Upcoming Programming at the Library April 23 to 27

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Award-Winning Poet to Read at Easton Library in Honor of National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and on Monday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m., the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library will offer you a way to celebrate that fact with a reading by award-winning poet Joelle Biele.  Biele is the author of three books of poetry—“White Summer,” “Broom,” and “Tramp”—and the editor of “Elizabeth Bishop and ‘The New Yorker’: The Complete Correspondence.”  A Fulbright professor in Germany and Poland, she has received awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Poetry Society of America.

Biele’s work has appeared in some of America’s most prestigious literary magazines, including “American Poetry Review,” “Antioch Review,” “Gettysburg Review,” “Harvard Review,” and “New England Review.”  She has taught American literature and creative writing at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, Goucher College, the University of Oldenburg, Germany, and Jagiellonian University, Poland.  Biele is the 2017-2018 Howard County Poetry and Literature Society Writer-in-Residence.

All library programming is free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this reading.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Bill Peak, telephone: 410-822-1626

St. Michaels Library to Screen Feature Film

On Tuesday, April 27, at noon, the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library will show a feature film on the library’s big, professional screen.  For more information, including the name of the film, (which, due to licensing requirements, cannot be publicized here), please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Shauna Beulah, telephone: 410-745-5877

St. Michaels Library to Offer Story Time

On Wednesdays, April 25 and May 9 & 23, at 10:30 a.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library will offer a Story Time program for children 5 and under accompanied by an adult.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Diana Hastings, telephone: 410-745-5877

St. Michaels Library to Offer Bay Hundred Chess

On Wednesdays, April 25 and May 9 & 23, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library will offer patrons the chance to learn and play the strategic game of chess.  Beginners are welcome.  This program is for all ages.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to participate in this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Diana Hastings, telephone: 410-745-5877

St. Michaels Library to Offer Minecraft

On Wednesdays, April 25 and May 9 & 23, at 3:30 p.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites children 5 and older to come in and explore Minecraft on the library’s computers.   All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Diana Hastings, telephone: 410-745-5877

Easton Library to Offer “We are Makers” Program

On Wednesday, April 25, from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites children to come in to create, explore, design and experiment with guided instruction and a fun box full of supplies.  All library programs are free and open to the public, but patrons do need to pre-register for this program as space is limited.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Laura Powell, telephone: 410-822-1626

St. Michaels Library to Host Memoir Writers

On Thursdays, April 26 and May 10 & 24, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites patrons to record and share their memories of life and family with a group of friendly, like-minded people.  Participants are welcome to bring their lunch.  All library programs are free and open to the public, but patrons are asked to pre-register for this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Shauna Beulah, telephone: 410-745-5877

St. Michaels Library to Offer Family Games

On Thursdays, April 26 and May 24, at 3:30 p.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites children of all ages to come to the library for an afternoon of board games and fun educational children’s games (children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult).  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Diana Hastings, telephone: 410-745-5877

Easton Library to Host Seed-Starting Lecture

On Friday, April 27, at 10:00 a.m., the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites patrons to come in and learn from the Talbot County Master Gardeners about starting seeds indoors and sowing them directly in the ground.  An in-depth look at reading seed packet information will be included in the talk.  Afterwards, patrons may wish to visit the library’s seed library to find free seeds for planting at home.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this lecture.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Bill Peak, telephone: 410-822-1626

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