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March Library Events

Blue Ridge Summit Free Library

Standing Events

Monday - Lego and Wee Build Creation night!!! Let your imagination show its genius! All ages welcome. From 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday – Coffee club in the community room from 4 - 5:30 p.m.! Mingle with the gang for coffee, tea, puzzles, board games, coloring books, etc. Food donations appreciated.

Wednesday – VITT (very important teens and ‘tweens) night. The community room is reserved for teen use from 6:00-7:30 p.m.. Just hang out or play WII, play board games, do puzzles, eat snacks, watch movies, make movies, etc.!

Saturday - Join us at 11 a.m. for Story and Craft Hour and all of its festivities! What could be better than a great book, a good snack, and a fun craft?

Upcoming Special Events

On Mar. 5th please join us for the start of Teen Tech Week! Digital Graphics Club meets at 6:30 p.m.. We will be creating new graphics, animated and static, for our digital sign.

Join us at the library on Mar. 7th from 6 - 7:30 p.m. for a Homemade Bots workshop as Teen Tech Week continues. Please register at the library by Mar. 1st by calling 717-794-2240.

Teen Tech week free movie at the Library will be Thor:Ragnorak, rated PG-13, on Mar. 8th. Come view the wonders of advanced civilizations and an epic struggle for survival. Movie will start at 6 p.m..

Family Game Night at the Blue Ridge Summit Free Library is on Mar. 12th from 6 - 7:30 p.m.. Board games, puzzles, jenga, WII, etc. Fun for everyone!

On Mar 13th we will have our scherenschnitte get together with Bill Hammann at 6 p.m.. New members are welcome, old members are appreciated. Please bring your knives and boards if previous students. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult. Makes a great family project!

Our brand new cooking club will start on March 15th. We will be concentrating on beautiful, stomach pleasing, healthful recipes. To celebrate the ides of March, we will be going Italian. Club starts at 6:30 p.m..

The Fabulous Fables and Films club is meeting at 6 p.m. at the library on Mar. 19th. Movies, graphic novels, books, and cool crafts will be showcased. This Club is geared for tweens, teens, and adults. Wear your green, we are traveling to Ireland this month!

Summit Stitchers Quilt Club is meeting on Mar. 20th at 5:30 p.m. New members and new projects always welcome! Any skill level may attend.

Join us for great books and good conversation at the Adult Reading Group at the Library. We will be meeting on Mar 29th at 6 p.m.. New members welcome.

Frederick County Library

Emmitsburg Library

Yoga (Adults) - March 1 and March 15, 6 - 7:45 p.m. Beginning yoga classes presented by Jon Phebus of Yoga to You.

STEAM Explorers (Grades 2-5) - March 7, 2 - 3 p.m., 3/07: Printmaking; 3/21: Playing Chess; 4/04: Technology; 4/18: Kitchen Science; 5/02: Watercolor Flowers; 5/16: Sewing Felt Wallets.

R.E.A.D with Wags for Hope (Grades K-5) - March 15, 5 - 6 p.m., Children read to Reading Education Assistance Dogs.

Women's History Month: March 10, 1 – 2 p.m., Learn about women in science with Ada Twist, Scientist. Listen to the book and put your own scientific skills to work!

Women's History Month: Women's Empowerment Panel (Grades 6-Adult) - March 12, 5 – 6 p.m., Panel discussion with Mount St. Mary's University Women's Empowerment Group about education, careers, and success.

Seed to Garden (Adults) - March 20, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m., A Master Gardener's guide to starting plants indoors from seed. Get a head start on your garden!

Adorable DIY Yarn Birds (Grades 6-12) - March 24, 1 – 2 p.m., Celebrate spring by creating a flock of feathered friends with this fun and easy yarn craft.

Family Storytime (Ages 0+) - March 27, 6:30 - 7 p.m., Songs, stories, and fun for the whole family. Designed for ages 0 and up with a caregiver.

Preschool Explorers (Ages 3-5) - March 28, 11 - 11:30 am, Hands-on enrichment activities based on the preschool storytime theme.

I Spy: Peeps (Ages 2-10) - March 31, 10 – noon. Our colorful cut-out peeps are on the loose! See if you can help us find them all.

Thurmont Regional Library

Pringles Can Bird Feeder (Grades 5-12) - March 1, 6- 7 p.m.. Look what you can make from a Pringles can! All supplies provided.

Tabletop Gaming (Grades K-12) - March 3, 2:30 - 4 p.m.. Games with friends! We'll be on the deck, weather permitting.

Community Art (Ages 2-18) - March 4, 1 - 4 p.m.. Drop in anytime to make your mark on a mural that will hang in the library throughout Youth Art Month.

Author Event: Brett Busang, I Shot Bruce (Adult) - March 5, 7 - 8:30 p.m.. The author of "I Shot Bruce" and other books shares his outlook on a life lived through writing and art.

Smartphones 101 (Adult) - March 7, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.. Basic instruction for Android and Apple phones, including cloud storage, Google backup and data usage. BYO smartphone.

Chess Club (Grades K - Adult) - March 10, 11- 12:30 p.m.. For beginners to advanced players. Learn, play and sharpen your skills.

Reception for Youth Art Month - March 11, 2- 4 p.m.. We're celebrating the artistic talents of local students. See their original artwork on display throughout the library.

Thurmont Middle School Band Ensemble - March 11, 2 - 2:30 p.m.. A performance to celebrate Youth Art Month at the library with Suzanne Buxbaum, band instructor.

Math Skills for Preschoolers (Ages 3-5) - March 12, 11 - 11:45 a.m.. Have fun practicing number recognition and important math skills using books, active play and games.

Thurmont Friends Book Club (Adult) - March 12, 7 - 8:30 p.m.. Hosted by the Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library and open to adult readers in the community who are interested in discussing books.

Drama Club (Grades 6-12) - March 15 & 29, 5 - 6 p.m.. Are you interested in acting, costumes, or helping with props? Bring your talents to a new community drama club.

The Lost Pot of Gold Puppet Show (Ages 0-10) - March 16, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a puppet show and craft.

R.E.A.D. with Wags for Hope (Grades K-5) - March 17, 11 – noon. Children read to Reading Education Assistance Dogs.

Women's History Month: Suffragette Film and Discussion (Grades 9-Adult) - March 20, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.. Screening of "Suffragette and discussion facilitated by Mount St. Mary's University Women's Empowerment Group.

Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library - March 20, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.. Everyone is invited to be a Friend to help support library activities.

Women's History Month: American Girl Crafternoon (Grades 1-6) - March 21, 4 – 5 p.m.. Celebrate your favorite American Girl dolls with a variety of fun crafts that you can take home, use, and wear!

Up the Creek: Brook Trout in the Streams of Catoctin Mountain (Grades 10-Adult) - March 22, 7 – 9 p.m.. National Park Service Biologist Lindsey Donaldson discusses current status of native brook trout in area streams. This Preservation Program is being presented as a partnership between The Catoctin Forest Alliance and the Thurmont Regional Library.

Curious Minds: Introduction to the Memory Lab (Adult) - March 26, 2 - 3:30 p.m.. The library can help you learn how to digitize family memories, record family histories, and remix them into a personal narrative using our Memory Lab equipment.

Historic Route 40 - Part 2 (Adult) - March 27, 7 - 9: p.m.. Photographer/author Russell Poole presents the second part of his photographic tour based on his book "America's Road: Across The Historic National Road."