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Wednesday, May 19

 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...

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...

Journaling for Mental Health Take & Make Kit

Learn how to start journaling as part of a mental health self-care routine. Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410)...

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...

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: 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: 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...

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...

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”...

6th - 7th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Classes for homeschooled students (6th - 7th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer;...

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
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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,...

SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Arianna Ross: The Fastest Plane

Go around the world in 45 minutes! Travel back in time and across the world, landing in a time when animals could talk and some people could understand...

11am
Walbrook
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8th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Classes for homeschooled students (8th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Introduction to Skype/WhatsApp

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Is software that is free to download and easy to use. You can make free video and voice one-to-one and...

12pm
Virtual Event
A Novelist’s Journey Across 20th Century Egypt: An Afternoon with Ambassador Tawfik

Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite. Presented in partnership with Baltimore Sister Cities. Join us for an...

1pm
Virtual Event
9th - 12th Grade Home School Sessions

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Classes for homeschooled students (9th - 12th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer;...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Zoom

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Get the basics of Zoom. Learn how to: Join meetings, Host Meetings, Schedule Meetings, Download the App,...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Brooklyn Best Book Club Ever

Come join us to discuss the best book you read this month. June 16 we will read Lab Girl by Hope Jahran. Bring your own book to discuss on May 19. Enoch...

3pm
Virtual Event
STEM Day: Stop Motion Demo

Discover a new angle of storytelling through stop motion animation. We'll learn the stop motion app, create storyboards/set, and editing. Click the link...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
HeARTworks logo

With art as its vehicle, HeARTworks, Art with a Heart’s Workforce Development Program, provides a collaborative space for youth (Ages 16-21) to experience a...

4pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Hackerman Foundation Best & Next Series: BD Wong

Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite. BD Wong will be in conversation with Joel Kim Booster about his...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, May 19