Featured Library Events

We have reopened the library’s main reading room and children’s library for browsing and computer use. Masks are required to enter the library and we’re enforcing reduced limits on occupancy. Curbside Pickup is now a permanent service and still available if desired, learn more here.

UKULELE CHECKOUTS
Stop by the front desk!

The Biesecker Library is offering free ukulele checkouts! Anyone interested in learning and practicing a musical instrument can stop by the front desk and check out a ukulele for free, or join a waitlist if none are available.

MONTHLY BOOK CLUBS
1st Tuesday Bookclub November 3rd @ 6:00pm 

New members always welcome! Call 445-4011 or stop by the Front Desk for more information on how to join.  Meeting dates and current selections can be found online: MSBPL Book Club Information

FREE FILM SERIES: HOCUS POCUS (PG,1993)
October 31st @ 6:15pm 

Join us at Laurel Arts for a screening of the SPOOK-tacular Halloween classic Hocus Pocus. Guests are invited to wear their scariest Halloween costumes to the screening. Admission is free! Learn more on Facebook

WRITER’S GROUP
Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 10th @ 6:30pm

Join us for a monthly Writer’s Group which meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The group is currently being moderated by Debra Kinney and Patricia Kuna. Read more about the group and SIGN UP ONLINE.

ONLINE LEARNING TOOLS
Helpful back-to-school links

As kids prepare for school this fall, it might help for them to brush up on their skills. Check out our page of online learning tools for a list of useful sites across the web!

VIRTUAL STORY TIME AND TODDLER TIME
Wednesdays and Every other Friday @10:30am

We’re hosting Virtual Story Time events through Facebook Live! Join us on Wednesdays for Toddler Time, and Bonnie Miller every other Friday at 10:30 am for children’s books and activities. Learn more and look for archived sessions on Facebook.

PRENDA LEARN TO COD(E)
Fridays at 3:15 pm

Interested in learning how to code? Come join our Friday Learn to COD(E) classes at the library! We’ll help you set up an account through Prenda so you can learn how to design websites, games and more from home!

LIBRARY MOBILE HOTSPOT INTERNET PROGRAM
Get low-cost internet through the library

We’re announcing a new internet hotspot program in collaboration with the Somerset County Library to checkout an affordable internet option for $35 per month to library patrons. For a complete description of the program, visit hotspot.maryslibrary.com.

TECH TUTORING on DEMAND
Submit a form to request a personalized session

The Library’s monthly tech tutoring sessions will now be held on-demand, resuming sometime in November 2020. Interested patrons can submit a request to add their name to the list, and arrangements will be made as needed to schedule a session. Our regular monthly tech workshop classes are canceled, through the end of 2020.  Read more about it and submit a request online.