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This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Event Details:

Ages 0-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required.

Únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Seguido de un tiempo de juego.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Random Crafts of Kindness

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Savage Branch
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

Participate in Random Crafts of Kindness! Learn to create something new, spend some relaxing time making art and crafting with your neighbors, and share your creations with other community members in random acts of kindness.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Event Details:

Ages 0-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required.

Únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Seguido de un tiempo de juego.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Movie Matinee, SING, PG, All Ages, TK

11:00am - 12:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Pindell Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music
Event Details:

SING, Rated PG

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Family Trivia Night

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: DaVinci Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!, History & Genealogy, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages: All. Put your thinking caps on and test your wits with entertaining and educational trivia questions for all ages.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket Required.

Join the fun as we create, discover, and explore the world around us! We will do activities together to earn your Summer Reading completion prize.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 min. Ticket Required.

Join the fun as we create, discover, and explore the world around us! We will do activities together to earn your Summer Reading completion prize.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Glenwood Branch
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Event Details:

Embark on a thrilling Passport to Adventure! Get lost in magical stories that transport you to new lands. Let your creativity shine with fun crafts and makerspace activities. 

 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

International Art Activities

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Event Details:

Create your own cowrie shell beaded project and learn about African culture - presented by Edewor Foundation

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

International Art Activities

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Glenwood Quiet Study Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Event Details:

Join in the Glenwood Branch's Summer Reading Celebration with a Passport to Adventure. Learn about art from around the world. Create projects that are inspired by cultures from across the globe. Drop-in anytime from 3pm-7pm.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pom Pom-Paloosa!

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Tech Lab (MIL)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 11-18  | Drop-In, but you may register for a reminder.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makeup is for Everyone: Pride-Inspired Graphic Eyeliner

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Branch
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, DIY & Makerspace, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:

For Adults; must be 18 to participate. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family Clay Together

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: DIY Design Studio
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:

Air Dry Clay is a medium that can be safely enjoyed by artists of all ages. This class invites families to get creative together and enjoy a fun evening of sculpting.

Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Move and Groove (all ages with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

All ages; 30 min.

Come experience the joys of music and movement. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Move and Groove (all ages with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

All ages; 30 min.

Come experience the joys of music and movement. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beyond Words at East Columbia Branch

1:00pm - 3:00pm
East Columbia Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace, Health & Wellness, Race, Equity & Inclusion, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Step into the fun and active world of Beyond Words, a vibrant and inclusive monthly class designed to spark joy and ignite the imagination of young people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pretty Pastels (ages 11 - 14)

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 11 - 14. Registration required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, History & Genealogy, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Registration Required
Event Details:

Harriet Tubman's story comes alive through traditional code songs, modern melodies, and authentic narration.  Journey along the Underground Railroad with historian Linda Harris as she chronicles her annual charity walks through the lens of lo

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Summer Adventures After Hours!

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott/ Patapsco/ Avalon Rooms
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Community Events, Crafts, Fun & Games!
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 11-18 | *Registration suggested, but walk in students will be welcomed if space allows. ALL students are required to bring a signed permission slip.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Culture & Language
Event Details:

Ages 0-5 with adult. 30 minutes. Ticket required.

Únase a nosotros para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Seguido de un tiempo de juego.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Garage Band Basic Beats

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Savage Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Make music in the A/V Studio using GarageBand and learn more about the music production resources available at the Savage branch.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Character Design

9:00am - 10:00am
East Columbia Branch
Registration
Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Walter Dean Myers Homework Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn about the process behind designing your own characters and using illustration software.  Create the look of your character, its costumes, and props, and give it a unique personality!

Registration required. Grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Movie Magic: Cosmetics

10:00am - 11:30am
Savage Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Science Studio (Carver Lab)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Dive into the world of special effects, through the view of a Makeup Artist! Students will learn the history and science behind the film industry’s own movie magic.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Technology of Fashion

10:00am - 11:30am
Elkridge Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn about the fashion industry from concept to delivery, the role of science, and how to use technology to create selected outfits and original fashion design ideas. Register once for all five sessions.

Taught by a HiTech Instructor.