Baltimore


⭐ Meet Justin Fenton, Author of ‘We Own This City’ (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  Justin Fenton will be in conversation about his book, We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops, and Corruption. In this urgent book, award-winning investigative journalist Justin Fenton distills hundreds of interviews, thousands of court documents, and countless hours of video footage to present the definitive account of the […]


We’re Better Than This: The Life And Legacy of Elijah Cummings (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

An online talk with distinguished political expert Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and longtime nonfiction writer James Dale, co-authors of We’re Better Than This: My Fight for the Future of Our Democracy, primarily authored by the late Elijah Cummings. Part memoir, part call to action, We’re Better Than This is the […]


Meet Laura Silberman, Author of ‘Wicked Baltimore and Wild Women of Maryland’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Author Lauren Silberman discusses her books Wicked Baltimore and Wild Women of Maryland. In Wicked Baltimore, discover the salacious underbelly of Baltimore’s history. In Wild Women of Maryland, learn about daring women who made their mark as spies, would-be queens and fiery suffragettes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Perry […]


⭐ The Lines Between Us: Civil Rights and Housing In the 21st Century (ACLU Maryland) – VIRTUAL

Join the University of Baltimore and the ACLU of Maryland for a conversation with award-winning journalist and author of The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide, Lawrence Lanahan. Lanahan will be joined in discussion with Adria Crutchfield, executive director at Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership, Barbara Samuels, ACLU of Maryland’s […]


19th Century Baltimore: A City of Immigrants (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​Baltimore historian and educator Wayne Schaumburg presents an illustrated program focusing on the city’s role as a major port of entry for immigrants during the 1800s. Sponsored by the Friends of the Perry Hall Library. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is […]


Meet John Clark, Photographer & Writer (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite. John Clark Mayden will give a slide-illustrated presentation of his photography while in conversation with Kenyatta Berry, then answer audience questions. Native Baltimorean John Clark Mayden is no stranger to the world of photography, community, and law. Mr. Mayden born May 16, 1951, was […]


Meet Glenn Stout, Author of ‘Tiger Girl and The Candy Kid’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

  ‘Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid‘ chronicles the lives of ​Margaret and Richard Whittemore, two kids growing up in Baltimore with big dreams of a lavish lifestyle. These dreams would lead them to New York to become true 1920s gangsters, stealing over $1 million of diamonds and jewels before […]


⭐ Why It Matters: Reckoning with Race. Equity. Allyship. (Baltimore County Public Library & Maryland Humanities) – VIRTUAL

Maryland Humanities presents authors Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal as they discuss their best-selling book, ‘I’m Not Dying with You Tonight‘, inspired by the death of Baltimorean Freddie Gray. In their conversation, they touch on some of today’s most pressing topics — the recent resurgence of our country’s reckoning with […]