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Saturday, September 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 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: 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...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Make a craft of Mexican origin to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month! Available while supplies last. This take & make kit will be available at the...

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...

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.

Walk-In Tutoring

Free drop-in tutoring service for grades K through 12 in all subjects provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student group. For...

story time, librarian and children

Join the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate OLE Latinx Student Group for bilingual stories, movement, songs, and other fun activities. After reading a story in...

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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Much Ado About Nothing

Presented by Olney Theatre's National Players. War has ended and soldiers return home to forget their sorrows. It looks like love is in the air. Except...

In The Heights film poster

Turn up the volume on your dreams! A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day...

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...

Saturday Family Matinee: Encanto

Get cozy at the library for a Saturday matinee. This program is open to all children ages 12 and younger and their adults. Walk-ins will be accommodated...

Essay writing

Do you wish it was easier for you to write essays? Do you have trouble finishing writing assignments for school? Are you worried about writing that college...

Hanging Macramé

Macramé is a creative knotting technique that can be used to make a variety of things, including jewelry and other decorative items. Learn how to make a...

Saturday, September 24