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Saturday, November 19

 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...

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...

phys-kits

Physics is more than a heavy word, it is the way we interact with the world. Luckily, the world is full of wonder for us to explore! Join us as we experiment...

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...

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...

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 Govans Branch on Saturday, November 19 at 10:30am for a play date....

health fitness active

Dance your way to fitness in these free adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short dance and aerobic exercise routines performed to popular...

Drag Queen Story Hour

This event has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Join D'Manda Martini on Saturday, November 19 at 11am for Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH)...

Friends of the Light Street Branch

Monthly meeting of the Friends. Please attend and be a Friend! All newcomers welcome.

cover of Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah

Join us for a discussion of Paradise by Absulrazak Gurnah. This program has a hybrid format. Participate either in person or on Zoom. "From the Nobel Prize...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Image shows a background of rolled sheets of paper in red and yellow, and over the surface is another image of the earth with three arrows in green, yellow and red signifying recycling.

Upcycling is a fantastic way to make fancy, chic, or rustic DIY decor for the holidays. This in-person craft will invite participants to decorate and...

A mug with a design of rainbow hands making a heart shape

Come hang out and socialize with fellow LGBTQIA+ teens in a welcoming environment with free snacks, tea, and coffee!

'Crankie' Storytelling with Katherine Fahey

Join the Fine Arts & Music Department in welcoming Baltimore artist Katherine Fahey for a unique performance of shadow puppet 'crankies.' Crankies are...

Govans Branch Front

Create your own unique napkin for your dining table. Space is limited, please call 410-396-6098 to register.

Elvis (2022) poster

A look at the life of the legendary rock and roll star, Elvis Presley. Rated: PG-13 Runtime: 159min

Peabody at the Library

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

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...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

An artist teaches adults to paint step by step. All supplies provided.

STEM STEAM gears

Make and decorate a festive wreath to take home.

yellow and red leaves being held in someone's hands

Add a botanical design to a basic tea towel using real leaves as stamps. Some leaves will be provided, but participants are encouraged to collect and bring...

Saturday, November 19