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Tuesday, December 13

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...

Image of a gavel with a Maryland flag background.

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a couple of hours at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch providing...

Soul of the Butterfly: Chicory Magazine & Baltimore's Black Arts Activism Exhibit

Can art be activism? Can a poem make a difference? In the 1960s, Black writers in Baltimore said, "yes" in the pages of Chicory, a poetry magazine published...

Close-up image of a red holiday ornament hanging from a frosted pine tree, a winter sky blurred in the background

This Take & Make is simple yet perfect for all the winter months and beyond. The kit includes all you need to create a rustic snowman ornament that can be...

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: 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,...

Six coloring page ornaments sitting on a table.

Create unique and festive ornaments at home. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from December 1-31 on a first come, first...

Take & Make: Crystal Snowflake

This event has been canceled. Discover the science of how crystals are formed in this STEAM-based Take & Make that includes all you need to create your very...

image of glass mason jars

This Take & Make kit can be used as a gift or just a fun way to decorate for the winter holiday season! One kit per person while supplies last upon check out.

blue line art of a snowflake

Need a card for a family or friend? Pick up a Take & Make kit with all the supplies needed to make two embroidered snowflake cards.

Paper Reindeer

Pick up supplies to make a 3D construction paper reindeer at home.

Crafts

Stop by the Hampden Branch to pick up this un-bear-ably cute winter-themed Take & Make! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch during...

Crafts

Celebrate the season with an easy take home snowflake craft. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Light Street Branch from December 12-17 on a...

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: "I AM" Buttons!

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...

The Pratt's Winter Windows

Celebrate the holiday season with us! Starting December 1, we're unveiling our annual Winter Windows, a series of festive and joyful installations in our...

1st Grade Fall Home School Session

Online Class Sessions - email registration required Join classes for homeschooled students in Grade 1. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop...

10am
Virtual Event
Free Private HIV and Hep-C Testing

The Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Disease and Nursing Innovation (CIDNI) is offer free HIV and Hep-C testing for individuals in a private setting.

Poinsettia Flowerpot Craft Kit

Bring a splash of color indoor for the winter with this poinsettia flowerpot craft kit. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

Gmail Basics

The session of Gmail Basics scheduled for October 11th is canceled. Online Class Sessions - email registration required Participants will use Google to...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Musical Storytelling

Join the Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra for a musical story and an introduction to the world of classical music.

SeniorTec Series

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Create a Gmail account using Google, and learn...

2nd Grade Fall Home School Session

Online Class Sessions - email registration required Join classes for homeschooled students in Grade 2. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish. Come ready to move and have fun together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities...

Peabody at the Library

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

3rd Grade Fall Home School Session

Online Class Sessions - email registration required Join classes for home schooled students in Grade 3. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this six part series, three topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2019 – Part 1 and 2, and...

B-360

Students are invited to participate in this FREE afterschool workshop to learn a unique take on science, technology, engineering, and math concepts,...

Stop Smoking with Tobacco Free Baltimore

Tobacco Free Baltimore is part of the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD), connecting smokers on the journey to be smoke free with patches and...

 Manga Drawing Lessons - Online!

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters step-by-step in bi-weekly, online sessions! Build up a sketchbook of drawings to become a real artist! Supplies...

3pm
Virtual Event
DIY No Sew Pouch

Winter is coming, so why not be stylish? Visit the Roland Park Branch to make your own no sew pouch for that special occasion or something to hold your knick...

Level Up! Video Game Club

Are you a gamer? Hamilton's video game club is a great place to show off! Join everyone after school to play a variety of games available.

Snowflake Painting

Join us and celebrate winter by making a unique snowflake using crayon-resist and watercolor paints!

Craft Time

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

One Book Baltimore: Art Journaling

Teens will discuss One Book Baltimore's 2022 selection Furia by Yamile Saied Mendez and create intuitive art reflecting the themes of the book.

Winter Crafts

Come to the Orleans Street Branch, pick your winter craft, and create with Ms. Kim.

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 Alliance's Artesanas: Corn Husk Art

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection, Furia, join Creative Alliance's Artesanas to celebrate Latinx culture! Corn is a staple food and common...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this six part series, three topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2019 – Part 1 and 2, and...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Join us in the African American Department for an in-person presentation as Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Writers LIVE! Nicole Fabricant

Nicole Fabricant will explore how elevated industrial toxic emissions at the South Baltimore Peninsula have impacted the health and well being of the area’s...

Tuesday, December 13