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

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

#AACPLReads 2020 Challenge

All Day, 4/1 - 5/3
Online Events
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Books and Writing, Special Events
Event Details:
Log your challenges to be eligible for the monthly raffle! Share your progress on social media using #aacplreads and tag us @aacpl. Printable monthly challenge list. (en español) Easy video instructions for logging your books. The #A...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

My Gym Community Class

April 7, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Children ages 3 to 5 will participate in tumbling, balancing, and agility exercises. ...

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.

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.

T-Rex Birthday Party

April 7, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Celebrate T-Rex's birthday with dinosaur-inspired games, music and stories. The prehistoric birthday dino will be there to meet and greet! ...

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.

My Gym Community Class

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Children ages 3 to 5 will participate in tumbling, balancing, and agility exercises. ...

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.

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 "Adults" group.

Free and Confidential HIV Testing

April 7, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Events
Event Details:
No appointment required. Open to anyone 14 years of age and up. Gift cards to the first 20 people tested. Sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health. Please call 410-222-4498 with any questions. ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Fresh Ink Writing Club

April 7, 2020
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Brooklyn Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Brooklyn Park Library
Room: Brooklyn Park - Teen Area
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10), Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Kickstart your creativity at our writing group. We will provide the opportunity for you to express yourself and have fun in a safe space. Writing supplies provided, but you may also bring your own. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Evening Knitting and Needlework Drop-in

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 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: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Arts & DIY, Special Events
Event Details:
Bring along your current knitting, crochet, needlework, or crafting and join us to have a cup of tea and chat. ...
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 "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.

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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Fort Day

April 9, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Kids’ Fort Day! Bring your favorite blanket or sheet, and your imagination to make your own fort at the Library!  Enjoy a story and songs by a make believe fire, then curl up with a good book in your fort. Extra blankets/sheets, fort making e...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.

Teen Writers' Club

April 9, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+)
Program Type: Special Events

Teen Writers Club

Teens and tweens ages 11-17 explore the craft of writing with the help of a volunteer from the Maryland Writers Association. A completed permission form is required for new attendees.  

This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Babies at Play

April 10, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Edgewater Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Edgewater Library
Room: Edgewater - 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 "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Artsy Fridays

April 10, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Maryland City at Russett Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Special Events
Event Details:
Preschoolers explore elements of fine art to create their own masterpieces. Wear mess-friendly clothes. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)" group.

Taste the Rainbow

April 10, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (Ages 0 – 5)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Events
Event Details:
Learn about healthy eating and taste colorful fruits and vegetables in this special class from Annapolis Pediatrics. Refreshments served. Registration required for ages 2-6 years old and opens March 27. ...

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 "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Mindful Kids

April 11, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Events
Event Details:
In this introduction to mindfulness, children will learn learn about their minds, and how breathing and listening can help them find a calm space. Parents are invited to attend as well to help reinforce the skills learned. ...

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

Trade School Fair

April 11, 2020
11:00am - 2:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, Community Services, Special Events, STEM/STEAM, Technology
Event Details:
Life can be crazy. Searching for a stable career path to love? Even crazier. Stop by our 3rd annual Trade School Fair for options!  ...
This event is in the "Kids (Ages 6 – 10)" group.

Paws to Read

April 11, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Broadneck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Broadneck Library
Room: Broadneck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids (Ages 6 – 10)
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Improve your reading skills by reading to a therapy dog. Please call the Broadneck Community Library (410-222-1905) to register for a 15-minute time slot. Registrations will start two weeks prior to event date. For elementary school students. ...

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.

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 "Adults" group.

Free and Confidential HIV Testing

April 11, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Odenton Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Odenton Library
Room: Odenton - Community Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Events
Event Details:
No appointment required. Open to anyone 14 years of age and up. Gift cards to the first 20 people tested. Sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health. Please call 410-222-4498 with any questions. ...
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 "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 "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 "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...