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Tuesday, March 7

3D Printing

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Dive into fun with ocean-themed gamesin the children's department of the Hampden Branch Library. We'll have a variety of board games, card games, and puzzles...

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Design Your Own Bookmark

Throughout the month of March, visit the Hampden Branch and make your own bookmarks! Bring a little joy to assigned school reading by making a bookmark to...

Flower Paint-by-Number

Learn to paint like the masters! Paint your own flower art with this take-home craft kit. This paint-by-numbers project comes with everything you need to...

Games at 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...

hands on a globe

This program is canceled as the Forest Park Branch will be closed for renovation beginning September 2, 2023. "Physics" is more than a heavy word, it is...

SAT Free Take-Away Study Kit

This free study kit is available for all high school students and other people applying to college. It includes a free practice book and an information pack...

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...

Scissors, colored pencils, glue, and a ruler on top of construction paper

The cup-and-ball game has entertained children and adults for over 700 years. You swing a ball attached to a piece of string into a cup. Over and over and...

Journal

Design a journal that's as unique as you are. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during the month of March on a first...

Take & Make: Glass Bead Crabs

Take home supplies and instructions to make little crabs out of glass beads and pipe cleaners

Take & Make: Glitter Fish Mosaic Craft Kit

Use self-adhesive foam pieces to make a tropical fish to use as a decoration. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from March 1-25...

Take & Make: Herbal Bath Satchels

Make your own botanical satchel for a relaxing and soothing bath. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch during the month...

Fish in the middle of coral

Celebrate Read to Reef by creating your own mason jar aquarium! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Wind Chimes

Create your own wind chime! All needed materials will be provided. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch during the month of March...

Teen Tech Week 2023 Celebration Kit

In celebration of Teen Tech Week 2023, teens are invited to pick up Teen Tech Week Celebration kits, which include optical illusion bookmarks, wind-up robots...

1st Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

10am
Virtual Event
Mary Had a Little Plan - Imagination Celebration 2024 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

Computer Class: Microsoft Word Part 1

Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class participants will learn to use the spelling and grammar feature....

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, five topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop Introduction to Computers/Windows...

2nd Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Coffee & Conversation

Join us for coffee, conversation and camaraderie that includes tips on interpersonal relationships, effective communication, improving mood, self-awareness...

Image of a gavel with a Maryland flag background.

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a couple of hours at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch providing...

An assortment of Mah-Jongg tiles

Come play a friendly game of Mah-Jongg! This is a free play session and no instruction will be provided. This program has limited spaces and...

3rd Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Gmail Basics

Participants will create a Gmail account. Learn to: compose, send and retrieve messagessend attachmentscreate, delete, and move messages into...

Manga Drawing Lessons - IRL!

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters step-by-step in weekly, in-house sessions! Build up a sketchbook of drawings to become a real artist! Supplies...

A pink potholder, a pile of cotton bands in multiple colors, and an orange loom potholder loom holding a weaving project.

Learn how to weave your own unique potholder! Patterns and supplies will be provided, no registration required.

Writing Club

Are you a teen or tween with a story to tell or a poem in your heart? Join Writing Club, where you can write with a group of other writers and creators,...

BIG Game Day

Play a trivia game on a giant gameboard and have big time fun!

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...

Make It! Knitting & Crochet

Have you ever wanted to knit or crochet? Learn from a local Fiber Artist.

Music & Movement Storytime

Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music- and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun activities to get kids (and adults) up and moving!...

Writers LIVE! Frederick Leiner

Historian and attorney Frederick Leiner will recount the efforts of the American government to free 307 sailors and marines who were taken as prisoners of...

Tuesday, March 7