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Life Skills Programs

From your health to your money to indulging your creative side, we offer an array of programs for all areas of your life!

 Ask a Doctor Series | Make & Take Programs |

  Financial Literacy Series

    Washington County Free Library is excited to offer this conversation-style, informational series of programs featuring area physicians. Light refreshments will be provided.

    Ask a Doctor About... Strokes, Mini-Strokes, & Seizures
    Wednesday, November 15th @ 7:00 PM
    What causes strokes, mini-strokes, & seizures? How can we prevent them and their complications? With Sarim Mir, MD, Neurologist.

    You can register today, here.

    Ask a Doctor About... Diabetes
    Wednesday, December 20th @ 7:00 PM 
    This program has been cancelled and the Ask a Doctor series will resume in the new year. Thank you!

    Ask a Doctor About... Kidney Troubles
    Wednesday, January 10th @ 7:00 PM
    Dr. M. R. Chaudhry, urologist, will be here to talk about managing kidney stones, & what to do if one has a kidney cyst, tumor, or blood in the urine.

    You can register today, here.

    On the first Tuesday of the monthfrom 6:00 - 8:00 PM, join us to get crafty @ the library!  Create lovely and interesting crafts for yourself or a loved one.

    Tuesday, November 7th is our next Make & Take program. Remember to register beginning October 24th!

    Join us as we create Sharpie-designed coasters for all your beverage needs!

    Daily Money Management, Tuesday, October 3rd @ 6:00 PM - Get advice on choosing a credit union, maintaining your bank account, and more. Register beginning September 19th! With Tacy Meyers, Hagerstown Housing Authority.

    Earn It, Plan It, Keep It, Tuesday, October 10th @ 6:00 PM - Learn to create and maintain a spending plan, make changes and set goals. Register beginning September 26th! With Kelli Tencer, REACH of Washington County.

    Mastering Your Credit, Tuesday, October 17th @ 6:00 PM - Learn about credit reports and scores, how to make corrections and improve your credit rating. Register beginning October 3rd! With Brooke Grossman, Horizon-Goodwill Industries.

    Taxes and Beyond, Tuesday, October 24th @ 6:00 PM - Eligible tax credits, filing requirements, planning your refund and what documentation you need to file. Register beginning October 10th! With Brooke Grossman, Horizon-Goodwill Industries.

    Pump Up Your Piggy Bank, Tuesday, November 7th @ 6:00 PM - Learn to spend less and save more! Register beginning October 17th! With Kelli Tencer, REACH of Washington County.

    Plus, check out the following helpful links:

      From the Financial Literacy & Education Commission, take money quizzes, learn about spending, saving, investing and more.
      The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation offers credible links and education on financial topics.
      The National Endowment for Financial Education is a private, nonprofit,  national foundation offering financial education to all levels of  learners.

    Take a look at our Computer & Device and Banking Basics classes!