Learn how to cook healthy
The Charlotte Hall library will hold a Healthy Cooking demonstration with chef Gayle Owens on Monday, Sept, 17, from 3 to 5 p.m. Learn cooking techniques and recipes, how to prepare healthy, inexpensive and easy dishes/meals, and get free samples and giveaways. Registration required on www.stmalib.org.
Book Bites program offered
St. Mary’s County Library will host Book Bits at Pax River Ale House in Lexington Park on Monday, Sept. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Grab a bite and gab about books! Join us for a relaxed conversation about what you’ve been reading. Share what you loved (or loathed) about the last book you read, gather new recommendations from the rest of the group, and enjoy the company of fellow bibliophiles. Adults only. No registration required.
Class help grant seekers
The Lexington Park library will hold Introduction to Finding Grants class on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this one-hour live webinar course. After class, take advantage of reserved computer lab time to search the Foundation Directory Online and network with other members of the nonprofit community. Registration required on www.stmalib.org.
Preschoolers can explore art
The Lexington Park library will hold Preschool Art Explorers: Veggie Van Gogh on Friday, Sept. 21, from 2 to 3 p.m. Paint beautiful works of art with carved pieces of veggies. All supplies provided by the library. Designed with 2- to 5-year-olds in mind, but any young child with a creative side is welcome. Registration required, and will open on Sept. 7 on www.stmalib.org.