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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, 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!

Read to Opie

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Children's Room

Children can come to the library and read a book of their choice to Opie, a Havanese mix, a certified therapy dog. 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.








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!

Book Discussion of Heartland by Sarah Smarsh

When: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 5:30 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join us for a book discussion of “Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth” by Sarah Smarsh. An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America that will deepen our understanding of the ways in which class shapes our country. Hosted by the Women's Action Coalition of Greater Allegany County. This program is part of the Choose Civility initiative.

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!

Writing Group

When: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join a group of local writers coming together for encouragement, inspiration, and understanding. Topics covered will include, principles of good writing, style and unity, literary devices, editing, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own writing to share or discuss.

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 group shares food and recipes based on a fun theme.

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 group shares food and recipes based on a fun theme.

This event is free and open to the public.

Writing Group

When: Monday, June 24, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join a group of local writers coming together for encouragement, inspiration, and understanding. Topics covered will include, principles of good writing, style and unity, literary devices, editing, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own writing to share or discuss.

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 group shares food and recipes based on a fun theme.

This event is free and open to the public.

Writing Group

When: Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join a group of local writers coming together for encouragement, inspiration, and understanding. Topics covered will include, principles of good writing, style and unity, literary devices, editing, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own writing to share or discuss.

LaVale Book Discussion Group

When: Tuesday, July 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.

Summer@Your Library: Tall Tales

When: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 6:30 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Award-winning storytellers Katie and Otto Ross will perform tall tales and music from Appalachian history. You've never heard local history this way before!

Summer @ Your Library: Superhero Dance Party

When: Thursday, August 08, 2019 - 6:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library

We're wrapping up a fun-filled summer with a Superhero Dance Party! Put on your dancing shoes and come to the LaVale Library for a toe-tapping good time! Costumes encouraged but not required!

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 group shares food and recipes based on a fun theme.

This event is free and open to the public.

Writing Group

When: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join a group of local writers coming together for encouragement, inspiration, and understanding. Topics covered will include, principles of good writing, style and unity, literary devices, editing, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own writing to share or discuss.

Writing Group

When: Monday, September 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Where: LaVale Library at Meeting Room

Join a group of local writers coming together for encouragement, inspiration, and understanding. Topics covered will include, principles of good writing, style and unity, literary devices, editing, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own writing to share or discuss.