In honor of the upcoming Children's Mental Health Matters week, we will have a special guest with us from the Mental Health Association of Maryland! Ages 13 and up.

Thu, May 02, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Laurel
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose from a selection of Asian Pacific American Heritage folktales. Each child will read for 10 minutes.

Thu, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Join the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and the Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights as we welcome back Allison Pitinii Davis and hear about her award-winning collection, "Line Study of a Motel Clerk," her contribution to the anthology "What Things Cost," and the stories of those who are, in the words of Barbara Ehrenreich, not getting by in America.

Fri, May 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 03, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Greenbelt
Take charge of your health at our free blood pressure screening sessions. Led by University of Maryland School of Nursing students, get your blood pressure checked, and bring your medications for a personalized review. Empower yourself with valuable insights to manage your health better. Open to all, join us in prioritizing well-being!

Fri, May 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in life, academia, or work. Office hours are first come first served. Please bring laptop/tablet or other device if possible.

Fri, May 03, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program or early intervention students and up to 20 community families.

Fri, May 03, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pop-Up Locations
What is this program about? We are dedicated to providing Afghan communities with access to high-quality digital learning opportunities. Our 6-week program aims to equip you with essential skills to thrive in your new home.

Fri, May 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Make your own galaxy jar to celebrate Space Day! This event is for all ages and all materials will be provided. Encouraged to wear any space/Star Wars-themed outfits.

Sat, May 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hyattsville
In this class, we'll seamlessly build upon foundational chords and rhythm techniques, delving deeper into recognizing common chord progressions and mastering the nuances of the major scale. But that's not all! We'll also explore the rich tapestry of Folk, Rock, and Blues music, uncovering the signature devices that give these genres their distinct flavor.

Sat, May 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Sat, May 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Spauldings
In celebration of Children's Mental Health Matters Week and Mother's Day, please join us to connect with your baby, toddler, or preschooler through yoga. Guided by a certified yoga instructor. All parents, caretakers, and family members are welcome!

Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Ignite curiosity and passion for STEAM among girls and gender-expansive youth in Grades 3-8. Through interactive experiences, participants delve into engaging activities that not only deepen their understanding of STEAM concepts but also foster connections, community, and family involvement, propelling them toward a future of innovation and discovery.

Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, songs, and rhymes in French and English. Venez et partagez une demi-heure d'histoires, de chansons et de comptines en francais et anglais.

Sat, May 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hyattsville
This class will cover the basics of playing the harmonica, and it's use in performing music in the blues tradition. Students will practice several songs using drawing and blowing techniques. Learn how to accompany other musicians and the history of the instrument.

Sat, May 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Play and socialize. Rain or shine, it will be a good time! In celebration National Firefighter Day, we'll be talking about firetrucks and firefighters! This program is perfect for preschoolers, elementary aged children, and their families!

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
This transformative program is designed for students in Grades 6-8, aimed at nurturing a sense of empowerment and agency in girls and gender-responsive youth within the realm of STEAM. Through a culturally relevant and story-based approach, participants embark on an engaging journey that fosters joy, excitement, and a deep sense of belonging in the world of STEAM.

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Moksha, the University of Maryland's premier competitive Indian classical dance team, merges contemporary and Indian music with classical dance to craft original pieces that address diverse themes and social justice issues. Through performances nationwide, they strive to elevate awareness of this distinctive art form.

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Connect with your child ages 5-12 through yoga. Guided by a certified yoga instructor. Parents, caretakers, and other family members welcome!

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Discover the allure of Afghan jewelry with local artisan Farkhonda Mujadeddi as she showcases her craft in a live demonstration.

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Have fun crafting and creating Pysanky eggs. Learn about the tradition of Ukrainian eggs and the different symbols and designs used to decorate them. Use watercolor paints to create your own artwork based on these designs! All supplies provided.

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Step into the vibrant world of Filipino culture with our immersive event! Celebrate the colorful traditions of the Flores de Mayo festival as you get creative with flower crown-making and woven paper flag crafting. Immerse yourself in the rhythmic beats of Filipino folk dances, from the graceful Cariñosa to the dynamic Tinikling, with brief historical insights adding depth to each performance.

Sat, May 04, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Paint on your own creation or follow the instructor while you sip your favorite Mocktail drink!

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learn new tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy lifestyle through yoga! No experience necessary. Guided by a certified yoga instructor.

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oxon Hill
Experience an enchanting afternoon of community poetry with Sistah Joy and local poets. Join us for a captivating performance celebrating diverse voices and shared stories through the power of spoken word. Be inspired and uplifted by the beauty of our county's poetic talent. Don't miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the art of verse!

Mon, May 06, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Maryland Energy Assistance Program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Spauldings - Group Study Room 1
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
New to using computers? This class for adults will introduce you to some basic computer terminology and lead you through practice activities to help you develop your digital literacy skills.
This event is full

Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Drop-in to get help with using a computer, phone or tablet.

Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Bust a move and shake your sillies out. Bring your parents or caregivers and prepare to boogie and bop until we all drop!

Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, and signs that will help you to communicate with your baby long before speech is possible. Expectant parents, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome.

Mon, May 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 06, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2
Prepare for US Citizenship with Solutions in Hometown Connections (SHC)! SHC citizenship classes are designed for people who have their United States Permanent Residency documentation, who entered the US as refugee, asylee, SIV, or VAWA.
Register

Mon, May 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Looking for a job? Preparing for an interview? Need help filling out an application? Find answers to your questions, receive guidance and assistance.

Canceled
Mon, May 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word to type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents, letters, and reports. Four-week series every Monday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The first four week series will be from April 22nd – May 13th. The second four week series will be from June 3rd – June 24th.

Mon, May 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Enjoy your afternoon making crafts and learning a new skill. Create a decorative candle holder. Step-by-step hands-on instructions given. All supplies will be provided. Adults only.

Mon, May 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Spauldings - Group Study Room 1
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Mon, May 06, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Create 3D printed shapes and models using Tinkercad, 3Doodlers, and more. Come create a Lotus Flower or create a free style. Teens can earn community service hours.

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans. Participants can receive community service hours for this program.

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Have fun crafting and creating! Supplies are provided.

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Mon, May 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Novice to experienced writers are welcome to find their creative voice through writing. Share ideas, be inspired and participate in group critiques. All genres welcome.

Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hyattsville
A screening and discussion of the film that captures the essence of the 14th Dalai Lama - a man whose life has been filled with extraordinary loss, resilience, and achievement—and whose philosophy of kindness continues to inspire millions of people around the world, regardless of faith or political persuasion.

Tue, May 07, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
An afternoon of knitting.

Tue, May 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Have you learned ASL and would like some extra practice time? Join our club and practice what you’ve learned in a friendly atmosphere.

Tue, May 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
Prerequisites: Completion of 1-hr Sewing Certification and can sew independently. Click on the title of the program to view and complete the interest form.

Tue, May 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Disfruten creando construcciones maravillosas con nuestros Legos y dejen volar su imaginación.

Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Hyattsville - Conference Room 1
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Play board games and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours.

Tue, May 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Tue, May 07, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Cenaes ofrece clases de Alfabetización en español. Para aprender más sobre la organización visite: https://www.cenaes.org/. Cenaes offers Spanish literacy classes. To learn more about the organization visit https://www.cenaes.org/.

Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate-to-advanced level English language learners. Once registered, you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Embark on a culinary journey with the University of Maryland's Asian American Studies program! Delve into the rich tapestry of Asian American cuisine through a cooking demonstration featuring a beloved dish. Learn to prepare this delectable creation while gaining insight into its historical significance and social context within Asian American communities.

Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Play and socialize. Rain or shine, it will be a good time! To celebrate Children's Mental Health Week, this playday will focus on exploring big feelings with our little friends.

Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hyattsville
This workshop from local health advocacy group Endo Black, conducted by a Family Nurse Practitioner, eloquently but candidly goes over health equity, the exploitation of black bodies, the barriers of endometriosis outside of the medical field, and why representation matters. This workshop is open to sharing with anyone interested in learning more about endometriosis and African Americans.

Tue, May 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Laurel
An evening of crocheting and knitting. Bring your current projects and materials. All ages are welcome. Led by the Laurel Branch Library's Seventh Street Ravelutionaries crocheting and knitting group.

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, May 08, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, May 08, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Allen Pond Park - 3330 Northview Drive, Bowie, Maryland 20716
Talk books (or anything else) in the fresh air and sunshine while walking around scenic Allen Pond Park. Meetup location is near the swan boat, weather permitting. Participants must sign a waiver before beginning to walk.

Wed, May 08, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Novice to experienced writers are welcome to find their creative voice through writing. Share ideas, be inspired and participate in group critiques. All genres welcome.

Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Engage in open and honest conversations about life, death, and everything in between with Capital Caring Health. In a warm and supportive atmosphere, participants will share their thoughts, experiences, and questions surrounding mortality. Death Cafes provide a safe space for discussing end-of-life topics, funeral planning, cultural beliefs, and personal reflections on death.

Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Enjoy your afternoon learning a new creative skill. Learn origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. Adults only.

Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Unlock the potential of your computer! This hands-on event is perfect for those wanting to master the essentials of computing, covering topics from keyboard shortcuts to basic software use. Our friendly instructors will guide you through practical exercises, ensuring you leave with newfound confidence in navigating the digital landscape.

Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language with a teacher who knows Dari and Pashto? This club is for beginner level English learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 08, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Students will sing and dance along to their favorite Broadway shows. Enjoy performing arts activities and improve social skills. Prior acting experience is not required to participate.

Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Conference Room
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie - Small Meeting Room (209)
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Upper Marlboro
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Want to learn ways to save money? Want to know the difference between good or bad financial health? Then this workshop is for you! Teens come increase your ability to make informed decisions about financial health while strengthening your use of social and emotional skills necessary for success.

Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Play board games, video games, and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours. Participants can receive community service hours at this program.

Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 08, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings Library - Held in the Children's Area
Find out about the latest books. Share favorites and practice reading with games and other fun activities. For children ages 6 and up.

Wed, May 08, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Wed, May 08, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Join us as we talk about your mental health. Create your choice of stress relief/mental health tools to improve your mental health. Supplies provided.

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities with Little Bits circuit kits. Ages 5–12 with adult.

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg - Bladensburg Large Meeting Room
PGCMLS and PGCOHR host a monthly book club to explore the top 10 challenged books of 2022. This month's discussion features "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" by Stephen Chbosky.

Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5–12 with adult.

Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Join in this lively discussion! An exquisite homage to Louisa May Alcott’s timeless classic, Little Women, "Hello Beautiful" is a profoundly moving portrait of what is possible when we choose to love someone not in spite of who they are, but because of it.

Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning French and would like to practice the language? This club is for high beginner to advanced level French language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
An afternoon of crocheting, knitting, or quilting. All ages are welcome.

Thu, May 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! We will be celebrating APAH month.

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler to this special storytime, and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word to type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents, letters, and reports. Four-week series every Thursday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The first four week series will be from April 25th – May 16th. The second four week series will be from June 6th – June 27th.

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Spauldings
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2
Play and socialize. Rain or shine, it will be a good time!

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hillcrest Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Baden
Have fun crafting and creating! Supplies are provided.

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch
The Social Justice in Community series brings human rights scholars into conversation about how their work illuminates human rights struggles around us today and what we can do about those struggles.

Thu, May 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
New to using computers? This class for adults will introduce you to some basic computer terminology and lead you through practice activities to help you develop your digital literacy skills.

Thu, May 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New Carrollton
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program or early intervention students and up to 12 community families.

Thu, May 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Thu, May 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Bowie
Computer assistance for senior citizens, and others, who want help with basic computer skills, Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room
Have fun crafting and creating your own movie snack cart while learning about free digital resources Kanopy and Hoopla that provide access to movies and more.

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, May 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Thu, May 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Thu, May 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual Branch
Administración del Seguro Social provee protección para los trabajadores y sus familias. El programa provee ingreso mensual a las personas mayores de edad, los trabajadores que sufren de una incapacidad, niños con incapacidades y las familias en las que fallece un cónyuge o padre.
Register

Thu, May 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Branch
The Social Security Administration provides protection for workers and their families. Programs provide monthly income to seniors, workers with a disability, children with disabilities, and families in which a spouse or parent has died.
Register

Fri, May 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Pop-Up Locations
Enjoy the wonderful world of storytelling. Friends and family welcome! ¡Ven y disfruta del maravilloso mundo de contrar cuentos, amigos y familiares son bienvenidos! Hosted by Greenbelt Library Staff and Random Unselfish Acts of Kindness (RUAK).

Fri, May 10, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 10, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room
Enjoy your afternoon learning a new creative skill. Learn basic drawing exercises and develop your own artwork. Refreshments and supplies are provided. You may bring your own supplies if you wish. Adults only.

Fri, May 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
Become a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science activities using pocket sized robots, and learn basic programming concepts.

Fri, May 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Sat, May 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Sat, May 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bust a move and shake your sillies out. Bring your parents or caregivers and prepare to boogie and bop until we all drop!

Sat, May 11, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Bowie
Play a variety of board games with us! Bring one of your own or play one of ours!

Sat, May 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Sat, May 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Glenarden
Play and socialize. Rain or shine, it will be a good time!

Sat, May 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Sat, May 11, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Do you nerd out about "My Hero Academia," "Attack on Titan," "Demon Slayer," or "Sailor Moon"? Join the Manga and Anime Club! Watch a movie, meet people with similar interests, and create buttons inspired by your favorite anime characters. Refreshments will be provided.

Sat, May 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room
Have fun crafting and creating! Supplies are provided.

Sat, May 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Mon, May 13, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Maryland Energy Assistance Program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 13, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Spauldings - Group Study Room 1
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This storytime will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler to this special storytime and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
New to using computers? This class for adults will introduce you to some basic computer terminology and lead you through practice activities to help you develop your digital literacy skills.
This event is full

Mon, May 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Drop-in to get help with using a computer, phone or tablet.

Mon, May 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2
Prepare for US Citizenship with Solutions in Hometown Connections (SHC)! SHC citizenship classes are designed for people who have their United States Permanent Residency documentation, who entered the US as refugee, asylee, SIV, or VAWA.
Register

Mon, May 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Looking for a job? Preparing for an interview? Need help filling out an application? Find answers to your questions, receive guidance and assistance.

Canceled
Mon, May 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word to type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents, letters, and reports. Four-week series every Monday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The first four week series will be from April 22nd – May 13th. The second four week series will be from June 3rd – June 24th.

Mon, May 13, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Create crochet botanicals for the spring!

Mon, May 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Learn and play board games and card games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours!

Mon, May 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans. Participants can receive community service hours for this program.

Mon, May 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, May 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Mon, May 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Greenbelt resident Charles Hoffacker, a distinguished board member of the Frances Perkins Center, presents an insightful talk on Perkins' life and legacy. Discover the enduring impact of this trailblazing figure whose contributions continue to shape American history.

Mon, May 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Tue, May 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
An all-ages open mic for poets, storytellers, and listeners hosted by Dialect Poets of Prince George’s County. Experience the power of the spoken, written, and rhythmic word as renowned poet Patrick Washington creates and curates the perfect space for expression.

Tue, May 14, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
An afternoon of knitting.

Tue, May 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
South Bowie
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you. Materials are provided for those who would like to learn to crochet. No prior experience needed.

Tue, May 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oxon Hill
Join a lively discussion! This month we are discussing "Heart of Gold" by Beverly Jenkins.

Tue, May 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
Prerequisites: Completion of 1-hr Sewing Certification and can sew independently. Click on the title of the program to view and complete the interest form.

Tue, May 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Become a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science activities using basic scientific principles. Acompáñenos a explorar la ciencia, la tecnología, la ingeniería y las matemática. Ages 8–12.

Tue, May 14, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Hyattsville - Conference Room 1
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Tue, May 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities using straw structures. Ages 5–12 with adult.

Tue, May 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Tue, May 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Have fun crafting and creating anything you can think of! Supplies are provided for multiple crafts that can be combined, remixed, or expanded! Instructions for flower pens, pool noodle boats, and pipe cleaner dragonflies will also be available for use.

Tue, May 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans.

Tue, May 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Become a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science activities using basic scientific principles. Learn how to build structures out of straws that can hold various objects. Ages 8–12.

Tue, May 14, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for for an immersive experience about life in Nepal. Sample kagati paani (lemon water) a popular Nepali drink, listen to some Nepali music and learn to play Guccha (Marbles).

Tue, May 14, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Cenaes ofrece clases de Alfabetización en español. Para aprender más sobre la organización visite: https://www.cenaes.org/. Cenaes offers Spanish literacy classes. To learn more about the organization visit https://www.cenaes.org/.

Tue, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate-to-advanced level English language learners. Once registered, you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Tue, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bladensburg
Do you nerd out about "My Hero Academia," "Attack on Titan," "Demon Slayer," or "Sailor Moon"? Join us at the Manga and Anime Club at the Bladensburg Branch Library. Come for screenings, discussions, activities, and Japanese culture. Meet people with similar interests and explore our collection. All levels of fandom are welcome.

Tue, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Discover the fascinating stories of Filipino migrants who have made Prince George’s County their home in this engaging presentation. Explore their backgrounds, hear compelling tales of their pursuit of the American Dream, and learn about their significant contributions to the county.

Tue, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Glenarden
Are you new to Medicare? Do you find Medicare confusing? Do you want help navigating your options for Medicare coverage? This program offers education and guidance about Medicare for individuals turning 65 and current beneficiaries. Presented by the Department of Family Services State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

Tue, May 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Laurel Virtual Events
A virtual evening of crocheting and knitting. Participants should provide their own supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome. Led by the Laurel Branch Library's Seventh Street Ravelutionaries Crocheting and Knitting Group.

Tue, May 14, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, May 15, 10:00am - 2:00pm
South Bowie
In collaboration with the Prince George’s County Office of Veterans Affairs, join us for an opportunity to enhance your professional profile and to connect with potential employers. Learn about valuable resources and skills to elevate your career path. This event is committed to serving veterans and military families.

Wed, May 15, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, May 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Spend an afternoon at the Hyattsville branch for coffee and a screening of the 1938 classic film "Bringing Up Baby" - a screwball comedy classic about a madcap heiress (Katharine Hepburn) who upsets the staid existence of a rigid zoology professor (Cary Grant). (102 mins)

Wed, May 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Engage in open and honest conversations about life, death, and everything in between with Capital Caring Health. In a warm and supportive atmosphere, participants will share their thoughts, experiences, and questions surrounding mortality. Death Cafes provide a safe space for discussing end-of-life topics, funeral planning, cultural beliefs, and personal reflections on death.

Wed, May 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language with a teacher who knows Dari and Pashto? This club is for beginner level English learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie
Students will sing and dance along to their favorite Broadway shows. Enjoy performing arts activities and improve social skills. Prior acting experience is not required to participate.

Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Conference Room
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 15, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Wed, May 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 15, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Play board games, video games, and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours. Participants can receive community service hours at this program.

Wed, May 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Drop-in to get help with using a computer, phone or tablet.

Wed, May 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
South Bowie
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 15, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings Library - Held in the Children's Area
Find out about the latest books. Share favorites and practice reading with games and other fun activities. For children ages 6 and up.

Wed, May 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Wed, May 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek
Crochet with others in the community. No prior experience needed. We’ll provide some supplies to get started, but also encourage you to bring supplies if you have them.

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg
A Racial Healing Circle is a compassionate space of conversation and listening for people of all backgrounds to share their stories and experiences with racism and discrimination. Together let's learn from each other and reflect our common humanity. This circle is a series of the Bladensburg Social Equity Commons.

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Are you learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere. ¿Estás aprendiendo a hablar inglés? Acompañenos y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, May 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
Come join us to talk about any book that you are currently reading (no spoilers). Refreshments will be served.

Wed, May 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Hone in on what’s on the page, what’s missing, and how to improve your writing with our writers’ workshop. Bring your novels, short stories, or poems to share with our critique circle and receive tips and inspiration from like minds. All writing levels are welcome.

Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning French and would like to practice the language? This club is for high beginner to advanced level French language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, May 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
An afternoon of crocheting, knitting, or quilting. All ages are welcome.

Thu, May 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Largo-Kettering
Explore and have fun with hands-on science or math activities, songs, and games. We will start off reading "Big Mooncake for Little Star" by Gracie Lin and then learn about the phases of the moon!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word to type, edit, format, spell check, and print documents, letters, and reports. Four-week series every Thursday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The first four week series will be from April 25th – May 16th. The second four week series will be from June 6th – June 27th.

Thu, May 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler to enjoy stories and songs in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage.

Thu, May 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Thu, May 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
New to using computers? This class for adults will introduce you to some basic computer terminology and lead you through practice activities to help you develop your digital literacy skills.

Thu, May 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program or early intervention students and up to 12 community families.

Thu, May 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Thu, May 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Practice kids' yoga, meditation, and more! Growing up can be stressful for kids of all ages, so participate in a relaxing yoga session!

Thu, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Learn about wild bird-watching and feeding.

Thu, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Become a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science activities using basic scientific principles. Learn how invisible ink works with chemistry and make your own secret messages! Ages 8–12. Acompáñenos a explorar la ciencia, la tecnología, la ingeniería y las matemáticas. ¡Aprende como funciona tinta invisible con química y hacer tus propios mensajes secretos! Edades 8–12.

Thu, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room
Learn the best models for writing a professional-looking resume. Practice with real-life examples and live feedback. Explore free library resources to help elevate your job search to the next level.

Thu, May 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, May 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Thu, May 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Have fun exploring, crafting and creating with hands-on experiments and activities. Supplies are provided. Decorate a planter, plant a seed, and help it grow.

Thu, May 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, explore architecture in anime, manga, and your daily life. Afterward, learn about notable Asian Pacific American architects. Ages 13 and up.

Fri, May 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers for early intervention students and up to 12 community families.

Fri, May 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in life, academia, or work. Office hours are first come first served. Please bring laptop/tablet or other device if possible.

Fri, May 17, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Stories, music, and activities for children ages 0–3 with and without special needs. Presented by PGCPS Infants and Toddlers Program or early intervention students and up to 20 community families.

Fri, May 17, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pop-Up Locations
What is this program about? We are dedicated to providing Afghan communities with access to high-quality digital learning opportunities. Our 6-week program aims to equip you with essential skills to thrive in your new home.

Fri, May 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Sat, May 18, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Largo-Kettering
This mobile shower event offers individuals in need a safe and welcoming space to bathe and groom. Each participant will be allotted a 15-minute time slot and provided with towels, washcloths, and other toiletries necessary for bathing.

Sat, May 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
In this class, we'll seamlessly build upon foundational chords and rhythm techniques, delving deeper into recognizing common chord progressions and mastering the nuances of the major scale. But that's not all! We'll also explore the rich tapestry of Folk, Rock, and Blues music, uncovering the signature devices that give these genres their distinct flavor.

Sat, May 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Sat, May 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Dari and English.

Sat, May 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowie
Learn to appreciate art by listening to an interactive story and then creating a craft related to the theme.

Sat, May 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
In this workshop, students will take a captivating journey into the world of blues singing, where storytelling takes center stage. We'll delve into the rich tradition of blues music, where every song tells a heartfelt story. All you need to bring is yourself, courage, and water. Get ready to unlock the power of blues storytelling through song!

Sat, May 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
A heartwarming genealogy workshop created for adults eager to share their rich family stories with younger generations. Perfect for people with little or no genealogy experience, participants will embark on a journey of discovery, honing skills in research, conducting oral interviews, and crafting a captivating family history.

Sat, May 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
A monthly meetup (rendezvous) to speak and/or learn French in person. This program is meant to complement the Library's weekly Virtual French Conversation Club on Wednesdays at 7 pm.

Sat, May 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bladensburg - Bladensburg Large Meeting Room
Discover the captivating blend of Bharathanatyam, an Indian Classical dance form with elements of Hip Hop culture. In this interactive demonstration and dance class, Chitra will offer social exchanges, movement exploration, and simple choreography. Designed to foster connections among participants, this inclusive experience welcomes individuals of all levels and ages!

Sat, May 18, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy a family friendly movie showing of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and a special craft during the showing! Closed Captioning will be available, and Spanish Closed Captioning will be available upon request.

Sat, May 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy your afternoon making crafts and learning a new skill. Hands-on learning with step-by-step instructions provided. Adults only. All materials provided.

Mon, May 20, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Maryland Energy Assistance Program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 20, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Spauldings - Group Study Room 1
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Pop-Up Locations
Greenbelt Cinema, in partnership with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System is offering a free program of stories, songs, and a short film! This program is best suited for children ages 1–5 and their caregivers. Please, no unaccompanied children or adults.

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Drop-in to get help with using a computer, phone or tablet.

Mon, May 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, May 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2
Prepare for US Citizenship with Solutions in Hometown Connections (SHC)! SHC citizenship classes are designed for people who have their United States Permanent Residency documentation, who entered the US as refugee, asylee, SIV, or VAWA.
Register

Mon, May 20, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Discuss a true crime book. This month we are discussing "American demon: Eliot Ness and the hunt for America's Jack the Ripper" by Daniel Stashower. Boston had its Strangler. California had the Zodiac Killer. And in the depths of the Great Depression, Cleveland had the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run.

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Fairmount Heights
A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings.

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Looking for a job? Preparing for an interview? Need help filling out an application? Find answers to your questions, receive guidance and assistance.

Mon, May 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Spauldings - Group Study Room 1
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Mon, May 20, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Hillcrest Heights
A caseworker from the Maryland Department of Human Services will be on-site to answer social service questions and assist with various tasks such as applying for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the Maryland energy assistance program, temporary cash assistance, temporary disability assistance, medical assistance, emergency assistance to families with children, and more.

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville - Conference Room 1
Get ready for an exciting journey into the world of YA books that authentically portray disability! Together, we'll explore these amazing stories, share our thoughts, and celebrate the diverse voices they bring to light. Co-presented with the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Laurel
Have fun exploring, crafting and creating with hands-on experiments and activities. Supplies are provided.

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans. Participants can receive community service hours for this program.

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie with us. Down on his luck and running out of options, Mike Schmidt agrees to take a job as a night shift security guard at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. However, he quickly realizes that things aren't quite as they seem at Freddy's when the animatronic creatures at the restaurant come alive, hungry for revenge.

Mon, May 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Tue, May 21, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
An afternoon of knitting.

Tue, May 21, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
Can you solve the crime before the detective? Come test your sleuthing skills at our monthly interactive screening of a TV cozy mystery.

Tue, May 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
This supportive gathering will provide comfort and guidance to those navigating the journey of bereavement. In this safe and compassionate space, participants are invited to share their experiences, emotions, and challenges associated with loss. Whether grappling with recent loss or seeking ongoing support, this program will offer solace and understanding on your journey towards healing.

Tue, May 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
Prerequisites: Completion of 1-hr Sewing Certification and can sew independently. Click on the title of the program to view and complete the interest form.

Tue, May 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 21, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Come play a variety of board games with us! ¡Vengan a jugar con una gran variedad de juegos de mesa!

Tue, May 21, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Hyattsville - Conference Room 1
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Tue, May 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Tue, May 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in and make your very own Japanese-style Kakudako kite.

Tue, May 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Oxon Hill
Listen to favorite stories read aloud and do related activities and games.

Tue, May 21, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Cenaes ofrece clases de Alfabetización en español. Para aprender más sobre la organización visite: https://www.cenaes.org/. Cenaes offers Spanish literacy classes. To learn more about the organization visit https://www.cenaes.org/.

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate-to-advanced level English language learners. Once registered, you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Learn how to become a homeowner in this comprehensive program. H.O.P.E. will teach essential home buying do's and don'ts, provide guidance on credit and finances, and explore government support programs. Dive in to rental and mortgage assistance topics and insights into the Facade Enhancement Program.

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro
Join a lively discussion about all things True Crime related. Listen to or watch a case and discuss elements with other people who enjoy True Crime.

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mixt Food Hall - 3809 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood, MD 20722
Join a lively discussion! This month the Mount Rainier Branch Library and Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights are discussing, "They Called Us Enemy" by George Takei, co-writers Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott, and artist Harmony Beckeri.

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Laurel
An evening of crocheting and knitting. Bring your current projects and materials. All ages are welcome. Led by the Laurel Branch Library's Seventh Street Ravelutionaries crocheting and knitting group.

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Have fun crafting and creating Cherry Blossom Trees! Supplies are provided.

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Have a lively discussion about "Hula: A Novel" by Jasmin ʻIolani Hakes.

Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, May 22, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Branch - Workforce and Community Development
Welcome all veterans, active military, ROTC, potential service members, and families to Base Camp, this is an opportunity to enhance your professional profile and to connect with potential employers.

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Allen Pond Park - 3330 Northview Drive, Bowie, Maryland 20716
Talk books (or anything else) in the fresh air and sunshine while walking around scenic Allen Pond Park. Meetup location is near the swan boat, weather permitting. Participants must sign a waiver before beginning to walk.

Wed, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Engage in open and honest conversations about life, death, and everything in between with Capital Caring Health. In a warm and supportive atmosphere, participants will share their thoughts, experiences, and questions surrounding mortality. Death Cafes provide a safe space for discussing end-of-life topics, funeral planning, cultural beliefs, and personal reflections on death.

Wed, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language with a teacher who knows Dari and Pashto? This club is for beginner level English learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bowie - Conference Room
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with ‘A Scatter of Light’ by Malinda Lo; we will check out some art and poetry from the novel, chat about it, and listen to excerpts from the book. Snacks will be provided.

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Baden
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Disfruten creando construcciones maravillosas con nuestros Legos y dejen volar su imaginación.

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Find out about the latest books, share your favorites, and practice your reading with games and other fun activities.

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Learn a new technical skill at the library. This week, learn how to build small robots with Little Bits. Beginners welcome!

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Conference Room
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie - Small Meeting Room (209)
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Play board games, video games, and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours. Participants can receive community service hours at this program.

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Make meditative art for mental health awareness month.

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings Library - Held in the Children's Area
Find out about the latest books. Share favorites and practice reading with games and other fun activities. For children ages 6 and up.

Wed, May 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Wed, May 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, May 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Have fun playing this classic game of chance to win prizes at each round.

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Are we in a new Cold War? Join Bear Afkhami and library staff for an in-depth discussion on why analysts have dubbed the power competition between Russia, China, and the United States as a “New Cold War.” Learn about how Cold War 2.0 is shaping global security.

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy your evening making crafts and learning a new skill. Hands-on learning with step-by-step instructions provided. Learn the history behind Zen gardening and how it can help with mental health and mindfulness. Supplies provided. Adults only.

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Are you learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere. ¿Estás aprendiendo a hablar inglés? Acompañenos y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, May 22, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, May 22, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning French and would like to practice the language? This club is for high beginner to advanced level French language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
An afternoon of crocheting, knitting, or quilting. All ages are welcome.

Thu, May 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Surratts-Clinton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Spauldings
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hillcrest Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Step into the enchanting world of origami, where we'll be introduced to "Kamishibai," a captivating storytelling tradition blending illustrated paper cards and a scripted performance by the Japanese Information and Cultural Center.

Thu, May 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Get some physical activity in while you're at the library! Sign up for an hour ride on one of our stationary bikes with great free apps from PGCMLS like Libby, Kanopy, and Freegal to enjoy while you work out. Participants must be 16 or older, sign a waiver before beginning to ride, and be wearing loose-fitting clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Thu, May 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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. Ages 6–12.

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Disfruten creando construcciones maravillosas con nuestros Legos y dejen volar su imaginación.

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Join the Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights and the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System in conversation with author Jiaming Tang.

Fri, May 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 24, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, May 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pop-Up Locations
What is this program about? We are dedicated to providing Afghan communities with access to high-quality digital learning opportunities. Our 6-week program aims to equip you with essential skills to thrive in your new home.

Fri, May 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Sat, May 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Spanish and English. Edades 3 a 5. Se presentarán cuentos, actividades de "Fingerplay," y canciones en inglés y español.

Sat, May 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Tagalog and English.

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Discover how yoga enhances both mental and physical well-being, guided by a certified instructor. Ages 5–12 with adult.

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel
Come play a variety of games and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours! Commander decks, Dungeons & Dragons one-shots, and solo games are welcome.

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Baden
Have fun crafting and creating! Supplies are provided.

Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Come play a variety of board games with us!

Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bladensburg - Bladensburg Large Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Surratts-Clinton
An afternoon of knitting.

Tue, May 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
In this session, Prince George's Community College will provide you with educational information and opportunities, including assistance with FAFSA paperwork, financial aid and scholarship assistance, degree and trade information, and more!

Tue, May 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
South Bowie
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you. Materials are provided for those who would like to learn to crochet. No prior experience needed.

Tue, May 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
Prerequisites: Completion of 1-hr Sewing Certification and can sew independently. Click on the title of the program to view and complete the interest form.

Tue, May 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Listen to favorite stories read aloud and do related activities celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage.

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Hyattsville - Conference Room 1
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities with cubelets, individual robot blocks that snap together with magnets. Ages 5–12 with adult.

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Disfruten creando construcciones maravillosas con nuestros Legos y dejen volar su imaginación.

Tue, May 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Tue, May 28, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering
Families can participate in creating their own artwork with paint supplies while enjoying non-alcoholic beverages.

Tue, May 28, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Cenaes ofrece clases de Alfabetización en español. Para aprender más sobre la organización visite: https://www.cenaes.org/. Cenaes offers Spanish literacy classes. To learn more about the organization visit https://www.cenaes.org/.

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate-to-advanced level English language learners. Once registered, you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
In this online tour presented by the National Museum of Asian Art, participants will have the opportunity to view stunning imagery and examine refined brushwork in a selection of Chinese handscrolls, hanging scrolls, and more. This event will take place in-person at the Upper Marlboro Branch Library, where attendees will gather to watch the live, online tour together.

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Baden
Do you nerd out about "My Hero Academia," "Attack on Titan," "Demon Slayer," or "Sailor Moon"? Join the Manga and Anime Club! Come for discussions, activities, trailer screenings, and Japanese culture. All levels of fandom welcome.

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bladensburg
Do you nerd out about "My Hero Academia," "Attack on Titan," "Demon Slayer," or "Sailor Moon"? Come to the Bladensburg Branch Library for a Manga and Anime Club Watch Party showing of “Liz and the Blue Bird." Watch the movie, meet people with similar interests, and explore our collection. All levels of fandom are welcome.

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Laurel Virtual Events
A virtual evening of crocheting and knitting. Participants should provide their own supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages are welcome. Led by the Laurel Branch Library's Seventh Street Ravelutionaries Crocheting and Knitting Group.

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bowie - Conference Room
Join a lively discussion! This month we are discussing "The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington" by Brad Meltzer.

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Laurel - Conference Room 1
Join a lively discussion! This month we are discussing "Tom Lake" by Ann Patchett.

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, May 29, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, May 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language with a teacher who knows Dari and Pashto? This club is for beginner level English learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mount Rainier
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild! Disfruten creando construcciones maravillosas con nuestros Legos y dejen volar su imaginación.

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Conference Room
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie - Small Meeting Room (209)
Do you need to earn community service hours? Come make a difference in your community, gain friends from around the area, and make your voice heard in your public library! Ages 13 and up.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Bring your own needlecraft or learn to crochet while getting to know those around you. Materials are provided for those who would like to learn to crochet. No prior experience is needed.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Largo-Kettering
Play board games, video games, and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours. Participants can receive community service hours at this program.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Largo-Kettering
Drop in to this workforce session and gain assistance with filing job applications, resume building tools, and training resources.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Surratts-Clinton
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Drop-in to get help with using a computer, phone or tablet.

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning Spanish and would like to practice the language? This club is for intermediate level Spanish learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room
Find out about the latest books. Share favorites and practice reading with games and other fun activities. For children ages 6 and up.

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for Beginner level English language learners. ¿Estas aprendiendo ingles y te gustaría practicar el idioma? ¡Esta clase es para estudiantes de inglés de nivel principiante listos para aprender en persona!

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Join us for Needlework Social where you can bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Experience the serene beauty and harmonious melodies of traditional Japanese koto music. The koto, a 13-string instrument made of paulownia wood, is the epitome of elegance and simplicity, mirroring the tranquility of Japanese nature. Join us for a captivating performance showcasing the exquisite sounds of the koto, played with precision and grace.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 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. Ages 6–12.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Are you learning to speak English? Join our club and practice speaking English in a friendly atmosphere. ¿Estás aprendiendo a hablar inglés? Acompañenos y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, May 29, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, May 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning French and would like to practice the language? This club is for high beginner to advanced level French language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
An afternoon of crocheting, knitting, or quilting. All ages are welcome.

Thu, May 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, May 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie