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History and Heritage of Brewer's Hill Cemetery through Genealogy

February 15, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: African American Interest, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Learn about the history of Brewer's Hill Cemetery and other local African American Cemeteries and their occupants. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crownsville Hospital: from Lunacy to Legacy

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: African American Interest, History & Genealogy, Movies
Event Details:
The history of the Crownsville State Mental Hospital in Crownsville, Maryland, USA. Featuring archival footage to show how the hospital changed from its opening in 1910 to its closure 96 years later. Join us for a special showing, followed by Q&am...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Introduction to Historic Hancock's Resolution

March 4, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mountain Road Library
Library Branch: Mountain Road Library
Room: Mountain Road - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Join us for an introduction to an historic Pasadena treasure, Hancock's Resolution - a remnant of a middle-class farm dating to the 17th century.  Led by docent Anne Feeney and Master Gardener Nancy Allred, learn of the farm’s history,...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy - The Basics

March 11, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Tom McCarriar from the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society will help you get started in genealogy. They will discuss finding basic records to continue your reasearch online and at local repositories. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fly Girls

March 16, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Severna Park Library
Library Branch: Severna Park Library
Room: Severna Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
Join lecturer Bruce Kagan for this stirring historical presentation on the little known heroic contribution brave women made to win WW II. These women were the first female pilots of US military aircraft. Their story is of women past, present, a...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lunch and Learn: Women's Rights...the Struggle for the Vote

March 17, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Odenton Library
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Special Events, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
This program traces the story of the key figures in the Suffrage Movement that lead up to the passage of the 19th Amendment. From Seneca Falls to the "Women's Rights Museum" at the Wesleyan Church, where the first women's rights convention ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Women's Rights...the struggle for the vote

March 17, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
Join historian, Bruce Kagan, as he traces the story of the key figures in the Suffrage Movement that lead up to the passage of the 19th Amendment. From the Women's Rights National Historical Park to the historic homes of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Su...
This event is in the "All" group.

Clara Barton: Red Cross Angel

March 21, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Severn Library
Library Branch: Severn Library
Room: Severn - Community Meeting Room AB (under construction)
Age Group: All
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
Join award-winning actress and Smithsonian Scholar, Mary Ann Jung, as she brings the Clara Barton story, Red Cross Angel, to life. Miss Barton was a true heroine, risking her life to help others while nursing at the Battle of Antietam. She was a pass...
This event is in the "All" group.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Equality for All! 

March 21, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: All
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
If you don’t know who Stanton is, you should! This 19th-century Seneca Falls pioneer, and champion of Woman’s Rights, stood out because she had several things other suffragists lacked: a husband, seven children, tremendous writing ability, and a wick...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census Records

March 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
As Census 2020 nears, learn how genealogists use census records to provide a foundation for research into generations past. Find out about library resources that provide access to past census records and better understand how filling out the current ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy: Using Newspapers

March 23, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Odenton Library
Registration
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, History & Genealogy, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
 Explore the use of newspapers to expand your research. Learn how to find the publications available, with emphasis on online resources. ...
This event is in the "All" group.

March of the Women

March 28, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: All
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Performing Arts & Music, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
“March of the Women” was one of many battle cries during the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Celebrate Women’s History Month with songs of female composers presented with narration in this recital presented by Coalition for African Americans in the Perfor...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Amending America: How Women Won the Vote!

April 2, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
Join Kate Campbell Stevenson as she speaks to us about How the Women Won the Vote and learn more about suffrage history. Featuring Abigail Adams, First Lady and early women's rights activist, Rose Crabtree, Council member of the 1920 All-Female Town ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Iron Jawed Angels

April 9, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Movies, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
To celebrate 100 years of women voting, the League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County will host a screening of Iron Jawed Angels.The film is a moving tribute to the suffragists who worked tirelessly for passage of the 19th Amendment giv...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The City of Laurel is 150!

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, History & Genealogy, Special Events
Event Details:
Learn about the history of Laurel and see some artifacts, as we celebrate the the City of Laurel's sesquicentennial! The City of Laurel commemorates the 150th anniversary of incorporation in 1870 with year-long events and celebrations. Join Ann Be...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Your European Roots... German Genealogy

May 4, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Join Carol Carman as she discusses some tips, tricks, and strategies for researching your genealogy in Germany specifically, but with suggestions for the rest of Europe as well. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

History and Heritage of Brewer's Hill Cemetery through Genealogy

May 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: African American Interest, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Learn about the history of Brewer's Hill Cemetery and other local African American cemeteries. ...