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Events

Thursday, September 30

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...

female and male lions with eyes closed

Where are lions from? What do they eat? How do they live? Learn more about one of the most popular animals from the African continent. This kit includes a...

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
Take & Make: Apple Tissue Paper Suncatcher

Celebrate autumn by creating a tissue paper suncatcher in the shape of an apple! This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

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: Leaf Bookmarks

Find some colorful leaves and use them to create a festive fall bookmark to use in all of the books you check out! This Take & Make kit is available at the...

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: Polka Dot Watercolor

Use watercolors and Q-tips to create art you can display. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from September 27 - October...

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 & Make: Yarn Monsters

This program has been postponed, as the Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues. Create your own yarn monster, then write about it! What’s its...

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)...

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,...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2016 and Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshop, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word 2016...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2016 and Computer Basics

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops,...

Virtual Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities...

story time, librarian and children

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

11am
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...

How to Build a Working Nonprofit Board

Attend this workshop to gain tips on how to identify and develop a working board of directors. This session will provide an overview of the Non-profit board...

Digital Drop In

Wondering how to get library materials, such as e-books and e-audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of...

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Parts 1 & 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 – Parts 1 & 2, and Introduction...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

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

yoga group stretching

Burn calories with us. Join us for Jamercise, an exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Jazz at the Library

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble featuring Rhonda Robinson Music. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc. Featuring: Rhonda Robinson, vocals/flute;...

The Book of Delights by Ross Gay

The Book of Delights by Ross Gay is the 2021 choice for One Maryland One Book. One Maryland One Book is a program of Maryland Humanities. What if everyone...

6:30pm
Govans
Stream Available
What Did You Do During the Pandemic?

A new, interactive lecture series exploring the varied ways people entertained themselves, learned and grew during the isolation of the past year. Cornelia...

6:45pm
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, September 30