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Buildings are temporarily closed for in-person visits. We are open online 24/7 and continue to offer Contactless Pickup and Printing services. Please note there are no fines at this time.
 

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Coding Club: Virtual Edition

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Science & Technology
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn to code or sharpen your coding skills the fun way, in CCPL's Scratch classroom! Use your creativity and work collaboratively in this online learning environment developed by scientists at MIT. Ages 10-15. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Visit: Bruce Goldfarb

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Authors, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Are you interested in forensic science and how crimes are solved? Author Bruce Goldfarb will discuss his experience in the world of forensics. His book, "18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forens...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.

StoryTime Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five
Program Type: Online/Virtual, StoryTime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join CCPL's children's librarians for a live StoryTime featuring music, rhymes, stories, and movement activities. For families with children ages birth-5.  To attend on multiple dates, please register for each individual session. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Penguin Random House Book Buzz

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Authors, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Would you like a sneak peek at 2021 new releases?  Or are you looking for some great reads you can pick up right away?  Join us to learn about books to add to your To Be Read list from Katie Kipe and her team at Penguin Random House. ...

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By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes only.

This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five, Family
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discover how animals use their senses just like we do. Meet the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors and learn how they use their senses too! For families with children ages 2-5. This program is made possible thanks to generous support from PNC...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Book & Authors, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn what it takes to create a graphic novel and participate in a live drawing demo with Orpheus Collar, illustrator of the Percy Jackson and Heroes of Olympus graphic novels. Ages 11-17. ...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.

StoryTime Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five
Program Type: Online/Virtual, StoryTime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join CCPL's children's librarians for a live StoryTime featuring music, rhymes, stories, and movement activities. For families with children ages birth-5.  To attend on multiple dates, please register for each individual session. ...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

PAWS for Reading: Online

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five, Elementary
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Practice your reading skills by reading to a specially-trained therapy dog in a one-on-one online meeting space. Ages 4-11. You will receive a 10-minute time slot and a link to join the program via email. Registration closes at 12:00 PM on th...
This event is in the "High School" group.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: High School
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Have an active role in your library! Develop programs for your peers, discover new books, and complete art projects while earning volunteer hours. Grades 9-12. Please select a branch to pick up materials prior to the program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Frederick Douglass in Cecil County

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Young Frederick Douglass escaped slavery in Baltimore crossing the Susquehanna River into Cecil County.  Historian John Muller will explore the stops and friendships Douglass made on his journey to freedom.   ...

Holiday Closure

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Cecilton Branch, Chesapeake City Branch, Elkton Branch, North East Branch, Perryville Branch, Port Deposit Branch, Rising Sun Branch, Bookmobile, Online, Off Site
Description:
All locations closed for staff training. ...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.

StoryTime Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five
Program Type: Online/Virtual, StoryTime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join CCPL's children's librarians for a live StoryTime featuring music, rhymes, stories, and movement activities. For families with children ages birth-5.  To attend on multiple dates, please register for each individual session. ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Kids' Academy Online: Candy Chemistry

11:00am - 11:30am
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Educational activities for homeschoolers and other children in non-traditional school settings. Ages 6-11.  Please select a branch to pick up materials in advance of the program. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Who was Henry "Box" Brown

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History
Registration Required
Event Details:
Henry "Box" Brown is best known for escaping slavery in a wooden box.  Join us to learn about the unique man and his life as an abolitionist portrayed by Keith Henley of the American Historical Theatre in Philadelphia.  ...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.

StoryTime Online

10:30am - 11:00am
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five
Program Type: Online/Virtual, StoryTime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join CCPL's children's librarians for a live StoryTime featuring music, rhymes, stories, and movement activities. For families with children ages birth-5.  To attend on multiple dates, please register for each individual session. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business, Non-Profit
Registration Required
Event Details:
Discovering your target market and competition, along with improving your skillsets, can help your business or non-profit succeed and grow. Our Business Librarians will give you insider tips for making the most of our Business Information Center and ...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

PAWS for Reading: Online

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five, Elementary
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Practice your reading skills by reading to a specially-trained therapy dog in a one-on-one online meeting space. Ages 4-11. You will receive a 10-minute time slot and a link to join the program via email. Registration closes at 12:00 PM on th...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Coding Club: Virtual Edition

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Science & Technology
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn to code or sharpen your coding skills the fun way, in CCPL's Scratch classroom! Use your creativity and work collaboratively in this online learning environment developed by scientists at MIT. Ages 10-15. ...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Teen Paint Night Online

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Create your own masterpiece at this special online event just for teens! Follow along as a local artist shows you how to create a winter-themed painting. All paint supplies will be provided. Presented by the Art Den, LLC. Ages 11-17. Please select...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Visit: Marie Bostwick

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Authors
Registration Required
Event Details:
Best-selling fiction author Marie Bostwick discusses her new book, The Restoration of Cecilia Fairchild, a captivating and thoughtful story about a modern woman with modern struggles.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Renowned instrumentalist Charlie Zahm will share the magic of Celtic music with audiences through his singing and storytelling talents.  ...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

PAWS for Reading: Online

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five, Elementary
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Practice your reading skills by reading to a specially-trained therapy dog in a one-on-one online meeting space. Ages 4-11. You will receive a 10-minute time slot and a link to join the program via email. Registration closes at 12:00 PM on th...
This event is in the "Birth to Five" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

PAWS for Reading: Online

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Birth to Five, Elementary
Program Type: Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Practice your reading skills by reading to a specially-trained therapy dog in a one-on-one online meeting space. Ages 4-11. You will receive a 10-minute time slot and a link to join the program via email. Registration closes at 12:00 PM on th...

Holiday Closure

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Cecilton Branch, Chesapeake City Branch, Elkton Branch, North East Branch, Perryville Branch, Port Deposit Branch, Rising Sun Branch, Bookmobile, Online, Off Site
Description:
All locations closed. ...