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Short Film Contest & Viewing

2023-02-11 14:00:00 2023-02-11 16:00:00 America/New_York Short Film Contest & Viewing Books, Nature, Community: Do any of those give you an idea for a short film? Want the entire community to see it? Join us as we watch a selection of your submitted films and vote for a winner! Leonardtown Library - Meeting Rooms 1&2

Saturday, February 11
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-11 14:00:00 2023-02-11 16:00:00 America/New_York Short Film Contest & Viewing Books, Nature, Community: Do any of those give you an idea for a short film? Want the entire community to see it? Join us as we watch a selection of your submitted films and vote for a winner! Leonardtown Library - Meeting Rooms 1&2

Leonardtown Library

Meeting Rooms 1&2

Books, Nature, Community: Do any of those give you an idea for a short film? Want the entire community to see it? Join us as we watch a selection of your submitted films and vote for a winner!

Members of our community will submit films for viewing consideration. The top films will be selected for viewing by the community inside the library. Anyone is welcome to come watch! Chairs will be set up, though you are welcome to bring blankets to sit on as well. BYOP (Bring Your Own Popcorn (or any other snacks you may like)).

Upon entry to the viewing, everyone will receive a ticket. That ticket will then be used at the end of the event to vote for the winner! That’s right! YOU select the winner! So, submit a short film for a chance to win a prize! A winner from each category will win a trophy and a movie pass for the Lexington Exchange theater. The overall winner will receive an Amazon gift card! However, feel free to just come on out and watch some great local cinema! We hope to see you there!

If you’re interested in submitting a short film:

  • Films must be based around one of the following themes (this can be done as loosely as you would like):
    • Books
    • Nature
    • Community
  • Must be of your own creation. If a film is based upon another person's life or upon a book or another work, applicant must secure any necessary rights to make an adaptation unless based in the public domain. By entering the competition, you acknowledge that you have secured any and all necessary rights.
    • Applicants are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights and permissions for third-party materials included in their films, including but not limited to music, trademarks, logos, etc. The St. Mary's County Library expressly disclaims all liability or responsibility for any violations of the foregoing.
  • Filmmakers must be residents of Southern Maryland (Calvert, Charles, or St. Mary’s County).
  • Films must be in English and/or have English subtitles.
  • Duration must be longer than 1 minute, but must not exceed 10 minutes.
  • Film must not contain any inappropriate, graphic, explicit, or obscene language and/or imagery.
    • The library maintains the right to disqualify any films containing this subject matter or content. If you have questions about this, please email bthorne@stmalib.org.
  • Films should be saved and submitted as a .MP4, .MOV, .AVI, .MKV, or .MPEG (must be playable via VLC)
  • There is a limit of one (1) entry per person or group. Any additional entries will be void.
  • Submit your film by emailing it to bthorne@stmalib.org by 11:59 p.m., Saturday, January 21st.
  • If your film is selected, you will be sent an agreement form by Friday, February 3rd by 5pm. This form must be signed and sent back by Friday, February 10th to be eligible for the Short Film Viewing the following day.
  • A maximum of 20 films will be selected for viewing pending submission lengths.
     

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EVENT TYPE: | Technology | Lifelong Learning | Art & DIY |

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Leonardtown Library

Phone: 301-475-2846

Hours
Mon, Jan 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jan 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jan 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jan 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jan 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jan 28 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 29 Closed

Upcoming events

Fri, Jan 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Rooms 1&2
Excavate your own dinosaur egg! Discover human and dinosaur bones through wild facts, tasks, games, and activities with some amazing results!
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jan 27, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room 1
Art is all about self-expression, but having some guidance never hurt anyone. Artist Deb McClure will be here, prepped with exercises and guidance, to help you create art that truly speaks to you.

Tue, Jan 31, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jan 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jan 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jan 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Canceled
Wed, Feb 01, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Three Oaks Center staff will be in the lobby to answer questions about homelessness resources and intake for services.

Wed, Feb 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Makerspace
We need you! Calling all teens to take action at your library.

Thu, Feb 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Fri, Feb 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Makerspace
Learn to use the Cricut cutting machine by making your own rolled paper flowers.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 04, 9:15am - 12:15pm
Meeting Room 2
FREE Core of Knowledge training for childcare providers. The Growing Brain is an innovative course from Zero to Three that provides a toolkit of how the brain develops step-by-step, neuron-by-neuron.

Sat, Feb 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Makerspace
Visit our makerspace to make a craft with our 3D Pens. This program is for upper elementary aged children to do with a caregiver! Please register every member of your family that is attending.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 07, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room 2
Do you like anime or manga?

Canceled
Wed, Feb 08, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Three Oaks Center staff will be in the lobby to answer questions about homelessness resources and intake for services.

Wed, Feb 08, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Zoom Room 1
FREE Core of Knowledge training for childcare providers. The Growing Brain is an innovative course from Zero to Three that provides a toolkit of how the brain develops step-by-step, neuron-by-neuron.

Thu, Feb 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Fri, Feb 10, All day
Have you ever heard of Book of the Month? What about OwlCrate?Register

Sat, Feb 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Rooms 1&2
Books, Nature, Community: Do any of those give you an idea for a short film? Want the entire community to see it? Join us as we watch a selection of your submitted films and vote for a winner!

Tue, Feb 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lobby
Representatives will be here to educate and assist those who are seeking new employment or career opportunties.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Computer Lab
Interested in starting your genealogical research but do not know how to start? Join us as we provide an overview of Ancestry Library Edition, a free service available at St. Mary's County Library.

Canceled
Wed, Feb 15, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Three Oaks Center staff will be in the lobby to answer questions about homelessness resources and intake for services.

Wed, Feb 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Rooms 1&2
In the tv show Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, where did Will spend most of his days?

Wed, Feb 15, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Zoom Room 3
FREE Core of Knowledge training for childcare providers. The Growing Brain is an innovative course from Zero to Three that provides a toolkit of how the brain develops step-by-step, neuron-by-neuron.

Thu, Feb 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Leonardtown Library to discuss & do a matching themed activity. Be ready to talk about a genre that puts us all at ease while keeping us on our toes.

Fri, Feb 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Computer Lab
Learn the basics of computer spreadsheets with this introductory in-person class.

Mon, Feb 20, All day
The Library is closed in observance of Presidents Day.

Mon, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Zoom Room 1
FREE Core of Knowledge training for childcare providers. The Growing Brain is an innovative course from Zero to Three that provides a toolkit of how the brain develops step-by-step, neuron-by-neuron.

Tue, Feb 21, All day
Ever needed help with a homework question? What about wanting to learn how to knit a sweater?

Tue, Feb 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Feb 21, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Makerspace,Computer Lab
Interested in designing 3D models and 3D printing?

Wed, Feb 22, 9:00am - 11:30am
Lobby
Employees from the St. Mary's County Health Department will be available in the lobby to answer your questions about Narcan and Opioid overdose. No appointment necessary.

Canceled
Wed, Feb 22, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Three Oaks Center staff will be in the lobby to answer questions about homelessness resources and intake for services.

Thu, Feb 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room 2
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 1-3 with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Area
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities for children ages 3-5, with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Feb 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 2
A storytime where sitting is optional, and activities are designed for kids with extra energy. Planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Fri, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room 1
Art is all about self-expression, but having some guidance never hurt anyone. Artist Deb McClure will be here, prepped with exercises and guidance, to help you create art that truly speaks to you.