Events

February 8 - 14, 2016

Monday, February 8

 Career Building Clinic

Career Building Clinic 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

The Career Building Clinic provides an opportunity to work one-on-one with librarians and volunteers on job searching, resume writing, cover letters, job...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
Career Clinic

Career Clinic 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

Get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks. Staff will circulate in the Public Computer Center and assist job...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
Resume Assistance

Resume Assistance 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

Come meet with Shelby Dove who will assist with compiling and writing your resume.

Washington Village Branch  
Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation 10:30am

Money and Finance

Let IRS-certified tax volunteers file your taxes for free. Eligibility requirements: Income under $54,000, and the return must be within the volunteer...

Central Library, Old Maryland Room, 2nd floor  
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  
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

Story Time

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 Dance Group

Get Fit @ 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)  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1:00pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Walbrook Branch  
Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts 3:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Enjoy a variety of arts & crafts at the library.

Washington Village Branch  
Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 3:30pm

After School Activities

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the library.

Patterson Park Branch  
3D Hearts

3D Hearts 4:00pm

After School Activities, Arts and Crafts

Create various 3D heart-shaped items using 3D printing. Children under 7 are welcomed to create heart-shaped arts and crafts.

Orleans Street Branch, Information Desk  
Anime Club

Anime Club 4:00pm

After School Activities

Come watch your favorite Anime characters and discover new ones. Meet people who share your love of Anime.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Let Off Some STEAM!

Let Off Some STEAM! 4:00pm

Arts and Crafts, STEM

Come learn through experimenting with robots, legos, 3D printers and more!

Southeast Anchor Library, Creation Station  
One-on-One Job-Seeker Appointments

One-on-One Job-Seeker Appointments 4:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Get help with on-line applications, your resume, cover letters, or other job-related tasks. Stop by or call to make an appointment: 410-396-5317

Central Library, Job and Career Information Center  
Photography Club

Photography Club 4:30pm

After School Activities

A monthly club for teens who love taking pictures and want to learn more about photography. This month we're studying portaiture and "selfies".

Waverly Branch, Teen Makerspace  
Film: Freedom Writers

Film: Freedom Writers 5:00pm

Films

A true story that draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves, about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer... 5:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Northwood Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Introduction to Microsoft Office, Computer Basics and Google Documents (Docs) and Calendar.

Introduction to Microsoft Office, Computer... 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course content: In this six-session series (Mondays & Wednesdays), four topics will be discussed: Skill Builders’ Workshop, Introduction to Microsoft Word -...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Reading Tails

Reading Tails 5:30pm

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...

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  
Loom Knitting 101

Loom Knitting 101 6:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Knitting looms seem to be everywhere these days. Loom knitting is easy to learn and can find a place in the skill set of any knitter, from novices to...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Makerspace Monday

Makerspace Monday 6:00pm

Arts and Crafts

A place for creation, innovation, and collaboration

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Family Coding

Family Coding 6:30pm

STEM

The family that codes together has fun learning about computational thinking and working as a team.

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  

Tuesday, February 9

Fun for Seniors: SeniorTec

Fun for Seniors: SeniorTec 10:00am

Computer Classes

For ages 55 and older - Five classes, 2 hours per class. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create an email account, and learn basic word processing skills.

Northwood Branch, Computer Center  
Pre-GED Classes

Pre-GED Classes 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

Do you need a High School Diploma? Presented in partnership with Baltimore City Community College.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
The Jobs Hub

The Jobs Hub 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

Adrian Muldrow from the Community Jobs Hub of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development at My Brother's Keeper will host an ongoing community jobs...

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Adult Department  
Color Me Calm for Adults

Color Me Calm for Adults 10:30am

Arts and Crafts

It's not just for kids. Coloring promotes creativity and mindfulness, so bring your stress -- we provide the rest.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation 10:30am

Money and Finance

Let IRS-certified tax volunteers file your taxes for free. Eligibility requirements: Income under $54,000, and the return must be within the volunteer...

Central Library, Old Maryland Room, 2nd floor  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Waverly Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Introduction to Proposal Writing

Introduction to Proposal Writing 1:00pm

Non-Profit Management and Fundraising Classes

Are you new to proposal writing or do you need a quick refresher? Learn how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation, including: the basic...

Southeast Anchor Library, Meeting Room  
Lawyer in the Library: One-on-One Consultations

Lawyer in the Library: One-on-One Consultations 1:00pm

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid give one-on-one legal advice.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Story Room  
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  
Board Games

Board Games 3:00pm

After School Activities

Come challenge your friends and show off your gaming skils!

Washington Village Branch  
Chess Time

Chess Time 3:30pm

After School Activities

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

Govans Branch  
Press Play

Press Play 3:30pm

After School Activities, Gaming

Show off your gaming skills with Wii and board games.

Light Street Branch  
Snacks from around the World

Snacks from around the World 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come and try and enjoy snacks from around the world.

Edmondson Avenue 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  
Yarn Spinners

Yarn Spinners 3:30pm

After School Activities, Arts and Crafts

Escape the cold and learn how to crochet.

Northwood Branch  
Crafternoons

Crafternoons 4:00pm

Arts and Crafts, After School Activities

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Department  
Madame President vs. Mr. President

Madame President vs. Mr. President 4:00pm

After School Activities

Test your knowledge of the changing politcal landscape.

Walbrook Branch, Meeting Room  
Science for Kids

Science for Kids 4:00pm

After School Activities, STEM

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

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Family Flick: Monkey Kingdom

Family Flick: Monkey Kingdom 5:00pm

Films

A documentary following monkeys in the jungles of south Asia. (2015, G rated, 81 minutes)

Reisterstown Road Branch, Large Meeting Room  
Get Fit at Your Library

Get Fit at Your Library 5:00pm

Health and Fitness

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

Herring Run Branch  
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course content: A two-part class. Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling and grammar...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Poetry & Conversation: Lisa Couturier & John Gery

Poetry & Conversation: Lisa Couturier &... 6:30pm

Writers LIVE!, Poetry

Lisa Couturier is a writer, poet, and animal advocate. Her collection of essays, The Hopes of Snakes (2006), is described as “beautiful, intelligent, and...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden Night Room  
Writers LIVE: Bert Ashe, Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles

Writers LIVE: Bert Ashe, Twisted: My Dreadlock... 7:00pm

Writers LIVE!, Pratt Library & UB Live!

After leading a far-too-conventional life for nearly forty years, Bert Ashe began the long, arduous, and uncertain process of growing dreadlocks in an...

Wright Theater, University of Baltimore  

Wednesday, February 10

Introduction to PowerPoint, Part II

Introduction to PowerPoint, Part II 10:00am

Computer Classes

Learn the basics of putting together a multimedia slide presentation. By the end of this class you should have the skills to do an effective presentation and...

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  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:00am

Due to scheduling issues, Mother Goose Baby Steps programs are on a temporary hiatus through the end of December. An interactive nursery rhyme program with...

Washington Village 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  
Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation 10:30am

Money and Finance

Let IRS-certified tax volunteers file your taxes for free. Eligibility requirements: Income under $54,000, and the return must be within the volunteer...

Central Library, Old Maryland Room, 2nd floor  
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  
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  
Hands on Holidays: Purim

Hands on Holidays: Purim 11:00am

Story Time

Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at the Jewish holiday Purim. For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Story Time

Due to scheduling issues, Preschool Leaps programs are on a temporary hiatus through the end of December. Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Washington Village Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hamilton Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
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  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer... 12:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - 2nd Floor  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer... 12:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Walbrook Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
One-on-One Job Seeker Appointments

One-on-One Job Seeker Appointments 3:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Get help creating an email account, navigating online applications or crafting a resume. By appointment only. Call 410-396-0399 to make an appointment.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Valentine's Day Cards

Valentine's Day Cards 3:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Make a Valentine's Day card for your loved one.

Washington Village Branch  
Teen Games

Teen Games 3:30pm

Gaming

Play board games and card games.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Valentine Crafts

Valentine Crafts 3:30pm

Arts and Crafts

Hands-on make and take craft ideas that say, "I love you."

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Futuremakers Presents Paper Circuit Lab: Glowing Greeting Cards

Futuremakers Presents Paper Circuit Lab:... 4:00pm

After School Activities, STEM

Explore circuitry basics using paper, flexible conductive material, and lights. Create a greeting card with a special switch that electrifies an LED. Learn...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Good Yarns

Good Yarns 4:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Yarn crafts for the young and young-at-heart including crochet, weaving, and other crafts that will keep you in knots.

Clifton Branch  
Jamercise

Jamercise 4:30pm

Health and Fitness

An exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance .

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Going Graphic

Going Graphic 5:00pm

Book Discussions, After School Activities

Join us for our young adult graphic novel book club -- a monthly meeting for ages 12 – 17. Read and discuss this month’s featured title, Maximum Ride: The...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Story Room  
Teen Monopoly Tournament

Teen Monopoly Tournament 5:00pm

Gaming

Teens can show off their skills and compete with other Monopoly pros on the classic board game.

Forest Park Branch, Conference Room  
First Time Home Buyers Workshop

First Time Home Buyers Workshop 5:30pm

Money and Finance

A representative from Society of Financial Awareness (SOFA) will help first time home buyers with the following: First time home buyers money saving...

Southeast Anchor Library  
Introduction to Microsoft Office, Computer Basics and Google Documents (Docs) and Calendar.

Introduction to Microsoft Office, Computer... 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course content: In this six-session series (Mondays & Wednesdays), four topics will be discussed: Skill Builders’ Workshop, Introduction to Microsoft Word -...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
 Jazz on the Avenue: The Rhonda Robinson Trio

Jazz on the Avenue: The Rhonda Robinson Trio 6:00pm

Live Music

Rhonda Robinson (vocalist/flutist) performs with Justin Taylor (piano) and Blake Meister (bass). (www.RhondaRobinsonMusic.com)

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
4-H Phoenix Club

4-H Phoenix Club 6:00pm

After School Activities

Open to kids and teens ages 8-18, 4-H (heads, hearts, hands, health) teaches youth practical skills through hands-on activities and community service...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Poetry-Writing Workshop: Make a Joyful Noise

Poetry-Writing Workshop: Make a Joyful Noise 6:30pm

Poetry

Reading and writing poems that make strong use of sounds to carry the meaning: luscious-, funny-, or ugly-sounding words; rhythms that tell the tale; echoes...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden Day Room  

Thursday, February 11

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer... 10:00am

Computer Classes

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

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
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  
One-on-One Job Seeker Appointments

One-on-One Job Seeker Appointments 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

Get help creating an email account, navigating online applications or crafting a resume. By appointment only. Call 410-396-0399 to make an appointment.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Pre-GED Classes

Pre-GED Classes 10:00am

Jobs and Careers

Do you need a High School Diploma? Presented in partnership with Baltimore City Community College.

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

Story Time

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

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Herring Run Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

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 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

Story Time

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

Story Time

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

Story Time

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

Story Time

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

Story Time

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

Roland Park Branch  
Film: Man of Steel

Film: Man of Steel 2:45pm

Films

Superman flies back onto the big screen in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production directed by Zack Snyder, produced by Christopher Nolan and...

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  
I Love the library because...

I Love the library because... 3:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Come in and tell us why you love the library through arts & crafts.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Kids Karaoke

Kids Karaoke 3:00pm

After School Activities

Enjoy an afternoon of karaoke fun while practicing and showing off your vocal gifts.

Hamilton Branch  
Presidents Day Trivia

Presidents Day Trivia 3:00pm

After School Activities

Guess the Presidents after listening to their goals and accomplishments. Prizes will be awarded for correct answers.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Full STEAM Ahead

Full STEAM Ahead 3:30pm

After School Activities, STEM

Learn and enjoy a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics) activities. Activities include science experiments, crafts, 3D...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Hearts and Crafts

Hearts and Crafts 4:00pm

After School Activities

Create a Valentine's Day card for your family or friend.

Walbrook Branch, Meeting Room  
Jamercise - Advanced

Jamercise - Advanced 4:00pm

Health and Fitness

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

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Anime Club

Anime Club 4:30pm

Films

Watch your favorite Anime characters on the big screen. Look at new anime, manga and graphic novels!

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Film: Jurassic World

Film: Jurassic World 5:00pm

Films

In this thrilling fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise, two young brothers (Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson) visit their Aunt Claire (Bryce...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer... 5:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer... 5:30pm

Computer Classes

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Colour My World

Colour My World 6:30pm

Arts and Crafts

A coloring session for relaxation and stress relief. Coloring pages will be provided.

Light Street Branch  
Family Coloring Night

Family Coloring Night 6:30pm

Arts and Crafts

Grab a coloring book or a coloring sheet and make an awesome picture together as a family.

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Department  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 6:30pm

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hampden Branch  

Friday, February 12

Introduction to PowerPoint 2010

Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course content: two classes, 2 hours per class. Create custom presentations for work or personal use. Review inserting text, tables, WordArt, ClipArt,...

Southeast Anchor Library, Technology Training Center - 2nd floor  
Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation 10:30am

Money and Finance

Let IRS-certified tax volunteers file your taxes for free. Eligibility requirements: Income under $54,000, and the return must be within the volunteer...

Central Library, Old Maryland Room, 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.

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  
Homeschool Haven

Homeschool Haven 1:30pm

After School Activities

Programs geared to the dedicated homeschooling community. Pre-registration is requested.

Clifton Branch  
LEGOvans Fridays

LEGOvans Fridays 3:30pm

After School Activities, Gaming

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  

Saturday, February 13

Introduction to Windows

Introduction to Windows 10:00am

Computer Classes

Learn about common Windows terms and definitions. Become familiar with the menu bar, tool bar and other elements. Copying, cutting and pasting, as well as...

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  
A Parent's Quick Guide to PreSchool Programs at the Canton Branch

A Parent's Quick Guide to PreSchool Programs at... 10:30am

Plan to meet Miss Rose Anne to learn about the Pratt Library's programs for children ages birth through 5. Mother Goose Baby Steps is intended for children...

Canton Branch, Meeting Room  
Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation 10:30am

Money and Finance

Let IRS-certified tax volunteers file your taxes for free. Eligibility requirements: Income under $54,000, and the return must be within the volunteer...

Central Library, Old Maryland Room, 2nd floor  
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  
Parent University

Parent University 11:00am

Presented by The Akoben Foundation, Parent University is a workshop series designed to empower parents and guardians as their child's first teacher....

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Sweets to the Sweet -- No-Bake Valentine Treats

Sweets to the Sweet -- No-Bake Valentine Treats 11:00am

Arts and Crafts

Join us to sample no-bake treats, just in time for Valentine's Day. Copies of recipes will be available. Please call 410-396-0399 by February 10th to register.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Yarn Club

Yarn Club 11:00am

Arts and Crafts

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  
FILMTALK - Dogfight

FILMTALK - Dogfight 12:00pm

Films

A “dogfight” is a cruel game that some young Marines play on the night before they ship out for Vietnam in November 1963. Each Marine bets, and puts money...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden, Night Room  
Get Fit at Your Library

Get Fit at Your Library 12:00pm

Health and Fitness

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

Edmondson Avenue Branch, Auditorium  
Get Fit at Your Library

Get Fit at Your Library 12:00pm

Health and Fitness

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

Herring Run Branch  
Book Boogie

Book Boogie 12:30pm

Story Time

Join us as we incorporate movement to express a story with dance and have fun.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Adult Book Discussion

Adult Book Discussion 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss God Help the Child by Toni Morrison.

Herring Run Branch  
Animation 101

Animation 101 2:00pm

Arts and Crafts, STEM

Animation brings beloved characters to life by making them move. Artists Jimmy Horner and Jake Heagy will walk students through this process and assist them...

Southeast Anchor Library, Creation Station  
Celebrating Historic East Baltimore: A Slide-illustrated Talk by Denny Lynch

Celebrating Historic East Baltimore: A... 2:00pm

Local photographer Denny Lynch will highlight with his images some of the important institutions, parks and monuments in southeast Baltimore. He will also...

Canton Branch, Meeting Room  
Library Bingo

Library Bingo 2:00pm

Gaming

Play Bingo and win prizes (while supplies last).

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
We Slay Book Club

We Slay Book Club 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Ruby by Cynthia Bond. Ephram Jennings has never forgotten the beautiful girl with the long braids running through the woods of Liberty,...

Southeast Anchor Library, Meyerberg Conference Room  
We Slay Book Club (Series Sub Read)

We Slay Book Club (Series Sub Read) 2:00pm

Book Discussions

For the year we will read a series along with our already scheduled Book Club Pick. This is a voluntary read. This year we will read "Vampire Huntress Legend...

Southeast Anchor Library, Meyerberg Conference Room  
Black Renaissance Book Club

Black Renaissance Book Club 2:30pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss New England White by Stephen White.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Film: Brief Encounter (1945)

Film: Brief Encounter (1945) 2:30pm

Films

Based on Noël Coward's play "Still Life," Brief Encounter is a romantic, bittersweet drama about two married people who meet by chance in a London railway...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Anti-Valentine's Day Party

Anti-Valentine's Day Party 3:00pm

After School Activities

Had enough of this sappy holiday? Escape the frou-frou and lovebirds with games and activities that celebrate the unromantic parts of life.

Waverly Branch, Teen Makerspace  

Sunday, February 14

One-on-One Job-Seeker Appointments

One-on-One Job-Seeker Appointments 1:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Get help with on-line applications, your resume, cover letters, or other job-related tasks. Stop by or call to make an appointment: 410-396-5317

Central Library, Job and Career Information Center  
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...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  

February 8 - 14, 2016

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