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Monday, December 19

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...

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!

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: 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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

logo for cuples tea house

Get cozy and festive while enjoying samples of teas provided by Cuples Tea House. Available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

Celebrate Kwanzaa

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

Google Drive Series

In this 4-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: Google Drive & Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Learn to use Google Docs is an...

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...

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.

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...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

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

A light bulb lights up inside thinking clouds.

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

Check out the little gnome we made at Roland Park Branch Library.

Add cheer to your home during the holidays by making your own little gnome.

Snow

Time is ticking as kids build a snowman using oobleck, a non-Newtonian fluid that stays solid when pressure is applied, but turns liquid as soon as the...

A snowflake

A creative approach to create realistic snowflake replicas or your own crafty snowflake. This program will get students to think creatively about the science...

Two sock snowmen sit next to each other.

Celebrate winter by making a snowman using a sock and rice.

Created and designed by me Tracy Cotay

Teens are welcome to decorate crafts such as cutting boards or ornaments to get their home ready for winter festivities. Space is limited. Please RSVP to...

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in...

gold stars generic special

Join us to learn about Astronomy concepts and space in a unique environment. The whole family can enjoy the heavens above with bright stars illuminating the...

Meet the Author!  Joseph Norris, III

Joseph Norris, III will join us to discuss his book, They Are Always Watching. He hails from a small enclave called Cherry Hill in the southern part of...

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

Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand...

6pm
Virtual Event

Monday, December 19