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Events Calendar

Black History Events

February 10 - 16, 2019

Monday, February 11

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt

Test your knowledge of Black history as well as your sleuthing skills in a Black History Month Scavenger Hunt.

Tasty Inventions: "Bet You Can't Eat Just One"

ATTENTION POTATO CHIP LOVERS! Learn about the man who created the potato chip and stay for a sample. Samples while supplies last.

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...

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...

Tuesday, February 12

Taste of Black Invention: One Lump or Two

Celebrate the inventor who revolutionized the sugar industry much as Eli Whitney’s gin revolutionized the processing of cotton. Just in time for a...

African Tribal Mask

Join the Walbrook branch in an arts and crafts activity in celebration of Black History Month.

Black History- Make it and Take it

Make a craft to celebrate Black History Month and take it home.

Write a Poem in Celebration of Black History

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

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

Unknown Facts about African-Americans in Baltimore City

The Edmondson Librarians present the Unknown Facts about African- Americans in Baltimore City. Come learn about people, events, and sites associated with...

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...

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

Picture Book Bunch: Black History

Hear stories of Black leaders who made a difference, make art based on the book of the day, and enjoy a snack. Recommended for children ages 7 and under...

February 10 - 16, 2019

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