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Monday, December 5

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...

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...

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...

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...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2019 – Part 1 and 2, and...

Chair Yoga

Discover the benefits of chair yoga. Increase your flexibility, balance & coordination while calming your mind. All abilities welcome. Facilitated by retired...

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.

Lunchtime Shut Up & Write

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...

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!

A close-up of books arranged vertically on their spines, showing their pages from a bird's eye view

Join us at the Edmondson Branch to decorate the shelves of the teen space using reclaimed and decoarted bookends. This activity will invite teens to paint...

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
Friends of the Hamilton Branch Library

Monthly meeting of the Friends. Please attend and be a Friend! All newcomers welcome.

Writers LIVE! Sam Quinones

THIS PROGRAM IS CANCELED. Bestselling author and former Los Angeles Times reporter Sam Quinones will discuss the rise of synthetic drugs such as fentanyl...

Monday, December 5