Winter is coming….and so are the holidays! Whether that makes you feel merry or stressed, let Calvert Library help you celebrate the season in style. With a variety of events for all ages, there is something for everyone this December at your local library. For information about these or other events, please call 410-535-0291 or visit us on the web at calvertlibrary.info.
Gingerbread House Workshops
Saturday, December 3 / 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick & Southern Branches / All Ages
Saturday, December 10 / 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM / Calvert Library Fairview Branch & Twin Beaches Branch hosting at Northeast Community Center / All Ages
Come and celebrate the holiday season by building a small gingerbread house. Each participant is asked to bring a bag of any edible item to share with the group to decorate all the gingerbread houses. Open to all ages, but each person making a house must be registered.
Shop with Friends
Saturday, December 3 / 9:00 AM-2:00 PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick /All Ages
Join the Friends of Calvert Library for some great gifts for the reader and library-lover in your crowd! We'll have like-new books and other gifts that readers would love for sale. A Friends membership makes a thoughtful gift as well!
Wednesday, December 7 / 6:00 PM-8:30PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick / Adults
Our monthly Cinema Café film series is back with a holiday romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman, and many other notable British actors. It’s a gem of a film set in London during the busy holiday season. You may ask yourself, “What is ‘love’ actually?” Rated R. Light refreshments.
Holiday Evening Storytime
Wednesday, December 7 / 6:30 PM-7:30 PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick / Children
Thursday, December 8 / 6:30 PM-7:15 PM / Calvert Library Southern Branch / Children
Thursday, December 8 / 7:00 PM-7:45 PM / Calvert Library Fairview Branch / Children
Wednesday, December 14 / 6:30 PM-7:15 PM / Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch / Children
Celebrate winter holidays around the globe with stories, songs, traditions and treats. No registration. Children of all ages.
Teen Movie Night
Tuesday, December 13 / 6:00 PM-8:30 PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick / Teens
Come hang out for movie night - popcorn and fun times included! Join Nemo and friends in finding Dory!
Get in the Holiday Spirit
Thursday, December 15 / 7:00 PM-8:30 PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick / Adults
Get in the Holiday Spirit with members of the Chesapeake Garden Club. Come enjoy refreshments, music, and new ideas for decorating. Watch flower arrangements created and get the chance to win them! Limited attendance, so please sign up and save yourself a seat.
On the Go to Festival of Lights
Friday, December 16 / 4:30 PM-9:30 PM / Sunderland Park ‘n Ride / All Ages
Calvert Library is on the go! Join us as we take a motor coach to the Washington DC Temple to see over 650,000 outdoor Christmas lights, a life-size Nativity, international Crèches and a musical performance by the Sundwall Family Singers. Rain or shine, we depart from the Sunderland Park ‘n Ride at 4:30 PM and return by 9:30 PM. $20 nonrefundable tickets can be purchased at any Calvert Library location. Bring your own snacks to enjoy on the bus as no food is allowed at the Visitors’ Center.
Holiday Concert & Sing-along
Monday, December 19 / 7:00 PM-8:00 PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick / All Ages
It’s a holiday tradition—visit the library for the always-popular holiday concert and singalong! Vocalists Emily Bowen Mudd, Nathan Bowen, Jennifer Cooper, and Peter Crews will be accompanied by the talented Sandy Griese and will share some of their favorite seasonal tunes to get you in the holiday frame of mind. The concert will culminate in a singalong for the whole family, with a side of hot cocoa! Pajamas and holiday-themed sweaters welcome.
Ready, Set, Snow!
Tuesday, December 20 / 6:30 PM-8:00 PM / Calvert Library Prince Frederick / Tweens
Do you wanna build a snowman? Bonnie Blackwell, from Sweet Dreams Candy Shoppe in St. Leonard, will help tweens in 5th-7th grades do just that with a candy-decorating workshop! Participants will get plenty of hands-on experience while they learn about the history of chocolate and create their own festive snowman using marshmallows, melted chocolate, and other tasty ingredients. Space is limited; register today for Ready, Set, Snow!
Countdown to Noon Year
Saturday, December 31 / 11:15 AM-12:15 PM / Calvert Library Southern Branch / Children
Get ready to make some noise for the New Year! Ring in 2017 at Calvert Library Southern Branch with stories, crafts and more. It'll all end with a big countdown to 12 o'clock--noon, that is--and an apple juice toast!
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