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, April 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, April 25, 2017 - 10:30am
Lunch and Learn: Thoughtful Endings: Planning Your LegacyOne-hour session on end-of-life planning, including living wills and legacy documents. For adults of all ages, it’s never too soon! Presented by Jim Brennan, CFP and Deborah McGlauflin, Hospice of the Chesapeake Foundation, Certified End-of-Life Specialist. Bring a brown bag lunch. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
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, April 27, 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, April 27, 2017 - 10:30am
Grant Research One-on-One TrainingWould you like help searching for grant opportunities for your nonprofit organization? Meet for a one-on-one appointment to learn the basics of searching the Foundation Directory Online, a database of over 92,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S. Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:00am
Boats AfloatMeet a Coast Guard Lieutenant who will talk to us about ship stability. We'll also build a boat and do experiments with it. Monday, May 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
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 2, 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 2, 2017 - 10:30am
Conversational Español & Brown Bag Lunch Practice and expand your Spanish speaking skills in a relaxed environment. Bring your own lunch. All levels of learners and children welcome. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
"When Breath Becomes Air"-- A Book DiscussionA profoundly moving memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with terminal cancer who attempts to answer the question--"What makes life worth living?" Facilitated by clinical staff of Hospice of the Chesapeake. Wednesday, May 3, 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, May 4, 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, May 4, 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, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am
Super Mom! Moms are Heros! Celebrate their love with stories, crafts, and dancing! Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:30am
Super Mom! Moms are Heros! Celebrate their love with stories, crafts, and dancing! Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:30am
Celebrating Outstanding Hispanic Women in Anne Arundel County Series

Be motivated by women who have created successful lives.The panelists will present accounts of their journeys from immigrants to role models.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
Celebrate Mom!Celebrate the love of mother and child with a story, rhymes, and songs! Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 9:30am
Celebrate Mom!Celebrate the love of mother and child with a story, rhymes, and songs! Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:30am
Music and Movement Explore stories through singing and dancing. Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:30am
Music and Movement Explore stories through singing and dancing. Monday, May 15, 2017 - 10:30am
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 16, 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 16, 2017 - 10:30am
Conversational Español & Brown Bag Lunch Practice and expand your Spanish speaking skills in a relaxed environment. Bring your own lunch. All levels of learners and children welcome. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
Commonwealth by Ann PatchettCommonwealth, by renowned author Ann Patchett, is a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us together. Told with equal measures of humor and heartbreak, this novel is a meditation on inspiration, interpretation, and the ownership of stories. Wednesday, May 17, 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, May 18, 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, May 18, 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, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am
"When Breath Becomes Air"-- A Book DiscussionA profoundly moving memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with terminal cancer who attempts to answer the question--"What makes life worth living?" Facilitated by clinical staff of Hospice of the Chesapeake. Monday, May 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
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 23, 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 23, 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! Thursday, May 25, 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, May 25, 2017 - 10:30am
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
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
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
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
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
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
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