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Saturday, August 20

Debate Board

Ms. Jackie wants to hear from YOU! Each week a new topic will be posted on the Debate board in the Teen Department. Tell us if you agree or disagree and why....

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...

searching girl with magnifying glass

The world is full of hidden treasures, so grab a binoculars kit and do some exploring. Let us know what your favorite find was! Adult supervision is...

Take & Make: Choose Your Own Adventure Crafting

Choose one of several craft projects to complete at home, or ask for a custom combination of supplies to create your own design. Available...

DIY fossils

Celebrate Dinosaur Day all month long with this fossil making kit! Combine flour, salt and water to create your very own cast, then press items like leaves,...

Take & Make: Host a Family Game Night

Looking for some at-home fun? Host a game night for your family! This take & make includes a game you can create yourself, instructions for other fun group...

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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...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Collect natural wonders to put into a collage, and record your findings in your very own nature diary. This kit is perfect for children ages 3 and up. Your...

Take & Make: Printmaking Kit

Explore a variety of ways to make art using everyday materials in some unusual ways. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from August...

Teen Crafts: Bullet Journal

Bring home and create different arts and crafts from the Govans Branch! While supplies last, first-come, first served. See librarian for details.

Teen Raid Box: Destination Baltimore

Need some trip ideas for the summer? This month's raid box features stay-catation ideas for the Baltimore area. Select from the Art, Adventure or Food...

Together We Are One!

Stop by and join in the fun as we celebrate our diverse heritage! Place sticky notes on the world map to show where your family is from, create your own...

Treasures from the Vault: Babylon to Baltimore

Treasures from the Vault: Babylon to Baltimore is an exhibit highlighting objects that represent different ways information has been captured and conveyed...

Sticker board

Participate in a community-building collaboration. Work together placing stickers on a poster board to reveal a creative masterpiece.

health fitness active

Dance your way to fitness in these free adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short dance and aerobic exercise routines performed to popular...

cover of Finding the Mother Tree

Join us online for a discussion of Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard. "Simard illuminates the fascinating and vital truths: that trees are not...

11am
Virtual Event
books stacked on library table

Join us for a special storytime and craft! After rhyming and reading classic fairytales, we will storyboard our own version of a "fairytale," which we will...

Friends of the Light Street Branch

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

Movie: The Mist (2007)

Survivors are trapped in a grocery store after a strange mist wipes out much of their town. In order to get out of the dire situation alive, they are forced...

A mug with a design of rainbow hands making a heart shape

Come hang out and socialize with fellow LGBTQIA+ teens in a welcoming environment with free snacks, tea, and coffee!

Person holding a video game controller

Adults and seniors will play motion games to encourage movement and interaction. A video game system with motion detection will be used, along with fun and...

Saturday Family Matinee: Hook

Bring the family and get cozy at the library for a Saturday matinee. This program is open to all children ages birth-12 and their adults. Space is limited...

Create a Charcuterie Platter

NOTE: this event was originally scheduled on Saturday, August 20. Impress your guests with the classy skill of charcuterie! Learn how to make a charcuterie...

Saturday, August 20