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December 1, 2014

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Adult Afternoon Book Discussion

Chesapeake City Branch

"Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford.

December 1, 2014

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Intro to Goodreads.com

North East Branch

Learn how to create an account on Goodreads, the online community for book lovers! Rate books, keep track of your reading, make friends, and follow famous authors. Registration Required.

December 1, 2014

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Elf Antics

Perryville Branch

Meet the Perryville Branch Library's Elf on a Shelf, listen to stories, build an elf house, and make elf refreshments. For ages 4-8. Registration required.

December 1, 2014

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Not Your Mother's Book Club

Elkton Central Library

"The Name Of The Star" by Maureen Johnson

December 2, 2014

10:15am - 11:00am

Movers and Groovers for the Holidays

Elkton Central Library

A dynamic class filled with holiday music, rhymes, stories and movement activities for children ages 2-3 1/2 with a caregiver. "Stay and Play" afterwards.

December 2, 2014

11:15am - 12:00pm

Movers and Groovers for the Holidays

Elkton Central Library

A dynamic class filled with holiday music, rhymes, stories and movement activities for children ages 2-3 1/2 with a caregiver. "Stay and Play" afterwards.

December 2, 2014

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Brown Bag Mystery Book Discussion

Perryville Branch

"The Ice House" by Minette Walters.

December 2, 2014

3:00pm - 5:30pm

YALSA's Teens' Top Ten Meeting

Elkton Central Library

Receive advance readers' copies of books prior to publication, review books they read throughout the year, and nominate favorites for YALSA's Teens' Top Ten award. Interested teens must speak to a library staff member at their branch for more info. Snacks provided.

December 2, 2014

3:45pm - 5:00pm

Teen Art Club

Rising Sun Branch

Start a new project or bring one you're already working on. Supplies provided.

December 2, 2014

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

Cecilton Branch

Create festive holiday wreaths with Ann Stubbs of Sinking Springs Herb Farm and Retreat. Please bring greens to share.

December 2, 2014

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate the Season: Christmas Cookies and Sweets

North East Branch

Cecil Whig Accent columnist Jill Cluff introduces techniques and recipes in this hands-on workshop.

December 2, 2014

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Holiday Music Night

Perryville Branch

Members of the Upper Chesapeake Community Band perform a selection of holiday music. Registration required.

December 3, 2014

10:30am - 11:15am

Hello Baby for the Holidays

Elkton Central Library

A gentle introduction to language and literature using a blend of music, rhymes, lap bounces and stories for pre-walking babies with a caregiver.

December 3, 2014

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Adult Afternoon Book Discussion

Elkton Central Library

"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" by John Berendt

December 3, 2014

3:30pm - 4:30pm

AirPlay

Rising Sun Branch

Get carried away with some windy fun! Victoria from the UMD Extension 4-H will present hands-on science activities that will blow yoursocks off. For children ages 7-11. Registration is required.

December 3, 2014

3:30pm - 4:15pm

Gingerbread Engineering Challenge

Elkton Central Library

Run, run, run - as fast as you can. Engineer a trap for the Gingerbread man! For children ages 5-8; registration required.

December 3, 2014

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Playing Pollock

Chesapeake City Branch

Learn the revolutionary art of Jackson Pollock and make your own masterpiece to take home! For teens in grades 6-12.

December 3, 2014

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Santa's Science Lab

North East Branch

Fun experiments with a holiday twist. Ages 5-7. Registration is required.

December 3, 2014

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Business Insurance Bootcamp

Elkton Central Library

Which business insurance misconceptions are providing you risky coverage? Arm yourself with eye-opening information that can improve your coverage as well as save you money.    

December 4, 2014

10:30am - 11:15am

Baby Steps for the Holidays

Elkton Central Library

A lively combination of music, rhymes, activities and stories for one-year-olds with a caregiver. "Stay and Play" afterwards.

December 4, 2014

1:30pm - 2:15pm

On My Own for the Holidays

Elkton Central Library

A theme-based class where children ages 3 1/2 - 5 explore their world through stories, songs, and learning activities. Children attend independently, and then caregivers join children at the end for a craft.

December 4, 2014

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Wardrobe REVAMP: Sweater Hats

Perryville Branch

Turn an old sweater into a unique hat! Registration required. For grades 6-12.

December 4, 2014

3:30pm - 5:45pm

Teen Movie Series

North East Branch

"Edge of Tomorrow" (PG-13). Popcorn provided. Grades 6-12.

December 4, 2014

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Winter Swags

Rising Sun Branch

Make a swag to decorate your home for the holidays! All materials will be provided.

December 6, 2014

10:30am - 11:30am

Who Runs the Zoo

Perryville Branch

Take an imaginary journey through the zoo and explore zoo jobs with the Maryland Zoo! For ages 4-11. Registration required.

December 6, 2014

11:00am - 2:00pm

Holiday Open House

Elkton Central Library

Enjoy live piano music, holiday treats, and winter crafts for all ages.

December 6, 2014

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Genealogy Detectives

Perryville Branch

An informal meeting with others tracing their family history. Registration required.

December 6, 2014

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Weaving Workshop

Cecilton Branch

Learn the basics of this beautiful and dynamic artform. Supplies provided and registration required. Grades 8-12.