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April 12, 2010
The Children's Department of the Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, will celebrate National Library Week, April 11 to 17. To coincide with the celebration there will be events each day. On Monday, celebrate author Beverly Cleary's birthday with activities. On Tuesday at 7 p.m., the Hola, Amigos! Storytime will be a Spanish and English celebration of books and libraries. On Wednesday, children are encouraged to tell the librarians all about their favorite books.
NEWS
By ROBERT SNYDER | April 2, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. National Library Week kicks off today in Berkeley County not with a bang, but with the bard as the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library welcomes dramatist Hubert Rolling for the first in a series of events at the library's central branch in Martinsburg. Rolling will perform a show he developed called "This Huge Stage," a selection of soliloquies and monologues from characters who personify one of the Seven Deadly Sins in a number of William Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.
NEWS
May 5, 2008
In celebration of National Library Week, April 13 to 19, Washington County Free Library sponsored its first "Primp Your Book Cart" contest for the library staff. All departments and branches were encouraged to create a unique book cart. Entries were photographed and library visitors were asked to vote for their favorite design during National Library Week. More than 600 votes were cast during the week. The winning cart, shown at right, was designed by the circulation staff at the Central Library.
NEWS
April 7, 2006
Claire-Elizabeth Ford, left, 5, reads "Owen's Marshmallow Chick" to Velma the dog as her sister Gwen Ford, 2, pets Velma Thursday evening at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library. Brian Taylor, right, is Velma's owner. Taylor presented a program Thursday night on how dogs can help adults and children improve their reading skills. The event was one of many activities in observance of National Library week at the Martinsburg, W.Va., library.
NEWS
March 7, 2008
Washington County Free Library is sponsoring an "Edible Books Contest" in celebration of National Library Week's 50th anniversary this spring. Do you enjoy turning food into works of art? If so, the library has a special contest planned to celebrate National Library Week 2008. Put your culinary skills to work and create a literary inspired work of edible art. All "edible" books must be "bookish" through the integration of text, literary inspiration or, simply by form.
NEWS
May 4, 2008
In celebration of National Library Week, April 13 to 19, Washington County Free Library sponsored its first Books2Eat contest. Area residents were invited to create an edible work of art with a book theme. Library patrons were then invited to vote for their favorite creation. Ariona, Skyla, Janai and Becki Heise won the grand prize with their 'Charlotte's Web' cake.
NEWS
March 26, 2008
Do you enjoy turning food into works of art? If so, Washington County Free Library has a special contest planned to celebrate National Library Week 2008. Put your culinary skills to work and create a literary inspired work of edible art. All 'edible' books must be "bookish" through the integration of text, literary inspiration or, simply by form. Stop in any branch of the Library to pick up an entry form. Participants are invited to bring their creation to the Central Library Sunday, April 6 between 2 and 4 pm. for a photograph of their edible work of art. A poster of entry photos will be posted in each branch of the WCFL system.
NEWS
March 15, 2006
The Washington County Free Library will be celebrating National Library Week and National Poetry month by hosting a poetry writing workshop with local storyteller and poet Crystal Brown on Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m. Children in grades two through six are invited to the hour-long session in the library's B-C Meeting Room. The workshop will include acting out poems with costumes and props, as well as imaginative writing exercises. This program is free, but children must register in advance because space is limited.
NEWS
March 10, 2009
Do you enjoy turning food into works of art? If so, Washington County Free Library has a contest planned to celebrate National Library Week. Put your culinary skills to work and create a literary inspired work of edible art. All "edible" books must be "bookish" through the integration of text, literary inspiration or, simply by form. Stop in any branch of the library to pick up an entry form. Participants are invited to bring their creation to the Central Library at 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, Wednesday, April 1, between 5 and 7 pm. where a photograph of their edible work of art will be taken.
NEWS
April 20, 1998
In celebration of National Youth Service Day and National Volunteer Week, the children of Little Eagle Child Care Center's school-age program will join Jefferson High School's distributive education class and a unit from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va., to do a spring spruce-up at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the VA Center. For more information, call Judy Reynolds at 1-304-263-0811, Ext. 4672. A free parent education workshop on how to improve children's self-esteem will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the media center at Liberty Elementary School in Frederick, Md. Laura Jones, guidance counselor at the school, will be the speaker.
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NEWS
April 12, 2010
The Children's Department of the Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, will celebrate National Library Week, April 11 to 17. To coincide with the celebration there will be events each day. On Monday, celebrate author Beverly Cleary's birthday with activities. On Tuesday at 7 p.m., the Hola, Amigos! Storytime will be a Spanish and English celebration of books and libraries. On Wednesday, children are encouraged to tell the librarians all about their favorite books.
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NEWS
March 10, 2009
Do you enjoy turning food into works of art? If so, Washington County Free Library has a contest planned to celebrate National Library Week. Put your culinary skills to work and create a literary inspired work of edible art. All "edible" books must be "bookish" through the integration of text, literary inspiration or, simply by form. Stop in any branch of the library to pick up an entry form. Participants are invited to bring their creation to the Central Library at 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, Wednesday, April 1, between 5 and 7 pm. where a photograph of their edible work of art will be taken.
NEWS
May 5, 2008
In celebration of National Library Week, April 13 to 19, Washington County Free Library sponsored its first "Primp Your Book Cart" contest for the library staff. All departments and branches were encouraged to create a unique book cart. Entries were photographed and library visitors were asked to vote for their favorite design during National Library Week. More than 600 votes were cast during the week. The winning cart, shown at right, was designed by the circulation staff at the Central Library.
NEWS
May 4, 2008
In celebration of National Library Week, April 13 to 19, Washington County Free Library sponsored its first Books2Eat contest. Area residents were invited to create an edible work of art with a book theme. Library patrons were then invited to vote for their favorite creation. Ariona, Skyla, Janai and Becki Heise won the grand prize with their 'Charlotte's Web' cake.
NEWS
March 26, 2008
Do you enjoy turning food into works of art? If so, Washington County Free Library has a special contest planned to celebrate National Library Week 2008. Put your culinary skills to work and create a literary inspired work of edible art. All 'edible' books must be "bookish" through the integration of text, literary inspiration or, simply by form. Stop in any branch of the Library to pick up an entry form. Participants are invited to bring their creation to the Central Library Sunday, April 6 between 2 and 4 pm. for a photograph of their edible work of art. A poster of entry photos will be posted in each branch of the WCFL system.
NEWS
March 7, 2008
Washington County Free Library is sponsoring an "Edible Books Contest" in celebration of National Library Week's 50th anniversary this spring. Do you enjoy turning food into works of art? If so, the library has a special contest planned to celebrate National Library Week 2008. Put your culinary skills to work and create a literary inspired work of edible art. All "edible" books must be "bookish" through the integration of text, literary inspiration or, simply by form.
NEWS
April 7, 2006
Claire-Elizabeth Ford, left, 5, reads "Owen's Marshmallow Chick" to Velma the dog as her sister Gwen Ford, 2, pets Velma Thursday evening at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library. Brian Taylor, right, is Velma's owner. Taylor presented a program Thursday night on how dogs can help adults and children improve their reading skills. The event was one of many activities in observance of National Library week at the Martinsburg, W.Va., library.
NEWS
By ROBERT SNYDER | April 2, 2006
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. National Library Week kicks off today in Berkeley County not with a bang, but with the bard as the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library welcomes dramatist Hubert Rolling for the first in a series of events at the library's central branch in Martinsburg. Rolling will perform a show he developed called "This Huge Stage," a selection of soliloquies and monologues from characters who personify one of the Seven Deadly Sins in a number of William Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.
NEWS
By STACI CLIPP | March 21, 2006
Hello Welcome to spring! As I write this, it's not too bad out - a little windy but rather nice! Of course, I do hear that cold weather is forecast for later this week! Oh well, we'll take it as it comes! Today is National Agriculture Day. Note to parents: There is no school on Friday March 31, so make plans now if you have to and enjoy the long weekend! Just maybe it'll seem like spring and you'll be able to get out and have fun! MS Walk set for April 22 The annual MS Walk will be held Saturday, April 22, (rain or shine)
NEWS
March 15, 2006
The Washington County Free Library will be celebrating National Library Week and National Poetry month by hosting a poetry writing workshop with local storyteller and poet Crystal Brown on Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m. Children in grades two through six are invited to the hour-long session in the library's B-C Meeting Room. The workshop will include acting out poems with costumes and props, as well as imaginative writing exercises. This program is free, but children must register in advance because space is limited.
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