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This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
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Dr. Patrick Chung, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Maryland, explores the historical places and events that serve as the backdrop of Lisa See’s The Island of Sea Women. The title is the 2020 One Maryland One Book se...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture
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Presented by Enoch Pratt Free Library. FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live go on sale September 16 at 9am. Click here to register. Karamo Brown will be in conversation with Heidi Daniel, Enoch Pratt Free Library CEO...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, College & Career, Writing
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Seats Remaining: 404
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Ages 14-18. For High School & Howard Community College students getting ready to embark on a career or college. Allow 60 min. Local authors and writers share their path to English-related careers. Learn what they studied in coll...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Author works: When Dating Hurts by Bill Mitchell

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
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On June 3, 2005, Kristin Mitchell was murdered by her boyfriend in her apartment just outside of Philadelphia. She was ending her relationship with the man. Three weeks prior, the Mitchell family had attended Kristin’s graduation at Saint Joseph...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
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The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See Join us from Mountain Maryland to the Ocean City shore as we read and discuss this year’s memorable story. This year's One Maryland One Book (OMOB) is the story of the complex and decades-long friendship betw...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale September 22 at 9am through EventBrite. Jon Meacham will talk about his new book, His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope. Drawing on decades of wide-ranging...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Brown Lecture Series: Kenyatta Berry

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Presented by Enoch Pratt Free Library.  FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar or Facebook Live go on sale September 24 at 9am. Click here for more information.  Kenyatta Berry will be in conversation about her work and contri...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

The Thursday Next book group (online)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
One Maryland One Book event The Thursday Next book club will be discussing:  The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See This year's One Maryland One Book is the story of the complex and decades-long friendship between Young-sook and Mi-ja...
This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), Ages 11-13 (Middle School)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Writing
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Seats Remaining: 476
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Ages 8-14. Allow 60 min.   Register at hclibrary.org to receive a link and password.  Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan, authors of A Place at the Table; and Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Shang, authors of Not Your All-...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events
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This event has been cancelled, we regret the inconvenience Join the Conversation as we celebrate Booker Prize winner, Bernardine Evaristo with guest discussion leader Erika Carruth from the Maryland Institute College of Art.  Evaristo's novel...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Book Corner: Books for Discussion 2021

11:00am - 11:45am
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
  Books for Discussion 2021 @ Book Corner In October, we'll introduce the sure-to-be-in-demand HCLS Books for Discussion 2021 list, which will suggest adult fiction and nonfiction titles worthy of discussion.  HCLS Instruc...

Dear Mama

10:00am - 2:00pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Program Type: Art & Music, Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 191
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Dear Mama is a group thematic exhibit depicting pregnancy and motherhood through the eyes of emerging artists of African descent. The aim is to create for the viewer emotional resonance as well as understanding of the health disparities impacting wom...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture, Health & Wellness
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Community connection and continuing to contribute to the wellbeing of the collective even after their diving days are over are central to the haenyeo culture depicted in the 2020 One Maryland One Book selection, The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. ...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

ELKs Excellent Reads (online)

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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  One Maryland One Book event ELKs Excellent reads book group will be discussing:  The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See This year's One Maryland One Book is the story of the complex and decades-long friendship between Y...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Author & Literary Events, Community & Culture
Event Details:
FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live go on sale October 27 at 9am through Eventbrite. Click here to register beginning 10/27/2020.  Join us as we honor Devin Allen's work, lead in conversation with DeRay Mckesson. Devi...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Book Corner

11:00am - 11:45am
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
  Welcome to Book Corner! In this class we will talk about our current favorite reads and hear from you about your favorites. We will discuss fun questions about books: who is your favorite protagonist of all times, what you love most ab...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Book Corner

11:00am - 11:45am
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
  Welcome to Book Corner! In this class we will talk about our current favorite reads and hear from you about your favorites. We will discuss fun questions about books: who is your favorite protagonist of all times, what you love most ab...