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Wednesday, August 23

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.

Take and Make: Pine Cone Critters

Pick up supplies to make animal friends using felt and pine cones. This Take & Make kit will be available on a first come, first served basis, while...

baby and parent playtime

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

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...

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...

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Creating a Budget in Microsoft Excel 2019

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

story time, librarian and children

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...

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...

story time, librarian and children

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...

story time, librarian and children

Join us for stories, movement, songs, and more fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For ages 2-5. All abilities welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019

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

computer keyboard hands

ABCs of the PCSkill Builders’ WorkshopsIntroduction to Computers and WindowsClass Prerequisite Recommendation – None.

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!...

Stories + Dance = JOY

This program has been postponed to August 30 at 10:30am. We apologize for the inconvenience. Join choreographer, dancer, and educator Kelly King in a...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and...

10:30am
Virtual Event
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

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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

baby and parent playtime

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

Pinata Making Workshop / Piñatas con las Artesanas

Join the Artesanas, an award-winning and 2017 Best of Baltimore folkloric group of talented women at the Creative Alliance, to learn how to make a...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

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...

STEAM Wednesdays

Each week, you will learn something new about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math while creating and experimenting with various materials....

Future Makers: Electric Vehicles

Build an electric car that can zip and zoom! Assemble axles and bearings on an adjustable platform, using unique connectors and lightweight materials. Then,...

Make Your Own Earbud Case

Create your own earbud case using Perler beads, parchment paper, and an iron.

Microsoft Excel 2019, Intermediate

Participants will put formulas to Work (AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, COUNTIF, SUMIF, AVERAGEIF). Create formulas for Margin and Price, Show/Hide Formulas and Test...

Solar-Powered Zoetrope Workshop

Zoetropes are primitive pre-film devices that create the illusion of motion when a sequence of images are spun at a high speed. The zoetropes we are making...

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.

Digital Vision Board

Create a digital vision board for the upcoming school year to set goals and picture accomplishing them!

Teen Writing Club

Release your inner poet! Join us for a fun, relaxing session of free writing. We'll look at different forms of poetry, explore writing styles, and give...

Treasure Map and Quest

There's treasure at the library! Come to the Herring Run Branch to make your own treasure map, and search for clues to find the treasure!

story time, librarian and children

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...

tech mobile tablet apps

Cancelled for Wednesday, August 16th Are you getting frustrated with your phone, tablet, or other mobile device? Swiping and tapping your screen not...

Wednesday, August 23