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Events

Friday, February 4

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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Welcome the Lunar New Year with your very own lion dancer puppet and paper lantern crafts! All supplies are included in the kit. This take & make kit will...

Imagine, design, and build together as a family with this take & make containing construction materials and challenges. This take & make kit will be...

Why does a cardboard box make such a great guitar? Why does a water bottle make beautiful rocket? Answer: Physics. Physics is more than a heavy word, it...

Participate in our Art Explorers program on the go and make a work of art at home. Follow along with a recorded video and keep your one of a kind creation or...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

story time, librarian and children

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

story time, librarian and children

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

story time, librarian and children

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

Friday, February 4