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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, African American Interest, Health & Wellness, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
This training is an interactive presentation on the nature and impact of structural racism and what it looks like across institutions. We examine narratives around racial disproportionality and make use of compelling research data to illustrate the s...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Find it on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/aacpl ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Yoga that will help beginner adults with Mindfulness, led by Michele Bickley of LiveLifeYoga.org  ...
This event is in the "All" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: All
Program Type: Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
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Celebrate Unity Day with stories, songs, and activities about kindness. Feel free to attend this virtual storytime dressed in orange, as we stand together against hate, bullying, and bigotry. Please register to receive the Zoom link to this v...

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

Intro to Library eBooks and Streaming

3:00pm - 4:15pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Books and Writing, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Learn about eBook, eAudiobook, eMagazine and streaming options available free with your library card. Staff will be available to answer questions at the end of the presentation. You must register to receive the Zoom link and password for this...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Collaborative Poetry Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Through exploring different types of poetry, participants will be inspired to generate original poetry for a collaborative zine. Sharing not required, and submitting your poem to the zine is optional. A great opportunity to connect with fellow writer...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devast...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21

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:
Join us for Babies in Bloom Storytime hosted by the Deale Library with Ms. Maureen.We will enjoy about 30 minutes of music, movement, lapsits, bounces, stories, and rhymes. Have something handy to wave like a scarf or small piece of material to the m...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live Babies in Bloom

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

Afternoon Book Club: Horror & Ghost Stories

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Enjoy an afternoon of book discussion, with a book of your choice.  This month we will be discussing will be "horror or ghost stories". If you prefer a mystery; is welcome into the discussion.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual One Maryland One Book Discussion

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join Christina & Liz for a virtual discussion about the 2020 One Maryland One Book selection The Island of Sea Women by New York times bestselling author Lisa See. The historical fiction chronicles two female divers from ...
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.

Pajama Storytime with the Severn Library

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Adults
Program Type: Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Grab your best stuffed friend and your blankie for a snuggly family storytime with your Severn friends and neighbors. Pajamas encouraged! Register once per family. Hosted by the Severn Library.  ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Flavor Squads Assemble

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Before leading participants in an interactive game of Windows & Mirrors, MG and YA Author, Paula Chase, will set the tone with a talk about her two great passions, the importance of finding your passion and how reading can fuel your passion. Base...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Find it on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/aacpl ...
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.

Virtual Halloween Scavenger Hunt

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+), Adults, All
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Register as a team and work together to find items around your house.  You will be prompted to seek out and find.  Race against the clock to find the items in multiple rounds in order to earn the most points.  The team that e...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Power of the Black Vote: Annual Symposium

10:00am - 1:00pm
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: African American Interest
Event Details:
This event is being hosted by our friends at the Banneker-Douglass Museum Join historians, artists, and educators to explore the history of African Americans and the vote in the State of Maryland. This virtual experience includes: A virtual ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Family Storytime

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

Event Details:
Join us for a scary good time! Music, books, and more! Costumes are optional! ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

SERC Science to Go: All About DNA

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 803
Event Details:
Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) to learn about DNA in this virtual program! Meet SERC molecular ecologist Dr. Katrina Lohan, take a virtual tour of her lab to get a closer look at how she studies DNA...and conduct a rea...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Facebook Live: Let's Vote Storytime

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5), Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
In honor of early voting and election day, today's storytime is all about voting rights and good citizenship! We will share some of our favorite books, including Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America by Deborah Diesen, songs and...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Vote Like Your Rights Depend on It!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 489
Event Details:
Dred Scott v. Sanford. Plessy v. Ferguson. Brown versus the Board of Education. Roe V. Wade. Proposition 8.  Voting Rights Act of 1965. Each of these legal decisions profoundly affected the lives of millions of Americans. Racial inequa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Color Your Own Tarot at the Severn Library

10:00am - 7:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Decrease your stress and increase your self-awareness. Unwind and relax by coloring in your very own tarot cards. Tarot cards have been used as novelty playing cards since the 15th century. The cards come bundled with a library book that will gu...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Find it on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/aacpl ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Arts & DIY, LGBTQIA+ Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Create your own pride flag with your Severn friends and neighbors. Design a no-weave yarn hanging that represents who you are, and fly it with pride! Register to pick up your weaving kit, then join us on Zoom to create it together with your...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
A true crime discussion featuring famous solved and unsolved murders. This month's topic is The Case of David Camm. Register for program to receive Zoom link via email.    ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Facebook Live: Bilingual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
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...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Halloween Hullabaloo Virtual Storytime

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Events
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Holiday, Special Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Details:
Dress up in your best costume as we celebrate Halloween virtually with gentle stories, songs, and activities! Please register to receive the Zoom link to this virtual program. For the best viewing experience, download the Zoom app on your mob...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Ellingham Academy is a place founded by a lover of riddles. When his family is kidnapped, it results in one of the greatest unsolved crimes. Stevie Bell begins her first school year determined to solve the case as Truly Devious makes a surprise retur...