Date(s) - Saturday, September 14, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate the Central Library Grand Reopening with a Block Party & Open House! Check out the fresh spaces and enjoy activities, authors, musicians, performers, storytelling, and slam poetry all day. Participate in the Virtual Tour throughout the library.
Outdoor Stage: BLYSS Step Team, Baltimore School for the Arts, Black Chakra, Olu Butterfly Woods, Ribbon cutting, Old Bay Brass, Line Dancing by Lisa Luv Cinnamon, Kondwani Fidel, Conjunto Bruja, food trucks.
Central Hall: A1 Chops, Tattered Hatters, face painting, Maryland Historical Society, Walters Art Museum, Peter Quinn, Dance and Bmore, and prize drawings.
Children’s Department: Black Cherry Puppet Theater performance, Adam Gidwitz, National Aquarium, crafts, and more activities!
Creative Arts Center: 123 Andrés!, jazz with Contemporary Arts Inc., Morgan State Choir.
Wheeler Auditorium: Griots Circle, Laura Lippman, Sujata Massey, D. Watkins, Kondwani Fidel, and Chris Wilson.
Teen Space: OpenWorks, Future Makers, Wide Angle, game systems, recording studio, robotics, 3D printers, sewing, and more activities!
Poe Room: Nico Sarbanes performing smooth jazz all day.
Made possible by the generous support of Sandra R. Berman.