A virtual Escape from the Celluloid Vault escape room will be available all day Monday, Nov. 16. 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 https://ccplonline.libnet.info/event/4589230.
The outreach van will be the following locations offering pop-up services include Wi-Fi access, computer access, printing, library card services, crafts to go and materials to check out:
• Monday, Nov. 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Village Green, 12151 Ell Lane in Waldorf.
• Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Port Tobacco Recreation Center, 8190 Port Tobacco Road, and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the corner of Merrimack Place and Rock Point Road in Newburg.
• Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Skyline Place in Bryans Road and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Brawner Head Start, 6655 Weaver St. in Indian Head.
• Thursday, Nov. 19, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Hawthorne Greene Clubhouse, 234 Williamsburg Circle, and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Washington Square Community Center in La Plata.
Waldorf West Branch will host a virtual Candy Sushi for Teens 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. Make a curbside appointment to pick up free candy kit at Waldorf West Branch before Tuesday, Nov. 17. Go to https://ccplonline.libnet.info/event/4599261
Waldorf West Branch will host a virtual discussion titled Race in America with Dr. Kara Hunt — Origins, Systemic & Structural Discrimination 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. The interactive and informative workshop will provide a historical overview of race in America. Topics include key definitions and statistics, biological conceptions of race, slavery, white supremacy and cultural labor. Go to www.crowdcast.io/e/race-in-america-origins/register.
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.
A virtual teen book discussion on “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” by Jason Reynolds will be held 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. The discussion is part of the Community Conversations on Race series. Registration required. To reserve a copy of the book, go to www.stmalib.org.
A virtual book discussion on “In Relentless Pursuit of an Education” will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. St. Mary’s County residents will discuss the separate and unequal black schools that existed until the county complied with Brown v. Board of Education in 1967. To reserve a copy of the book, go to www.stmalib.org.
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.
A virtual Common Thread meeting will be held 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24. Open to knitters, crocheters, quilters, embroiderers, cross-stitchers and other needleworkers. All levels welcome. Registration required. Go to www.stmalib.org.
A virtual Poet’s Circle will be held 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. Discussion, editing and support. Call 410-535-0291 or go to https://CalvertLibrary.info.
Storytime at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will be held 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. Stories and songs. Bring blankets. Social distancing guidelines will be in effect. For groups of six people or less. Registration required. Call 410-535-0291 or go to https://CalvertLibrary.info.
Monday Night Movie Musings will host a virtual movie discussion on “Ondine” 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. The movie is available on Kanopy through the library. Registration required. Call 410-535-0291 or go to https://CalvertLibrary.info.
An online book discussion on “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. Contact the library to put a hold on the book or get the ebook from Overdrive. Call 410-535-0291 or go to https://CalvertLibrary.info.
A virtual Black-Eyed Susans to Make and Read event will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. Learn how to make a simple craft version of Maryland’s State Flower and learn about the books that have been nominated for Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan Award. Registration required. Call 410-535-0291 or go to https://CalvertLibrary.info.
A virtual panel discussion titled “Business Survival in These Crazy Times (Zoom) Live Long & Prosper” will be held 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. The panel will include business attorney Lisa Smith Sanders, Calvert County Health Department director Dr. Larry Polsky and Joel Kemit, a business consultant and CEO of Kemit Group. Call 410-535-0291 or go to https://CalvertLibrary.info.