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Wednesday, November 9

 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...

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
Nature Harvest Mobile

Celebrate the Harvest Season by crafting a windchime-like mobile using objects and items found in nature while learning about the harvest and how animals...

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.

Adopt a Storyteller: Nothando Zulu

Nothando recreates colorful characters from African and African-American folktales in this lively performance. Witness how stories communicate important...

Bunjo Butler: A Story, A Story - "Talkin' Loud & Sayin' Plenty"

Bunjo, the "West Baltimore African Talkin' Drum," shares interactive stories, songs, myths, games, proverbs, and riddles of the African diaspora. In...

Diane Macklin: Animal Fun Tales

Enjoy lively stories for young listeners and those who are young at heart. In November 2023, the National Association of Black Storytellers hosts their...

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

Join us for stories, movement, songs, and more fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For ages 2-5. All abilities welcome.

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
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...

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!...

Willa Brigham: Storytelling Fun

Stories and songs to make you giggle and wiggle while learning something new. In November 2023, the National Association of Black Storytellers hosts their...

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.

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
One Maryland One Book 2022: What's Mine and Yours

Join other community readers as we discuss this year's One Maryland One Book's selection, Naima Coster's What's Mine and Yours. A limited number of free...

Crafting With Friends

Bring a craft, get those creative juices flowing, and meet new friends. Crafters of all skills and interest welcome.

Peabody at the Library

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

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
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
Nature Harvest Mobile

Celebrate the Harvest Season by crafting a windchime-like mobile using objects and items found in nature while learning about the harvest and how animals...

Table Top Gaming with Ian

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

Craft supplies

Has pumpkin spice gone too far? Put together a pumpkin spice slime concoction to find out! Participants will get to take home the jar of pumpkin spice slime...

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.

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...

Teen Game Night

Join us for a night of gaming. Guests will enjoy videogame favorites on the Wii & Playstation 3. This indoor program has limited spaces and...

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...

Photo of a collection of sporting equipment, including balls and rackets.

Join us to play interactive motion games to encourage movement and have fun. A video game system with motion detection will be used, along with fun and...

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
Writers LIVE! Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s debut work of fiction received critical and popular acclaim when it was released last year. She will join us to discuss the book’s...

Wednesday, November 9