Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Montgomery County Memorial Library System! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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MITCHELL Windows 10
MITCHELL Windows 10 Part 1
Mitchell Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Come see the changes that Windows10 brings.  Learn how to customize the Start menu, change default settings, and work with Cortana, the new personal assistant.  Class is OBSERVATION ONLY, or bring your Windows 10 device if you have one for hands-on experience.

MITCHELL Adult Write
MITCHELL Adult Writers Group Meeting
Mitchell Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

1:00-2:30 p.m. 
Downstairs Community Room

Third Tuesday 
Is there a type of writing that interests you? Would you like to start journaling and leave your family some memories? Start that novel you've always thought about? If you would like to set aside some time to write and reflect join Mitchell Writers Group. You will find stimulation and encouragement from fellow writers. All writers welcome. 

Questions? Contact: Emily.Osburn@countylibrary.org

 
ALL LIBRARIES CLOSE AT 5PM
All Locations
Wednesday, Nov. 22
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSING AT 5PM FOR THANKSGIVING.
ALL LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED
All Locations
Thursday, Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23; Day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24th; and Saturday, Nov. 25th)
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
ALL LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED
All Locations
Friday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23; Day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24th; and Saturday, Nov. 25th)
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
ALL LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED
All Locations
Saturday, Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23; Day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24th; and Saturday, Nov. 25th)
ALL MCMLS LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
MITCHELL Toddler Playdate
Mitchell Branch
Monday, Nov. 27, 10-12

Play-Learn-Grow:  A Family Place Library weekly event.

Join us for this come-and-go program that encourages play with educational toys and board books. Spend time together, play in a play group atmosphere, make friends and visit with other parents.  

MITCHELL Windows 10
MITCHELL Windows 10 Part 2
Mitchell Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Windows 10 discovery continues as we look at multiple desktops, the new Edge browser, and ways to personalize your computer.  Class is OBSERVATION ONLY, or bring your Windows 10 device if you have one for hands-on experience.

MITCHELL Family Storytime
Mitchell Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 10, 10:30 & 11
This story program is for children of all ages (birth - age 3) and a caregiver with an emphasis on stories and activities for toddlers. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other families with young children.
MITCHELL Adult Writers Group: Writing Lab
Mitchell Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m.
Date: Second Tuesday of the month
Time: 1:00-2:30pm
Location: Conference Room 222
EXTRA LAB THIS MONTH on fourth Tuesday Enjoy some quiet time for writing with fellow writers. Drop by to gather your thoughts or make some notes.Schedule some unstructured time for writing.
MITCHELL School Age Storytime
Mitchell Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1:30 pm
**Formerly Story Club
This program is for children 4 and up. ** Children may attend the storytime by themselves, but a parent or guardian must remain in the library during the program. Children are introduced to new authors and illustrators and develop literacy skills, listening, thinking, participation and social skills.
MITCHELL Teen Movie
MITCHELL Teen Movie Night - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - PG-13
Mitchell Branch
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 5:30-8pm
or call 936-442-7728.
Sponsored by South Montgomery County Friends of the Library.
MITCHELL Family Storytime
Mitchell Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 10, 10:30 & 11
This story program is for children of all ages (birth - age 3) and a caregiver with an emphasis on stories and activities for toddlers. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other families with young children.
MITCHELL School Age Storytime
Mitchell Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1:30 pm
**Formerly Story Club
This program is for children 4 and up. ** Children may attend the storytime by themselves, but a parent or guardian must remain in the library during the program. Children are introduced to new authors and illustrators and develop literacy skills, listening, thinking, participation and social skills.
MITCHELL Adult NaNoW
MITCHELL Adult NaNoWriMo Write-In
Mitchell Branch
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6:30-8:00PM
Join us for National Novel Writing Month in November for weekly write-in sessions!  NaNoWriMo is a month-long intensive writing experience where participants around the world register at nanowrimo.org, meet up at local write-ins, and attempt to write a novel in ONE month, or at least reach a 50,000 word count!  Whether you are new to NaNoWriMo or have many years experience, we'll have a space for you to meet up with others in this intense, "write-a-novel-in-a-month" zaniness.  

Meet fellow participants and enjoy idea sharing, refreshments, and of course, writing!  Adults 18 and up are welcome. No registration required (registering and tracking your progress on nanowrimo.org is optional, but highly encouraged).

When: Wednesdays @ 6:30PM in November (except Nov. 22 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday)
Where: Conference Room 222, 2nd Floor Sponsored by South Montgomery County Friends of the Library.
MITCHELL Windows 10
MITCHELL Windows 10 Part 3
Mitchell Branch
Thursday, Nov. 30, 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Windows 10 discovery continues as we look at changes in File Explorer, new options for saving files, and many new security settings.  Class is OBSERVATION ONLY, or bring your Windows 10 device if you have one for hands-on experience.

MITCHELL Adult Movie Matinee: Arrival (PG-13)
Mitchell Branch
Thursday, Nov. 30, 1:00 pm
Join us for a relaxing afternoon movie, some popcorn, a drink, and the company of other movie fans!  We are presenting the science fiction movie Arrival, a 2017 Academy Awards Best Picture Nominee.

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.  Starring: Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. Rated: PG-13

Questions? Contact Jackie Greene, Reference Librarian, at 936.442.7728, ext. 6314
MITCHELL Teen Girls
MITCHELL Teen Girls Who Code
Mitchell Branch
Thursday, Nov. 30, 5:30-6:30 pm (Thursdays, November 9, 16, 30, December 7 & 14, 5:30-6:30pm)
or call 936-442-7728.
MITCHELL  Open Lab
MITCHELL Open Lab
Mitchell Branch
Friday, Dec. 1, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open Lab is a great time to get answers to your questions, help on projects, or practice what you have learned.

MITCHELL Needlecraft
MITCHELL Needlecrafts: Knit & Stitch
Mitchell Branch
Friday, Dec. 1, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Crocheters, knitters, embroiderers, quilters, and all textile artists welcome. Bring your own work-in-progress and supplies! First and third Friday each month, upstairs in Conference Room. Drop by for inspiration and to meet fellow crafters.
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