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October 20 - 26, 2014

Monday, October 20

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  
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 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

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

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

Health and Fitness

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

Northwood Branch, Meeting room- ADA entrance on lower level  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 1:00pm

Health and Fitness

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

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
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  
Imagine a Movie: Reader's Theater

Imagine a Movie: Reader's Theater 3:30pm

Imagination Celebration

In celebration of Maurice Sendak, join us and be part of a movie. There will be something for everyone; we will need actors, tech support, and prop...

Northwood Branch  
Muppets Most Wanted

Muppets Most Wanted 5:00pm

Films

The entire Muppets gang goes on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe's most exciting destinations, including overseas, as they find...

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...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Gifts From the Garden

Gifts From the Garden 6:00pm

Putting the Garden to Bed

Herring Run Branch  
Hamilton Book Club

Hamilton Book Club 6:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Makerspace

Makerspace 6:00pm

After School Activities

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

Hamilton Branch  
Deborah Crombie, To Dwell in Darkness

Deborah Crombie, To Dwell in Darkness 6:30pm

Writers LIVE!

In the tradition of Elizabeth George, Louise Penny, and P. D. James, New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie delivers a powerful tale of intrigue,...

Central Library, Poe Room  

Tuesday, October 21

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

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

Exhibits

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

Central Library  
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  
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  
Leaf Man in the Garden

Leaf Man in the Garden 10:00am

Story Time

Enjoy a short story, bubbles, hula hoops, and chalk. (Outdoor program weather permitting.)

Hamilton Branch, Garden  
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  
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are 11:00am

Imagination Celebration

Place yourself in Where the Wild Things Are by creating your own "wild thing!" Let the wild rumpus start, and tell your own story of Max and the wild things!

Brooklyn Branch, Children's Room  
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  
Digging up Your Family Roots

Digging up Your Family Roots 2:00pm

Genealogy

The one thing we all share is relatives and some may be closer than you think. Imagine discovering that your best friend is a long lost cousin! Dick...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Bumble-Ardy Birthday Party

Bumble-Ardy Birthday Party 2:30pm

Imagination Celebration

Listen to the story of Bumble-Ardy and his ninth birthday party written by Maurice Sendak. Then enjoy a real birthday party with games and treats.

Hampden 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  
STEM Adventures

STEM Adventures 3:15pm

After School Activities

Experience Science, Technology, Engineering and Math outside the textbook.

Roland Park Branch  
Imagine a Movie: Reader's Theater

Imagine a Movie: Reader's Theater 3:30pm

Imagination Celebration

In celebration of Maurice Sendak, join us and be part of a movie. There will be something for everyone; we will need actors, tech support, and prop...

Northwood Branch  
Pinochle Kids

Pinochle Kids 3:30pm

After School Activities

Join The National Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club, Inc. as they teach the century-old game of pinochle! This organization is celebrating 60 years of...

Reisterstown Road 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  
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  
Monster Mask Craft

Monster Mask Craft 4:00pm

Imagination Celebration

Celebrate the Imagination Celebration by creating a monster mask.

Light Street Branch  
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  
Chi Xu, piano

Chi Xu, piano 5:00pm

Live Music

Born in China, Chi Xu graduated from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, earned a Master of Music degree at the Yale University School of Music, and now...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
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  
Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Group

Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Group 6:30pm

Health and Fitness

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Morowa Yejide, Time of the Locust

Morowa Yejide, Time of the Locust 6:30pm

Writers LIVE!

Travel into the heart and mind of an extraordinary autistic boy in this imaginative debut novel about a mother's devotion, a father's punishment, and the...

Central Library, Poe Room  

Wednesday, October 22

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

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

Exhibits

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

Central Library  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:00am

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  
Ten Websites to Know

Ten Websites to Know 10:00am

Computer Classes

Interested in exploring some of what the Internet has to offer? This is an overview of ten websites that will aid you in connecting with people, buying...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
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  
Hola Friends=Hello Amigos

Hola Friends=Hello Amigos 10:30am

En Espanol, Story Time

Bring your tiny tots to our Spanish/English program of stories, games, songs, and puppet plays. The program is presented in both languages so that everyone...

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting 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.

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.

Hamilton Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Wild Library Rumpus!

Wild Library Rumpus! 11:00am

Imagination Celebration

Join us for our Imagination Celebration with a Wild Library Rumpus! Come enjoy a reading of Where the Wild Things Are, stories, snacks, and fun. Children are...

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
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  
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  
Wild Tales and Wild Things

Wild Tales and Wild Things 1:00pm

Imagination Celebration

Stories by and inspired by Maurice Sendak.

Walbrook 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, 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  
Make a Mask a la Maurice

Make a Mask a la Maurice 3:00pm

Imagination Celebration

Enjoy listening to a story by Maurice Sendak, then make a scary monster mask! What scary sounds does your Monster Mask make?

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
A "Wild" Celebration

A "Wild" Celebration 3:30pm

Imagination Celebration, After School Activities

Celebrate Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are with arts and crafts, creative movement, and more. Light refreshments provided.

Clifton Branch  
In a Nutshell

In a Nutshell 3:30pm

Imagination Celebration, After School Activities

Read Maurice Sendak's Nutshell Library and make a craft to go along with your favorite book.

Patterson Park 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  
One Maryland/One Book Discussion

One Maryland/One Book Discussion 3:30pm

One Maryland One Book, Book Discussions

Join in the discussion of The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande. The Distance Between Us is the 2014 selection for One Maryland One Book, designed to...

Brooklyn Branch  
Pinochle Kids

Pinochle Kids 3:30pm

After School Activities

Join The National Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club, Inc. as they teach the century-old game of pinochle! This organization is celebrating 60 years of...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Teen Game Day

Teen Game Day 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come out and play your favorite board games.

Hamilton Branch  
Teen Game Night

Teen Game Night 3:30pm

After School Activities

Challenge your friends to a game of UNO or Jenga.

Southeast Anchor Library  
A Wild Rumpus

A Wild Rumpus 4:00pm

Imagination Celebration, After School Activities

Create a monster mask and do a wild rumpus to celebrate Maurice Sendak and his books.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Where the Wild Things Are: Ultimate Experience

Where the Wild Things Are: Ultimate Experience 4:00pm

Imagination Celebration, After School Activities

Children will participate in array of exciting artistic crafts based on the acclaimed book, Where the Wild Things Are.

Forest Park Branch, Conference Room  
JobConnect with Apploi at Pratt

JobConnect with Apploi at Pratt 5:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Apply for Jobs! Join us for the official launch of the Apploi-Baltimore JobConnect experience. Hear from local officials, job experts, and job seekers....

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 5:30pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss In the Garden of the Beasts by Erik Larson.

Northwood 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...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Meeting of the Friends of the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Library

Meeting of the Friends of the Pennsylvania... 6:00pm

Come to the meeting of the Friends of the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Library. Join other interested members of the community who are involved in showing...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Donald L. Miller, Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America

Donald L. Miller, Supreme City: How Jazz Age... 7:00pm

Writers LIVE!

Donald Miller's new book, Supreme City, is the story of Manhattan's growth and transformation in the 1920s and the brilliant people behind it. Chronicling...

Central Library, Poe Room  

Thursday, October 23

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

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

Exhibits

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

Central Library  
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...

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.

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 neighborhood meet for a variety of programs and events.

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.

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  
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  
Rumpus for the Wild Things

Rumpus for the Wild Things 11:30am

Imagination Celebration

Listen to Where the Wild Things Are and then stay for a wild rumpus.

Reisterstown Road Branch, Large Meeting Room  
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  
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  
Pinochle Kids

Pinochle Kids 3:30pm

After School Activities

Join The National Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club, Inc. as they teach the century-old game of pinochle! This organization is celebrating 60 years of...

Forest Park Branch  
Wii Active

Wii Active 3:30pm

After School Activities

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

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Meeting Room  
Wild Things, You Make Our Hearts Sing!

Wild Things, You Make Our Hearts Sing! 3:30pm

After School Activities, Imagination Celebration

Create a wild thing mask and join the rumpus. Participate in a staring contest, dancing and snacking.

Govans Branch  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 4:00pm

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

Orleans Street Branch, Main Lobby  
Thursday Crafternoon

Thursday Crafternoon 4:00pm

After School Activities

Decoupage a jar to make an autumnal lantern for your windowsill.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
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  
Introduction to Internet & Microsoft Office Applications

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

Computer Classes

Course Content: In this new series, learn about the Internet and how to navigate using the World Wide Web. Create an e-mail address, send & receive e-mail;...

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  
Light Street Branch Book Discussion Group

Light Street Branch Book Discussion Group 6:00pm

Book Discussions

Two books to be discussed: Blood Sucking Fiends: a love story by Christopher Moore The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande

 
Science for Teens

Science for Teens 6:00pm

Learn what it takes to become a doctor, engineer, or scientist. Learn new and fun science experiments.

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore

The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore 6:00pm

Local labor educator and organizer Bill Barry talks about Baltimore's role in kicking off one of the biggest strike waves this country has ever seen.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting room  
Chicken Soup with Rice

Chicken Soup with Rice 6:30pm

Imagination Celebration

Enjoy Sendak's Chicken Soup with Rice and even try some of your own!

Washington Village Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 6:30pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hampden Branch  

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.

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  
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...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Reading Tails

Reading Tails 2:00pm

Same great program, brand new name! Come read to a dog from Therapy Pets Unlimited. You pick the book and your furry friend! Registration is suggested, but...

Govans Branch  
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  

October 20 - 26, 2014

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