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Upcoming Events

Featured Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Holiday Early Closure

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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 closing at 5pm on Wednesday the 25th and closed both Thursday the 26th and Friday the 27th. Normal hours will resume on the 28th. ...

Holiday Closure

All Day 11/26 - 11/27
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 closing at 5pm on Wednesday the 25th and closed both Thursday the 26th and Friday the 27th. Normal hours will resume on the 28th. ...
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. Grab a book at home or download an eBook from CCPL's digital library. Ages 4-11. You will receive a 10-minute time slot and a link to ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reads Ready for Wrapping

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book & Authors
Registration Required
Event Details:
Need help picking out the right book for someone this holiday? Join us for a chat about books that will make perfect gifts and come away with a list to complete your holiday shopping. ...
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.

Trivia Night

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Holiday Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Grab your most festive ugly sweater and join our librarians for a holiday-themed Kahoot trivia game.  ...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Coding with Scratch

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration Required
Event Details:
Use simple block coding and your imagination to create animated graphics. Ages 9-17. ...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Teens Give Back for the Holidays

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Holiday Event, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Earn community service hours while making cards for those in need this holiday season. Please select a branch to pick up materials, and join CCPL's teen librarians live on Zoom to learn how to turn your cards into a work of art. Ages 11-17. M...
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. Grab a book at home or download an eBook from CCPL's digital library. Ages 4-11. You will receive a 10-minute time slot and a link to ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Gingerbread Houses

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Holiday Event, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Use your imagination and the materials provided to decorate a fun and festive gingerbread house during this special online event. For families with children ages 4-11. Please select a branch to pick up materials in advance of the program.&nbs...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Gingerbread Houses

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Holiday Event, Online/Virtual
Registration Required
Event Details:
Use your imagination and the materials provided to decorate a fun and festive gingerbread house during this special online event. For families with children ages 4-11.  Please select a branch to pick up materials in advance of the progra...

Holiday Closure

All Day 12/24 - 12/26
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 from Thursday, December 24th to Saturday, December 26th. ...

Holiday Early Closure

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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 closing at 5pm on Thursday the 31st and closed all day on January 1st. ...

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 closing at 5pm on Thursday the 31st and closed all day on January 1st. ...

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. ...
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. John Muller  Douglass historian will explore the stops and friendships Douglass made on his journey to freedom.  Please include a valid ...

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 "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.  Please include a val...

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. ...

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. ...