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Tuesday, July 11

 Exhibit: The Art and Preservation of Resistance: The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection

The Pratt Library's exhibit, The Art & Preservation of Protest, honors Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection and consists of hundreds of...

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...

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How well do you know your library? Are you ready to go on a book scavenger hunt? Come to the Walbrook branch, grab a scavenger hunt flyer, find all the books...

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...

Ocean Joke Scavenger Hunt

Find the answer to the ocean joke hidden in the children's area to win a prize. One prize per child, while supplies last.

searching girl with magnifying glass

Who said STEM has to stop when the school year ends? Visit the Roland Park branch and explore within the library. Pick up your bingo card from the Teen...

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...

Take & Make Grab Bag!

Take and Makes galore! A variety of take & makes are available to take home, from scratchboard art to blackout poetry and more!

Photo of a pink ball of yarn, a metal tapestry needle, a square of plastic canvas, and a pair of scissors with red handles.

Create your own pencil box using plastic canvas pieces and yarn. Mix and match colors and patterns to create your own unique design. All materials are...

A bead lizard made in the colors of the rainbow LGBTQ+ Pride flag

Celebrate your LGBTQ+ pride all year round with a clip-on rainbow bead lizard! This kit contains everything you need to create your very own plastic bead...

Take & Make: Paper Strip Ice Cream Cone

All the ice cream fun without the mess! These awesome craft kits include the materials needed to create beautiful paper ice cream cones. Young crafters will...

Take & Make: Recycled Bee

Pick up supplies to make a bee out of recycled materials. This Take & Make kit will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

Oriole bird perched on branch

Welcome the cardinals, the chickadees, the finches, and more to your yard with a bird feeder made from recyclable materials. This Take & Make kit will be...

idea chalkboard thinking

Kids show off their knowledge of current events with our weekly news quiz. Try the quiz, and get a treat!

Building Family Relation Development Workshop

This informative event will help parents strengthen and repair family relationships. Parents will discover how to overcome resentment to rebuild trust...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Come in all month to celebrate World Watercolor Month. Look at picture books that use the medium to tell their stories and paint your very own watercolor.

abacus with colored numbers and operations

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us every other month! Take & Make...

Boba tea in rainbow cups against a black background

Do you love boba tea? Come grab a make-your-own boba kit at the Hampden Branch Library to make your own version of this delicious treat at home. Available...

Morning Movie Matinee: Creed III

After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy,...

Explore with Wildlife Adventures

Join Wildlife Adventures to learn about animals and how to be a friend to animals and the world around us.

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...

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019

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....

SeniorTec Series

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Create a Gmail account using Google. Learn...

Talk with Your Hands

Create stories through Indian Classical Dance. Stomp it out, clap out beats and express it with this ancient technique in present-day. This multilingual...

yoga group stretching

It's no secret how good it is to move and exercise as we age. Yoga is a breath-based practice that combines movement in unison with our breath. It is truly...

American Sign Language 101

Interested in learning American Sign Language? Join the EFPL and the Hearing and Speech Agency of Baltimore for this 10 week course to learn the basics of...

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...

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 Cherry Hill Branch providing brief,...

Side view of teen girl holding a camera up to take a picture of something above.

**Registration is closed for the Lit Future Summer Camp and the HeARTworks program. If you are on the waiting list for either program, stay tuned for a...

Pieces of sidewalk chalk on a sidewalk

Love to draw? Love to be creative? Come out to the Orleans Street Branch as we decorate the back sidewalk using puffy sidewalk paint.

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

In this 4-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PCSkill Builders’ WorkshopsIntroduction to Computers and Windows Staying Safe...

Colorful paperclips on a mirror background

Come to the Hampden Branch to make cute jewelry for yourself or your loved ones. Get creative and show off your artistic skills by making this fun craft.

Typing Club

Ever wished you could be a faster typer? Play an online typing game and win prizes!

Children's Library Bingo

Join us for a fun afternoon of fun and prizes! Learn library skills and discover your library while playing "Library Bingo".

colored pencils creative art drawing

Come to the Walbrook Branch and join us for an afternoon of crafts! Every week will be a different craft.

Manga Drawing Lessons - In-Person!

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...

two teen boys playing video games

Hangout with your friends and play multiplayer games like Smash Brothers and Mario Kart!

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,...

Writers LIVE! Steven Lee

The Story of Mr. Thomas Carney is the first book on a Maryland African American military man of the Revolutionary War. A free Black enlistee from the...

Tuesday, July 11