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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Kids Cook! Cookbook Club

April 11, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Edgewater Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Edgewater Library
Room: Edgewater - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Books and Writing
Event Details:
Let’s get cooking! Are you a kid who likes to cook or always wanted to try? Choose a recipe, make it (get an adult to help if necessary) and bring it to share. Bring your cookbook or printed recipe with you so we can see what you put in your deliciou...

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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Minecraft!

April 11, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Play Minecraft at the Crofton library! Both experienced builders and first-time players are welcome. Computers will be set up to play, so you don’t need to bring anything. For ages 7-14. Online registration opens 2 weeks prior. ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Star Wars Party

April 11, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Celebrate your love of Star Wars with crafts, snacks and some Wookiee-tastic activities. You may even meet some very special guests!  ...

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.

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 "Adults" group.

Tax Assistance

April 13, 2020
9:00am - 2:00pm
Brooklyn Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Brooklyn Park Library
Room: Brooklyn Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Services, Older Americans
Event Details:
Walk in and sign up for a same day Tax Help appointment, 9 am to noon, every Monday through April 13. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Income Tax Assistance from AARP

April 13, 2020
9:30am - 1:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Services
Event Details:
Free tax help. Trained volunteers from AARP will be available to answer questions and assist with tax forms. Self-service electronic filing is available using the library computers. Sponsor: AARP. By appointment only. Starting January 21, please...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

April 13, 2020
9:30am - 3:00pm
Edgewater Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Edgewater Library
Room: Edgewater - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Basic requirements for donating blood: general good health; 17 to 75 years of age (16 with written parental consent); and a weight of at least 110 pounds. Walk-in or call the American Red Cross at 1.800.733.2767 to schedule an appointment. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Babies at Play

April 13, 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: Special Events

Babies at Play

Babies from birth to 18 months (with caring adult) may enjoy books, music and a variety of developmentally appropriate toys during this hour of unstructured social time.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Lovers

April 13, 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: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Event Details:
It's a book club without the book! Chat about a book you've read and hear about great books that others have enjoyed. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live Storytime

April 13, 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.

Toddler Time

April 13, 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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Coding with Ozobots

April 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Deale Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Deale Library
Room: Deale - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Games, Special Events, STEM/STEAM, Technology
Event Details:
Practice coding skills with our friendly coding robot friends, the Ozobots. ...

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.
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.

Frozen JR Preview Performance

April 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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), Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Performing Arts & Music, Special Events
Event Details:
Join us for a preview of Children's Theatre of Annapolis' spring production of Frozen JR! ...

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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

April 13, 2020
2:30pm - 7:00pm
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Other In-library location
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
You are eligible to donate if you are 17 or older (16 with written parental consent), weigh a minimum of 110 lbs, and are in good health. You may walk in or schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-733-2767. ...
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.

Minecraft for Rookies

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Severna Park Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Severna Park Library
Room: Severna Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Learn the basics of Minecraft, one of the best-selling games of all times! Registration is required and starts two weeks before the program date. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Prepare for a GED/Adult Basic Skills Class

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Brooklyn Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Brooklyn Park Library
Room: Brooklyn Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Event Details:
Improve your basic reading, math or language skills and earn a Maryland High School Diploma by preparing for the GED Exam. Classes are provided at no cost by Anne Arundel Community College's Adult Basic Skills program. For more information and to reg...
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.
This event is in the "All" group.

Family Bingo

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+), Adults, All
Program Type: Games

Bingo

Enjoy playing Bingo with family and friends and win prizes!

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.

TWEEN Anime & Manga Club

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Burnie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Books and Writing, 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!

Event Details:
For ages 8-11. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Blackout Poetry

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 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: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing, Special Events
Event Details:
Did you know that you can create a poem by removing words from a page of either newsprint or pages from a book? Leaving a few select words creates a poem.  This type of poetry is called Blackout Poetry. Join us to craft your own unique...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monthly Mixed Media: Happy Trees Paint Night

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Join us and create your own "happy trees" and more as we view episodes of The Joy of Painting and paint along with Bob Ross. All art supplies will be provided. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Minecraft Club

April 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Severna Park Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Severna Park Library
Room: Severna Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Experienced builders and first-time players are welcome to come play in the world of Minecraft. For ages 8 and up. Registration is required and starts two weeks before the program date. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Creepy Crawly Story Time

April 14, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:
Come join us for a special storytime all about bugs and spiders! 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.

Coffee & Classics: Appreciating Animation - The Secret of Kells

April 14, 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:
Under the threat of Viking invasion, Brenden is awe-struck by the mystical nature of illuminated manuscripts. (2009, NR, 75 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.
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bilingual Story Time

April 14, 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), 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 "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Creepy Crawly Story Time

April 14, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:
Come join us for a special storytime all about bugs and spiders! 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 "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live Bilingual Storytime

April 14, 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 "Adults" group.

Adult Social Hour

April 14, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Accessibility, Special Events
Event Details:
Enjoy games and activities during this social meet-up for adults with intellectual disabilities. ...