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Adults Events

February 10 - 16, 2019

Sunday, February 10

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.

Monday, February 11

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.

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,...

Monday Yarns

Join us for knitting, crocheting, and conversation.

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...

Screening: 42 (PG-13)

In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford), legendary manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, defies major league baseball's notorious color barrier by signing Jackie...

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....

Northwood Chess Masters

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

Monday Movie: Slender Man

A group of friends unleash the supernatural Slenderman and realize the urban legend is real. Runtime 93 minutes Cast Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz...

Book Discussion: NEA Big Read

Discuss the University of Baltimore’s 2019 NEA Big Read book, Citizen by Claudia Rankine. Learn more about NEA Big Read programming throughout the city:...

Crazy Rich Asians

“Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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...

CANCELLED Jazz in the Stacks

This program has been cancelled. Enjoy a live jazz ensemble lead by Carl Grubbs. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Family Paint Night: Black History Month

Join us for a special Family Paint Night in celebration of Black History Month. Led by an instructor, make your own painting to take home. Registration...

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...

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...

Roots: The Complete Original Series

The Saga of an American Family Roots is a dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants'...

Women's Self Defense Workshop

Learn the fundamental skills necessary to defend yourself. Presented by Aquil Bey of Tailored Defense Training Group.

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 A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.

Tuesday, February 12

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.

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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

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...

Solo Agers: A Roadmap to Aging

Are you a Solo Ager or Elder Orphan? Discuss how to prepare for the physical & social eventualities of aging. Presented by social worker Claire Utermohle.

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,...

 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...

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...

Write a Poem in Celebration of Black History

Be inspired by classic African American music. Write poems to celebrate our history.

Creative Writing Group

Get those creative juices flowing. Share your work or learn different writing techniques. Writers of all levels are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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

Roots: The Complete Original Series

The Saga of an American Family Roots is a dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants'...

#Popscope Public Astronomy Night

Tuesday, February 19th popscope has been cancelled. #Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each...

Writers LIVE: Ayesha Harruna Attah, The Hundred Wells of Salaga

Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that transforms her from a daydreamer into a resilient...

Wednesday, February 13

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.

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,...

SeniorTec

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Create an email account using Google. Learn...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

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

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...

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...

Google Drive Series

Learn to use Google’s online word processor, which allows you to create and format documents and work with other persons on the same document. Google...

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....

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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

Roots: The Complete Original Series

The Saga of an American Family Roots is a dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants'...

Writers LIVE: Steve Luxenberg, Separate

Steve Luxenberg will be in conversation with Judge Robert M. Bell. Award-winning author Steve Luxenberg draws from letters, diaries, and archival...

Thursday, February 14

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.

ABC's of the PC

Learn the basic steps to navigating through your personal computer (PC). Learn to use your mouse to perform various tasks on your PC along with easy to...

Mindful Meditation

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

Cinema @ Edmondson

Come watch Race to celebrate Black excellence at the Edmondson Avenue Branch.

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics Series

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...

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,...

 Couponing 101

Want to learn the secrets of couponing experts? You'll learn tools and strategies in this 90 minute workshop.

Jazz in the Stacks

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble lead by Michael Raitzyk. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Jewelry Making

Learn the basics of beading using various types of beads. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

Open Mic: Love Edition

Share poetry, songs, jokes, all in celebration of love. Join in the fun with other library customers. Refreshments will be served.

Roots: The Complete Original Series

The Saga of an American Family Roots is a dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants'...

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...

Friday, February 15

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.

Email Basics

Participants will use Google to create an email account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, and send attachments. Create, delete, and move...

Finding Grants: Foundation Directory Online

Looking for new sources of funding for your nonprofit organization? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find...

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...

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....

 Sit 'n' Stitch at the Library

Bring your knitting, and meet up with fun fiber friends in the Fine Arts Department of the Central Library.

Saturday, February 16

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.

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

The Do's and Dont's of Natural Hair Care

Thinking about trying a natural hairstyle? Want to know more about products to use on your natural hairstyle? Join us to learn the latest techniques for...

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Fast Track to a Job: Mock Interviews & Tips for Job-seekers

Practice for job interviews and get tips on job searching. Brought to you by: Lisa Wingfield of MadeIt! Foundation

Zumba: Let's Get Moving!

Low, medium, and high-impact Zumba with instructor Tracy Tanner. Class is filled to capacity. Registration is now closed.

Upcycle Saturdays @ the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

Transform basic materials into projects to treasure forever. All supplies Included. Call 410-396-0399 to register.

Paint Your Masterpiece

Come and paint with us! Even if you haven’t painted before, we will guide you step-by-step to paint the featured painting. We will be using acrylic paint...

Peabody at the Library

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

The Meg

They went to hell to build the world's largest aquarium...now they're going even further to stock it. They'll need a bigger boat...MUCH bigger. After...

Clifton's Got Puzzles

Can’t resist the allure of an unfinished puzzle? Spend a few minutes—or more—working on a small rotating selection of puzzles at the Clifton Branch.

Workforce Websites: Career Builder

Career Builder has a long reputation as a resource for job seekers, providing both job listings and career advice. Come learn about the tools Career Builder...

February 10 - 16, 2019

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