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 "Adults" group.

Dementia 101 for Caregivers: Understanding the Changes and Developing Coping Skills

April 14, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Deale Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Deale Library
Room: Deale - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Accessibility, Adult Learning, Health & Wellness, Older Americans
Event Details:
This workshop session will cover a basic understanding of dementia and how it affects the individual diagnosed and their caregivers. Communication tools and strategies for coping with changing behaviors will also be discussed. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Income Tax Assistance

April 14, 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.

Respite Care Program

April 14, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Deale Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Deale Library
Room: Deale - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
The Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services will assist in funding respite care services, up to 164 hours or 14 days of short term temporary care to family caregivers of adults and children with disabilities, in order to provide a...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

STEAM Tuesday

April 14, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Games, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Let your creative juices flow with a different STEAM activity each month. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Teen Talk

April 14, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Have fun with games of all kinds after a long day at school. Snacks provided.   ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Slime Time

April 14, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Brooklyn Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Brooklyn Park Library
Room: Brooklyn Park - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Special Events, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
It's time for SLIME @ your library! Make your own custom slime to take home. ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Minecraft!

April 14, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Special Events, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Build with friends in creative mode on our MinecraftEdu multiplayer server. For children in 2nd-5th grade. ...

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.

Family Storytime

April 14, 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.

Mad Hatters Knitting Club

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:
Knit or crochet baby hats and other projects for a local hospital. Experienced knitters willing to help beginners are encouraged. Bring your #10 needles (if you have them) and your community spirit. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Selling a House to Buy Your Next Home

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning
Event Details:
Thinking about purchasing your next home but need to sell your current house?  Not sure where to start?  Look no further, this is your starting place.  This FREE 45 minute seminar will teach you the basics of selling a house in order t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The City of Laurel is 150!

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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, History & Genealogy, Special Events
Event Details:
Learn about the history of Laurel and see some artifacts, as we celebrate the the City of Laurel's sesquicentennial! The City of Laurel commemorates the 150th anniversary of incorporation in 1870 with year-long events and celebrations. Join Ann Be...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evening Book Club

April 14, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Edgewater Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Edgewater Library
Room: Edgewater - Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Event Details:
This month's selection is Map of Salt and Stars by Zeyn Joukhadar ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live Storytime

April 15, 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 15, 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.

Spanish Conversation at Centro de Ayuda

April 15, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Busch Annapolis Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Busch Annapolis Library
Room: Busch Annapolis NEW BRANCH - Community Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Bilingual
Event Details:
Practice and expand your Spanish speaking skills in a relaxed environment. All level of learners and children are welcome. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

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

April 15, 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 "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Middle School Drop-In

April 15, 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.

Edible Earth Day Science

April 15, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Deale Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Deale Library
Room: Deale - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about the life cycle of a butterfly, and the properties of dirt, with the help of candy and other yummy goodies. ...

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 "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Harry Potter Alliance Youth Leadership Training

April 15, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Creation Station
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
The Harry Potter Alliance turns fans into heroes by offering leadership training opportunities to high school teens. Change the world by making the power of story the foundation of changing the world through activism. Registration is required, and at...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Prepare for a GED/Adult Basic Skills Class

April 15, 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 "Adults" group.

Poetry Open Mic

April 15, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 "Adults" group.

Think Harder Book Club

April 15, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Books and Writing
Event Details:
Join us for a book club discussion that encourages us to consider multiple perspectives on an issue while creating space and opportunities for courageous conversations within our community. Wednesday, March 11: Evicted: Poverty and Profi...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Pajama Party Storytime

April 16, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
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: Storytimes
Event Details:
Wear your PJ's to our special pajama party storytime! ...

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.

Early Voting

April 16, 2020
10:00am - 8:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: All
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Early voting for the April 28 Primary Election ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Babies In Bloom

April 16, 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 16, 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.

Facebook Live: Babies in Bloom

April 16, 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. ...