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January 2013

eReader Workshop • free

  Learn how use your Nook, Kindle and iPad to download free library books and services. 7pm at Fairview Library, Owings: 410-257-2101;

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;

Creative Memoir Workshop

  Author and editor Elisavietta Ritchie teaches the art of writing a creative memoir. Bring a dozen copy of up to 800 words of yours for peer review. 2-3:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291;

Writers by the Bay

  Writers and would-be writers unite for critique and camaraderie. 7-8:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291;

Anime/Manga Club at Crofton

  Fans gather to talk about Japanese comics and ­animations. 3:30pm at Crofton Library: 410-222-7915; 

KIDS Sea Squirt: Wacky Weather • free

  Moms, dads and tots learn why the weather is always changing. 10:30-11am at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons: 410-326-2042;

Hong Kong Dance Company

  See Hong Kong’s Dance Company Quigming Riverside dancers, who performed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Dancers blend Eastern and Western world aesthetics and tap into China’s rich dance culture in their performances. No tickets needed. 7pm at  Maryland Hall, 801 Chase St., Annapolis:  410-280-5640;

Bowie-Crofton Camera Club • free

  Bring your photos that evoke a sense of calm, stillness, serenity, tranquility or solitude for the At Peace competition. Come early to enter. 7:30pm at All Saints Lutheran Church, 16510 Mount Oak Rd., Bowie: 301-464-1867; 

Book Talk • free

  Readers talk Edith Wharton’s Age of Innocence. 7-8:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291;

Annapolis Photo Club

  Learn, help and trade ideas with a group of diverse hobbyist and professional photographers. Corey Hilz  talks nature and travel photography. 7pm at 308 Maryland Hall, 801 Chase St., Annapolis: 410-903-5088;