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On The Same Page: Free Minds Poetry Feedback Event

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
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April is Second Chance Month:  Using poetry to connect incarcerated youth and adults with their communities What is On The Same Page? Free Minds members who are now home read and discuss their own poetry and those of members still i...
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Baltimore and the Road to the White House

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Miller Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
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Did you know that Baltimore was once the main city for hosting presidential nominating conventions?  Join author Stan Haynes for a discussion of the unexpected twists and surprises of the Baltimore presidential conventions. Stan Haynes is ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
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Join award-winning author Ned Tillman for a discussion of his book, Good Endeavor.  Following this book discussion, Mr. Tillman presents Historical Fiction as a Lens For the Future, focusing on the value of fiction and non-fiction f...
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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Career, Business & Finance, College & Trade Schools, Community Events, Tech Skills or STEAM
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How do we prepare ourselves for "unthinkable" change? How do we ready our teams and organizations for "unimaginable" future events? Find out in this interactive session with New York Times bestselling author and Institute for the Future research dire...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont / Hockley Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events
Registration Required
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"Public schools matter to our democracy and to our future. And they are under attack from people who don’t really know or care very much about what schools do or how they work.” Join award-winning journalist and author Laura Pappano for a discussi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Veterans Book Group 2024 (virtual)

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events
Registration Required
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Veterans, both active and retired military, are invited to this online discussion series. During five monthly facilitated sessions, discussions center on military experiences and a unique set of readings, which may include classics, fiction, memoir...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events
Registration Required
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Share fiction and/or nonfiction titles that are on your bookshelf and we will share titles from our shelves. If you don't have a title to share, find inspiration in what others recommend and start building your reading list. Readers also have the ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Works-Yoga In the Black Community

11:00am - 12:30pm
Miller Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott/ Patapsco Rooms
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community Events, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
"Yoga in the Black Community: Healing Practices and Principles," authored by Charlene Marie Muhammad and Dr. Marilyn Peppers-Citizen, is a thought-provoking work that dives deep into the transformative power of yoga within the Black community, sheddi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Adult Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community Events, Culture & Language, Health & Wellness, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
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Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with a special live online cooking demonstration and storytelling event featuring celebrity chef Jet Tila! Embark on a delightful culinary journey as Chef Jet shares his personal...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Miller's Windows & Mirrors Teen Book Club

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
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Ages 14-17 | Registration preferred | Pick up the book from Miller Branch's customer service desk* | Pizza included! Windows allow us to experience other cultures, and mirrors reflect parts of our own. Read and discuss books from diverse view...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Veterans Book Group 2024 (virtual)

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events
Registration Required
Event Details:
Veterans, both active and retired military, are invited to this online discussion series. During five monthly facilitated sessions, discussions center on military experiences and a unique set of readings, which may include classics, fiction, memoir...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Summer Reading Showcase (Online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events
Registration Required
Event Details:
Looking for book recommendations to read this summer while on vacation, at the beach, camping or relaxing in the evenings? Venture into adult summer reading, guided by an adventurous crew of HCLS Instructors.  Get live suggestions for titl...