Summer Reading
from the Baltimore County Public Library.

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Registration required.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Tickets given out up to one hour before start time at the information desk.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Magician Mike Rose performs impossible magic tricks and off-the-wall comedy featuring construction, building and architecture!
Location
* White Marsh Meeting Room
Library
White Marsh Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Discover new and old engineering marvels and explore new technologies.
Location
* Woodlawn Meeting Room
Library
Woodlawn Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A hands-on animal adventure that travels the globe.
Location
* Catonsville Meeting Room
Library
Catonsville Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Registration required.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Tickets given out up to one hour before start time at the information desk.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Magician Mike Rose performs impossible magic tricks and off-the-wall comedy featuring construction, building and architecture!
Location
* Cockeysville Meeting Room
Library
Cockeysville Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Discover new and old engineering marvels and explore new technologies.
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Magician Mike Rose performs impossible magic tricks and off-the-wall comedy featuring construction, building and architecture.
Library
Sollers Point Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Discover new and old engineering marvels and explore new technologies.
Location
Lansdowne Meeting Room
Library
Lansdowne Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Registration required.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Tickets given out up to one hour before start time at the information desk.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 05, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A hands-on animal adventure that travels the globe.
Location
* White Marsh Meeting Room
Library
White Marsh Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 06, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Discover new and old engineering marvels and explore new technologies.
Location
* Loch Raven Meeting Room
Library
Loch Raven Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 07, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Library, store, hospital and more! There are so many places to see in our neighborhood! Join Kathy MacMillan for stories, songs, rhymes and American Sign Language fun.
Location
* Rosedale Meeting Room
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Discover new and old engineering marvels and explore new technologies.
Location
* Essex Meeting Room
Library
Essex Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A hands-on animal adventure that travels the globe.
Location
* Randallstown Meeting Room
Library
Randallstown Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Discover new and old engineering marvels and explore new technologies.
Location
Owings Mills Combined Rooms B and C
Library
Owings Mills Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Create with LEGO blocks! All supplies provided.
Location
* Rosedale Meeting Room
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Turtle Dance Music presents this fun program designed to engage with children through songs, comedy, robots, technology and more. Play instruments, try out interactive music technology and dance along through the whole show.
Location
* Reisterstown Meeting Room
Library
Reisterstown Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 14, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Learn the basics of programming with Scratch at this week-long camp for beginning coders and their families. Each participant age 8 to 13 is encouraged to attend with a parent or friend and create an animation or game together. Camp meets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. from August 14 to August 18. Please call or visit the branch to register beginning August 1 - register once for the week.
Location
* Rosedale Meeting Room
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A hands-on animal adventure that travels the globe. LIMITED SEATING.
Location
* Perry Hall Meeting Room
Library
Perry Hall Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Learn the basics of programming with Scratch at this week-long camp for beginning coders and their families. Each participant age 8 to 13 is encouraged to attend with a parent or friend and create an animation or game together. Camp meets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. from August 14 to August 18. Please call or visit the branch to register beginning August 1 - register once for the week.
Location
* Rosedale Meeting Room
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Learn the basics of programming with Scratch at this week-long camp for beginning coders and their families. Each participant age 8 to 13 is encouraged to attend with a parent or friend and create an animation or game together. Camp meets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. from August 14 to August 18. Please call or visit the branch to register beginning August 1 - register once for the week.
Location
* Rosedale Meeting Room
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Registration required.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Minecraft can be fun whether you're 9 or 49! Explore, create and battle with other Minecraft enthusiasts at an evening of positively square fun. No Minecraft account needed. All equipment provided. Tickets given out up to one hour before start time at the information desk.
Location
Public Computers
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 18, 2017
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Learn the basics of programming with Scratch at this week-long camp for beginning coders and their families. Each participant age 8 to 13 is encouraged to attend with a parent or friend and create an animation or game together. Camp meets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. from August 14 to August 18. Please call or visit the branch to register beginning August 1 - register once for the week.
Location
* Rosedale Meeting Room
Library
Rosedale Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 21, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Watch the solar eclipse. Viewing glasses are available, while supplies last.
Location
* Catonsville Meeting Room
Library
Catonsville Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Mary Ann Jung re-enacts the astonishing woman who commanded an entire fleet of ships and faced down Queen Elizabeth I of England in this interactive sail through history.
Location
* North Point Meeting Room
Library
North Point Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Participants in the branch's LEGO display contest gather to be recognized for their creativity and imagination in conveying this year's Summer @ Your Library reading theme, Build a Better World.
Location
Hereford Combined Rooms A and B
Library
Hereford Branch

Important Messages

Join Us For Summer Reading Fun!


The "Read To Me" summer reading program is for kids ages birth to five (with their parents). Want to sign up? It's easy. Here's how...

STEP ONE: Sign up on this page anytime between May 8 and August 20.


STEP TWO: Beginning on June 14, stop by any BCPL branch and pick up your game board and start the fun.


STEP THREE: Complete the activities on your game board for prizes and stickers.


STEP FOUR: Keep up the fun through September 3.


Learn more on BCPL's Summer Reading website.