Ancestral Trauma: Healing Life’s Patterns

Worcester County Library Ocean Pines Branch 11107 Cathell Road, Ocean Pines

Dr. Sandra Burke, Psychologist and Women’s Trauma Specialist, presents this complex topic in an engaging, warm, and integrative way that’s down-to-earth, fun, and informative. The Maryland Humanities Book, There There by Tommy Orange, will be used for context and is not required reading. Q & A to follow. For questions contact Elena Coelho at 443-783-6164 […]

Here and There – Celebrating Native American Heritage

Towson University, Albert S. Cook Library 8000 York Road, Baltimore

November 7th, 2023 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cook Library Room 507 Come celebrate with us as we promote awareness of Native American heritage with a program surrounding the themes of the One Maryland One Book selection, “There There” by Tommy Orange.  Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate culture, heritage, and community. Keynote Speaker […]

Native America’s Protectors Performance

Carroll County Public Library, Eldersburg Branch 6400 Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg

Presentation and interactive visual performance by Keith Colston (Tuscarora and Lumbee), Director of Native America’s Protectors, LLC, who will discuss various topics, including American Indian communities that are indigenous to Maryland. He will also share traditional dress, dance, and music, and explain how these things contribute to a holistic approach of the culture. For questions […]

OMOB Book Discussion

Cecil County Public Library, Elkton Central Branch 301 Newark Avenue, Elkton

Join us to chat about this year's Maryland Humanities One Maryland One Book selection, There There by Tommy Orange. To reserve a copy of this title, contact the Elkton Branch at 410-996-5600. For questions contact Jennifer Martin at 410-996-5600 or

Community Read Discussion: There There by Tommy Orange

Ocean City 50plus Center 104 41st Street, Ocean City, MD, United States

Copies of the book are available at the Ocean City 50Plus Center. This is a community read, made possible by Maryland Humanities. For questions contact Elena Coelho at 443-783-6164 or

TED Talks

Worcester County Library, Berlin Branch 220 North Main Street, Berlin

We will watch 3 talks that provide context for the One Maryland One Book, including Native Americans: We Shall Remain, The Rise and Fall of the Lakota Empire, and America’s native prisoners of war. For questions contact Elena Coelho at 443-783-6164 or

There There: a One Maryland One Book Discussion

Baltimore County Public Library, Reisterstown Branch 21 Cockeys Mill Road, Reisterstown

Join us for a thoughtful discussion of There There, the 2023 One Maryland One Book winner, by Tommy Orange. "There There is a wondrous and shattering award-winning novel that follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize." For […]

A Celebration of Piscataway Culture

Calvert Library, Prince Frederick Branch 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick

Learn about Maryland's Indigenous people through song, dance Natalie Standingontherock, a born member of the Wild Turkey Clan, Cedarville Band of Piscataway people, will share Piscataway culture through song and dance. Natalie Standingontherock is a born member of the Wild Turkey Clan, Cedarville Band of Piscataway people.  She is the Tribal Chair for the clan/band […]

One Maryland One Book Discussion

Baltimore County Public Library, Hereford Branch 16940 York Road, Monkton

Join us for a lively discussion of There There by Tommy Orange. A limited number of free copies of the book available; inquire at the branch. For questions contact Cynthia Webber at 410-887-1919 or

Book Dicussion: There There (One Maryland, One Book)

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Waverly Branch 400 East 33rd Street, Baltimore

Join the Enoch Pratt Free Library and Maryland Humanities for a discussion of the book There, There by Tommy Orange. FREE copies of the book are available at branches on a first come, first served basis as sponsored by Maryland Humanities.

OMOB Book Discussion

Queen Anne's County Library Centreville Branch 121 South Commerce Street, Centreville

Join us for a Morning Book Discussion of the 2023 One Maryland One Book selection "There There" by Tommy Orange. For questions, contact Allison Wood at 410-758-2535 or

Native American Scholar Symposium

Prince George's County Public Schools, Frederick Douglass High School 8000 Croom Road, Upper Marlboro, MD

Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, MD will hold a Native American Scholar Symposium on Saturday, November 11 at 10 AM- 1 PM, extending of the exploration of There There. This one-day symposium is FREE and open to the public and will feature local tribal leaders and members. The symposium will include panel discussions, […]