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Thursday, September 15

3D Printing at Govans

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

searching girl with magnifying glass

It's back to school season and the Brooklyn Branch is ready to meet all your learning needs for the new school year! Discover the abundance of different...

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...

National Hispanic Heritage Month Fact Find

Learn about Hispanic people who have achieved, created, and performed great things through an interactive fact find in the Southeast Anchor Library.

Phys-kits

"Physics" is more than a heavy word, it is the way we interact with the world. Luckily, the world is full of wonder for us to explore! Join us as we...

A chalkboard with 3 clouds and a light bulb indicating a thought turning into an idea.

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch to participate in a library-themed scavenger hunt for Library Card Sign-Up Month and win a prize!

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 our favorite animes!...

Take & Make: Back to School Pencil Craft

Celebrate going back to school with an adorable pencil-shaped popsicle craft. Ideal for young children, this simple craft will help celebrate the early...

Take & Make: Back-to-School Agamograph!

Create a work of art that changes as you move! After you design and color your agamograph, you can fold it in just the right way to create an optical...

Take & Make: Baseball Glove Card

September is National Little League month and this fun craft is sure to be a home run. Write yourself a message or give it as a gift! All you need is some...

Potted succulent craft

Create your own potted succulent craft that will look great in your home without any upkeep. This take & make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch...

Take & Make: Fall Craft Stick Decorations

Pick up supplies to make a crow, harvest corn, and a scarecrow using craft sticks and other craft supplies. This take & make kit will be available at the...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Make your own fall leaf suncatcher! This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch during the month of September on a first-come,...

Leaf suncatcher

Celebrate the Autumn season with our Leaf Suncatcher take & make! Gather colorful leaves from outside and use the pieces of our take & make to create a cool...

Take & Make: Mindfulness Kit

Even young children can explore different ways to practice mindfulness through fun, easy crafts and activities that focus on breath and attention. This take...

Scarecrow Diamond Painting Kit

Receive a scarecrow diamond painting kit when you borrow a book on libraries or a book that takes place in a library to celebrate Library Card Sign...

Woven blue and gold coaster with white fringe

Create a beverage coaster using a weaving loom, yarn, and the tools provided. This take & make kit will be available from the Forest Park Branch during the...

Take and Make: Decorate Your Own Journal

To celebrate National Self-Care Awareness Month, visit the Waverly Branch to recieve a DYO journal kit when you check out a non-fiction book on self-care or...

Teen Craft: Zine Making!

Bring home and create different arts and crafts from the Govans Branch! Availalbe while supplies last on a first-come, first-served basis. See a librarian...

MOED Community Job Hubs

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) Community Job Hubs partner with community organizations and bring Career Development Facilitators (CDF)...

Rambling Readers

Join a novel walking book club that covers more than novels! Come as we share whatever book we are reading or listening to lately to share passions,...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

This Take & Make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch during the month of September on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

collection of board games

Unplug and enjoy some retro card and board games every Thursday.

Cell Phone Basics (Android and iPhone)

Whether you have an Android or iPhone, learn to download and use built-in applications (apps). Class participants will learn how to use and setup emergency...

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. A craft will follow storytime. For families with...

Gmail Basics

Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, send attachments, and create, delete, and move messages...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

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 and parent playtime

Explore textures, colors, and sounds with toys and pretend play in this hour of fun for children in developmental ages 2-5 and their grown-ups.

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...

hands on an old typewriter

PLEASE NOTE: AS OF SEPTEMBER 6 THIS SESSION HAS SHIFTED TO THURSDAYS. THERE IS A NEW ZOOM LINK TOO. It is an empowering and rewarding experience. to write...

12pm
Virtual Event
creative art abstract painting watercolor

In this intermediate alcohol ink workshop, you will create some simple abstract landscapes. Introduction to alcohol inks or experience using alcohol inks is...

tech mobile tablet apps

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

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

Teen Movie Time

Join us to watch a movie after school with friends! Movies will alternate and are able to be selected by attendees!

Homework Hour

Get help with homework, research school projects, and learn how to access Brainfuse virtual tutoring.

two young Black children playing chess

Join us in our monthly meet up to learn chess strategies and practice against other players. Players of all abilities and ages are welcome to play!

Jamercise with Ginger

Jamercise is an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance. Come join in person at Cherry Hill or join...

searching girl with magnifying glass

Learn more about the clothes that you wear every day through hands-on activities, including felting, weaving, and dying with natural colors.

Google Drive Series CANCELED

Google Drive Series, September 8 class has been cancelled. In this six week series, the following six topics will be discussed. Participants will need a...

Alcohol Ink Sample

This introduction to painting with alcohol inks is an adult program designed to explore the medium and its free form method. Several techniques and methods...

books stacked on library table

Let's get together and discuss the books we've been reading. Bring a friend!

6pm
Stream Available
Ivan Leshinsky, "Teaming Up"

Ivan Leshinsky will reflect on his life and career, which includes his 37 years as the executive director of the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development. ...

Book Bites: Crying in H Mart

Join us as we discuss Crying in H Mart, a memoir by Michelle Zauner. This program will take place simultaneously in person and via Google Meet. To register...

writing signing paperwork forms

Sometimes life offers experiences that need to be recorded—your first date, wedding day, or the day you started your first job. As part of the world-wide...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 15