A virtual escape room titled “Celluloid Vault” will be available to play all day Saturday, Nov. 21. Tommy Scoop is trapped in the private film vault of an eccentric, centenarian movie director and needs to get out. For ages 55 and older. Go to

Potomac Branch will hold a virtual Happy Hour Crochet & Knitting 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. An evening of crocheting, knitting and socializing with other crafters. Go to

Waldorf West Branch will hold a virtual Spanish Conversational Club 6 to 6:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Make new amigos as you learn new vocabulary and practice speaking the language. Basic Spanish vocabulary is required. For ages 18 and older. Go to

All branches will host a virtual discussion with author Philippa Gregory 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24. The bestselling author will talk about her newest book “Dark Tides”. Go to

Potomac Branch will hold an advanced virtual STEM Club 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25. Learn about Archimedean Solids and complete a project. Go to

St. Mary’s

The three St. Mary’s County Library locations will be closed 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Friday, Nov. 27, for Thanksgiving. All locations will reopen Saturday, Nov. 28.

Outdoor storytime will be held at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at 22156 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for children with their caregivers. Bring blankets or chairs and social distancing guidelines will be in effect. The museum entry fee will be waived for ages 10 and younger attending the event with a reduced rate of $3 for adults.

Create a holiday ornament from a video 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4 on the St. Mary’s County Library Facebook page.

Compete in a scavenger hunt and then ask questions and compare results 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. Pick up an item sheet at the Lexington Park Library or download one. Registration required. Go to


A virtual It’s Elementary! will be held 9 to 9:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Hear a story followed by a STEAM-based activity using common household items. For grades K through 5. Call 410-535-0291 or go to

A virtual Books & Toys discussion will be held 8 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Playtime for kids and a talk on “One for the Money” for adults. Call 410-535-0291 or go to

A virtual Storytime oOnline will be held 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24. Develop early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. Call 410-535-0291 or go to

A virtual 4-part Dining With Diabetes will be held starting 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24. Presenters will be University of Maryland Extension family and consumer sciences educators Mona Habibi and Erin Jewell. The series is a national program designed for adults with Type 2 diabetes and teaches skills needed to identify and understand important information about managing the disease.

Call 410-535-0291 or go to

A virtual Book Bites: Teen and Middle Grades will be held noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25. Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for teens. New chapters are posted every week. Search “Calvert Library’s Book Bites Teen” on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. New episodes are posted every Sunday at 2 p.m. and Wednesday at noon. Call 410-535-0291 or go to