Seniors looking to improve their driving skills can sign up for the Smart Driver course presented by AARP at the Germantown Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 31. The four-and-a-half hour course will be presented at the Library from 1:00 pm to 3:30 p.m. The library is located at 19840 Century Blvd. Participants can tune up driving skills, learn safe driving strategies and update knowledge of the rules of the road. The instructor will provide information about normal age-relate
The Germantown Library will present local author, Shannon Jones, reading and singing the adaptation of her newest book entitled That’s Just Me” on Sunday, May 17 from 2:30 to 3:30 p. in the Children’s Programming Room. The library is located at 19840 Century Blvd. Families and children of all ages are encouraged to attend. The lively, interactive presentation that is suitable for all ages underscores the important message that children should love and embrace their unique qua
As part of Teen Tech Week the Germantown Public Library, the library will host a Create With Duct Tape workshop where teens in high school and middle school can create their own smartphone case using the magic of duct tape. The library will have many colors and patterns to choose from, and there will be other duct tape wonders to create. The workshop will take place Saturday, March 14, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Germantown Public Library. Registration is required and can
By Kevin O'Rourke The Germantown Library will observe Black History Month with a month-long exhibit entitled the “Making a Difference: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement.” According to Senior Librarian Carolyn Bogardus, the exhibit is on loan from the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore where they were curated, written and designed by Vivian Fisher, manager of the African American Department and Jack Young, art director, with support from Joanna Kudlik. “T
The Germantown Library will host the Shazam Magic Show, starring Peter Wood, at 11:00 am on Saturday, Sept. 20. The show, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Library, is free to all and suitable for ages 5 and older. Tickets will be available after 6:00 pm today, Tuesday, Sept. 16. The Shazam Magic Show will make the skeptics think twice and the kids-at-heart become younger. The show will include acts of mind-reading, card tricks, and sleight-of-hand. Audienc
The Germantown Branch of the Montgomery County Public Library will host a number of events in September, ranging from learning to plant cultivate plants to cultivating a seed for reading success. The library will offer a new program on the ins and outs of using the library’s online resources on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm at the upper level. The program will cover how to renew library materials, set up email notifications, find practice test preparation materials, and create an eRe
Beginning or struggling readers are encouraged to come and read to a dog at 4 pm, as Zachary, a rescued greyhound and certified therapy dog will be at the library. Read to a Dog allows beginning readers and those who want to improve their reading skills a unique opportunity to improve their skills by reading to an audience that won’t judge, and only respond with a tail wag and maybe a nuzzle. This is a first come, first serve event and no registration is required. Also, on Mo
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