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Monday, January 6

Send a Smile Drive

For the month of January, help us collect toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotions, and body wash to donate to the Loch Raven VA Clinic. Then on February 3rd, join...

Ceasefire Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals will be available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Mindful Meditation

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

Share Your Dream

Inspired by Dr. King, we're building a dream garland. Come in anytime in January or February and add yours.

Snowflake Art

Create your own one-of-kind snowflake using coffee filters, markers, and creativity.

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early or stay after for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early or stay after for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a...

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...

law legal scales

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

tech mobile tablet apps

Learn the basics of programming using easy and fun computer games. Recommended for ages 7-12. Please call 410-396-5402 to register.

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...

Audio Book Club

Chit chat with friends and listen to audiobook while staying warm with some hot cocoa.

Ceramic Tile Art

Make your own coaster or unique art piece to take home and display.

Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw in manga style in the Govans Branch!

colored pencils creative art drawing

Come learn how to make your very own comic or zine.


Join Media Rhythm Institute in the Teen Center at the Central library for iRhyme! iRhyme is a reading literacy program that uses HipHop to encourage...

Family STEM: Transportation

Ready, set, go! Explore ways we move by land, air, and water with hands-on experiments and activities.

Hour of Code: Coder Mice

Learn the basic of coding by programming robotic mice to travel a maze.

What is Your Dream?

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, tell us what your dream is through poetry, art, or collage.

chess game strategy

All skill levels are welcome to learn and to play chess.

Monday Movie: The Weekend

Synopsis A comedian still hung up on her ex invites him and his new girlfriend on a weekend trip to her mother's country B&B. Production...

yoga group stretching

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....

Family Game Night

Invite your family to the library and compete with other families in trivia, challenges, and board games. Bring along a game your family loves playing and...

Google Series

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

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 Word 2016

Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class participants will learn to use the spelling and grammar feature....

library young woman with books study smile

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

CANCELED #Popscope Public Astronomy Night

Due to cloud cover, tonight's program is canceled. #Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each...

CANCELED Beautiful Beans Mosaics

The program has been canceled. It’s National Bean Day! Express your creativity by creating your own mosaic out of a variety of beans. Please visit the...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5; siblings...

Friends of the Canton Library

Join the Friends for their regular meeting.

Friends of the Govans Library Meeting

Connect with fellow community members as they support the library.

Monday, January 6