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Events

Tuesday, August 10

Flower Pens

Borrow library items using your library card and receive a kit to make your own flower pens! Supplies for the program will be available at the Waverly...

Miss Anime Club? Me too. Well, check out our Anime Club Kit to see if you can bring Anime Club home instead. Kits may include anything from crafts,...

Stack of books sitting on a table. There is an open book at the top of the stack.

Learn something new, or revisit familiar topics with these take-home book bundles. Each bundle will contain four books - two for cooking, and two for...

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!...

Learn how to create a light-up card with simple circuits. Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an...

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...

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
craft supplies including paint, glue, markers, and paper laid out on a table

Pick up a kit of supplies and create a new world! Imagine what the people, plants and animals will look like on this world. Bring in your creation and it...

One way we can save energy is by turning off lights when we leave the room. Help yourself remember with your very own light switch cover, also known as a...

Take home a kit to preserve your memories of summer. Included are all the materials and instructions you need to press flowers and create stunning art with...

Make abstract art using everyday materials like marbles and boxes! This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from August 10-14...

a monkey made of paper eats a banana with the word "eat" written on it

Creat a feed-the-monkey word game that "eats" vocabulary words. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from August 9-21 on a first...

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...

Learn how to make cool cloud shapes from soap, inspired by the book It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles J. Shaw, with this STEM take & make activity. This...

Turn a pizza box into an oven and roast S'mores with the power of the sun! Each kit includes step-by-step instructions and supplies to construct the oven....

Take home a kit to grow a green plant from a seed. Using a plastic bag, cotton balls, and seeds, families can watch how plants grow and develop while writing...

Learn about the stars and make your own mini constellation! This take & make kit will be available at the Washington Village Branch from August 2-31 on a...

Check out a book on insects and pick up a twirling ladybug craft kit including construction paper, googly eyes, a black washable marker, string, and ladybug...

Create a personalized vision board to help you plan and acheieve your goals. Each kit will contain: a mini poster board, old magazines, a glue stick, & a...

a baby African elephant walks next to a puddle

Learn about what makes African elephants wonderful, and how we can protect them, with your own wearable conservation craft kit. This take & make kit will...

School is just around the corner. Want a chance to have some personalized school supplies? Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up your kit to help...

There is a whole world of sweets (and not-so-sweets) out there, and now is your opportunity to try some! Come to the Northwood Library starting August 2,...

Arrr-gust is International Pirate Day. Sail into the library to pick up your “not so buried treasure”. Boxes include pirate themed activity, recommended...

five Olympic rings carved into stone, in front of a body of water at sunset

Your vote is your voice in our Olympic Election! This summer, the Roland Park Branch will be holding an Olympic Election. Every person of any age is...

Pick up a yummy summery muffin mix in a jar. Take and bake at home with eggs, butter, milk, and vanilla. While supplies last.

computer keyboard hands

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
Earring Making

Have fun creating fashionable earrings from scratch to coordinate with your summer outfits. Limited supplies available. First come first serve. Pick up your...

Come stop by to the Orleans Street Branch located at 1303 Orleans Street to pick up your take and make bracelets kits to wear with your favorite summer...

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Learn your way around the Excel 2016 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells,...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
the cover of the book One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus tree. It shows a young boy holding a pinwheel at the bottom of a eucalyptus tree. A snake is hidden among the leaves

Join Mama B for a storytime based on Daniel Bernstrom's book, One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree.

2pm
Virtual Event

Enjoy some hot, summer jazz with the Corner Pocket Jazz Band led by Jon Tigert.

2pm
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

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, August 10