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Showcase to feature teen videos
The public is invited to view the teen video contest entries and vote for their favorite for the viewer’s choice award at the video showcase this Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Lexington Park library. The contest winners will be announced.
New story time added
Lexington Park library will offer an additional preschool story time on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. starting Oct. 16.
Children can dance to their favorite story time songs at a dance party at the Charlotte Hall branch on Oct. 15 at 10 a.m.
Parents and guardians can drop in between 10 a.m. and noon with their children on Oct. 19 at the Leonardtown branch to participate in activities together that will help their children get ready to read.
Tips offered on financing college
Caroline Bright, director of financial aid at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, along with local high school career counselors, will discuss options available to pay for college expenses, the FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid) form and scholarships on Oct. 15 at the Leonardtown branch, Oct. 24 at the Lexington Park branch and Oct. 29 at the Charlotte Hall branch. All three programs start at 6:30 p.m.
Mobile Career Center to visit libraries
The Southern Maryland JobSource Mobile Career Center will be at the Leonardtown branch on Oct. 16, at the Charlotte Hall branch on Oct. 18 and the Lexington Park branch on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.
Learn to save with coupons
Kimberly Hoctor will explain the basics of using coupons and present strategies to make the most of coupons at the Charlotte Hall branch on Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. She will focus on seasonal shopping tips at a program scheduled at Lexington Park branch on Oct. 23 at 6:45 p.m. Registration is required for both programs.
Training set for child care providers
The Charlotte Hall branch will offer free training for child care providers on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. Participants will have the chance to learn simple activities they can do every day with children in their care to help them get ready to learn to read plus earn two CEUs for the training. The Leonardtown branch will offer the same training on Nov. 3. Registration is required.
Hungry for science?
Children ages 7 and older will discover how food moves through the body, measure fat and sugar content in their food and experiment with mealtime safety at the Hunger for Science program at the Charlotte Hall branch on Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. Registration is required. Leonardtown and Lexington Park branches will offer the same program in November.