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Saturday, May 4

May the 4th Be With You

Celebrate Star Wars Day in style with a scavenger hunt, DIY activities, and more.

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...

Flower Power Crafts

Headed to Flower Mart? Stop by the library any time and create flower-inspired crafts at one of our stations.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

There is a comic book for everyone. Visit the Hamilton Branch to pick up your free comic book from a vast selections of titles.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II on March 28 has been cancelled. Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic two-part word...

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;...

Films @ the Pratt: Avengers Infinity War

The Avengers assemble their power in order to fight their collective enemy, Thanos, before he can wreak havoc on the entire planet. Directed by Anthony...

Free Comic Book Day

Come celebrate Free Comic Book Day and grab two free comics while supplies last. Local comic stores will be distributing comics as well.

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...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

This hands on session, facilitated by Natasha OrtizFortier, founder of Creative Career Chic, is designed to inspire and engage you as you explore the next...

Saturday at the Cinema: Green Book

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South....

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.

Kerplunk! - Alfombras de Aserrin for Cinco de Mayo with guest artist Alejandra Martinez

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the Kerplunk! way! Kerplunk! is a signature Creative Alliance program for families to make art together and engage directly with...

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...

Adult Comic Book Fan Meet-Up

Are you an adult who is an avid comic book reader, collector, publisher or creator? Meet with other comic book fans and talk about your favorite comic book...

Black Writers' Guild of Maryland

Conquering the Grammar Goblins; Presenter: Margaret Pagan

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de moins de 12 ans accompagnés d’un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Join us for the May 4th be with you and watch the latest Star Wars movie! Bring you own snacks and enjoy!

Community Screening: Resilience -- The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

"The child may not remember, but the body remembers." Part I: May 4, 2019 @ 2 pm The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the...

Green Thumbs Wanted

Help spruce up the library garden. No tools or skills required.


On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find...

Promoting Your Own Book I (For Writers/Authors)

Hosted by Author/PR Consultant Cherrie Woods. Writers/authors will learn general information about the book world as well as tips on how to develop an Author...

Women's Self Defense Workshop

Learn the fundamental skills necessary to defend yourself. Presented by Aquil Bey of Tailored Defense Training Group.

Get Fit @ Your Library

Work out to your favorite songs while you get in shape!

May the Fourth Makers

Join us on Intergalactic Star Wars Day as we make a variety of space crafts.

Saturday, May 4