LIBRARY HOURS
Mon-Thur 9am - 9pm
Friday 12pm - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed

Events at Calvert Library

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Special

Check Out Your Community

Explore the amenities your community has to offer. With your library card you can check out free "passes" to various pools, parks, museums and more!

Maximizing Your Credit Score, Minimizing Your Debt - Apr 23

Join us for a free Money Smart Week Workshop. Learn about credit reports, credit scores, building credit, and choosing credit products like credit cards, car loans, student loans and mortgages. Taught by Maryland Cash (Creating Assets, Savings & Hope) Campaign.

Landscape Painters in the Mid Atlantic, Yesterday and Today - Apr 26

Gary Pendleton presents a history of outdoor painting in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

Basic Bicycle Mechanic Class - Apr 27

Basic Bicycle Mechanic Class presented by the Calvert Cyclists & Trails Coalition and the Patuxent Adventure Center. We'll be covering flat repair with demos, road safety and basic bicycle care! This is a free class and no reservation is necessary.

Get the Most Out of Your Patuxent Paddling Adventure - Apr 29

Thanks to a partnership among the Patuxent River Commission, State, County and non-profits, scores of public launch points, camp sites and eco-tourism destinations permit the public to paddle through history, cultural treasures and natural resource wonders along the river. The Patuxent Riverkeeper will offer a briefing on how to navigate the trail, find points of interest, plan paddling itineraries and stay safe on the Patuxent Water Trail.


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Gaming

Learn Mahjongg, Bridge and More
Come observe experienced Mahjongg and Bridge players and then try your hand with their mentoring.

Chess at the Library
Looking to play? Looking to learn? We've got you covered.

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Workshops

Garden Smarter
Calvert County Master Gardeners share their expertise on various gardening and landscaping topics throughout the year.  Something for all levels of gardeners.

Creative Memoirs
Turn the stories of your life into interesting reading for everyone

Writers by the Bay
All writers and would-be writers are welcome to come for professional critique & camaraderie.

Resume and Cover Letter Workshops
Need help with your resume? Join job counselor Sandra Holler in a small group to learn what makes a strong resume and cover letter. If you have one started, bring it with you so editing can happen on the spot.

Technology Workshops & Events

Calvert Library offers one hour one-on-one computer classes. Please call the library to schedule. Topics include:

  • Mouse (Mousercise) and Keyboarding (Online tutorial)
  • Create a Resume and Search for a Job Online
  • Using Microsoft Word 2010
  • Setting up and using Facebook
  • Setting up an Email Account
  • Web Basics Class

 

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Community

Calvert Eats Local
Meets monthly to discuss local food and resource options. Don't miss our local potlucks!

Swap Events
Too much stuff? Looking for an environmental and community-friendly way to get rid of it? Check out these events!

Knitting, Crocheting, Sewing & Portable Crafting Events
Knitting, crocheting, sewing, and portable crafting group open to anyone wanting to join in and share talents, crafting time or learn a new skill.

 

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Film

Cinema Cafe
First Wednesdays of each month, lights go down at 6:00 pm and a film will be presented followed by a short discussion ending by 8:30 pm. Popcorn will be served.

Southern Matinee
Relax at Calvert Library Southern Branch in Solomons with a great movie once a month on the fourth Fridays at 1pm.

 

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Tween & Teen

Tween/Teen Event Calendar

Don't miss a single awesome Tween or Teen event!

Chess at the Library
Looking to play? Looking to learn? We've got you covered.

Drama Tweens: Opera Edition
Get to know Opera! Opera is all around us, from TV commercials to movies. So, what’s all the drama about? A guest instructor will be on hand to talk about music, costumes, and more. Be prepared to get creative! Registration required.
Thursday, Feb. 5
6:30 - 8:30pm
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Breaking and Making: Coding for Tweens
Ever wonder how computers know how to do all the cool things they do? What if you were the one telling a computer what to do? Coding is the key! Garrison LeMasters of Georgetown University will show us the code behind the popular computer game, “Brick Breaker.” Then we will have fun “breaking” that code, and re-writing the code to “make" it our own! Registration required.
Thursday, March 5
6:30 - 8:00pm
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Blackout Poetry for Tweens
Unleash your inner poet and artist by creating blackout poetry! You’ll have the chance to draw in the book of your choice, create poems, and share with your friends. Registration required.
Thursday, April 2
6:30 - 8:00pm
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Manga Otaku Creators Night
Tuesdays, Feb. 3, March 3 & April 7
7 - 8:30 pm
Twin Beaches Branch

Karaoke, Coffehouse and Open Mic Night

Teens! Express your inner (or outer) stardom and join us for a live a Karaoke and Open Mic Night. Sing/dance/recite/chat or simply rock out!  Coffee, tea, and cocoa provided.
Thursday, Jan 15
Calvert Library Prince Frederick

Minecraft Free Play

Join us for an evening of Minecraft free play. Registration required. Grades 1st and up. Register for Minecraft Free Play at Twin Beaches Branch.

Thursday, January 29 @ 7pm