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Tuesday, February 1

 3D Printing at Govans

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Baltimore Bird

Pick up a kit to make bird seed treats to put outside for our feathered friends. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from...

Black Egg-cellence Fact Find

In February, there will be facts in eggs hidden throughout the Children's Department about exceptional Black people who contributed to the world of Art,...

Black History Month Book Bundles

This Black History Month, the Hampden branch will be providing specially curated book bundles to help educate and inspire the children in your life. Each...

Coloring Sheets for Adults

Just for Adults! During the month of February, stop by the Washington Village Branch and pick up a coloring sheet to work on in the library or at home....

Interactive Movie Kit: Toy Story

Play along with Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the Toy Story friends with our interactive movie kit. Each kit includes crafts, props, and directions for...

National Wetlands Storytime Kits

Celebrate National Wetland Awareness Day with a storytime kit! Check out wetland-themed books and bring home this kit which includes a craft and a packet of...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Romare Bearden was an incredible African American artist, known especially for his collages. Each kit comes with selected copies of his works along with...

Take & Make: Anime Club Kits

Grab one of our Anime Club kits filled with crafts, games, recipes, and other activites inspired by our favorite animes! Every month has a different theme,...

Orange and red origami hearts

Show yourself some love with our take-home craft kit which has everything you need to make a heart garland celebrating your awesomeness! This take & make...

Take & Make: Bouncy Balls

Create your own Bouncy Ball. Alert: This Take & Make is recommended for children over the age of 6. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans...

Take & Make: Bouquet of Duct Tape Rose Pens

Turn ordinary pens into beautiful roses. Give the final product to someone as a fun Valentine's gift or keep it for yourself! This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Celebrate Dark Chocolate Day

The Clifton Branch is closed until further notice due to maintenance issues. Browse our display of library books with chocolate-themed recipes and activity...

Take & Make: Celebrate Lunar New Year

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us! We'll read a story about the Chinese Zodiac animals and Make a dancing dragon puppet and check out our children's book...

Take & Make: Celebrate Lunar New Year

Celebrate Lunar New Year by making paper lanterns and a dragon craft. This take and make kit will be available at the Patterson Park Branch from February...

art child painting

Celebrate Tell a Fairy Tale Day (February 26) all month long this February! Pick up your Create a Fairy Tale kit and create your very own story using special...

Take & Make: Create a Gift for Someone Special

Decorate a jar with winter stickers and then fill it with treats or hot cocoa mix. Give it as a gift to someone special! This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Create a Gift for Someone Special

Decorate a jar with winter stickers and then fill it with treats or hot cocoa mix. Give it as a gift to someone special! This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Create a Gift for Someone Special

Decorate a jar with winter stickers and then fill it with treats or hot cocoa mix. Give it as a gift to someone special! This take & make kit will be...

STEM STEAM gears

Make your own colorful bouncy ball! Explore chemistry and physics with this easy STEAM activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton...

Take & Make: Design Your Own Black History Month Button

This Black History Month, design your own buttons to celebrate Black history and Black futures. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch...

Take & Make: Draw Your Own Super Hero, Black History Month Edition

Draw your own comics and superheroes using these templates and information sheets about famous Black superheroes to celebrate Black History Month. This...

Take & Make: Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition)

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. This take & make...

Take & Make: Game Night!

To celebrate International Friendship Month, visit the Waverly Branch to pick up a kit that includes a variety of games and a six-sided dice! This take &...

Take & Make: Groundhog Stick Puppet

Make an adorable little groundhog and watch it go in and out of its burrow. Will he see his shadow? The choice is yours! Supplies and instructions...

Take & Make: Kindness Kit

Make a kindness kit with a no-sew hand warmer, yarn art card, and more fun crafts to share with others, or to show kindness to yourself. This take & make...

Take & Make: Mathema-kits

Do you want to prove you know your fractions, decimals, and equations to your teachers? Want to have a little fun doing it? Mathema-kits are full of games...

Take & Make: Snowflake Suncatcher

Make a snowflake-shaped suncatcher that resembles a stained glass window. This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch during the month...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Make your own Lunar New Year lantern to usher in the Year of the Tiger. Each kit will include a list of book recommendations about Lunar New Year. This take...

Take & Make: Yarn Monsters

Create your own yarn monster, then write about it! What’s its name? Where is it from? This take & make kit will be available at the Washington Village...

The Ultimate Black History Month Playlist

In celebration of Black History Month, visit the Waverly Branch and help us compile an audio journey through the history of Black music. Add your favorite...

CASH Campaign FREE TAX PREPARATION

FREE TAX PREPARATION and other helpful financial services Elegibility: Individuals or Families who earned $58,000 or less. APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE...

Black History Month logo with red, yellow, and green swatches on black background

From Fannie Lou Hamer and Joe Louis to Nichelle Nichols and John Lewis, we'll explore the world of civil rights heroes of Black history, present, and...

Black History Photo Archives

To celebrate Black History Month, the Cherry Hill Branch will present four digital photo collections that archive Black American history. Use the provided...

Tolsby Frames to Make DIY Dry Erase Boards

For the month of February the Adult Take and Make kits will be a DIY Dry Erase Board. Even if you have never crafted before, this is an easy and fun project...

Wicker basket filled with several balls of yarn

Are you interested in learning to knit, but looking for an alternative to knitting needles? Give loom knitting, or looming, a try. This loom knitting starter...

Take & Make: Breakup Survival Kit

Going through a breakup or just need an extra dose of self-love? Pick up a Breakup Survival kit featuring fun activities, self-care tips, and book and movie...

Take & Make: Ceramic Heart

For a fun Valentine’s Day craft, show some love for crafting with these DIY Ceramic Hearts! This assortment of ceramic craft supplies features heart shapes...

Take & Make: Valentine's Day Craft Kit

Celebrate your loved ones this Valentine's Day with a craft kit perfect for kids and families! This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch...

Take & Make: Weather Calendar

Learn all about weather by recording observations about the weather each day. Fill in your weather calendar with data or pictures. You can learn more on your...

Black History Month

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up a February teen raid box. This is the perfect box to celebrate Black History Month. Each box contains a...

two banana cat characters smiling in rain

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a special edition of our Anime Club kits for young audiences. We're highlighting Bananya for this Lunar New Year with a...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops,...

10:30am
Virtual Event
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. Learn...

computer keyboard hands

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...

10:30am
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...

Lawyer in the Library

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a few hours each week at the Waverly branch providing brief,...

image of dollar bills

Presenter: Anna Tatro, Grants Collection Specialist Librarian Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in...

1pm
Virtual Event
Creating Brochures and Flyers in Word 2019

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this workshop learners will design a variety of publications: a flier advertising an event and a...

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Google Drive

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required 5 topics will be discussed: In this 5-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: Google Drive, Google...

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Google Drive

5 topics will be discussed: In this 5-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides.

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

Online Class Sessions - Email registration requiredI n this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops,...

2pm
Virtual Event
Beadly Speaking Kidz: Jewelry Making Workshops

All in-person programming at the library in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. As a result, this program series has been postponed. A...

Weekly Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters step-by-step in weekly sessions! Build up a binder of your best drawings and be a real artist! Supplies for the...

3:30pm
Govans
Stream Available
story time, librarian and children

Due to a lack of air conditioning at the Canton Branch, the August 9th session of Family Storytime has been canceled. Stories, movement, songs, and our most...

Get That Job Teens!

Learn how to create (or fine-tune) your resume, even if you have little to no job experience! Create a professional cover letter, and/or practice those...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2,...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, February 1