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Wednesday, March 12

From the Heart: Historic Valentines Exhibit

From the Heart: Historic Valentines Exhibit


A display of more than 300 greeting cards, dating back to 1842, from the Pratt Library's collection.

Central Library, Annex corridor  
Northern Star: A Celebration of the Journey of Harriet Tubman

Northern Star: A Celebration of the Journey of...


This exhibit, located in the annex of the Central Library, examines the important role Harriet Tubman played in the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and...

Central Library, Annex corridor  
Teen Tech Week: Scavenger Hunt

Teen Tech Week: Scavenger Hunt

After School Activities

Teens search online, print out resources, and bring their findings to the librarian to win prizes. March 10 - Find a bus schedule. March 11 - Find FREE...

Orleans Street Branch  
The Civil War Seen Through the Eyes of German-American Caricaturists Thomas Nast and Adalbert Volck

The Civil War Seen Through the Eyes of...


German-American soldiers played a critical role in the outcome of the Civil War. Equally important was the work of two German-American caricaturists, who...

Central Library, Main Hall  
Caught My Eye: photography by Cheryl Atkins

Caught My Eye: photography by Cheryl Atkins 10:00am


Baltimore-based photographer Cheryl Atkins' new exhibit, "Caught My Eye," is a compilation of images of some of her favorite places in Maryland. The photos...

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Hands on Holidays:  Purim

Hands on Holidays: Purim 10:15am

The Jewish Community Center of Baltimore presents a celebration of the traditions of Purim.

Light Street Branch  

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  
Post a Quote

Post a Quote 12:00pm

In celebration of National Women's History Month, locate an inspirational quote from a historical woman and post it. This activity runs from March 3 to 31.

Forest Park Branch  
A Bit of Blarney

A Bit of Blarney 12:30pm

Irish American Heritage Month

Visit the land of leprechauns and shamrocks with traditional Irish fairy tales.

Walbrook Branch  
Teen Internet Scavenger Hunt

Teen Internet Scavenger Hunt 3:00pm

After School Activities

Answer tech trivia questions using the internet. Prizes to those who complete the quiz with all the right answers!

Southeast Anchor Library, Teen Department  
Baltimore Speaks Out!

Baltimore Speaks Out! 3:30pm

The Baltimore Speaks Out! Program (BSO) operates in the fall and spring, in partnership with Wide Angle Youth Media, providing youth ages 10-15 with free...

Herring Run Branch  
Visionary Explorers: Presented by the American Visionary Art Museum

Visionary Explorers: Presented by the American... 3:30pm

After School Activities

The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is offering a free after school work shop. Explore creative new territory inspired by visionary artists, their...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Spring Crafts

Spring Crafts 4:00pm

After School Activities

Make simple crafts with your friends to celebrate the Spring season.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Beginnings-a book club

Beginnings-a book club 4:30pm

Book Discussions, Read Down Fines, After School Activities

A book listening party with activities based on the theme of the featured book.

Forest Park Branch  
Southeast Cinematheque: Superman (1978)

Southeast Cinematheque: Superman (1978) 5:00pm


An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. Directed by Richard...

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Teen Advisory Club

Teen Advisory Club 5:00pm

After School Activities

The Teen Advisory Club (TAC) is a council of teens in grades 7-12 who assist in making the library more teen-friendly. They advise, volunteer, plan events,...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Family Reading Circle

Family Reading Circle 6:00pm

Book Discussions, Read Down Fines

A six week book discussion program for ages 9-12 and a parent or adult caregiver. New books and meals are provided. Registration and a commitment to attend...

Northwood Branch, Meeting Room, ADA access from Northgate Rd  
Poetry & Conversation: Brian Teare & Joshua Weiner

Poetry & Conversation: Brian Teare &... 6:30pm

Writers LIVE!, Poetry

A former National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Brian Teare is the recipient of poetry fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Headlands Center for the...

Central Library, Poe Room  
Ronald M. Shapiro

Ronald M. Shapiro 7:00pm

Writers LIVE!, Deaf Friendly

In his stunning forty-year career as a premier negotiator in the worlds of law, sports, business, and politics, Ron Shapiro has found that if there is a...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  

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