COVID-19 Response

All library locations will be closed through May 3 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More information.

New meeting room reservations are not being accepted while the library is closed. Reservations will be accepted for June through December beginning May 11.

Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Toddler Time

April 6, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Car Seat Safety

April 6, 2020
10:30am - 1:30pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Other In-library location
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Events
Event Details:
Get your child's car seat inspected by a certified Kids in Safety Seats technician. Plan on 45 minutes per seat.  ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sip and Stitch

April 6, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Arts & DIY, Special Events
Event Details:
Join us for a cup of tea. Bring your current knitting, crochet, or needlework. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Maker Monday

April 6, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Games, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
De-stress after school with a different craft, game or activity each month!   ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Poetry and Art Club

April 6, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Using different styles, write your own original poetry and share your finished creations. Design works of art using various media to enhance your poetry. ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Rookie D20 Gamers Club

April 6, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Brooklyn Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Brooklyn Park Library
Room: Brooklyn Park - Teen Area
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Games, Special Events
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to try Dungeons and Dragons but didn't know where to start? Join us on a 5e Brooklyn Park adventure! Classic old-fashioned paper and pencil tabletop fun for beginners ages 10 and up. ...
This event is in the "All" group.

Conversación en Inglés

April 6, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: All
Program Type: Accessibility, Adult Learning, Arts & DIY, Bilingual, Community Services, Hispanic/Latino Interest
Event Details:
Practique una conversación en Inglés mientras los niños disfrutan trabajando en una manualidad. Los adultos sin niños también son bienvenidos. Practice conversational English while children enjoy a craft. Adults without children are welc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

cr- English Conversation Club

April 6, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Event Details:
Get together to practice speaking English in a comfortable setting. All levels are welcome.   Reunirse para practicar inglés en un ambiente confortable.  Todos los niveles son bienvenidos. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Maker Monday: Bookmarks

April 6, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Create your own bookmarks. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

My Gym Community Class

April 7, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Children ages 3 to 5 will participate in tumbling, balancing, and agility exercises. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Release and Waiver Form

Some of our programs, such as yoga, martial arts and programs with animals, require the completion of a Release and Waiver form.

Algunos de nuestros programas, incluyendo el yoga, artes marciales y programas con los animales, requieren que los participantes completen un documento de Renuncia y Descargo de Responsabilidad.  

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

T-Rex Birthday Party

April 7, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Celebrate T-Rex's birthday with dinosaur-inspired games, music and stories. The prehistoric birthday dino will be there to meet and greet! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Bilingual Storytime/Hora Del Cuento Bilingüe

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Deale Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Deale Library
Room: Deale - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Bilingual, Hispanic/Latino Interest, Storytimes

Bilingual Storytime

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 inglés y en español.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Coffee & Classics: Appreciating Animation - The Iron Giant

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Mountain Road Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mountain Road Library
Room: Mountain Road - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Amidst the panic of the Cold War, a young boy befriends an otherworldly giant robot. (1999, PG, 86 min.) ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at library programs has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Alergias Alimentarias: La Biblioteca no puede garantizar que la comida servida en los programas no ha estado en contacto con las nueces de árbol, la soya, u otros alérgenos.

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

Facebook Live Bilingual Storytime

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: 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.

My Gym Community Class

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Children ages 3 to 5 will participate in tumbling, balancing, and agility exercises. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Release and Waiver Form

Some of our programs, such as yoga, martial arts and programs with animals, require the completion of a Release and Waiver form.

Algunos de nuestros programas, incluyendo el yoga, artes marciales y programas con los animales, requieren que los participantes completen un documento de Renuncia y Descargo de Responsabilidad.  

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bilingual Story Time

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Adults
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "All" group.

Homeschool Art Show Kick Off

April 7, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Severna Park Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Severna Park Library
Room: Severna Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: All
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Homeschooled students can bring an art piece to display in the library for the month of April.  One-dimensional projects preferred.  Come to the Meeting Room to see art from other students, then hang your item in the children...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Everybody Counts! Census 2020

April 7, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Services
Event Details:
Get help completing the 2020 Census online. Coffee and cookies will be available. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Income Tax Assistance

April 7, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Services
Event Details:
Trained volunteers are available to answer tax questions and assist with tax preparation. AARP membership is not required. Not eligible if you have farm income, rental property income, or self-employed income with a net loss.  Sign-up is on a fi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free and Confidential HIV Testing

April 7, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Events
Event Details:
No appointment required. Open to anyone 14 years of age and up. Gift cards to the first 20 people tested. Sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health. Please call 410-222-4498 with any questions. ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

STEM Afternoon: Amazing Arachnids

April 7, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Severn Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Severn Library
Room: Severn - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Whether you love spiders or simply wish you could love spiders, come and learn about our eight-legged friends with hands on activities. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Fresh Ink Writing Club

April 7, 2020
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Brooklyn Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Brooklyn Park Library
Room: Brooklyn Park - Teen Area
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Kickstart your creativity at our writing group. We will provide the opportunity for you to express yourself and have fun in a safe space. Writing supplies provided, but you may also bring your own. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Anime/Manga Club

April 7, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Special Events

Anime/Manga Club

Share in the love of Japanese animation and comics! Come join your fellow Otaku and enjoy anime watching, manga discussions, games, creating, and more! Light snacks provided and cosplay is always welcome!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Everybody Counts! Census 2020

April 7, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Services
Event Details:
Get help completing the 2020 Census online. Coffee and cookies will be available. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evening Knitting and Needlework Drop-in

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Arts & DIY, Special Events
Event Details:
Bring along your current knitting, crochet, needlework, or crafting and join us to have a cup of tea and chat. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Microsoft Excel II

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Technology
Event Details:
Learn from a computer lab assistant in a group setting with hands-on practice. All classes are taught on computers with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. Please bring a USB flashdrive to save your work. Prerequisite: Proficiency in Excel I&nbs...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

D20 Club

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Glen Burnie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Dungeons. Ampersand. Dragons. Exclamation point? Possibly! Come have some fun and roll some dice with the 5th edition of the table-top pen-and-paper ('pen' is recommended to be short for 'pencil') classic! All levels of expertise are welcome, just be...