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Destination College: Understanding the College Admissions Process (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you need help navigating the college admissions process? Do you know what admissions officers consider when evaluating college applications? The focus of this workshop is on understanding how to maximize the impact of college admissions applications and on selecting and developing essay topics. Presented by Achieva Educational Consulting. Recommended […]


Meet Maggie Thrash, YA Author of ‘Honor Girl’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Maggie Thrash is the author of the critically-acclaimed graphic memoirs “Honor Girl” (a Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee) and “Lost Soul, Be At Peace”. Their fiction works include the noir-ish mysteries “Strange Truth” and “Strange Lies,” which are set at an oppressive Southern prep school. On their podcast Creep […]


Meet Candice Iloh, YA Author of ‘Everybody Lookin’ (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Would you like to have a virtual class visit from a debut Young Adult author? This is your chance! Join us for a conversation with Candice Iloh, a first generation Nigerian-American author and dancer based in Philadelphia, PA. She is a writer, teaching artist, and youth educator. She has performed […]


Meet Travis Rieder, Author of ‘In Pain’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​In Pain by Travis Rieder is a memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal — a call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack of crucial resources and structures to handle this nationwide epidemic. The author shares his experiences with opioids and examines the problems facing […]


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 […]