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Saturday, September 17

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...

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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.

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...

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...

Rubics cubes

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: 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...

microphone

Imagine an audiovisual memoir. It's a narration of personal history shared with a stranger (you). What do you make of such an intimate artifact? How do you...

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.

Tiny Art Show

Create an art piece to be displayed at the Govans Branch. Participants can keep the artwork after the exhibition period has ended. Art will displayed from...

baby and parent playtime

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

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...

Image of a person stretching on a chair

This program has been canceled. Chair yoga is a gentle seated practice that promotes flexibility and balance. We'll incorporate breathwork with gentle...

Friends of the Light Street Branch

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

Opera on the Avenue Preview

Join Opera Baltimore for a performance and presentation inspired by African-American opera singer Anne Wiggins Brown, the first Bess in Gershwin’s iconic...

part of cover of Bel Canto

Join us online for a discussion of Bel Canto by Ann Patchett. Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday...

11am
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.

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!

Jordan Goodman

Musician and psychotherapist Jordan Goodman of Beatwell leads this fun community building experience which offers tools to reduce stress and anxiety.

Fabulous Fibers: The Chemistry of Fabrics

This program has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Join Dr. Rose from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society and...

Cover of Olga Dies Dreaming

Read and discuss Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez. Set against the backdrop of New York City in the months surrounding the most devastating hurricane...

Opera on the Avenue Preview

Join Opera Baltimore for a performance and presentation inspired by African-American opera singer Anne Wiggins Brown, the first Bess in Gershwin’s iconic...

Seasonal Wellness for Modern Living: Autumn Edition

Learn ways to address common seasonal health concerns in the third of our four part series with two integrative health experts. Participants will walk away...

The Govans Library 100th Birthday Concert

Come celebrate the 100th birthday of the Govans Library! Enjoy a musical concert in our grassy backyard featuring The Hunt Valley Jazz Ensemble at 2 pm....

Movie: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Films at Herring Run: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness The enigmatic sorcerer Dr. Stephen Strange returns to unravel the mysteries and...

Saturday, September 17