In the form of traditional and contemporary bookmaking and paper crafting, The Amazing Race exhibition is designed to chronicle certain aspects of the Atlantic slave trade experience from its beginnings in Africa to its early years in the Americas. The exhibit exemplifies the extraordinary strength, courage, and grace of the people and their descendants who survived this African diaspora to become valuable productive citizens of the Americas.
Children Ages Birth to Fifth Grade Can Earn Two Tickets to an O's Game Just by Reading!
The Baltimore Orioles join Pratt Library in offering the Tom Clancy Orioles Reading Club in honor of O's part owner and renowned author Tom Clancy who passed away in 2013. In the spirit of Clancy's love of books and reading, children ages birth through fifth grade are eligible to win two free tickets to an Orioles game, just for reading five books on our...
Let IRS-certified tax volunteers file your taxes for free. Eligibility requirements: Income under $53,000, and the return must be within the volunteer certification guidelines of the IRS. Appointment required; call 410-234-8008 or go to bmorefreetaxes.org to make an appointment.
Share a poem you love at one of these friendly gatherings, hosted by librarians. Extra kudos and mental benefits go to those who perform from memory, but you're also welcome to read a poem from the page, or just listen.
Lawrence Hill talks about his book, The Book of Negroes, which is being reissued in paperback to coincide with the BET miniseries airing in February.
In The Book of Negroes, Hill brings to life the journey of Aminata Diallo, an African, a South Carolinian, a New Yorker, a Nova Scotian, and a Londoner, as she travels from continent to continent and from freedom to enslavement. She becomes the embodiment of the African diaspora.
Are you kaput with Capsicum annuum ‘Jalapeno,’ but not phased by Phaseolus vulgaris ‘Rattlesnake?’ If you have viable vegetable or flower seeds that you would like to exchange for something new and different, then come to our seed swaps.
Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
This screening is part of the Free Family Flicks series at the Library.
Directed by Miguel Arteta, 2014, 81 minutes, rated PG, a Walt Disney...