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Events

August 31 - September 6, 2015

Monday, August 31

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Walbrook Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Washington Village Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:00am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Get Fit @ Your Library: Line Dancing Workout Group

Get Fit @ Your Library: Line Dancing Workout Group 12:00pm

Health and Fitness

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, jazz, soul, Caribbean and African rhythms.

Northwood Branch, Meeting room- ADA entrance on lower level  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1:00pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Walbrook Branch  
Building Challenge

Building Challenge 3:30pm

After School Activities

Challenge your imagination to build cool structures using everyday objects.

Herring Run Branch, Children's Area  
Video Game Dancing

Video Game Dancing 3:30pm

After School Activities

Test your dance moves with a variety of exciting dance video games.

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Film: Pitch Perfect

Film: Pitch Perfect 4:00pm

Films

Beca is that girl who’d rather listen to what’s coming out of her headphones than what’s coming out of you. Arriving at her new college, she finds herself...

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Movie Nite: Seventh Son

Movie Nite: Seventh Son 4:00pm

Films

Come inside out of the Summer heat for a Cool movie with us.

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Cinema Classics: Jaws

Cinema Classics: Jaws 5:00pm

Films

Time to get out of the water! Director Steven Spielberg virtually invented the summer blockbuster with this white-knuckle adaptation of Peter Benchley's...

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Film: Strange Magic

Film: Strange Magic 5:00pm

Films

A mysterious potion prompts a group of elves, goblins, imps, and fairies on an incredible adventure in this fantastical fantasy inspired by William...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Introduction to Google Drive (Google Slides)

Introduction to Google Drive (Google Slides) 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Part 5: Create a presentation and edit with others. Use slides to edit PowerPoint files. Edit slides with co-workers and friends. A Gmail...

Northwood Branch  
Light Street Writers' Exchange

Light Street Writers' Exchange 6:00pm

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

Light Street Branch  
Makerspace

Makerspace 6:00pm

After School Activities

A place for creation, innovation, and collaboration. Come make stuff!

Hamilton Branch  

Tuesday, September 1

Introduction To Google Drive (Google Slides)

Introduction To Google Drive (Google Slides) 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Part 5: Create a presentation and edit with others. Use slides to edit PowerPoint files. Edit slides with co-worker's and friends. A Gmail...

Southeast Anchor Library, Technology Training Center 2nd flr.  
Introduction to Google Drive (Google Slides)

Introduction to Google Drive (Google Slides) 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Part 5: Create a presentation and edit with others. Use slides to edit PowerPoint files. Edit slides with co-worke's and friends. A Gmail...

Northwood Branch  
Mazel Tales

Mazel Tales 10:30am

Story Time

The Jewish Community Center of Baltimore presents a celebration of the traditions of Rosh Hashanah.

Roland Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Library Card Sign-Up Month

Library Card Sign-Up Month 12:00pm

After School Activities

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Stop by the Information Desk with your library card and receive a free school supply. One item per person available...

Orleans Street Branch  
Lawyer in the Library: One-on-One Civil Legal Advice

Lawyer in the Library: One-on-One Civil Legal... 1:00pm

Free legal consultation with lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Show Your Pratt Pride

Show Your Pratt Pride 1:00pm

Show a staff member your Pratt Library card and get a free prize. (One per card holder, while supplies last.)

Clifton Branch  
Spanish for Seniors

Spanish for Seniors 1:00pm

En Espanol

Impress your friends with your ability to use conversational words and phrases in Spanish. We will practice pronunciation and also learn some grammar. We...

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Library Card SIgn-Up Drive

Library Card SIgn-Up Drive 3:00pm

After School Activities

September is library card sign up month and we want you to come join us for a week of fun! Can you fish, do a word jumble, or a scavenger hunt? Come join us...

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Chess Time

Chess Time 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come learn and/or play chess with friends or others in the branch. Boards are provided.

Govans Branch  
Guerrilla Art

Guerrilla Art 3:30pm

After School Activities

Using different mediums, teens make a creative "street art" statement.

Light Street Branch  
Video Game Sports

Video Game Sports 3:30pm

After School Activities

Compete with friends and test your skills with a variety of fun sports video games.

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Tick, Tock, Beat the Clock

Tick, Tock, Beat the Clock 4:00pm

After School Activities

Practice and learn how to read digital and analog clocks through games that test your speed.

Walbrook Branch, Meeting Room  
Game Play

Game Play 5:00pm

After School Activities, Gaming

Challenge your friends to a game of Uno, chess or Baltimore Monopoly.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Job Clinic

Job Clinic 5:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Are you looking for a new job? Do you need assistance with creating or updating your resume? Could your cover letter use some tweaking? Are you having...

Orleans Street Branch, Quiet Study Room  

Wednesday, September 2

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:00am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Hamilton Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:15am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Light Street Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:15am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Orleans Street Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Hampden Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Washington Village Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 10:30am

Story Time

Books, rhymes, and bouncing balls. A storytime specially created for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 10:30am

Books, rhymes, and bouncing balls. A storytime specially created for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Govans Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hamilton Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:15am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Light Street Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 11:15am

Books, rhymes, and bouncing balls. A storytime specially created for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Orleans Street Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Govans Branch  
Library Card Sign-Up Month

Library Card Sign-Up Month 12:00pm

After School Activities

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Stop by the Information Desk with your library card and receive a free school supply. One item per person available...

Orleans Street Branch  
Advanced Level Word 2010

Advanced Level Word 2010 12:30pm

Computer Classes

A two-part class. Course Content - Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, wrap text around objects, create and run a Macro, import Excel files,...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Get Fit @ Your Library: Line Dancing

Get Fit @ Your Library: Line Dancing 12:30pm

Health and Fitness

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

Northwood Branch, Meeting Room ADA access via Northgate  
Show Your Pratt Pride

Show Your Pratt Pride 1:00pm

Show a staff member your Pratt Library card and get a free prize. (One per card holder, while supplies last.)

Clifton Branch  
Library Card SIgn-Up Drive

Library Card SIgn-Up Drive 3:00pm

After School Activities

September is library card sign up month and we want you to come join us for a week of fun! Can you fish, do a word jumble, or a scavenger hunt? Come join us...

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Bearded Book Club

Bearded Book Club 3:30pm

Book Discussions, After School Activities

We will meet and read chapters from a book and discuss them while wearing beards (moustache optional). Our first book will be "How to Train Your Dragon" by...

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Storytime Room  
Game Time

Game Time 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come join in an hour of fun and games.

Northwood Branch  
Teen Game

Teen Game 3:30pm

Gaming

Play all types of games -- board games, Wii games, and card games

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Maker Time

Maker Time 4:00pm

After School Activities

Join us for a prepared project, or make something of your own. Imagine, innovate, create!

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Anime and Beyond

Anime and Beyond 5:00pm

After School Activities

Watch Anime on the big screen. Discuss manga and graphic novels. Enjoy drawing characters and scenes.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Jenga Extravaganza

Jenga Extravaganza 5:00pm

Gaming

Children will learn the classic block-stacking, block-crashing game.

Forest Park Branch, Conference Room  
Hooked On Yarn

Hooked On Yarn 6:00pm

Crocheters meet to learn and to share patterns and techniques. Presented by the 4H Club. Note: Experienced crocheters wanted to aid and inspire beginners,...

Forest Park Branch  
Poems by Heart

Poems by Heart 6:30pm

Poetry

Share a poem you love at one of these friendly gatherings, hosted by librarians. Extra kudos and mental benefits go to those who perform from memory, but...

Central Library, Poe Room  

Thursday, September 3

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:00am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Forest Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:15am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Brooklyn Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Northwood Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Herring Run Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Forest Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa 11:00am

En Espanol

Canciones, rimas, cuentos, y juegos, para los niños (0-3 años) y los padres o cuidadores.

Southeast Anchor Library, Todos los jueves  
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa 11:00am

En Espanol

Canciones, rimas, cuentos, y juegos, para los niños (0-3 años) y los padres o cuidadores.

Brooklyn Branch, Todos los jueves  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:00am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:00am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Roland Park Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 11:15am

Books, rhymes, and bouncing balls. A storytime specially created for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden. Call 410-396-5402 to register groups of five or more.  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:30am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Herring Run Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Northwood Branch  
Library Card Sign-Up Month

Library Card Sign-Up Month 12:00pm

After School Activities

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Stop by the Information Desk with your library card and receive a free school supply. One item per person available...

Orleans Street Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 1:00pm

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Orleans Street Branch  
Show Your Pratt Pride

Show Your Pratt Pride 1:00pm

Show a staff member your Pratt Library card and get a free prize. (One per card holder, while supplies last.)

Clifton Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 1:30pm

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Roland Park Branch  
Knitting and Crochet Circle

Knitting and Crochet Circle 2:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Bring your ideas and expertise or your interest in learning. For beginners and experts alike. We will provide practice yarn to get you started, help you...

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Library Card SIgn-Up Drive

Library Card SIgn-Up Drive 3:00pm

After School Activities

September is library card sign up month and we want you to come join us for a week of fun! Can you fish, do a word jumble, or a scavenger hunt? Come join us...

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Future Makers

Future Makers 3:30pm

After School Activities

Learn about 3D design and printing. Learn how to find 3D design resources, and see a 3D printer in action.

Forest Park Branch  
Teen Game Night

Teen Game Night 3:30pm

After School Activities, Gaming

Come in, relax and enjoy some fun with all sorts of games!

Southeast Anchor Library, Teen Department  
Minecraft

Minecraft 4:00pm

After School Activities

Bring your computer gaming and engineering skills and play Minecraft with your friends.

Walbrook Branch  
Jamercise - Advanced

Jamercise - Advanced 4:30pm

Health and Fitness

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

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim 5:00pm

Films

Raleigh Antrobus is a washed out pilot of a series of robots called Jaegers, which are put into production when Earth is invaded by a species of giant...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Introduction to Google Drive (Google Slides)

Introduction to Google Drive (Google Slides) 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Part 5: Create a presentation and edit with others. Use slides to edit PowerPoint files. Edit slides with co-worker's and friends. A Gmail...

Southeast Anchor Library, Technology Training Center  
Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories 6:30pm

Story Time

Come in your pajamas and join the H.L. Sprouts to hear stories, sing songs, and do a craft.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 6:30pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hampden Branch  

Friday, September 4

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Central Library  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Cherry Hill Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Central Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Cherry Hill Branch  
Show Your Pratt Pride

Show Your Pratt Pride 1:00pm

Show a staff member your Pratt Library card and get a free prize. (One per card holder, while supplies last.)

Clifton Branch  
LEGOvans Fridays

LEGOvans Fridays 3:30pm

After School Activities

Bring your imagination and create with LEGOs. Build something big, something small, something new or something tall.

Govans Branch  

Saturday, September 5

Coffee Talk

Coffee Talk 10:00am

Book Discussions

Read any good books lately? We provide the coffee, you provide the talk.

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Adult Department  
Introduction to Computers

Introduction to Computers 10:00am

Computer Classes

Learn about computer software and hardware, as well as how to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn about the components of a computer, common computer terms and...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
Writing Workshops

Writing Workshops 10:00am

Presented by the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:15am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Central Library  
Genealogy Circle Meeting:  Researching Your Family History Using LDS Resources

Genealogy Circle Meeting: Researching Your... 10:30am

Genealogy

A vast amount of genealogical resources are available through the Church of Latter-day Saints, even for those who are not members. Representatives of the...

Central Library, Poe Room  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:00am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Govans Branch  
Pizza Pi!

Pizza Pi! 11:30am

Come brush on your math skills and enjoy a treat!

Southeast Anchor Library, Cafe  
Library Card Sign-Up Month

Library Card Sign-Up Month 12:00pm

After School Activities

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Stop by the Information Desk with your library card and receive a free school supply. One item per person available...

Orleans Street Branch  
Cherry Hill Book Club

Cherry Hill Book Club 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss A Second Helping: a Blessings Novel by Beverly Jenkins.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Discoveries...America: Geographical Virtual Road Trip USA

Discoveries...America: Geographical Virtual... 2:00pm

Travel through the States with us: visit Rhode Island, September 5; Vermont, September 19; Kentucky, October 3; Tennessee, October 17; and Ohio, October 31.

Hampden Branch  
Free Family Flicks: Annie

Free Family Flicks: Annie 2:00pm

Films

Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
Reading Tails

Reading Tails 2:00pm

Read Down Fines

Same great program, brand new name! Come read to a dog from Therapy Pets Unlimited. You pick the book and your furry friend! Registration is suggested, but...

Hamilton Branch  
Reading Tails

Reading Tails 2:00pm

Read Down Fines

Same great program, brand new name! Come read to a dog from Therapy Pets Unlimited. You pick the book and your furry friend! Registration is suggested, but...

Light Street Branch  
The Quiet Man with Tea & Biscuits

The Quiet Man with Tea & Biscuits 2:00pm

Films

Enjoy tea & biscuits while watching a classic Irish film, The Quiet Man. Irish-American boxer John Wayne, recovering from the trauma of having accidentally...

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes 2:30pm

Films

An unforgettable retelling of Edgar Rice Burroughs story about Tarzan the ape man. A young boy is adopted by a family of apes after his parents die trying to...

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  

August 31 - September 6, 2015

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