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Saturday, Jan. 19 — Playtime: Engage in interactive play, connect with other parents and caregivers and bring a non-battery operated toy to share from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. at the Calvert Library Fairview Branch.



Saturday, Jan. 19 — Brain Games-Mahjong, Scrabble and more: Want to learn mahjong? Hope to make Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep the brain sharp while having fun. Join others from noon to 2 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick.



Saturday, Jan. 19 — Paws to Read: Children are invited to read to furry friends from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. This event for beginner readers is a great way to improve reading skills with a trained therapy animal by their side. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Tuesday, Jan. 22 — Tween Event: Tweens have picked their favorite “Pix” and voted on which movie was their favorite Pixar production. Come to the Calvert Library Prince Frederick from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to learn the winner and watch it on the big screen while eating popcorn. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Wednesday, Jan. 23 — Playtime: Engage in interactive play, connect with other parents and caregivers and bring a non-battery operated toy to share from 10:25 to 10:55 a.m. at the Calvert Library Southern Branch. Call 410-326-5289 to register.



Wednesday, Jan. 23 — Winter Interludes: Fire up this winter night with some toe-tapping, soul-warming music presented by Kappa Danielson and Paul Larson with Halie and Emma, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick.



Thursday, Jan. 24 — Kids Just Want to Have Fun: Students in kindergarten through third grade are invited to join others for reading, discussion and projects from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Thursday, Jan. 24 — Valentine Open Mic: Come for a Valentine’s Day themed open mic night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Friday, Jan. 25 — On Pins & Needles: Bring quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting or other projects for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick.



Saturday, Jan. 26 — Playtime: Engage in interactive play, connect with other parents and caregivers and bring a non-battery operated toy to share from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. at the Calvert Library Fairview Branch.



Monday, Jan. 28 — Monday Morning Movies and more: Bring the little ones for movies and a story from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick.



Monday, Jan. 28 — Books & Toys: This is book club for mom and playtime for kids, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Calvert Library Southern Branch. This month’s selection is “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin.



Monday, Jan. 28 — Kids Just Want to Have Fun: Students in kindergarten through third grade are invited for reading, discussion and projects from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Wednesday, Jan. 30 — Playtime: Engage in interactive play, connect with other parents and caregivers and bring a non-battery operated toy to share from 10:25 to 10:55 a.m. at the Calvert Library Southern Branch. Call 410-326-5289 to register.



Wednesday, Jan. 30 — Winter Interludes: Enjoy the music of Andrew McKnight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. McKnight is a nationally-acclaimed singer/songwriter and guitarist who celebrates rural America, weaving songs, humorous stories and poetic drama into a musical soundscape sketched with shades of Appalachia, slide and jazzy blues, feisty anthems and rustic folk.



Thursday, Jan. 31 — Cuddle Up and Read to Me: This program is for infants and children up to 24 months old, from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Thursday, Jan. 31 — Kids Just Want to Have Fun: Students in kindergarten through third grade are invited to come for reading, discussion and projects from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Call 410-535-0291 to register.

Educational workshops

Saturday, Jan. 19 — Yes, You Can Use a Computer-Resume: Participants will learn the basics of formatting a resume using Microsoft Word from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Training will take place in a small group. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Saturday, Jan. 26 — Garden Smarter-Starting from Seed: Learn to use the full potential of a piece of ground and a handful of seeds from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Also learn to grow healthier plants and unique heirlooms.



Wednesday, Jan. 23 — Lifelong Learning Series-Downloading e-Books using Overdrive: Learn how to download e-books from the library onto an e-reader from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Calvert Library Southern Branch. Call 410-326-5289 to register.

Other events

Friday, Jan. 18 — Friends of Calvert Library Books & Bubbly: The public is invited to a festive evening of conversation, music, food and drink, a fundraiser for the Friends, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Tickets are $35 and include food, wine, entertainment and bubbly.



Friday, Jan. 15 — Warm up to Reading-HIPPY/Healthy Families: Come to a family night for participants of the HIPPY/Healthy Families program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick.



Monday, Jan. 28 — Calvert Eats Local Winter Potluck: Join in a giant potluck celebrating local food from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Bragging rights go to those who bring the dishes with the lowest number of “food miles.” Bring a plate, utensils, cup and napkin for a truly green experience. Call 410-535-0291 to register.



Tuesday, Jan. 29 — Calvert Adult Education ESOL: A free, beginning/intermediate class will be offered for foreign born adults who want to learn to speak English or improve their English skills, from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Class will focus on speaking, reading and writing English. Opportunities for both group conversation and individualized instruction are available. A skills assessment will occur before entry into the class, and individual learning plans will be developed. Call the Adult Education Office at 410-535-7382 or 301-855-1834, ext. 7382, to enroll at any time.



Tuesday, Jan. 29 — Calvert Adult Education ESOL: Meet at Crossroads Cafe from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick.



Thursday, Jan. 31 — Calvert Adult Education ESOL: A free, beginning/intermediate class will be offered for foreign born adults who want to learn to speak English or improve their English skills, from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Class will focus on speaking, reading and writing English. Opportunities for both group conversation and individualized instruction are available. A skills assessment will occur before entry into the class, and individual learning plans will be developed. Call the Adult Education Office at 410-535-7382 or 301-855-1834, ext. 7382, to enroll at any time.



Thursday, Jan. 31 — Calvert Adult Education ESOL: Meet at Crossroads Cafe from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick.

Closure

Monday, Jan. 21 — Martin Luther King Day: The Calvert Library will be closed all day.