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Events

Wednesday, September 8

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...

Anime Club Kit

Did you miss Anime Club? No worries, we got you. Call the Forest Park Branch at 410-396-0942 to pick up an Anime Club kit! For the first 2 weeks of every...

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...

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
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: 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: 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...

searching girl with magnifying glass

All kits have been distributed. Get ready for fall and explore the science of crystals by making your own colorful salt crystal leaves. This take & make...

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 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)...

6th - 7th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for home schooled students (6th - 7th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word and...

10am
Virtual Event
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,...

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...

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...

8th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for home school students (8th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word and computation skills...

11:30am
Virtual Event
9th - 12th Grade Home School Sessions, 2021

Classes for homeschool students (9th - 12th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

Get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks.

books stacked on library table

Registration not required, but encouraged. Register for the event here. Join Librarian Christine Iko, of the library's African American Department, as she...

3pm
Virtual Event
Forest Park Anime Club

Anime Club is Back! Join the Forest Park Anime Club as we watch Anime, do crafts, and play games based on new and favorite anime. Anime Club Kits will be...

Welcome Back to Penn North Library

We are welcoming back our tweens and teens. We will be having games, and prizes for all. Seating is limited so please sign up ahead of time. We look...

Wednesday, September 8