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Events

Thursday, November 14

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

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.

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

In the spirit of the Baltimore Ceasefire, let's Stick Together® and create a community Peace Dove poster. Stop by the library anytime in November to...

Celebrate Native-American Heritage Month by creating a dreamcatcher as November's Take & Make craft project. Ancient legends about the history and origin of...

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

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.

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

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

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

Create custom presentations for work or personal use. Insert text, tables, WordArt, ClipArt, pictures, and AutoShapes. Learn to select and apply slide...

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

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

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Unplug and enjoy some retro car and board games every Thursday.

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...

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....

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please feel free to bring your own meditation mat.

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

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

Hone your engineering skills by building the tallest tower using only marshmallows and pasta.

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...

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."

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for seventh graders and older uses community-building,...

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

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

Play popular board and dice games from Monopoly to Munchkin!

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...

Students, educators and adults are welcome to join a lively discussion on the Respect Initiative which explores diversity, humility and tolerance. Share your...

The Shining by Stephen King Horror has never tasted so sweet. Join us and sink your teeth into a good book while enjoying donuts.

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

Teens and Tweens can come out and enjoy evening a fun fill evening of playing your favorite video games.

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Flex your creative muscles and learn to fold paper into different animals!

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

teens having fun

Are you a leader? How do you define leadership? How do you become a leader? What are the characteristics of a leader? Why do people follow leaders? How to...

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

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...

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...

This Alcohol Inks class will cover beginning techniques for creative play and minor control of alcohol inks on tiles. All supplies are provided by the...

Come create your own work of art at the library. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0970 to register.

Learn the basics of opening, building, and maintaining a bank account, and about money management skills. Presented by Don Black of Branch Banking & Trust...

Make unique gifts for the holidays to keep or give as a present.

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

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

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...

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...

Dan Hoffman, owner of Canton Games, discusses the increasing popularity of board games and his personal favorites. CANCELLED

Historian Nathan Dennies of the Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance will trace the industrial history and legacy of the Jones Falls Valley from Mt. Washington...

Based on the real story of a reform school in Florida that operated for one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives of thousands of children, The...

Thursday, November 14