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May 22 - 28, 2015

Friday, May 22

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  
E-Mail Beyond the Basics

E-Mail Beyond the Basics 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Use Google to create an email account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, send attachments, create and delete folders, and move...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - Second 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.

Cherry Hill 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.

Central Library  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:30am

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

Central Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Cherry Hill Branch  
Stories, Music, and Movement

Stories, Music, and Movement 11:30am

Story Time

Books and stories come alive through music and movement! Move and dance to music, make music and instruments of your own, sing songs, and create sounds...

Cherry Hill Branch  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Adult  
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  

Saturday, May 23

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  
Expungement Workshop

Expungement Workshop 10:00am

Learn about the expungement process. Presented by Mark Matthews for Clean Slate America.

Pennsylvania Avenue 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  
Games Galore

Games Galore 11:00am

Get active, challenge your brain, and show off your skills with games and activities for every age.

Roland Park 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  
STEM Starters

STEM Starters 11:00am

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through play and discovery. For children ages 3 to 5 attending with a caregiver. Program size is limited;...

Roland Park 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  
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  
Dream It, Design It, Print It.

Dream It, Design It, Print It. 12:30pm

After School Activities

Explore the world of 3D printing, from the idea through the design and on to the final product. Create a chess piece for the branch, a bookmark of your own,...

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Department  
An Hour with Career Guidance Online

An Hour with Career Guidance Online 2:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Spend an hour learning about this useful resource for job seekers. This database provides an in-depth look at salary ranges, advancement prospects,...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 2:00pm

Films

When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada leaps into action with his tech-savvy...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Discoveries...America: Geographical Virtual Road Trip USA

Discoveries...America: Geographical Virtual... 2:00pm

Each Discoveries...America hour-long DVD travelogue features one of the 50 states. Offering a fresh look at the culturally diverse USA, the series includes...

Hampden Branch  
Reading Tails

Reading Tails 2:00pm

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

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 2:30pm

Films

When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action...

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Adult  

Sunday, May 24

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  

Monday, May 25

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  

Tuesday, May 26

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  
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 Excel 2010

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 10:00am

Computer Classes

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
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  
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  
Keyboarding/Computer and Office Applications

Keyboarding/Computer and Office Applications 3:00pm

Computer Classes

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

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Adult  
Chess Time

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  
Stalking a Tall Tale

Stalking a Tall Tale 3:30pm

Story Time

May is “Gifts From the Garden Month” so Jack and the Beanstalk and other TALL plant tales will be read in this storytime and bean planting craft. Will your...

Hampden 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  
iFun with iPad

iFun with iPad 3:30pm

After School Activities

Got Apps? Join us as we use the iPad for all kinds of fun- maybe a dance contest or a geography challenge or a bubble busting race. Maybe we’ll make a...

Southeast Anchor Library, Storytime Room  
Film: The Great Gatsby

Film: The Great Gatsby 4:00pm

After School Activities

A Midwestern salesman finds himself caught up in the mysterious past and decadent lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor in this film adaptation of the...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Science for Kids!

Science for Kids! 4:00pm

After School Activities

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

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Teen Summit

Teen Summit 4:00pm

Open discussion on various topics that concern young people today. Topics include news, sports, music, neighborhood issues, and much more! The topics are...

Southeast Anchor Library, Teen Department  
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 Google Drive (Google Drawings)

Introduction to Google Drive (Google Drawings) 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content - Part 3: Create, and edit images, charts, diagrams and wordart. Tweak online and share. A Gmail account is required to participate in the...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Writing Outside the Fence

Writing Outside the Fence 6:00pm

An evening of readings by students from the free community writing workshop at the Reentry Center at the Northwest Career Center.

Central Library, Poe Room  

Wednesday, May 27

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  
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  
One-on-One Job-Seeker Appointments

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

Jobs and Careers

Make an appointment to get help with your online applications, resume, cover letter or related tasks. Call 410-396-5317 for an appointment.

Central Library, Job and Career Information 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  
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  
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  
Advanced Level Word 2010

Advanced Level Word 2010 12:30pm

Computer Classes

A two-part class. Course Content - Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, wrap text around objects, create and run a Macro, import Excel files,...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
SeniorTec Series - For 55 and over

SeniorTec Series - For 55 and over 12:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: 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...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
 Friends of Light Street Spring Book Sale Sneak Prev

Friends of Light Street Spring Book Sale Sneak... 2:00pm

Sneak Preview: $2.00 fee for the sneak preview. Books for all ages.

Light Street 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  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Adult  
Lego Club

Lego Club 3:15pm

After School Activities

If you can dream it, you can build it! Something big, something small, something new, or something tall...

Northwood Branch  
Reading Raves: A Reader's Roundtable

Reading Raves: A Reader's Roundtable 3:30pm

Book Discussions

Share your thoughts on what you've read lately and why you liked it.

Brooklyn Branch  
Wii Wednesday

Wii Wednesday 3:30pm

After School Activities

Nintendo's Wii video game system (pronounced "we") brings people of all ages together to have fun.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Maker Time

Maker Time 4:00pm

After School Activities

Join us for a prepared project, or make something of your own. Imagine, innovate, create!

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Monopoly Time

Monopoly Time 5:00pm

After School Activities

Enjoy playing the classic board game of Monopoly.

Forest Park Branch, Conference Room  
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  
Northwood Book Discussion Group

Northwood Book Discussion Group 6:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman.

Northwood Branch, Meeting Room  
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Library Friends Meeting

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Library Friends Meeting 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, Story Room  
Scrabble

Scrabble 6:00pm

Join us for the classic board game.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Wednesday Night Knitting Studio for Grown Ups

Wednesday Night Knitting Studio for Grown Ups 6:00pm

Calling all knitting enthusiasts, come knit with us. Bring what you're working on or start something new.

Reisterstown Road Branch, Large Meeting Room  

Thursday, May 28

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  
Internet Searching

Internet Searching 10:00am

Computer Classes

Learn to use a search engine and find services on the Internet. Become familiar with links available using the Pratt web site. Understand the importance of...

Central Library, Public Computer Center  
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 community 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.

Southeast Anchor Library, Todos los jueves  
Buena Casa, Buena Brasa

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa 11:00am

En Espanol

Canciones, rimas, cuentos, y juegos, para los niños (0-3 años) y los padres o cuidadores.

Brooklyn Branch, Todos los jueves  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:00am

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

Edmondson 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.

Pennsylvania 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  
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  
Once Upon a Time in China

Once Upon a Time in China 3:00pm

Films

MARTIAL ARTS MAYHEM! Directed by popular Asian film maker Tsui Hark with action star Jet Li starring as Chinese folk hero Wong Fei Hung. Trouble begins to...

Herring Run Branch, Auditorium  
Open Chess

Open Chess 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, Adult  
Crafternoons

Crafternoons 3:30pm

After School Activities

Create crafts to take with you.

Govans Branch  
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 FlowerBands

DIY FlowerBands 4:00pm

After School Activities

If you like all the cool flowerbands you've been seeing come make your own.

Hamilton Branch, Meeting Room  
Eco-Sculpting

Eco-Sculpting 4:00pm

After School Activities

We will make animal sculptures with household materials. May 21: Giraffe May 28: Sheep June 4: Snake June 11: Crocodile

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Storytime Room  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 4:00pm

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  
Anime Club

Anime Club 4:30pm

Films, After School Activities

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

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
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 Security

Introduction to Internet Security 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn to identify the symptoms of a computer virus and spyware and steps to help remove such Viruses. Discuss how to install antivirus...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Microsoft Excel 2010

Microsoft Excel 2010 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert headers...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
VICE

VICE 5:30pm

Films

Julian Michaels (Bruce Willis) has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 6:30pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.

Govans Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 6:30pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hampden Branch  

May 22 - 28, 2015

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