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Monday, July 17

 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...

searching girl with magnifying glass

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...

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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Introduction to Keyboarding, Word and Excel 2019

Keyboarding - Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets Word - Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019

Learn your way around the Excel 2019 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: Select, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columnsLearn everyday tasks such as...

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...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to MS Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2Introduction to MS Excel 2019 – Part 1 and 2Introduction to...

Playdate at the Library

Babies and toddlers can escape the summer heat with enriching play time at the library.

Lunchtime Shut Up & Write

It is an empowering and rewarding experience to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

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Virtual Event
Yoga & Breathing for Beginners

Yoga is an exercise with different poses which helps boost energy, bring flexibility to the joints, and reduces the stress in the body. Breathing exercises...

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...

A Better World with The National Aquarium

Are you interested in arts, crafts, games and helping the environment? If so, join the National Aquarium Henry Hall Fellows and enjoy presentations from...

Movie: Batman Hush

Meet Batman's most sinister nemesis, Hush, in this film based on the critically acclaimed comic arc. 2019 | Rated PG-13 | 1 hr 21 min | Trailer

a variety of craft supplies splayed out across a table

Use plastic beads to create bracelets and keychains decorated with various colors and different letters of the alphabet! You can craft bracelets and...

 Teen Movie Club: Isle of Dogs

In a dystopian future, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy named Atari journeys there to rescue his dog...

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.

Crafternoon: Spin Art

Join us for an afternoon of crafting. Make spin art, and if you are feeling particularly adventurous, you can turn it into a snail

Adult Paint Night

This program is canceled, as the Reisterstown Road branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. Painting for adults is the perfect...

An Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

A 4 part class ABCs of the PCSkill Builders’ WorkshopsIntroduction to Computers and WindowsStaying Safe OnlineParticipants will receive a certificate upon...

Anime Night

Love anime? So do we! Join us while we watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize.

Person's hands knitting

Come join us as we learn the basics of knitting. Librarian Kim will teach the skills you need to make your own wash cloth and hand towel. Each participant...

Maryland History Mingle with @SalvageArc

Registration for this program is required. ID REQUIRED for alcohol consumption. IDs will be checked. Interested in magnet fishing? Wondering what privy...

Poetry Open Mic Night

The Edmondson Avenue Branch is hosting an open mic poetry reading. We invite participants to bring their original poems and share them with the community!...

Monday, July 17