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Reading Buddies (PF)

Teen Reading Buddy

2024-05-29 18:30:00 2024-05-29 19:30:00 America/New_York Reading Buddies (PF) At this event, elementary aged children will do fun activities and read out loud to teen volunteers. Teen volunteers can earn one (1) service learning hour for participating. It's a great way to socialize and build reading confidence! Calvert Library Prince Frederick -

Wednesday, May 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-29 18:30:00 2024-05-29 19:30:00 America/New_York Reading Buddies (PF) At this event, elementary aged children will do fun activities and read out loud to teen volunteers. Teen volunteers can earn one (1) service learning hour for participating. It's a great way to socialize and build reading confidence! Calvert Library Prince Frederick -

At this event, elementary aged children will do fun activities and read out loud to teen volunteers. Teen volunteers can earn one (1) service learning hour for participating. It's a great way to socialize and build reading confidence!

Want to work with elementary aged kids and help build their confidence while they read aloud? Become a Teen Reading Buddy! We will meet in the Teen Zone for all dates.

How it works for Teen Reading Buddies:

  • Please register for the event.
  • Help a young reader by being a kind and patient listener!
  • Read and engage in fun activities with young readers to build their confidence. 
  • Earn one (1) service learning hour for school!

Reading Buddies is a space for K-5 graders to practice reading in a relaxed and welcoming group! Reading Buddies inspires a love of reading, offers great social activities for children and teens, and promotes positive interactions between children of all ages. Teens earn a service learning hour by participating in a meaningful experience by encouraging children and helping them with their reading skills.

For accessibility accommodations, please contact us at least 2 weeks before the event. 410-535-0291.

AGE GROUP: | Teen |

EVENT TYPE: | Intergenerational | Book Events/Discussion |

TAGS: | Teens |

Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Phone: (410) 535-0291
Branch manager
Sarah Avant

Hours
We're closed Wednesday June 19
Mon, Jun 17 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 Closed
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 Closed

About the branch

Come on in! Say hi, grab some books and movies, print, fax or ask a librarian for help! You can also take advantage of our:

If there is anything we can do to help you please call 410-535-0291.

Upcoming events

Tue, Jun 18, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room
Calvert Library Foundation Meeting

Wed, Jun 19, All day
All Calvert Library locations closed. Downloadable and streaming materials and services available 24/7.

Thu, Jun 20, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Thu, Jun 20, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room
Adaptive storytime is designed to be inclusive and welcoming to neurodivergent children. This class uses movement, music, stories, and sensory activities to develop early literacy skills in a slower-paced and smaller group setting. Join us for playtime immediately after! All abilities are welcome, and activities generally fall within a preschool interest level. Registration required.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Zone
Teens! Calvert Library needs you! We want the library to be a safe space where teens can hang out and freely access books, information, and form community. TACOS meets monthly to help us with our events and services planning. Join us every third Thursday! You can receive 1 Service Learning hour for each meeting attended.

Fri, Jun 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 2 and 3
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children ages birth-5.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Take building and creativity to a whole new level at the library. We provide the space, building bricks and other building materials. You provide the imagination.

Tue, Jun 25, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Join fellow educators to learn about local resources that apply MSDE teaching standards for teaching the history of Black, Indigenous and other People of Color across Southern Maryland.

Tue, Jun 25, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Storytime Room
Join other book lovers during this fun summer book club! Each month we will read a new book and come together to discuss, play games and do activities. Did we mention there will be snacks?! The first ten (10) registrants get a copy of the book to keep! Contact your library branch at 410-535-0291 to pick up your book at least one (1) week before the event .

Canceled
Wed, Jun 26, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Maryland Department of Labor, Veterans Program, Senior Community Service Employment and Job Service representatives will be in person at Calvert Library Prince Frederick to meet with those seeking employment or career change. Walk-ins welcome on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month.

Wed, Jun 26, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Living Room with Fireplace
Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us! Please register.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Participants will learn professional techniques and the importance of effective interviewing. This workshop will teach you best practices enhancing your interviewing skills by providing insight on dress attire, appropriate attitude, and professional etiquette and presentation. Virtual interview techniques are also discussed.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
At this event, elementary aged children will do fun activities and read out loud to teen volunteers. Teen volunteers can earn one (1) service learning hour for participating. It's a great way to socialize and build reading confidence!

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Zone
At this event, elementary-aged children will do fun activities and read out loud to teen volunteers. Teen volunteers can earn one (1) service learning hour for participating. It's a great way to socialize and build reading confidence!

Thu, Jun 27, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room
Adaptive storytime is designed to be inclusive and welcoming to neurodivergent children. This class uses movement, music, stories, and sensory activities to develop early literacy skills in a slower-paced and smaller group setting. Join us for playtime immediately after! All abilities are welcome, and activities generally fall within a preschool interest level. Registration required.
Registration opens Thursday, June 20 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3
The Didgeridoo Down Under Show is an energetic fusion of Australian music, culture, art, science, comedy, character building and audience participation. The didgeridoo has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years, and is known for its otherworldly sound.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 2 and 3
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

Sat, Jun 29, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3
Join us as we watch "Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist," "Taste of Cherry" and "The Watermelon Woman."

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children ages birth-5.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Living Room with Fireplace
Play the popular miniature strategy tabletop game. Come in for casual play. Don't know how? This is the perfect place to learn.

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Take building and creativity to a whole new level at the library. We provide the space, building bricks and other building materials. You provide the imagination.

Mon, Jul 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3
Combat the heat and join our interactive SummerSTEAM hour as we have an adventure and explore biomes through books, activities and a snack. For kids K-5th grade.

Tue, Jul 02, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 03, 9:00am - 4:30pm
Need help with the next steps in your career path? Once a quarter there will be a Career Coach at Calvert Library, Prince Frederick! This representative from the Department of Labor Job Center will be available to help you on that journey. Register for a 45 minute time slot.

Wed, Jul 03, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 3
Bring your project and supplies. Whether it's paper craft, scrapbook, quilting, origami, or whatever you're working on. Come for the whole time or just a couple of hours. Get your projects done and make new friends! Registration is not required but you'll get a reminder if you do.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Thu, Jul 04, All day
All Calvert Library locations closed. Downloadable and streaming materials and services available 24/7.

Fri, Jul 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 2 and 3
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children ages birth-5.

Sat, Jul 06, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Living Room with Fireplace
Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us! Please register.

Sat, Jul 06, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
Join our resident Game Masters (GM) to learn about and play various tabletop role-playing games (TTRPG) systems! All you need to do bring is yourself!

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Take building and creativity to a whole new level at the library. We provide the space, building bricks and other building materials. You provide the imagination.

Sun, Jul 07, All day
Come to Prince Frederick Library to enjoy the photography of Ed Brinker and Jane Liu.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3
Combat the heat and join our interactive SummerSTEAM hour as we have an adventure and explore biomes through books, activities and a snack. For kids K-5th grade.

Tue, Jul 09, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
Join Nikki Phillips, Career Advisor and Corporate Trainer, for an interactive workshop to explore your skills, strengths and values as they pertain to your career choices. The work will help you figure out a career pathway that fits. Nikki will be using the RIASEC model used in the school system, so it's also a great opportunty to learn the language your students are hearing.

Wed, Jul 10, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Meeting Room 3
Maryland Department of Labor, Veterans Program, Senior Community Service Employment and Job Service representatives will be in person at Calvert Library Prince Frederick to meet with those seeking employment or career change. Walk-ins welcome on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month.

Wed, Jul 10, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a great way to keep your brain sharp while having fun! Join us! Please register.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Offered by Maryland Department of Labor, American Job Center, this is an interactive workshop for resume and cover letter writing help. Looking for a job, or a better job? Don't miss this free class. Registration closes the Monday before the event.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Front of building
Stop by to visit the JobSource Mobile Career Center for your job search needs! Get job counseling and resume help, search for jobs and connect with Southern Maryland JobSource.

Thu, Jul 11, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room
Adaptive storytime is designed to be inclusive and welcoming to neurodivergent children. This class uses movement, music, stories, and sensory activities to develop early literacy skills in a slower-paced and smaller group setting. Join us for playtime immediately after! All abilities are welcome, and activities generally fall within a preschool interest level. Registration required.
Registration opens Thursday, June 27 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3
Join Reptile Wonders for a hands-on, interactive show with ten different exotic species of reptiles. Everything from baby turtles to giant tortoises, monitor lizards to large pythons. There will be a discussion about where these animals can be found, what they eat and what eats them. All ages.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room,Zoom Rm 1
Get tips and support from other caregivers. Facilitated by Jeannette Findley & JC Hooker.

Fri, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 2 and 3
Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting or other project for an afternoon of conversation and shared creativity.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children ages birth-5.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Take building and creativity to a whole new level at the library. We provide the space, building bricks and other building materials. You provide the imagination.

Mon, Jul 15, All day
It's the triumphant return of the Teen Book Box! During the summer, we will be checking out free boxes each month to teens who register. Inspired by subscription boxes like Loot Crate, each box will have a theme and contain a library book to borrow, a free book to keep, a fun activity, and a snack. Boxes can be picked up from July 15 to July 31. The theme for July is "Summertime".
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Combined Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3
Combat the heat and join our interactive SummerSTEAM hour as we have an adventure and explore biomes through books, activities and a snack. For kids K-5th grade.

Tue, Jul 16, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Computers
A representative from Calvert County Public Schools Head Start program will be available outside of the Storytime room to answer questions about the program. Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families. Head Start is a vital program that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to families.

Tue, Jul 16, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.

Tue, Jul 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room
Calvert Library Foundation Meeting

Wed, Jul 17, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Anne Arundel Hall
Join fellow educators to learn about local resources that apply MSDE teaching standards for teaching the history of Black, Indigenous and other People of Color across Southern Maryland.

Wed, Jul 17, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children under 2.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 2-3.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Join us for Storytime! We'll share stories, sing songs and have fun! Registration recommended. Suggested for children 3-5.