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Upcoming Events

Wed, Feb 21, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Feb 21, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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

Wed, Feb 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Wed, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Accokeek
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, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
Become a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science activities using basic programming concepts with Ozobots, pocket sized robots. Ages 8-12.

Wed, Feb 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Feb 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Learn about African American painter, Alma Thomas, and recreate her signature mosaics out of construction paper. All supplies will be provided.

Canceled
Wed, Feb 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
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, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Hillcrest Heights - Small Meeting Room
Enjoy a family friendly movie. In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan. --from IMDB, Rated PG. 1 hour 28 minutes in length.

Wed, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Whether you're looking to create a compelling resume, address employment gaps, or master online job searching techniques using platforms like Indeed and LinkedIn, this workshop has you covered. Attendees will leave with a completed resume template and valuable skills to excel in their job search.

Wed, Feb 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Embark on an exciting cultural adventure with the celebrated children's author Ada Ari. Join her as she unveils enchanting African folktales, beautifully illustrated and brimming with insights into Africa's rich legacy. This fantastic program will include lively book readings, spirited African dance sessions, and hands-on encounters with authentic artifacts.

Wed, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Have fun crafting and creating while celebrating Black History Month. Be inspired by the lives of incredible people who did extraordinary things! Supplies provided.

Wed, Feb 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Have fun crafting and creating! Celebrate Black History Month by making an African drum. Supplies provided.

Canceled
Wed, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South Bowie
Join us for a flavorful culinary experience as Ellen Howard de Perez, from the University of Maryland Extension, takes you on a journey into the world of butternut squash soup! Discover the art of creating a delicious and nutritious soup that will warm your soul and tantalize your taste buds.

Wed, Feb 21, 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? Únete a nuestro club y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 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."

Wed, Feb 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Dive into the soulful world of Gil Scott-Heron's poetry and music during an evening of captivating dialogue. Explore the profound impact of Scott-Heron's artistic legacy and experience the powerful intersection of poetry and music. Join the conversation as we honor the enduring influence of this iconic artist.

Wed, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events
Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a year of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, army officer, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Join as we discuss the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

Wed, Feb 21, 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, Feb 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to learn? Join us to crochet and make new friends. Beginners welcome and materials will be provided for first-time participants.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!
This event is full

Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 22, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level English language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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.

Thu, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Thu, Feb 22, 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 lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Thu, Feb 22, 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.

Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Journey through Black history with Sista' Martha as she weaves lively tales, songs, and poems connecting Africa, the Caribbean, and Black America. Through engaging narratives, experience the vibrancy of characters like Anansi, Alex Haley, and Sojourner Truth. Come, be a part of the story, and join in the fun by playing drums, shakers, and other musical instruments.

Thu, Feb 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 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.

Fri, Feb 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Laurel
Have a cup of coffee and an informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics.

Fri, Feb 23, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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 and knowledge to thrive in your new home.

Fri, Feb 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Feb 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Feb 23, 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.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Oxon Hill
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.

Fri, Feb 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
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.

Fri, Feb 23, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Feb 23, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
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

Sat, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Families will enjoy Ashley Bryan’s award winning tale “Beautiful Blackbird” and create their own blackbird art. Perfect for ages 4-9 and their families.

Sat, Feb 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Sat, Feb 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Explore and have fun with hands-on science or math activities, songs and games.

Sat, Feb 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet? Este curso durará 7 clases, de 17 febrero hasta el 30 de marzo. Para inscribirse, por favor llame al 240-455-5451 y oprima 2.

Sat, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Embark on an exciting cultural adventure with the celebrated children's author Ada Ari. Join her as she unveils enchanting African folktales, beautifully illustrated and brimming with insights into Africa's rich legacy. This fantastic program will include lively book readings, spirited African dance sessions, and hands-on encounters with authentic artifacts.

Sat, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild building a car to participate in the race of a lifetime!

Mon, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Upper Marlboro
Explore and have fun with hands-on science or math activities, songs, and games.

Mon, Feb 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Feb 26, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Discuss a true crime book. This month we are discussing "Death on W Street: The Murder of Seth Rich and the Age of Conspiracy" by Andy Kroll

Mon, Feb 26, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Mon, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your own snacks and enjoy "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" with us. Based on the Super Mario video games, the animated film follows Mario on his adventures with his friends. Mario joins forces with Princess Peach and Toad. The trio is in search of Mario's brother Luigi. Rated PG. 1hr and 32mins.

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!
This event is full

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
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, Feb 26, 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.

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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 from library staff.

Tue, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Learn about the life and career of Black artist Horace Pippin and then make some art!

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Bowie
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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Experience the artistry of cookbook author Damaris Noukeu as she expertly prepares and invites you to taste delightful, light, and easy dishes, such as sautéed vegetables and lettuce wraps. She exclusively utilizes healthy cooking oils, avoids peanuts, and creates gluten-free dishes. Gain valuable insights into creating wholesome meals at home.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
In celebration of Pokemon Day, have fun crafting and creating Pokemon Balls! Supplies are provided.

Tue, Feb 27, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12 with adult.

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Tue, Feb 27, 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 “Your Name." Watch the movie, meet people with similar interests, and explore our collection. All levels of fandom welcome.

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Join a lively discussion! This month we are discussing "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Cheryl Strayed. The group will be meeting virtually. Please email Mike DiFilippo at mike@mdcsr.com to be added to the virtual invite.

Tue, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! Pajamas welcome!

Wed, Feb 28, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Feb 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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

Wed, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Wed, Feb 28, 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 Black History Month and the contributions and sacrifice of African American service members.

Wed, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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.

Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Have fun crafting and creating your own artwork inspired by the pictorial quilts of Harriet Powers! Supplies are provided.

Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Baden
Explore and have fun with Legos! The Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Canceled
Wed, Feb 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
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, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Wed, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
The whole month for Black History Month we will show films featuring African American lead characters. Join us for great films and a great time!

Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Explore the transformative potential of artwork in advocating for racial justice, health equity, voting rights, science and climate change, reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and gun control with artist Alicia Christy.

Wed, Feb 28, 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? Únete a nuestro club y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Join the Friends of the Largo-Kettering library as they host a lively book discussion about "Fake It Till You Bake It" by Jamie Wesley. Find a copy at your library branch!

Wed, Feb 28, 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."

Wed, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Feb 28, 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, Feb 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to learn? Join us to crochet and make new friends. Beginners welcome and materials will be provided for first-time participants.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 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, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hillcrest Heights - Small Meeting Room
Play and socialize. Rain or shine, it will be a good time!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Spauldings
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Feb 29, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level English language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, Feb 29, 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, Feb 29, 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.

Thu, Feb 29, 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 lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Thu, Feb 29, 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.

Thu, Feb 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.

Thu, Feb 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Joe's Movement Emporium - 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD 20712
Journey through Black history with Sista' Martha as she weaves lively tales, songs, and poems connecting Africa, the Caribbean, and Black America. Through engaging narratives, experience the vibrancy of characters like Anansi, Alex Haley, and Sojourner Truth. Come, be a part of the story, and join in the fun by playing drums, shakers, and other musical instruments.

Thu, Feb 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, Feb 29, 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, Feb 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room
The theme for 2024 Black History Month is African Americans and the Arts. Come enjoy a juice box while painting. Supplies will be provided.

Fri, Mar 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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 and knowledge to thrive in your new home.

Fri, Mar 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
South Bowie
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 [#] community families.

Fri, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
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

Sat, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
This course will familiarize those who have never played the guitar with some notes on the strings and how to fret basic guitar chords properly. Learn basic chords, including C, D, Dm, E, Em, F, G, A, and Am.

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Tagalog and English.

Sat, Mar 02, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
This class will familiarize those who have never played the ukulele with the fretboard. At the end of the class, students will be able to play basic chords and several melodies.

Sat, Mar 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Sat, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Come join us for an afternoon of fun, increase your skills by completing a variety of puzzles. Face off against someone or challenge yourself, improve your memory and have fun!

Mon, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
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, Mar 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New Carrollton
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Mon, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Create 3D printed shapes and models using Tinkercad, 3Doodlers, and more. Teens can earn community service hours.

Mon, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans.

Mon, Mar 04, 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.

Tue, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room
Celebrate Women's History. Listen to favorite stories read aloud and do related activities and games.

Tue, Mar 05, 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 guidance from library staff.

Tue, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Tue, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, Mar 06, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Mar 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 5:00pm - 6:25pm
Hillcrest Heights
Enjoy a family friendly movie.

Wed, Mar 06, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
In celebration of Women’s History Month, join us for a showing of Greta Gerwig’s box office hit “Barbie” (2023). A discussion on the film’s themes of women’s societal roles and identities will follow. Refreshments will be provided.

Wed, Mar 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Mar 06, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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? Únete a nuestro club y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Why is Putin’s invasion so important to world order? Join Bear Afkhami and library staff for an in-depth discussion on the impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Learn about the effect on global security, energy, economics, alliances, defensive reserves, and more.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fairmount Heights
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bladensburg
Participate in the Racial Healing Circle, a compassionate space of conversation and listening to build a deeper capacity for racial equity and transformative change in our community. We’ll share stories that have shaped our identities and build mutually respectful relationships that honor everyone and reflect our common humanity. This circle is a series of the Bladensburg Social Equity Commons.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hyattsville
Come learn about the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future law, how the state funds public schools, and what can be done to make sure Prince George's County has the resources it needs to create World Class Schools for all students.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
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.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Join the PGCMLS Writers' Group in this special writing workshop series as we delve into the lives of prominent female authors. Discover the magic behind their writing as we learn about their craft, creativity, and discipline.

Wed, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to learn? Join us to crochet and make new friends. Beginners welcome and materials will be provided for first-time participants.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler to this special storytime, and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more to celebrate Women's History Month.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Thu, Mar 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level English language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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.

Thu, Mar 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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.

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Have fun exploring, crafting and creating with hands-on experiments and activities. Supplies are provided.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Laurel
Build your child's confidence as they read to specially trained therapy dogs. Bring a book or choose one from the library. Each child will read for 10 minutes.

Fri, Mar 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Oxon Hill - Author 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.

Fri, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
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, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 08, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room
Enjoy your afternoon learning a new creative skill, featuring Women in Art History Theme. 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, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
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.

Sat, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Bowie
Play a variety of board games with us! Bring one of your own or play one of ours!

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Become a spy and a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun activities using basic scientific principles. Program is best for ages 8–12. Participants must be able to solve problems with little to no adult help.

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in Dari and English.

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes about community helpers in your neighborhood. Meet Sergeant Tony from the Laurel Police Department at the event!

Sat, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mon, Mar 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

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

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

Mon, Mar 11, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Play board games, video games, and have some friendly competition! Bring your own game or play one of ours. Teens can earn community service hours.

Mon, Mar 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Create 3D printed shapes and models using 3Doodlers.

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans.

Mon, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
"A must watch, not just for the fashion industry, but for everyone who wears clothes", Jess Cartner-Morley, The Guardian. Join us for a screening of "Fashion Reimagined," about fashion designer Amy Powney, and the assorted themes of fashion, social change, business, and environmental science. (100 mins.)

Mon, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hyattsville
83 year old Edith Moore had a long-held dream to climb a glacier-carved mountain called Suilven in Scotland. Portrayed by Sheila Hancock, "Edie" says “I’ve lived a whole life and most of it I would change if I could,” and, “I’ve wasted so much time doing nothing. I can’t give this up now.”

Tue, Mar 12, 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 guidance from library staff.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oxon Hill
Join a lively discussion! This month we are discussing "An Invisible Thread" by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 4:30pm - 7:15pm
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Compare and contrast Angie Thomas' "The Hate U Give" book with Twentieth Century Fox's film adaptation. Light refreshments provided.

Tue, Mar 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Become a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science activities using basic scientific principles. Using a shoe box, design a maze for your marble to whiz through. Supplies are limited! First come, first served. Ages 8–12.

Tue, Mar 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12 with adult.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
In this session, you will learn how to prevent situations of assault, respond to attacks with equal force, and create the opportunity for escape. Gain a keen understanding of situational awareness and its role in preventing violent crime.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, Mar 13, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Mar 13, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
Spend an afternoon at the Hyattsville branch for coffee and a screening of the 1957 classic film "12 Angry Men" - a courtroom drama where twelve men must decide the fate of one man. Only one juror believes in the defendant's innocence. How can this one man steer the others toward the same conclusion? (1hr and 36mins)

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
Have fun crafting and creating beaded bracelets! All supplies are provided.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Learn the basics of front-end design by creating the visual layout of a smartphone app. No experience necessary!

Wed, Mar 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large 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.

Wed, Mar 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Mar 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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!
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5–12 with adult.

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Play bingo at the library! With multiple rounds and prizes to be won, it’s sure to be a fantastic evening!

Wed, Mar 13, 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? Únete a nuestro club y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, Mar 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2
PGCMLS and PGCOHR host a monthly book club to explore the top 10 challenged books of 2022. This month's discussion features "A Court of Mist and Fury" by Sarah J. Maas

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Mar 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
According to Confucius, "an educated woman is a worthless woman," but Tan Yunxian--born into an elite family, yet haunted by death, separations, and loneliness--is being raised by her grandparents to be of use. Join as we discuss this historical novel inspired by the true story of a woman physician in 15th century China.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to learn? Join us to crochet and make new friends. Beginners welcome and materials will be provided for first-time participants.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2
Play and socialize. Rain or shine, it will be a good time!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Have a cup of coffee and an informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics.

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Spauldings
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hillcrest Heights - Small Meeting Room
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Baden
Learn to appreciate art by listening to an interactive story and then creating a craft related to the theme.

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level English language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 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.

Thu, Mar 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room
Do you nerd out about "My Hero Academia," "Attack on Titan," "Demon Slayer," or "Sailor Moon"? Come to the Bowie Branch Library for a Manga and Anime Club art hangout! All materials will be supplied. All levels of skill and fandom welcome.

Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 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.

Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Have fun crafting and creating as we celebrate Women's History Month. Supplies are provided.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Spauldings
Have fun exploring, crafting, and creating with hands-on activities. Express yourself by making your own button for Women’s History Month. Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring pictures and magazines for inspiration!

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Have fun crafting and creating your own picture books. Families welcome.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Play board games at the library! Bring one of your own or play one of ours.

Thu, Mar 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual Branch
Le invitamos a una presentación virtual para que aprenda más sobre los requisitos para obtener beneficio de jubilación.
Register

Thu, Mar 14, 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. We invite you to this virtual presentation to learn more about retirement eligibility requirements, family benefits, options, and the application process.
Register

Thu, Mar 14, 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 María Alejandra Barrios Vélez.

Fri, Mar 15, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

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

Fri, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
South Bowie
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 [#] community families.

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

Fri, Mar 15, 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, Mar 15, 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, Mar 15, 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.

Fri, Mar 15, 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!
This event is full

Sat, Mar 16, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Sat, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2
This course will familiarize those who have never played the guitar with some notes on the strings and how to fret basic guitar chords properly. Learn basic chords, including C, D, Dm, E, Em, F, G, A, and Am.

Sat, Mar 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hyattsville
Presented by Kyle's Art for Autism World, Inc, this program aims to spread autism awareness throughout the community while offering a creative and welcoming space for individuals with exceptional needs to express themselves through art.

Sat, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room
Have fun crafting and creating! Supplies are provided.

Sat, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Novice to experienced writers are welcome to the Spring Social, to enjoy light refreshments as we share ideas, be inspired and participate in a group critique. Find your creative voice through writing and experience the fellowship of the writing community.

Sat, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Oxon Hill
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, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room
Have fun crafting and creating. Make and take home flowers you can write with and a pot for your bouquet! Parents are welcome to participate.

Sat, Mar 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Do you have what it takes to win the feud?! Grab a team of your favorite people and come out to the feud. Contestants will face off against another team to answer popular survey questions. Each team should consist of 4 members and be registered.

Sun, Mar 17, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Mon, Mar 18, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Mon, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Discuss a true crime book. This month we are discussing "Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side" by Julia Shaw

Mon, Mar 18, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Laurel
Have fun exploring, crafting and creating with hands-on experiments and activities. Supplies are provided.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Decorate your own tote bag! We will supply all the materials needed and you can create your own unique tote bag!

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room
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, Mar 18, 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.

Tue, Mar 19, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Tue, Mar 19, 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 guidance from library staff.

Tue, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Have fun crafting and creating! Supplies are provided. Get inspired by the paintings of Howardena Pindell and use a variety of colors and textures to create your own work of art. All supplies will be provided.

Tue, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fairmount Heights
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, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek
Freestyle building. Legos will be provided, and kids can let their imaginations run wild!

Tue, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
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, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Tue, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mixt Food Hall, 3809 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood, MD 20722
Join the Mount Rainier Branch Library and Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights for our new monthly book club! The event will be held the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the upstairs lounge area of Mixt Food Hall in Brentwood, MD. This month we will be discussing Octavia Butler's "Parable of the Sower"

Tue, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Join us for a lively discussion! This month we will be discussing "The Silent Shore: The Lynching of Matthew Williams and the Politics of Racism in the Free State" by Charles L. Chavis Jr.

Tue, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Bowie
Have fun making fingerprint flowers and paper butterflies to celebrate spring! Supplies provided.

Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Wed, Mar 20, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Wed, Mar 20, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Mar 20, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mount Rainier
Cubelets are uniquely designed, individual robot blocks that snap together with magnets, teaming up to create thousands of novel robot constructions, each with new behaviors. Participants can design and redesign robot constructions with ease, using the robot blocks to model real-world behaviors and to launch students into creativity and critical thinking.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Mar 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, Mar 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
In 1964, a teenage girl in search of the truth about her mother runs away to a small town in South Carolina and finds a family of independent women who can connect her to her past.----From IMDB. Rated PG-13. (1 hour 54 mins).

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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!
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Have fun crafting and creating as we make mosaics inspired by the work of artist Alma Thomas! All supplies provided.

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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? Únete a nuestro club y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to learn? Join us to crochet and make new friends. Beginners welcome and materials will be provided for first-time participants.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Largo-Kettering
Explore and have fun with hands-on science or math activities, songs, and games.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Oxon Hill
Bust a move and shake your sillies out. Bring your parents or caregivers and prepare to boogie and bop until we all drop!

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Fairmount Heights
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services
Are you learning English and would like to practice the language? This club is for beginner level English language learners. Once registered you will receive further information at a later time on how to connect virtually.

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 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.

Thu, Mar 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 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.

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Become a scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science activities using basic scientific principles. Ages 8-12. Acompáñenos a explorar la ciencia, la tecnología, la ingeniería y las matemáticas. Edades 8-12.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Practice reading or listen to favorite stories read aloud with Dwight D. Eisenhower Eagle Ambassadors.

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Explore science, technology, engineering and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. We will prepare for a citizen scientist project that will assist scientists in learning about insect and mammal behavior before, during and after a solar eclipse on April 8. Ages 5–12 with adult.

Fri, Mar 22, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Fri, Mar 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Oxon Hill - Author 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.

Fri, Mar 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Fri, Mar 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
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 if possible.

Fri, Mar 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Sat, Mar 23, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Sat, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium
Learn to appreciate art by listening to an interactive story and then creating a craft related to the theme.

Sat, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
New Carrollton
Stories, fingerplays, and songs will be presented in French and English. Venez et partagez une demi-heure d'histoires, de chansons et de comptines en francais et anglais.

Sat, Mar 23, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Bladensburg
Let your geek out at the library’s Geek Out Expo! Experience a day of creativity, camaraderie, and all things geek. From cosplay fun to gaming thrills, it’s the perfect blend of excitement and community spirit.

Sat, Mar 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bladensburg
Bust a move and shake your sillies out. Bring your parents or caregivers and prepare to boogie and bop until we all drop! Costumes are encouraged!

Sat, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Hyattsville
The spring migration season for birds kicks off in March for us in the mid-Atlantic, with restless skeins of geese already on the wing northward and early small-bird migrants working their way through local fields and forests.

Sat, Mar 23, 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.

Sun, Mar 24, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Mon, Mar 25, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Mon, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Mount Rainier
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bladensburg
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

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

Mon, Mar 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Mon, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learn to play or improve your chess game. All ages are welcome!

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie with us. Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

Mon, Mar 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.

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Watch your favorite anime, talk about and preview new manga. Create art, comics, and costumes. Join fellow anime and manga fans.

Mon, Mar 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis, Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice joins the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, the Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a special Women’s History Month discussion.

Tue, Mar 26, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Tue, Mar 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Have fun crafting and creating while celebrating Women's History Month!

Tue, Mar 26, 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 guidance from library staff.

Tue, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Drop in for hands-on experiments with creating electronic circuits. Snap Circuits makes learning electronics easy and fun! Build exciting projects such as AM radios, burglar alarms, doorbells, and much more! Ages 5–12 with adult.

Tue, Mar 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Listen to favorite stories read aloud and do related activities and games. Vengan a disfrutar de una manualidad después de la lectura de un cuento.

Tue, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Drop in for hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 5-12 with adult.

Tue, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
In light of the unfortunate prevalence of shootings in the US, this program is dedicated to equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond effectively in the event of an active shooter situation. Explore strategies, protocols, and survival techniques to enhance personal safety and preparedness in critical scenarios.

Tue, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room
Homework help and reading practice for students in grades 1 through 6. Ayuda con las tareas y práctica de la lectura para los estudiantes en los grados de 1 al 6.

Tue, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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 “Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie”. Watch the movie, meet people with similar interests, and explore our collection. All levels of fandom are welcome.

Tue, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming
Join the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System in conversation with author Robert C. Plumb. His collective biography traces five remarkable women’s (Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Clara Barton, Julia Ward Howe, and Sarah Josepha Hale) awakenings to analyze how their experiences shaped their responses to the challenges, disappointments, and joys they encountered on their missions.

Tue, Mar 26, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
New Carrollton
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and fun. Pajamas welcome!

Tue, Mar 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Laurel - Conference Room 1
Join a lively discussion! This month we are discussing "Hell of a Book" by Jason Mott.

Wed, Mar 27, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Wed, Mar 27, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Wed, Mar 27, 12:30pm - 2:45pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Wear your preferred pink attire and join us for a special screening of "Barbie" as we celebrate Women's History Month.

Wed, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 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 Women's History Month, the impact, and achievements of women in the military.

Wed, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Level up your gaming with fun video games and tournaments. Show off your skills and connect with fellow gamers.

Wed, Mar 27, 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.

Wed, Mar 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room (213)
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.
Register

Wed, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Mar 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
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, Mar 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
Learning to speak Spanish? Join our club and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly atmosphere.

Wed, Mar 27, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Are you interested in getting to know more people in your community with similar interests? Bring in any needlecraft you are working on while getting to know those around you.

Wed, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 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!
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Wed, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Fairmount Heights
Craft, cut, create! In this hands-on event, students will embark on a journey of self-expression as they learn to design and cut custom bookmarks with precision using Cricut Design Space and Adobe Express.

Wed, Mar 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Oxon Hill
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.

Wed, Mar 27, 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.

Wed, Mar 27, 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? Únete a nuestro club y practica inglés en un ambiente agradable.

Wed, Mar 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)
The revered sakura, or cherry blossom, has been celebrated in landscapes, figure paintings, and prints by artists from medieval Japan to Katsushika Hokusai and beyond. You are invited to embrace hanami, the traditional Japanese custom of 'flower viewing,' by exploring the cherry blossom artwork from the Japanese collections of the National Museum of Asian Art.

Wed, Mar 27, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Laurel
Bring your preschooler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 28, All day
Greenbelt
This traveling exhibit, generously loaned to PGCMLS by the Frances Perkins Center, comprises an informative 6-panel display highlighting the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins. As Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor and the first woman to hold a cabinet position, Perkins played a pivotal role in shaping the New Deal era.

Thu, Mar 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to learn? Join us to crochet and make new friends. Beginners welcome and materials will be provided for first-time participants.

Thu, Mar 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie
Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Thu, Mar 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Largo-Kettering
Bring your toddler and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more!