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History of Colored & Consolidated Schools in Harford County

2023-02-23 18:30:00 2023-02-23 19:30:00 America/New_York History of Colored & Consolidated Schools in Harford County Please join us for a presentation and discussion of the Havre de Grace Colored School and Consolidated Schools of Harford County. Learn about the struggles and triumphs African Americans endured during segregation. Hear how African American students’ perseverance, tenacity, and resilience enabled them to navigate through the massive inequities inherent in segregated schools and succeed against the odds. Presented by The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center board president, Ms. Patricia D. Cole. Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room

Thursday, February 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-23 18:30:00 2023-02-23 19:30:00 America/New_York History of Colored & Consolidated Schools in Harford County Please join us for a presentation and discussion of the Havre de Grace Colored School and Consolidated Schools of Harford County. Learn about the struggles and triumphs African Americans endured during segregation. Hear how African American students’ perseverance, tenacity, and resilience enabled them to navigate through the massive inequities inherent in segregated schools and succeed against the odds. Presented by The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center board president, Ms. Patricia D. Cole. Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room

Aberdeen Library

Meeting Room

Please join us for a presentation and discussion of the Havre de Grace Colored School and Consolidated Schools of Harford County. Learn about the struggles and triumphs African Americans endured during segregation. Hear how African American students’ perseverance, tenacity, and resilience enabled them to navigate through the massive inequities inherent in segregated schools and succeed against the odds. Presented by The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center board president, Ms. Patricia D. Cole.

The Havre de Grace Colored School was the first public high school for African Americans in Harford County. The building was constructed in 1910 as an elementary school and expanded in 1930 to include a high school.

AGE GROUP: | Grades 9 - 12 | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Local Interest | Lecture | Black History Month |

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Aberdeen Library

jonesj@hcplonline.org
Phone: 410 273 5608
Fax: 410 273 5610
Branch manager
Jennifer Jones

Hours
Mon, Mar 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Mar 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 26 Closed

Upcoming events

Tue, Mar 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Tue, Mar 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities about spring!

Tue, Mar 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Mar 21, 10:15am - 11:00am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Mar 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Mar 21, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Havre de Grace Library - Lobby
Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA) has programs that support our community.

Canceled
Tue, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Edgewood Library
Chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and arthritis are leading causes of disability in the U.S. You will learn to cope with the fatigue, frustration and pain that accompany chronic conditions, and exercises for improving strength and endurance, all which improve health and decrease hospital stays. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Tue, Mar 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Hang out at the Library! Play video and board games, make a craft, and have a great time with your friends! Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Childrens Department Floor
Stop in for surprise hands-on STEM activities! Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
We'll cover many of the poses of the basic Hatha Yoga program. We start on the floor and work our way to standing poses.

Tue, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Public Area Childrens
Come create with us to celebrate the power of art all month long!

Tue, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Joppa Room
Join us for crafting fun! All supplies will be provided. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Mar 21, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and family-focused program building community among military and civilian families. Four weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books are led by professional storytellers and storylovers. Families with children ages 6 to 13 will enjoy discussing children’s stories about such ideas as family, courage, and community. The program is free for participants; kid-friendly dinners and books are provided. Sponsored by Blue Star Families in partnership with Harford County Public Library.

Tue, Mar 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
A program for people who like to talk about food. We will talk about cardamom- its origins, cultural history, and use in popular recipes. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Norrisville Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Mar 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Mar 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Mar 22, 10:15am - 11:15am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Put on something sparkly and join us for a magical time as we celebrate unicorns with songs, stories, activities, and crafts! Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Canceled
Wed, Mar 22, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Whiteford Library
Chronic pain can be debilitating and may lead to isolation and depression. Better management of chronic pain can help you feel better, move better and improve quality of life. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Wed, Mar 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whiteford Library - Quiet Study
Join us for a discussion of Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World's First Modern Computer by Kathy Kleiman.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bel Air Library
Homeschoolers share projects with each other at this event. Participants have the flexibility of sharing with the whole group or with a small group of fellow homeschoolers. We will also show student-made videos submitted ahead of time. Each student attending must register prior to the program. Please contact the Bel Air Children's Department for more information with regard to this program at 410-638-3151.

Wed, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Teen Area
Attention all gamers: Need a place to let loose and game your life away? Come to the library on Wednesday and play!

Wed, Mar 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Come in and paint a masterpiece with others. All supplies provided. Each person attending must register prior to the program.

Wed, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Melting crayons does amazing things, like make gorgeous jewelry! Come join us to make these colorful gems. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Jarrettsville Friends of HCPL.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Katie Troch for a Zumba dance fitness class. Beginners welcome! Please bring water and a towel. Each person attending must register prior to the program.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Join us for an "all are welcome" yoga practice led by instructors from the community. Each class will be a themed journey of yoga poses, breathing exercises, stillness, and meditation; we will conclude with an enriching group discussion to help integrate the benefits of yoga into daily life. Dress comfortably and bring a mat. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Bel Air Friends of HCPL.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 22, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Edgewood Middle School Planetarium
Join us at the Edgewood Middle School Planetarium (2311 Willoughby Beach Rd, Edgewood, MD) for an interactive quiz show experience where you test your knowledge of astronomy! Each person attending must register prior to the program. Please call the Edgewood Branch at 410-612-1600 to register for this special event.

Wed, Mar 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
The Tea Trolley will be serving tea and scones over a presentation of tea basics. Including a brief overview of the history of tea development, traditions, and differences in types of tea and the best ways to brew them. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Abingdon Library
Think you know everything there is to know about Maryland? Interested in learning more? Compete alone or as a team in this fun and family-friendly, pub style trivia game. Test your knowledge and learn even more about the people, places and events that make Maryland great! Each person attending must register prior to the program.

Wed, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Edgewood Middle School Planetarium
Join us at the Edgewood Middle School Planetarium (2311 Willoughby Beach Rd, Edgewood, MD) for an interactive quiz show experience where you test your knowledge of astronomy! Each person attending must register prior to the program. Please call the Edgewood Branch at 410-612-1600 to register for this special event.

Thu, Mar 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Thu, Mar 23, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Create a one-of-a-kind brooch using cardboard, glue, paint, and patience. Supplies will be provided. Do bring a pair of sharp cutting scissors, if you have them. Each person attending must register prior to the event.

Thu, Mar 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Darlington Library - Public Area
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Mar 23, 10:15am - 11:15am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Thu, Mar 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Mar 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt.

Canceled
Thu, Mar 23, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Joppa Library
Diabetes is associated with an increased risk for a number of serious, even life-threatening, complications. Good diabetes control can help reduce the risk of these complications. Topics include nutrition, exercise, stress management, foot care and more. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Thu, Mar 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Come to the library and unwind from school with some quality Nintendo Switch™ time!

Thu, Mar 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Learn to solve the original Rubik's Cube and explore other types of puzzle cubes. Share strategies and algorithms with other fans of this nostalgic, but competitive, toy. Supported by the Bel Air Friends of HCPL

Thu, Mar 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Join us for some crafting fun!

Thu, Mar 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Join us for an evening of crafting fun! Create clay beads for a necklace or bracelet. All supplies will be provided. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Fallston Friends of HCPL.

Thu, Mar 23, 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Join fellow researchers and share techniques, tips & resources.

Thu, Mar 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill.

Fri, Mar 24, 9:30am - 10:30am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Erin Subramanian for a Zumba dance fitness class featuring Latin and international rhythms that make staying active fun. Beginners welcome! Please bring a water bottle and a towel. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Fri, Mar 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Fri, Mar 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Fri, Mar 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
A gentle approach to Yoga designed for all ages, body types, and physical abilities.

Fri, Mar 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
This free* brief legal advice clinic, by appointment only, features counsel from the Harford County Bar Foundation (HCBF).

Fri, Mar 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Join us for crafting fun! All supplies will be provided. *Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Fallston Friends of HCPL.

Fri, Mar 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Bel Air Library - Childrens Department Floor
This is the night we open the library just for a teens only egg hunt! *A parent permission is required to participate.* *Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Bel Air Friends of HCPL.  

Sat, Mar 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Spread joy and kindness by painting rocks into works of art, then placing them in our kindness rock garden. Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Sat, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Public Area
Stop by the library with your friends and family to play games, both classic and new.

Sat, Mar 25, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Childrens Department Floor
Story time is not just for kids - reconnect with the joy of listening to stories! Join us each week to enjoy a book, bond over stories, feed your imagination, foster a love of reading and just relax. Our librarians will read aloud a children’s book, chapter by chapter over several weeks. If you miss a session, we will do a quick recap before continuing the book. Kids, Teens, Adults, Families, Neighbors…EVERYONE is welcome.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Whiteford Library - Public Area Exhibit
Visit the branch during the month of March to enjoy artwork by students from North Harford Elementary School.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Mar 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Mar 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of The Doctors Blackwell by Janice Nimura.

Mon, Mar 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a gentle approach to Yoga designed for all ages, body types, and physical abilities. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL
This event is full

Mon, Mar 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Join the Friends! Support your library by volunteering for special projects that help fund Library programs.

Mon, Mar 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bel Air Library - Conference Room
Join the Friends! Support your library by volunteering for special projects that help fund Library programs.

Mon, Mar 27, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a flow practice that integrates breath and movement to create strength and flexibility. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL. Each person attending must register prior to the program.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 11:00am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
A multi-sensory story time, for families of children of all abilities. Each child attending must register prior to the program. After registering, please contact us to discuss any special needs or accommodations in advance.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 11:00am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Get creative and enjoy stories and art-themed, hands-on projects.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 11:15am
Harford County Agricultural Center- Darlington - Susquehanna Room
Get creative and enjoy stories and art-themed, hands-on projects. Each child attending must register prior to the program.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Edgewood Activity Center
Participants at least 55 years of age meet for a spirited book discussion. Please call the Edgewood Activity Center at 410-612-1622 for more details. This month's title is French Braid by Anne Tyler.

Tue, Mar 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Learn about science, music, math, and art concepts through hands-on activities and fun demonstrations! Each child attending must register prior to the program.

Tue, Mar 28, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Joppa Library - Public Area
Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA) has programs that support our community.

Canceled
Tue, Mar 28, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Edgewood Library
Chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and arthritis are leading causes of disability in the U.S. You will learn to cope with the fatigue, frustration and pain that accompany chronic conditions, and exercises for improving strength and endurance, all which improve health and decrease hospital stays. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Tue, Mar 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Hang out at the Library! Play video and board games, make a craft, and have a great time with your friends! Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Mar 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
We'll cover many of the poses of the basic Hatha Yoga program. We start on the floor and work our way to standing poses.

Tue, Mar 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Public Area Childrens
Come create with us to celebrate the power of art all month long!

Tue, Mar 28, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and family-focused program building community among military and civilian families. Four weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books are led by professional storytellers and storylovers. Families with children ages 6 to 13 will enjoy discussing children’s stories about such ideas as family, courage, and community. The program is free for participants; kid-friendly dinners and books are provided. Sponsored by Blue Star Families in partnership with Harford County Public Library.

Tue, Mar 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Get ready for your baby by participating in a one hour long “Mother Goose on the Loose: Hatchlings, Ready to Hatch” program, sponsored by the Maryland State Library. Participants will learn more about their baby-to-be through songs and fun activities, and receive a free take-home kit! For more information or to register, please contact Bridget Bloomer bloomer@hcplonline.org, 410-638-3990.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a variety of fun and educational activities. For more information, please contact the branch.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Public Area
Teens and Adults, pick up your Mini Art Kit starting March 1. (While supplies last.) Return your masterpiece by March 31. Mini Art submissions will be on display during the month of April. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:15am - 11:00am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities about bunnies! Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Jarrettsville Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Mar 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Mar 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Mar 29, 10:45am - 11:15am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Celebrate your progress in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge by reading, singing, dancing, and making a fun craft! Haven't joined 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten yet? Join the program and celebrate! Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 29, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Whiteford Library
Chronic pain can be debilitating and may lead to isolation and depression. Better management of chronic pain can help you feel better, move better and improve quality of life. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Bel Air Library
Enjoy a variety of nature-based, hands-on experiences and activities. Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Bel Air Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Teen Area
Attention all gamers: Need a place to let loose and game your life away? Come to the library on Wednesday and play!

Wed, Mar 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Hop into the library and learn about our 3D printer. We'll create a fun spring-themed craft as well! Each child attending must register prior to the program.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Katie Troch for a Zumba dance fitness class. Beginners welcome! Please bring water and a towel. Each person attending must register prior to the program.

Wed, Mar 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whiteford Library - Quiet Study
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog. Please contact the Whiteford Library to register at 410-638-3608.

Wed, Mar 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Join us for an "all are welcome" yoga practice led by instructors from the community. Each class will be a themed journey of yoga poses, breathing exercises, stillness, and meditation; we will conclude with an enriching group discussion to help integrate the benefits of yoga into daily life. Dress comfortably and bring a mat. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Bel Air Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Mar 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Follow along with instructor Sandra Somervell to create a beautiful masterpiece! Please wear clothes suitable for painting. All necessary supplies will be provided. Supported by the Joppa Friends of the Library. Each person attending must register prior to the program.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Thu, Mar 30, 10:15am - 11:00am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
"Curiouser and curiouser!" Join us for an Alice in Wonderland themed story time with games, crafts, and lots of fun stories and songs.

Thu, Mar 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Darlington Library - Public Area
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Mar 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Canceled
Thu, Mar 30, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Joppa Library
Diabetes is associated with an increased risk for a number of serious, even life-threatening, complications. Good diabetes control can help reduce the risk of these complications. Topics include nutrition, exercise, stress management, foot care and more. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Thu, Mar 30, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Relax with some easy watercolor painting projects! All skill levels welcome! Each person attending must register prior to the program.

Thu, Mar 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Get creative and enjoy stories and art-themed, hands-on projects.

Thu, Mar 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Come and see the Norrisville Quilt created in 1976 by the Norrisville Homemakers to chronicle this community's history. The Harford County Historical Society will delve into the making of this story-telling textile with special guest, Judith Billingslea, Founder of the Norrisville Homemakers.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 31, All day
Abingdon Library
Drop in to peruse our Women's History Month book display, where you will find fiction and non-fiction titles, highlighting women of the world and their accomplishments, then grab a copy of a Women's history word search puzzle.

Fri, Mar 31, 9:30am - 10:30am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Erin Subramanian for a Zumba dance fitness class featuring Latin and international rhythms that make staying active fun. Beginners welcome! Please bring a water bottle and a towel. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library
You know about breakout rooms. For this activity, you need to BREAK IN! Using the clues provided, solve puzzles to break into a locked box. Drop by the branch March 17th through March 31st to participate!

Fri, Mar 31, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Fri, Mar 31, 10:15am - 11:00am
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Get ready to have fun and make artistic (and messy!) creations using a variety of art supplies and techniques. Each child attending must register prior to the program.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Fri, Mar 31, 11:00am - 11:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
A gentle approach to Yoga designed for all ages, body types, and physical abilities.

Fri, Mar 31, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Whiteford Library - Outside - Library Grounds
Help us beautify the library's walkway with your artistic talent and our sidewalk chalk!

Fri, Mar 31, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Darlington Library - Public Area
Have a half-day at school? Come to the library and do or make something cool!

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Fun for all ages! Build and create with a variety of blocks from LEGO®, DUPLO®, MagnaTiles® and more!

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Celebrate Spring by making some seasonal crafts! Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Norrisville Friends of HCPL.

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Fun for all ages! Build and create with a variety of blocks from LEGO®, DUPLO®, MagnaTiles® and more! Supported by the Fallston Friends of HCPL.

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
School’s out early, so come enjoy stories, yoga, movement, and music! Bring a mat or towel. Each child attending must register prior to the event.

Fri, Mar 31, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy "Minions: Rise of Gru" on March 31, "Coco" on April 28, and "Paw Patrol" on May 26. You can bring a picnic to enjoy during the flick. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Fri, Mar 31, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Public Area
This is the night we open the library just for teens! Teens can play games, listen to music and have fun while the library is closed. *Please call the library for a parent permission slip* Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Sat, Apr 01, All day
Edgewood Library - Public Area
Celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Come in and grab a unique, thought-provoking poem every day, from April 1st until April 29th during library hours.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Fallston Library - Public Area
Enjoy a rotating selection of artwork by students from Youth's Benefit Elementary School on display in the children's area of the library from March 1 through May 31.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Children's Area
Locate the hidden eggs in our Children's Area for a special treat! This activity runs through April 1st - April 10th. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Public Area
Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating various types of poetry! Join us throughout the month to create your own unique works of poetry--including blackout poetry.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Donate books, CDs, and DVDs for an upcoming book sale! All proceeds support library programs and services.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Public Area
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog. Please contact the Jarrettsville Library to register at 410-692-7887.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Havre de Grace Library - Public Area Childrens
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog.

Sat, Apr 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Join chemist Dr. Rose Pesce-Rodriguez from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society and participate in hands-on experiments exploring the chemistry of algae. Each child attending must register prior to the program.

Sat, Apr 01, 11:00am - 11:45am
Abingdon Library - Public Area
Enjoy an abridged version of the story of the Coppelia performed by Ballet Chesapeake, followed by a story time and short dance lesson.  

Sat, Apr 01, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Harford County Agricultural Center - Darlington - Susquehanna Room
Have you sowed seeds in the past without success in the vegetable garden? We will guide you through the process of basic vegetable gardening. From transplanting baby seedlings to making sure they become strong, productive, plants that yield a bountiful harvest.

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Joppa Room
Enjoy building with LEGO blocks while watching a family friendly movie. We supply the LEGOs and you supply the imagination! Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Join local author, Judy L. Murray to learn about the writing process behind her book series, "Murder in the Master: A Chesapeake Bay Mystery." Books will be available to purchase and signing after the program.

Sat, Apr 01, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Childrens Department Floor
Story time is not just for kids - reconnect with the joy of listening to stories! Join us each week to enjoy a book, bond over stories, feed your imagination, foster a love of reading and just relax. Our librarians will read aloud a children’s book, chapter by chapter over several weeks. If you miss a session, we will do a quick recap before continuing the book. Kids, Teens, Adults, Families, Neighbors…EVERYONE is welcome.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Public Area Childrens
Fun for all ages! Build and create with a variety of blocks from LEGO®, DUPLO®, MagnaTiles® and more!

Mon, Apr 03, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Bel Air Library - Childrens Department Floor
Time to reuse and recycle some activities from the past! Stop by the Children's Department this week to craft and play with some materials that may look familiar, or be new-to-you! This program runs through April 8th.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Apr 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Apr 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Join us for a special storytime featuring author Lindsey Pope who will read her picture book Sheldon's Time! Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Apr 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Join the Friends! Support your library by volunteering for special projects that help fund Library programs.

Mon, Apr 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
McFaul Senior Center
Participants at least 55 years of age meet for a spirited book discussion. This month's title is A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell.

Mon, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Childrens Department Floor
Drop in and discover hand or machine sewing. Already experienced? We'll have a project for you too! Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Mon, Apr 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a gentle approach to Yoga designed for all ages, body types, and physical abilities. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL

Mon, Apr 03, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a flow practice that integrates breath and movement to create strength and flexibility. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL. Each person attending must register prior to the program.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 11:00am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Explore music and movement through stories, songs, and play!

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 11:30am
Aberdeen Library - Public Area
Join us for a morning of crafting fun! Make flower pens and decorating pen holders using faux flowers and washi tape. Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Apr 04, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Public Area
Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA) has programs that support our community.

Tue, Apr 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 04, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Edgewood Library
Chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and arthritis are leading causes of disability in the U.S. You will learn to cope with the fatigue, frustration and pain that accompany chronic conditions, and exercises for improving strength and endurance, all which improve health and decrease hospital stays. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Experience the magic of what happens when a glass vase meets with alcohol ink--an ordinary vase turns into a work of art! Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Jarrettsville Friends of HCPL.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Come make some noise! Join us for some dancing and percussion instrument playing. Each child must register prior to the program.
Registration opens Tuesday, March 21 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Apr 04, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Public Area
Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating various types of poetry! Join us to create your own unique works of poetry--including blackout poetry.

Tue, Apr 04, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Hang out at the Library! Play video and board games, make a craft, and have a great time with your friends! Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
We'll cover many of the poses of the basic Hatha Yoga program. We start on the floor and work our way to standing poses.

Tue, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Joppa Room
Join us for crafting fun! All supplies will be provided. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Apr 04, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Bel Air Library - Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Come play Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition with our experienced Dungeon Master. Materials will be provided, but you're welcome to bring dice and books. *Each person attending must register prior to the event.
Registration opens Tuesday, March 21 2023 at 10:00am

Wed, Apr 05, 9:15am - 10:30am
Havre de Grace Library - Public Area Childrens
Grab your bunny ears and join us for an egg-stra special event! Come in before we open for an egg hunt, followed by a fun spring craft. Doors open at 9:15, egg hunt begins promptly at 9:30. Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Joppa Library
Get moving! Chat with others about your current reads, discuss authors that you enjoy, and get some great recommendations on what to read next. Meet at the Joppa library, then we will travel to Mariner Point Park.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Children's Area
Locate the hidden eggs in our Children's Area for a special treat! This activity runs through April 1st - April 10th. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Explore your baby's senses through music, exercise and play activities! Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Jarrettsville Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Wednesday, March 22 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Canceled
Wed, Apr 05, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Whiteford Library
Chronic pain can be debilitating and may lead to isolation and depression. Better management of chronic pain can help you feel better, move better and improve quality of life. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Wed, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Teen Area
Attention all gamers: Need a place to let loose and game your life away? Come to the library on Wednesday and play!

Wed, Apr 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Come share your personal poetry work or your favorite poem by someone else.

Wed, Apr 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Make a difference in the Library. Have your voice be heard in a safe space! Bring friends and make new ones.

Wed, Apr 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Interested in manga and anime? Join us for a lively discussion of books and manga in popular culture.

Wed, Apr 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whiteford Library - Quiet Study
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog. Please contact the Whiteford Library to register at 410-638-3608.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Darlington Library - Public Area
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Create beautiful pictures using your baby’s tiny hands and feet. Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Fallston Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Thursday, March 23 2023 at 10:00am

Thu, Apr 06, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Jarrettsville Library - Outside - Library Grounds
The staff of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Mobile Van work to promote wellness by sharing information on health topics, and provide a range preventative screenings accessible to the community.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 06, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Joppa Library
Diabetes is associated with an increased risk for a number of serious, even life-threatening, complications. Good diabetes control can help reduce the risk of these complications. Topics include nutrition, exercise, stress management, foot care and more. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Play this lively word game at the library!

Thu, Apr 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Engage your senses with different Spring crafts and activities. After registering, please contact us to discuss any accommodation in advance. Each child attending must register prior to the event. 
Registration opens Thursday, March 23 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Apr 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Make a difference in the Library. Have your voice be heard in a safe space! Bring friends and make new ones.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Joppa Room
Interested in manga and anime? Join us for a lively discussion of books and manga in popular culture.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Library
Join our quest for adventure, treasure, magic, and mayhem using Discord as our virtual tabletop! Middle and high school players of all D&D skill levels are welcome to join our monthly adventure.
Registration opens Thursday, March 23 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Apr 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Join us for fun and friendly game of Bingo. Did we mention that there is candy involved?

Thu, Apr 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Join us for an evening of DIY fun. Make your own wonderfully scented bathbombs and a scrumptous sugar scrub. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the North Harford Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Friday, March 24 2023 at 10:00am

Thu, Apr 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Norrisville Library - Public Area
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog. Please contact the Norrisville Library to register at 410-692-7850. 

Sat, Apr 08, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Public Area
Finished a jigsaw puzzle and ready for the next one? Bring in puzzles you would like to trade-in for others!

Sat, Apr 08, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Children's Area
Locate the hidden eggs in our Children's Area for a special treat! This activity runs through April 1st - April 10th. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Sat, Apr 08, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Childrens Department Floor
Story time is not just for kids - reconnect with the joy of listening to stories! Join us each week to enjoy a book, bond over stories, feed your imagination, foster a love of reading and just relax. Our librarians will read aloud a children’s book, chapter by chapter over several weeks. If you miss a session, we will do a quick recap before continuing the book. Kids, Teens, Adults, Families, Neighbors…EVERYONE is welcome.

Mon, Apr 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Apr 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Apr 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Apr 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Apr 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
We are cleaning out our craft closet! Show off your creative side during an afternoon of crafts using materials from our craft closet

Mon, Apr 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a gentle approach to Yoga designed for all ages, body types, and physical abilities. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL
Registration opens Monday, March 27 2023 at 10:00am

Mon, Apr 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.

Mon, Apr 10, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a flow practice that integrates breath and movement to create strength and flexibility. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL. Each person attending must register prior to the program.
Registration opens Monday, March 27 2023 at 10:00am

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Give a "roarrr" for stories, songs, and a craft about lions, tigers, and other wild cats! Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Norrisville Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Tuesday, March 28 2023 at 10:00am

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Break out your dancing shoes and get your little one dressed in their itty-bitty best for our first ever Tot Prom!

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Learn about science, music, math, and art concepts through hands-on activities and fun demonstrations!

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Apr 11, 10:45am - 11:15am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Create beautiful pictures using your baby’s tiny hands and feet. Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Apr 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
All needlecrafters are welcome to come work on a project, share ideas and learn more about the Library. Knitting and crocheting instruction is available for beginners.

Tue, Apr 11, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Edgewood Library - Public Area
Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA) has programs that support our community.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 11, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Edgewood Library
Chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and arthritis are leading causes of disability in the U.S. You will learn to cope with the fatigue, frustration and pain that accompany chronic conditions, and exercises for improving strength and endurance, all which improve health and decrease hospital stays. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Tue, Apr 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Join the Friends! Support your library by volunteering for special projects that help fund Library programs.

Tue, Apr 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Hang out at the Library! Play video and board games, make a craft, and have a great time with your friends! Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Interested in manga and anime? Join us for a lively discussion of books and manga in popular culture.

Tue, Apr 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whiteford Library - Public Area
We'll cover many of the poses of the basic Hatha Yoga program. We start on the floor and work our way to standing poses.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Joppa Library
Get moving! Chat with others about your current reads, discuss authors that you enjoy, and get some great recommendations on what to read next. Meet at the Joppa library, then we will travel to Mariner Point Park.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Public Area
Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating various types of poetry! Join us throughout the month to create your own unique works of poetry--including blackout poetry.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Darlington Library - Public Area
Join us for a discussion of The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson. Each person attending must register prior to the event.
Registration opens Wednesday, March 29 2023 at 10:00am

Canceled
Wed, Apr 12, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Whiteford Library
Chronic pain can be debilitating and may lead to isolation and depression. Better management of chronic pain can help you feel better, move better and improve quality of life. 6 weekly sessions, 2.5 hours each session. Registration is required by calling University of MD Upper Chesapeake Outreach at 1-800-515-0044. Offered in partnership with University of MD Upper Chesapeake.

Wed, Apr 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Discover the world of art - and create some too! Great for homeschool families, but all are welcome. Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Jarrettsville Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Wednesday, March 29 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Harford County Agricultural Center- Darlington - Susquehanna Room
In partnership with the Master Gardeners, come enjoy stories and participate in a gardening-themed activity. Great for homeschool families. Each child attending must register prior to the program.
Registration opens Wednesday, March 29 2023 at 10:00am

Wed, Apr 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Teen Area
Attention all gamers: Need a place to let loose and game your life away? Come to the library on Wednesday and play!

Wed, Apr 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Community series on financial literacy and financial education awareness. The library along with Edgewood High School’s Academy of Finance will be working with a local financial institution to do a series of talks around the importance of savings, understanding a checking account, the benefits of creating a budget, and understanding spending habits.

Wed, Apr 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Play games, relax, and have a great time with friends!

Wed, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Come play a D&D adventure built especially with kids in mind. Become brave adventurers and show the monsters who's boss! Each child attending must register prior to the program.
Registration opens Wednesday, March 29 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Let's make a difference! In support of HCPL's Choose Civility Harford initiative, visit the library to participate in activities that benefit our community. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Apr 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
A reading and discussion series for veterans of all services, all eras. Five books are discussed over the course of five sessions, one each month. Read the book, come for the discussion - and dinner! Moderator, Dr. Karen Arnold, will take you and your compatriots through books that explore a variety of topics. Learn about the experiences of other military personnel and share your own with those most likely to understand. Please plan to attend all sessions. Registration is required. When you register, please come into the Bel Air Library to pick up your first book. Books thereafter will be handed out at the program and at the library desk. All books and readings will be provided.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Abingdon Grill
Bold titles, Refreshing talk! Everyone's welcome! Abingdon Grill, 418 Constant Friendship Blvd, Abingdon, MD 21009. This month's title is The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. Each person attending must register prior to the program.

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cultural Center at the Havre de Grace Opera House
In partnership with the Cultural Center at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, join us for the 11th Annual Black Gospel Musical Experience. Local gospel choirs and soloists will bring the sounds and history of Black Gospel Music. Learn about its roots and its place in the African American community of today. Admission is free, but registration is required. Free tickets can be reserved through the Havre de Grace Cultural Center at www.OHHdg.org. Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Havre de Grace Activity Center
Participants at least 55 years of age meet for a spirited book discussion. This month's title is Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Darlington Library - Public Area
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Learn about science, music, math, and art concepts through hands-on activities and fun demonstrations! Each child attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Fallston Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Thursday, March 30 2023 at 10:00am

Thu, Apr 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Community series on financial literacy and financial education awareness. The library along with Edgewood High School’s Academy of Finance will be working with a local financial institution to do a series of talks around the importance of savings, understanding a checking account, the benefits of creating a budget, and understanding spending habits.

Thu, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Make a difference in the Library. Have your voice be heard in a safe space! Bring friends and make new ones. Supported by the North Harford Friends of HCPL.

Thu, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Public Area Childrens
Explore the works and styles of famous artists and create your own masterpiece at our family art lab event!

Thu, Apr 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Get creative and enjoy stories and art-themed, hands-on projects.

Thu, Apr 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain.

Thu, Apr 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Drop off your stuffed animal at the library for a sleepover! Wear your pajamas to a nighttime story time before we say goodbye to our friends for the night. Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Thu, Apr 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Falling victim to financial fraud is costly. Scammers use creative schemes and phony offers to target the most vulnerable populations. Learn how to recognize current common scams and protect yourself and your loved ones from exploitation. Presented by Harford County Sheriff's Office Financial Crimes Unit.

Fri, Apr 14, 9:30am - 10:30am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Erin Subramanian for a Zumba dance fitness class featuring Latin and international rhythms that make staying active fun. Beginners welcome! Please bring a water bottle and a towel. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Friday, March 31 2023 at 10:00am

Fri, Apr 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Fri, Apr 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Fri, Apr 14, 11:00am - 11:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
A gentle approach to Yoga designed for all ages, body types, and physical abilities.

Fri, Apr 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
This free* brief legal advice clinic, by appointment only, features counsel from the Harford County Bar Foundation (HCBF).

Fri, Apr 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Slate Farm Brewery
Bold titles, Refreshing talk! Everyone's welcome! Slate Farm Brewery, 2128 Whiteford Rd., Whiteford, MD 21160. This month's title is The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Donate books, CDs, and DVDs for an upcoming book sale! All proceeds support library programs and services.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Donate books, CDs, and DVDs for an upcoming book sale! All proceeds support library programs and services.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Public Area
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog. Please contact the Jarrettsville Library to register at 410-692-7887.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Havre de Grace Library - Public Area Childrens
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog.

Sat, Apr 15, 11:00am - 11:45am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Sat, Apr 15, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Childrens Department Floor
Story time is not just for kids - reconnect with the joy of listening to stories! Join us each week to enjoy a book, bond over stories, feed your imagination, foster a love of reading and just relax. Our librarians will read aloud a children’s book, chapter by chapter over several weeks. If you miss a session, we will do a quick recap before continuing the book. Kids, Teens, Adults, Families, Neighbors…EVERYONE is welcome.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Apr 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Mon, Apr 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Mon, Apr 17, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Join us for an interactive, playful storytime filled with stories, yoga poses, and songs!

Mon, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy some fun hands-on science experiments and STEM activities! Each child attending must register prior to the program.
Registration opens Monday, April 3 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Apr 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a gentle approach to Yoga designed for all ages, body types, and physical abilities. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL
Registration opens Monday, April 3 2023 at 10:00am

Mon, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
We supply the LEGO® bricks. You supply the imagination! Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Norrisville Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Monday, April 3 2023 at 10:00am

Mon, Apr 17, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join instructor Kelly Blackburn for a flow practice that integrates breath and movement to create strength and flexibility. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL. Each person attending must register prior to the program.
Registration opens Monday, April 3 2023 at 10:00am

Tue, Apr 18, 10:00am - 7:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Used books, music, movies, and more! All proceeds support library programs and services.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Apr 18, 10:15am - 11:00am
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Apr 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Tue, Apr 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Havre de Grace Library - Lobby
Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA) has programs that support our community.

Tue, Apr 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Teen Area
Interested in manga and anime? Join us for a lively discussion of books and manga in popular culture.

Tue, Apr 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Hang out at the Library! Play video and board games, make a craft, and have a great time with your friends! Supported by the Havre de Grace Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Childrens Department Floor
Stop in for surprise hands-on STEM activities! Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL.

Tue, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
We'll cover many of the poses of the basic Hatha Yoga program. We start on the floor and work our way to standing poses.

Tue, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Joppa Library - Joppa Room
Join us for crafting fun! All supplies will be provided. Supported by the Joppa Friends of HCPL.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:00am - 7:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Used books, music, movies, and more! All proceeds support library programs and services.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Joppa Library
Get moving! Chat with others about your current reads, discuss authors that you enjoy, and get some great recommendations on what to read next. Meet at the Joppa library, then we will travel to Mariner Point Park.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Wed, Apr 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney.

Wed, Apr 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Each person attending must register prior to the program.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 5 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edgewood Library - Teen Area
Attention all gamers: Need a place to let loose and game your life away? Come to the library on Wednesday and play!

Wed, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Hang out with Pokémon fans for card trading and battles!

Wed, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Abingdon Library - Meeting Room
Interested in manga and anime? Join us for a lively discussion of books and manga in popular culture.

Wed, Apr 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Abingdon Library - Sensory Room
Discover our Children's Sensory Room, a unique space for children of all abilities to enjoy with their families and caregivers.

Wed, Apr 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whiteford Library - Quiet Study
Get cozy with our doggie volunteers and read a good book during a one-on-one session with a well-trained therapy dog. Please contact the Whiteford Library to register at 410-638-3608.

Wed, Apr 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Join us for a discussion of "Remarkably Bright Creatures" by Shelby Van Pelt.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:00am - 7:30pm
Jarrettsville Library - Meeting Room
Used books, music, movies, and more! All proceeds support library programs and services.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whiteford Library - Meeting Room
Cozy up with your little one for bounces, books, and music.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Darlington Library - Public Area
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Havre de Grace Library - Meeting Room A & B
Get ready for stories, music, movement, and fun!

Thu, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chenowith Activity Center
Participants at least 55 years of age meet for a spirited book discussion. This month's title is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin. Please call the Chenowith Activity Center at 410-638-3260 to register.

Thu, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Fallston Library - Meeting Room
Come to the library and unwind from school with some quality Nintendo Switch™ time!

Thu, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Yoga teacher Donna Hinder will be introducing yoga exercises through hands on fun. Wear comfortable, flexible clothing and socks. Supported by the Aberdeen Friends of HCPL. Please only register children prior to the program.
Registration opens Thursday, April 6 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Apr 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edgewood Library - Meeting Room 1
Stop in for surprise hands-on STEM activities!

Thu, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aberdeen Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo.

Thu, Apr 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Norrisville Library - Meeting Room
Join us for crafting fun! Get crafty with recycled books! All supplies will be provided. Each person attending must register prior to the program. Supported by the Norrisville Friends of HCPL.
Registration opens Thursday, April 6 2023 at 10:00am

Thu, Apr 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Joppa Library - Meeting Room
Join us as we share our scrapbooking techniques and create new memories. Supplies provided. Attendees are encouraged to bring photos and other scrapbook materials they would like to use.