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Events Calendar

Events

December 3 - 9, 2019

Tuesday, December 3

board games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Tuesday Newsday

Kids show off their knowledge of current events (or their skill at guessing the answers to multiple choice questions) with our weekly news quiz. Try the...

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Yoga for Everyone in Central Hall

Practice yoga in the beauty of Central Library. Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those...

2nd - 3rd Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Kindergarten - 1st Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Pre-K Homeschooler Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students in Pre-K. Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Winter Solstice Cinnamon-Stick Ornament

To celebrate the Winter Solstice, we're making Cinnamon-Stick Ornaments as our December Take & Make craft project. Stop by anytime in December to pick up...

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Yoga For Beginners

Join us for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a...

4th - 5th Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Pre-K to 6th Grade Homeschooler Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students in Pre-K - 6th grade. Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

law legal scales

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

Spanish for Seniors

Join us for this continuing advanced beginning/intermediate Spanish class of grammar, vocabulary and conversation.

Bingo

Feeling lucky or especially skilled? Join us for BINGO in the afternoon. Prizes provided.

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Book Discussion of "Long Way Down"

Maria Broom, actress and author of "The Village Bully," will lead a lively discussion of Jason Reynolds' novel, "Long Way Down."

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...

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Nature Craft and Nature Walk

Take a fun nature walk and make your own natural craft!

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for 1st - 3rd Graders

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for first through third graders uses...

Animania: Herring Run Manga Club

Enjoy an exciting evening of manga & comic book discussions. Review and watch hit anime series and films

Art Afterschool with The Walters Art Museum

Join The Walters Art Museum for fun and educational art-making. Each program includes a creative hands-on activity and covers a distinct topic, like...

tech mobile tablet apps

Dive into computer coding with easy-to-learn games and activities for ages 7 and up.

Game Lab

Play the hottest multiplayer games on the PS4 with your friends!

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Express yourself by creating a fun piece of art.

Just B-Tween Us Readers

A book club designed for children ages 8 - 12 years old. Each month we will discuss a different book that includes a range of topics such as catalysts,...

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 Tuesdays

Journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D, Magic: The Gathering and other games. No prior gaming experience...

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for 4th - 6th Graders

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for fourth through sixth graders uses...

writing signing paperwork forms

Get those creative juices flowing. Share your work or enjoy a quiet space to write. Writers of all levels are welcome.

Hackerman Foundation Best & Next Series: Spike Lee

SOLD OUT Registration is required. Due to seating capacity tickets will not be sold at the door, only registered ticket holders will be admitted. Please...

Wednesday, December 4

board games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

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...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics 2010

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Library Tech at Keswick Wise & Well Center for Healthy Living

Bring your device and your Pratt library card to learn more about the services the Pratt Library offers to connect readers with eBooks, digital audiobooks,...

Winter Solstice Cinnamon-Stick Ornament

To celebrate the Winter Solstice, we're making Cinnamon-Stick Ornaments as our December Take & Make craft project. Stop by anytime in December to pick up...

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...

Music Play Patrol Presents: Festival of Bell Instruments

Learn how to create harmony and melody using hand bells, pan drum and a glockenspiel (metal xylophone) in this hands on program that allows children to...

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. No...

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...

Cell Phone Basics

Learn how to use your cell phone to access library resources. Learn how to download apps, take pictures, attach and upload pictures, open documents and more.

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

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

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....

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of exercises. Session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

After-School Movie:  Nightmare Before Christmas

A tale about Jack Skellington's plan to kidnap Santa Claus and celebrate a very different Christmas. Rating: PG Runtime: 76 minutes

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one sericess. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing convictions.

Bridge for Beginners

Canton Community Association invites you to come learn and play Bridge. Join a community of bridge lovers to learn about the game, hone your skills and form...

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Treat Decorating

Decorate yummy rice crispies and cookies to celebrate the holiday season.

UNO Tournament

Compete against your friends to win a prize!

Life Hacks: Laundry Games

Wondering why all of your white shirts are pink? Not sure of which setting goes for dark colors vs. light colors. Attend our life hacks class and you too...

Conversations about Citizenship

Interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? Chat with our librarian, a newly-naturalized U.S. citizen, every first and third Wednesdays. He'll share his...

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

One Book Art

Local artist will assist in the creation of art based on the themes of the novel Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. Please come to the branch or call...

Workplace Readiness

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 – Part 1 and 2, and...

LEGO Club

Show off your building skills during our weekly Lego program.

Moving Meditation Time

Having a tough day at school? Come unwind with a Teen Center librarian and learn techniques for dealing with stress.

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;...

Teen Improv Workshops!

Megan Wills is an improv comedy performer and founder of the Charm City Comedy Project and the Charm City Comedy Festival in Baltimore. She will be hosting...

teens having fun

Join the teens of Pennsyvania Avenue library in the teen lounge. Meet teens from the are to mingle, relax, do homework, listen to music or just talk to...

yoga group stretching

An exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

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...

Writers LIVE! Malka Older, …and Other Disasters

…and Other Disasters, the smart and moving collection of short fiction and poetry from acclaimed author Malka Older, examines otherness, identity and...

Thursday, December 5

board games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Winter Solstice Cinnamon-Stick Ornament

To celebrate the Winter Solstice, we're making Cinnamon-Stick Ornaments as our December Take & Make craft project. Stop by anytime in December to pick up...

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.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. 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...

Hands on Holidays: Chanukah

Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at the Jewish holiday Chanukah. For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

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....

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please feel free to bring your own meditation mat.

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,...

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...

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for  7th Graders & Up

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for seventh graders and older uses community-building,...

Teen Gaming: Board Games

Play popular board and dice games from Monopoly to Munchkin!

Teen Video Game Night

Come play your favorite games with your friends on the big screen!

Peabody at the Library

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

Teen Improv Workshops!

Megan Wills is an improv comedy performer and founder of the Charm City Comedy Project and the Charm City Comedy Festival in Baltimore. She will be hosting...

Tis' the Season Holiday Crafternoons

Come join us on Thursdays for the next 3 weeks as we celebrate the holidays with special holiday themed Crafternoons. December 5th - Make your own bath...

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

Stepping at Pratt

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

Monument Lighting Library Celebration

Join us before attending the Monument Lighting celebration. Enjoy warm cider at 5:30pm, a performance by the Baltimore Men's Chorus at 6pm, and the...

Painting with Alcohol Ink: Advance Workshop

This workshop will feature an activity to help in developing your alcohol ink talents. Completion of the Introduction and Intermediate workshops is a...

Talk with a Lawyer

Ask a Lawyer! Free Legal Housing resources that could help you and your family provided by St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center.

Book Discussion of "Long Way Down"

Gayle Danley, a national slam poetry champion, will lead a lively discussion of Jason Reynolds' novel, "Long Way Down."

Family Budgeting

Family finances can be a difficult responsibility without the right skills. Learn how to develop a family budget, and manage the financial health of your...

Hooked on Yarn

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....

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa with an interactive presentation.

Meet the Author:  Erin Miller

Elaine Danforth Harmon flew as a pilot with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II. Despite being part of the first group of women to fly...

Shut Up and Write

Join us for one hour of distraction-free writing. "Shut Up and Write" has discovered that it’s strikingly helpful to write with other writers. See if it’s...

Friday, December 6

board games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Google Series

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

Winter Solstice Cinnamon-Stick Ornament

To celebrate the Winter Solstice, we're making Cinnamon-Stick Ornaments as our December Take & Make craft project. Stop by anytime in December to pick up...

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...

Yoga For Beginners

Join us for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a...

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....

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...

Job and Career Help for the Justice Involved

A specialist from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation is available to assist people who have been justice involved with guidance...

Kitchen Kaizen: Food Safety Program

Have you QUESTIONED… If your milk went bad? Should I wash my chicken? Are my leftovers going to make me sick? Is my burger done? The...

"Long Way Down" by Jason Reynolds - One Book book discussion

Gayle Danley, a National slam poetry champion, will lead a lively discussion of Jason Reynolds' novel Long Way Down.

Immigration 101

Would you like to learn how to become a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or learn about online resources? Learn this & more from a Community Relations...

LEGOvans Fridays

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

Saturday, December 7

board games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Yoga for Everyone in Central Hall

Practice yoga in the beauty of Central Library. Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those...

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...

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Winter Solstice Cinnamon-Stick Ornament

To celebrate the Winter Solstice, we're making Cinnamon-Stick Ornaments as our December Take & Make craft project. Stop by anytime in December to pick up...

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...

Chair Yoga

Join us for an hour of Chair Yoga presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

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;...

Free Family Flicks - Snow Buddies

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. Disney's puppies travel to the frosty arctic for a new adventure where they make new friends and take part...

Genealogy Circle Meeting: Researching Your Family History at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has one of the world's premier collections of U.S. and foreign genealogical and local historical publications. The Library's...

Zumba Classes

Dance your way to fitness in these free adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short-dance and aerobic-exercise routines performed to popular...

Family Portrait Day

Get your family's portrait taken for free! Each family will receive digital images by email and one free 8 x 10 print. The print must be picked up on a...

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...

Paint & Juice

A guided paint program for children 5-12. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0399.

Start With Art

Hands-on art activities for children and their caregivers. Spend time creating quality art projects that will tell their own story.

Stepping at Pratt

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

Teen Finance Club

This program is designed to introduce the young adult demographic into concepts of investment and finance. We will discuss financial issues of the day and...

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.

  Kwanzaa Family Time: Pine Cone Bird Feeders

The principles of Kwanzaa include purpose, creativity, and collective responsibility. Help look out for our feathered friends by making peanut butter bird...

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de moins de 12 ans accompagnés d’un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Holiday Cookie Contest

Sponsored by the Friends of the Canton Library. Come see the holiday decorations at the Canton Branch and kick off the spirit of the holidays. Take part in...

Preschool Playdate

Join us in a brief storytime and casual playdate. Meet other preschoolers and their parents in the area.

Black Writers' Guild of Maryland

Join the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland for a writing workshop.

board games

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

job career meeting interview networking handshake

Looking to start and maintain a successful business? Come and learn the fundamentals of growing your Business with BB&T.

Origami Saturday

Join members of the Charm City Creasers as they fold paper into beautiful shapes. All levels of experience are welcome to participate, from novice to...

Almost Christmas

A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died. Director: David E. Talbert Stars: Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Danny...

Cookie Decorating

Get cozy and create some edible art with us, as we decorate cookies just in time to chase away the wintertime blues! Ages 4 and up and their grown ups. All...

Film: Spider-man Far From Home

Peter Parker is on a trip to Europe with his classmates when elementals start wreaking havoc across the continent. Nick Fury enlists his help to fight the...

Films @ Central: Toy Story 4

Synopsis: Major complications ensue when Bonnie turns a spork into a toy, but he sees himself as an eating utensil instead. Woody, Buzz and co. have to set...

HarpAdventures Holiday Concert

Come hear a concert of festive music featuring harp players from all over Baltimore. Young harpists from the Peabody Institute’s HarpAdventures community...

MoonLit Workshop: I'll Build Me a World

Building a fictional world that stretches across works is its own particular challenge. In addition to paying attention to the usual narrative elements...

Short Selections Reading Club

Join us for a bite-sized reading club that focuses on reading and discussing short stories. Read and discuss short stories you like related to a chosen...

Documentary & Discussion: Rat Film

Join us for a thought-provoking film and discussion with refreshments. Rat Film: The History of Baltimore Told Through a Unique Lens uses the rat as a...

CASH Campaign: Conquering Debt

A free financial education workshop provided by the CASH Campaign of Maryland. Come and learn:Steps and strategies to tackle debtsWhat to do when dealing...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa with an interactive presentation.

Sunday, December 8

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Family Yoga Presented by Eclectic Soul Yoga

Bring the whole family for yoga that combines play with yoga sequencing, meditation, and mindfulness. One adult must attend with each child under 5 years old.

Listening in the Library with Baltimore Kissa Society

The Best & Next department is pleased to host the Baltimore Kissa Society for our very first Listening in the Library event. We will be playing the music of...

Monday, December 9

board games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals will be available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session lef by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please bring your own mat.

Winter Solstice Cinnamon-Stick Ornament

To celebrate the Winter Solstice, we're making Cinnamon-Stick Ornaments as our December Take & Make craft project. Stop by anytime in December to pick up...

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...

Baby and Me Yoga Presented by Eclectic Soul Yoga

Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement milestones, and gain mind and body awareness while deepening your bond. For babies 1 month to 24 months...

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...

Healthy Little Cooks - Born to Cook

Inspire your favorite young chefs, ages 3-5 to cook this fall during an 8-week program focused on teaching your preschoolers nutrition tips, culinary skills...

Resume Clinic

Your resume is one of your first points of contact with potential employers. It is important that your resume make an excellent first impression. Schedule a...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

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,...

STEM Day: Food Science

Didn't you love science as a kids. Relive some of those classic experiments and enjoy a few tasty treats.

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Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Snow Dough

Does your little one love snow? Come participate in this fun experiment making sensory snow.

AP Physics Study Group

Our staff Physics expert will lead a review of AP Physics topics for high school students who are currently taking the class. Bring your homework, practice...

Finger Fishtail Loom Bracelet

Make a colorful DIY piece of jewelry for yourself or as a gift for someone else.

STEM STEAM gears

Construct with straws and cardboard, take on a coding challenge, or design and print shadow puppets for our theater. The possibilities are endless with this...

One Book One Baltimore: Read 4 Peace

Read and discuss the One Book Baltimore book, "Long Way Down" by Jason Reynolds, and other related readings. Light refreshments provided.

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Ever wonder what it’s like to get on an elevator with a familiar face but you are not sure why they look different? Join us for 6 weeks as we meet each...

Teen Holiday Party

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season. There will be refreshments such as: Hot Apple Cider and cookies. There will also be opportunities to do arts and...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa with an interactive presentation.

Northwood Chess Masters

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

Meet the New Librarian

Stop by for a meet and greet with our new adult-services librarian. Bring your suggestions for 2020 programs. Lite Refreshments will be served.

Monday Movie - Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Synopsis Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidora wreak havoc on humanity as they battle each other. For Earth to survive, Godzilla has to put a stop to the three...

Teen Improv Workshops!

Megan Wills is an improv comedy performer and founder of the Charm City Comedy Project and the Charm City Comedy Festival in Baltimore. She will be hosting...

Google Drive Series

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

Llamas Pajama Party

Celebrate National Llama Day with Llama Llama stories at our preschool pajama party. Light refreshments will be provided.

Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents: "The Nutcracker"

The Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents excerpts from "The Nutcracker." Experience the wonder of this timeless holiday tradition. Allow yourself to be...

Friendsgiving @ Northwood

Let's talk about our favorite reads and library programs of the past year, and what we look forward to at Northwood Branch in 2020. Bring a holiday recipe...

Gifts From the Garden: Holiday Plants

Learn how to take care of various plants and flowers associated with the holiday season: poinsettas, holly, mistletoe, amaryllis, and more.

Kitchen Kaizen: Food Safety Program

Have you QUESTIONED… If your milk went bad? Should I wash my chicken? Are my leftovers going to make me sick? Is my burger done? The...

Knitting Circle

Join us for an informal atmosphere for knitters. Bring your own supplies and already started project or start a new one! Participants will share new...

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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...

Live Christmas Music presented by Helping Up Mission Choir and Band

Get into the spirit of the holidays with hot cocoa, cookies, and classic Christmas carols presented by Helping Up Mission, a local nonprofit. Helping Up...

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...

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss The Library Book by Susan Orlean.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5; siblings...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5; siblings...

Winter Poems by Heart

Welcome winter with poetry! We invite you to recite or read your favorite winter poem at this friendly gathering, hosted by librarians. Please limit your...

December 3 - 9, 2019