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Events

September 20 - 26, 2017

Wednesday, September 20

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.

National History Day 1-on-1 Coaching

Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help! Call 410-396-5320 or email ssh@prattlibrary.org to make a one-hour appointment for...

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.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

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.

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.

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.

Sit and Keep Healthy

Learn to tone and strengthen your body with various 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 an...

Mixed Media Book Club

Join us for a discussion of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Check out the book in print, audio or electronic form and join us for a stimulating...

YogaWorks Classes

The YogaWorks Studio presents five sessions of free yoga instruction. This series is perfect for first-timers, but all levels are welcome. We believe firmly...

Free-For-All Activities

What is there to do at a Free For All? Hang out, be with your friends, play a game, invent a game, take a risk, sing a song, chill, make something, play...

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;...

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...

Best Book Discussion Ever!

What have you been reading? Come and share a book or two with us.

Bingo Fun

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

Built By Imagination

Lego Classic, Lego Duplo, Bristle Blocks and your imagination.

Write It Like You Mean It

This writing workshop for teens will help with writing and editing skills for school and personal use.

Build it with LEGO Bricks

Design your own bridge or house and have fun building it with LEGO Bricks.

Hobbit Day

Enjoy some Tolkien themed crafts and audio stories on the birthday of our favorite hobbit hero Bilbo Baggins.

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Show your library card for a free school supply during the month of September.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers

Storybook STEM

Join us in reading Rosie Revere, Engineer and then build your own hover craft.

Jamercise

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

Think Outside the Book Club: Pirates

Come share your favorite pirate book, learn about pirates, and go on a treasure hunt in the library.

Disney Delights - A Bug's Life

Old Time Disney Delights - Not a Princess in Sight! Enjoy old-fashioned Disney animation as we continue our series of Disney classics. Snacks...

Northwood Chess Masters

Love Chess? Want to learn how to play? Looking for someone to challenge? Join us: all ages and skill levels are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basic

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

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;...

Together Time Book Club

For emerging readers. Join us each week as we read together from a series of chapter books and create a craft inspired by the text. No reading ahead...

Friends of the Waverly Branch

Recruitment drive for the Friends of the Waverly Branch to support upcoming programs such as Homework Assistance, Fairytale Ball, Adult Paint nights and...

Needles and Hooks

Do you enjoy knitting or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel free to share patterns,...

Sharing Circle: NonProfit & Community Organizations

The purpose of this group is to bring neighborhood organizations together to connect and discuss possible collaborations with each other. Join the discussion...

YogaWorks Classes

The YogaWorks Studio presents five sessions of free yoga instruction. This series is perfect for first-timers, but all levels are welcome. We believe firmly...

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

Writers LIVE: Lawrence P. Jackson, Chester B. Himes: A Biography

In this definitive biography of Chester B. Himes, the African American author who had an extraordinary influence on black writers globally, Lawrence P....

Thursday, September 21

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics - ORLEANS

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

Pre-GED Classes

Do you need a high school diploma? Presented in partnership with Baltimore City Community College. Placement testing dates are Tuesday, September 5 and...

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.

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.

Spanish For Seniors

Come to the library and learn basic Spanish skills. All are welcome.

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.

Game On: Throwback Thursday Style

Stop in every Thursday and enjoy playing your favorite retro card games & board games.

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.

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.

Mindful Meditation

Guided meditation sessions led by Surya Allamraju.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

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

Anti-Stress Coloring for Teens

A therapeutic way to relax the mind after a full day. All supplies provided.

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Show your library card for a free school supply during the month of September.

Munchkin Mania (and More)

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

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training.

Cafe Palabra

Always had an interest for writing and just need the space? Come to our no-pressure, open writing hour for some quiet time to compose or to meet and talk...

Introduction To MS Office and Computer

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

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;...

Book Discussion and Dinner

Read and discuss Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the 2017 One Maryland, One Book selection. Dinner, consisting of light fare, begins at 6 p.m....

Hamilton Book Club

Read and discuss Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the 2017 One Maryland One Book selection.

Game On!

Test your trivia knowledge against the Light Street librarians.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers

Writers LIVE: Tim Wheeler, News From Rain Shadow Country

News reporter Tim Wheeler returns to Baltimore, his home for forty years, to talk about his new book, News From Rain Shadow Country, stories about his...

Friday, September 22

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.

Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage at the Baltimore Book Festival

The Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage features interactive programs for the whole family, with popular local and nationally known authors of books...

LEGOvans Fridays

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

LEGOvans Fridays

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

Saturday, September 23

Baby Time Fun for Under One

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

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic two-part word processing...

National History Day 1-on-1 Coaching

Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help! Call 410-396-5320 or email ssh@prattlibrary.org to make a one-hour appointment for...

Zumbini

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

Panda Stories

Join us for stories and rhymes in Mandarin and English.

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: The Sting

It's Chicago in the Depression, and con men work to scam a big-time hood in George Roy Hill's Oscar winner for Best Picture starring Paul Newman, Robert...

Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage at the Baltimore Book Festival

The Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage features interactive programs for the whole family, with popular local and nationally known authors of books...

Get Fit at Your Library

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...

Expungement Workshop with Lawyer in the Library

Work with lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid to get records expunged. Walk-ins welcome; first come-first served.

Get Fit at Your Library

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

Walk-in Tutoring

Free drop-in homework assistance for grades K-12 is offered every Saturday. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University...

Zumbini

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

Citizenship Preparation Class

Prepare for the U.S. naturalization exam. Learn the ESL skills and U.S. civics/history knowledge needed to pass the test.

Free Family Flicks: Power Rangers

IT'S MORPHIN TIME! POWER RANGERS follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove –...

Live Jazz: A Tribute to the Masters (John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald, Theolonius Monk): The Carl Grubbs Ensemble

2017 marks the centennials of the births of Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonious Monk, as well as the 50th anniversary of the death of John Coltrane. Presented in...

Meet the Artist: Henri Matisse

Learn about the art and life of Henri Matisse and re-create his unique style with your own scissor masterpieces.

Writers LIVE: Bettye Blaize & Terrence G. White, Doing Time With My Son: A Mother and Son's Enduring Love Through Incarceration

Doing Time With My Son provides a comprehensive look at the impact of addiction and incarceration on individuals and families. It also provides all relevant...

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Show your library card for a free school supply during the month of September.

Sunday, September 24

Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage at the Baltimore Book Festival

The Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage features interactive programs for the whole family, with popular local and nationally known authors of books...

Monday, September 25

National History Day 1-on-1 Coaching

Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help! Call 410-396-5320 or email ssh@prattlibrary.org to make a one-hour appointment for...

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

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.

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Chocolate Study Hall

On last Monday of the month, come study and do your homework at the library and enjoy chocolate for brain food.

Anime Club

Join your friends to watch popular anime shows, and share your favorite shows with other teens.

BOPA Bright StARTS Presents: Create Your Own Role-playing Game

Justin Sirois will teach interactive narrative and world building within the framework of a simple tabletop role-playing game. Students will learn how to...

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Show your library card for a free school supply during the month of September.

Monday Movie: The Take

A rogue CIA agent (Idris Elba) forms an unlikely partnership with a pickpocket (Richard Madden) to stop a terrorist conspiracy in Paris.

Teen Movie: Before I Fall

A popular high school "mean girl" finds herself forced to relive the same day over and over again after enduring a fatal car accident. Based on the young...

Film: xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Secret agent Xander Cage must retrieve a doomsday device from the clutches of supervillain Xiang. But when Cage and his crew uncover a government conspiracy...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basic

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

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;...

Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

YogaWorks Classes

The YogaWorks Studio presents five sessions of free yoga instruction. This series is perfect for first-timers, but all levels are welcome. We believe firmly...

Zumba At Hamilton

Get Zumba fit with instructor Audrey Carter. Call 410-396-6088 to register.

Tuesday, September 26

Homeschool Class Series

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

Pre-GED Classes

Do you need a high school diploma? Presented in partnership with Baltimore City Community College. Placement testing dates are Tuesday, September 5 and...

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...

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

Yoga For Beginners

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Lawyer in the Library

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

Yoga for Stress Management

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

Preschool Leaps

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers

Arty Party

Explore concepts of math and science while letting your creativity roam.

Ready, Set, STEM Challenge!

Participants will be challenged by pattern & memory games.

Yarn Time

Become a fiber artist. Join us and express your creativity with yarn. Bring your own projects or try something new.

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Show your library card for a free school supply during the month of September.

Teen Game Night

Hang out and challenge your friends to a game of Baltimore Monopoly, giant Yahtzee, chess, or Uno.

Get Fit at Your Library

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

Crafty Tuesdays

Join us for grown a up craft project. This month we will make broken china mosaics. Please bring your old or broken china pieces.

Film: Power Rangers

POWER RANGERS follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics - ORLEANS

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

Writers LIVE: Joel N. Shurkin, True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most Influential Scientist You've Never Heard Of

Called a "true genius" by Enrico Fermi, Richard Garwin has influenced modern life in far-reaching ways, yet he is hardly known outside the physics community....

September 20 - 26, 2017

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