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Tuesday, May 11

 Miniature Door Hanger Take & Make

Make your own pot-holder door-hanger. Pick-up dates are May 10th to 15th and May 17th to 22nd, while supplies last. Call (410) 396‑6098 to make a pick-up...

Adult Crafting Take & Make: DIY Macrame Light Holders

Use macrame cord, a small jar and a flameless tea-light to create a boho-inspired hanging mini-light. All supplies and instructions included. Kits...

Anime Club Kit

Miss Anime Club? Me too. Well, check out our Anime Club Kit to see if you can bring Anime Club home instead. Kits include different things which can...

historical image of Baltimore

Celebrate the history of our city with fun activities that the whole family can enjoy! Family Fun Packs will include 1-2 activities each for children, teens,...

Fantastic Flower Scavenger Hunt

April showers bring May flowers! Venture outside and search for local plant life with our Fantastic Flower Scavenger Hunt. Look for Daisies, Dandelions,...

Imagination Celebration Activity Hunt

Come to the Northwood Branch and pick up a special activity hunt. Then, put the lessons from Everywhere, Wonder into action! Once you've finished, bring your...

book cover of Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr. A young boy rides his bike toward a balloon and is surrounded by images of world landmarks and wonders

Visit the Brooklyn Branch to participate in an interactive book walk of this year's Imagination Celebration selection: Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson...

Imagination Celebration Scavenger Hunt

Explore your neighborhood in a whole new way with our Imagination Celebration Scavenger Hunt. Pick up your scavenger hunt at the Roland Park Branch from May...

Imagination Celebration wonder kit contents: tote bag, instructions, glue, craft items

You never know what you might see--or where your mind may take you... Create your own story to share! Wonder kits are filled with activities and crafts for...

Neighborhood I Spy

Play an I Spy game in your own neighborhood! Pick up a game board from the Light Street Branch, find six things on the list, then return to the Light Street...

Northwood Picks 4 U

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Library, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event
Read Woke Challenge

What is Read Woke? It’s a feeling. A form of education. A call to action, and our right as lifelong learners. It means arming yourself with knowledge to...

Virtual Event
microphone

Record your oral history interview for the Stories from Baltimore Teens project to speak, learn, and save how different generations respond to living during...

Virtual Event
Summer Challenge Take & Make: Mythical Animal Headbands

Ever wondered what mythical animal you'd be? Come grab one of our Mythical Animal Headband kits and take a fun quiz on which legendary animal from around the...

Sunflower Starter Take & Make

Learn how to grow a sunflower seed into a full sunflower using instructional materials and a mini-gardening kit. Supplies for the program will be available...

collage of origami examples: a lotus flower, a jumping frog, a sailboat & a fish

Since May is Asian-American Heritage Month, we're exploring the traditional Japanese paper craft of origami. Origami (折り紙, Japanese pronunciation: or...

Take & Make: Beaded Bracelets

Take home a kit to make beautiful beaded bracelets! This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from April 5 - June 19 on a first come,...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

Take & Make: DIY Rock Gardens

Make and tend your own rock garden. Relax by making soothing sand swirls. Kits will include: sand, stones, a mini rake, and small garden container. This...

Take & Make: Fantastic Flower Spinners

Create your own fantastic flower spinner to beautify your individual surroundings. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from May 8-15...

Take & Make: Grab Bag

Enjoy a take & make kit based on some of the more popular activities from Clifton including wearable art and rock painting. This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Imagination Celebration 'Zines

Record your own "wonders" as inspired by the Imagination Celebration's featured book Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr. This kit will...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Let your imagination run wild! Imagination Kits include activities and art supplies to encourage children's creativity and wonder. This take & make kit will...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: May Flowers (Paint by Numbers) Art Kit

Learn to paint like the masters! Recreate the works of Vincent Van Gogh (Irises, Sunflowers) or Claude Monet (Water Lilies) on real artist canvas. This paint...

Take & Make: Paint a Wonder

Pick up a take & make kit including a canvas, paintbrush and paints from the Patterson Park Branch, then paint someting wonderful that you notice around your...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Make a simple kite. Decorate as you wish and let your imagination fly! Paper kite take & make kits will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from May 1-29...

Take & Make: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Teen Origami Kit

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by picking up an origami take and make kit from Waverly Branch to make at your leisure. The kit...

Take & Make: Zine Kit

Let your imagination go wild with our take & make zine kit! Draw, collage, and write with pre-folded zines and step-by-step instructions on how to make your...

Take and Make: Charged Up Experiments

Teens can pick up a take-home experiment kit from the Northwood branch for three simple yet fascinating science experiments. Watch how everyday objects can...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Tired of losing your masks? Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up a mask pouch kit with supplies to make a pouch you can clip onto your bookbag or...

searching girl with magnifying glass

Something strange is happening in the “Teen Zone” at the library. All clues can be found in this month’s raid box. Contents include “mystery at the library”...

1st Grade Home School Class Session

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Classes for homeschooled students (1st grade). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop...

10am
Virtual Event
Take & Make Mosaic Frame

Express yourself! Create a mosaic picture frame in the safety and comfort of your own home with a free kit from local artist Sarah McCann. All supplies and...

10am
Virtual Event
Take & Make: Do It Yourself Photo Pillow Covers

A fun activity to decorate to match your room and then add your favorite photo of friends and family. The pillow cover holds a 6”x4” photo. Fabric markers,...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics 2016

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops,...

10:30am
Virtual Event
2nd - 3rd Grade Home School Session

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Classes for homeschooled students (2nd - 3rd grades). Learn the basic components of the computer;...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Introduction to Google Drive Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 5-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google...

12pm
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

It is an empowering and rewarding experience. to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

12pm
Virtual Event
4th - 5th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Classes for homeschooled students (4th - 5th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer;...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Advanced Microsoft Word 2016, Part 1 & 2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, and wrap text around objects. Create, run, and delete a...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Tuesday Tunes: Kane Shimabukuro & Tara "Trinity" Villanueva

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Kane Shimabukuro & Tara "Trinity" Villanueva. Born and raised in Columbia Maryland, Kane has always had...

2pm
Virtual Event
The Bubble Lady

Join the Bubble Lady for a fun, interactive experience. Learn about science as you see a "smoky" bubble, a bubble in a cube, and see what it's like to stand...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics 2016

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops,...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 11