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This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Toddler Time 2.0

All Day 9/25 - 11/24
Glen Burnie Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Do you have a toddler and need ideas for keeping them busy? Do you miss attending Toddler Time at the library? Ms. Jessica and Ms. Julie have a great way to entertain your little one! Sign up for the Toddler Time 2.0 email list and they will send you...
This event is in the "All" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All
Program Type: Bilingual, Health & Wellness, Hispanic/Latino Interest, Storytimes
Event Details:
A StoryWalk® is an interactive way to read a story and enjoy the outdoors at the same time. The picture book, Penguin on Vacation by Salina Yoon, is displayed on signs posted along a 0.3 mile ADA accessible trail and is available ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Power of the Black Vote: Annual Symposium

10:00am - 1:00pm
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: African American Interest
Event Details:
This event is being hosted by our friends at the Banneker-Douglass Museum Join historians, artists, and educators to explore the history of African Americans and the vote in the State of Maryland. This virtual experience includes: A virtual ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Family Storytime

Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills.

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Join us for a scary good time! Music, books, and more! Costumes are optional! ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

SERC Science to Go: All About DNA

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 786
Event Details:
Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) to learn about DNA in this virtual program! Meet SERC molecular ecologist Dr. Katrina Lohan, take a virtual tour of her lab to get a closer look at how she studies DNA...and conduct a rea...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Facebook Live: Let's Vote Storytime

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
In honor of early voting and election day, today's storytime is all about voting rights and good citizenship! We will share some of our favorite books, including Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America by Deborah Diesen, songs and...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Vote Like Your Rights Depend on It!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 484
Event Details:
Dred Scott v. Sanford. Plessy v. Ferguson. Brown versus the Board of Education. Roe V. Wade. Proposition 8.  Voting Rights Act of 1965. Each of these legal decisions profoundly affected the lives of millions of Americans. Racial inequa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Color Your Own Tarot at the Severn Library

10:00am - 7:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Decrease your stress and increase your self-awareness. Unwind and relax by coloring in your very own tarot cards. Tarot cards have been used as novelty playing cards since the 15th century. The cards come bundled with a library book that will gu...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Find it on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/aacpl ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Arts & DIY, LGBTQIA+ Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Create your own pride flag with your Severn friends and neighbors. Design a no-weave yarn hanging that represents who you are, and fly it with pride! Register to pick up your weaving kit, then join us on Zoom to create it together with your...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
A true crime discussion featuring famous solved and unsolved murders. This month's topic is The Case of David Camm. Register for program to receive Zoom link via email.    ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Bilingual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Bilingual, Hispanic/Latino Interest, Storytimes
Event Details:
Young children will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities while building ready to read skills in English and in Spanish / Los niños pequeños disfrutarán de historias, canciones, rimas y actividades mientras desarrollan habilidades de lectura en...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Halloween Hullabaloo Virtual Storytime

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Holiday, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Details:
Dress up in your best costume as we celebrate Halloween virtually with gentle stories, songs, and activities! Please register to receive the Zoom link to this virtual program. For the best viewing experience, download the Zoom app on your mob...

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Accompanying Adults

Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adultos Acompañantes: Los niños menores de los ocho (8) años deben estar acompañados por un adulto.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Ellingham Academy is a place founded by a lover of riddles. When his family is kidnapped, it results in one of the greatest unsolved crimes. Stevie Bell begins her first school year determined to solve the case as Truly Devious makes a surprise retur...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, African American Interest, Books and Writing, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
This event is being hosted by our friends at Howard County Library.   Author James Dale and Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, wife of the late Congressman Elijah Cummings, discuss the Congressman's legacy and his posthumously relea...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Find it on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/aacpl ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intro to Library eBooks and Streaming

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Books and Writing, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Details:
Learn about eBook, eAudiobook, eMagazine and streaming options available free with your library card. Staff will be available to answer questions at the end of the presentation. You must register to receive the Zoom link and password for this...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Understanding the LGBTQIA+ Community

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, LGBTQIA+ Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 478
Event Details:
Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of letters in the LGBTQIA+ acronym? If you have questions about pronouns, identities, or other terminology, we cover the basics as well as give some direction to continue learning. Educators, parents, managers, a...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Babies in Bloom

Babies from birth to 18 months (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community!

Event Details:
Join us for Babies in Bloom Storytime hosted by the Deale Library with Ms. Maureen.We will enjoy about 30 minutes of music, movement, lapsits, bounces, stories, and rhymes. Have something handy to wave like a scarf or small piece of material to the m...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live Babies in Bloom

11:30am - 12:00pm
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us online for a special Facebook Live event for babies ages birth to 18 months. Babies will enjoy songs and action rhymes while building early literacy skills.  Find us at www.facebook.com/aacpl. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Drive-in Sunset Family Storytime

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Registration
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Off Site
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us for a special outdoor family storytime to celebrate the season (costumes encouraged on 10/29)! Find us on the Green Parking Deck where your registered group will be assigned two parking spaces for distancing purposes.  Bring blankets,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Poetry Series and Open Mic

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a poetry open mic on Zoom with featured readings by poets Barrett Warner, Bruce Jacobs and Ellen Aronofsky Cole.  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Find it on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/aacpl ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Holiday
Event Details:
Dress your baby up at home and join us for a spooky storytime full of songs and rhymes! Presented by Discoveries Library Staff ...
This event is in the "All" group.

Family Trivia Night- Scary Edition

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: All
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Details:
Join us for virtual "Scary" Family Trivia -  where there's something for everyone! We will have four themed rounds- plus a bonus one! Grab your household team, play individually, or call up a socially distant friend. The...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Holiday
Event Details:
Celebrate Halloween together at home with our family storytime! Share spooky stories and songs in costume... if you dare! ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Books and Writing, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Sign up for a Teen Book Box with a surprise library book picked out for you by the Severn Library! Each Teen Book Box comes with a Young Adult book selected just for you, with a handful of treats and goodies. The book is checked out to your libr...