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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:

    • www.mymoney.gov
      From the Financial Literacy & Education Commission, take money quizzes, learn about spending, saving, investing and more.
    • www.fdic.gov
      The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation offers credible links and education on financial topics.
    • www.nefe.org
      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!