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November 27 - December 3, 2014

Thursday, November 27

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work.

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  

Friday, November 28

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work.

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Teen Tech

Teen Tech 1:00pm

After School Activities

Need extra computer time? Learn about our electronic services and experiment with various library devices. For ages 13 to 18.

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
LEGOvans Fridays

LEGOvans Fridays 3:30pm

After School Activities

Bring your imagination and create with LEGOs. Build something big, something small, something new or something tall...

Govans Branch  
HOOKED!

HOOKED! 4:00pm

After School Activities

Impress your friends with your handmade scarves, hats, and bracelets. Learn the basic stitches of crochet to make your own gift items for family and friends.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  

Saturday, November 29

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work.

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Get Fit @ Your Library

Get Fit @ Your Library 10:15am

Health and Fitness

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Herring Run Branch  
Rollin' Reels at Roland Park: Casablanca

Rollin' Reels at Roland Park: Casablanca 10:30am

Films

In honor of the 1942 premiere of Casablanca, we will be showing this Humphrey Bogart classic. Be sure to bring a cushion or mat to sit on as seating is...

Roland Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:00am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Govans Branch  
National Inspirational Role Models Month

National Inspirational Role Models Month 12:00pm

After School Activities

At some point in our lives we are inspired to be more creative, to be more innovative and to move forward in our lives and/or careers when all the outward...

Orleans Street Branch, Reference Desk  
Awakening the Transformational Leader Within

Awakening the Transformational Leader Within 1:00pm

Presented by Wali Mutazammil, contributor to The Art and Science of Success: Proven Strategies from Today's Leading Experts by Matt Morris. Copies of the...

Herring Run Branch  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 2:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss The Dead Man's Wife by Solomon Jones.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Demonstrations of 3D Printing

Demonstrations of 3D Printing 2:00pm

Computer Classes

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at 3-D design? Here is your opportunity to design and print a three-dimensional object. Sign up at the reference desk...

Orleans Street Branch  

Sunday, November 30

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work.

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  

Monday, December 1

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work.

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Walbrook Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Washington Village Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:00am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Get Fit @ Your Library: Line Dancing Workout Group

Get Fit @ Your Library: Line Dancing Workout Group 12:00pm

Health and Fitness

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, jazz, soul. Caribbean and African rhythms.

Northwood Branch, Meeting room- ADA entrance on lower level  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 1:00pm

Health and Fitness

If you need health insurance or have questions about how to get covered, talk to a trained representative about services available through the Maryland...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1:00pm

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Walbrook Branch  
Arte en Estambre: Presented by the Creative Alliance

Arte en Estambre: Presented by the Creative... 3:30pm

After School Activities

Make beautiful arte en estambre (yarn art) with Pratt's partner Creative Alliance. Internationally known Mexican artist Francisco "Paco" Loza teaches this...

Northwood Branch  
Celebrate James Naismith: Creator of Basketball

Celebrate James Naismith: Creator of Basketball 3:30pm

After School Activities

Learn about the creation of basketball through interactive activities.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Non-Stop

Non-Stop 5:00pm

Films

During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010 5:30pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class participants will learn to use the spelling and...

Northwood Branch  
The Peace Corps

The Peace Corps 5:30pm

Shervin Stoney, a representative of the Peace Corps, will talk about opportunities with the Peace Corps.

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
Identity Theft: How Does This Affect Me?

Identity Theft: How Does This Affect Me? 6:00pm

Tim Baker, president of the Baltimore chapter of Society of Financial Awareness, a national non-profit organization committed to financial literacy, talks...

Central Library, Poe Room  
Make it Mondays!

Make it Mondays! 6:00pm

Health and Fitness

See a demonstration of a healthy and delicious holiday dessert, so simple you can easily make it at home.

Southeast Anchor Library, Cafe  
Makerspace

Makerspace 6:00pm

After School Activities

A place for creation, innovation, and collaboration. Come make stuff!

Hamilton Branch  

Tuesday, December 2

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Getting Started Series for Beginners

Getting Started Series for Beginners 10:00am

Computer Classes

4-Week Class Series, 2 hours per class. Course Content: In this 4-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill...

Northwood Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Help for Homeschoolers

Help for Homeschoolers 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 8th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Microsoft Excel 2010

Microsoft Excel 2010 10:00am

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert headers...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Paper Snowflake Project

Paper Snowflake Project 10:00am

After School Activities

Let it snow...in the library! Come learn about paper cutting and make a snowflake craft. Stop by any time the library is open on Tuesday, December 2nd.

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Department  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work.

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Spanish for Seniors

Spanish for Seniors 1:00pm

Impress your friends with your ability to use conversational words and phrases in Spanish. We will practice pronunciation and also learn some grammar. We...

Cherry Hill Branch  
Keyboarding - Computer & Office Applications

Keyboarding - Computer & Office Applications 3:00pm

Computer Classes

Class Content: Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify and...

Orleans Street Branch, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Arte en Estambre: Presented by the Creative Alliance

Arte en Estambre: Presented by the Creative... 3:30pm

After School Activities

Make beautiful arte en estambre (yarn art) with Pratt's partner Creative Alliance. Internationally known Mexican artist Francisco "Paco" Loza teaches this...

Herring Run Branch  
Baby It's Cold Outside

Baby It's Cold Outside 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come listen to tales of the North and then build a little igloo of your own.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Guerrilla Art

Guerrilla Art 3:30pm

After School Activities

Using different mediums, teens make a creative "street art" statement.

Light Street Branch  
Pinochle Kids

Pinochle Kids 3:30pm

After School Activities

Join The National Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club, Inc. as they teach the century-old game of pinochle! This organization is celebrating 60 years of...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Printmaking: Presented by the Creative Alliance

Printmaking: Presented by the Creative Alliance 3:30pm

After School Activities

Vibrant prints can be used for fine art, cards, or stationary. Join the Creative Alliance and learn how to layer, cut, or draw an image onto a simple...

Light Street Branch  
Teen Chess Time

Teen Chess Time 3:30pm

After School Activities

Bring your chess set with you or play with one of ours. Have fun with old and new friends while you strategize and learn to play the game of chess.

Govans Branch  
Anime Club

Anime Club 4:00pm

After School Activities

Watch your favorite Manga characters on the big screen!

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Demonstrations of 3D Printing

Demonstrations of 3D Printing 4:00pm

Computer Classes

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at 3-D design? Here is your opportunity to design and print a three-dimensional object. Sign up at the reference desk...

Orleans Street Branch  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 4:00pm

If you need health insurance or have questions about how to get covered, talk to a trained representative about services available through the Maryland...

Orleans Street Branch, Main Lobby  
Anime: Presented by the Creative Alliance

Anime: Presented by the Creative Alliance 4:30pm

After School Activities

Do you have a passion for drawing? In this workshop presented by the Creative Alliance you will learn about the interesting Japanese art form Mange/Anime....

Washington Village Branch  
Get Fit @ Your Library

Get Fit @ Your Library 5:00pm

Health and Fitness

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Herring Run Branch  
Job Clinic

Job Clinic 5:00pm

Jobs and Careers

Are you looking for a new job? Do you need assistance with creating or updating your resume? Could your cover letter use some tweaking? Are you having...

Orleans Street Branch, Quiet Study Room  
Young Eun Lee, cello, and Hyo Ju Lee. piano

Young Eun Lee, cello, and Hyo Ju Lee. piano 5:00pm

Live Music

Hyo Ju Lee and Young Eun Lee, both graduate students at the Peabody Conservatory, present a duo recital of chamber music for cello and piano. On the program...

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium  
Book Discussion

Book Discussion 6:00pm

Book Discussions

Read and discuss Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner City Funeral Home by Sheri Booker. Six Feet Under meets The Wire in a dazzling and darkly...

Reisterstown Road Branch, Meeting Room  
Game Play

Game Play 6:00pm

After School Activities

Challenge your friends to a round of Baltimore Monopoly or any of our other games.

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Open Mic, plus featured poet Cherrie Amour

Open Mic, plus featured poet Cherrie Amour 6:30pm

Poetry

Join us for an open mic, followed by a poetry reading. Open-mic readers, you have three minutes to wow us with your best original poetry. Sign-up begins at...

Central Library, Poe Room  

Wednesday, December 3

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50 Years, Works, Reasons

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition -- 50...

Exhibits

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the...

Central Library  
Health Insurance Benefit Review & Sign-Up

Health Insurance Benefit Review & Sign-Up 10:00am

Health and Fitness

Meet one-on-one with a Healthcare Navigator from Healthcare Access Maryland during the open enrollment period for health benefits. Discuss your options and...

Central Library, Central Hall  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:00am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Hamilton Branch  
Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne Parks

Pratt 5x3: Teresa Duggan, Patrick Joust, Lynne... 10:00am

Exhibits

Three Baltimore photographers, who are also Pratt Library staff members, present five photos each in a joint exhibit of their work.

Central Library, Fine Arts & Music Reading Room  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:15am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Light Street Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 10:15am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Orleans Street Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Washington Village Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 10:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Hampden Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 10:30am

Books, rhymes, and bouncing balls. A storytime specially created for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Govans Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hamilton Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:00am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Southeast Anchor Library  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:15am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Light Street Branch  
Toddler Jumps

Toddler Jumps 11:15am

Books, rhymes, and bouncing balls. A storytime specially created for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Orleans Street Branch  
Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 11:30am

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Patterson Park Branch  
Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 11:30am

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Govans Branch  
Jamercise

Jamercise 12:00pm

Health and Fitness

Enjoy an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance and hot new music.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010 1:00pm

Computer Classes

Course Content: Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class participants will learn to use the spelling and...

Southeast Anchor Library, Pratt Center for Technology Training  
Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection 2:00pm

Health and Fitness

If you need health insurance or have questions about how to get covered, talk to a trained representative about services available through the Maryland...

Orleans Street Branch, Meeting Room  
Spanish for Kids

Spanish for Kids 3:00pm

After School Activities

Learn basic conversational phrases in Spanish.

Cherry Hill Branch, Meeting Room  
Create Your Own Holiday Card

Create Your Own Holiday Card 3:30pm

After School Activities

Teens this your opportunity to allow your poetic and artistic side to come out as you create an original one-of-a-kind holiday card for that special person...

Clifton Branch  
Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls 3:30pm

After School Activities

Help decorate the library for the festive season and make an ornament to take home.

Patterson Park Branch  
LEGO Club

LEGO Club 3:30pm

After School Activities

If you can dream it, you can build it! Something big, something small, something new, or something tall...

Northwood Branch  
Pinochle Kids

Pinochle Kids 3:30pm

After School Activities

Join The National Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club, Inc. as they teach the century-old game of pinochle! This organization is celebrating 60 years of...

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch  
Teen Game Day

Teen Game Day 3:30pm

After School Activities

Come out and play your favorite board games.

Hamilton Branch  
Giant Gingerbread Build

Giant Gingerbread Build 4:00pm

After School Activities

Build, build, build as fast as you can; we are making a house for the gingerbread man! Help construct a giant gingerbread house at the library.

Southeast Anchor Library, Children's Department  
It's Teen Time!

It's Teen Time! 4:00pm

After School Activities

Activities for teens: games, puzzles, crafts, and conversation.

Northwood Branch, Northwood Branch  
Make-n-Take Holiday Crafts

Make-n-Take Holiday Crafts 4:00pm

After School Activities

Make some fun crafts to brighten up your holiday season.

Edmondson Avenue Branch  
Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain 5:00pm

Films

In this musical, silent film superstars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are poised to enter the world of talking pictures. There's just one problem: Lina's...

Reisterstown Road Branch  
Southeast Cinematheque: They Were Expendable

Southeast Cinematheque: They Were Expendable 5:30pm

Films

A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II. Directed by John Ford, 1945, 135 minutes....

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium  
Digital Dose

Digital Dose 6:00pm

Bring your questions about digital reading technology, and learn more about the services the Pratt Library offers to connect readers with eBooks, digital...

Forest Park Branch, Meeting Room  
Hooked On Yarn

Hooked On Yarn 6:00pm

Crocheters meet to learn and to share patterns and techniques. Presented by the 4H Club.

Forest Park Branch  
Celebrate Kwanzaa

Celebrate Kwanzaa 6:30pm

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Brooklyn Branch  

November 27 - December 3, 2014

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