Effective December 1st
The Fletcher Branch in Hagerstown will begin opening at 10:00 am Monday-Saturday. It will contunue to open at 1:00 pm on Sunday. All other branches will open 1/2 hour later than their current schedule most days except weekends. You may pick up a new bookmark at any branch library with hours for all locations beginning November 1st.
Ready to Serve: A Story from Base Hospital 18
Wednesday, November 9th @ 7:00
Storyteller Ellouise Schoettler brings her new one-woman show Ready to Serve: A Story from WWI Base Hospital 18 to Hagerstown, MD .
Ready to Serve is a personal story of the unknown Johns Hopkins nurses who donned Army uniforms and served with Hopkins Base Hospital 18 where they cared for hundreds of wounded soldiers. This true story is drawn from their letters. Schoettler says, "These gutsy women who stepped up to serve their country at war capture your heart."
@ Fletcher Library Community Room #308/309
Introducing the Sun!
Thursday, November 10th @ 7:00
Explore our nearest star and discover its many secrets and mysteries. The sun provides the Earth with heat, light, and energy that makes life possible. It has been producing energy for more than four billion years and will contine to do so for at least four billion more.
This program is presented by Jim O'Leary from the Maryland Science Center in conjunction with the Sun Exhibit on display at the Fletcher Library in Hagerstown.
Fletcher Library Community Room # 308/309
Journal Making Workshop
Tuesday, November 8th at 6:00 pm
Have you been looking for that perfect journal but you have been unable to find it or afford it?
Join us as Philip Scolaro designer, artist & book binder teaches us how to make a working journal from beginning to end.
Open to all ages!
Bullet Journal Workshop
Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30
Learn about the growing trend of Bullet Journaling!
In this workshop, we will talk about what Bullet Journaling is and go over many examples of layouts and ideas to get you started.
Please bring your journal to class!
Open to all ages!
Fletcher Branch Conference Room # 334
Korean War Display
gNovember 7 - 19 -
Open during library hours
A pictorial display of the history of the Korean War will be on exhibition in the library. These panels are provided by the Korean War Veterans Association Antietam Chapter 312.
National Geographic Giant State Map
Saturday, November 5th @ 12pm
Kids of all ages can take a
"feet-on" approach to geography. They can explore, hop around, compete, collaborate and have fun learning about the great Old Line State of Maryland.
Provided by MD Geographic Alliance.
Located in the 1st floor atrium.
No Registration needed.
Fall Trivia Night
Wednesday, November 16th @ 6:00 pm
Test your knowledge
of little known facts at our first Trivia Event in the Young Adult Department! Come with your friends to form a team or join a group at the event! This event is sponsored by our Teen Library Council (TLC).
Fletcher Library in the Teens Dept - Room 212
Please register 301.739.3250 x270
Activities for Children @ The Library
A PEEP into Science: Ramps
Saturday, November 19th @ 11:00 am
Join us in the Big Wide World of Ramps for this hands-on science adventure! Children and their caregivers will build ramps and explore what rolls and what does not. For ages 3-5 Pre-registration with the Children's Desk is required.
November is Battle of the Books Sign-Up Month!
For children in grades 4-6
Celebrating its 30th anniversary Battle of the Books promotes reading and team partnerships. For more information about this program please contact:
Jeff Ridgeway at 301.739.3250 x250
or e-mail email@example.com