Upcoming Events for Adults

E.g., 01/20/2017
E.g., 01/20/2017
Location Program Name Description Date and time
Broadneck American Red Cross Blood Drive You are eligible to donate if you are 17 or older (16 with written parental consent,) weigh a minimum of 110 lbs and are in good health. You may walk in or schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-733-2767. 01/20/2017 - 10:00am
Deale New Year, New You: Style Your Wardrobe Enhance your current wardrobe by learning how to style & pair your clothes in a new way! Please bring 2-3 pieces from your wardrobe that you think are hard to style or a loved item that you want to wear in a new way.  01/21/2017 - 11:00am
Deale New Year, New You: Online Dating Workshop Online dating can be intimidating! Hear about online dating options, tricks for making a good profile, online and offline safety tips and try your hand at taking a profile picture. 01/23/2017 - 2:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Estate Planning, Administration and Wills Attorney Sarah Dwyer-Heidkamp will present on estate planning and administration, including a discussion of the difference between having a Will versus a Trust, Powers of Attorney and Medical Directives. 01/23/2017 - 6:30pm
Deale New Year, New You: Online Dating Workshop Online dating can be intimidating! Hear about online dating options, tricks for making a good profile, online and offline safety tips and try your hand at taking a profile picture. 01/23/2017 - 7:00pm
Crofton Happy Stitchers Bring your knitting project and share your ideas, questions, and love of knitting with others. Learn from the experience of advanced members and assist those who are just beginning. Patterns for infant caps, scarves, and lap blankets are provided.     01/23/2017 - 7:00pm
Mountain Road Movie Time: Frozen (2013)

After the kingdom is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, her sprightly sister Anna teams up with a mountaineer named Kristoff and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the icy spell.

(Rated PG, 108 minutes)

01/24/2017 - 10:00am
Annapolis Lunch and Learn: Mitchell Art Gallery, St. John's College Lucinda Edinberg, Art Educator at Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, will discuss the current exhibit. This first comprehensive exhibition of paintings and lithographs by Ruth Starr Rose (1887-1965) offers a rare glimpse into the lives and spiritual world of rural African American life at the turn of the century on Maryland's Eastern Shore. An Art Students League artist, Rose portrays crab pickers, sailmakers, and soldiers, as well as gospel song illustrations, with a dignity and compassion that expresses her deep love for the residents of the Talbot County towns of Copperville and Unionville. Please bring your lunch and drink. 01/25/2017 - 12:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Brown Bag Book Club: Race in America

Bring your lunch and join Coppin State University English professor Seth Forrest in a discussion of James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time. The book consists of two letters, written on the occasion of the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, that exhort Americans, both black and white, to attack the terrible legacy of racism.

01/25/2017 - 1:00pm
Brooklyn Park Library Steps Out! Start the new year on the right foot, and the left foot! Meet new friends and better health at the library by joining staff for a community walk. Just come to the desk by 4 pm so the group can step out together. Each walk will be about 2 miles or 30 minutes.  01/25/2017 - 4:00pm
Riviera Beach Coloring for Stress Relief Drop in and leave your stress behind as you indulge in adults-only coloring.  01/25/2017 - 6:30pm
Severna Park Protecting Your Wealth from Healthcare Costs in Retirement 72% of retirees and pre-retires say healthcare costs are their #1 concern.  Healthcare costs in retirement are a huge responsibility and may be bigger than you think.  We will review popular case studies that may be applicable to you. Learn the important considerations when estimating your annual healthcare costs, protecting against a significant health event, and protecting against outliving your wealth.  The sooner you prepare for healthcare costs in retirement, the more options you’ll likely have at your disposal. Perfect for anyone in retirement or planning for retirement.  Light refreshments will be served. Please register by calling 410-222-6290. Sponsored by Gavin Higgins - Financial Advisor - Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. 01/25/2017 - 6:30pm
Severna Park Download It! Learn how to download eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks to your eReader or Tablet.  01/26/2017 - 7:00pm
Crofton Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners Seed Swap The Master Gardeners of Anne Arundel County presents the 2nd annual Seed Swap. Come with seeds to share or come without seeds! You'll take home seeds of your choosing along with goodie bags and door prizes.  01/28/2017 - 10:00am
Glen Burnie Coffee With A Cop Community residents are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee or cocoa with Corporals Bethea and Saunders of the A.A. County Police Department. Bring your questions, concerns or just get to know the officers in a relaxed setting. Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. 01/28/2017 - 11:30am
Deale New Year, New You: Find a Job We'll explore the best places to find jobs online and introduce library resources that can help with your cover letter and resume.  01/30/2017 - 2:00pm
Deale New Year, New You: Find a Job We'll explore the best places to find jobs online and introduce library resources that can help with your cover letter and resume.  01/30/2017 - 7:00pm
Edgewater American Red Cross Blood Drive Blood Drive 01/31/2017 - 9:30am
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Free Legal Advice: Ask a Lawyer in the Library Talk with a lawyer for up to 20 minutes about your legal issue for free. Lottery to determine time slots begins after 4:15 pm. Last clients will be seen at 6:10 pm. Lawyers can advise on all types of legal matters except criminal law. 01/31/2017 - 4:30pm
Odenton Coloring for Adults Leave your stress behind and explore your inner artist as you indulge in adults-only coloring.  Supplies provided. 01/31/2017 - 6:30pm
Mountain Road Adult Book Club - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France.

01/31/2017 - 7:00pm
Crofton Exhibit: Chesapeake Treasures Smocking and Embroidery Exhibits & Displays 02/01/2017 - 9:00am
Mountain Road Art Display: Pasadena and Pascal Senior Centers The month-long art exhibit for February features works by the Pasadena and Pascal Senior Centers. 02/01/2017 - 9:00am
Annapolis Conversational Español & Brown Bag Lunch Hola! Practice and expand your Spanish speaking skills in a relaxed environment. Bring a brown bag lunch. All levels of learners and children welcome. 02/01/2017 - 12:00pm
Maryland City at Russett AARP Income Tax Assistance for Seniors and Low and Middle Income Residents Trained volunteers are available to answer tax question and assist with tax preparation for free. This service is only for taxpayers with incomes under $90,000 with special attention given to those ages 60 and older. Taxpayers who own rental property, have business expenses or a Roth IRA are not eligible. No AARP membership is required. This is a drop-in service that requires no registration and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 02/01/2017 - 1:00pm
Crofton Adult Book Club: The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes A touching portrait of the Russian composer, Dmitri Shostakovich, as he comes to the attention of Stalin and then lives under the rule of Russian despotism, wavering between the shame of cowardice and the fear of Siberia or death. 02/01/2017 - 2:00pm
Crofton Adult Book Club: The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes A touching portrait of the Russian composer, Dmitri Shostakovich, as he comes to the attention of Stalin and then lives under the rule of Russian despotism, wavering between the shame of cowardice and the fear of Siberia or death. 02/01/2017 - 7:00pm
Severna Park The Great Movies: The Women (1939) A battle of wits with an all women cast starring Joan Crawford, Norma Shearer, and Rosalind Russell. Please note earlier start time! (Not rated, 132 minutes) 02/02/2017 - 6:15pm
Odenton Charity Knitting Help make lap blankets and hats for AAMC patients. Beginners are welcome.  Please bring size 7 or 8 needles if you have them. 02/02/2017 - 6:30pm
Glen Burnie Income Tax Assistance from AARP for Seniors and Low-Income Residents By appointment only. Appointments can be made starting on January 18th. Please call Audrey Creamer at 410-255-6964 between 9 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday to schedule an appointment. No appointments will be scheduled outside of these hours. 02/03/2017 - 9:00am
Edgewater Getting Started with African American Genealogy If you are interested in finding your ancestors and you do not have a clue how to begin, this workshop on African American Genealogy will get you started with various print and online resources. Register at 410.222.1538 starting January 3. 02/03/2017 - 10:00am
Annapolis Income Tax Assistance from AARP for Seniors and Low-income Residents Volunteers will be available at the Annapolis Regional Library to answer tax questions and assist with tax form preparation.  The drop-in service requires no registration and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 02/03/2017 - 1:00pm
Severna Park Wealth Management Strategies for Women 95% of Women will be tasked with making important household financial decisions, yet are still one of the most under-served sectors of the financial community.  Learn the investing tendencies of women, how to choose safe and secure investments, common investing pitfalls, and what to look for when selecting an advisor. Come enjoy this entertaining, information packed seminar tailored for women of all investing backgrounds. Perfect for anyone investing in Stocks, Bonds, 401ks, IRAs, Annuities or Real Estate. Light refreshments will be served. Please register by calling 410-222-6290. Sponsored by Gavin Higgins - Financial Advisor - Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. 02/04/2017 - 9:30am
Crofton Income Tax Assistance from AARP for Seniors and Low-Income Residents By appointment only. Appointments can be made starting on January 18th. Please call Audrey Creamer at 410-255-6964 between 9 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday to schedule an appointment. No appointments will be scheduled outside of these hours. 02/06/2017 - 9:30am
Glen Burnie Graphic Novel Book Club: Heroes and Villains

What defines a hero? A villain? Let's talk about it! We suggest Suicide Squad, Plutona, Black Panther, and Ms. Marvel.

02/06/2017 - 6:00pm
Broadneck Income tax assistance for seniors and low-income residents Free tax help. AARP membership is not required. Trained volunteers are available to answer tax questions and assist with tax preparation. For taxpayers with income under $90,000 with special attention to those age 60 and older. [Not eligible if you own rental property, have business expenses or a ROTH IRA over $10,000.] Unless noted otherwise, the drop-in service requires no registration and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Self-service electronic filing is available using the library computers. 02/07/2017 - 1:00pm
Severn Cozy Crafts Bring a favorite craft to work on at the library. Meet fellow crafters, share ideas, check out craft books, and grab a snack! 02/07/2017 - 6:00pm
Odenton Solving the Enigma Learn about the history of the famous German WWII cipher machine, Enigma, and how it was solved by the Allies.  The Germans believed the machine to be unbreakable and their communications secure.  However, due to Polish, British, and American mathematicians and engineers, the Allies could read these messages throughout the war providing valuable information that helped the Allies to win the war. 02/07/2017 - 7:00pm
Severna Park Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations by Georgina Howell A vivid portrait of Gertrude Bell, a Victorian woman who became an archaeologist, spy, Arabist, linguist, author, poet, photographer, and mountaineer. 02/07/2017 - 7:00pm
Maryland City at Russett AARP Income Tax Assistance for Seniors and Low and Middle Income Residents Trained volunteers are available to answer tax question and assist with tax preparation for free. This service is only for taxpayers with incomes under $90,000 with special attention given to those ages 60 and older. Taxpayers who own rental property, have business expenses or a Roth IRA are not eligible. No AARP membership is required. This is a drop-in service that requires no registration and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 02/08/2017 - 1:00pm
Annapolis Grants for Individuals Need a scholarship, arts grant or other individual grant, but aren't sure where to start? Learn how to search for grants as an individual using the library's Funding Information Network resources to help with your search. Register by visiting our online form, calling 410-222-1750 or by emailing aacplgrants@gmail.com 02/08/2017 - 2:00pm
This event has been cancelled Severna Park Local Author Visit Meet Lester Spence, Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and hear about Freddie Gray and the 21st Century Black Politics Dilemma. 02/08/2017 - 6:00pm
Glen Burnie Knitting Clinic Bring your knitting needles and yarn to our drop-in knitting clinics. Experienced knitters willing to help and beginners are encouraged to attend. 02/08/2017 - 6:30pm
Other Location Books at Bars: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Come to the 1747 Pub at Reynolds Tavern in Annapolis for a lively discussion of the book The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. “Author of the famed Thirteen Tales of Change and Desperation, Vida Winter spent her career writing fiction. Now aged and unwell, she wishes for her true story to come to light. When Margaret Lea, a young biographer, comes to the realization that Winter’s great work includes only twelve finished stories, she agrees to help the ailing author pen her biography. It is only when they begin that their similarities surface, and it becomes apparent that The Thirteenth Tale might prove to be Winter’s most haunting tale of all.”  

02/08/2017 - 7:30pm
Glen Burnie Income Tax Assistance from AARP for Seniors and Low-Income Residents By appointment only. Appointments can be made starting on January 18th. Please call Audrey Creamer at 410-255-6964 between 9 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday to schedule an appointment. No appointments will be scheduled outside of these hours. 02/10/2017 - 9:00am
Crofton Blood Drive You are eligible to donate if you are 17 or older, (16 with written parental consent), are in good health, and weigh at least 110 lbs. Walk-in or call the American Red Cross at 1.800.733.2767 to schedule an appointment. 02/10/2017 - 9:30am
Annapolis Income Tax Assistance from AARP for Seniors and Low-income Residents Volunteers will be available at the Annapolis Regional Library to answer tax questions and assist with tax form preparation.  The drop-in service requires no registration and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 02/10/2017 - 1:00pm
Riviera Beach Knit Flix Come knit, crochet, needlepoint, sew, scrapbook, or other craft while watching a movie. All levels and interests welcome! Movie: Fried Green Tomatoes. (PG-13, 130 min) 02/11/2017 - 11:00am
Odenton Microsoft Excel II Includes subtotals, conditional formatting, sorting techniques and more. Registration required. Prerequisite: Excel 1 or One-on-One Computer training. Saturday Febrary 11 at 1 pm Registration begins January 28 Tuesday, February 21 at 6 pm Registration begins February 7 02/11/2017 - 1:00pm
Severna Park African American History Month Movie: Selma (2015) David Oyelowo stars as Martin Luther King Jr. in this historical drama set during the height of the American civil-rights movement, and depicting the marches from Selma, AL, to the state capital of Montgomery to secure voting rights for black people. Rated PG-13, 124 minutes. 02/11/2017 - 1:30pm

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