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Wednesday, August 24

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...

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....

Games @ Govans

Play your favorite games or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice and card games available in the Govans branch!

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...

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...

writing signing paperwork forms

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...

computer keyboard hands

You can become a certified professional flagger in four hours with this class. Learn proper flagger operations, signals, and procedures in the first three...

Sticker board

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

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

10:30am
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...

story time, librarian and children

The Govans Branch is currently closed due to lack of air conditioning. As such, storytime is canceled on Wednesday, July 6 and Saturday, July 9. Stories,...

Family Storytime

Family Storytime is postponed until the air conditioning is fixed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun...

story time, librarian and children

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...

story time, librarian and children

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...

Introduction to Google Drive Series

In this 6-week series, 6 topics will be discussed: Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Google Meet. Class...

Mr. Jon and his pal George the Monkey

Join multiple Parents' Choice Award winner Mr. Jon for a concert for the whole family! This musical comedy show will have everyone dancing and laughing...

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
Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Digital Drop-In

Wondering how to get library materials, such as e-books and e-audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of...

Musical Storytelling

Join the Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra for a musical story and an introduction to the world of classical music.

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....

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....

bubbles

Due to lack of air conditioning at the Hamilton Branch, this program has been canceled for August 10. Let’s get outside and explore! We will mix our own...

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,...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

In this 3-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

STEM STEAM gears

Build, program, and design anything you can imagine in this hour of open-ended exploration and making. Strawbees, a Make-do kit, Ozobots, and Snap Circuits...

computer keyboard hands

Drop-in assistance for jobseekers. Need to refresh your resume, make a career change, or apply for a job online? Let us help!

Coloring for Relaxation

Join us to listen to music, color, and unwind! Coloring sheets of varying complexities will be provided for participants of all ages and skill levels.

Crafty Wednesday

Make a different craft every Wednesday at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch!

Bubble Dance Party

Shake out your sillies with fun songs and a room full of bubbles!

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,...

4:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, August 24