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October 24 - 30, 2014

Friday, October 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  
Keyboarding/Computer & Office Applications

Keyboarding/Computer & Office Applications 10:00am

Computer Classes

12 Classes, 2 hours per class Course Content: Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Medicaid Sign-Up

Medicaid Sign-Up 10:00am

Health and Fitness

Navigators from HealthCare Access Maryland are available to assist with Medicaid sign-up on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Central Library, Central Hall  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work. Opening Reception:...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
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  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

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  
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.

Cherry Hill Branch  
Into the Forest

Into the Forest 1:00pm

Story Time, Imagination Celebration

Join us in an imaginary forest for a story, craft, and a snack as we celebrate Maurice Sendak's work.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Story Room  
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  
HOOKED!

HOOKED! 4:00pm

After School Activities

Impress your friends with your handmade scarves, hats, and bracelets. Learn the basic stitches of crochet to make your own gift items for family and friends.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure

Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure 6:30pm

Writers LIVE!

Born in Leningrad in 1972, Gary Shteyngart came to the U.S. seven years later. His loving but mismatched parents dreamed that he would become a lawyer or...

Central Library, Poe Room  

Saturday, October 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  
Expungement Workshop

Expungement Workshop 10:00am

Learn about the expungement process and how to navigate it. Presented by Mark Matthews for Clean Slate America.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Google Drive

Google Drive 10:00am

Computer Classes

Learn how to navigate and use Google Drive. Understand how to store, access, and share your files from any computer.

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work. Opening Reception:...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
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  
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  
FILMTALK - Theatre of Blood

FILMTALK - Theatre of Blood 10:30am

Films

Vincent Price portrays Shakespearean actor Edward Lionheart, who seeks revenge on the critics whom he believes kept him from winning a prestigious award. He...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
eReader Clinic

eReader Clinic 10:30am

Speak with a librarian about any eReader questions you may have. Topics can cover initial setup, using the eReader, and finding reading materials for your...

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.

Govans Branch  
Personal Job & Career Assistance

Personal Job & Career Assistance 11:00am

Jobs and Careers

One hour of one-on-one job search assistance with our Job and Career clinic staff. Call 410-396-6076 to make an appointment. Funded in part by a grant from...

Northwood Branch  
Yarn Club

Yarn Club 11:00am

A community of yarn artists. Come for the chance to create and stay for the sense of community. Our group of yarn artists meets twice a month to learn and...

Northwood Branch  
Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Mr. Peabody and Sherman 1:00pm

Films

Come to the library to see the hilarious adventures of Mr. Peabody and Sherman and the wayback machine.

Southeast Anchor Library, Meeting Room  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Satan's Sisters: A Novel by Star Jones.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Classics Cinema: Dead of Night

Classics Cinema: Dead of Night 2:00pm

Films

An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
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  
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  
Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead 2:00pm

Films

Before AMC's "Walking Dead" made zombies a pop cultural phenomenon, there was the hilarious zombie comedy Shaun of the Dead from the creative team of...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
Spooky Book Share

Spooky Book Share 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Spread the thrills and chills of Halloween by bringing in your favorite creepy, horror book to share with others. Then we'll vote for the "Spookiest Book of...

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, Second Floor  
The Gate

The Gate 2:00pm

Films

During a boring, routine weekend, young Glen (Stephen Dorff) and his best buddy, Terry (Louis Tripp), decide to explore Glen's backyard. Before long, the...

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are 2:00pm

Imagination Celebration

Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book hits the big screen with the help of hipster icon, Dave Eggers. Where the Wild Things Are follows the adventures of...

Orleans Street Branch  
We Dig Hampstead Hill: an Archaeological Investigation of Patterson Park

We Dig Hampstead Hill: an Archaeological... 3:00pm

Patterson Park, known as Hampstead Hill in the early 1800s, was the site of Baltimore’s major defensive position against a British land invasion in the War...

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts 4:00pm

A special arts and crafts program presented by Mica Johnson.

Light Street Branch  

Sunday, October 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  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work. Opening Reception:...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Public Meeting: Renovation of the Central Library/State Library Resource Center

Public Meeting: Renovation of the Central... 2:00pm

The Central Library/State Library Resource Center is scheduled for renovation beginning in 2015. The renovation will preserve the past and position the...

Central Library  

Monday, October 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  
Career Clinic

Career Clinic 10:00am

Jobs and Careers, Computer Classes

Come to the Public Computer Center for some help with your job application(s), resume, or cover letters.

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: 2 Classes, 2 hours per class. Learn to move around within a spreadsheet, select cells, add worksheets, rows and columns, resize and format...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work. Opening Reception:...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
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  
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  
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 11:30am

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  
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  
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  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1:00pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Walbrook Branch  
Chess Kings

Chess Kings 3:00pm

After School Activities

Learn to play the game of chess. A gathering for beginners and experts alike.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
LEGO Club

LEGO Club 3:00pm

After School Activities

Come build and create with LEGOs. Space limited; registration required: please call (410) 396-6088.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Men in Black

Men in Black 5:00pm

Films

A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth. Cast: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones Columbia Rating:...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Bonghee Lee, piano

Bonghee Lee, piano 5:30pm

Live Music

Prize-winning pianist Bonghee Lee, a doctoral student at Peabody, performs music of Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Aaron Copland.

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
Monster Mask Making

Monster Mask Making 5:30pm

Imagination Celebration

Create wild masks in honor of Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. Previously scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. now at 5:30 p.m.

Herring Run Branch  
Classics Cinema: Dead of Night

Classics Cinema: Dead of Night 6:00pm

Films

An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Makerspace

Makerspace 6:00pm

After School Activities

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

Hamilton Branch  
What's Cooking in the Night Kitchen?

What's Cooking in the Night Kitchen? 6:00pm

Story Time, Imagination Celebration

Inspired by the Maurice Sendak classic, In the Night Kitchen, we will be cooking up a delicious snack at the library. Children will enjoy a story and then...

Southeast Anchor Library, Cafe  
Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers, Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers, Saving... 6:30pm

Writers LIVE!, Health and Fitness

For millions of people worldwide, nurses are the difference between life and death, self-sufficiency and dependency, hope and despair. Saving Lives...

Central Library, Poe Room  
Wild Rumpus Pajama Party

Wild Rumpus Pajama Party 7:00pm

Imagination Celebration

Wild Rumpus Pajama Party where you can come to enjoy the story, a rumpus, and a snack. Wear your pajamas! Registration required; please call (410) 396-6088.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting room  

Tuesday, October 28

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  
Getting Started Series for Beginners

Getting Started Series for Beginners 10:00am

Computer Classes

4-Week Class Series, 2 hours per class. Course Content: In this 4-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill...

Northwood Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Help for Homeschoolers

Help for Homeschoolers 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 8th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Medicaid Sign-Up

Medicaid Sign-Up 10:00am

Health and Fitness

Navigators from HealthCare Access Maryland are available to assist with Medicaid sign-up on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Central Library, Central Hall  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work. Opening Reception:...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Spanish for Seniors

Spanish for Seniors 1:00pm

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  
Keyboarding - Computer & Office Applications

Keyboarding - Computer & Office Applications 3:00pm

Computer Classes

Class Content: Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify and...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are 3:15pm

After School Activities, Imagination Celebration

Come help us recreate Max's adventure among the Wild Things with stories, art and music.

Roland Park Branch  
Southeast Music Club

Southeast Music Club 3:30pm

After School Activities

Teens come to listen, sing or dance to their favorite music.

Southeast Anchor Library  
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  
Wii Dance and Step

Wii Dance and Step 3:30pm

After School Activities

Play dance and aerobic-type games on the Nintendo Wii.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Autumn Scavenger Hunt 4:00pm

After School Activities

Follow a path of clues through the library to earn Halloween treats. Your deductive skills and library knowledge will be tested!

Reisterstown Road 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  
Read Me

Read Me 4:00pm

After School Activities

Teen forum to discuss book themes relating to everyday life.

Light Street Branch  
Science for Kids!

Science for Kids! 4:00pm

After School Activities

Learn fun facts and demonstrate basic scientific principles through simple experiments and hands-on activities.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Tween Book Club

Tween Book Club 4:00pm

Book Discussions

Join us for a tweens only book club - a weekly meeting for ages 9 - 12. We will continue our reading of Phyllis Reynold Naylor’s Who Won the War.

Southeast Anchor Library, Story Time Room  
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  
Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics

Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Using Microsoft Word, learn to insert pictures, ClipArt, Shapes and SmartArt graphics. Use WordArt to insert decorative text in your...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
One Maryland One Book - Discussion

One Maryland One Book - Discussion 5:30pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss The Distance Between Us: A Memoir by Reyna Grande. The Distance Between Us is the 2014 selection for One Maryland One Book, designed to...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Everything Wild

Everything Wild 6:00pm

After School Activities, Imagination Celebration

Celebrate Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are by creating masks, listening to wild music, and enjoying a small creative performance.

Orleans Street Branch  
Richard Blanco, The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood

Richard Blanco, The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A... 7:00pm

Writers LIVE!

The Prince of Los Cocuyos is a poignant, funny, and inspiring memoir from Richard Blanco, the first Latino, and openly gay, poet to read at a presidential...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  

Wednesday, October 29

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  
Facebook and Social Networking

Facebook and Social Networking 10:00am

Computer Classes

Learn how to create a Facebook account, add friends, navigate privacy settings, and connect with people through this popular social networking site. Come...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
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  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work. Opening Reception:...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
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  
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  
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  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Govans Branch  
Jamercise

Jamercise 12:00pm

Health and Fitness

Enjoy an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance and hot new music.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Getting Started Series for Beginners

Getting Started Series for Beginners 1:00pm

Computer Classes

4 week Series - Getting Started Series, 2 hours per class. Course Content: In this 4-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal...

Southeast Anchor Library, 2nd floor  
Mixed Media Book Club

Mixed Media Book Club 1:00pm

Book Discussions

Read (or listen to) and discuss Catching Air by Sarah Pekkanen.

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 2:00pm

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  
Chess Kings

Chess Kings 3:00pm

After School Activities

Learn to play the game of chess. A gathering for beginners and experts alike.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Seasonal Story and Craft

Seasonal Story and Craft 3:00pm

Story Time

Create a fall craft while you enjoy a seasonal story.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Click, Clack, Boo!

Click, Clack, Boo! 3:30pm

After School Activities

Farmer Brown doesn't like Halloween, but the animals in his barn have other plans. Join Farmer Brown in the barn with the real party animals for a night of...

Clifton 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  
Spooky Charades

Spooky Charades 3:30pm

After School Activities

Fall into some fun with scary themed charades.

Roland Park Branch  
Teen Game Day

Teen Game Day 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come out and play your favorite board games.

Hamilton Branch  
Youth Club

Youth Club 3:30pm

After School Activities

Make your voice heard! Help develop the activities that you want to have at the library.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Story Room  
All Treats, No Tricks

All Treats, No Tricks 4:00pm

After School Activities

Test your knowledge of Halloween myths and receive a treat (while supplies last).

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Puzzle Extravaganza

Puzzle Extravaganza 4:00pm

After School Activities

Learn how to put together jigsaw puzzles from 6 through 36 pieces.

Forest Park Branch, Children's Room  
"Spellbound," a film by Alfred Hitchcock

"Spellbound," a film by Alfred Hitchcock 5:00pm

Films

Green Manor asylum receives a new director, but something about him seems odd. Could he be an imposter? Dr. Constance Petersen must uncover the truth in...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Demonstrations of 3D Printing

Demonstrations of 3D Printing 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Ever wonder what a 3D printer is and how to use one? This showcase highlights Pratt's latest addition - a MakerBot Replicator 3d Printer. Learn what a 3D...

Forest Park Branch  
Hooked On Yarn

Hooked On Yarn 6:00pm

Crocheters meet to learn and to share patterns and techniques. Presented by the 4H Club.

Forest Park Branch  

Thursday, October 30

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  
E-Mail Beyond the Basics

E-Mail Beyond the Basics 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Using Google, create an email account, learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, send attachments, create folders, delete folders, and...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work. Opening Reception:...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Edmondson Avenue 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  
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.

Forest Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Herring Run 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.

Forest Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Northwood 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  
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  
Demonstrations of 3D Printing

Demonstrations of 3D Printing 2:00pm

Computer Classes

Ever wonder what a 3D printer is and how to use one? This showcase highlights Pratt's latest addition - a MakerBot Replicator 3d Printer. Learn what a 3D...

Forest Park Branch  
Knitting and Crochet Circle

Knitting and Crochet Circle 2:00pm

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  
Wii Active

Wii Active 3:30pm

After School Activities

Play adventure and sports-type games on the Nintendo Wii.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
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  
Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz 4:00pm

Films

Kansas girl Dorothy Gale and her dog, Toto, are whisked by a tornado into the magical land of Oz in this much loved musical adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s...

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Jamercise - Advanced

Jamercise - Advanced 5:15pm

Health and Fitness

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

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Getting Started Series for Beginners

Getting Started Series for Beginners 5:30pm

Computer Classes

4 week Series - Getting Started Series, 2 hours per class. Course Content: In this 4-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal...

Southeast Anchor Library, 2nd Floor  
Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics

Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Using Microsoft Word, learn to insert pictures, ClipArt, Shapes and SmartArt graphics. Use WordArt to insert decorative text in your...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Wii Games for Teens

Wii Games for Teens 6:00pm

After School Activities

Come to the library and join your friends in playing a variety of Wii games.

Orleans Street Branch, Story Room  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 6:30pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss The Cooked Seed by Anchee Min.

Govans Branch  
Dark Minds and Psychopathy:  Susan Lowe discusses Serial Killers

Dark Minds and Psychopathy: Susan Lowe... 6:30pm

Susan Lowe terrified and thrilled us with her depiction of Mole McHenry in John Water's Desperate Living. Baltimore's own artist, art history professor, and...

Light Street Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 6:30pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hampden Branch  

October 24 - 30, 2014

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