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Events Calendar

Events

February 12 - 18, 2019

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...

Spool Knitting

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

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...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

African Tribal Mask

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

Press Play

Show off your gaming skills with Wii and board games.

Black History- Make it and Take it

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

I Like Myself Party

Share self-affirmations and positivity through crafts and games.

Make a Valentine

Come make a card to give to a loved one.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Teen Gaming: Dungeons & Dragons

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

Valentine's Day Massacre Murder Mystery

Celebrate the Valentine's Day Massacre with us (not Valentine's Day, boo!) by convicting the crime lord before he or she gets you.

Wii Gaming

Come out and have fun playing your favorite video games with your friends.

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.

Crafternoon

Join us for arts and crafts on Wednesday afternoons.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Senior Connect

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

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

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. 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...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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. 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. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 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...

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....

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...

Dungeons and Dragons (5e)

Play the popular roleplaying game D&D with dice, monsters, a lot of imagination, and just a little bit of math. Character sheets and dice will be provided...

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...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

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...

Black History Month: Unity Wreath

Lend a hand in making a giant unity wreath to be displayed in our atrium. Commemorate your heroes with a handprint. Many hands make light work.

Family Literacy Hour

Support and engage literacy among children and family members.

Foil of Love

Create Valentine cards using thermal foil.

Northwood Gamers Club

Play video games on the PS4 and Nintendo Wii.

Sweet Treats

Make and decorate your own sweet treat for a loved one.

The Lego Ninjago Movie

In this big-screen Ninjago adventure, the battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja (Dave Franco), along with his friends, who...

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...

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;...

Makerspace Crafts

Bring your friends and get inspired in our monthly temporary makerspace! Show off your creativity with DIY projects like origami, button making, and more.

Valentine's Day Cupcakes

Celebrate Valentine's Day by decorating some yummy cupcakes.

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...

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.

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. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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

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

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Anime Club

Watch and discuss your favorite anime with friends. Snacks provided.

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

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 11-week session for seventh graders and older uses community-building,...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Sweet Treats

Make and decorate your own sweet treat for a loved one.

Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

Join us for craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

Kahoot It

Experience technology-based learning platforms.

Anime Month

Love Naruto, Bleach, and My Hero Academia? Come express your love for these and other manga and anime with fun activities and crafts every Thursday during...

Cinema @ Edmondson

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

Family Flicks: The Wiz

Ease on down to one of the greatest children's book movie adaptations of all time. Join Diana Ross and Michael Jackson on their trip to see Richard Pryor as...

Zumbini with Miss Lisa

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

Deco Cookie

Decorate a sweet, decadent cookie with icing, chocolate, and fruits.

Valentine Cards

Create your own Valentine's Day cards for your loved ones.

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...

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...

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.

Family 3D Printing Lab

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

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...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Friday, February 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.

Amazon STEM Series: Open Print

Bring in your own 3D creations to print or customize one of our pre-made prints for yourself.

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...

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

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....

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...

 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.

LEGOvans Fridays

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

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.

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...

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.

Introduction to the Internet

Understand the basics of navigating the World Wide Web with a browser. Learn about social networks, Internet terms, and cloud storage.

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...

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

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Family Movie: Moana

See how far Moana will go on her ocean adventure.

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...

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...

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

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.

Zumba: Let's Get Moving!

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

Tutoring for Youth

Free individual homework assistance and tutoring for grades K-12. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student group....

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...

Monday, February 18

Teen Book Discussion

Share what you have been reading with the teen librarian at the Govans Branch.

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