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Press Releases

2018
Tuesday, June 5th: Parents and Teens: United Against the Opiate Crisis Workshop Postponed
2017
Tuesday, December 19th: Asbestos Clean-Up at Charles County Public Library
Wednesday, July 26th: Celebrating 27 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Maryland Department of Disabilities Announces Traveling disAbility History Tour
Tuesday, February 21st: Creating a 21st Century Library System
Friday, January 27th: Local Libraries Provide Resources for Disabled Citizens
Wednesday, January 25th: Charles County Public Libraries Offers a Series of Programs
to Commemorate Black History Month

Friday, January 20th: Charles County Public Library Opens its Doors for the 2017 Point-in-time Homeless Survey
Friday, January 13th: Creating a 21st Century Library System Connecting Every Resident to Endless Possibilities

Southern Maryland Newspapers

2018
Friday, June 22nd, 2018: Charles County Public Library Celebrates Pride Month
Friday, April 27th, 2018: Local Book Club Reviews Social Issues through Literature
Friday, March 30th, 2018: Library Director Urges Larger Facility for La Plata
Friday, March 16th, 2018: Alzheimer's Group Educates on Warning Signs at Waldorf West
Wednesday, March 14th, 2018: Mobile Hotspot Project at Libraries Offers Portable Wi-Fi to Residents
Friday, February 23rd, 2018: U. Md. Extension Teaches Smart Food Shopping at Library
Wednesday, February 14th, 2018: Library Launches a New Space for Community Business to SOAR
Friday, January 26th, 2018: Stories, Fun and More at Local Libraries
Wednesday, January 24th, 2018: Maryland Zoo Brings Special Visitor to Library for Penguin Awareness Day
Friday, January 12th, 2018: New Library Series to Encourage Conversation of Controversial Topics
Friday, January 19th, 2018: Community Meets at Waldorf Library to Discuss Decreasing Violence

2017
Friday, December 8th, 2017: Small Library a 'Placeholder' in Budget, La Plata residents Told
Friday, November 24th, 2017: Adequate Libraries Are Essential to the Community
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017: County Agency Highlights Teens for National Adoption Month
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017: Spooky Fun the Night Before Halloween
Friday, September 22nd, 2017: Library Ushers in New, Beloved Titles with Adopt-a-Book program
Friday, September 15th, 2017: IRS Representative Talks Taxes at Waldorf West Library
Wednesday, September 13th: One Maryland One Book Author Coming to Calvert
Wednesday, August 16th: Disability Advocacy Display Visits Local Library
Wednesday, August 16th: Maryland Commission on Civil Rights visits library
Wednesday, August 9th: Make a wish, Harry
Friday, August 4th: Growing Their Own Geniuses
Wednesday, August 2nd: Building a Better World
Wednesday, June 28th: Library Embarks on Country's First Public Living Room Project
Wednesday, June 28th: Library Promotes Acceptance Through Community Event
Friday, May 17th: Homeless Invited to Take Part in My Fresh Start. Showers Available to the Homeless at Waldorf West Library
Friday, May 12th: Mobile Library Unveiled to Serve Citizens Across County
Friday, March 31st: Library Hosts ALICE Community Conversation
Friday, March 24th: Library Hosts Job Fair Geared to Young Adults
Friday, March 17th: We Support the Library and its Director
Friday, March 17th: Listening Tour Mines Ideas for an Updated Library System
Friday, March 10th: Southern Maryland Librarians Graduate Leadership Program
Friday, March 10th: Seuss Celebrated at Library
Wednesday, February 22nd: These Kids are Booked....
Wednesday, February 8th: Families Learn About Local Resources Through Project CRADLE Care
Wednesday, January 25th: Annual Homeless Survey Aims to Identify Those in the County
Wednesday, January 25th: Getting the Par-tea Started

2016
Friday, December 2nd: Career and Technology Education Programs Touted at Event
Wednesday, November 30th: Libraries to Help With Healthcare Enrollment
Tuesday, November 22nd: MSDE, Charles County Showcase Career and Technology
Friday, October 28th: Maryland Libraries Provide Resources for Disabled Citizens
Friday, October 21st: Embracing Kinks, Coils and Curls in Hair Naturally
Friday, October 7th: Pumpkin Fun at Potomac Library
Friday, September 30th: Award-winning Authors Discuss Police Brutality With Students
Wednesday, September 7th: Residents Invited to Vote for Their Favorite County Librarian
Friday, August 19th: Charles County Library System Launches New Online Service
Wednesday, August 17th: La Plata Library Invites Kids to 'Hop on the Bus'
Friday, August 5th: Reptile-mania in Charles County
Wednesday, July 27th: The Bubble Lady Awes Children with Her Bubble Creations
Friday, July 22nd: A Day in the Life of the Piscataway
Wednesday, July 20th: Bringing Latin American Sounds to Waldorf
Friday, July 15th: Blue Crabs Talk Sports with Children at PD Brown Library
Friday, July 15th: Author, Activist Encourages Community to Keep Race Relations Discussions Going
Wednesday, July 13th: Animal Adoption Fun at the Waldorf West Library
Friday, July 1st: Actor Tray Chaney Motivates Aspiring Young Actors at Waldorf West Library
Friday, June 24th: Head Start Program Encourages Kids to Read
Wednesday, March 30th: Stories, Fun and More at Local Libraries
Wednesday, March 16th: Toastmasters Develop Communication, Leadership Among Youth
Monday, February 29th: Food Historian Shares Taste of Maryland's Past
Friday, January 1st: Library Programs Help Conquer the January Doldrums

2015
Tuesday, December 29th: Maryland Health Connection Announces 'Library Enrollment Day'
Wednesday, September 9th: Waldorf West Librarian Works to Support County Teens
Friday, July 24th: Girl in a Bubble
Wednesday, July 22nd: Super Summer Fun
Friday, June 26th: There's No Time to Be Bored at the County Library
Friday, June 26th: Guac 'n' Roll
Wednesday, June 24th: Hey, You're a Pony, too
Wedensday, June 10th: Maryland Independent Graduation Ad
Staycation 2015: Summer Reading Promotion: Every Hero Has A Story
Friday, May 29th: Library Trustees Sworn In
Wednesday, March 18th: Waldorf Hotel Evacuated After Chlorine Leak in Swimming Area
Friday, February 6th: Go, Man, Go!
Wednesday, January 14th: Alliance Staves Off Chill with Winter Art Show at Library
Wednesday, January 7th:Electronics Program Heats Up at Waldorf West Library

Community Forum

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015: How the Library Friends Organization Came About

The Washington Post

Sunday, March 15th, 2015: Chlorine Leak Prompts Evacuation of Hotel

Southern Maryland - This is Living Magazine

Spring 2015: Local Book Groups: Something to Talk About

Other sources

Thursday, June 4th, 2015: The Guardian: Books About Detroit: Readers' Picks(Check number 9)