holidays


⭐ Meet Annette Gordon-Reed, Author of ‘On Juneteenth’ (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  Annette Gordon-Reed will be in conversation with Lawrence Jackson about her new book, On Juneteenth. In ON JUNETEENTH, Gordon-Reed combines her own scholarship with a personal and intimate reflection of an overlooked holiday that has suddenly taken on new significance in a post-George Floyd world. As Gordon-Reed writes, “It is staggering that there is […]


Freedom Deferred & No Longer Denied: A Juneteenth Story (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – IN PERSON & VIRTUAL

Freedom Deferred & No Longer Denied: A Juneteenth Story WombWork Productions and Enoch Pratt Free Library invites you to join the Nu World Art Ensemble on a journey through the genesis of the Juneteenth holiday, the heroes and sheroes of emancipation during a war-torn 19th century United States, and the connections […]


Curing the Holiday Debt Hangover (Alexandria Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for this virtual presentation on how to dig yourself out from under the holiday debt. It’s January. The hectic holiday season is over. The gifts have been opened and the New Year celebrations are behind you. But now you have a sinking feeling in your stomach and a […]


Combatting the Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder (Jefferson-Madison Regional Library) – VIRTUAL

Does the cooler weather bring along depression? What about a post-holiday slump? This presentation will offer an overview of Seasonal Affective Disorder, its biological underpinnings, and treatment options. The course will be led by Cali Caldwell, BSN, RN. Cali graduates in May as a Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner. This virtual program […]


⭐ On Stage: ‘The Nutcracker’ by Pages to Pirouettes (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

Pages to Pirouettes brings the story of Marie and the nutcracker to life, accompanied by the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky. This Sundays on Stage tradition is moving online this year, with an international recording of the performance shared on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/FLPYouthServices/). This incredibly unique Nutcracker was performed in 2010 in […]


‘Tis the Season: Holiday Traditions from Radio’s Golden Age (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

For many people, the holidays are a time of traditions— and there were plenty of entertaining traditions during the “Golden Age” of radio, from Jack Benny’s annual shopping trips to Lionel Barrymore’s portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge. This presentation offers classic seasonal sounds from radio’s past, designed to spur the imagination […]


⭐ Never Judge a Queen by The Cover: Holiday Edition (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Sing along to some of your favorite holiday songs with local drag queens. Hosted by Baltimore’s Drag Performer of the Year” Evon Dior Michelle, in partnership with Baltimore City LGBTQ Affairs in the Office of the Mayor. DIAL-IN INFORMATION Zoom information to come. The performance will also be broadcasted on the Enoch […]


Exploring Music & Food: Christmas in Jamaica Edition (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

Do you enjoy music, food, and learning about different cultures? If so, come join us for a family friendly instructional class. In this edition, Exploring Music and Food will be exploring Christmas in Jamaica. Have you ever wondered what Christmas looks like in Jamaica? Tune in to learn how to […]