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Events

Saturday, October 13

Amazon STEM Series: Open Print

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

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The 2018-19 National History Day theme is TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY IN HISTORY. Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help with...

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...

Family Movie & Crafts: Coco

Watch a beautiful, animated family movie and make a Day of the Dead craft.

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...

One Maryland/One Book - Bloodsworth:  The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA by Tim Junkin

Take part in a discussion of this year's One Maryland/One Book title. Charged with the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in 1984, Kirk Bloodsworth was...

Saturday at the Cinema: Friday the 13th

Crystal Lake's history of murder doesn't deter counselors from setting up a summer camp in the woodsy area. Superstitious locals warn against it, but the...

Writers LIVE: Reyna Grande, A Dream Called Home

Reyna Grande will be in conversation with Susan Muaddi Darraj. When Reyna Grande was nine-years-old, she walked across the US–Mexico border in search of a...

Get Fit at Your Library

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

Knot Just Knitting

Join this knitting and crochet group at the Northwood Branch.

teens studying writing in library afterschool

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

chess game strategy

Learn how to play chess with a pro. Play against others to see who can take the king's postion.

Film: Bloodsworth: An Innocent Man

Bloodsworth: An Innocent Man is a documentary memoir recounting Kirk Bloodsworth's remarkable journey through the criminal justice system. An innocent man...

Film: Lady Bird

Marion McPherson, a nurse, works tirelessly to keep her family afloat after her husband loses his job. She also maintains a turbulent bond with a teenage...

Karate for Teens

SELF DEFENSE INSTRUCTION Train your body and mind through the art of karate. Do not miss this one-day course which is sure to be informative and fun.

Adult Book Discussion

Read and discuss Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

Adult Crafty Saturdays

Come in and enjoy a fun Fall-themed craft with light refreshments. Registration is required; call 410-396-0399 to register.

We Slay Book Club

Read and discuss The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang. Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to...

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See is the 2020 choice for One Maryland One Book.

Read and discuss Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence by Tim Junkin, the One Maryland One Book selection for...

Live Music:  Trio Sirenes

Trio Sirenes (Marcia Kamper, flute; Karin Brown, viola; & Jacqueline Pollauf, harp) present a dynamic program including works by Bach and Debussy.

Saturday, October 13