Upcoming Events

Odenton
Microsoft Word IIIIncludes mailings, footnotes, endnotes and more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Prerequisite: Word II or One-on-One computer training. Registration begins March 11. Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Courageous Women of MarylandJoin Katherine Kenny and Eleanore Randrup, authors of Courageous Women of Maryland, for a look into the lives of many notable women from our state who left a mark on history. Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Babies in BloomBabies from birth to 18 month (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! Monday, March 27, 2017 - 9:30am
Adulting 101: Tips for TeensGet a head start on surviving adulthood: Basic Sewing. Don't toss a shirt because it lost a button or has a tear. Learn to fix it yourself. Necessary materials list provided at registration, which begins March 13. Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
Dewey's Number of the WeekMelvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System, will select one call number to post on his bulletin board each week. Find books with that number on the spine, discover what they are about, and tell the librarian for a small prize! Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:00am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:30am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:30am
Introduction to HTML5 and CSSAn introduction to building a website using a combination of  HTML5, and CSS3.  Prerequisites: must have a strong understanding of the computer, the windows operating system, and Microsoft Word, and be proficient in keyboarding. Please note: this is a three-session class and registrants must be able to attend all three sessions.  Registration begins February 28.   Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Family Storytime Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:30am
Art in Our Schools ReceptionYoung artists from local elementary schools and their families are invited to celebrate their art on display in our libraries. Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
Paws to ReadChildren can practice their reading skills with a furry friend.  Call 410-222-6277 to reserve your time slot. Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Dewey's Number of the WeekMelvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System, will select one call number to post on his bulletin board each week. Find books with that number on the spine, discover what they are about, and tell the librarian for a small prize! Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 9:00am
Author Visit: Laura KamoieJoin New York Times bestseller and local author Laura Kamoie in a talk and discussion of her novel, America's First Daughter, the epic family saga of Martha Jefferson Randolph, eldest daughter of Thomas Jefferson. Q&A and booksigning to follow. Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Music and MovementSing, chant, play instruments and move creatively as we explore sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Charity KnittingHelp make lap blankets and hats for AAMC patients. Beginners are welcome.  Please bring size 7 or 8 needles if you have them. Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Storybook MoviesEnjoy animated or iconographic short films of popular children’s picture books and make a craft during this 30 minute program. Friday, April 7, 2017 - 9:30am
Camp Meade & the Great WarLearn more about World War I's direct impact on our region and the creation of Camp Meade. Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
MatildaRated PG, 98 minutes Monday, April 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Dewey's Number of the WeekMelvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System, will select one call number to post on his bulletin board each week. Find books with that number on the spine, discover what they are about, and tell the librarian for a small prize! Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 9:00am
STEM TuesdaysLearn and have fun with a different STEM activity each session! Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:30pm
From Seed to PlantObserve the properties of bean seeds, take a look at the stages of growth, and plant your own in this hands-on program. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:00pm
Chess ClubPlay chess and learn from other players.  For all ages and skill levels. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
Teen Writers ClubTeens 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. For more information, call the branch at 410-222-6277. Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Build & PlayCome for brick-snapping fun! Design and build your own fantastic creations. Note: We'll supply the bricks; please do not bring your own. The bricks must stay at the library. Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Babies in BloomBabies from birth to 18 month (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! Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:30am
Dewey's Number of the WeekMelvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System, will select one call number to post on his bulletin board each week. Find books with that number on the spine, discover what they are about, and tell the librarian for a small prize! Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:30am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:30am
Meet Poet Sheri Booker @ Poetry Club!Award-winning author and poet, Sheri Booker will talk  about writing and poetry during National Poetry Month at the April 19th  meeting of Odenton's Poetry Club. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:45pm
Poetry ClubWrite your own original poetry and share your finished creations. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:45pm
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Family Storytime Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:30am
Manga ClubJoin fellow enthusiasts and share your love of manga and anime through various activities! Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
Meet Rosie the RiveterA 'Rosie' is a woman who did something for the war effort during WWll. Local 'Rosie's' will share their stories of supporting WWII by leaving their families to work in factories and shipyards. This is Living History! Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
Babies in BloomBabies from birth to 18 month (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! Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:30am
Adulting 101: Tips for TeensGet a head start on surviving adulthood. Money Management Basics: Where to start? Learn about banking, saving, budgeting and credit from Roy Yenoli of Making Change. Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Dewey's Number of the WeekMelvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System, will select one call number to post on his bulletin board each week. Find books with that number on the spine, discover what they are about, and tell the librarian for a small prize! Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 9:00am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:30am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:30am
Chess ClubPlay chess and learn from other players.  For all ages and skill levels. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
Google for GenealogistsSearch for your ancestors using Google and its tools. Learn how to construct searches tailored to look for your ancestors. Registration required, starting April 12. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
Sun Safety StorytimeGear up for summer and join us for a special storytime with Mariah Fortman, Health Educator from the Learn To Live Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, for songs and stories about Sun Safety! Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:30am
Sun Safety StorytimeGear up for summer and join us for a special storytime with Mariah Fortman, Health Educator from the Learn To Live Program at the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, for songs and stories about Sun Safety! Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:30am
Teen Writers ClubTeens 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. For more information, call the branch at 410-222-6277. Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
Babies in BloomBabies from birth to 18 month (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! Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:30am
Dewey's Number of the WeekMelvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System, will select one call number to post on his bulletin board each week. Find books with that number on the spine, discover what they are about, and tell the librarian for a small prize! Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 9:00am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 10:30am
Toddler TimeChildren ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 9:30am, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 10:30am
Special Effects Make Up with West Arundel Creative ArtsLearn to secrets to aging, injuries, and special character make-up for the stage!  Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
Music and MovementSing, chant, play instruments and move creatively as we explore sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:30pm
Bilingual StorytimeFamilies or caregivers with young children will enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building ready to read skills in English and Spanish. Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:30am

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