Upcoming Events for Adults

E.g., 06/30/2017
E.g., 06/30/2017
Location Program Name Description Date and time
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Free Legal Advice: Ask a Lawyer in the Library Talk with a lawyer for up to 20 minutes about your legal issue for free. Lottery to determine time slots begins after 4:15 pm. Last clients will be seen at 6:10 pm. Lawyers can advise on all types of legal matters except criminal law. 05/30/2017 - 4:30pm
Odenton Coloring for Adults Leave your stress behind and explore your inner artist as you indulge in adults-only coloring.  Supplies provided. 05/30/2017 - 6:30pm
Mountain Road Book Club: Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a cruise on a luxury ship. However,   Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for—and  Lo is desperate to convey that something (or someone) has gone terribly, terribly wrong… 05/30/2017 - 7:00pm
Brooklyn Park Intro to Mental Health and Crisis Response

Jen Corbin, Director of Anne Arundel County's Crisis Response System, will provide an overview of mental health and crisis response services available from the County. Any related questions are welcome!

05/31/2017 - 7:00pm
Annapolis Insurrections by Rion Amilcar Scott Author, Rion A. Scott, will discuss his new book Insurrections, a short story collection of the fictional town Cross River, Maryland, a largely black settlement founded in 1807. Book sale and signing to follow. 05/31/2017 - 7:00pm
Odenton One-on-One Training Work individually with a librarian and learn to access your library account, search the catalog and the Internet, navigate electronic databases and set up a free email account. Individual training in computer basics, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Word is also available at the Odenton Regional Library. Call or visit the branch for more information and to schedule an appointment. 410-222-6277 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Crofton eReader One-on-One Training Call or visit branch for more information and to schedule an appointment. 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Mountain Road One-on-One Computer Training Work individually with a librarian and learn to access your library account, search the catalog and the internet, navigate resources and set up a free e-mail account. Instruction in Microsoft Word may also be available. Call or visit the branch for more information and to schedule an appointment. 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Odenton eReader One-on-One Training Need help downloading ebooks from the library? Staff will answer your questions and work with you one-on-one to get you started. All devices are welcome. Please call or visit the branch to make an appointment at 410-222-6277. 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Odenton Prepare for a GED and Learn Adult Basic Skills Do you need to improve your basic reading, math or language skills? Do you want to get a GED? The Adult Basic Skills program provided by Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) at Odenton Regional Library offers courses in adult basic education to help you get started. For more information, call AACC at 410.777.1823.  06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Brooklyn Park One-on-One Computer Training Work individually with a librarian and learn to access your library account, search the catalog and the internet, navigate resources and set up a free e-mail account. Instruction in Microsoft Word may also be available. Call or visit the branch for more information and to schedule an appointment. 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Mountain Road One-on-One e-Reader Training Learn about the library's free downloadable collections and how to access them on various devices. Call or visit the branch for more information and to schedule an appointment. 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Odenton English Basic Skills Free English classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College integrate listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for students with minimal English training. For more information, call AACC at 410.777.2901. 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Maryland City at Russett English Basic Skills Free English classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College integrate listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for students with minimal English training. Please call the Anne Arundel Community College ESL office at 410-777-2901 for class dates and more information. 06/01/2017 - 6:00pm
Odenton Charity Knitting Help make lap blankets for local organizations. Beginners are welcome.  Please bring size 7 or 8 needles if you have them. 06/01/2017 - 6:00pm
Severna Park The Great Movies: A Raisin in the Sun (1961) An African-American family struggles with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better way of life. Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry. Not rated, 128 minutes 06/01/2017 - 6:15pm
Broadneck Estate Planning and Wills Do you have a will? Does your will need to be updated? Have you thought about whether or not you need a trust? Attorney Sarah Dwyer-Heidkamp will discuss these matters, including the differences between wills and trusts, powers of attorney and medical directives. 06/01/2017 - 7:00pm
Crofton Blood Drive You are eligible to donate if you are 17 or older, (16 with written parental consent), are in good health, and weigh at least 110 lbs. Walk-in or call the American Red Cross at 1.800.733.2767 to schedule an appointment. 06/02/2017 - 9:30am
Crofton Ask a Master Gardener Ask gardening questions and bring your bug, weed, or plant in a sealed plastic bag for analysis. 06/03/2017 - 9:00am
Odenton Early Summer Good Gardening Practices Come to hear tips on making your summer garden healthy and beautiful. Learn when and how to sow seeds outdoors and plant your seed sprouts or purchased plants for optimum growth. Keep the weeds from taking over without using chemicals.  06/03/2017 - 10:00am
Odenton Microsoft Excel I Registration begins May 20. 06/03/2017 - 1:00pm
Brooklyn Park Heroin and Opioids: Know more! Information and resources for family, friends, and neighbors about the increased usage of heroin and opioids in our state. Presented by Sophia Sibert, Priority Partners Community Health Advocate 06/05/2017 - 6:30pm
Mountain Road MPT Indie Lens Pop-up Film Screening: Real Boy Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans gender teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens. Running time 1 hour 12 minutes. 06/06/2017 - 10:00am
Annapolis Downsizing Possessions Kater Leatherman, professional organizer and author of The Paper Diet, Making Peace with Your Stuff, and The Liberated Baby Boomer, discusses what makes us keep stuff that we don’t want, need or use. Book purchase and signing to follow. 06/06/2017 - 6:30pm
Crofton The Children Act by Ian McEwan Family Law Judge, Fiona Maye, is not only facing a personal crisis with her husband, but has been handed a difficult but delicate case: A boy, just short of 18 years old, who is refusing the transfusion that could save his life. 06/07/2017 - 2:00pm
Linthicum Coloring for Adults Coloring for adults is a great way to relieve stress and promote relaxation. Join us to color your cares away! 06/08/2017 - 7:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Coffee With A Cop Community residents are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with Corporal Ziebell of the Anne Arundel County Police Department - Police and Community Together program. Bring your questions, concerns or just get to know Corporal Ziebell in our informal library environment. Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by The United States Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services 06/09/2017 - 10:00am
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Conversational Espanol & Brown Bag Lunch Hola! Practice and expand your Spanish speaking skills in a relaxed environment. Bring a brown bag lunch. All levels of learners and children welcome. 06/09/2017 - 12:00pm
Odenton Build a Better Blanket We are yarnbombing the library!  Help us assemble small blankets which will decorate the library and then be donated to local organizations at the end of the summer.  Materials are provided but donations are welcome. 06/09/2017 - 2:00pm
Crofton Ask a Master Gardener Ask gardening questions and bring your bug, weed, or plant in a sealed plastic bag for analysis. 06/10/2017 - 9:00am
Edgewater #Bosslady Bootcamp Learn the fundamentals of a business start-up: coming up with an idea, targeting the right audience, and marketing for success. Leave empowered with the confidence to move forward with your business idea. Call to register at 410.222.1538. 06/10/2017 - 10:00am
Riviera Beach Knit Flix & Craft Come knit, crochet, needlepoint, sew, scrapbook, coloring, or other craft while watching a movie. All levels and interests welcome! Movie: Pitch Perfect 2 PG-13 114 minutes 06/10/2017 - 11:00am
Maryland City at Russett Did Betsy Ross Design the First U.S. Flag? Discover the role that Francis Hopkinson played in designing the U.S.Flag, and the controversy that followed. Explore the history of U.S. and British flag designs with flag historian and author Earl Williams. He'll bring his collection of historic flags for the program. 06/10/2017 - 1:00pm
Deale Genealogy Coffee Date Chat over coffee about your genealogy research goals for the summer. Share any roadblocks or successes that you've recently experienced as you work on your family tree. 06/12/2017 - 10:00am
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Book Lovers It's a book club without the book! Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 06/12/2017 - 10:00am
Broadneck Building a Strong Financial House Andrea L. Jackson, Licensed Financial Broker, will present this financial workshop in a factual, interesting and fun manner on the following topics: Income Protection, Emergency Funds, Protection Management, Budgeting, Debt Management, Education and Retirement Planning, Goals & Dreams ,and The Rule of 72. 06/12/2017 - 7:00pm
Odenton Microsoft Word I Registration begins May 30. 06/13/2017 - 6:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Mad Hatters Knitting Club Knit or crochet baby hats and other projects for a local hospital. Experienced knitters willing to help beginners are encouraged. Bring your #10 needles (if you have them) and your community spirit. 06/13/2017 - 6:30pm
Severn Cozy Crafts Bring a favorite craft to work on at the library or join us to learn about a new craft! New projects are shared monthly and supplies are provided. Meet fellow crafters, share ideas, check out craft books, and grab a snack! 06/13/2017 - 6:30pm
Broadneck Book Lovers Book Club It's a book club without the book!  Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. 06/14/2017 - 10:00am
Annapolis Nonprofits Funders Panel Get the inside scoop -  hear local grantmakers talk about what kinds of grants their organizations provide. Our panel includes leaders from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Helen J. Serini Foundation, the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, and Anne Arundel Women Giving Together. Register by visiting our online form, calling 410-222-1750 or by emailing aacplgrants@gmail.com. 06/14/2017 - 2:00pm
Glen Burnie Knitting Clinic Bring your knitting needles and yarn to our drop-in knitting clinics. Experienced knitters willing to help and beginners are encouraged to attend. 06/14/2017 - 6:30pm
Deale SoCoGrow: Celebrating Chesapeake Cattails! It’s cattail time. Naturalist Jen Muro shows us how to harvest their edible roots & shares the ancient-to-modern uses of this ubiquitous plant. 06/14/2017 - 7:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Not My Child Get the facts on prescription drug abuse and escalating heroin use in our communities. Know the triggers and learn who to call for help. A panel of experts will facilitate an open, honest conversation on drug addiction and how you can protect your family. This presentation will include a short video, panel discussion, Q&A and treatment providers ready to provide information and referral. 06/15/2017 - 6:30pm
Edgewater Dark Matter by Blake Crouch One night, Jason Dessen, a physics professor, living with his wife and son in Chicago is kidnapped and drugged. He wakes in another place and has a different identity as a famous physicist, but there is no wife and son. Does he stay or try to make it home? 06/15/2017 - 7:00pm
Severn Welcome to Night Vale Listening Party Celebrate Summer Reading; listen to an episode of the podcast Welcome to Night Vale and share conversation with other fans; costumes are encouraged, but not required.  Light refreshments will be provided. 06/15/2017 - 7:00pm
Severna Park Guys Book Club: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Harper Lee's classic tale of the crisis that rocks a Southern town still speaks to us over 50 years later.  06/15/2017 - 7:00pm
Odenton Homeschool Book Swap Homeschoolers! Bring in materials you no longer need and pick up some new-to-you items. All books left behind will be donated to the library or another organization. There is no charge for the materials you take. 06/16/2017 - 10:00am
Glen Burnie Graphic Novel Book Club: Nimona Join us to discuss bestseller Nimona by Noelle Stevenson. Filled with intrigue, villains, dragons, and science, great fun for all. Teen to Adult. NOTE: Date changed to Friday June 16 at 2PM 06/16/2017 - 2:00pm
Crofton Ask a Master Gardener Ask gardening questions and bring your bug, weed, or plant in a sealed plastic bag for analysis. 06/17/2017 - 9:00am

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