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Fun Fact Friday : Black History Month Edition

2021-02-19 18:00:00 2021-02-19 18:05:00 America/New_York Fun Fact Friday : Black History Month Edition Online

Friday, February 19
6:00pm - 6:05pm

Add to Calendar 2021-02-19 18:00:00 2021-02-19 18:05:00 America/New_York Fun Fact Friday : Black History Month Edition Join us every Friday in February as we share interesting facts and achievements of African Americans during Black History Month. Online

Join us every Friday in February as we share interesting facts and achievements of African Americans during Black History Month.

This video will premiere on Facebook every Friday at 6 pm. 

Online

virtualservices@stmalib.org
Phone: 301-475-2846

About the library

Please submit accessibility requests at least 72 hours in advance to virtualservices@stmalib.org.


Hours
Mon, Feb 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Feb 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sun, Feb 28 Closed

Upcoming events

Mon, Mar 01, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Register with an email address to receive the link to a trivia game and test your knowledge! The game is multiple choice questions and speed matters!

Tue, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Zoom Room 2
Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A with members of the Southern Maryland Small Business Development Center, as well as experts in legal and financial issues that affect small businesses.

Tue, Mar 02, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Room 1
Celebrate the greatest American pastime: Reading! Join us for a live online reading for children of "Horton Hears A Who" by Dr. Seuss, a story about kindness and helping others.

Thu, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Room 1
There’s an Imposter Among Us! Don’t be sus. Can you and the other Crewmates complete tasks before you’re thwarted by the Impostor? Join us in the 4 - 10 co-op online game of Among Us!
This event is full

Thu, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Room 2
Watch the film and then join moderator Kelsey Bush as he discusses the documentary 'Black Men in White Coats' with special guests Dr. Emmanuel Atiemo, MD and Dr. Chile Ahaghotu, MD, MBA, MHL, FACS.

Fri, Mar 05, 9:00am - 9:15am
Join Ms. Sue and other librarian friends as we read a story, sing silly songs and share fun activities.

Fri, Mar 05, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Trying to find your next awesome read? Listen to the first chapter of some great books recommended for teens and tweens by library staff. We hope you get hooked and want to read the rest!

Sat, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Zoom Room 1
A book discussion series for veterans led by Vietnam veteran & author Wayne Karlin. For more information contact Kimberlé Fields at 301-863-8188 or kfields@stmalib.org.

Sat, Mar 06, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Zoom Room 2
Celebrate the beloved children’s classic “The Paper Bag Princess” by Robert Munsch about a brave princess who uses her brains and determination to stand up to a dragon.

Sat, Mar 06, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom Room 3
Chair Yoga - Give your body some gentle movement while seated in a supportive chair with a sturdy back. We will focus on intentional breathing and gentle stretching of the neck, arms, and torso.

Mon, Mar 08, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Register with an email address to receive the link to a trivia game and test your knowledge! The game is multiple choice questions and speed matters!

Tue, Mar 09, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Connect straws to create lines & shapes! Join them together to engineer structures as tall as you! What will you discover about design and construction as you build?

Tue, Mar 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Room 1
Join fellow crafters who love all things fiber - virtually! Registration is required (with an email address). You'll receive an email with a link to join the Zoom meeting before the program.

Wed, Mar 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Room 1
Join Barb Whipkey, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Lexington Park and LaPlata, as she shares information with us about the birds who may be nesting in our yards.

Thu, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Room 1
There’s an Imposter Among Us! Don’t be sus. Can you and the other Crewmates complete tasks before you’re thwarted by the Impostor? Join us in the 4 - 10 co-op online game of Among Us!

Fri, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 1
Each month we will discuss a different mystery novel. This month's title will be Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz.

Sat, Mar 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join Loretta Woodward Veney, healthcare advocate expert, as she speaks about the following topics: Register

Sat, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us to learn the basics of gardening and how to plant your seeds with the guidance of an experienced gardener!

Mon, Mar 15, All day
Stop and pick up a craft kit with everything you need to make a magical unicorn bookmark! Slip it onto the corner of your page and never lose your place in a book again.

Mon, Mar 15, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Register with an email address to receive the link to a trivia game and test your knowledge! The game is multiple choice questions and speed matters!

Tue, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 1
Find new understanding and ideas to help kids overcome some of life's bumps in the road.

Tue, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal as they discuss their best-selling book, "I’m Not Dying With You Tonight," inspired by the death of Baltimorean Freddie Gray in this event from Maryland Humanities.Register

Wed, Mar 17, 9:00am - 11:00am
St. Mary's, Calvert, and Charles Counties are collaborating on a joint partnership with the Maryland Department of Labor. Join us for monthly virtual classes relating to employment and training.Register

Wed, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. Mary's, Calvert, and Charles Counties are collaborating on a joint partnership with the Maryland Department of Labor. Join us for monthly virtual classes relating to employment and training.Register

Wed, Mar 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 1
History webinar with historian William diGiacomantonio on Mount Vernon Conference of 1785.

Wed, Mar 17, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Room 2
Each month we will discuss a different romance novel. All books will be available in both eBook and audiobook format on Hoopla. March's title is Lord Of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase.

Thu, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Room 1
There’s an Imposter Among Us! Don’t be sus. Can you and the other Crewmates complete tasks before you’re thwarted by the Impostor? Join us in the 4 - 10 co-op online game of Among Us!
Registration opens Thursday, March 4 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Mar 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Room 2
Complete a watercolor project in this two part series!

Fri, Mar 19, 9:00am - 9:15am
Come get fun, new sensory play ideas for babies and toddlers! Demonstrated activities may be messy but will include easily accessible supplies.

Mon, Mar 22, All day
Need a buddy while you read? Craft a colorful Book Buddy bookmark with your preschooler! Guard your place in your book with a fierce, friendly, googley-eyed bookmark!

Mon, Mar 22, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Register with an email address to receive the link to a trivia game and test your knowledge! The game is multiple choice questions and speed matters!

Mon, Mar 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 2
Learn all about Italy from an Italian!

Mon, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 1
National bestselling author Erika Robuck, will join us live on Zoom to discuss her newest book "The Invisible Woman".

Tue, Mar 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Room 1
Join fellow crafters who love all things fiber - virtually! Registration is required (with an email address). You'll receive an email with a link to join the Zoom meeting before the program.

Wed, Mar 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Room 2
Turn a hardware store burn can into a simple, but animal-resistant composting bin!

Thu, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Room 1
There’s an Imposter Among Us! Don’t be sus. Can you and the other Crewmates complete tasks before you’re thwarted by the Impostor? Join us in the 4 - 10 co-op online game of Among Us!
Registration opens Thursday, March 4 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Mar 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Room 2
Complete a watercolor project in this two part series!

Fri, Mar 26, All day
Are you feeling a little stressed? We're bringing some chill to your day with our Stress-Less Kits!

Fri, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 2:05pm
Follow along as we create a Easter themed craft!

Fri, Mar 26, 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Zoom Room 1
The Cragmaw Goblins have deployed their most elite warriors to take back their treasure from the town of Sandpoint!

Mon, Mar 29, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Register with an email address to receive the link to a trivia game and test your knowledge! The game is multiple choice questions and speed matters!

Mon, Mar 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 2
Learn all about Spain from a Spaniard!

Mon, Mar 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 1
Archaeologist Jim Gibb describes the process by which the Stephens plantation was identified and studied, and what we have learned about European settlers on Indian lands in the early Colonial period.