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July 3 - 9, 2015

Friday, July 3

Exhibit: The Amazing Race: The Atlantic Slave Trade Through the Pages of Book Art

Exhibit: The Amazing Race: The Atlantic Slave...

Exhibits

In the form of traditional and contemporary bookmaking and paper crafting, The Amazing Race exhibition is designed to chronicle certain aspects of the...

Central Library, Annex Gallery  
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  

Monday, July 6

Introduction to Computers

Introduction to Computers 10:00am

Computer Classes

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

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
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  
Pam the Kindersinger

Pam the Kindersinger 10:30am

Story Time, Summer Reading

Join Pam and her puppet pal Rascal for songs, dancing, rhymes, and lots of interactive fun.

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 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

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

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

Health and Fitness

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

Northwood Branch, Meeting room- ADA entrance on lower level  
Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to Go Home"

Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to... 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Aquarium on Wheels presents the play "It's Time to Go Home." When a group of animals (invaders) move into the neighborhood, local animals start noticing some...

Orleans Street Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1:00pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Walbrook Branch  
ZOOmobile Presents Amazing Adaptations

ZOOmobile Presents Amazing Adaptations 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Why do elephants have trunks? Can you jump as far as a frog? Learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have for life in the wild, and use the...

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
Wings & Things

Wings & Things 2:00pm

Summer Reading

Prepare for an in-depth look at raptors and other birds as we explore their natural history, conservation topics, and tell the "tales" of how each was...

Patterson Park Branch  
Film: Selma

Film: Selma 2:30pm

Films

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Rated PG-13, 128min

Herring Run Branch, Audiorium  
Game Day

Game Day 3:00pm

Enjoy some of your favorite board and card games.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Let Off Some STEAM!

Let Off Some STEAM! 3:00pm

Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of NASA’s Hubble Telescope with some fun activities that will get you thinking!

Southeast Anchor Library, Teen Department  
Video Game Dancing

Video Game Dancing 3:30pm

After School Activities

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

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Movie Monday's Mockingjay Part 1

Movie Monday's Mockingjay Part 1 4:00pm

Films

The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds Katniss Everdeen faced with a decision that could sway the fate of a nation. In the wake of the...

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Film: The Box

Film: The Box 5:00pm

Films

What if someone gave you a box containing a button that, if pushed, would bring you a million dollars...but simultaneously take the life of someone you don't...

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

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

Computer Classes

6-Week Class Series, 2 hours per class. Course Content: In this 6-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 and Computer Basics

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

Computer Classes

Course Content: In this 3-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Make it Mondays!

Make it Mondays! 6:00pm

Join us for paperfolding and origami for adults. No experience necessary.

Southeast Anchor Library, Second Floor  
Makerspace

Makerspace 6:00pm

After School Activities

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

Hamilton Branch  

Tuesday, July 7

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 6-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill...

Northwood Branch  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

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

Computer Classes

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Second Floor  
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  
Six-Week Summer Computer Camp for Kids

Six-Week Summer Computer Camp for Kids 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word 2010. Use interactive programs and websites to...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to Go Home"

Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to... 10:30am

Summer Reading

Aquarium on Wheels presents the play "It's Time to Go Home." When a group of animals (invaders) move into the neighborhood, local animals start noticing some...

Brooklyn Branch  
ZOOmobile Presents Amazing Adaptations

ZOOmobile Presents Amazing Adaptations 10:30am

Summer Reading

Why do elephants have trunks? Can you jump as far as a frog? Learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have for life in the wild, and use the...

Light Street Branch  
Anna Menendez: La Fiesta de Baile

Anna Menendez: La Fiesta de Baile 11:00am

Summer Reading

Anna Menendez will engage children in her masterful performance of Spanish dance and Flamenco, introducing rhythm, Spanish vocabulary, and an appreciation of...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
One-on-one Job-Seeker Appointments

One-on-one Job-Seeker Appointments 12:00pm

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  
Film: The Boxtrolls

Film: The Boxtrolls 1:00pm

Films

A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
GSK Science in the Summer™

GSK Science in the Summer™ 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Explore fun activities designed to help you discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water. Learn about the six kinds of...

Hamilton Branch  
Janice the Griot

Janice the Griot 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Join Janice the Griot as she shares interactive hero tales.

Hampden Branch  
Open Minds Art Club: Summer Superheros

Open Minds Art Club: Summer Superheros 1:00pm

Arts and Crafts

This summer young artists create artwork inspired by superheroes! Open Minds participants will create works of art through collage, painting, fiber art and...

Southeast Anchor Library  
Summer Reading Browse and Share

Summer Reading Browse and Share 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Not sure what book to start next to make reading 15 minutes per day a breeze? Come browse our recommendations on display in the children's area. We'd also...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Crafternoons

Crafternoons 3:00pm

Summer Reading

Channel your creative powers and make hero-themed crafts!

Northwood Branch  
Chess Time

Chess Time 3:30pm

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  
Know Yourself, Know Your Health

Know Yourself, Know Your Health 3:30pm

Health and Fitness

We will discuss health issues and get everyone up and moving. Presented by Living Classrooms.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Uncle Devin's World of Percussion

Uncle Devin's World of Percussion 3:30pm

Summer Reading

Take a magical journey through the land of percussion that allows you to hear, see, and play different percussion instruments while gaining an understanding...

Walbrook Branch  
Wii Gaming

Wii Gaming 3:30pm

Gaming

Enjoy a variety of Nintendo Wii games.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Game Play

Game Play 5:00pm

After School Activities

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

Reisterstown Road Branch  
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  
Creative Minds Color

Creative Minds Color 6:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Tune in to your inner child. Use markers, paint and colored pencils to make beautiful masterpieces.

Govans Branch  

Wednesday, July 8

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  
Six-Week Summer Computer Camp for Kids

Six-Week Summer Computer Camp for Kids 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word 2010. Use interactive programs and websites to...

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:15am

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

Light Street Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:15am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Orleans Street Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

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

Hampden Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

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

Washington Village Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hamilton Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:15am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Light Street Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 11:15am

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

Orleans Street Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:30am

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

Patterson Park Branch  
Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to Go Home"

Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to... 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Aquarium on Wheels presents the play "It's Time to Go Home." When a group of animals (invaders) move into the neighborhood, local animals start noticing some...

Clifton Branch  
Film: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Film: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No... 1:00pm

Films

Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities for himself and the rest of the family.

Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden  
GSK Science in the Summer™

GSK Science in the Summer™ 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Explore fun activities designed to help you discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water. Learn about the six kinds of...

Hamilton Branch  
In Our Own Voice

In Our Own Voice 1:00pm

Health and Fitness

In Our Own Voice speakers change attitudes, assumptions and stereotypes by describing the reality of living with mental illness. People with mental health...

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Vintage Hollywood: Strangers on a Train

Vintage Hollywood: Strangers on a Train 1:00pm

Films

Enjoy a series of classic films. In one of Alfred Hitchcock's suspense classics, tennis pro Guy Haines chances to meet wealthy wastrel Bruno Anthony on a...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Hero Fair

Hero Fair 2:00pm

Summer Reading

Come celebrate your favorite heroes through activities that teach singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing!

Northwood Branch  
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, Conference Room  
Family Movie Matinee: Coraline

Family Movie Matinee: Coraline 2:30pm

Films

Eleven year old, Coraline Jones, discovers an alternate reality in a secret door in her family's old home that is eerily similar to her own but darkly...

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  
One-on-One Job Seeker Appointments

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

Jobs and Careers

Get help with on-line applications, your resume, cover letters, or other job-related tasks. Call 410-396-0399 to make an appointment.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Spanish for Kids

Spanish for Kids 3:00pm

After School Activities

Learn basic conversational phrases in Spanish.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Intro to STEM Maker Time

Intro to STEM Maker Time 4:00pm

After School Activities

We are partnering with nonprofit Infinite Transformations for a special STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Maker Time. After a fun maker...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Going Graphic

Going Graphic 5:00pm

Book Discussions

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, Ghostopolis by Doug...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
One-on-one Job-Seeker Appointments

One-on-one Job-Seeker Appointments 5:00pm

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  
Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

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

Computer Classes

Course Content: In this 3-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Trinidad & Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra

Trinidad & Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra 6:00pm

Live Music

The Trinidad & Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra has been providing the finest authentic Caribbean steel drum music since its founding in 1971. Enjoy a...

Brooklyn Branch  
Writers LIVE: Ian Millhiser, Injustices: The Supreme Court's History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted

Writers LIVE: Ian Millhiser, Injustices: The... 6:30pm

Writers LIVE!

In Injustices, constitutional law expert Ian Millhiser argues that the Supreme Court routinely bent the arc of American history away from justice. He...

Central Library, Poe Room  

Thursday, July 9

One-on-One Job Seeker Appointments

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

Jobs and Careers

Get help with on-line applications, your resume, cover letter, or other job-related tasks. Call 410-396-0399 to make an appointment.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Six-Week Summer Computer Camp for Kids

Six-Week Summer Computer Camp for Kids 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word 2010. Use interactive programs and websites to...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
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.

Forest Park Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

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

Northwood Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Herring Run Branch  
Silver Angels

Silver Angels 10:30am

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

Herring Run Branch  
Arianna Ross: Monkey Tales

Arianna Ross: Monkey Tales 11:00am

Summer Reading

Animals certainly are the smartest creatures. In these delightful Asian versions of Aesop's Fables, the creatures teach us about ourselves and Indian...

Roland Park 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.

Brooklyn Branch, 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.

Southeast Anchor Library, 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  
Pam the Kindersinger

Pam the Kindersinger 11:00am

Story Time, Summer Reading

Join Pam and her puppet pal Rascal for songs, dancing, rhymes, and lots of interactive fun.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Roland Park Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 11:15am

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

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:30am

Story Time

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

Herring Run Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Northwood Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Forest Park Branch  
GSK Science in the Summer™

GSK Science in the Summer™ 1:00pm

Summer Reading

Explore fun activities designed to help you discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water. Learn about the six kinds of...

Govans 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  
Open Minds Art Club: Summer Superheros

Open Minds Art Club: Summer Superheros 1:00pm

Arts and Crafts

This summer young artists create artwork inspired by superheroes! Open Minds participants will create works of art through collage, painting, fiber art and...

Southeast Anchor Library  
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  
Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to Go Home"

Aquarium on Wheels presents "It's Time to... 2:00pm

Summer Reading

Aquarium on Wheels presents the play "It's Time to Go Home." When a group of animals (invaders) move into the neighborhood, local animals start noticing some...

Forest Park Branch  
Knitting and Crochet Circle

Knitting and Crochet Circle 2:00pm

Arts and Crafts

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

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Magic with Mike Rose

Magic with Mike Rose 2:00pm

Summer Reading

It's a bird; it's a plane; it's superhero magic with Mike Rose!

Southeast Anchor Library  
Wii 4 Teens

Wii 4 Teens 2:30pm

After School Activities

Enjoy an evening of Nintendo Wii with your new and old friends.

Orleans Street Branch, Story Room  
Teen Game Night

Teen Game Night 3:00pm

After School Activities, Gaming

Fun and Games! Join us for a night of gaming.

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  
Anime Club

Anime Club 3:30pm

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Future Makers

Future Makers 3:30pm

After School Activities

Learn about 3D design and printing. Spark your imagination and create designs for 3D models. Then, print them on a 3D printer.

Forest Park Branch  
DIY Crafting

DIY Crafting 5:00pm

Arts and Crafts

Bring your creativity and enthusiasm and make simple crafts to decorate your home or give to friends.

Southeast Anchor Library, Adult Department, 2nd Floor  
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  
Film: American Sniper

Film: American Sniper 5:30pm

Films

Biopic of Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), the most-celebrated sniper in American military history. In the aftermath of 9/11, Kyle decides to serve his country...

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

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

Computer Classes

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

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

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Second Floor  
Expungement Workshop

Expungement Workshop 6:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Learn how to get charges removed from your record. Presented by Mark Matthews for Clean Slate America.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 6:30pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hampden Branch  
Travelogue: India

Travelogue: India 6:30pm

Glimpses of two cities of India -- Agra and Lucknow -- through photographs.

Govans Branch  

July 3 - 9, 2015

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