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Events

Saturday, September 18

All Out Anime

Stop in the library for an Anime inspired box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. This month's raid box contains a DIY manga...

Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Autumn is here! Squirrels are gathering acorns and it's time to pick apples and pumpkins. Explore nature and the different wildlife active in autumn with...

Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition) Take & Make

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. Supplies for the...

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Hampden Recycled Mosaic

Create a piece of collaborative art while cleaning up the neighborhood! When you register, you will be given a piece of a mosaic to decorate using recycled...

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
colored pencils creative art drawing

Every two weeks from September 1 - October 30, stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up a new take & make kit with STEAM activities for kids to learn...

Take & Make: Autumnal Equinox

The Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are the same length, is here so celebrate! Take home a kit filled with herbs to plant, relaxing meditations, a song...

Take & Make: Create a Bug Jar

Decorate your own bug jar to catch, observe and release bugs. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from September 7-18 on a first...

Take & Make: Fall Diamond Painting Kit

Experience the fun of 5-D diamond painting with this colorful fall art kit! This 5-D diamond paint kit comes with everything you need to create a beautiful...

Take & Make: Fall Welcome Sign

Welcome Fall with a festive sign! This take & make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch from September 7-30 on a first come, first served...

Take & Make: Las Luminarias

Create a beautiful lantern as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. All supplies included. This take & make kit will be available at the Northwood Branch from...

Take & Make: Monarch Migration Suncatcher

Monarch butterflies migrate across North America without regard for borders and have become a symbol for immigration. To celebrate Monarch season in...

Take & Make: Nature Binoculars

Make your own decorative binoculars to explore all the wonderful nature that summer has to offer. Use the backyard scavenger hunt sheet to search for local...

Take & Make: Pinecone Bird Feeder

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street...

Take & Make: Printmaking

Try your hand at mixing patterns and paint with this printmaking kit. All supplies and instructions are included. This take & make kit will be available at...

Take & Make: Sailboats

Create a sailboat that will float in your sink, bathtub or a container of water! Make a story about your sailboat and where it will go with the included...

Take & Make: Storytime Cushion

Make a cushion that will keep you dry and comfortable when you sit in the grass! Bring it to picnics, camping, or storytime! This take & make kit will be...

construction paper in a rainbow of colors

Explore the theme of art & identity and the ways that art can help us think about who we are and who we can grow to be with this art kit from the Walters Art...

Take & Make: Worldbuilding

Elves in space? Robots on an island? With this take-and-make, the possibilities are endless. Each kit contains everything you need to draw a unique map and...

Take and Make - Jellyfish Friendship Bracelets

Stop by the Southeast Anchor Branch to pick up a take and make kit with supplies for to make jellyfish friendship bracelets by using the Japanese braiding...

teens having fun

Liven up your school locker with a magnetic bulletin board for storing your favorite photos or necessary reminders. All kits include a cork board, magnet...

Water Bead Stress Ball Take & Make

Learn how to make a stress ball out of water orbs, just in time for school! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410)...

books stacked on library table

Go on a new adventure at the library with this genre-based scavenger hunt! Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch between September 1 and October 30 to pick...

DIY Take & Make: Ceramic Mini Leaf Bowls

Fall into crafting with this do-it-yourself ceramic Mini Leaf Bowels! These leaf bowels come in assorted leaf shapes and are great to add color to your fall...

Seated woman meditating with eyes closed

Relax and unwind with an at-home spa kit that includes an eye mask, a soap saver, an aromatherapy pouch, a bag of herbal tea, a list of relaxing Yoga poses,...

Happy 100th Birthday Govans Branch!

Come and celebrate the 100th birthday of the Govans Branch with us. Enjoy a musical concert, door prizes, and treats to go!

Join EPYC!

The Enoch Pratt Youth Council (EPYC), formerly known as Community Youth Corps (CYC), is a revamped program designed to give Baltimore City teens the...

cover of The Night Watchman

Join us online for a discussion of The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich. "Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the jewel bearing plant, the first...

11am
Virtual Event
Turtle Dance Music: Tails and Tales! A Music, Bubble and Comedy Dance Party

Flap your wings, jump up and down like five little monkeys jumping on the bed, and roar like a polar bear! This performance celebrates famous children's...

11am
Virtual Event
Superior Cling Jazz Trio

Superior Cling is a jazz trio of exceptional musicians inlcuding Mike Okusami on bass, Paul Keesling om drums and lead by vocalist/pianist: Nguyen Khoi...

Lunch Chat with Jason Reynolds

Registration required for Zoom. Click here to register. The program is presented with Calvert Library. Join Sandy from Calvert Library for a National Book...

12pm
Virtual Event
The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay is the 2021 choice for One Maryland One Book.

This program is postponed until the Clifton Branch is reopened. Inspired by The Book of Delights by Ross Gay. The Book of Delights by Ross Gay is the 2021...

Take & Make Craft: Fall Luminary

Celebrate autumn by making fall luminary using recycled jars, tissue paper and modge podge. This take & make kit will be available on a first come, first...

3D Printing for Teens: Enhance your Living Space!

In this 2-week hybrid program for ages 12-18, we will learn about 3D printing and design and create our own designs for containers and stands to enhance a...

Graphics Galore: LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor

Adults who love comics, join us to read and discuss LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor. In this graphic novel mini-series is an alternate world where aliens have...

1pm
Virtual Event
Light Street Branch Image

Join us for a 50th anniversary celebration of the Light Street Library at its current location. A great, family-friendly event with crafts, dancing &...

Nazca Lines

Create your own version of the Peruvian Nazca lines. This indoor program is limited to 15 participants and pre-registration is required. To register, call...

Saturday, September 18