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Events

Saturday, November 9

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.

The 40th annual program presented by the Six Napoleons of Baltimore, The Sherlockians of Baltimore, and Watson's Tin Box of Ellicott City -- scions of the...

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...

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...

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, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Stay after for Baby & Me Yoga. For little ones under two with a favorite adult....

Join us for an hour of Chair Yoga presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear (Ben Whishaw) makes his...

Just because a house isn’t a famous landmark, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a rich history. Researching the history of a house can be as time consuming as...

Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement milestones, and gain mind and body awareness while deepening your bond. For babies 1 month to 24 months...

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...

The connection between genealogy and health is perched in the branches of your family tree. Listen to what your ancestry is telling you. Learn what you can...

A guided paint program for children 5-12. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0399.

Explore air resistance with plastic parachutes! We’ll make our own parachutes, then drop them off the mezzanine to see how fast they fall! Does the size of...

yoga group stretching

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

Join a yarn crafters' group. Beginners are welcome!

Hosted by John Hansboro, our monthly Poetry Slams offer a free spoken-word platform for teens and adults to share their talents in a safe and creative...

It is International Games Week! Test your Scrabble skills with our giant board. You can play on a team, stop by for a word or two, or stay the entire time.

Join us for table top gaming fun with a Dungeon Crawl Classics campaign, led by instructor Mica Fetz. For ages 12 and older. Call 410-396-6053 to sign up.

Presented by BB& T's Donald Black. This workshop provides the tools to help families openly discuss money matters and gain the critical life skills needed to...

Participate in this complete, well-being workout led by instructor Gerri Bohanan.

Join us as we kick off the return of our weekend matinee film series with a screening of Avengers Endgame! Synopsis:The remaining Avengers must gather their...

Read and discuss The Witch Elm by Tana French.

Learn about why things glow with fun science projects all about phosphorescence. Recommended for ages 7 and up.

You’ve got it. An idea that’s been passed from the great beyond into your brain. You know it’ll make you the next J.K. Rowlings if you can just get started....

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

Seth Kibel, one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists, joins Sean Lane (keyboard) & Bob Abbott (bass) for an afternoon of jazz & klezmer music.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the...

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

Growing and helping native wildflowers proliferate is an important part of being a watershed steward. Native plants provide food and shelter to our region’s...

Celebrate STEM and come learn about light and reflection by creating & designing your own patterned light box.

Light City is America’s first large-scale festival of art, music, and innovation where Baltimore comes together and where the world comes to Baltimore....

Saturday, November 9