Waverly Branch


Story TimeWeekly Children's Storytime programming each Tuesday and Thursday morning. Children of all ages can enjoy stories, crafts, music and movement during these weekly storytimes. Many times, participants are as diverse as the stories told.


Friends of the Waverly Branch hold its meeting every two months. For the past 6 years, they have sponsored, BookFest. BookFest is held on the second Saturday of September. Activities for BookFest activities include crafts, balloon sculpting, face painting, book sale, book appraisal and bake sale. wvr bookfest



tutoring2The After School Tutoring program is also sponsored by the Friends of the Waverly Branch. Children and even some adults are given one on one tutoring by community residents and through our partnership with Johns Hopkins University, School of Social Concern.




Get Fit @ Your library: Line Dancing Group brings together members of all ages, size and ethnicity. We Get your Monday workout to popular line dances featuring hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms.Line Dancing


Teen Programming includes ongoing Wednesday evening game nights and an anime club. Teens can also participate in seasonal programming during Teen Read Week, Spring Fling, Teen Tech Week and the Summer Reading Club. teen game night


Adult Book Discussion Group meets every other month. Nonfiction and fiction titles are discussed based on member suggestions. September is the discussion of the One Maryland One Book selection. November is classics month.


Welded Steel Sculpture located in the main lobby . Can you name all of the literary figures? This sculpture was commissioned for the library’s opening in 1971 by Sculptor, Thomas E. Hoffmaster

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Free movies for families, teens and adults. Movies shown to an adult audience will have a discussion. movie

waverly's farmer's marketIn the Community we have the 32nd Street Year Round Farmer's Market, YMCA, and ongoing partnership with local schools and organizations such as Community Conferencing.

Special performers such as Aquarium on Wheels, Celebrate Kwanzaa, Pam the Kindersinger, Children’s Book Week professional storytellers

Special programs periodically hosted by branch librarians include Sidewalk Chalk, Wii Gaming, arts and crafts, family reading circle,