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Wednesday, November 2

 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...

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...

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
MOED Community Job Hubs

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) Community Job Hubs partner with community organizations and bring Career Development Facilitators (CDF)...

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...

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...

Gmail Basics

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages,...

10:30am
Virtual Event
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!...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Get ready for creative play as we explore colors and art techniques in this program that's perfect for children in developmental ages 3-7 and their...

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 Waverly Branch on Wednesday, November 2 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....

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
Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats

Presented by Diane Macklin. Enjoy marvelous tales of unlikely heroes that defy the impossible through kindness, friendship, and courage. Groups of 5 or...

Table Top Gaming with Ian

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

Which Was Better? Book vs. Movie series

On this early release movie day, tweens and teens will vote on on which adaptation they prefer - the book or the movie. This month's film is The Hate U Give.

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
Latino altar made from scratch

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection, Furia, join Creative Alliance's Artesans to celebrate Latinx culture! Celebrate life and new beginnings!...

Hands holding colorful rocks.

Join Port Discovery at a Port-to-Port pop up at the Herring Run Branch! Challenge yourself and your friends to see how you can you can stack and build with...

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 crafts colorful construction paper

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

Created and designed by me Tracy Cotay

Teens will receive a soccer ball and place positive, self healing words on the ball for them to keep as a momento to encourage them to not give up. In...

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...

Forest Park Anime Club

Love Anime? Join the Forest Park Anime Club as we watch, craft, and play games based on your new and favorite animes.

Manga Club

Join us for manga discussions and anime show reviews. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is required. To register, please call...

Latino altar made from scratch

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection, Furia, join Creative Alliance's Artesanas to celebrate Latinx culture! Celebrate life and new beginnings!...

Writers LIVE! Linda Pastan & Shelley Puhak

Award-winning poets Linda Pastan (Almost an Elegy: New and Selected Poems) and Shelley Puhak (Harbinger: Poems) will read from their latest poetry...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 2