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Events Calendar

Kids Events

November 3 - 9, 2018

Saturday, November 3

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...

Ceasefire Day of Art and Community: Featuring Joyce Scott and Herb Massie

Joyce J. Scott received a B.F.A. (1970) from the Maryland Institute College of Art, an M.F.A. (1971) from the Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende,...

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

Memories in Power

As part of Baltimore Ceasefire, join us as we honor the memories of loved ones effected by violence. Bring a picture, a trinket, write a letter, or share a...

Quilting for Peace

Come help us complete our peace quilt by designing your own quilt square. The completed quilt will be displayed in the library.

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...

Art for Peace

Create Peace Art for display and enjoy a piece of Peace Cake.

Día de los Muertos Family Day with Creative Alliance's Artesanas Mexicanas

Dress up, get your face painted, and honor altars at the Patterson Park Branch or Southeast Anchor Library. Family processions kick off with gigantic Catrina...

Día de los Muertos Family Day with Creative Alliance's Artesanas Mexicanas

Dress up, get your face painted, and honor altars at the Patterson Park Branch or Southeast Anchor Library. Family processions kick off with gigantic Catrina...

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.

Sensory Playtime

Play and learn with toys to touch, feel, hear, and watch. For children under 7 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

A Peaceful Community

What does a peaceful community look like? Express yourself by writing on our Wish Tree or drawing on our Community Quilt. Light refreshments will be served.

A Peaceful Storytime

Listen to the stories of brave children who chose to speak up for peace through song, poetry, and protest. Followed by a craft.

Tutoring for Youth

Free individual homework assistance and tutoring for grades K-12. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student group....

Enviro-Drum Performance

ENVIRO DRUM of MARYLAND USA: Upbeat, Creative, Captivating. "Enviro Drum" is a percussion band that performs using ordinary household items as percussion...

Baltimore Ceasefire: Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for your home or garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the world…...

Chemistry in the Library: Chemistry is Out of this World!

Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society for hands-on experiments exploring the chemistry of and in outer...

Ceasefire / One Book: Expressions of Peace

Express yourself: write a message or create a piece of art on the Baltimore Ceasefire / One Book themes of peace and non-violence. An artist will facilitate...

Ceasefire Jazz Concert

The Rhonda Robinson Trio will perform a peace-themed jazz program for this Baltimore Ceasefire weekend concert.

Helping Hands: Funky Fruits

Join speakers from Baltimore Orchard Project as we learn about hunger and the foods we waste.

Painting for Peace

Express your love for Baltimore through art. Paint your own Baltimore skyline and surround it with reasons why you love the city. The workshop will be led by...

Monday, November 5

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

Quilting for Peace

Come help us complete our peace quilt by designing your own quilt square. The completed quilt will be displayed in the library.

Baby Storytime

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

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...

Baltimore Speaks Out

Baltimore Speaks Out (BSO) is an after school program with Wide Angle Youth Media, teaching young people aged 10 to 15 digital media production, critical...

Peace Quilt

Decorate a quilt square with your hopes and plans for peace in Baltimore.

Reading Igloo: The Rebuild

Join us Mondays in November as we rebuild our Reading Igloo out of recycled materials.

The Bubble Lady

Join the Bubble Lady for a fun, interactive experience. Learn about science as you see a "smokey" bubble, a bubble in a cube, and see what it's like to stand...

Maker Mondays: Special Edition

Join us for a special edition of Maker Mondays as we celebrate the Maryland STEM Festival. Create, explore, design and experiment, using elements of Science,...

STEM Cadets

Experience coding, printing, and hands-on experiments using a variety of STEM technologies. Presentations will include demonstrations for all school-aged...

Film: Black Panther

A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world. Now,...

Free Family Flick: I Can Only Imagine

Growing up in Greenville, Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, Arthur. When Arthur becomes terminally ill, he...

Wednesday, November 7

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...

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

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. 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. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

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...

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 & 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...

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....

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....

Crafternoon

Weekly arts and crafts for children and their caregivers.

Baltimore Speaks Out

Baltimore Speaks Out (BSO) is an after school program with Wide Angle Youth Media, teaching young people aged 10 to 15 digital media production, critical...

Built By Imagination

Classic Lego, Duplo, and Bristle Block creative fun.

Cursive Club

Learn how to write in cursive and use your new skills to make different crafts.

Foil Your Face

Create a foil picture of your face. or your name, or an original poem.

Peace Birds

Create a paper crane and write your peace message to display at the library. Instructions and materials will be provided.

Catapult Attack

Build forts and catapults. Then get ready for battle!

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;...

Flower Dissection

Explore the different parts of a flower in a hands-on activity.

Mural Making with Maria

Join local artist Maria Aldana to complete the final stages of making a mural for the Children's Department.

Submarine Science

How do scientists research and explore underwater? Join a submarine mission to study the ocean through a virtual reality Google Expedition under the...

Picture Book Bunch

Read along with our favorite picture books, make art based on the book of the day, and enjoy a snack. Recommended for children ages 7 and under with a...

Thursday, November 8

Born to Read and Be Bilingual (Nati per leggere): Children 0-12 Months

Join the Italian Cultural Center of Maryland for Italian language sessions for children and an adult caregiver. Call 410-396-6098 to register.

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

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...

 Born to Read and Be Bilingual (Nati per leggere): Children 1-4 Years Old

Join the Italian Cultural Center of Maryland for Italian language sessions for children and an adult caregiver. Call 410-396-6098 to register.

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....

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
Games Galore

Celebrate International Game Week by participating in our Gaming Competition!

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...

Slime Time

Join us for some fun science as we make and play with all different types of slime.

Celebrate Benjamin Banneker

Join us as we celebrate Maryland’s own “first black man of science” through fun, hands-on activities.

Amazon STEM Series: Astronomy Day

Come look at the night sky and learn about the stars above Baltimore.

Bmore Than Dance

Bmore Than Dance is an art and physical education program that uses local Hip Hop dance technique to teach team building, effective communication, positive...

Peabody at the Library

An informal classical music performance for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.

Virtual Reality Test Lab

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

#Popscope Public Astronomy Night

#Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each other by hosting free, “pop-up” telescope astronomy...

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...

Friday, November 9

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

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...

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...

Rocking to the Moon

Create moon rocks at the Clifton Branch.

Build It: Straw Edition

Join us and build something using straws, connectors, and your imagination.

Out of a Box

Be a cardboard engineer and create something out of a box.

November 3 - 9, 2018

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