Upcoming Programming at the Library September 9-14

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Bill Peak (Photo credit: Tom McCall)

Celebrate Grandparents’ Day at the Easton Library

On Saturday, September 9, the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites grandparents to celebrate Grandparents’ Day by coming in any time between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to read to their grandchild or grandchildren in the library’s children’s garden.  Grandparents may bring their favorite book with them to read or pick one from the library’s shelves.  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 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

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

Easton Library to Hold Board Game Nights for Teens

On Monday, September 11, and again on Thursday, September 28, the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library will hold a board game night for teens from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Teens are invited to bring their own tabletop card and board games or use the library’s to play games and socialize with one another.  This program is for grades 6 – 12.  Light refreshments will be served.  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 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

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

Bill Peak to Host Easton Library One Maryland One Book Discussion

On Monday, September 11, at 6:30 p.m., in the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library, “Library guy” Bill Peak will host a discussion of this year’s One Maryland One Book, “Purple Hibiscus,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  In his column in The Star Democrat, Peak called Adichie’s novel “… far and away the best book ever chosen to be the One Maryland One Book.”  One Maryland One Book is the program of Maryland Humanities in which people all across the state read the same book at the same time.  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 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

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

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Photo credit: Wani Olatunde)

Easton Library to Offer Story Time

On Tuesdays, September 12 – December 5, at 10:00 a.m., the Easton 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 participate in this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

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

STEM Story Time at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Wednesday, September 13, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) story time, experimentation, and exploration at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Pre-registration is required for free admission to the museum. Please call the St Michaels Library (410-745-5877) to pre-register for this event. For ages 5 and under accompanied by an adult.

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

St. Michaels Library to Host Bay Hundred Chess

On Wednesdays, September 13 & 27, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites patrons to come in to learn and play the time-honored strategic game of chess.  Beginners welcome.  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: Shauna Beulah, telephone: 410-745-5877

St. Michaels Library to Offer Minecraft

On Wednesdays, September 13 & 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 22, at 3:30 p.m., the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library invites children 5 and older to explore the world of Minecraft on the library’s computers.  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 Host Memoir Writers

On Thursdays, September 14 & 28, 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

Bill Peak to Host St. Michaels Library One Maryland One Book Discussion

On Thursday, September 14, at 2:30 p.m., in the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library, “Library guy” Bill Peak will host a discussion of this year’s One Maryland One Book, “Purple Hibiscus,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  In his column in The Star Democrat, Peak called Adichie’s novel “… far and away the best book ever chosen to be the One Maryland One Book.”  One Maryland One Book is the program of Maryland Humanities in which people all across the state read the same book at the same time.  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: Shauna Beulah, telephone: 410-745-5877

Jayne Fitzgerald

Children to Create Drawbots with FutureMakers at Easton Library

On Thursday, September 14, in the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library, FutureMakers will host a program at 4:00 p.m. for grades 2 & 3, and again at 5:30 p.m. for all ages, in which children will create a machine that can wiggle and draw.  This program is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  All library programs are free and open to the public, but patrons are required to pre-register for this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

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

Easton Library to Host Talk on Adolescence & Substance Abuse

On Thursday, September 14, at 6:30 p.m., as part of the Talbot County Free Library’s efforts on behalf of the Talbot Goes Purple campaign, Jayne Fitzgerald will give a talk entitled, “Adolescence & Substance Abuse: The Times They Are A-Changing” in the library’s Easton branch.  Fitzgerald describes adolescence as “one of the most extraordinarily positive times in any person’s life, and also one of the most risky.”

Fitzgerald is the Executive Director of the Talbot Partnership.  She holds a BA in psychology and has spent her career studying family life and adolescent behavior.  Fitzgerald is passionate about warning of the harm substance abuse can cause the adolescent brain.  She is a powerful advocate for community support of youth engagement.

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 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Contact: Sabine Simonson, telephone: 410-822-1626

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