Upcoming Programming at the Library March 18 to 21

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Easton Library Book Discussion: “All the King’s Men”

On Monday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m., in the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library, the Easton Book Group, which is open to all, will discuss Robert Penn Warren’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “All the King’s Men.”  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to participate in this discussion.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Dr. Stephen Goldman

St. Michaels Library to Host Women’s History Program

On Monday, March 18, at noon, in the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library, Dr. Stephen Goldman will give a talk entitled “The Changing Portrayal of Women in the Mass Media over Six Centuries.”  Using the “magic carpet time machine” of historical newspapers, Dr. Goldman’s presentation will show how women—from the 16th century’s Catherine De Medici to the 21st century’s Hillary Clinton—have been viewed in the media.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this talk.  For more information, please call the library at 410-745-5877, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Ready, Set, Spring … at the St. Michaels Library

On Tuesday, March 19, at 10:00 a.m., in the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library, Master Gardeners will answer your questions about how to approach the landscape in spring and how to prioritize your tasks.  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.

Easton Library to Offer Intermediate Excel Class

On Wednesday, March 20, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., in the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library, Computer Training Specialist Rita Hill will teach a class for those who already know a little bit about Microsoft Excel but would like to know more.  Patrons may bring their own PC laptop or just sit and observe (no Macs please).  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this class.  For more information, please call the library, or visit www.tcfl.org.

St. Michael’s Library Book Discussion: “Varina”

On Wednesday, March 20, at 3:30 p.m., in the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library, the St. Michaels Book Club (which is open to all) will discuss the novel “Varina” by National Book Award winner Charles Frazier.  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.

Easton Library to Offer Special Tooth Fairy Story Time

On Thursday, March 21, at 10:00 a.m., the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library will offer a special Story Time about that most elusive and generous of sprites, the Tooth Fairy.  This program is for children 5 and under accompanied by an adult.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons are not required to pre-register to attend this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Easton Library Lunch & Learn: Is Your Password Password?

On Thursday, March 21, at noon, in the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library, retired IT executive John Stumpf will show you how to create passwords that are both easy to remember and secure against illicit access.  All library programs are free and open to the public.  Patrons do not need to pre-register to attend this Lunch & Learn program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Easton Library to Host “The Magic of Irish Dance and Song”

On Thursday, March 21, at 4:00 p.m., the Easton branch of the Talbot County Free Library will host a presentation by the Loblollies, who will lead children and their families in singing and dancing Irish tunes, both ancient and modern.  No partners or experience are needed in the dancing; it’s just about Irish camaraderie and fun!  For ages 6 and up.  All library programs are free and open to the public, but patrons do need to pre-register at http://www.tcfl.org/child/programreg/ to participate in this program.  For more information, please call the library at 410-822-1626, or visit www.tcfl.org.

Author to Discuss: “Reboot!: What to Do When Your Career Is Over and Your Life Isn’t”

On Thursday, March 21, at 1:00 p.m., in the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library, Award-winning educator, businessman, and writer Phil Burgess will discuss his book “Reboot!: What to Do When Your Career Is Over and Your Life Isn’t.”

Burgess has lectured worldwide, appearing on PBS, NPR, CNN and CNBC, as well as in popular print media.  Various faculty appointments have included The Ohio State University, University of Colorado, and UCLA.  He is the president of The Annapolis Institute and a columnist for The Capital in Annapolis.  Burgess wrote “Reboot” after two failed attempts at retirement.  He has said, “Our post-career life presents a huge opportunity to re-calibrate, and then to reboot, to try something new, explore paths not taken, or even start over.”

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.

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