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Events Calendar

Events

January 16 - 22, 2019

Wednesday, January 16

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Crafternoon

Join us for arts and crafts on Wednesday afternoons.

ABC's of the PC

ABCs of the PC Workshop – (New Users) Learn the basic steps to navigating through your personal computer (PC). Learn to use your mouse to perform various...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Hands on Holidays: Tu B'Shevat

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

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult....

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Introduction to Computer and Windows

Mouse, keyboarding and basic computer skills will be taught in this four week series. Class prerequisite - An e-mail account is required. Registration...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of exercises led by Surya Allamraju.

Lawyer in the Library

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

Digital Drop-In

The Digital Drop-In Clinic is open for any and all basic technology questions, where we'll do our best to assist you in a relaxed, low-stress...

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

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

Snowflake Crafting

Create paper snowflakes just in time for winter.

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Amazon STEM Series: Robotics Club

Learn about how robots are made and what they are used for in this fun building series.

Dream Boards by L.O.V.E INC

It's the New Year! Define your goals, dreams, and desires.

Film: Sherlock Gnomes

When garden decor starts going missing, Gnomeo and Juliet ask Sherlock Gnomes to take the case. This colorful crew of lawn ornaments must traverse London to...

Gaming Night

Are you ready for a night of competitive gaming? Find your love of gaming through GPS (Gamers, Press Start) Club.

Homework Hour

Explore various books and digital resources to assist with homework.

MLK Dream Mobiles

Create your dream on paper and attach it to the giant Dream Mobile that will hang in the Children’s Department in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Northwood Gamers Club

Play video games on the PS4 and Nintendo Wii.

Snow Storm in a Jar

Join us for a fun STEAM activity as we explore how snow storms are made.

Teens React to Music

Are you a music guru? Do you think you have what it takes to guess the correct musician and song title? Come into the library to see if you can challenge...

Board games & Snacks

Play some awesome board games & eat some tasty snacks.

Craft Lab: Papermaking

Learn how to make paper from junk mail and decorate paper with shaving cream.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Jamercise

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

Keyboarding

a 12-week class. Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify...

My Sister's Keeper: Conversations of Change and Healing

Engage in a meaningful community coversation series covering challenging topics that directly impact our community. Conversations will be facilitated by...

Thursday, January 17

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Microsoft Word 2010 - Mail Merge

Complete the mail merge process by using the step by step Mail Merge Wizard. Create form letters and address labels for mass mailing projects. Class...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Canciones y Cuentos para Pequeñitos en Español e Inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Mindful Meditation

A guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju. Please bring a meditation mat.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

2:30pm
Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for  7th Graders & Up

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 11-week session for seventh graders and older uses community-building,...

Dear Dr. King

In celebration of the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we invite teens to express how they feel about his legacy through written letters.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

Join us for craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

Throwback Thursday Film: Our Friend Martin

In celebration of MLK Day, we will throw it back to an oldie but goodie... where two teens travel back in time, meeting Dr. King in several points of his life.

Video Game Night

Play video games with your friends on the big screen.

YouTube, MeTube

Kids take control as we share favorite (age-appropriate) streaming videos. Trailers, fails, gamers, ASMR, stunts and more.

Kahoot It

Experience technology-based learning platforms.

Book Discussion

Discuss Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, a fictional whodunit, in the "Agatha Christie" style.

Jamercise Advanced

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

Beginning Origami for Adults

Learn the art of paper folding. Materials will be provided.

Corner Bookmarks

Make your own creative bookmark and don't lose your page ever again! Small and portable, these bookmarks fit perfectly on the corner of your current reads.

Disney Delights - Wreck-It Ralph

Old Time Disney Delights - Not a Princess in Sight! Enjoy old-fashioned Disney films on a big screen as we present a series of Disney classics. Snacks...

Quit Smoking @ the Pratt: Smoking Cessation Information Session

Letta Grant of Baltimore City Heath Department's Office of Chronic Disease Prevention will share how to quit smoking and provide assistance to begin your...

Stepping at Pratt

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

Virtual Reality Test Lab

Immerse yourself in a virtual space trying out virtual reality gear. All ages welcome.

Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

Introduction to Microsoft Word, 2010

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

Picture Book Bunch: Civil Rights

Hear stories of civil rights leaders across many movements, make art based on the book of the day, and enjoy a snack. Recommended for children ages 7 and...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

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

Paint Night

Paint Night presented by Arthur Brown. All paint supplies will be provided by the library. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. ...

The Whispering Tree Concert

Franco/American duo, The Whispering Tree will perform richly immersive folk brimming with evocative lyrics, haunting vocals, and a panoramic musicality....

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss the following books: Thursday, January 17th: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Thursday, February...

Game On!

Test your trivia prowess against Light Street librarians.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Writers LIVE: Leslie Jamison, The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Leslie Jamison will be in conversation with Adam Kaplin, MD, PhD, of the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of...

Friday, January 18

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

SeniorTec Computer Basics

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Yoga For Beginners

Come to the library for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

 Sit 'n' Stitch at the Library

Melissa Salzman from Lovelyarns hosts a monthly Sit 'n' Stitch. Bring your knitting, and meet your new fun fiber friends in the Fine Arts Department of the...

National Popcorn Day

Pop in to sample various popcorn flavors and see a movie.

LEGOvans Fridays

Bring your imagination and create with LEGOS. Build something big, something small, something new, or something tall.

Saturday, January 19

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

Introduction to Computers/Windows

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

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages...

Film & Discussion: Selma

Civil-rights activists march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to secure voting rights for black Americans in this docudrama, which focuses on the actions of...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early or stay after for playtime. For families...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Dungeon Crawl Classics: Intro to Role Playing Games

Learn the basics of role playing games through a Dungeon Crawl Classics campaign, led by instructor Mica Fetz, CEO and Lead Developer of MJ's Gaming...

Upcycle Saturdays @ the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

Transform basic materials into projects to treasure forever. All supplies Included. Call 410-396-0399 to register.

Adult Painting Party

Create your own original artwork. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register. Refreshments provided.

Film: Ocean’s 8

The plan is priceless. Danny Ocean's estranged sister Debbie attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City's star-studded annual Met Gala....

Meet the Author: Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs

Meet Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs, author of the historical novel More than a Fraction, based on a true story. Thomas and Othello Fraction are brothers and best...

Charm City Writers - Critique Group

Join the Charm City Writers critique group the 3rd Saturday of every month. This small group meets regularly to review each others' work and offer...

Clifton's Got Puzzles

Can’t resist the allure of an unfinished puzzle? Spend a few minutes—or more—working on a small rotating selection of puzzles at the Clifton Branch.

Workforce Websites: Indeed

Indeed.com provides a host of useful resources for job seekers, in addition to current job opportunities. Come learn about the tools Indeed offers for its...

Poe Press Play

Join our listening party to commemorate Edgar Allan Poe's 210th birthday. Enjoy light refreshments as we listen to some of his works.

Tuesday, January 22

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

A two-part class. Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert headers...

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants âgés de 2 à 5 ans, accompagnés d'un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Yoga For Beginners

Come to the library for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exericse presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing,...

Snowflake Extravaganza

Help us create a winter wonderland, make a unique snowflake to decorate the library.

 Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Book Boogie!

A fun storytime that includes movement, music, and dance.

Learn Loom Knitting

Loom knitting is a fun, versatile way to get into knitting. Bring your loom and yarn and learn basic stitches, patterns, tips and techniques, or come in to...

Spool Knitting

Try a traditional knitting technique. Make a drink coaster, a belt, a rug, or something completely new.

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for 1st - 3rd Graders

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 11-week session for first through third graders uses...

Anime Club

Check out the latest episodes of your favorite anime and meet with other anime and manga fans.

Anime Fan Club

Join other anime and manga fans for games, trivia and screenings.

Gaming Night

Come join us for a night of gaming and hanging out.

Photostrip Bookmarks

Teens, bring your favorite photos and create a strip of bookmarks. Supplies will be provided.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Teen BookWalk

Ever heard of a CakeWalk? Join us as we listen to music and win some free books in our Teen BookWalk.

Teen Gaming: Dungeons & Dragons

Jurney through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required.

Teen Wii Play

Come play active Wii games with other teens.

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for 4th - 6th Graders

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 11-week session for fourth through sixth graders uses...

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants âgés de 2 à 5 ans, accompagnés d'un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Fast Track to a Job: Tips and Tricks to Get Your Next Job

Join Natasha OrtizFortier of Creative Career Chic for this interactive workshop.

Google Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

January 16 - 22, 2019

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