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Events Calendar

Events

May 22 - 28, 2018

Tuesday, May 22

Ira's Shakespeare Dream: Original Illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is...

Home School Class Sessions

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

Email: Beyond the Basics for Seniors

Course content: compose, send and receive messages. Learn to attach documents and graphics to email messages. Class prerequisite recommendations: SeniorTec...

Introduction to Word 2010

Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and...

Operation Egg

Want to meet chicks at the library? Stop by the Cherry Hill Branch. We're hatching our own. Learn about the life cycle of the chicken, genetics and...

Nutrition Workshops

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) will present a series of free workshops featuring fast and easy meals, fun physical activity, and...

Yoga For Beginners

Come to the library for an hour of relaxing and stress-reducing exercise by Surya. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services.

Spanish for Seniors

Spanish language classes for seniors.

Yoga for YOU

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture, and meditation and other techniques to manage stressful situations on the job and in life. Presented by Dr....

Art Afterschool with The Walters Art Museum

Join The Walters Art Museum for fun and educational art-making. Each program includes a creative hands-on activity and covers a distinct topic, like...

Crafts for the Young and Young at Heart

New crafts every week for those who love to create.

Family STEM

Learn about simple STEM concepts using household items.

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Art-tastic!

Learn about great art techniques and create your very own materpiece.

Bingo Fun

Play Bingo for prizes. Come join us for some fun.

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement and theatre. This 11-week session uses community-building, games and creative writing to...

Something Crafty

Flex your crafty muscles after school. Keep your fingers nimble and your scissors sharp.

Anime Club

Meet up with other teens to talk about anime and manga, try your hand at manga art projects, and enjoy episodes of different anime series.

Learn Loom Knitting

Loom knitting is a fun, versatile way to get into knitting. Bring your loom and yarn and learn basic stitches, patterns, tips and techniques, or come in to...

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

 Zumba Central

Get active and have fun. Ms. Jasmine will teach you new moves as you get fit.

Writers LIVE: Peter B. Levy, The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America During the 1960s

Between 1963 and 1972 America experienced over 750 urban revolts. Considered collectively, they comprise what Peter Levy terms a 'Great Uprising'. Levy...

Wednesday, May 23

Ira's Shakespeare Dream: Original Illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is...

Introduction to the Internet

Understand the basics of navigating the World Wide Web with a browser. Learn about social networks, Internet terms, and cloud storage.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Operation Egg

Want to meet chicks at the library? Stop by the Cherry Hill Branch. We're hatching our own. Learn about the life cycle of the chicken, genetics and...

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Hands on Holidays

Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at Jewish holidays. For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Toddler Jumps

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

Toddler Jumps

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

Google Drive Workshop

Documents and Calendar - Create basic documents in Google. Drawings - Create, and edit images, charts, diagrams and WordArt. Sheets (Spreadsheets) - Create...

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Toddler Jumps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Sit And Keep Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of sitting exercises.

SeniorTec

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create...

SeniorTec

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create an...

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Explore Yoga

Learn basic yoga poses and stretches in a supportive environment.

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Built By Imagination

Build with Lego Classic, Lego Duplo, and Bristle Blocks every Wednesday.

Teen Games

Play board and card games.

Visionary Explorers: Presented by the American Visionary Art Museum

A series of free afterschool workshops based around the theme of MYSTERY. Students ages 6 and up are encouraged to join us to explore creative new territory...

Cards 'n Teens

Play a game of UNO, Magic the Gathering, or traditional cards with other teens.

Iron Chef

Let's get wrapping, and make something healthy.

KidsteamUB Presents: STEAM Design Lab

Work with a team of kids and adults to design a device, app, website, robot, or something else to meet a need in your community. This five-session STEAM...

Munchkin Mania & More

Join our weekly boardgame club as we travel the wild west with Oregon Trail and face the perilous monsters in Munchkin or Dungeon!

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers

Jamercise

An exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

Writers LIVE: Christopher Buckley, The Judge Hunter

In the latest comic novel from Christopher Buckley, a hapless Englishman embarks on a dangerous mission to the New World in pursuit of two judges who helped...

Thursday, May 24

Adults Only Game Night

Join us for a night of fun and games at our first ever Adults only game night.

Ira's Shakespeare Dream: Original Illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is...

Internet Searching

Learn to use a search engine and find services on the Internet. Become familiar with links available using the Pratt Library's website. Understand the...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

In this two-part class, learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert...

Operation Egg

Want to meet chicks at the library? Stop by the Cherry Hill Branch. We're hatching our own. Learn about the life cycle of the chicken, genetics and...

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Silver Angels

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

Un Petit Conte

Join Mlle. Lisa for songs, stories, and rhymes en Français.

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa

Canciones, rimas, cuentos, y juegos, para los niños (0-3 años) y los padres o cuidadores.

Buena Casa, Buena Brasa

Canciones, rimas, cuentos, y juegos, para los niños (0-3 años) y los padres o cuidadores.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Toddler Jumps

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Mindful Meditation

A guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju. Please bring your own meditation mat.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Breathe

Join us for some kid-friendly yoga and mindfulness.

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Anime Club

Hang out with other teens to discuss and watch your favorite anime, make crafts, and eat fun Japanese snacks!

Board Games

Join the teen staff of the Govans Branch to play boad games.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Comic Club

Discuss your favorite comics, discover new characters to love, and practice your own art skills in this weekly club.

Game Night

Come out and enjoy a fun full evening of board games with your friends.

Recycled Racers

Make your own balloon-powered car from recycled materials.

STEAM Explorers

Do you like science? Do you like strawberries? Learn how to extract DNA from strawberries using every day items.

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Crochet and Knit in the Library

Join us for some creative fun. For experts and beginners alike.

Let's Anime

Come watch and and talk about your favorites. What types of stories and characters do you like?

Stepping at Pratt

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

Advanced Microsoft Excel

This Advanced Excel course takes you beyond the basic spreadsheet. Learn to use the advance filter, the sort feature, hide and unhide columns, create...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Word 2010 - Open, create, format, and save documents. Use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered lists, cut and copy selected text,...

Books and Brew

Looking for some literary friends to share book picks with? Join us for some beer (or other beverage of your choice), bites, and bookish discussion at...

Creating Your Own Songwriting Style

This session on songwriting and publishing will cover copyright and placement information and the do's and don'ts of the music business. Presented by...

Meet the Author: D.M. Cuffie, At Least Once

In At Least Once, main character Breeze Monsoon is a nine-time bridesmaid and a poster child for contentment -- completely content with her loving family,...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Friday, May 25

Ira's Shakespeare Dream: Original Illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is...

Operation Egg

Want to meet chicks at the library? Stop by the Cherry Hill Branch. We're hatching our own. Learn about the life cycle of the chicken, genetics and...

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Citizenship Class

Learn how to become a U.S. citizen with this free class offered by Baltimore City Community College. For information, contact 410-986-3201 or visit...

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

BOPA Bright StARTs with Ras Tre Subira

Join Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA) artist Ras Tre Subira for a series of free, fun, hands-on arts workshops for children and...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Fun Fridays

Find some fun on Friday afternoons at the library. Try out the Makey Makey, design something for the 3D printer, or have a virtual reality adventure.

LEGOvans Fridays

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

Library Karaoke

Come to the library to sing along to your favorite radio hits, Disney songs, or classic oldies!

Saturday, May 26

Ira's Shakespeare Dream: Original Illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is...

Baby Time Fun for Under One

Rhymes, songs, movement, and fun for non-walking babies under age one and their caregivers.

Operation Egg

Want to meet chicks at the library? Stop by the Cherry Hill Branch. We're hatching our own. Learn about the life cycle of the chicken, genetics and...

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Rollin' Reels - Blackboard Jungle

The feature will run continuously throughout the day and is shown with subtitles/closed captioning. Snacks permitted! World War II veteran Richard Dadier...

Zumba Classes

Dance your way to fitness in these adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short-dance and aerobic-exercise routines performed to popular salsa,...

Canton Theater Presents: War Horse

The Canton Branch's Memorial Day tribute is the story of Albert, who enlists to serve in World War I after his horse Joey is sold to the cavalry. Joey has a...

Stepping at Pratt

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

Toddler Jumps

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

Family Storytime

For families with children ages 2-5, this storytime combines interactive books, dancing, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn...

Film Screening and Discussion: Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

"The child may not remember, but the body remembers." The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the most important public health...

Get Fit at Your Library

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

Open Works Mobile

Join Open Works staff as they bring maker and technology tools directly to you at the library.

One-On-One Job Seeker Assistance

Get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks.

Film: Once Upon A Time in China

Martial Arts MAYhem: In late 19th century Canton, legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung takes a stance against foreign forces' plundering of China. Jet...

Sunday, May 27

Ira's Shakespeare Dream: Original Illustrations by Floyd Cooper

Ira's Shakespeare Dream is a book for children about Ira Aldridge, the celebrated African American Shakespearean actor. Written by Glenda Armand, the book is...

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