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Events

Thursday, July 22

3D Designing Take & Make

Each kit will have materials to design a 3D printed miniature, to be fabricated in the Govans branch. Materials will include a flash drive and an...

DIY Wildflower Seed Bombs

Beautify your backyards and lonely flower beds with seed bombs. Combine the ingredients supplied to you and toss 'em into a space needing some love to see...

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free board or card game - yours to take and keep!...

Movie Night Packs

Want a fun night in with the family? Curl up with a couple of movies, some candy, and a candy-wrapper craft! To reserve your kit, stop by the Forest Park...

Northwood Picks 4 U

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, 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
A pair of hands working on a piece of crochet.

Make your own crocheted project with these take and make kits. Each kit includes: 5.5 mm (size I9) crochet hook, a skein of yarn, and a project...

Take & Make: Geoboard Fun

Create your own colorful shapes and patterns using plastic geoboards and rubber bands. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

three vanilla ice cream cones with colorful sprinkles lined up in a row

Beat the heat and celebrate National Ice Cream Day with a fun take & make kit featuring a simple recipe for ice cream playdough, the ingredients needed to...

Headshot of Crystal Forman

Cool off at home with delicious coconut cream-based ice cream from a free recipe kit created by Crystal Forman, MPH, MHA of Holistic Wellness and Health. ...

Take & Make: Olympic Torch

Have an Olympic Relay in your own backyard after you make your very own Olympic Torch! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from...

Take & Make: Outer Space Journal

Make your own outer space journal! Fill it with drawings, decorate it with foam stickers, and document your imaginary outer space journey. Find inspiration...

Paracord Bracelets

Borrow a teen book using your library card and receive a kit with instructions to make a paracord bracelet! Supplies for the program will be available at the...

Take & Make: Phys-kits

Why does a cardboard box make such a great guitar? Why does a water bottle make beautiful rocket? Answer: Physics. Physics is more than a heavy word, it...

Take & Make: Read It! Read It! Frog Puppet

Design your own frog puppet with this craft project for kids! This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from July 19-31 on a first come,...

Take & Make: Seed Balls

Take home a kit for making seed balls perfect for dropping around the neighborhood. Scatter them by sidewalks and watch the joy and color that blooms when...

frozen popsicles in a variety of colors and flavors

This take & make kit includes four paper cups and four wooden sticks to use when we learn how to make popsicles live on July 29th at 4pm! This take & make...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

This take and make kit is a great summer craft that you can use for flowers, storage or gifting! Special Instruction: Must borrow a book using your library...

a wind chime made of a large stick, twine and beads

Learn about wind and weather while making your own wind chimes! Pick up a take & make kit at the Patterson Park Branch and find a big stick in your...

Take & Make: Windsock

Take home a kit to craft your own windsock. Using a paper bag, popsicle stick, string, streamers, and stickers, you can engineer this simple flying device...

colored pencils creative art drawing

Coloring is not just for kids; it is a great way to relax, have some "me" time or share the activity with friends or loved ones. The kits will be available...

Take and Make: Tissue Paper Art

Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up a kit with supplies to make a picture on canvas out of tissue paper. Beginning July 1st, call (410)396‑1580...

Teen Raid Box: Nothing's Better Than a Picnic

Swing by the library for a picnic in a box as we celebrate National Picnic Month. The month raid box contains a summer challenge activity, recommended...

Take & Make Kit: Do It Yourself Ceramic Teapot Flower Planters

Let your imagination bloom! Get creative and decorate the teapot with a fun design and embellishments. When your one-of-a kind creation is dry, add some...

Take & Make: Farmyard Animals Magnets

Decorate your fridge with a magnet featuring an animal you would see at a farm! Find out more about the animal with the enclosed booklist and fact...

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’ Workshop,...

10:30am
Virtual Event
story time, librarian and children

Join us for a virtual storytime featuring stories, songs, and fun!

11am
Virtual Event
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
Take & Make Bath Bomb Kits

We all deserve some care. Take a bath bomb kit home and treat yourself to something special. While supplies last.

Transform T-Shirt Into Tote Bag

Are you ready to have fun? I am! Let’s transform a t-shirt into a tote bag. Limited supplies are available grab your supplies from the Orleans Street...

Intermediate Word 2016, Part 1 & 2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Participants will learn to organize content using tables and charts. Apply different style formats and...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Dance & Bmore: Voices of Carmen

Voices of Carmen is a musical adaptation of the opera Carmen. Set in a high school, the musical brings a contemporary spin to this iconic story that is...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Jazz at the Library

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble featuring the Wayne Johnson Ensemble. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc. Wayne Johnson graduated from Frederick...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2,...

5:30pm
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...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, July 22