Edgewood Public Library Programs, Jan 2010

Free Programs for all ages at the Edgewood Branch Library
629 Edgewood Road, Edgewood, MD.  410-612-1600

Edgewood Friends Meeting
Monday Jan 11    4:15-5:15 pm

TAG! (Teen Advisory Group)
Make a difference in the library, have your voice heard!
Bring your friends and meet new ones.
Saturday Jan 16    12:00-12:30 pm

Regular Programs:
The Un-Named Book Club
This is not your typical book club. Join us for an interesting time of discussion and discovery. Thoughts and ideas required.
Grade 6-8 Wednesday Jan 13  4:00 pm

Babies Love Books
Playgroup follows for meeting and mingling.
Ages 6-24 months  Friday Jan 29  10:30 am

Edgewood Senior Center
Tuesday Jan 26  10:30 am
Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Game On! @ Your Library
Match your skills against fellow gamers. Play Xbox or Nintendo Wii.
Saturday Jan 23    2:00-4:00 pm  All ages

It’s Story Time!
Wednesday Jan 11-May 31  10:30 am

Kids Monday Night Book Club
Lively reading and activities.
Grades 1 – 3  Monday Jan 25    6:30-7:30 pm

Young Adult Book Discussion
Gather with other teens and have fun discussing some great books.
Grades 9-12   Wednesday Jan 20    4:00-5:00 pm

Yu-Gi-Oh Dueling Club
Activities include beginning instruction, tournaments and free play.
Grades 5 and up   Saturday Jan 16    12:30-4:30 pm

LEAP Programs:
LEAP: Living and Working in Space
Dr. Don Thomas will speak about his experiences as a veteran astronaut with 4 space shuttle missions. What is it like to see the Earth from 200 miles up? How are simple tasks like eating, sleeping and exercise performed in space? Dr. Thomas currently is the director of the Hackerman Academy of Mathematics and Science at Towson University.  Grades 3-8  Tuesday Jan 12    6:30-7:30 pm

LEAP: Technology
An informal time dedicated to building solar powered cars, testing robots and more!  Grades 4-8  Tuesday Jan 12    3:30-4:30 pm

Special and guest programs:
Monkey Around with Curious George
Monday Jan 11  10:30 am  2 Year to K

Poe: Man of Mystery
A lively discussion of the life and times of Edgar Allan Poe and the mysterious circumstances of his death.
Presented by Jeff Korman of the Maryland State Library Resource Center.  Middle school-adult  Wednesday Jan 20  6:30 pm

Resume Writing Workshop
Tutor.com presents Barbara Safani, author of Happy About My Resume: 50 Tips for Building a Better Document to Secure a Brighter Future.  This webinar will teach you key tips for writing powerful resumes that get the attention of hiring managers.
Tuesday Jan 26  2:00 pm    Tutor.com

Freedom’s Crusade: Stories from the Civil Rights Movement
A look at the past with stories about the Civil Rights Movement.
Grades K-3  Wednesday Feb 24  4:00 pm

Underground Railroad in Your Backyard
Explore local sites along the Underground Railroad on the Chesapeake Bay with storyteller William Starke.
Grades 1-adult  Saturday Feb 6  11:00 am