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.

Family Storytime

April 7, 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: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes

Family Storytime

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

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.

Maryland 529

April 7, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Edgewater Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Edgewater Library
Room: Edgewater - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Event Details:
Maryland 529 makes it easier than ever to save for college. The Maryland Prepaid College Trust allows you to lock in tomorrow’s tuition at today’s prices and offers the security of a Maryland Legislative Guarantee. The Maryland College Investment Pla...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Easter Egg Hunt

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Holiday, Special Events, Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages five and under (with caring adult) are invited for stories, songs, and an indoor Easter egg hunt. Don't forget to bring your basket!  ...

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.

Funkytown Preschool Dance Party

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Groove on down to Funkytown and bust a move at our high-energy dance party for children ages 0-5 (and caregivers!). Glow bracelets while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live Storytime

April 8, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join library staff from across AACPL as we present stories, songs and fun each weekday morning on Facebook Live. Find us at www.facebook.com/aacpl. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 8, 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

Preschool Storytime

Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and 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 "Adults" group.

Preventing Identity Theft

April 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Brooklyn Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Brooklyn Park Library
Room: Brooklyn Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Special Events
Event Details:
Identity Theft affects over 16 million Americans every year.  Join us to build your awareness of current and common scams and how to avoid them indicators of identity theft and how to recover if you have been a victim. Class ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SoCo Café: Cooking Matters - Healthy Cooking on a Budget

April 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Edgewater Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Edgewater Library
Room: Edgewater - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Community support for maintaining economic self support and self sufficiency. Lunch provided! This month's topic will be Cooking Matters: Healthy Cooking on a Budget. This event is sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Social S...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lunch and Learn: Lowering Your Carbon Footprint

April 8, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Severna Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Severna Park Library
Room: Severna Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Event Details:
Learn about your choices when it's time to replace your car and consider electric!  Following the discussion, see electric cars on display in the parking area. ...
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 "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kindness Rocks

April 8, 2020
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Glen Burnie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Help us spread kindness in our community! We will decorate rocks with inspiring messages and hide them for others to find. All ages are welcome. ...

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.

AARP Income Tax Assistance for Senior and Low-and-Middle-Income Residents

April 8, 2020
1:00pm - 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: Adults
Program Type: Community Services

Income Tax Assistance

Free tax help. Trained volunteers from AARP will be available to answer questions and assist with tax forms. The service requires no registration unless noted and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Self-service electronic filing is available using library computers. Sponsor: AARP

Event Details:
Sign-up sheets at this location will be available at noon on each Wednesday of tax assistance.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-In Computer Help

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Other In-library location
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Technology
Event Details:
Need help learning your way around a computer? Drop by for one-on-one assistance and we'll do our best to show you the ropes!  ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Middle School Drop-In

April 8, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Linthicum Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Linthicum Library
Room: Linthicum - Other In-library location
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Games
Event Details:
Take a break after school for games, crafts and more.  ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Nature Explorers Club

April 8, 2020
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Gardening & Environment, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Our big world contains many small worlds. Get an up-close look at a piece of our planet by joining the Nature Explorers Club. Each month we'll investigate an aspect of the ecosystem through presentations, conversations, active games and hands-on acti...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Girls Who Code

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Creation Station
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Technology
Event Details:
Join our six week Girls Who Code Club and learn basic computer programming skills from members of Fort Meade Alliance! For girls in grades 3rd-5th.  Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number...

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.

Chess Club

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: All
Program Type: Games

Chess Club

Play chess and learn from other players. For all ages and skill levels.

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.

Poetry Open Mic

April 8, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
PLEASE REGISTER TO RECEIVE LOG-IN/CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS VIA EMAIL Local (and not so local) poets unite! Meet new friends, share your love of poetry and be inspired by the energy in the Zoom Room:) This program will last for approximately an ho...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Everyone Eats Cookbook Club

April 8, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Spring into a meal-in-a-bowl!  Choose a bowl meal recipe from a cookbook in the library collection to prepare at home and bring to share at a lively potluck dinner. Need ideas? Here is a sampling of cookbooks: https://catalog.aacpl.net...

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 "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Riviera Beach Needlecrafters

April 8, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Riviera Beach Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Riviera Beach Library
Room: Riviera Beach - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Sewing, knitting, needlepoint, crochet - we do it all! Meet old friends and new as we teach and learn from each other. Beginners welcome. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SoCo Grow: Lovemore Lavender Farm

April 8, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Deale Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Deale Library
Room: Deale - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Environment
Event Details:
Join Maria Loveless of Lovemore Lavender Farm for an aromatherapy presentation! We will explore the origins of their lavender growing operation, what varieties grow best in our area, and even have a chance to purchase homemade lavender products from ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Zumba @ your library

April 8, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Cancelled
Registration
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, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Certified instructor Sandra Wise will lead you in short-dance and aerobic-exercise routines performed to popular salsa, hip-hop, and Latin-American music. It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.  Don’t forget your water, a towe...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Babies In Bloom

April 9, 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

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!

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.

Facebook Live Storytime

April 9, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join library staff from across AACPL as we present stories, songs and fun each weekday morning on Facebook Live. Find us at www.facebook.com/aacpl. ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Homeschool Afternoon

April 9, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Mountain Road Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Mountain Road Library
Room: Mountain Road - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Games, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Homeschoolers: come hang out with friends or make new ones while participating in games, activities, and more. Call the branch at 410-222-6699 for more details.   ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Babies in Bloom

April 9, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Rebecca with a special Facebook Live event for babies ages birth to 18 months. Babies will enjoy songs and action rhymes while building early literacy skills. Each Thursday in April at 11:30 am. Find us at www.facebook.com/aacpl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census 2020: Everyone Counts!

April 9, 2020
1:00pm - 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: Adults
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Get help completing the 2020 census online. Refreshments will be available.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Book Club: Nickel Boys

April 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Event Details:
One of Publisher's Weekly's 10 best books of the year and winner of the 2019 Kirkus Prize, Colson Whitehead's "Nickel Boys" is a tale of 2 boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow era Florida. ...