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Saturday, December 14

From the Heart: A Cultural Journey of Refugees

From the Heart: A Cultural Journey of Refugees

Exhibits

An exhibit of African bookbinding made by students in "Cultural Expressions," a workshop which encourages creative initiatives for youth from foreign...

Central Library, Annex corridor  
Greetings from Holidays Past

Greetings from Holidays Past

Exhibits

The Pratt Library's greeting card collection contains more than 7,000 cards from 26 countries dating back to 1870. This exhibit showcases over 300 cards from...

Central Library, In the annex corridor  
Introduction to Excel part 1 and 2

Introduction to Excel part 1 and 2 10:00am

Computer Classes

Learn about spreadsheets, toolbars and buttons, and how to save files. Learn different uses for spreadsheets. Become familiar with formatting and printing....

Central Library, Part 1 Public Computer Center  
Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics

Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics 10:00am

Computer Classes, Deaf Friendly

Using Word, learn to insert pictures, Clipart, Shapes and SmartArt Graphics. Use WordArt to insert decorative test into your documents. Registration...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training - 2nd Floor  
Get Fit @ Your Library

Get Fit @ Your Library 10:15am

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

Herring Run Branch  
Christian Writers Literary Festival

Christian Writers Literary Festival 10:30am

Enjoy a day of panel discussions with Christian writers, both fiction and nonfiction, resource information, and keynote speaker Bishop Monroe Saunders, Jr....

Central Library, Poe Room, Office of School and Student Services and 2nd floor corridor  
Grownup Storytime

Grownup Storytime 10:30am

Before writing, we told stories - and not just to children. Rediscover the magic of storytelling. Listen to people telling stories and share a few of your own.

Southeast Anchor Library, Fiction Department, 1st floor.  
Personal Job & Career Assistance

Personal Job & Career Assistance 10:30am

Jobs and Careers

Reserve a one-hour appointment with our Job & Career Clinic staff to receive one-on-one support for your job search. Ask us to focus on Job Search, Resume &...

Central Library, Business, Science and Technology Department. Job & Career Center.  
Personal Job & Career Assistance

Personal Job & Career Assistance 10:30am

Jobs and Careers

Reserve a one-hour appointment with our Job & Career Clinic staff to receive one-on-one support for your job search. Ask us to focus on Job Search, Resume &...

Southeast Anchor Library  
The More the Merrier

The More the Merrier 10:30am

Films

It's World War II and there is a severe housing shortage everywhere - especially in Washington, D.C. where Connie Milligan (Jean Arthur) rents an apartment....

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
eReader Clinic

eReader Clinic 10:30am

Speak with a librarian about any e-reader questions you may have. Topics can cover initial setup, using the e-reader, and finding reading material for your...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Find Your Focus: a career prep seminar

Find Your Focus: a career prep seminar 11:00am

This seminar is structured to direct individuals to thoroughly consider what it takes to achieve their career goals. Through guided exposure to resources...

Forest Park Branch  
Northwood Yarn Club

Northwood Yarn Club 11:00am

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 share with each other. Join in...

Northwood Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:15am

Story Time

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

Central Library  
Nightmare Before Christmas

Nightmare Before Christmas 1:00pm

Films

Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Adult Book Discussion

Adult Book Discussion 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich.

Herring Run Branch  
Celebrate Kwanzaa

Celebrate Kwanzaa 2:00pm

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Cherry Hill Branch  
Holiday Harp Concert

Holiday Harp Concert 2:00pm

Live Music

Young harpists from the Peabody Conservatory’s HarpAdventures community outreach program will perform seasonal favorites in the Library’s Central Hall.

Central Library, Central Hall  
PAWS to Read

PAWS to Read 2:00pm

Read Down Fines

Come to the library to read aloud to a dog. Improve your reading confidence and make a new friend. Volunteers and their dogs from Pets on Wheels will be here...

Northwood Branch  
PAWS to Read

PAWS to Read 2:00pm

Read Down Fines

Come to the library to read aloud to a dog. Improve your reading confidence and make a new friend. Volunteers and their dogs from Pets on Wheels will be here...

Patterson Park Branch  
Samsara

Samsara 2:00pm

Films

A spiritual trip around the world in 99 minutes. This visual tour de force from director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson -- creators of Baraka (1992)...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
Black Renaissance Book Club

Black Renaissance Book Club 2:30pm

Book Discussions

Discuss a variety of insightful, thought-provoking book selections. The selections, which feature both fiction and nonfiction, are chosen by the group.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, "A Treasury of African-American Christmas Stories" by Bettye Collier-Thomas  

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