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Events Calendar

Events

December 8 - 14, 2019

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.

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...

Snow Dough

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

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.

books stacked on library table

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...

library young woman with books study smile

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...

Tuesday, December 10

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...

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.

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...

Craft Make & Take

Create whatever your heart desires. Limited only by your imagination and supplies.

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...

microphone

A local slam poet will show you how to create poetry in the style of and based on the themes of Jason Reynolds' book "Long Way Down."

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...

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!

Paint Stick Snowmen

Ready for winter snow? Decorate a paint stick snowman and make it a ruler to measure snowfall.

3D Print a Christmas Ornament

Teens are invited to design a tree ornament or other holiday gift using Tinkercad. Finished 3D prints can be picked up within a couple of days, free of charge.

Amazon STEM: Kindergarten Coder Mice

Build a maze and program robot mice to navigate it in this introductory coding program.

Game On!

Teen Game Night Enjoy a fun filled evening playing video games and board games at the library.

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...

Peabody at the Library

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

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

Learn your way around the Excel 2010 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columns. Learn everyday tasks such as...

#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...

Writers LIVE! Aaron Bobrow-Strain, The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: A Border Story

Taking us into detention centers, immigration courts, and the inner lives of Aida Hernandez and other daring characters, The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez...

Wednesday, December 11

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;...

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

Storytime is cancelled at the Washington Village location on December 11. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies...

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

Storytime is cancelled at the Reisterstown Road location on December 11. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies...

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. 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

Storytime is cancelled at the Washington Village location on December 11. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun...

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.

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

Storytime is cancelled at the Reisterstown Road location on December 11. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun...

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.

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...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

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

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants

A stranded young ladybug forms an alliance with a squad of black ants in order to retrieve a rather unusual treasure to the ant hive. 89 minutes

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...

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...

DIY Wrapping Paper

Experiment with printing and pattern making as we make pretty paper for wrapping gifts.

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.

Riddle Bingo

It's National Bingo Month! Can you figure out enough riddles to win Bingo? Join us and find out!

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...

yoga group stretching

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....

yoga group stretching

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

Google Drive Series

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

Buying A Home

Are yu ready to make that next step to homeowner ship? Come and meet mortgage loan officer Toni Davis-Spivey. BB& T's loan officer will tell you everything...

Thursday, December 12

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. For little ones under two 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...

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. 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.

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
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,...

Anime Club

Come watch and discuss your favorite anime with your friends! There will be snacks.

Holiday Gift Workshop for Teens

Bring an item to decorate using the Creation Station to create a one of a kind holiday gift. Items can include an apron, socks, an ornament, or canvas. Be...

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...

Game Night

Trivia, Challenges, Board Games, Card Games, Quizzes and everything else in between are possibilities tonight. Play with us for bragging rights and prizes!

Game Night

Teens and tweens can come out and play their favorite board game with their friends.

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...

Crafty Teen - Rustic Painted Wood

Make a painted sign from reclaimed wood. Give as a gift or keep for yourself!

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...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

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

Stepping at Pratt

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

Fred Clause: Film Screening

Santa's ne'er-do-well older brother visits the North Pole and wreaks havoc on the holiday when he is forced to work in the toy shop. Rated: PG; Run Time:...

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,...

DIY: Ornaments

Come create your own one-of-a-kind ornament to hang on your tree.

Holiday Celebration

Make a fresh holiday swag to take home. All materials provided. The Friends School of Baltimore chorus will perform. Light refreshments provided. Sponsored...

Holiday Open House

Join us for a holiday-sing-a-long led by Edwin Perez and guest appearances by Santa and Dreidel Man. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Friends...

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...

Mix Fix Aerobic Class

Achieving your fitness goals just became fun. Work out with certified instructor Shante’ Gilbert. Bring a towel and bottle water. For all fitness levels....

Moonwalk: Film on Film

Did you know that: before digital streaming, DVD, and even video tape there was 16mm film? For over 50 years it was the primary means of getting movies- for...

One Book Baltimore Theatrical Performance

Award-winning Slam Poet, Gayle Danley, will dramatically perform poetry selections from the novel Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. Light refreshments will...

Deck the Halls

Join us for some holiday decorating tips. Make your own decoration to take home. Please come to the branch or call 410-396-1099 to register. All supplies...

Meet the Author:  Eric D. Goodman, Setting the Family Free

Setting the Family Free unfolds through the innovative use of multiple narratives, news broadcasts, newspaper articles, press conferences, political tapes,...

Friday, December 13

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...

Introduction to Google Drive

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

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...

Cancelled: Baby & Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime is cancelled on December 13 at both 10:30 and 11:30 AM. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stories, movement, play, and songs...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

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

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.

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....

Cancelled: Baby & Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime is cancelled on December 13 at both 10:30 and 11:30 AM. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stories, movement, play, and songs...

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...

Friday the 13th: Cat Headbands

It's Friday the 13th! Celebrate by making your own black cat headband. MEOW!

LEGOvans Fridays

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

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Every second friday of each month, we will be doing simple Arts & Crafts that are fun and engaging for teens.

Saturday, December 14

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...

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.

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 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...

Stepping at Pratt

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

Family Tech Time: Launchpad Party!

Learn about the library’s most advanced tech offering for kids - Playaway Launchpads! We’ll have several of these secure, pre-loaded tablets available for...

Fast Track to a Job: Visionary Pop-Up Session

This hands on session, facilitated by Natasha OrtizFortier of Creative Career Chic, is designed to inspire and engage you as you explore the next steps in...

yoga group stretching

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

Knot Just Knitting

Join a yarn crafters' group. Beginners are welcome!

New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra Holiday Concert

New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra will play seasonal favorites.

John Hansboro Presents "Spit Fire Saturdays!"

Hosted by John Hansboro, our monthly Poetry Slams offer a free spoken-word platform for teens and adults to share their talents in a safe and creative...

Unique Me

Come to our family-friendly sensory storytime. Feel free to contact Ms. Kalyn with any questions or accommodations at 410-396-0399

Adult Book Discussion

Read and discuss An Angel For Christmas by Heather Graham.

Adult Craft Time: Holiday Ribbon Wreaths

Create a ribbon wreath in your choice of colors for the winter holidays. Call 410-396-6076 to register.

Adult Painting Workshop

Create your own original artwork. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register. Refreshments provided.

Charming Crafts: Holiday Wine Glasses

Celebrate the hoildays by decorating your own wine glass. Materials provided. Please call 410-396-0399 to register.

Holiday Wreaths

Make and decorate a festive wreath to take home.

Hour of Code with Cubetto and Ozobots

Learn basic coding skills while you teach robots to navigate a map or obstacle course.

Loss and Grief Discussion - One Book Baltimore

Join this discussion on Grief and Loss based on the book "The Long Way Down" by Jason Reynolds. Discussion will be lead by Dr. Linda Darrell. Associate...

DIY Elevator Journals

Writing can be a form of positive expression. Come design and construct your own journal and pick up some journaling prompts.

December 8 - 14, 2019

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