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Parent Panel: Talking to Kids About Race and Racism (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Hear from educators, psychotherapists and social workers from Baltimore County 4-H, Parenting Works, Keys of Hope Consultations, LLC and Baltimore County Public Library staff​ about resources and tips to have discussions about anti-racism, inclusion, diversity and equity with your children. This program’s theme is celebrating Black joy and using your […]


Just Breathe: Mental Health Maintenance for Students (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Students are facing an unprecedented amount of stress and in many cases loneliness. They’re disconnected from typical activities, such as being around friends, playing sports, or going to the movies. This workshop will provide suggestions and resources that can help you support your child’s social-emotional well-being. Recommended for families of […]


⭐ YA Authors: Ta-Nehisi Coates ‘The Beautiful Struggle’ With Nic Stone ‘Dear Justyce’ (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

Join Ta-Nehisi Coates and Nic Stone as they discuss the powerful young adult edition of Coates’ The Beautiful Struggle. A candid coming-of-age memoir, this adaptation explores one boy’s journey to manhood and his relationship with his larger-than-life father. Coates grew up in the tumultuous 1980s in Baltimore, known then as the murder capital of the […]


Discussion: ‘Return to School’ Plan (MCPS) – VIRTUAL

NOTE: Text below from Montgomery County Public Schools ‘MCPS to Host Virtual Conversation on Return to School Plan Feb. 24’ Email Message (February 21, 2021). traducción al español a continuación MCPS will host a virtual conversation for the community on the return-to-school plan on February 24 at 6:30 p.m. The […]


CommUNITY Chat (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

MCPS cares! You and your child’s well-being are important to us and we value your perspective! Please join us to share your experience with remote learning, accessing technology, community resources, and connecting with MCPS staff throughout the pandemic. Presented by MCPS staff. Recommended for families of elementary, middle, and high […]


⭐ Teens: ‘For the Culture Trivia: Celebrating Black History and Culture’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Come celebrate art, music, science and many other contributions of African American history and culture with us at this live trivia event using Kahoot! ​ Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send a Zoom link to the […]


Superhero Theme Song: Using Soundtrap (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Want to learn how to demonstrate your artistic skills? Look no further, we will introduce Soundtrap which is an online digital audio workstation. Learn how to use audio files and compose a song of your choice. We will be creating music pieces inspired by our favorite Superheroes or comic books. […]


African American Poetry Celebration (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Come celebrate the rich history of African American Poetry with readings, discussion, and the history of some of the best loved poets and poems of all time. Bring a poem of your choice, or we’ll have some great works on hand if reading aloud isn’t really your thing. Registration is […]