Upcoming Programming at the Library in November


The Dance Begins by Robert T. Horvath

Children’s Programming


Young Gardeners Club sponsored by the Talbot County Garden Club
Thursday November 2, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Festival of Trees
For grades 1-4. Pre-Registration required.

Story Time
Tuesdays, November 7 – December 5, 10:00 a.m. For children 5 and under accompanied by an adult.

We Are Makers
Wednesday, November 8 & 15, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Create gadgets and gizmos with guided instruction and a fun-box full of supplies. For children 6 and older. Pre-Registration required.

S.T.E.A.M. Festival
Saturday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Paint with light, take a Virtual Reality field trip, meet live birds of prey and reptiles, enjoy light refreshments, music, and more! Festival made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Read with a Certified Therapy Dog.
Tuesday, November 21, 4:00 p.m. Bring a book or choose a library book and read with Janet Dickey and her dog Latte.

Sue Ellen Thompson

St. Michaels

Family Unplugged Games
Thursdays, November 2, 3:30 p.m. Bring the whole family to the library for an afternoon of board games and fun educational children’s games. For all ages (children 5 and under need to be accompanied by an adult).

Story Time
Wednesdays, November 8 & 22, 10:30 a.m. For children age 5 and under accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays, November 8 & 22, 3:30 p.m. Explore Minecraft on the library’s computers. For ages 5 and older.

Native American Culture Celebration
Thursday, November 9, 2:00 p.m. JoAnn Brown of Justamere Trading Post will share Native American artifacts, trivia, storytelling, and the opportunity to participate in crafts. Pre-Registration required. For all ages (children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult).

Teen & Adult Programs


Knights of the Sky: the WWI Aviation Art of Robert T. Horvath
Thursday, November 9, 6:00 p.m. Robert T. Horvath, whose paintings have hung in the Smithsonian’s Air & Space Museum among others, will discuss his art and the exploits of men who flew planes that were little better than kites with motors and machine guns attached. Five of Horvath’s paintings will be on display.

Stitching Time
Monday, November 13, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Patrons are invited to work on their favorite project with a group. Limited instruction will be available for beginners. Newcomers welcome.

Marriage, Metaphor and Mortality: The Poetry of Jane Kenyon
Monday, November 13, 6:00 p.m. Local, Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet Sue Ellen Thompson will discuss the relationship between Jane Kenyon’s tragically short life and her poetry. Thompson’s lectures are always well-thought-out, well-delivered, and immensely popular. This program is supported with funds from the Talbot County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council.

Robert Messick

The Long Walk Home
Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. Local attorney Robert Messick talks about his 2,190 mile hike along the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine as a fundraiser for Easton’s Talbot Interfaith Shelter. Using a multi-media presentation, Messick will share the hardships and joys encountered while trekking across 14 states over rising and falling elevations that amounted to 16 ascents and descents of Mt. Everest.

Book Discussion: Dancing on My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland
Monday, November 20, 6:30 p.m.

Teen Game Board Night
Thursday, November 30, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Bring your own tabletop card and board games or use the library’s. For grades 6-12. Light refreshments.

St. Michaels

Arts & Crafts
Thursday, November 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free instruction for knitting, beading, needlework and tatting. Bring your coloring books, Zentangle pens, or anything else that fuels your passion for being creative.

Bay Hundred Chess
Wednesdays, November 8 & 22, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Learn and play the strategic game of chess. Beginners welcome.

Memoir Writers
Thursday, November 9, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Record and share your memories of life and family with a group of friendly, like-minded people. Participants are invited to bring their lunch. Pre-Registration required.

Coloring for Teens & Adults
Tuesday, November 14, 3:30 p.m. Explore the relaxing process of coloring.

Book Arts for Teens & Adults
Monday, November 27, 3:30 p.m. Japanese Stab Binding Book

Tuesday Movie @ Noon
November 28: Due to licensing requirements, we cannot release the name of this thriller rated PG-13. Please call the library for the name of the film.

Note: All library programming is free and open to the public.

Contact: Scotti Oliver, telephone: 410-822-1626

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