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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, 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 Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 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, January 23, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, January 30, 2019 - 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, January 30, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, February 06, 2019 - 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, February 06, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

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

Art and Yoga

When: Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Art and Yoga classes begin with yoga from 10:30- 11:30 am. The style of yoga is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it. It is restorative for the mind, body, and spirit. Art will follow directly after yoga from 11:30 am to 12 pm. Projects will be fun and simple and promote exploration of emotions, feelings, gratitude, and well-being.
Please bring a yoga mat and water. Yoga mats are provided if needed by reaching out to Jen Thomas at 301-777-9150, Ext.109.
Infused water and a light snack will be available, there is no cost to attend, and all art material will be provided following the yoga. Bring a friend!
Stretching to EmPower is a Yoga Wellness program to educate, motivate, strengthen and empower women (although men are welcome to attend!) This program is made possible by funding comes from the Federal Office on Women's Health and Area Health Education Center West, and other community partners.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 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, February 13, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

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

Art and Yoga

When: Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Art and Yoga classes begin with yoga from 10:30- 11:30 am. The style of yoga is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it. It is restorative for the mind, body, and spirit. Art will follow directly after yoga from 11:30 am to 12 pm. Projects will be fun and simple and promote exploration of emotions, feelings, gratitude, and well-being.
Please bring a yoga mat and water. Yoga mats are provided if needed by reaching out to Jen Thomas at 301-777-9150, Ext.109.
Infused water and a light snack will be available, there is no cost to attend, and all art material will be provided following the yoga. Bring a friend!
Stretching to EmPower is a Yoga Wellness program to educate, motivate, strengthen and empower women (although men are welcome to attend!) This program is made possible by funding comes from the Federal Office on Women's Health and Area Health Education Center West, and other community partners.

African American History Month with Lynn Bowman

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Local author and educator Lynn Bowman presents research from her recent work, "Everyone Counts" with highlights on how individuals learned Jim Crow laws and the ramifications of that perceptual filter on our communities.
An associate professor of English and Speech at Allegany College of Maryland, Lynn Bowman also serves her community as a member of Maryland's Commission on African-American History and Culture.
Lynn Bowman has written four books on African-American history in Allegany County.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 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, February 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

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

Art and Yoga

When: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Art and Yoga classes begin with yoga from 10:30- 11:30 am. The style of yoga is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it. It is restorative for the mind, body, and spirit. Art will follow directly after yoga from 11:30 am to 12 pm. Projects will be fun and simple and promote exploration of emotions, feelings, gratitude, and well-being.
Please bring a yoga mat and water. Yoga mats are provided if needed by reaching out to Jen Thomas at 301-777-9150, Ext.109.
Infused water and a light snack will be available, there is no cost to attend, and all art material will be provided following the yoga. Bring a friend!
Stretching to EmPower is a Yoga Wellness program to educate, motivate, strengthen and empower women (although men are welcome to attend!) This program is made possible by funding comes from the Federal Office on Women's Health and Area Health Education Center West, and other community partners.

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.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 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, February 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

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

Art and Yoga

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Art and Yoga classes begin with yoga from 10:30- 11:30 am. The style of yoga is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it. It is restorative for the mind, body, and spirit. Art will follow directly after yoga from 11:30 am to 12 pm. Projects will be fun and simple and promote exploration of emotions, feelings, gratitude, and well-being.
Please bring a yoga mat and water. Yoga mats are provided if needed by reaching out to Jen Thomas at 301-777-9150, Ext.109.
Infused water and a light snack will be available, there is no cost to attend, and all art material will be provided following the yoga. Bring a friend!
Stretching to EmPower is a Yoga Wellness program to educate, motivate, strengthen and empower women (although men are welcome to attend!) This program is made possible by funding comes from the Federal Office on Women's Health and Area Health Education Center West, and other community partners.

LaVale Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - 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, March 06, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

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

Friends of the LaVale Library Meeting

When: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

The Friends of the LaVale Library will be meeting. This meeting is open to all. Come and learn about what the Friends are doing to support the LaVale Library!

Art and Yoga

When: Thursday, March 07, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Art and Yoga classes begin with yoga from 10:30- 11:30 am. The style of yoga is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it. It is restorative for the mind, body, and spirit. Art will follow directly after yoga from 11:30 am to 12 pm. Projects will be fun and simple and promote exploration of emotions, feelings, gratitude, and well-being.
Please bring a yoga mat and water. Yoga mats are provided if needed by reaching out to Jen Thomas at 301-777-9150, Ext.109.
Infused water and a light snack will be available, there is no cost to attend, and all art material will be provided following the yoga. Bring a friend!
Stretching to EmPower is a Yoga Wellness program to educate, motivate, strengthen and empower women (although men are welcome to attend!) This program is made possible by funding comes from the Federal Office on Women's Health and Area Health Education Center West, and other community partners.

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 Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 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, March 13, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

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

Art and Yoga

When: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Art and Yoga classes begin with yoga from 10:30- 11:30 am. The style of yoga is suitable for all levels, including those brand new to it. It is restorative for the mind, body, and spirit. Art will follow directly after yoga from 11:30 am to 12 pm. Projects will be fun and simple and promote exploration of emotions, feelings, gratitude, and well-being.
Please bring a yoga mat and water. Yoga mats are provided if needed by reaching out to Jen Thomas at 301-777-9150, Ext.109.
Infused water and a light snack will be available, there is no cost to attend, and all art material will be provided following the yoga. Bring a friend!
Stretching to EmPower is a Yoga Wellness program to educate, motivate, strengthen and empower women (although men are welcome to attend!) This program is made possible by funding comes from the Federal Office on Women's Health and Area Health Education Center West, and other community partners.

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 Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 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, March 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, 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 Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 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, March 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, April 03, 2019 - 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, April 03, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, April 10, 2019 - 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, April 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, 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 Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 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, April 17, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, 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 Toddler Time

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 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, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, May 01, 2019 - 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, May 01, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, May 08, 2019 - 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, May 08, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, May 15, 2019 - 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, May 15, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Grow your child's early literary 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, 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 Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, May 28, 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 Our Story, 77 Hours That Tested Our Friendship and Faith by Jeff Goodell.

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 Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, June 25, 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 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.

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.