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Monday, November 7

 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...

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...

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...

Google Apps Basics

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

Kucha Brownlee & Baba Tony: Jumpin' Jambalaya

A little of this, a little of that--diverse stories with lots of audience participation. In November 2023, the National Association of Black Storytellers...

Vanora Legaux: Participation Stories for the Very Young

Stories for children that will inspire them to join in songs and chants and act out parts of the story. In November, the National Association of Black...

computer keyboard hands

It is an empowering and rewarding experience to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

12pm
Virtual Event
Yoga and Breathing for Beginners

Yoga is an exercise with different poses which helps boost energy, bring flexibility to the joints, and reduces the stress in the body. Breathing exercises...

Momma B: Whimsy & Wisdom

Momma B shares wisdom and joy through a variety of folktales and family stories. In November 2023, the National Association of Black Storytellers hosts...

A light bulb lights up inside thinking clouds.

Join us and try out the engineering process with four different challenges!

Teen Crafts!

Create different arts and crafts at the Govans Branch with a variety of supplies!

Healing Circles by Healing Youth Alliance

Join us for a discussion with Healing Youth Alliance ambassadors. The ambassadors will cover a wide range of topics regarding social and emotional health,...

A pile of LEGO blocks

Join other LEGO® enthusiasts in answering a challenge, building your own masterpiece, and hearing about STEM books to help take your engineering skills to...

Fusion Art

Teens are invited to experss themselves by fusing and creating designs with Perler beads. This program is available while supplies last.

Janice Curtis Greene: Fun with African Folktales

Join the Official Griot for the State of Maryland, Janice Curtis Greene, for a program of interactive stories featuring fun, songs and more. Children will...

Several children reach into the frame to dip paintbrushes into paint.

Show off your creativity and have fun! This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended. To register, please call the Reisterstown...

Queen Nur: Sweet Potato Pie & Such

A flavorful seasoning of tales from the African and African American Oral Tradition that will ground you in tradition, butter you up with joy and...

TAHIRA: The Gift of Story

TAHIRA is a storyteller, musician, vocalist, songwriter and spoken word artist whose high-energy performances delight listeners of all ages. She delivers...

image of the words "Book Club" in large woodcut blocks.

One of the best trends to emerge from the comic book world is the way comic book writers and artists take classic literature and adapt them into the graphic...

Getting the garden ready for winter.

Putting the Garden to Bed How to clean garden plots and tools so they will be ready for another gardening season in the spring.

Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

6pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register through Eventbrite here. Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing,...

6pm
Virtual Event
Brown Lecture Series: April Ryan

In-person tickets are SOLD OUT. White House correspondent April Ryan will profile Black women who are working to change America’s social and political...

Monday, November 7