The Gettysburg Address-What it Means to Us

Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:15pm to 3:45pm
Join us we learn what the Gettysburg Address means and talk about why it is still relevant today - then pick up your copy, take it home, learn it, and return next week to be videoed reciting it as part of The Address - a national effort to record ordinary people reciting the Gettysburg Address.

World War 2 History Club

Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
World War 2 history comes alive at the Thurmont Library. We will actively follow the role of the 101st Airborne Division beginning with jump training in the U.S. Additionally, we will follow "Easy" Company throughout their participation in major actions in Europe.
Due to the subject matter, this club is limited to late elementary - middle school age students. Enlist early!

Film Discussion - Almost Blue Mountain City: The History of Thurmont, Maryland

Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Age Group: 
The Thurmont Center for Agricultural History and The Maryland Room are proud to introduce a new film by award-winning filmaker, Chris Haugh. Over the last ten years, Mr. Haugh researched archives and interviewed local citizens sharing memories and stories about the significant manifestations of the town since its founding in 1751. Mr. Haugh recently won a local Emmy for the film “Heart of the Civil War.” He will share portions of the 3 hour documentary, share stories of the people he met during the filming as well as answer questions about the project.

Babies with Books

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school-as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills.

Babies With Books: Birth to Twenty-Four Months

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Learning to read begins BEFORE your child starts school - as a matter of fact, it begins at birth! Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and activities. Get to know other families an help your baby develop listening and language skills. Tickets will be available on the day of the program for the first 15 parent/child pairs. This program is limited, so come early for your ticket.

Urbana Library Writing and Art Contest Reception

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Join our talented local artists and writers for a celebration of their work. All those who submit their work for the Urbana Library Writing and Art Contest will receive a free copy of a full-color literary magazine containing their work. All those who won in their category will be invited to share their work by reading aloud and displaying their artwork. Extra copies of the beautiful literary magazine will be available for purchase.

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