Upcoming Events
Wed, Jan 20, 9:00am - 11:00am
Virtual Branch
Offered by Maryland Department of Labor, American Job Center, this is an interactive workshop with information on how to navigate the MWE website and set up an account, as well as basic resume and cover letter writing help. Looking for a job, or a better job? Don't miss this free class. There will be an opportunity for one-on-one help as well. Registration closes one day before the event.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jan 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for adults. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Adults" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Jan 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Jan 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for teens. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Teens" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Jan 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch
Hone your interview skills with Maryland Department of Labor, American Job Center! Interactive workshop with mock interviews and advice for in-person as well as virtual meetings. Registration ends one day prior to the event.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jan 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Branch
Join us for a lively discussion about Harry's Trees by Jon Cohen!

Wed, Jan 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1 calvpr
Dungeons and Dragons - Adult is back! Join us through Zoom and Roll20 on an adventure with our experienced Dungeon Masters. All levels of experience are welcome. Registration is required.

Wed, Jan 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Join us online for a history and how-to with Yago Cura of HINCHAS Press! This event was coordinated by Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County.
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Thu, Jan 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Branch
Calvert Library is launching its own Discord server for teens, and to celebrate, we are playing the popular game Among Us! Join our crew and help us track down all of the imposters.

Canceled
Fri, Jan 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Southern Branch
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.

Sat, Jan 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1 calvpr
Join us on Zoom! Learn about gardening practices that deter deer such as fencing, repellents, devices, and plants that deer don't like.

Mon, Jan 25, 9:00am - 9:15am
Virtual Branch
Science, technology, engineering, art, math? What will we talk about this week? Kindergarten through fifth graders are invited to join Calvert Library each week for It's Elementary! Enjoy a story followed by a fun at-home STEAM based activity using common household items!

Mon, Jan 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
From IMDB: "Sandy, a geologist, finds herself stuck on a field trip to the Pilbara desert with a Japanese man she finds inscrutable, annoying and decidedly arrogant. Hiromitsu's view of her is not much better. Things go from bad to worse when they become stranded in one of the most remote regions on earth. Japanese Story is a journey of change and discovery for its two lead characters."

Tue, Jan 26, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Branch
Storytime is back in session online! Join your favorite librarian as we continue to develop early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. We will introduce early literacy and demonstrate ways to nurture pre-reading skills while you are at home. You can find all our Storytime Online presentations on Calvert Library's Facebook and YouTube.

Tue, Jan 26, 9:00am - 10:00am
Calvert Chamber of Commerce Zoom Room
Join Dr. Michelle Folsom Elder from the Calvert County Health Department as she provides COVID-19 updates, including available resources, protocols and vaccine news. A Q&A session will be available during this event. You must register for this event. Zoom instructions will be sent in your confirmation email. Sponsored by Calvert Chamber Business Advisory Committee.
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Tue, Jan 26, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual Branch
Book discussion for adults, playtime for kids!

Wed, Jan 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for adults. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Adults" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Jan 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Jan 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for teens. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Teens" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Jan 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1 calvpr
Tweens and teens, join us for some online chess! All ability levels are welcome, and we will be happy to provide an overview of the game if you are just getting started. An email with the meeting link will be sent out an hour before the event. If you don't receive one, please check your spam folder.

Wed, Jan 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 2 calvrsvp
Make a mini wall hanging while you learn the basics of weaving and making your own loom! Please register to receive an emailed link to the Zoom event an hour before it begins. Be sure to check the spam or junk folder of your email if you do not see it in your inbox!

Thu, Jan 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Southern Branch - Parking Lot
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, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch
Calvert Library is launching its own Discord server for teens, and to celebrate, we are playing the popular Jackbox games. These games are easy to play and offer a ton of unique experiences such writing raps for giant robots and designing absurd t-shirts.

Thu, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Join us each month as we read, discuss, and digest one of our favorite culinary novels. We begin this brand-new series with The Widow Clicquot, the story of a woman who left her indelible mark on one of the most famous champagne houses in the world.
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Mon, Feb 01, 9:00am - 9:15am
Virtual Branch
Science, technology, engineering, art, math? What will we talk about this week? Kindergarten through fifth graders are invited to join Calvert Library each week for It's Elementary! Enjoy a story followed by a fun at-home STEAM based activity using common household items!

Tue, Feb 02, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Branch
Storytime is back in session online! Join your favorite librarian as we continue to develop early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. We will introduce early literacy and demonstrate ways to nurture pre-reading skills while you are at home. You can find all our Storytime Online presentations on Calvert Library's Facebook and YouTube.

Wed, Feb 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for adults. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Adults" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for teens. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Teens" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Join us this month to discuss "The Water Dancer" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Hosted by Calvert Library Southern Branch and Lotus Kitchen, via Zoom. Please register to receive an emailed link to the discussion. The even begins at 6:30 p.m., but you may log in as early as 6:00 p.m. to chat. Registration closes at 6p.m. the day before the event.

Wed, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
On February 3, 1959, rock & roll legends, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and ?The Big Bopper? died violently in a frozen Iowa field. The event was the first tragedy of the rock & roll era and was later called ?The Day the Music Died.? Learn about the final, fatal tour of the three stars and the fateful conditions, events and decisions that led to the tragedy.
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Thu, Feb 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1 calvpr
Have you always longed to drink beer and talk detective books with a librarian? Pints and Private Eyes is a book group for fans of noir, detective and crime fiction. We are currently meeting online on the first Thursday of the month from 7 - 8pm. Register for the link!

Fri, Feb 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Rod & Reel Parking Lot 4160 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
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. NEW LOCATION: Rod & Reel Parking Lot 4160 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

Mon, Feb 08, 9:00am - 9:15am
Virtual Branch
Science, technology, engineering, art, math? What will we talk about this week? Kindergarten through fifth graders are invited to join Calvert Library each week for It's Elementary! Enjoy a story followed by a fun at-home STEAM based activity using common household items!

Mon, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Fairview Branch - Parking Lot
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.

Tue, Feb 09, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Branch
Storytime is back in session online! Join your favorite librarian as we continue to develop early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. We will introduce early literacy and demonstrate ways to nurture pre-reading skills while you are at home. You can find all our Storytime Online presentations on Calvert Library's Facebook and YouTube.

Wed, Feb 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for adults. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Adults" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for teens. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Teens" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Calvert Library Prince Frederick - 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.

Sat, Feb 13, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Branch
Beginner or big-time, confident or compulsive, stuck or star-lit! All are welcome. Expect a friendly session of discussion, editing and support. Register to receive a link to participate an hour before the event.

Sat, Feb 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1 calvpr
Join us on Zoom! Learn how to plan your garden, start vegetables from seed, choosing fast growing cultivars, pruning techniques, and crop rotation.

Sun, Feb 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1 calvpr
Valentine's Day during the time of Covid is much like a Jane Austen novel. As we lead our quiet, domestic lives, we inquire regularly on each other's health and we take brisk walks followed by a cup of tea! Sound familiar? If you are a Jane Austen fan, or want to be, join in for a fun discussion of her works and her lasting impact. Book and movie recommendations will be included.

Mon, Feb 15, 9:00am - 9:15am
Virtual Branch
Science, technology, engineering, art, math? What will we talk about this week? Kindergarten through fifth graders are invited to join Calvert Library each week for It's Elementary! Enjoy a story followed by a fun at-home STEAM based activity using common household items!

Tue, Feb 16, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Branch
Storytime is back in session online! Join your favorite librarian as we continue to develop early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. We will introduce early literacy and demonstrate ways to nurture pre-reading skills while you are at home. You can find all our Storytime Online presentations on Calvert Library's Facebook and YouTube.

Tue, Feb 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Branch
Calvert Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Tue, Feb 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 3 pflibit
Join us this month on Zoom for an online discussion of "An American Marriage" by Tayari jones. Please register so we can email you the link to join the discussion. The link will come an hour before the event.

Wed, Feb 17, 9:00am - 11:00am
Virtual Branch
Offered by Maryland Department of Labor, American Job Center, this is an interactive workshop with information on how to navigate the MWE website and set up an account, as well as basic resume and cover letter writing help. Looking for a job, or a better job? Don't miss this free class. There will be an opportunity for one-on-one help as well. Registration closes one day before the event.

Wed, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for adults. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Adults" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Branch
Listen to the first chapters of popular, new and recommended books for teens. New chapters are posted every week. Search "Calvert Library's Book Bites for Teens" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Wed, Feb 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch
This workshop offered by Maryland Department of Labor, American Job Center is for the experienced, seasoned jobseeker who wants to step into a new role! We will cover going after the dream, making your skillset fit into a new career path and most importantly working around those subtle and not-so-subtle age and over-experience barriers. Registration closes one day prior to the event.

Wed, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Branch
Join us for a lively discussion about Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan!

Wed, Feb 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch
The Little Book of Hygge - The Danish Way to Live Well introduced the world to hygge. Hygge has been described as, "the pursuit of everyday pleasures," "cozy togetherness," and "the absence of annoyance."
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Wed, Feb 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Ms. Glennor Shirley reveals her fascinating life journey and career in libraries that included becoming the Coordinator of Library Services for the Maryland Prison System where she witnessed the healing power of access to literature and information.
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Thu, Feb 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Presented by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA)
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