young adults


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 […]


Tuesday Night Special: A Book Club for Teens/Adults With Special Needs (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Tuesday Night Special: A Book Club for Teens/Adults with Special Needs. An invitation to join this online program will be sent to participants after they register. Caregivers welcome. Registration open at 2:00pm Tuesday, March 16, 2021


⭐ Why It Matters: Reckoning with Race. Equity. Allyship. (Baltimore County Public Library & Maryland Humanities) – VIRTUAL

Maryland Humanities presents authors Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal as they discuss their best-selling book, ‘I’m Not Dying with You Tonight‘, inspired by the death of Baltimorean Freddie Gray. In their conversation, they touch on some of today’s most pressing topics — the recent resurgence of our country’s reckoning with […]


⭐ 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 […]


⭐ Freedom Summer Inspiring Young Voters Today (National Archives) – VIRTUAL

Join National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick Madden in a conversation with Maxim Thorne, Managing Director of the Andrew Goodman Foundation, on how a civil rights murder in 1964 has inspired a national movement of young people to vote and engage in civic life today. Nancy Thomas, Institute for Democracy […]


Meet Kwame Alexander, Children’s and YA Author (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Join award-winning children’s and young adult author Kwame Alexander as he discusses his books during a Q&A conversation with Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson. Presented in partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Share your questions before the event: https://forms.gle/8LRM22V4a7gYKNLX7 About Kwame Alexander: Kwame Alexander is the Innovator-in-Residence at the American […]


⭐ 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 […]


Adulting 101: Cut The Cord (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Looking for new ways to save some money? Tired of paying a lot of money for cable TV services? Join the Eastchester Branch as we discuss various streaming options and how streaming can be a more budget-friendly option to watch your favorite shows. To participate in this program you need to register […]