Library closed for holiday
All three locations of the St. Mary’s County Library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day. All three locations will be open for regular hours on Nov. 13.
Day of expungement planneed
The Lexington Park library will hold “Expungement Day: Second Chances” on Friday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Williams, McClernan & Stack LLC will be offering free legal help to those seeking expungement of criminal records. Call the Lexington Park library at 301-863-8188, ext. 3, to register for a time slot. Walk-ins are welcome if time is available. This is part of the Disman- tling Racism series, and is a Choose Civility Southern Maryland event.
Book discussion planned
The Leonardtown library will hold a special Dismantling Racism and Choose Civility book discussion on “Barracoon: The Last Black Cargo,” on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Karl Pence will join to discuss the new Zora Neale Hurston book.
Learn about tax form changes
The Charlotte Hall library will have a presentation on tax reform changes for 2018 on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes for both individuals and businesses. Local experts will walk you through these changes and discuss ways to save money in 2018 and beyond. Registration is recommended at www.stmalib. org.
Learn to avoid ‘fake news’
The Leonardtown library will hold a presentation called “Escape Fake News” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Join Newseum education staff as the library tackles buzzwords, bots and bad actors on social media. In 90 minutes, get clear definitions of current media terms, practical tools to identify fake and flawed news, and practice with real examples. Registration is required at www.stmalib.org.