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Thursday, November 3

 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...

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 our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. A craft will follow storytime. For families with...

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...

Google Apps Basics

(A 2–week on-site class) Participants will use Google Calendar, a free online calendar to share events online. Participants will also use Gmail to create an...

Seagull Mama

In collaboration with Baltimore Sister Cities. Join Kathie diStefano for a journey through the eyes of a seagull mamma who mistakes trash for fish while...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

hands on an old typewriter

Due to the Pratt Library's early closure on December 15th, the session scheduled for December 15th has been canceled. PLEASE NOTE: AS OF SEPTEMBER 6 THIS...

12pm
Virtual Event
baby and parent playtime

Explore textures, colors, and sounds with toys and pretend play in this hour of fun for children in developmental ages 2-5 and their grown-ups.

tech mobile tablet apps

Wondering how to get library materials, such as eBooks and audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of your...

Gmail Basics

Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, and send attachments. Create, delete, and move...

colored pencils creative art drawing

Color and listen to music in a relaxing environment.

a sugar skull

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection, Furia, join Creative Alliance's Artesans to celebrate Latinx culture! During the Day of the Dead...

Family Movie at the Hampden Branch

Join us at the Hampden Branch for an after-school screening of a Disney's Encanto (2020). Bring blankets, pillows, and whatever else you might need for a...

Movie Time at Hamilton

Join us for a kid-friendly movie after school! November 3: The Bad Guys (2022). Rated PG | 1h 40minNovember 17: Detective Pikachu (2019). Rated PG | 1h...

Seagull Mama

In collaboration with Baltimore Sister Cities. Join Kathie diStefano for a journey through the eyes of a seagull mamma who mistakes trash for fish while...

Closeup of two hands holding a video game controller

Come hang out and play video games with your friends on the big screen!

A variety of craft supplies artfully arranged

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch on select Thursdays to create a seasonal craft. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

This workshop series allows participants to express their ideas about community topics through several creative mediums. Young adults (ages 14-23) will be...

Jamercise with Ginger

Due to the Pratt Library's early closure on December 15, the Jamercise with Ginger program scheduled for December 15 is canceled. Jamercise is an exercise...

books stacked on library table

On Thursdays in November, we'll celebrate Picture Book Month by reading a picture book, talking about the story, and doing an activity. No session on...

A child paints

We'll read Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell together, then make our own lift-the-flap books.

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Join CHARM youth editors in a creative writing session inspired by One Book Baltimore's 2022 selection, Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez. The session will...

5pm
Virtual Event
creative art abstract painting watercolor

Create your own original artwork under the direction of an artist. Registration required, call 410-396-6098 to register.

Writers LIVE! Lyle Jeremy Rubin

Lyle Jeremy Rubin, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, will reflect on his military service that resulted in his disillusionment with American foreign...

Thursday, November 3