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December 21 - 27, 2014

Sunday, December 21

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Tis the Season Dance Showcase

Tis the Season Dance Showcase 1:30pm

Live Music

The Moving Company Dance Center is proud to present the Junior and Senior Dance Companies. To celebrate the holidays, the companies will perform a variety of...

Central Library, Main Hall  

Monday, December 22

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

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.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Washington Village Branch  
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  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 1:00pm

Health and Fitness

If you need health insurance or have questions about how to get covered, talk to a trained representative about services available through the Maryland...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Frozen

Frozen 2:00pm

Films

The Kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa. Her sister Anna must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Make a Christmas Stocking!

Make a Christmas Stocking! 4:00pm

After School Activities

Get ready for Christmas by decorating your own stocking at the library!

Brooklyn Branch, Children's Room  
Classics Cinema: It's a Wonderful Life

Classics Cinema: It's a Wonderful Life 5:00pm

Films

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. Runtime: 130...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Gravity

Gravity 5:00pm

Films

Director Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity stars Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone, a scientist on a space shuttle mission headed by astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Makerspace

Makerspace 6:00pm

After School Activities

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

Hamilton Branch  

Tuesday, December 23

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Celebrate Kwanzaa

Celebrate Kwanzaa 3:00pm

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Teen Chess Time

Teen Chess Time 3:30pm

After School Activities

Bring your chess set with you or play with one of ours. Have fun with old and new friends while you strategize and learn to play the game of chess.

Govans Branch  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 4:00pm

If you need health insurance or have questions about how to get covered, talk to a trained representative about services available through the Maryland...

Orleans Street Branch, Main Lobby  
Get Fit @ Your Library

Get Fit @ Your Library 5:00pm

Health and Fitness

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

Herring Run Branch  

Wednesday, December 24

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
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.

Washington Village 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 11:15am

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  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Govans Branch  
LEGO Club

LEGO Club 3:30pm

After School Activities

If you can dream it, you can build it! Something big, something small, something new, or something tall...

Northwood Branch  
Teen Game Day

Teen Game Day 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come out and play your favorite board games.

Hamilton Branch  
Make-n-Take Holiday Crafts

Make-n-Take Holiday Crafts 4:00pm

After School Activities

Make some fun crafts to brighten up your holiday season.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  

Thursday, December 25

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  

Friday, December 26

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
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, December 27

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Expungement Workshop

Expungement Workshop 10:00am

Learn about the expungement process. Presented by Mark Matthews for Clean Slate America.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Get Fit @ Your Library

Get Fit @ Your Library 10:15am

Health and Fitness

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

Herring Run Branch  
Rollin' Reels at Roland Park: The Jungle Book and Captains Courageous

Rollin' Reels at Roland Park: The Jungle Book... 10:30am

Films

In honor of Rudyard Kipling's 149th birthday (born December 30, 1865), we are presenting two classic films based on Kipling's writings: The Jungle Book and...

Roland Park Branch, Meeting 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  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss The Distance Between Us: A Memoir by Reyna Grande.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Celebrate Kwanzaa

Celebrate Kwanzaa 2:00pm

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

 
Reading Tails

Reading Tails 2:00pm

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...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Reading Tails

Reading Tails 2:00pm

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...

Govans Branch  

December 21 - 27, 2014

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