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Virtual Program: Rain Gardens

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
Thurmont Regional Library
Learn about rain gardens with the Frederick County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources.

Visit FCPL's Facebook page to attend this program. View past recordings of this and other virtual programs on FCPL's Recent Virtual Programs page.

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Virtual Program: Introduction to African American Genealogy With Damita Drayton Green (AARCH) and Mary Mannix (FCPL)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
Join AARCH and the FCPL Maryland Room for an introduction to the methodology and resources for finding African American ancestors. During this presentation learn tips and tricks applicable to African American family history research. 

Damita Drayton Green is an independent historian and professional genealogist, studying African American life in the southern United States with a focus on women’s empowerment and Reconstruction. She is doctoral student of history at Morgan State University and the owner of Yesteryear Perspectives, LLC, a historical research and consulting company. Ms. Green is a member of AARCH, working on the history committee. 

Mary Mannix is the Maryland Room Manager of Frederick County Public Libraries, a position she has held since 1998. She teaches genealogy librarianship and archives at the University of Maryland iSchool. Mary regularly presents on a variety of local history and genealogy topics, including as an instructor in Frederick Community College’s Institute for Learning in Retirement. 

 Watch this program through Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live on FCPL's Facebook page. View past recordings of this and other virtual programs on FCPL's Recent Virtual Programs page.

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Virtual Program: Rain Barrels

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
Thurmont Regional Library
Learn about rain barrels with the Frederick County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources.

Visit FCPL's Facebook page to attend this program. View past recordings of this and other virtual programs on FCPL's Recent Virtual Programs page.

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Virtual Program: Meditation and Motion by Inner Court Tai-Ji

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Walkersville Branch Library

Start your day with a meditation and motion video from Cain Yentzer with Inner Court Tai-Ji.

Visit FCPL's Facebook page to attend this program. View past recordings of this and other virtual programs on FCPL's Recent Virtual Programs page.

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Virtual Program: Making American Buttercream Icing Frosting

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Walkersville Branch Library
Enjoy a step-by-step tutorial on a classic recipe for Vanilla American Buttercream Icing.

Visit FCPL's Facebook page to attend this program. View past recordings of this and other virtual programs on FCPL's Recent Virtual Programs page.

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Virtual Program: Stories To Tell: Read Classic Fairy Tales, Folklores and Contemporary Short Stories In American Sign Language

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
Watch a replay of this popular program from earlier in the summer.

The performance is presented by RIT/NTID Sunshine 2.0 Educational Touring Theater Company, which includes interactive text reading, video, and sign language in a virtual way. It will be accessible to those who are ASL signers and non signers. Voice interpreting will also be provided. This program promotes deaf awareness through performing arts and shares the beauty of ASL as used in the field of arts and education. This program is sponsored by Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library in a partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries and Maryland Association of the Deaf.

Watch on FCPL's Facebook page.  View past recordings of this and other virtual programs on FCPL's Recent Virtual Programs page.

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FCPL Board of Trustees

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
CBA Community Room
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Virtual Program: Happier, Healthier, & Kinder: How to Meditate & Why

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Beginning or strengthening a meditation practice can be much easier with the support of an instructor and classmates. Learn about meditation from a pragmatic, westernized, twenty-first century perspective. Gain experience with multiple different techniques. With Dr. J. Carl Gregg. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course.
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Monocacy Archeological Society

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
CBA Community Room
Monthly meeting of the Monocacy Archeological Society. MAS promotes and encourages educational programs related to the archeological heritage of Frederick County and the surrounding region. Co-sponsored by The Maryland Room.
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Virtual Program: World War II: Remembering the War by Those Who Fought

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. World War II remains the most total and destructive conflict in human history. It involved the major industrial countries and left an indelible mark on global memory. This class will analyze the cause, course, and aftermath of World War II. In addition to discussing the course of the war in both Europe and the Pacific, the class will consider topics such as roles of women and minority groups as well as the motivations and experiences on the battlefield. All these remembrances will be introduced by the men and women who served. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
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Virtual Program: Happier, Healthier, & Kinder: How to Meditate & Why

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Beginning or strengthening a meditation practice can be much easier with the support of an instructor and classmates. Learn about meditation from a pragmatic, westernized, twenty-first century perspective. Gain experience with multiple different techniques. With Dr. J. Carl Gregg. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course.
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Virtual Program: World War II: Remembering the War by Those Who Fought

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. World War II remains the most total and destructive conflict in human history. It involved the major industrial countries and left an indelible mark on global memory. This class will analyze the cause, course, and aftermath of World War II. In addition to discussing the course of the war in both Europe and the Pacific, the class will consider topics such as roles of women and minority groups as well as the motivations and experiences on the battlefield. All these remembrances will be introduced by the men and women who served. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
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Virtual Program: Happier, Healthier, & Kinder: How to Meditate & Why

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Beginning or strengthening a meditation practice can be much easier with the support of an instructor and classmates. Learn about meditation from a pragmatic, westernized, twenty-first century perspective. Gain experience with multiple different techniques. With Dr. J. Carl Gregg. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course.
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Virtual Program: World War II: Remembering the War by Those Who Fought

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. World War II remains the most total and destructive conflict in human history. It involved the major industrial countries and left an indelible mark on global memory. This class will analyze the cause, course, and aftermath of World War II. In addition to discussing the course of the war in both Europe and the Pacific, the class will consider topics such as roles of women and minority groups as well as the motivations and experiences on the battlefield. All these remembrances will be introduced by the men and women who served. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
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Virtual Program: Happier, Healthier, & Kinder: How to Meditate & Why

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Beginning or strengthening a meditation practice can be much easier with the support of an instructor and classmates. Learn about meditation from a pragmatic, westernized, twenty-first century perspective. Gain experience with multiple different techniques. With Dr. J. Carl Gregg. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course.
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Virtual Program: World War II: Remembering the War by Those Who Fought

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. World War II remains the most total and destructive conflict in human history. It involved the major industrial countries and left an indelible mark on global memory. This class will analyze the cause, course, and aftermath of World War II. In addition to discussing the course of the war in both Europe and the Pacific, the class will consider topics such as roles of women and minority groups as well as the motivations and experiences on the battlefield. All these remembrances will be introduced by the men and women who served. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
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Virtual Program: Happier, Healthier, & Kinder: How to Meditate & Why

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Beginning or strengthening a meditation practice can be much easier with the support of an instructor and classmates. Learn about meditation from a pragmatic, westernized, twenty-first century perspective. Gain experience with multiple different techniques. With Dr. J. Carl Gregg. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course.
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FCPL Board of Trustees

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
CBA Community Room

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Virtual Program: World War II: Remembering the War by Those Who Fought

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. World War II remains the most total and destructive conflict in human history. It involved the major industrial countries and left an indelible mark on global memory. This class will analyze the cause, course, and aftermath of World War II. In addition to discussing the course of the war in both Europe and the Pacific, the class will consider topics such as roles of women and minority groups as well as the motivations and experiences on the battlefield. All these remembrances will be introduced by the men and women who served. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
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Virtual Program: Happier, Healthier, & Kinder: How to Meditate & Why

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Beginning or strengthening a meditation practice can be much easier with the support of an instructor and classmates. Learn about meditation from a pragmatic, westernized, twenty-first century perspective. Gain experience with multiple different techniques. With Dr. J. Carl Gregg. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course.
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Virtual Program: Dementia 101

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Dementia 101 will provide a basic understanding of dementia. This class will define the term and discuss the difference between normal aging and dementia. We will also investigate the difference between reversible and irreversible forms of dementias and look at the risk factors. Then we’ll discuss the process for diagnosing dementias and explore the symptoms of various forms of dementia. The third class in the series will explore the importance of understanding behaviors in dementia. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
NOTE: Participants are asked to watch the film “What They Had” (2018, R) before the course begins. DVD copies are available to be checked out through FCPL, and the film can be streamed for free with a library card through Kanopy.com.
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Virtual Program: World War II: Remembering the War by Those Who Fought

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. World War II remains the most total and destructive conflict in human history. It involved the major industrial countries and left an indelible mark on global memory. This class will analyze the cause, course, and aftermath of World War II. In addition to discussing the course of the war in both Europe and the Pacific, the class will consider topics such as roles of women and minority groups as well as the motivations and experiences on the battlefield. All these remembrances will be introduced by the men and women who served. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
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Virtual Program: Dementia 101

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Dementia 101 will provide a basic understanding of dementia. This class will define the term and discuss the difference between normal aging and dementia. We will also investigate the difference between reversible and irreversible forms of dementias and look at the risk factors. Then we’ll discuss the process for diagnosing dementias and explore the symptoms of various forms of dementia. The third class in the series will explore the importance of understanding behaviors in dementia. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
NOTE: Participants are asked to watch the film “What They Had” (2018, R) before the course begins. DVD copies are available to be checked out through FCPL, and the film can be streamed for free with a library card through Kanopy.com.
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Virtual Program: Dementia 101

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Dementia 101 will provide a basic understanding of dementia. This class will define the term and discuss the difference between normal aging and dementia. We will also investigate the difference between reversible and irreversible forms of dementias and look at the risk factors. Then we’ll discuss the process for diagnosing dementias and explore the symptoms of various forms of dementia. The third class in the series will explore the importance of understanding behaviors in dementia. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course. 
NOTE: Participants are asked to watch the film “What They Had” (2018, R) before the course begins. DVD copies are available to be checked out through FCPL, and the film can be streamed for free with a library card through Kanopy.com.
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Virtual Program: Cultural Competency and Unconscious Bias

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
C. Burr Artz Public Library
An Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR 55+) virtual program. Implicit bias is the unconscious attribution of particular qualities to a member of a certain social group. Stereotypes are shaped by experience and based on learned associations between social categories including race and/or gender. Do you consider yourself biased? Learn how to recognize implicit (unconscious) bias, acknowledge it, and overcome it by reflecting on your own cultural perceptions and how they influence every aspect of life. With Elizabeth Ljubic. This course is offered for free through the ILR Program and is made possible by the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund. To sign up, please go to frederick.edu/ILR and search for the course.
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