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Introduction to MahJong

11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event, Workshop
Event Details:
Have you always wanted to learn how to play Mahjong? Wanda Edwards is an experienced player and she wants to teach you how. Put on your thinking cap and join us for some fun. Mahjong or Mah Jongg is a tile based game, similar to rummy. Playing Mah...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Workshop

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Online
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Poetry & Writing, Workshop
Event Details:
Join acclaimed writer, editor, and poet Elaine Person during these sessions to improve your writing. While poetry is the primary focus of the workshop, prose is also welcome.   JOIN US ON ZOOM ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga with Deborah

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join Deborah in the meeting room for a FREE Yoga class. Bring your own mat and water bottle.   ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Palooza

10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Time

Preschool Palooza

Enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, movement, and a puppet show finale to help support early literacy development and cognitive growth using Every Child Ready to Read practices: reading, writing, playing, singing, and talking. The program is followed by a fun craft.

Recommended for children ages 3 to 5 years.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books to Die for Book Club

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club

Books to Die for Book Club

It’s our book club for lovers of mysteries and suspense! We encourage everyone to read the book if they can, but come anyway even if you didn’t (just don’t mind the spoilers!). 

Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.

*May move to November 19 because of Thanksgiving holiday

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Tales

10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Story Time

Toddler Tales

Enjoy age-appropriate books and stories, as well as action rhymes, songs, fingerplays, a puppet show finale, to help support toddlers’ early literacy development, basic gross motor movement and cognitive growth using Every Child Ready to Read practices: reading, writing, playing, singing, and talking. The program is followed with puppet playtime.

Recommended for children ages 18 months to 3 years.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Contemporary Authors Book Club

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club

Contemporary Authors Book Club

Contemporary Authors is a lively group that discusses current fiction (and the occasional taste of non-fiction).

Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.

Selections for 2024:

  •  January 24, 2024 – Nita Prose, The Maid search the catalog
  •  February 28, 2024 – Marie Benedict, The First Ladies search the catalog
  •  March 27, 2024 – Michael Finkel, The Art Thief search the catalog
  •  April 24, 2024 – Briana Labuskes, The Librarian of Burned Books  search the catalog
  •  May 22, 2024 – Abraham Verghese, The Covenant of Water [Chapters 1-5] search the catalog
  •  June 26, 2024 – Abraham Verghese, The Covenant of Water [Chapters 6-10] search the catalog
  • July 24, 2024 – TBD
  • August 28, 2024 – TBD
  • September 25, 2024 – TBD
  • October 23, 2024 – TBD
  • November 20, 2024 – SPECIAL DAY – TBD
  • No December meeting
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Morse Code History and Bracelet making

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room
Register Now
Registration
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Did you know Morse Code Day is April 27?  Come meet Morse Code enthusiast, Jerry Galloway for a brief history of Morse Code and then make a Morse Code bracelet. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Maitland Walks

7:00am - 8:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Maitland Walks

Join us every Thursday at 7 am for a group walk around our neighboring lakes, then cool down with conversation and coffee at the Library. 

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Babbles

10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Story Time

Baby Babbles

Socialize with other caregivers while engaging your baby with stories, songs, and rhymes that are carefully selected to foster cognitive and fine motor skill development using Every Child Ready to Read practices: reading, writing, playing, singing, and talking. The program is followed with open play and socializing.

Recommended for babies from birth to 18 months.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Adventures with Books

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:
Adventures with Books is an enrichment program geared towards homeschooled children (K-8), run by local moms and sponsored by the Library. The program is free, but you may be asked to help with supplies or snacks. We do welcome younger siblings. R...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Laughter Yoga

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join certified Laughter Yoga teacher Dana Kaplan in this program focused on helping your body create feel-good hormones using a gentle form of exercise combining breathing techniques from yoga with laughter exercises. You do not need a yoga mat an...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sensory Story Time

10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Story Time

Sensory Story Time

Explore early learning concepts with Ms. Christina and Ms. Kami with action songs, interactive stories, and sensory activities! This special story time is on the last Friday of the month @ 10:30am.

Recommended for children ages 2 to 5.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Poetry Awards & Coffeehouse

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Poetry & Writing, Special Event
Event Details:
2024 Theme: Dreams & Dragons The annual Poetry Contest is held each year, with entries collected in March. Cash prizes for both adults and youth sponsored by the Friends of the Maitland Public Library. Winners will be announced at th...

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Allergy Notice

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with nuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing Workshop

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Online
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Poetry & Writing, Workshop
Event Details:
Join acclaimed writer, editor, and poet Elaine Person during these sessions to improve your writing. While poetry is the primary focus of the workshop, prose is also welcome. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga with Deborah

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join Deborah in the meeting room for a FREE Yoga class. Bring your own mat and water bottle.   ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Palooza

10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Story Time

Preschool Palooza

Enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, movement, and a puppet show finale to help support early literacy development and cognitive growth using Every Child Ready to Read practices: reading, writing, playing, singing, and talking. The program is followed by a fun craft.

Recommended for children ages 3 to 5 years.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Tales

10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Story Time

Toddler Tales

Enjoy age-appropriate books and stories, as well as action rhymes, songs, fingerplays, a puppet show finale, to help support toddlers’ early literacy development, basic gross motor movement and cognitive growth using Every Child Ready to Read practices: reading, writing, playing, singing, and talking. The program is followed with puppet playtime.

Recommended for children ages 18 months to 3 years.

This event is in the "Children" group.

LEGO® Free Build

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology/STEM

LEGO® Free Build

We provide the bricks and you build! No registration required. Recommended for ages 5 and up.  

NOTE: This program is not affiliated with or sponsored by The LEGO® Group.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Maitland Walks

7:00am - 8:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Maitland Walks

Join us every Thursday at 7 am for a group walk around our neighboring lakes, then cool down with conversation and coffee at the Library. 

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Babbles

10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Story Time

Baby Babbles

Socialize with other caregivers while engaging your baby with stories, songs, and rhymes that are carefully selected to foster cognitive and fine motor skill development using Every Child Ready to Read practices: reading, writing, playing, singing, and talking. The program is followed with open play and socializing.

Recommended for babies from birth to 18 months.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Adventures with Books

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:
Adventures with Books is an enrichment program geared towards homeschooled children (K-8), run by local moms and sponsored by the Library. The program is free, but you may be asked to help with supplies or snacks. We do welcome younger siblings. R...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tai Chi

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join Jamie Binkley, a fitness instructor at the Crosby Wellness Center at the Center for Health & Wellbeing, for this fun and relaxing Tai Chi for Beginners Class. We will begin with standing meditation and progress to basic gentle movements, coo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Star Wars and S.T.E.M. - A May the Fourth Celebration

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Register Now
Registration
Library Branch: Maitland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Science & Technology/STEM, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us for a Star Wars Celebration with themed S.T.E.M. activities. Make your own mini light saber, test your "piloting" skills with a DIY airplane launcher, and see if you can make a robot hand that can compete with R2D2. May the Fourth be with You...

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Children and adults participating in Maitland Public Library's programs may be photographed or recorded by Library staff members, newspaper or television reporters/photographers, or others involved with the program. The Maitland Public Library reserves the right to use such photographs or recordings for promotional purposes, in print and online. All library patrons consent to the use of their photo and/or video for such purposes, without compensation. To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be labeled with personally identifiable information without express consent. Notify Library staff if you do not want to be photographed or recorded.