In the form of traditional and contemporary bookmaking and paper crafting, The Amazing Race exhibition is designed to chronicle certain aspects of the Atlantic slave trade experience from its beginnings in Africa to its early years in the Americas. The exhibit exemplifies the extraordinary strength, courage, and grace of the people and their descendants who survived this African diaspora to become valuable productive citizens of the Americas.
Children ages birth to fifth grade are eligible to win two free vouchers for tickets to an Orioles game, just for reading five books on our special reading list! Stop by any of our locations to pick up a copy of the bookmark with the reading list and to find out more.
All bookmarks must be returned by April 1.
Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite with Wedding Singer director Frank Coraci for this Warner Bros. romantic comedy about a terrible blind date that segues into a nightmare family vacation.
Lauren (Barrymore) and Jim (Sandler) are two single parents just looking for love. In the wake of a blind date that turns disastrous, both agree that they're better off single. Just when Lauren and Jim thought they would never see each other again,...
Learn more about this local program that gives students hands-on work experience in approximately 28 internship sites. Presented by Susan Laugen, Community Outreach Director of City Neighbors High School and mentors and mentees from the program.
As the Washington correspondent for the Chicago Defender, Ethel Payne used her journalistic skills to elevate civil rights issues onto the national agenda. In the 1950s and ‘60s, she raised challenging questions at presidential press conferences about matters of importance to African Americans and the emerging civil rights movement. She covered the Montgomery bus boycott, desegregation of the University of Alabama, and the Little Rock school...
Bryan Stevenson, one of the country’s most visionary legal thinkers and social justice advocates, will talk about his new book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Among the first cases he took on was that of Walter McMillan, a black man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit. The book follows the suspenseful battle to free Walter before the state executes him, while also stepping back to tell...
Let IRS-certified tax volunteers file your taxes for free. Eligibility requirements: Income under $53,000, and the return must be within the volunteer certification guidelines of the IRS. Appointment required; call 410-234-8008 or go to bmorefreetaxes.org to make an appointment.
Join Steve Davidson, manager of the Central Library's Maryland Department, as he discusses how to use the DAR Library's collection, over 930,000 membership applications, and over 13 million supporting documents, to help you research your family history.