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Moongazing Event Moved to Monday

Apr 24, 2015 11:32AM ● Published by Kevin

Delmarva Stargazers astronomer Jerry Truitt will be at Chesapeake City Branch Library for a moon gazing program Monday, April 27, at 6 p.m. Enjoy the evening outside, exploring the sights of outer space, and using telescopes provided by the Delmarva Stargazers. Refreshments will be provided, and kids get a craft.

Originally scheduled for April 20, the event has been moved, so you can still get out and enjoy this. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 410-996-1134.

CCPL Events – May 2015 

5/1/2015 

Introduction to Computers, 10 AM at Elkton Central Library. A ninety minute course. The first part of the class focuses upon the basic components and operation of a computer. The second part works on learning in-depth mouse techniques, using a mouse tutorial. No prerequisite. 

5/2/2015 

Genealogy Detectives, 1 PM at Perryville Branch. An informal meeting with others tracing their family history. 

Let the Drums Speak!: An Afternoon with Bernard Purdie, 1 PM at Elkton Central Library. A concert and book signing with the legendary drummer and Elkton native. Bernard "Pretty" Purdie is known as the world's most recorded drummer. 

5/4/2015 

Cinco de Mayo, 6 PM at Rising Sun Branch. Grab your maracas and join us for a family celebration of Mexican Independence Day. For families with children ages 5-12; . 

Mother Sauces of Classical Cuisine, 6 PM at North East Branch. A two-part series that provides instructional demonstration on creating the mother sauces of French cuisine. Join Chef Carter in learning how to incorporate these sauces into everyday cooking. 

Remembering Allaire DuPont, 6:30 PM at Chesapeake City Branch. Learn about this famous Cecil 

5/5/2015 

Introduction to Yahoo Email, 1:30 PM at North East Branch. This ninety minute class provides a basic introduction to how email works. Topics include sending, receiving, and attachments. The class also includes basic email safety. That class concludes with help setting up an email address for interested patrons. 

Snap Circuits, 3:45 PM at Rising Sun Branch. Create "Snap Circuit" projects that range from simple to complex using your science knowledge and creativity! Ages 11-17. 

5/6/2015 

Storyday and Fingerplays, 10:30 AM at Chesapeake City Branch. A 45-minute thematic program of stories, fingerplays, songs, and crafts. For families with children 1-5; . CCPL Events – May 2015 

Masterpieces for Mom, 3:30 PM at Cecilton Branch. Celebrate Mother's Day and create a gift for mom! Ages 4-8; . 

Snap Circuits, 3:30 PM at Rising Sun Branch. Explore basic concepts of circuitry while building with Snap Circuits. Ages 8-11; . 

5/7/2015 

Storydays and Fingerplays, 10:30 AM at Chesapeake City Branch. A 45-minute thematic program of stories, fingerplays,songs, and crafts. For families with children 1-5; . 

Cecilwood 2015: Time is Running Out!, 6:30 PM at Elkton Central Library. Cecil County's 6th annual teen film festival. Best film and the Cecil Whig's Editor's Choice awards will be presented. 

Future Makers: Sound Portraits, 7 PM at Perryville Branch. Families will make and keep a Sound Portrait at this Future Maker Family Workshop. All ages welcome with a parent or caregiver. 

5/9/2015 

Family Time, 10:30 AM at Rising Sun Branch. Parents and children enjoy music and play. For families with children ages birth-3. 

5/11/2015 

Mother Sauces of Classical Cuisine, 6 PM at North East Branch. A two-part series that provides instructional demonstration on creating the mother sauces of French cuisine. Join Chef Carter in learning how to incorporate these sauces into everyday cooking. 

Introduction to Internet, 6:30 PM at Elkton Central Library. A ninety-minute course that introduces the student to the basics of the Internet - starting with its origins and then covering the basic components and use of a web browser. The course concludes with an introduction to web searching. Prerequisites: Keyboard and mouse abilities. Registration is required. 

5/12/2015 

Snap Circuits, 4 PM at Chesapeake City Branch. Create "Snap Circuit" projects that range from simple to complex using your science knowledge and creativity! Ages 11-17. CCPL Events – May 2015 

Civil War Legends & Lore, 6:30 PM at Rising Sun Branch. Historian David Healey explores local legends and lore from the Civil War in Maryland. 

5/13/2015 

Storydays and Fingerplays, 10:30 AM at Cecilton Branch. A 45-minute thematic program of stories, fingerplays, songs, and crafts. For families with children 1-5; . 

LEGO Challenge, 3:30 PM at Perryville Branch. Design creative solutions to a specified challenge and show off your LEGO building skills. Ages 6-11; . 

Snap Circuits, 3:30 PM at Elkton Central Library. Explore basic concepts of circuitry while building with Snap Circuits. Ages 7-10; . 

Fun With Food, 4 PM at North East Branch. Chef Nicole shows you how to make a yummy picnic lunch. Ages 8-11. 

Perryville Plant Exchange, 7 PM at Perryville Branch. Gardeners exchange plants and gardening experiences. Plants must be labeled in a container. 

5/14/2015 

Solar Art, 3 PM at Perryville Branch. Harness the power of the sun to create a unique piece of art. For ages 11-17. 

5/15/2015 

Morning Academy, 11 AM at Perryville Branch. Stories and activities for homeschoolers and other children in non-traditional school settings. Activities may include stories, science, and crafts. Best for ages 6-11. 

5/16/2015 

Upper Chesapeake Community Band Performance, 1 PM at Perryville Branch. Patriotic Music, performed by the Upper Chesapeake Community Band. CCPL Events – May 2015 

5/18/2015 

Teen Spotlight: IRL (In Real Life), 3:30 PM at North East Branch. Want a contemporary YA book that deals with real teens in the real world? Pick up any book from the library's special list, read it, and bring it to the event. Snacks provided. Ages 11-17. 

Families Make Salsas, 6:30 PM at Perryville Branch. Use culinary techniques and fresh ingredients as your family prepares salsas. Presented by local foodie columnist, Jill Cluff. For families with children ages 7-10; . 

Snap Circuits, 6:30 PM at Cecilton Branch. Explore basic concepts of circuitry while building with Snap Circuits. Ages 8-11; . 

5/19/2015 

Introduction to Microsoft Word, 1:30 PM at North East Branch. This ninety minute course introduces the student to the basics of word processing using Microsoft's Word program, from the very first step on how to identify and utilize the tools to editing, saving and printing features. The student will leave the class with a basic understanding of how the program works and how to access it on their own from their home pc or by using the library's free computers. 

Miniature Terrariums, 3:30 PM at Elkton Central Library. Create your own micro-garden. We provide the plants, you provide the creativity. For grades 6-12. 

Teen Art Club, 3:45 PM at Rising Sun Branch. Start a new project or bring one you're already working on. Supplies provided.Ages 11-17. 

NMTC Science Cafe: People, Ticks, & Lyme Disease, 7 PM at Elkton Central Library. Learn about the cause and symptoms of Lyme disease, as well as the additional co-infecting agents that are frequently transmitted by ticks local to Cecil County. Presented by Ron Hamlen, PhD in Plant Pathology and Nematology and Vice-Chair of the Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. 

Upper Chesapeake Community Band Performance, 7 PM at Perryville Branch. Patriotic Music, performed by the Upper Chesapeake Community Band.CCPL Events – May 2015 

5/20/2015 

LEGO Challenge, 3:30 PM at Rising Sun Branch. Design creative solutions to a specified challenge. Ages 7-11; . 

Minecraft, 3:30 PM at Elkton Central Library. Explore the world of Minecraft. Ages 8-12; . 

Greenfingers Gardening for Kids, 4 PM at North East Branch. Hands-on gardening and crafts. Ages 6-9. 

5/21/2015 

Small Business Resources at Your Library, 6 PM at Perryville Branch. Learn how the resources at the library can help you start a successful small business. Taught by Small Business Librarian Laura Metzler. 

5/22/2015 

A,B, C..Come Play with Me, 10:30 AM at Elkton Central Library. A themed playtime emphasizing pre-literacy games, activities, toys, and crafts. For families with children ages birth-5; . 

ABC..Come Play with Me, 10:30 AM at Perryville Branch. A themed playtime emphasizing pre-literacy games, activities, toys, and crafts. For families with children ages birth-5; . 

5/23/2015 

A,B,C..Come Play with Me, 10:30 AM at Elkton Central Library. A themed playtime emphasizing pre-literacy games, activities, toys, and crafts. For families with children ages birth-5; . 

5/25/2015 

CCPL will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. 

5/26/2015 

Cafe Days, 3:30 PM at Elkton Central Library. A coffee shop style meeting where You can enjoy drinks and snacks, share an original song or poem in our open mic setting, or just hang out and play board games. For teens grades 6-12.CCPL Events – May 2015 

Spotlight: Middle School Edition-Origami Yoda, 3:30 PM at Chesapeake City Branch. What does origami have to do with Star Wars? Read "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" and discuss! Ages 11-14; . 

3rd Annual Plant Swap, 6 PM at Elkton Central Library. Gardeners swap plants and gardening experiences. Plants must be labeled in a container. 

5/27/2015 

Smart Device Helper, 1 PM at North East Branch. Need help with your smart device? Get one-on-one help with e-readers, tablets and smart phones. 

Wonders of Hawaii, 3:30 PM at Elkton Central Library. Celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage month with an examination of the unique geological and cultural features of the volcanic Hawaiian islands. Ages 8-11; . 

5/28/2015 

Teen Spotlight Series, 3 PM at Perryville Branch. Spotlight On: Fantasy. Wizards and fairies and magic, Oh my! For ages 11-17. 

5/29/2015 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, 10 AM at Elkton Central Library. This ninety minute course introduces the student to the basics of word processing using Microsoft's Word program. From the very first step on how to identify and utilize the tools to editing, saving and printing features. The student will leave the class with a basic understanding of how the program works and how to access it on their own from their home pc or by using the library's free computers. Registration is required. 

5/30/2015 

Storytime Yoga: The Rabbit in the Moon, 11 AM at Elkton Central Library. Stories, music, yoga and art combine to spark your imagination and make your body feel great! For families with children ages 5-11; and parent participation is welcome. 

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