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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 | UpCrafting Programs |

 Learn Improv @ the Library |  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... Gastroenterology
    Wednesday, October 11th @ 7:00 PM
    Let's talk about common cancers of the digestive tract, including colon, esophageal, stomach, liver and pancreas and what we can do to help prevent these diseases. With Dr. Pear Mohammad Enam, MD.

    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, useful, and interesting crafts from recycled materials. Have fun and feel good about it!

    Tuesday, October 3rd is our next UpCrafting program. Remember to register beginning September 19th!

    Join us as we make these adorable Jack-O-Lanterns from old paperback books!


    Thursday, September 28th @ 5:00 PM - For ages 16 and up. Learn some basics of comedic improv, like you've seen on "Whose Line is it Anyway?" No experience needed, just be prepared to laugh! Registration required beginning September 14th.

    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 classes!