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Wednesday, December 7

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...

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

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...

Music & Movement Storytime

This program is canceled until further notice. 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
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...

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 Orleans Street Branch on Wednesday, December 7 at 11am for a play...

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
Adult Bingo

A fun way to discover your library! Join us for an afternoon of fun and prizes. This program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended. To...

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
a ceiling installation of stained glass windows in vibrant colors

Join Port Discovery at a Port-to-Port pop up at the Hamilton Branch! Go back to a time when stories were written in glass and discuss where we still see the...

Table Top Gaming with Ian

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

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...

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.

Magic of the Sea

Performed by Arianna Ross. The poetry of the sea, the myths of the past, and fairy tales of the underwater world capture our hearts with the bright oranges...

White ceramic mug with small floral design holding a black sharpie marker.

Need a mug for your hot chocolate? Want to make a gift for a family member or friend? Come decorate mugs with us at the Hampden Branch Library! Draw some fan...

Winter craft cutout materials, crayons and scissors.

Calling all cold weather architects! Join us to build your best gingerbread house.

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...

Envision Boards

Teens and tweens can create a vision board using pictures from magazines to help them to envision their journey in life.

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 7