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Saturday, August 19

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...

Pirate Joke Scavenger Hunt

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

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 pages of construction paper with curled edges.

Iris Folding is a versatile paper crafts that can be fun for all ages, and can involve designs from the very basic to complex and detailed. Using provided...

Planets in the sky

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a DIY paper rocket! Get all the materials you need to make a straw rocket and do some experimenting to see how far you...

Take & Make: Summer Treat Magnet Craft

These sweet treat magnet crafts celebrate summer fun and make a cool project for any summer day.

Strong Schools Maryland Presents: Tour for Maryland's Future - Baltimore

Join Strong Schools Maryland at the Central Library to: learn more about the Blueprint for Maryland's Future and how it impacts your school...

story time, librarian and children

Join the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate OLE Latinx Student Group for bilingual stories, movement, songs, and other fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh,...

Chess for Beginners with The Board Room Chess

Calling elementary and middle-school-aged students who want to learn to play chess. Join us throughout the summer to learn the game and practice your skills.

Friends of the Light Street Branch

Monthly meeting of the Friends. Please attend and be a Friend! All newcomers welcome to show your support of your local library.

cover of Babel

Join us for a discussion of Babel by R.F. Kuang. This program has a hybrid format. Participate either in person or on Zoom. "Traduttore, traditore: An act...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Baltimore Brewing Day: with Peabody Heights Brewery, Salvage Arc, and Baltimore Museum of Industry

Welcome to the first annual Baltimore Brewing Day! This program is presented by Peabody Heights Brewery and Salvage Arc, in partnership with the Enoch Pratt...

Painting With Alcohol Inks

Explore free-flowing and vibrant alcohol inks to make one-of-a-kind artwork. Facilitated by local artist Esta Baker. All supplies are provided by the...

Knot Just Knitting

Bring your project to our yarn-craft circle to get tips and ideas, or just come to hang out with other crafters. Meets every first and third Saturday, and...

Several dice of different numbers of sides- such as 10, 8, 6, and 12- and various colors

Ready your imagination and your dice for a tabletop roleplaying game adventure, or try out a card or board game. Character sheets and dice are provided.

National Honey Bee Day

Celebrate National Honey Bee Day with us by making Honey bee paper weights.

Saturday Matinee Movie Series

Join us for an afternoon revisiting classic books that have been made into movies. If you'd like to read the book before the viewing we will be showing: To...

a variety of craft supplies splayed out across a table

Explore the craft of origami. Create your own paper vase that can be used to display/hold a variety of items.

Saturday, August 19