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Wednesday, November 16

 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: 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...

Stack of young adult book titles.

Need some recommendations for your next favorite read? Come to the Hampden Branch to pick up a book bundle of YA reads! Book bundles will include 3-4 books...

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...

4th Grade Fall Home School Session

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Join classes for home schooled students in Grade 4. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop...

10am
Virtual Event
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...

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...

Take & Make: Empower Poster Craft Kit

Create a poster to inspire yourself everyday by picking up the Empower Poster Craft Kit from the Waverly Branch. This activity goes along with One Book...

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...

Jar with popsicle sticks inside with a colorful label that reads "I'm Bored"

Are you bored? Not anymore! Grab one of our Take & Make kits and make your own boredom jar. Use our boredom jars to make sure you always have something fun...

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

story time, librarian and children

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

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

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...

story time, librarian and children

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...

Music & Movement Storytime

Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun activities to get kids (and adults) up and moving!...

SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2019 – Part 1 and 2, and...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

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 Herring Run Branch on Wednesday, November 16 at 11am for a play date....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Two children look into a microscope

Each week experiment with different materials, and learn about buoyancy, electric charge, and capillary action. For children 3 to 8 years old. This indoor...

5th Grade Fall Home School Session

Online Class Sessions - email registration required Join classes for home schooled students in Grade 5. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop...

11:30am
Virtual Event
6th Grade Fall Home School Session

Online Class Sessions - email registration required Join classes for home schooled students in Grade 6. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Game Time

Come celebrate International Games Month at the Orleans Branch. Join us as we spend an afternoon playing a few old school board games.

Google Drive Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-week series, 6 topics will be discussed: Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google...

2pm
Virtual Event
Craft supplies

Celebrate Autumn and the Harvest by making a Harvest Pumpkin ornament from pipe cleaners and pony beads. Practice fine motor skills and learn the history of...

Table Top Gaming with Ian

Come play a fun and active RPG adventure with Game Master Ian. Supplies will be provided for all participants.

a sugar skull

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection, Furia, join Creative Alliance's Artesans to celebrate Latinx culture! Sugar skulls and sugar art has been...

Forget Me Not Necklaces

The past two years have been filled with growth and loss. Many have found their voice and/or given voices to those who have none. In keeping with the One...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Join us to make leaf hedgehogs! All supplies are provided.

Craft supplies

Children will make and design their own mini cornhole game. Available while supplies last.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Students in grades K-5 are encouraged to join us to explore creative new territory inspired by our most beloved visionary artists, their unusual art-making...

Paper acorn craft

Too many paper bags at home? Not a problem! Grab some and come make cool paper acorn art.

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Enjoy a different craft plus a good snack on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

story time, librarian and children

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...

Masks Channel Energy!

You've seen scary masks at halloween, but have you seen masks that are meant to make you laugh? How about masks that portray your own life? Join...

Board Game Night

Teens and tweens can come out and enjoy a fullfilling board game with their classmates.

Photo of a Chess board sitting over a Sternhalma board.

Join us to complete word and logic puzzles in a group setting. The puzzles will be displayed on a screen, and participants will work together to complete...

Business Development with Truth to Power

This series will introduce young adults (age 14-23 yrs) to the basics of nonprofit and business development, provide direct support for the development of...

Photography Workshop with SHAN Wallace

Learn the basics of a DSLR camera, studio equipment, and composition from a professional photographer. Take some fun photos in a professional studio! This...

Zumbini with Kirsten

We have reached maximum capacity for this program. A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of...

4:30pm
library young woman with books study smile

Digitization projects have made numerous unique materials and documents available to anyone with internet access. Join us to learn about how materials are...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 16