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Events

November 12 - 18, 2018

Tuesday, November 13

Computer Classes for Home Schoolers

Computer classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 8th grades): learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

EMail - Beyond the Basics for Seniors

Compose, send and receive messages. Learn to attach documents and graphics to email messages. Class prerequisite recommendations: SeniorTec five-week class...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

In this two-part class, learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert...

Yoga for Beginners

Come to the library for an hour of relaxing and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing and...

Nutrition and Physical Fitness

A representative from United Healthcare talks about healthier nutrition and physical fitness.

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Yoga For You

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture, and meditation and other techniques to manage stressful situations on the job and in life. Presented by Dr....

Family STEM

Come learn the fun ways science is all around us with easy experiments using household items.

National History Day 1-on-1 Coaching

The 2018-19 National History Day theme is TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY IN HISTORY. Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help with...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

3D Printing Lab

Stop in and design something to print in 3D. Learn about the design process and stretch your creative muscles.

Learn Loom Knitting

Loom knitting is a fun, versatile way to get into knitting. Bring your loom and yarn and learn basic stitches, patterns, tips and techniques, or come in to...

Press Play

Show off your gaming skills with Wii & board games.

Peace Necklaces

Come make an inspirational peace necklace using beads and pendants.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Teen Lab

Get homework help, use our laptop lounge, have a snack and hang out with other teens.

#Popscope Public Astronomy Night

#Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each other by hosting free, “pop-up” telescope astronomy...

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010

This Advanced Excel course takes you beyond the basic spreadsheet. Learn to use the advance filter, the sort feature, hide and unhide columns, create...

Shapiro Lecture: Georgia Hunter, We Were the Lucky Ones

We Were the Lucky Ones opens in the spring of 1939, and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of...

Wednesday, November 14

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

Job and Career Help for Veterans

Specialists from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation are available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs...

Senior Connect

One-on-one help for seniors with any and all basic technology questions. Learn about email and social media and how to connect devices to a network,...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Circle of Security Parenting Series Sponsered by University of Maryland School of Social Work

At times all parents feel lost about what their child needs from them. Have you ever felt like you can't make sense of what your child is asking from...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult....

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

SeniorTec

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create...

Sit and Keep Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of sitting exercises.

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Digital Drop-In

The Digital Drop-In Clinic is open for any and all basic technology questions, where we'll do our best to assist you in a relaxed, low-stress...

Living Well with Diabetes

Living Well is a free workshop for those living with diabetes or caring for someone with diabetes. This six-week program can help you take care of your...

Crafternoon

Weekly arts and crafts for children and their caregivers.

Introduction to MS Word, 2010

2 Classes, 2 hours per class. Course content: create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling and...

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered...

National History Day 1-on-1 Coaching

The 2018-19 National History Day theme is TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY IN HISTORY. Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help with...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Built By Imagination

Classic Lego, Duplo, and Bristle Block creative fun.

Cursive Club

Learn how to write in cursive and use your new skills to make different crafts.

Northwood Gamers Club

Play video games on the PS4 and Nintendo Wii.

Peace Birds

Create a paper crane and write your peace message to display at the library. Instructions and materials will be provided.

Clay Creations

Be a sculptor with us! Join us as we create miniture clay trinkets just before the Holidays.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Mural Reveal

Join us as we reveal our new mural created by local artist Maria Aldana and our very own children here at the Southeast Anchor Branch.

SAT Study Group

No matter where you are in your study process, join our SAT specialist for practice and advice on all parts of the test, including math, English, and essay...

Jamercise

An exercise program of dance to hot new music.

Introduction to MS PowerPoint, 2010

Create custom presentations for work or personal use. Insert text, tables, WordArt, ClipArt, pictures, and AutoShapes. Learn to select and apply slide...

Picture Book Bunch

Read along with our favorite picture books, make art based on the book of the day, and enjoy a snack. Recommended for children ages 7 and under with a...

My Brother's Keeper: Conversations of Change and Healing

Engage in a meaningful community coversation series covering challenging topics that directly impact our community. Conversations will be facilitated by...

Poetry & Conversation: Elizabeth Spires & David Yezzi

Elizabeth Spires (born in 1952 in Lancaster, Ohio) is the author of seven poetry collections: Globe, Swan’s Island, Annonciade, Worldling, Now the Green...

Thursday, November 15

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

Intro to MS Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Introduction to Micosoft Excel 2010

In this two-part class, learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Canciones y Cuentos para Pequeñitos en Español e Inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju. Please bring your own meditation mat.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

2:30pm
National History Day 1-on-1 Coaching

The 2018-19 National History Day theme is TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY IN HISTORY. Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help with...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

 Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

Join the young adult staff as we make craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

#TBT Screening: The Goonies

The Goonies is an old-fashioned yarn about a band of adventurous kids who take on the might of a property developing company which plans to destroy their...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Video Game Night

Play video games with your friends on the big screen!

STEAM Afternoon

Engage in trending experiements such as circuits, coding, and engineering.

Wii Gaming

Teens will be able to come out and play their favorite video games with their friends.

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training.

Beginning Origami for Adults

Learn the art of paper folding. Materials will be provided.

Disney Delights - Peter Pan

Old Time Disney Delights - Not a Princess in Sight! Enjoy old-fashioned Disney animation as we present a series of Disney classics. The feature is shown...

Fast Track to a Job: Resume Revamp

Join Natasha OrtizFortier from Creative Career Chic for this interactive workshop.

NaNoWriMo Write-In

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month by hanging out and getting some writing done!

Pajama Storytime: Indigenous Voices

Enjoy a special Native American storytime with stories and songs from different tribal traditions in North America.

Stepping at Pratt

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Advanced Microsoft Word 2010

Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, wrap text around objects, create and run a Macro, import Excel files, create forms, and insert...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel, 2010

A two-part class. Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert headers...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Paint and Sip Art Classes

Learn the basics of Watercolor painting and create a beautiful picture while enjoying a snack. Supplies and a snack are provided. Please call 410-396-0946...

Book Love Book Club

Join us for a discussion of The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz. Discuss all types of books with our new Book Club. Enjoy good company and good...

Film: Geostorm

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to...

Paint Night At Hamilton

Come join us as local artist, Arthur Brown, leads you step-by-step in creating your own masterpiece. All supplies will be provided by the...

Researching the History of Your Home

Have you wondered about who else lived in your house, cooked in your kitchen, when the roof was last replaced, or what that strange door that leads to...

Walking for Health and Fitness

Certified fitness instructor Winter Angelica will share the basics of the walking-for-fitness program that led to her inspirational 140-pound weight loss...

 Jewelry Making

Learn the basics of beading using various types of beads. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

An Evening of Baltimore Sports Legends

Drawing from more than 250 interviews, a trove of previously untapped documents, and Ruth family records, Leavy breaks through the mythology that has...

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Toni Morrison regarded this book as "required reading" and thought the author was the person...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Friday, November 16

Amazon STEM: Open Print

Bring in your own 3D creations to print or customize one of our pre-made prints for yourself.

Make-Up Art Exhibition with Gloria Garrett

The Make-Up Art Exhibition with Gloria Garrett, Baltimore's own Makeup artist. Gloria Garrett is a self-taught artist who uses cosmetics (lipstick, finger...

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

Introduction to Microsoft Word, 2010 PT. 1 & 2

Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Line Dancing

Enjoy line dancing for adults, especially beginners of any age. Come have fun, meet new friends and get some exercise too.

Make-Up Art Exhibition with Gloria Garrett

Opening of The Make-Up Art Exhibition with Gloria Garrett, Baltimore's own Makeup artist. Gloria Garrett is a self-taught artist who uses cosmetics...

Professional Wear Giveaway

Please join Potential Me for a Professional Wear Giveaway for women of all sizes. Potential Me has been serving the Baltimore community for over five years...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

 Sit 'n' Stitch at the Library

Melissa Salzman from Lovelyarns hosts a monthly Sit 'n' Stitch. Bring your knitting, and meet your new fun fiber friends in the Fine Arts Department of the...

Sit-N-Stitch

Come to the library to enjoy some conversation and complete that knitting or crocheting project you're working on.

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Fun Fridays

Thanksgiving Snacks- Make fun, healthy holiday snacks.

Saturday, November 17

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

Introduction to the Internet

Understand the basics of navigating the World Wide Web with a browser. Learn about social networks, Internet terms, and cloud storage.

National History Day 1-on-1 Coaching

The 2018-19 National History Day theme is TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY IN HISTORY. Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help with...

Book Discussion

Read and discuss Salvage the Bones by Jessmyn Ward.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages...

Zumba Classes

Dance your way to fitness in these adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short-dance and aerobic-exercise routines performed to popular salsa,...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early or stay after for playtime. For families...

Q&A With A Career Coach: Natasha OrtizFortier

Natasha OrtizFortier of Creative Career Chic will provide answers to support job seekers on resume writing, interviewing skills, cover letters, online job...

Saturday at the Cinema: Avalon

Three generations of a Polish-Jewish family seek a better life in Baltimore, Maryland.

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Sensory Playtime

Play and learn with toys to touch, feel, hear, and watch. For children under 7 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

The Business of Publishing: Screenwriting Edition

Are you interested in screenwriting? Do you want tips and tricks on how to break into the screenwriting industry? Have you considered marketing strategies to...

Tutoring for Youth

Free individual homework assistance and tutoring for grades K-12. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student group....

Film: Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall & The NAACP

Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall's triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to desegregate America's public schools...

Adult Painting Party

Create your own original artwork. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register. Refreshments provided.

Family STEM: Coding

Hack into the world of coding with games and activities for all ages.

Guardians of the Galaxy

Catch up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the journey to Infinity War as we meet the Guardians of the Galaxy. A group of intergalactic criminals are...

Peabody at the Library

An informal classical music performance for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.

Charm City Writers - Critique Group

Join the Charm City Writers critique group the 3rd Saturday of every month. This small group meets regularly to review each others' work and offer...

Clifton's Got Puzzles

Can’t resist the allure of an unfinished puzzle? Spend a few minutes—or more—working on a small rotating selection of puzzles at the Clifton Branch.

Live Music: Seth Kibel Trio

The Seth Kibel Trio will play a mix of jazz and klezmer music.

Trail Mix Treats

Come create your own tasty trail mix. All supplies provided.

Sunday, November 18

Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library present Baltimore author Elaine Weiss

Please join the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library for a book talk featuring the Baltimore author, Elaine Weiss. The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to...

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