Events

July 26 - August 1, 2017

Wednesday, July 26

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge

Learn more about the library’s online resources with our adult Scavenger Hunts. Each Hunt correctly completed earns one entry in the Adult Summer Challenge...

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
Summer Computer Camp for Kids

Summer Computer Camp for Kids 9am

Computer Classes

A six-week Computer Camp for Kids, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays Course Content: Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology training_Computer Lab  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10am

Story Time

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

Washington Village Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10am

Story Time

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

Story Time

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

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Orleans Street Branch  
Uncle Devin's World of Percussion

Uncle Devin's World of Percussion 10:15am

Story Time, Summer Challenge

Join Uncle Devin and his flute-playing sidekick Mr. Grasshopper to learn how percussion is the heartbeat of music. Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-5204...

Orleans Street Branch  
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.

Hampden Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Call 410-396-5402 to register groups of 5 or more.

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 10:30am

Story Time

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

Govans Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hamilton Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:15am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Light Street Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Govans Branch  
Pratt Postcrossers

Pratt Postcrossers 12pm

Exhibits, After School Activities, Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Write and send a postcard from the library to someone in a different country. Then, check our map display to see where in the world we have sent postcards...

Waverly Branch  
Reptile Wrap-Up

Reptile Wrap-Up 12pm

STEM, Summer Challenge

Scaly creatures will captivate you as we share myths, histories and benefits of these often misunderstood animals. Presented by the Maryland State...

Washington Village Branch  
Kid Dynamite Dance Group

Kid Dynamite Dance Group 12:30pm

Health and Fitness

Join Pratt Library Volunteer Ms. Sharon Oliver for a dance program for young girls. Our goal is to work with our youth population in Baltimore City by...

Herring Run Branch, Meeting room  
Sit & Keep Healthy

Sit & Keep Healthy 12:30pm

Health and Fitness

Learn to tone and strengthen your body with various sitting exercises.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Futuremakers Presents Instant 3D Prints

Futuremakers Presents Instant 3D Prints 1pm

STEM, Summer Challenge

Become a product designer and rapid prototype a robot face. Explore the process of vacuum forming -- heating thermoplastic and forming it over a shape with...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Open Minds Art Club

Open Minds Art Club 1pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Create awe-inspiring artwork inspired by literature! Explore collage, painting, and interactive sculpture with a focus on literacy, artistic expression, and...

Southeast Anchor Library  
Port Discovery Presents Owl Pellet Dissection

Port Discovery Presents Owl Pellet Dissection 1pm

STEM, Summer Challenge

Learn about food chains through interactive games and the importance of predators and prey in an ecosystem. Then, the diet of a barn owl is studied by...

Roland Park Branch  
Summer Movie: John Wick

Summer Movie: John Wick 1pm

Films

Retired super-assassin John Wick's plans to resume a quiet civilian life are cut short when Italian gangster Santino D'Antonio shows up on his doorstep with...

Edmondson Avenue Branch, meeting room  
Construction Club

Construction Club 2pm

STEM, Summer Challenge

Join us for hands-on projects every other week.

Northwood Branch  
Free Family Flicks: Annie

Free Family Flicks: Annie 2pm

Films

A New York City tycoon adopts a vivacious orphan as a PR stunt in his bid to become mayor, but the little girl becomes his saving grace by teaching him...

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  
Teen Crafternoon

Teen Crafternoon 2pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Experiment with Sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol to make colorful designs.

Waverly Branch  
Advanced Microsoft Word 2010

Advanced Microsoft Word 2010 3pm

Computer Classes

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

Walbrook Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant Child" Art Workshops

BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant... 3pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

In partnership with Bright StARTS from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts: Explore the life and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat through collaborative...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Career Building Clinic

Career Building Clinic 3pm

Computer Classes

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search popular employment web sites. A flash drive or an email...

Walbrook Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Art Afterschool with The Walters Art Museum

Art Afterschool with The Walters Art Museum 3:30pm

Arts and Crafts

Join The Walters Art Museum for fun and educational art-making. Each program includes a creative hands-on activity and covers a distinct topic, like...

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Children's Department  
Built by Imagination

Built by Imagination 3:30pm

Summer Challenge

Try your imaginative building skills with LEGO Classic or LEGO Duplo.

Hampden Branch  
Wii Wednesday

Wii Wednesday 3:30pm

Gaming

Nintendo's Wii video game system brings people of all ages together to have fun.

Hamilton Branch  
National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal... 4pm

Summer Challenge, National Aquarium

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play, "Justice for the Chesapeake Bay." Learn about our...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Jamercise

Jamercise 4:30pm

Health and Fitness

An exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Cards 'n Teens

Cards 'n Teens 5pm

Gaming

Bring a deck and join other teens, playing games like Magic the Gathering, Yu Gi Oh, and UNO.

Northwood Branch, YA Area  
Free Family Flick: The Emperor's New Groove

Free Family Flick: The Emperor's New Groove 5pm

Films

Join us for some laughs at the end of the day as we watch The Emperor's New Groove.

Waverly Branch, Meeting Room  
Basic Computer Series

Basic Computer Series 5:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Google Drive Series

Google Drive Series 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Documents and Calendar - Create basic documents in Google. Drawings - Create, and edit images, charts, diagrams and WordArt. Sheets - (Spreadsheets)....

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Books on Film Book Discussion Group

Books on Film Book Discussion Group 6pm

Book Discussions

Join us as we discuss Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Story Room  
Needles and Hooks

Needles and Hooks 6pm

Arts and Crafts

Do you enjoy knitting or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel free to share patterns,...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Northwood Book Club

Northwood Book Club 6pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Never Let Me Go by Kauzo Ishiguro and This Much I Know Is True by Wally Lamb.

Northwood Branch, Meeting Room  
What Color Is Your Poetry?

What Color Is Your Poetry? 6:30pm

Poetry

Often when we approach poetry, we look at the form and style, and often follow established poets for inspiration. Does this lend itself to our true and...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden, Night Room  

Thursday, July 27

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge

Learn more about the library’s online resources with our adult Scavenger Hunts. Each Hunt correctly completed earns one entry in the Adult Summer Challenge...

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
Summer Computer Camp for Kids

Summer Computer Camp for Kids 9am

Computer Classes

A six-week Computer Camp for Kids, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays Course Content: Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology training_Computer Lab  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:15am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Brooklyn Branch  
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.

Northwood Branch  
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.

Canton Branch  
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.

Waverly Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Herring Run Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Forest Park Branch  
Silver Angels

Silver Angels 10:30am

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

Herring Run Branch  
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa 11am

En Español, Story Time

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

Brooklyn Branch  
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa 11am

En Español, Story Time

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

Southeast Anchor Library  
Game On: Throwback Thursday Style

Game On: Throwback Thursday Style 11am

Gaming

Stop in every Thursday and enjoy playing your favorite retro card games & board games.

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11am

Story Time

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

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11am

Story Time

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

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Roland Park Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:15am

Story Time

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

Forest Park Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 11:15am

Story Time

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.

Canton Branch  
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

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Northwood Branch  
Mindful Meditation

Mindful Meditation 12pm

Health and Fitness

Guided meditation sessions led by Surya Allamraju.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Pratt Postcrossers

Pratt Postcrossers 12pm

Exhibits, After School Activities, Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Write and send a postcard from the library to someone in a different country. Then, check our map display to see where in the world we have sent postcards...

Waverly Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 1pm

Story Time

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

Orleans Street Branch  
National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal... 1pm

Summer Challenge, National Aquarium

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play, "Justice for the Chesapeake Bay." Learn about our...

Govans Branch  
Open Minds Art Club

Open Minds Art Club 1pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Create awe-inspiring artwork inspired by literature! Explore collage, painting, and interactive sculpture with a focus on literacy, artistic expression, and...

Southeast Anchor Library  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 1:30pm

Story Time

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

Roland Park Branch  
Off to a Flying Start

Off to a Flying Start 2pm

Summer Challenge

Just the plane facts through story, song and game. Then build a paper plane.

Hampden Branch  
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2pm

STEM, Summer Challenge

Reptiles and birds demonstrate how we often judge an animal's value by the way it looks. Learn that all wildlife serves a purpose in nature. Presented by...

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant Child" Art Workshops

BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant... 3pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

In partnership with Bright StARTS from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts: Explore the life and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat through collaborative...

Walbrook Branch  
Thursday Crafternoons

Thursday Crafternoons 3pm

Arts and Crafts

Come to the library and show your creative side during Thursday Crafternoons.

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Department  
Munchkin Mania

Munchkin Mania 4pm

After School Activities, Gaming

Get ready to pull out your (imaginary) Broad Sword and do battle in our weekly boardgame favorite, Munchkin. You may fight anything from a Plutonium Dragon...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal... 4pm

Summer Challenge, National Aquarium

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play, "Justice for the Chesapeake Bay." Learn about our...

Walbrook Branch  
Summer Book Club

Summer Book Club 4pm

Book Discussions, Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

For independent readers, ages 7 and up. Discuss the books you are reading, hear a story, and make art.

Reisterstown Road Branch, Meeting room  
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  
Career Building Clinic

Career Building Clinic 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search popular employment web sites. A flash drive or an email...

Walbrook Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Film: Get Out

Film: Get Out 5:30pm

Films

In Universal Pictures’ Get Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele,...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010 5:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 6:30pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Commonwealth: a novel by Ann Patchett.

Govans Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 6:30pm

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hampden Branch  
Sharing Hampden-Woodberry Memories

Sharing Hampden-Woodberry Memories 6:30pm

Local photographer Denny Lynch and the Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance invite you to share a photograph, artifact or memory concerning the...

Hampden Branch  

Friday, July 28

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge

Learn more about the library’s online resources with our adult Scavenger Hunts. Each Hunt correctly completed earns one entry in the Adult Summer Challenge...

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
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.

Cherry Hill Branch  
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, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
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.

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Cherry Hill Branch  
Pratt Postcrossers

Pratt Postcrossers 12pm

Exhibits, After School Activities, Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Write and send a postcard from the library to someone in a different country. Then, check our map display to see where in the world we have sent postcards...

Waverly Branch  
Game Day Fridays

Game Day Fridays 2pm

Gaming

Join the teens of Southeast Anchor every Friday in July for some friendly competition in games on the Wii.

Southeast Anchor Library  
BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant Child" Art Workshops

BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant... 3pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

In partnership with Bright StARTS from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts: Explore the life and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat through collaborative...

Clifton Branch  
Library Karaoke

Library Karaoke 3pm

After School Activities

Come sing your favorite Disney tunes or belt your favorite songs from the radio at library karaoke.

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
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, July 29

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge

Learn more about the library’s online resources with our adult Scavenger Hunts. Each Hunt correctly completed earns one entry in the Adult Summer Challenge...

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
Baby Time Fun for Under One

Baby Time Fun for Under One 10am

Story Time

Rhymes, songs, movement and fun for non-walking babies under age one and their caregivers.

Govans Branch  
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II 10am

Computer Classes

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic two-part word processing...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
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, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Rollin' Reels - Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Rollin' Reels - Dr. Strangelove or: How I... 10:30am

Films

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. Peter Sellers plays three...

Roland Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Yoga for Beginners

Yoga for Beginners 10:30am

Health and Fitness

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Zumba Classes

Zumba Classes 10:30am

Health and Fitness

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,...

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
eBooks Quick and Easy

eBooks Quick and Easy 10:30am

Using the eBook services Pratt Library offers is easier than ever. Learn how to navigate the digital collections, and how to borrow e-materials to enjoy on...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Canton Theater Presents: To Kill a Mockingbird

Canton Theater Presents: To Kill a Mockingbird 11am

Films

The fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama in the 1930s is the setting for the film version of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Atticus Finch,...

Canton Branch, Meeting Room  
Get Fit at Your Library

Get Fit at Your Library 11am

Health and Fitness

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

Herring Run Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Call 410-396-5402 to register groups of 5 or more.

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 11am

Story Time

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

Govans Branch  
Citizenship Preparation Class

Citizenship Preparation Class 1:30pm

Prepare for the U.S. naturalization exam. Learn the ESL skills and U.S. civics/history knowledge needed to pass the test.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Edmondson Avenue Book Club

Edmondson Avenue Book Club 2pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Never Never by James Patterson and Candice Fox.

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Conference Room  
Blackout Poetry

Blackout Poetry 3pm

Poetry, Summer Challenge

Come express yourself by creating poems using old books and permanent markers.

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  

Monday, July 31

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge

Learn more about the library’s online resources with our adult Scavenger Hunts. Each Hunt correctly completed earns one entry in the Adult Summer Challenge...

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
Magic with Bill Packard

Magic with Bill Packard 10am

Summer Challenge

Build a better future with magic, featuring Bill Packard, visiting us all the way from Atlanta. Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-1099 to register.

Washington Village Branch  
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.

Walbrook Branch  
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.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Music with Spice

Music with Spice 11am

Story Time, Summer Challenge

Join Spice for live music, singing, movement, stories, and more. Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-5204 to register.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Build A Better World Altered Books Contest

Build A Better World Altered Books Contest 12pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Altered Book entries may be submitted at the Light Street Branch July 31 - August 5. Contest includes Adult and 18 & under categories.

Light Street Branch  
Pratt Postcrossers

Pratt Postcrossers 12pm

Exhibits, After School Activities, Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Write and send a postcard from the library to someone in a different country. Then, check our map display to see where in the world we have sent postcards...

Waverly Branch  
Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group 12:30pm

Health and Fitness

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

Waverly Branch, Meeting Room (ADA access via Barclay Street)  
Magic with Bill Packard

Magic with Bill Packard 1pm

Summer Challenge

Build a better future with magic featuring Bill Packard, visiting us all the way from Atlanta. Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-0983 to register.

Patterson Park Branch  
National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal... 1pm

Summer Challenge, National Aquarium

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play, "Justice for the Chesapeake Bay." Learn about our...

Light Street Branch  
Open Minds Art Club

Open Minds Art Club 1pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Create awe-inspiring artwork inspired by literature! Explore collage, painting, and interactive sculpture with a focus on literacy, artistic expression, and...

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1pm

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1pm

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Walbrook Branch  
Harry Potter's Birthday Bash

Harry Potter's Birthday Bash 3pm

Arts and Crafts

Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with crafts, trivia, prizes and more! The festivities will be followed by a showing of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Dance Dance Revolution Dance Off.

Dance Dance Revolution Dance Off. 4pm

Gaming

Competitive video game dance off using Dance Dance Revolution

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Monday Movie: Split

Monday Movie: Split 4pm

Films

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

Hamilton Branch  
National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal... 4pm

Summer Challenge, National Aquarium

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play, "Justice for the Chesapeake Bay." Learn about our...

Hamilton Branch  
Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 5pm

Films

An author studying fantastic beasts arrives in 1926 NYC and gets caught up in a larger conflict when some of the creatures in his care are accidentally...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Google Drive Series

Google Drive Series 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Documents and Calendar - Create basic documents in Google. Drawings - Create, and edit images, charts, diagrams and WordArt. Sheets - (Spreadsheets)....

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010 5:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Northwood Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  

Tuesday, August 1

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunts

Summer Challenge

Learn more about the library’s online resources with our adult Scavenger Hunts. Each Hunt correctly completed earns one entry in the Adult Summer Challenge...

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
Summer Computer Camp for Kids

Summer Computer Camp for Kids 9am

Computer Classes

A six-week Computer Camp for Kids, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays Course Content: Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology training_Computer Lab  
Build A Better World Altered Books Contest

Build A Better World Altered Books Contest 10am

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Altered Book entries may be submitted at the Light Street Branch July 31 - August 5. Contest includes Adult and 18 & under categories.

Light Street Branch  
Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010 10am

Computer Classes

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

Northwood Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010 10am

Computer Classes

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  
Magic with Bill Packard

Magic with Bill Packard 10:30am

Summer Challenge

Build a better future with magic featuring Bill Packard -- visiting us all the way from Atlanta. Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-8548 to register.

Canton Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Waverly Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Yoga For Beginners

Yoga For Beginners 11:30am

Health and Fitness

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Pratt Postcrossers

Pratt Postcrossers 12pm

Exhibits, After School Activities, Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Write and send a postcard from the library to someone in a different country. Then, check our map display to see where in the world we have sent postcards...

Waverly Branch  
Lunch Readers

Lunch Readers 12:30pm

Story Time

Bring your lunch and enjoy it with a story read aloud by the librarian.

Washington Village Branch  
Chapter-by-Chapter

Chapter-by-Chapter 1pm

Read Down Fines

Join us for a read-a-loud! Take on a few pages and flex your reading muscles, or just listen as part of the crowd.

Hamilton Branch  
Lawyer in the Library

Lawyer in the Library 1pm

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal... 1pm

Summer Challenge, National Aquarium

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play, "Justice for the Chesapeake Bay." Learn about our...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Open Minds Art Club

Open Minds Art Club 1pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

Create awe-inspiring artwork inspired by literature! Explore collage, painting, and interactive sculpture with a focus on literacy, artistic expression, and...

Southeast Anchor Library  
Yoga for Stress Management

Yoga for Stress Management 1pm

Health and Fitness

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

Waverly Branch, Meeting Room, ADA Access via Barclay Street  
Best Friends Day

Best Friends Day 2pm

Arts and Crafts

Enjoy games, crafts, music, and light refreshments.

Orleans Street Branch  
Canton Kids Matinee: Tangled

Canton Kids Matinee: Tangled 2pm

Films

Tangled is the Disney animation film depicting the Brothers Grimm fairy tale Rapunzel. There is a great world outside the tower where the long-haired...

Canton Branch, Meeting Room  
Game Time

Game Time 2pm

Gaming

Come in and enjoy some fun board and card games

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Magic with Bill Packard

Magic with Bill Packard 2pm

Summer Challenge

Build a better future with magic featuring Bill Packard -- visiting us all the way from Atlanta. Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-6076 to register.

Northwood Branch  
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  
LEGO Challenge

LEGO Challenge 3:30pm

STEM

Create a LEGO masterpiece.

Light Street Branch  
BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant Child" Art Workshops

BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: "Radiant... 4pm

Arts and Crafts, Summer Challenge

In partnership with Bright StARTS from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts: Explore the life and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat through collaborative...

Cherry Hill Branch  
Get Fit at Your Library

Get Fit at Your Library 5pm

Health and Fitness

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

Herring Run Branch  
Workplace Readiness Workshop

Workplace Readiness Workshop 5:30pm

Computer Classes, Jobs and Careers

Word 2010 - Open, create, format, and save documents. Use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered lists, cut and copy selected text,...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Computer Lab  

July 26 - August 1, 2017

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