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2024-05-28 18:00:00 2024-05-28 19:45:00 America/New_York Common Thread Whether you have been stitching for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things fabric and fiber. Lexington Park Library - Meeting Room B

Tuesday, May 28
6:00pm - 7:45pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-28 18:00:00 2024-05-28 19:45:00 America/New_York Common Thread Whether you have been stitching for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things fabric and fiber. Lexington Park Library - Meeting Room B

Lexington Park Library

Meeting Room B

Whether you have been stitching for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things fabric and fiber.

Open to knitters, crocheters, quilters, embroiderers, cross-stitchers, and any other kind of needleworkers. Bring your current project, mingle with like-minded makers, and swap patterns, ideas, or tips. Basic supplies available, if needed. All skill levels welcome.

Registration is recommended.

St. Mary’s County Library makes every effort to make events and programs accessible and inclusive. More information about how we do this is provided on our website’s Event Accessibility page.

AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Lifelong Learning | Art & DIY |

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Lexington Park Library

Phone: 301-863-8188

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

If you need special accommodations for any Library event or program, please submit our Accommodations Request form as soon as possible.

Upcoming events

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lobby
Come say hello to a Master Gardener. Bring your gardening, lawn, plants and insect questions to the for the start of the new growing season.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Longfellow Room
The St. Mary’s County Circuit Court offers a free Family Law Self Help Legal Clinic to provide legal assistance/advice regarding family law.

Thu, Jun 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
School's over, summer's here, let's start it off with a bang! Tell us what YOU think about the library, check out cool activities including games, anime, crafts, and of course PIZZA!

Fri, Jun 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Fri, Jun 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Longfellow Room,Study Room A,Study Room B
Lawyer in the Library provides FREE civil legal services on a variety of topics.

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Join musician Mr. Jon and his puppet friend George the Monkey for a high-energy family concert, and come ready to DANCE!

Mon, Jun 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Lobby
SMCDAHS will be providing community members information regarding programs and services available to the county's senior residents, as well as other segments of the population in need.

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
It's time to party like it's the Year of the Dragon (because it is!). Celebrate the rich heritage of Asia's many cultures with cultural crafts, activities, and a dragon boat race of our own!

Tue, Jun 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Lobby
SMCHD will be providing community members with a variety of health department resources for programs.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for learning-based crafts, games, and activities as we play our way to developing valuable school readiness skills such as fine motor control, following directions, and group participation.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B
Merideth Taylor’s book "Making a Way Out of No Way: Lives of Labor, Love, and Resistance" is a richly imagined, illustrated narrative of 150 years of life in slavery on tobacco plantations in SOMD.

Thu, Jun 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab
This workshop will cover the basics on what you need to know when attending virtual meetings using Zoom.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Jun 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Area
Teens and tweens are invited to come vibe with us for weekly-themed hangouts! Games, art, music and more in store.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B
Do you like anime and manga? Join us for this month’s anime club meeting. We will watch the first episode of two different shows, then have a brief discussion after. Refreshments will be provided.

Fri, Jun 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Fri, Jun 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Rooms A&B
Bring a gently used book (no more than three items please) to the library and leave with a new (to you) book! You'll also learn how to make your very own book log and make one to take home!

Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Tue, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lobby
The Three Oaks Center will connect those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to resources in the tri-county that can help them with benefits, mental health, substance abuse, housing and more.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for learning-based crafts, games, and activities as we play our way to developing valuable school readiness skills such as fine motor control, following directions, and group participation.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Meeting Room B
Whether you have been stitching for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things fabric and fiber.

Wed, Jun 26, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Job seekers can stop by to get job counseling and resume help,search for jobs, and get registered with the Maryland Workforce Exchange.

Wed, Jun 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and activities in Spanish and English! You don't need to know Spanish to enjoy this storytime!

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lobby
Come say hello to a Master Gardener. Bring your gardening, lawn, plants and insect questions to the for the start of the new growing season.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B
We supply the “bricks,” you bring the imagination. Come build something amazing with our LEGO and Duplo pieces!

Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Longfellow Room
The St. Mary’s County Circuit Court offers a free Family Law Self Help Legal Clinic to provide legal assistance/advice regarding family law.

Thu, Jun 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room B
Teens and tweens are invited to come vibe with us for weekly-themed hangouts! Games, art, music and more in store.

Fri, Jun 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Meeting Room B
Do you love picture books? Then join the club! Read adventurously in a community of young readers and share your favorite picture book on the theme of the month!

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Front Lawn
It’s hip. It’s happening. It’s a tie-dye block party. Join us and make your very own groovy garment. Ages 8 to 18.
Register

Fri, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Rooms A&B
Join us for an Ocean of Fun as we explore ocean animals with water, sand and paint!
Registration opens Friday, June 14 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Tue, Jul 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jul 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Tue, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for learning-based crafts, games, and activities as we play our way to developing valuable school readiness skills such as fine motor control, following directions, and group participation.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Wed, Jul 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B
Drop in for open-ended crafting fun. Try one of our sample crafts, or create your own design! All materials provided.

Fri, Jul 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Fri, Jul 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A
Join us to Practice your English speaking skills in a group. This is a fun, casual atmosphere to practice and improve your English. Speakers of all levels are welcome.

Sat, Jul 06, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Saturday Afternoon Tabletop Gaming Hangout! Open tables to play card games, TTRPGs, tabletop games and more!

Tue, Jul 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Tue, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for learning-based crafts, games, and activities as we play our way to developing valuable school readiness skills such as fine motor control, following directions, and group participation.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Meeting Room B
Whether you have been stitching for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things fabric and fiber.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lobby
Come say hello to a Master Gardener. Bring your gardening, lawn, plants and insect questions to the for the start of the new growing season.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B
We supply the “bricks,” you bring the imagination. Come build something amazing with our LEGO and Duplo pieces!

Thu, Jul 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, bounces, songs, and playtime for children birth-2 years with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room B
Teens and tweens are invited to come vibe with us for weekly-themed hangouts! Games, art, music and more in store.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Meeting Rooms A&B
Join Wolf Trap teaching artist Laura Schandelmeier for a deep dive into the world of dance... and math! Learn the elements of dance, move your body, and explore patterns and numbers in new ways.

Fri, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A&B
Free, nutritious lunches for kids 0-18 and their accompanying adults. Lunches must be eaten on-site; no carry-outs.