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Events

Thursday, August 5

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...

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 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!...

Light Up Card Take & Make

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...

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
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...

Take & Make: Decorative Light Switch Cover

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 & Make: Making Nature Memories

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...

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: Soap Cloud

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...

Take & Make: Solar Ovens and S'mores

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 & Make: Sprout Houses

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...

Take & Make: Star Stems

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...

Take & Make: Twirling Ladybug Craft

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...

Take & Make: Vision Boards

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...

Take & Make: Yarn Monsters

Create your own yarn monster, then write about it! What’s its name? Where is it from? This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch...

Take and Make: Back to School Kit

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...

Taste, Rate and Read: Candies of the World

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,...

Teen Raid Box: Buccaneer Tales

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...

Take & Make: Fun Geometric Shapes

Create an artwork using geometric shapes. Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to...

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: Red White and BLUEberry Muffin

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

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
Sidewalk Fun

Enjoy bubbles, sidewalk chalk and a storytime in the Clifton Branch front yard. This outdoor program is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration is...

the words Canton Chalk Night drawn onto the sidewalk in red, blue and green chalk

Chalk the walk outside the Canton Branch! This outdoor program is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration is required. To register, please call the...

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

This engaging workshop will explore the impact of trauma on individuals and communities. Activities and lecture will teach participants to recognize and...

6pm
Virtual Event
Writers LIVE! Dr. Leana Wen, Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health

Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite. Presented in partnership with Baltimore Community Foundation. Thank...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 5