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Saturday, November 12

 Pumpkin Pie String Art Craft Kit

Celebrate the arrival of autumn with this DIY string art sign featuring a scrumptious-looking piece of pie and the words "Everything is Better with Pie"....

3D Printing at Govans

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

Games @ Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

Harriet Tubman: The Life & Legacy of a 19th-Century Freedom Fighter

2022 marks the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth in Dorchester County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Explore Tubman’s daring exploits on the...

Plastic canvas ornament with chevron design in purple and black colors.

Create unique and festive ornaments. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from November 1-30 on a first come, first served...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

StoryWalk: Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

Go on a journey with our outdoor StoryWalk® featuring Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard at the Canton Branch. Drop by...

Take & Make: Anime Club Kits

Couldn't make it to Anime Club? Grab one of our Anime Club kits filled with crafts, games, recipes, and other activites inspired by your favorite animes!...

Take & Make: Appreciation Turkey

Take some time to appreciate all the things you're grateful for. Write down who and what you appreciate in your life on feathers and turn them into a turkey...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Celebrate Fall Mosaic Craft Kit

Celebrate fall by making your own glittery fall-themed mosaic decoration! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch during the month...

Teen Craft: Origami Soccer Balls!

Bring home and create different arts and crafts from the Govans Branch! This month, celebrate this year's One Book Baltimore selection, Furia by Yamile Saied...

Blackout poetry art in the shape of a sun

Get ready to express yourself! Get creative with our teen take & make for One Book Baltimore. Our blackout poetry kits will include everything you need to...

Painting with Acrylics

This course is designed for adults to explore painting with acrylics. Several techniques of painting with acrylics will be demonstrated prior to the...

Take & Make: Basket Weaving Kit

Pick up a colorful DIY raffia basket weaving kit to work on at your leisure. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from November 1-30...

Mixed Media Collage

We'll provide leaves. Add some of your own. Try to name as many as you can. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during...

Walk-In Tutoring

Free drop-in tutoring service for grades K through 12 in all subjects provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student group. For...

baby and parent playtime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Meet the Author!  Ronald Smith

A young T’Challa invites his friends from America to visit Wakanda, where they are besieged by a force that wants to return the kingdom back to the days...

Connect & Create

Connect with your peers in conversation and use mixed media to create a unique piece of art. Take & Make craft kits will be available for those unable to...

picture of William Stafford from cover of Early Morning by Kim Stafford

Join us online for a discussion of the poetry of William Stafford, who was appointed Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1970. We hope to...

11am
Virtual Event
Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Discover Egypt's Treasures

Celebrate King Tut, the Rosetta Stone and today’s Egypt! Why do we still get so excited by mummies and pyramids? Anthony T. Browder, the first African...

Mama Edie: The Magic of the Talking Drum

Experience the famous Talking Drum of West Africa! Audiences will begin to understand how a drum can actually talk and has even saved lives! They too will...

Danny Joe and his puppet pals from Danny Joe’s Tree House

Danny Joe and his puppet pals from Danny Joe’s Tree House would like to meet you at the Hampden Branch on Saturday, November 12 at 1:30pm for a play date....

Meet the Author! Ronald Smith

A young T’Challa invites his friends from America to visit Wakanda, where they are besieged by a force that wants to return the kingdom back to the days...

Peabody at the Library

An informal classical music performance for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.

Shanta Nurullah: Stories & Songs of African People

Shanta's performance features stories, poetry, chants, and the spellbinding sounds of musical instruments of African origin and culture. She will share...

Live Music:  Carl Grubbs Trio

Carl Grubbs performs on alto, soprano and tenor saxophones and clarinet. He is an accomplished composer, educator and performing artist. A native of...

Saturday, November 12