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Wednesday, December 14

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...

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...

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
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...

Family Storytime

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

In this six week series, five topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to...

Music & Movement Storytime

Family Storytime will resume the week of July 29. Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun...

SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome. Playtime to follow.

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 Washington Village Branch on Wednesday, December 14 at 11am for a...

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....

Children play with Cubetto the robot.

Learn the basics of coding while programming a small robot named Cubetto. This is a screen-free activity for children between the ages of 3 and 7, and their...

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
Crafting With Friends

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

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 Ready Player One.

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
Children play in the snow

Get out of the cold and come craft with us! We will be making delightful sock snowpeople to decorate your homes with this wintry season.

colored pencils creative art drawing

Make your own winter wonderland with popsicle snowflakes. All supplies are provided.

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...

Craft Time

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

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...

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

Wednesday, December 14