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January 2013

Anime/Manga Club • free

  Share in the love of Japanese comics and animation in this monthly meeting for fans and the curious. 4:30pm at Severna Park Library: 410-222-6290; www.aacpl.net.

Book Talk

  Readers talk Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. 2-3:30 at Fairview Library, Owings: 410-257-2101; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Adult Computer Class • free

  Yes, you can use the computer. Beginners learn the basics including how to work a mouse and keyboard. 2-3pm at Twin Beaches Library, Chesapeake Beach: 410-257-2411; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Tom Marquardt Talks Newspapers

  Hear newly retired Capital editor Tom Marquardt talk about his life as a newspaper editor. Marquardt is the first of six speakers at the Captain Avery Museum Luncheon Series. Homemade soup, bread and dessert served. rsvp now; series sells out. 11am at the museum. $90 for all; $20 for one: 410-867-4486; www.captainaverymuseum.org.

KIDS Puddle Stompers

  Ages 3-5 learn about sharks. 10-11am and 1:30-2:30pm at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater. $7 w/sibling discounts; rsvp: 443-482-2388; www.serc.si.edu.

Severna Park Men’s Book Talk

  Guys talk Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap … and Others Don’t by Jim Collins. 7pm at Severna Park Library: 410-222-6290; www.aacpl.net.

Library Resources

  Learn what tools and resources students can use for academic success. 7pm at Edgewater Library: 410-222-1538; www.aacpl.net.

Adult Computer Class • free

  Yes, you can use the computer. Beginners learn the basics including how to work a mouse and keyboard. 2:30-3:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Downton Abbey • free

  Bring your knitting or crochet project and watch the PBS series Downton Abbey. 5-6:30pm at Prince Frederick Library. 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Bowie-Crofton Camera Club • free

  Talk photographing landmarks for the next competition, travel. 7:30pm at All Saints Lutheran Church, 16510 Mount Oak Rd., Bowie: 301-464-1867; www.b-ccc.org.