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Joe Romano to perform magic
Joe Romano will perform “Green Magic” at the July 9 Professional Performance presentation. Charlotte Hall library’s program will be at 10 a.m. at White Marsh Elementary School. Leonardtown library’s will be held at 12:30 p.m. at Leonardtown Elementary School, and Lexington Park library’s will be held at 3 p.m. at the library. The programs are free and are being funded in part by a grant from St. Mary’s County Arts Council.
Those attending are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for the local food pantry.
Libraries hosting traveling planetarium
Children 5 and older will take a brief tour of the universe inside the COSMIC Adventures Traveling Planetarium on July 12. Charlotte Hall library’s tours will be at 10 a.m. at White Marsh Elementary School; Leonardtown library’s will be at 2 p.m. at Leonardtown Elementary School; and Lexington Park library’s will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department.
Due to space limitations, only 55 individuals can attend each library’s performance. Additional restrictions are posted on the website and in the library. Free tickets will be distributed at the library starting one hour before each performance and must be picked up by that individual. No tickets will be distributed at the site of the performance.
Children’s programs planned
Lego Fun is scheduled on July 10 at the Leonardtown library at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 through 6 and at 2 p.m. for ages 6 and older.
Children and their parents can drop in from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on July 12 at Lexington Park branch or on July 18 at the Charlotte Hall branch and enjoy reading activities together at the program, Read. Learn. Grow.
The following computer classes are being offered for children ages 9 through 12: Introduction to Word 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Charlotte Hall branch on July 11 and at the Leonardtown branch on July 19 at 2:30 p.m. and Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 at Charlotte Hall on July 12 at 2 p.m. and at Leonardtown on July 26 at 2:30 p.m. Registration is required for each session.
In addition, the Charlotte Hall branch will host a stuffed animal sleepover on July 19. After a story time at 6 p.m. children will leave their animal for a sleepover at the library. When they pick up their animals the next morning, they can view a slideshow of what the animals did at the library.
Poetry open mic open to all ages
The Leonardtown library will host a poetry open mic for all ages on July 11 at 6:30 p.m.
‘Minute to Win It,’ video editing and scavenger hunt planned for teens
Teens can participate in the library’s version of “Minute To Win It” at the Charlotte Hall library on July 16 at 2 p.m. Teens will have 60 seconds to complete each of six challenges using household items. Registration is required.
The Leonardtown branch will offer a video editing workshop for teens on July 20 at 2:30 p.m. No camera is required as participants will learn to how to create and edit camera-less videos. Registration is required.
In addition, a virtual scavenger hunt is under way for area teens, with a different hunt held each week. Daily clues are posted and accessible from the teen webpage. Weekly prizes are awarded in a random drawing of those participating.
Maryland animals presentation set
On July 19 at 6 p.m. St. Clements Island Museum staff will present a program on Maryland animals that work at night on July 19 at 6 p.m. at the Leonardtown library. The program is free, but registration is required.