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Events

January 27 - February 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 30

How to Start and Maintain a NonProfit

Presenter: Shana Roth-Gormley, Pro Bono Coordinator Community Law Center Who should attend? Community leaders who are currently members of – or plan to...

Saturday, February 2

Booklovers' Breakfast featuring James Forman, Jr.

Former public defender James Forman, Jr. is a leading critic of mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of color. Since 2011, Forman has...

Fast Track to a Job: Resume Revamp

Create or revamp your resume with Natasha OrtizFortiez of Creative Career Chic

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...

Monday, January 28

Lawyer in the Library

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

Tuesday, January 29

CANCELLED Writers LIVE: Tony Gaskins, Make It Work

Due to inclement weather, Tony Gaskins's event is cancelled. Presented in collaboration with MahoganyBooks. Practical and accessible, and delivered in the...

Thursday, January 31

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....

Writers LIVE: David Taylor, Cork Wars: Intrigue and Industry in World War II

Cork Wars is a history involving World War II, immigration and cork. It’s a story about how cork—from cork oak forests around the Mediterranean—was a big...

Monday, January 28

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....

Wednesday, January 30

Crafternoon

Join us for arts and crafts on Wednesday afternoons.

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...

Thursday, January 31

Successful Budgeting Tips

Learn about setting SMART financial goals, and how to create and maintain a spending plan (or budget) in order to achieve these goals. Presented by CASH...

Friday, February 1

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....

Saturday, February 2

Film & Discussion: Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth, an African-American detective sets out to infiltrate the Colorado chapter of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of his Jewish colleague. In the...

Crochet and Knit in the Library

Experience some creative fun through knitting and crocheting. For experts and beginners alike.

Sit-N-Stitch

Come to the library to enjoy some conversation and complete that knitting or crocheting project you're working on.

Monday, January 28

Monday Yarns

Join us for knitting, crocheting, and conversation.

Canton Crafternoon

Drop-in for crafts and open art play with Miss Lisa.

Monday Movie: The Spy Who Dumped Me

When a woman discovers her ex is a spy, she and her friend are thrown into the world of espionage. Runtime 116 minutes Cast Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon,...

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...

Dine Like a King, Like a Queen

Join us and learn how royality and nobility act around the dinner table.

Google Docs & Calendar

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

Google Series

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

Hamilton Book Club

Read and discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

Tuesday, January 29

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...

 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.

Take Twenty

A twenty minute break from computers to participate in fun, social interactions.

Karaoke January Jam

Calling all music & poetry lovers! Join us for a fun-filled. family-friendly evening where you can put your talent on display for all to see.

Wednesday, January 30

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;...

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.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

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...

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....

Thursday, January 31

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.

Mindful Meditation

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

Karaoke

Sing your favorite tunes with your friends.

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...

Friday, February 1

CANCELLED Baltimore School for the Arts Musical Performance

This program is cancelled due to early school closure. Baltimore School for the Arts presents an exciting afternoon full of music.

Saturday, February 2

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...

Baltimore, Prohibition, and the Roaring Twenties

In an era of change, few cities in the 1920s changed more than Baltimore. From a mercantile trading based community, Baltimore became an industrial...

Spirit Bottles

Learn about the history and traditions of bottle trees among enslaved people from West Africa, and make your very own spirit bottle to take home.

An Afternoon with Charlie Wilhelm & Joan Jacobson, Wised Up

Wised Up is the confessional memoir of career criminal Charlie Wilhelm who turned FBI informant to expose organized crime in Baltimore. Charlie ended his...

Today's Tech: Baltimore City 311 App

Baltimore City residents who wish to request City services have the option to use the 311 app. Come learn about the recently-upgraded app, and how to submit...

Monday, January 28

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...

3D Printing Projects

Learn to create customizable 3D projects in TinkerCAD, and make them real with the 3D printer.

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a one-hour coding challenge to give you a fun first introduction to computer science Class Prerequisite – None. No classes will be...

Level Up Club: Create & Play

The Level Up Club utilizes STEAM and creative writing to curate visual literacy programs for gaming and comic book enthusiasts.

A Day in the Life

Join us as we discover how it feels to live a day in the life of someone else. It will be an hour of an eye-opening, game-involving real-world issues.

Canton Crafternoon

Drop in for craft projects and open art play with Miss Lisa.

Maker Mondays

Explore different materials, tools, and concepts each week as we learn to create anything we can imagine.

Tin Foil Shadow Sculptures

Take inspiration from famous artists such as Giacometti, Degas, and Henry Moore by brainstorming and then creating these interesting re-creations.

Girls Who Code

Introduction to computer programming basics. Use fun drag and drop languages. Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form...

CANCELLED Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

The viewing of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 has been cancelled. Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2...

Career Building Clinic: Resume Writing/Job Search

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search popular employment web sites. A flash drive or an...

Tuesday, January 29

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,...

Homeschool Family Meet-Up

Meet and mingle with other local homeschooling families over a small craft and refreshments.

Spool Knitting

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

Family STEM

Learn about all the cool ways to do science with things already in your house.

Escape the Library

Race the clock with other teens to see if you can beat the Waverly Branch Library's locked room mystery.

Water Mist Globes

Explore color and water on coffee filters.

Wednesday, January 30

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...

Senior Connect

One-on-one help for seniors with any and all basic technology questions. Learn about email and social media and how to connect devices to a network,...

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...

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...

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...

Coco

A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.

Amazon STEM Series: Robotics Club

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

DIY Wednesday: Puzzle Craft

Celebrate National Puzzle Day by exploring the Library’s collection of puzzles – from easy wooden peg puzzles to challenging jigsaws and tricky word puzzles....

Film: Night School (2018)

Synopsis A group of adult misfits attend night school to finally complete their high school education and obtain their GED diploma. Comedic tension builds...

Film: Night School (2018)

Synopsis A group of adult misfits attend night school to finally complete their high school education and obtain their GED diploma. Comedic tension builds...

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.

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...

Career Building Clinic: Resume Writing/Job Search

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search popular employment web sites. A flash drive or an...

Writers LIVE: Christianna McCausland, The Orchard Lover

Each year Alden Forth takes a lover, only to let him go after a few short weeks. That is until the summer she finds her simple way of life threatened as her...

Thursday, January 31

E-Portfolio (Electronic Portfolio)

Create and showcase an online digital display of your skills, abilities, and achievements to prospective employers or school administrators. Include a PDF...

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.

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...

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...

Sticky Creations

Come experiment with different types of tape to make your own creative design.

YouTube, MeTube

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

Career Building Clinic: Resume Writing/Job Search

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search popular employment web sites. A flash drive or an...

Image Boards

In celebration of Black History Month come create vision boards that express how Black history & culture have positively influence you.

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...

Family 3D Printing Lab

3D printing for the whole family! Work together or independently and create something unique. Designs will be printed after the program. Please call...

Book Discussion

Read and discuss Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

Cozy Cocktail Trends

Bookmaker's Beverage Director Dan Braganca discusses 2019 cocktail trends.

Friday, February 1

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. Playtime follows. 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...

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...

Saturday, February 2

Coffee Talk

Read any good books lately? We provide the coffee, you provide the talk.

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Saturday at the Cinema: Black KkKlansman

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help...

Monday, January 28

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...

Playdate at the Library

Drop in for sensory games and activites for little ones.

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.

BOPA Bright StARTs: Culinary Arts with Kiah Gibian

Join Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA) teaching artist Kiah Gibian to explore topics in culinary arts, such as where our food comes from, the...

Northwood Chess Masters

Learn how to play chess or challenge a friend. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Needles and Hooks

Do you enjoy needle knitting, loom knitting, or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel...

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. Presented...

Tuesday, January 29

Blind Date With A Book

Will you find your match? You'll have to read it to find out! Open to all ages. Kids will have a "playdate" with a book.

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...

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...

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 Gaming: Dungeons & Dragons

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

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...

Wednesday, January 30

Blind Date With A Book

Will you find your match? You'll have to read it to find out! Open to all ages. Kids will have a "playdate" with a book.

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...

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. 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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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.

Homework Hour

Explore various books and digital resources to assist with homework.

iRhyme by Media Rhythms Institute

iRhyme is a STEM and music literacy program that introduces teens to audio engineering and songwriting. The teens will engage in literature and articulate...

Thursday, January 31

Blind Date With A Book

Will you find your match? You'll have to read it to find out! Open to all ages. Kids will have a "playdate" with a book.

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...

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. 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,...

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.

Kahoot It

Experience technology-based learning platforms.

Jamercise Advanced

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

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,...

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. Presented...

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, February 1

Blind Date With A Book

Will you find your match? You'll have to read it to find out! Open to all ages. Kids will have a "playdate" with a book.

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...

LEGOvans Fridays

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

Saturday, February 2

Blind Date With A Book

Will you find your match? You'll have to read it to find out! Open to all ages. Kids will have a "playdate" with a book.

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...

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. 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.

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