Adult Program

Windows and Mirrors: The Importance of Diversity in Children’s Literature

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Age Group: 
This Frederick Reads event is at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center’s Gardiner Hall, 40 South Carroll Street, Downtown Frederick. Call 301-695-2500 or email info@curiousiguana.com to register.

Meet authors - including Lamar Giles, Meg Medina, Ellen Oh, and Caroline Richmond - from We Need Diverse Books, a grassroots organization created to address the lack of diverse, non-majority narratives in children’s literature. We Need Diverse Books is committed to the ideal that embracing diversity will lead to acceptance, empathy, and ultimately equality.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, and August 19 at 6:45 pm.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, and August 19 at 6:45 pm.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March. 18, Apr. 15, May. 20, June 17, July 15, August 19 at 6:45 pm.

FURL Book Club (adult)

Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at wanastasti@verizon.net or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on March. 18, Apr. 15, May. 20, June 17, July 15, August 19 at 6:45 pm.

Introduction to Corporate Giving

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Join the Foundation Center and the FCPL Grantseeker's Resource Center for an introduction to the world of corporate support for nonprofits and to the effective utilization of the Foundation Center's resources on corporate giving. We'll answer such questions as:
•What are the motivations behind corporate giving?
•How do companies support nonprofit organizations?
•How can I match my organization's needs with the interests of a corporation?
•How can I make the most effective use of Foundation Center resources to locate corporate funders?

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Date: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Offered by the Funding Information Network (FIN), this one hour class will introduce you to the basics of proposal writing, including:
•How the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process
•What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation
•Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger
•Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals
Registration is required as spaces are limited.

Crafting With Friends

Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Join friends and neighbors on Thursday evenings in March and April at the Thurmont Regional Library to work on crafts you enjoy with other crafty people. Free meet-ups are 6:00 - 7:30 pm. No need to sign up - just drop in to the session of your choice and bring your own project and supplies. See schedule below. Work on your projects, share and trade ideas and supplies with other crafters and plan for future crafting events.

This adult crafting series is being arranged as a community service through the Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library.

Crafting With Friends

Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Join friends and neighbors on Thursday evenings in March and April at the Thurmont Regional Library to work on crafts you enjoy with other crafty people. Free meet-ups are 6:00 - 7:30 pm. No need to sign up - just drop in to the session of your choice and bring your own project and supplies. See schedule below. Work on your projects, share and trade ideas and supplies with other crafters and plan for future crafting events.

This adult crafting series is being arranged as a community service through the Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library.

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