families


A Family Approach to Digital Well-Being (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

With an ever-changing learning landscape, how can we ensure the digital well-being of our kids? Join us as we explore practical ways to use media and tech to create, connect, communicate, and learn. Families will leave with resources and strategies to support learning and digital well-being at home. Presented by […]


Take, Make, and Meet: Thumbprint Bookmarks (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Create your own bookmark to keep your place in your favorite book. Love reading but don’t have a good bookmark! Have no fear! Your friendly librarians are here to help! We’ll be creating adorable characters and animals using our thumbprints and taking those designs and turning them into bookmarks! What […]


Communicating with Teens (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you feel like it’s difficult to communicate with your teen? Are you wondering how to have a real conversation? In this workshop, you will learn helpful and practical skills to encourage communication between you and your teenager and strategies that can help reduce problems. Recommended for families of middle […]


Family Fun Night with Culture Queen: Happy Birthday, Dr. King (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

This family-friendly party celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a fun and interactive civil rights-themed show and hands-on crafts! Your royal children will also celebrate the legacies of kings and queens of social justice. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A […]


Online Resources for Families During Distance Learning (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Virtual learning can be difficult to navigate. Let MCPS school library media programs be your guide. Support your children by exploring the many online resources available for students to tap into while learning from home. We will include the fundamentals of the inquiry process of research and how to encourage […]


Getting Started in Genealogy Research (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Experienced librarians demonstrate the steps involved in starting your family history research.  Discover essential research methods and strategies, identify relevant records and how to locate them, and organize your family research information. This class is online. Registration is required.  PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. More Info Class Format: Lecture/demonstration Skill prerequisites: Some […]


Maintaining Positive Communication During COVID-19 (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

What to say and what not to say is the question. Fear, uncertainty, and being at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 can make it tough for families to keep a sense of calm. Get strategies for communicating to keep the home a happy place to be. Presented by […]