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January 2013

KIDS Times at the Library

  Crofton:410-222-7915 • 9:30am & 11am: Preschoolers enjoy stories, songs, activities and make a craft for Valentines Day. Prince Frederick: 410-535-0291 • 9:30-9:50am: Ages up to 2 hear stories, songs and more;rsvp. • 10-10:30am: 2- to 3-year-olds practice listening skills and make crafts;rsvp. • 10:45-11:30am: Stories, songs and crafts for families;rsvp.

KIDS Times at the Library

  Broadneck: 410-222-1905 • 10am: Babies to 2 years hear stories and songs. Edgewater: 410-222-1538 • 11am: Ages 2 to 4 hear stories. Prince Frederick: 410-535-0291 • 9:30-9:50am: Babies and toddlers up to age 2 hear short stories, songs and more;rsvp. • 10-10:30am: 2- to 3-year-olds practice listening skills and make crafts;rsvp.

KIDS Times at the Library

  • 9:30am: Ages 18 months to 3 years hear stories. • 10:30am: Ages 3-5 years hear stories. Fairview, Owings: 410-257-2101 • 9:30-9:50am: Babies to 2-year-olds hear stories, songs and more;rsvp. • 10-10:30am: 2- to 3-year-olds practice listening skills and make crafts;rsvp. • 11-11:45am & 1-1:45pm: Stories, songs and crafts for families;rsvp. Prince Frederick: 410-535-0291

KIDS Chinese New Years at Crofton Library

      Crofton:410-222-7915 • 9am-5pm: Pre- and elementary schoolers make crafts for Chinese New Year.

KIDS Times at the Library

  Prince Frederick: 410-535-0291 • 10-11am: Little ones watch a movie and hear stories. • 6:30-7:30pm: Grades K-3 read stories.

KIDS Times at the Library

Eastport-Annapolis Neck: 410-222-1770 • 2-4pm: Grades 1-4 read stories to ­therapy dogs. Fairview, Owings: 410-257-2101 • 10-10:30am: Stories, songs and crafts for families;rsvp. • 10:45-11:15am: Kids up to age 5 play. Bring a battery-free toy to share. • 2:30-3:30pm: Grades 4-6 use hands-on activities for reading fun;rsvp. Prince Frederick: 410-535-0291

African American History

  Andrew W. Kahrl talks about black entrepreneurs and urban kingpins who invested in coastal real estate in the era of segregation and about the demise of the beaches after the fall of Jim Crow. 8:30pm at Annapolis Maritime Museum, Eastport. $20 w/discounts: 410-295-0104; www.amaritime.org.

Garden Smart, Eat Healthier • free

  Learn basic nutrition and what food components are in common fruits and vegetables. 7-8:30pm at Prince Frederick Library. 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

African Culture • free

  Dancer, drummer, singer, songwriter, storyteller and recording artist Ssuuna takes you on a journey to his country of Uganda with traditional songs, dances, customs and stories of his experiences. 7pm at Crofton Library: 410-222-7915; www.aacpl.net.

Chinese Acrobats at MD Hall

  The Peking Acrobats perform daring maneuvers while highlighting ancient folk tradition and modern Chinese theatrical circus. 7pm at Maryland Hall, Annapolis. $30 w/discounts: 410-280-5640; www.marylandhall.org.