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Meet Dr. Rita Colwell, Author of ‘A Lab of One’s Own’ (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for A Lab of One’s Own with Dr. Rita Colwell. Rita Colwell is one of the top scientists in America: the groundbreaking microbiologist who discovered how cholera survives between epidemics and the former head of the National Science Foundation. But when she first applied for a graduate fellowship in […]


⭐ Meet Anna Malaika Tubbs, Author of ‘The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X & James Baldwin Shaped a Nation’ (Prince George’s Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

      Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin’s son James (James Baldwin), about Alberta King’s son Martin Luther (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), and Louise Little’s son Malcolm (Malcolm X). But virtually nothing has been said about the extraordinary women who raised them. In her groundbreaking and essential […]


Fandemonium: Publishing Science Fiction and Fantasy – A Panel Discussion (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​Authors Harry Carpenter and Michael Barron offer advice and guidance on how to get your fiction published. Harry is an author of several novels and short story collections and is passionate about science fiction, horror and comedy. He has launched his own publishing company and discusses the trials, pitfalls and […]


⭐ Meet Ijeoma Oluo, Author of ‘Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America’ (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

Meet Ijeoma Oluo, Author of ‘Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America’ “A nuanced analysis of White male America” that “deftly combines history and sociological study with personal narrative” (Washington Post), Ijeoma Oluo’s So You Want to Talk About Race took a frank look at America’s institutionally racist political, economic, and […]


The Life & Literary Legacy of Author Edgar Allen Poe (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Experience the mysterious life and literary legacy of Edgar Allan Poe through the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s collections. Learn about Poe’s personal life and family, his writings, and his mysterious death in Baltimore in 1849. View unique artifacts from Poe’s life including manuscripts, letters, and personal items from the Library’s […]


⭐ MoComCOnline: Redrawing the World: Creating New Landscapes in Comics (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a panel discussion with 5 graphic novelists/cartoonists as they discuss and answer questions about aspects of their work and careers that they would like to highlight. Panelists: Jordan Clark Barbara Perez Marquez Nami Oshiro Ann Xu Vicky Yuh Join us in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94259703137 Or Dial In: 301 715 8592; […]


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture Featuring Eddie Glaude (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture featuring Eddie Glaude. Presented in partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. In the story of [Author James] Baldwin’s crucible, Glaude suggests, we can find hope and guidance through our own after times, this Trumpian era of shattered promises and white […]


⭐ MoComCOnline: Robin Ha, Young Adult/Graphic Novel Author (MCPL) – Virtual

Join us for an opening event for this year’s annual MoComCon with graphic novel author Robin Ha. Join us for a presentation and Q&A with graphic novel author Robin Ha.  Robin has drawn and written two graphic novels, Almost American Girl and Cook Korean. View more of Robin’s work on her website. Join us […]