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LaVale Library

815 National Highway
LaVale, MD 21502
Phone: 301-729-0855
Fax: 301-729-3490
Email: lavalelibrary@alleganycountylibrary.info

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HOURS

DAY OF THE WEEK HOURS
Monday 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

 

Upcoming events at LaVale Library:

 

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us at the LaVale Library for our monthly book club for adults! We usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss a different book. This month we will be discussing "The Great Alone" by Kristen Hannah.

Raspberry Pi! Maryland STEM Festival Program

When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Come for an electronics/coding session with Allegany County Public Schools STEM Coordinator Melissa Kaye. The class will be using Raspberry Pi's.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

LaVale Story Time

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Read to Opie

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Children's Room

The Allegany County Library System is welcoming another therapy dog into its children’s literacy program. Beginning on September 1, children can come to the library and read a book of their choice to Opie, a Havanese mix, a certified therapy dog through Canines for Christ. Opie is part of the Study Buddies program for schools and libraries. Opie was adopted from the Allegany County Animal Shelter at three months of age. He is currently nine years old. Opie will be at the LaVale Library every other Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Reading to Opie will help improve a child’s reading skills. For more information please stop by the LaVale Library or call 301-729-0855.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

LaVale Story Time

When: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

LaVale Cookbook Group: Holiday Cookie Special

When: Monday, November 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

The LaVale Cookbook Group is meeting for a Holiday Cookie Special event with return guest chef Ellen Clark Wulchin. Ms. Wulchin will bring 3 cookies that are based on other countries from around the world and recipes.
She will also bring sugar cookies and glaze and other things that the sugar cookies can be decorated with that the cookbook club group can decorate themselves.

Ms. Wulchin is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of the America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY, and an instructor of the culinary arts at Culinaria Cooking School in Vienna, VA. Ms. Wulchin has traveled widely throughout Australia, Asia, Europe, and South America and tasting and experimenting with new foods has become her favorite hobby.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

Members then prepare a dish related to the theme and share it with the group.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the LaVale Library at 301-729-0855.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Lavale Story Time

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Read to Opie

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 1:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Children's Room

The Allegany County Library System is welcoming another therapy dog into its children’s literacy program. Children can come to the library and read a book of their choice to Opie, a Havanese mix, a certified therapy dog through Canines for Christ. Opie is part of the Study Buddies program for schools and libraries. Opie was adopted from the Allegany County Animal Shelter at three months of age. He is currently nine years old. Opie will be at the LaVale Library every other Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Reading to Opie will help improve a child’s reading skills. For more information please stop by the LaVale Library or call 301-729-0855.

Library Board of Trustees regular meeting

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Regular monthly meeting of the Allegany County LIbrary System Board of Trustees.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Lavale Story Time

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us at the LaVale Library for our monthly book club for adults! We usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss a different book. This month we will be discussing "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Lavale Story Time

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, December 05, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Lavale Story Time

When: Wednesday, December 05, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Christmas Movie Night

When: Thursday, December 06, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library

Kick-off the holiday season with a family movie night at the LaVale Library. We will be watching Mickey's A Christmas Carol and enjoying popcorn and drinks. PJ's are welcome!

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

Lavale Story Time

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!

LaVale Cookbook Group

When: Monday, December 17, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room


The Cookbook Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:00PM in the LaVale Library Community Room.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

This event is free and open to the public.

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us at the LaVale Library for our monthly book club for adults! We usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss a different book.

A Taste of Civility

When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

A Taste of Civility. Sponsored by the Allegany County NAACP and Choose Civility: Allegany County Chapter.
Come join us for an evening of celebration of all cultures. All are welcome. Bring a food dish or a story to share with the group.

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us at the LaVale Library for our monthly book club for adults! We usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss a different book. This month we will be discussing the Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy.

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us at the LaVale Library for our monthly book club for adults! We usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss a different book. This month we will be discussing A Gentleman on Moscow by Amor Towles.

Library Board of Trustees regular meeting

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Regular monthly meeting of the Allegany County LIbrary System Board of Trustees.

LaVale Cookbook Group

When: Monday, March 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room


The Cookbook Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:00PM in the LaVale Library Community Room.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

This event is free and open to the public.

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us at the LaVale Library for our monthly book club for adults! We usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss a different book. This month we will be discussing The Son Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton.

LaVale Cookbook Group

When: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room


The Cookbook Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:00PM in the LaVale Library Community Room.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

This event is free and open to the public.

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us at the LaVale Library for our monthly book club for adults! We usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. to discuss a different book. This month we will be discussing The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne.

LaVale Cookbook Group

When: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room


The Cookbook Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:00PM in the LaVale Library Community Room.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

This event is free and open to the public.

LaVale Cookbook Group

When: Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room


The Cookbook Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:00PM in the LaVale Library Community Room.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

This event is free and open to the public.

LaVale Cookbook Group

When: Monday, July 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room


The Cookbook Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:00PM in the LaVale Library Community Room.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

This event is free and open to the public.

LaVale Cookbook Group

When: Monday, August 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room


The Cookbook Group meets the third Monday of every month at 6:00PM in the LaVale Library Community Room.

At each meeting, the club chooses a food "theme" for the following month.

This event is free and open to the public.