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.

Preschool Storytime

April 2, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
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 "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 2, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Paws Reading Circle

April 2, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room B
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Books and Writing
Event Details:
Take turns reading books and stories aloud together in our library's drop-in reading circle, while also enjoying the attention of a special canine tutor. For early elementary schoolers. ...

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 4, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Community Meeting Room AB
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 "Adults" group.

Income Tax Assistance from AARP

April 6, 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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

April 11, 2020
9:00am - 1:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Other In-library location
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Environment

Ask A Master Gardener

Ask gardening questions and bring your bug, weed or plant in a sealed plastic bag for analysis.

Event Details:
There will be a table in the lobby. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Sensory Storytime

April 11, 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: Sensory/Special Needs

Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime is designed for young children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabilities. Registration is required and space is limited. Please call for more information and to register your child. For special needs children ages three through seven.

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.

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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "All" group.

Early Voting

April 17, 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 "Adults" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

April 18, 2020
9:00am - 1:00pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Other In-library location
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening & Environment

Ask A Master Gardener

Ask gardening questions and bring your bug, weed or plant in a sealed plastic bag for analysis.

Event Details:
There will be a table in the lobby. ...
This event is in the "All" group.

Early Voting

April 18, 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 "All" group.

Early Voting

April 19, 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 "All" group.

Early Voting

April 20, 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 21, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Other In-library location
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!

Event Details:
Will be in the Children's Area ...

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 21, 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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Book Buddies

April 21, 2020
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Other In-library location
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Books and Writing
Event Details:
This month, read A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry. Weather permitting, we will meet in the Children's Area and take our talk on a walk. After, we’ll enjoy snacks and activities! Recommended ages: 8-12 years old. ...

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.

Toddler Time

April 22, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Crofton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Crofton Library
Room: Crofton - Other In-library location
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes

Toddler Time

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.

Event Details:
Will be held in the Children's Area ...

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.