Upcoming Events

Annapolis
Toddler Time Children 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 30, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities.   Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 10:30am
Insurrections by Rion Amilcar ScottAuthor, Rion A. Scott, will discuss his new book Insurrections, a short story collection of the fictional town Cross River, Maryland, a largely black settlement founded in 1807. Book sale and signing to follow. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:00pm
Exciting Craft-A-Week!Stop in at the children's desk each week to check out our new summer craft!  Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:00am
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! Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:30am
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! Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am
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, June 6, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:30am
Downsizing PossessionsKater Leatherman, professional organizer and author of The Paper Diet, Making Peace with Your Stuff, and The Liberated Baby Boomer, discusses what makes us keep stuff that we don’t want, need or use. Book purchase and signing to follow. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
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! Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, June 8, 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, June 13, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 10:30am
Nonprofits Funders PanelGet the inside scoop -  hear local grantmakers talk about what kinds of grants their organizations provide. Our panel includes leaders from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Helen J. Serini Foundation, the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, and Anne Arundel Women Giving Together. Wednesday, June 14, 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! Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:30am
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! Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
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, June 20, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Build, Build, Build: Summer Reading KickoffChallenge! Build! Stack! Fashion Lego creations! Create a flotation device for a plastic critter! Design a cardboard building! And touch a real construction truck from the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works! Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:00am
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! Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:30am
On the Ball, SpinnySpencer ”Spinny” Johnson  a former member of the famous Harlem Globetrotters, brings an interactive, family program which stresses the importance of healthy eating, exercise, and the importance of getting a good education. At a modest height of 5’ 4” his amazing trick basketball feats will inspire children to stay in school, stay off of drugs, and encourage them to believe in themselves. Monday, June 26, 2017 - 11:00am
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, June 27, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:30am
Anne Arundel Medical Center BloodmobileGive where you live!  Anne Arundel Medical Center needs 7300 units of blood a year for accident victims, cancer patients and premature babies right here in our community. Just 30 minutes of your time can mean a lifetime for someone else!  Please come and donate.  You will receive a free mini physical and a cholesterol screening with your donation. Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 11:00am
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! Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:30am
Books! The Magic is Real! Joe Romano will present a family friendly, interactive magic show. The performance will stress the importance of reading. Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:30pm
Books! The Magic is Real! Joe Romano will present a family friendly, interactive magic show. The performance will stress the importance of reading. Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
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! Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:00am
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! Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, July 6, 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, July 11, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:30am
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra at your Library ~ BassoonBenjamin Greanya of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform an interactive, family friendly concert with question and answer time.  Participants will be encouraged to ask questions, learn about the instruments, and listen to classical music. Performance will begin at 6 pm and last approximately 30-45 minutes. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
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! Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:30am
Instant 3D PrintsBecome a product designer and rapid prototype a robot face! Explore the process of vacuum forming - heating thermoplastic and forming it over a shape with vacuum pressure -  to create squishy foam 3-dimensional designs to take home!  Registration is required.  Thursday, July 13, 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! Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am
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, July 18, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:30am
Gate in the Fence of Time by David Robert BerryAuthor David Robert Berry will discuss his fascinating book titled Gate in the Fence of Time. This book is a thought-provoking examination of early American history from the perspective of characters that do not often appear in works of historical fiction. Wednesday, July 19, 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! Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:30am
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! Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Hands of Harmony Sign Language Choir ConcertHEAR the music and SEE the words as they perform many styles of music. Their mission is to show the hearing world the beauty of sign language through music. You don't need to know sign language to enjoy this wonderful concert. Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:30pm
Billy's Bridge Puppet ShowAn interactive puppet show based on the story of “Three Billy Goats Gruff”: “Billy's Bridge” Join Billy, Nan and the Kid as they think like scientists and use the Engineering Method to get to the other side of the creek to eat sweet, green grass. Monday, July 24, 2017 - 3:30pm
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, July 25, 2017 - 9:30am
Preschool StorytimeChildren ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities. Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30am

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