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Events Calendar

Events

January 12 - 18, 2019

Saturday, January 12

Amazon STEM Series: Open Print

Bring in your own 3D creations to print or customize one of our pre-made prints for yourself.

Skill Builder's Workshop

Develop mouse skills and become acquainted with basic computer functions. Class participants learn the functions and use of the computer mouse and...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early or stay after for playtime. For families...

Fast Track to a Job: Mock Interviews & Tips for Job-seekers

Practice for job interviews and get tips on job searching. Brought to you by: Lisa Wingfield of MadeIt! Foundation

Owl Moon

View the Caldecott award-winning picture book and make a winter craft.

Stepping at Pratt

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

Get Fit at Your Library

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

It Starts With Me B'More Family Book Club

It Starts With Me BMore's Family Book Club is a bi-weekly opportunity for parents and children in Baltimore City to read books by and about people of African...

Women on the Move

Women on the Move aims to give women the tools they need to make life enhancements. It is a monthly workshop to empower, encourage and inspire women of all...

Sip 'n Share Club

Join us here at the Walbrook Branch as we start the year off with a book club where we will sip on coffee, tea or hot chocolate and discuss what we are reading.

Unique Me

Sensory storytime for the entire family.

Adult Book Discussion

Read and discuss Dear Martin by Nic Stone. This is an adult program for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Book-Based Blockbusters

Join us every second Saturday of the month for movies based on your favorite YA novels.

Washi Picture Frame

Use washi tape to make a one-of-a-kind picture frame.

We Slay Book Club

Read and discuss This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender. Nathan Bird doesn’t believe in happy endings. Although he’s the ultimate film buff...

Paint and Sip Art Classes

Create something beautiful at the Edmondson Avenue Branch.

The Greatest Showman

Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary...

So, you want to start a nonprofit?

Presented by Anna Tatro, Grants Librarian, Enoch Pratt Free Library Do you dream of starting and running your very own nonprofit? Come learn all the...

Sunday, January 13

Second Sunday Funday

Take on a construction challenge, explore science, and get creative as you enjoy activity stations as a family.

Monday, January 14

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early or stay after for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a...

Playdate at the Library

Drop in for sensory games and activites for little ones.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

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

Lawyer in the Library

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

Earn,Spend, Save

Come in and learn the importance of earning, saving, and spending money. You will create your own set of jars. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST !!!!!

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.

BOPA Bright StARTs: Culinary Arts with Kiah Gibian

Join Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA) teaching artist Kiah Gibian to explore topics in culinary arts, such as where our food comes from, the...

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a one-hour coding challenge to give you a fun first introduction to computer science Class Prerequisite – None. No classes will be...

Free Family Flick: Sherlock Gnomes

When garden decor starts going missing, Gnomeo and Juliet ask Sherlock Gnomes to take the case. This colorful crew of lawn ornaments must traverse London to...

Maker Mondays

Explore different materials, tools, and concepts each week as we learn to create anything we can imagine.

STEAM Afternoon

Techie or messy projects using STEM technology, or trying trending experiments.

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....

Girls Who Code

Introduction to computer programming basics. Use fun drag and drop languages. Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form...

Northwood Chess Masters

Learn how to play chess or challenge a friend. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Monday Movie: Superfly

A drug kingpin attempts to get out of the game to protect his family from a ruthless rival but only after making one last major deal. Runtime: 108...

Quit Smoking @ the Pratt: Smoking Cessation Information Session

Letta Grant of Baltimore City Heath Department's Office of Chronic Disease Prevention will share how to quit smoking and provide assistance to begin your...

Advanced Microsoft Word 2010

Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, wrap text around objects, create and run a Macro, import Excel files, create forms, and insert...

Film: Daddy's Home 2

Brad and Dusty deal with their own dads during a Christmas family get-together.

Financial Literacy Workshop

Learn how to reach your money goals in the new year during this financial literary workshop led by Lenora Davis. Call 410-396-6076 by January 10th to register.

Google Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

Keyboarding

a 12-week class. Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify...

Paint Night

Find your inner artist & create a masterpiece in this fun workshop led by instructor Arthur Brown. Call 410-396-0970 to register.

Needles and Hooks

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

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. Presented...

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

Shut Up & Write!

Join us for one hour of distraction free writing! We’ve discovered that it’s strikingly helpful to write with other writers. See if it’s true for you...

Shut Up and Write!

Make a 1 hour committment to your writing! Join fellow writers in a productivity focused event; everyone shows up and after introductions, we settle in to...

Tea Time

Celebrate National Tea Month by sampling different types of tea and snacks as you browse the shelves.

Tuesday, January 15

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

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

Yoga For Beginners

Come to the library for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exericse presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing,...

 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...

Book Boogie!

A fun storytime that includes movement, music, and dance.

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...

Spool Knitting

Try a traditional knitting technique. Make a drink coaster, a belt, a rug, or something completely new.

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.

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for 1st - 3rd Graders

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 11-week session for first through third graders uses...

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Aretha Franklin: the Queen of Soul

Learn about Aretha Franklin's life and achievements and her profound influence throughout history and music.

Anime Club

Watch Anime, eat snacks, and learn about Japanese Culture

Cooking Challenge: The Peanut Butter Sandwich

The Peanut Butter Sandwich is enjoyed by people of all ages. Join us as we explore different kinds of this favorite treat.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Take Flight

Join us as we create paper airplanes and see whose plane can travel the farthest.

Teen Gaming: Dungeons & Dragons

Jurney through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required.

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for 4th - 6th Graders

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 11-week session for fourth through sixth graders uses...

Google Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

#Popscope Public Astronomy Night

The January 8th #popscope has been moved to January 15. #Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to...

Writers LIVE: Katrina Bell McDonald, Embracing Sisterhood

Embracing Sisterhood is a thought-provoking examination of black women’s intersecting challenges, tensions, and issues of class in the twenty-first century. ...

Wednesday, January 16

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Crafternoon

Join us for arts and crafts on Wednesday afternoons.

ABC's of the PC

ABCs of the PC Workshop – (New Users) Learn the basic steps to navigating through your personal computer (PC). Learn to use your mouse to perform various...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Hands on Holidays: Tu B'Shevat

Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at the holiday Tu B'Shevat. For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult....

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Introduction to Computer and Windows

Mouse, keyboarding and basic computer skills will be taught in this four week series. Class prerequisite - An e-mail account is required. Registration...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of exercises led by Surya Allamraju.

Lawyer in the Library

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

Digital Drop-In

The Digital Drop-In Clinic is open for any and all basic technology questions, where we'll do our best to assist you in a relaxed, low-stress...

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

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

Snowflake Crafting

Create paper snowflakes just in time for winter.

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.

Amazon STEM Series: Robotics Club

Learn about how robots are made and what they are used for in this fun building series.

Dream Boards by L.O.V.E INC

It's the New Year! Define your goals, dreams, and desires.

Film: Sherlock Gnomes

When garden decor starts going missing, Gnomeo and Juliet ask Sherlock Gnomes to take the case. This colorful crew of lawn ornaments must traverse London to...

Gaming Night

Are you ready for a night of competitive gaming? Find your love of gaming through GPS (Gamers, Press Start) Club.

Homework Hour

Explore various books and digital resources to assist with homework.

MLK Dream Mobiles

Create your dream on paper and attach it to the giant Dream Mobile that will hang in the Children’s Department in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Northwood Gamers Club

Play video games on the PS4 and Nintendo Wii.

Snow Storm in a Jar

Join us for a fun STEAM activity as we explore how snow storms are made.

Teens React to Music

Are you a music guru? Do you think you have what it takes to guess the correct musician and song title? Come into the library to see if you can challenge...

Board games & Snacks

Play some awesome board games & eat some tasty snacks.

Craft Lab: Papermaking

Learn how to make paper from junk mail and decorate paper with shaving cream.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Jamercise

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

Keyboarding

a 12-week class. Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify...

My Sister's Keeper: Conversations of Change and Healing

Engage in a meaningful community coversation series covering challenging topics that directly impact our community. Conversations will be facilitated by...

Thursday, January 17

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Microsoft Word 2010 - Mail Merge

Complete the mail merge process by using the step by step Mail Merge Wizard. Create form letters and address labels for mass mailing projects. Class...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Canciones y Cuentos para Pequeñitos en Español e Inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Mindful Meditation

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

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

2:30pm
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.

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for  7th Graders & Up

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 11-week session for seventh graders and older uses community-building,...

Dear Dr. King

In celebration of the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we invite teens to express how they feel about his legacy through written letters.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

Join us for craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

Throwback Thursday Film: Our Friend Martin

In celebration of MLK Day, we will throw it back to an oldie but goodie... where two teens travel back in time, meeting Dr. King in several points of his life.

Video Game Night

Play video games with your friends on the big screen.

YouTube, MeTube

Kids take control as we share favorite (age-appropriate) streaming videos. Trailers, fails, gamers, ASMR, stunts and more.

Kahoot It

Experience technology-based learning platforms.

Book Discussion

Discuss Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, a fictional whodunit, in the "Agatha Christie" style.

Jamercise Advanced

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

Beginning Origami for Adults

Learn the art of paper folding. Materials will be provided.

Corner Bookmarks

Make your own creative bookmark and don't lose your page ever again! Small and portable, these bookmarks fit perfectly on the corner of your current reads.

Disney Delights - Wreck-It Ralph

Old Time Disney Delights - Not a Princess in Sight! Enjoy old-fashioned Disney films on a big screen as we present a series of Disney classics. Snacks...

Quit Smoking @ the Pratt: Smoking Cessation Information Session

Letta Grant of Baltimore City Heath Department's Office of Chronic Disease Prevention will share how to quit smoking and provide assistance to begin your...

Stepping at Pratt

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

Virtual Reality Test Lab

Immerse yourself in a virtual space trying out virtual reality gear. All ages welcome.

Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

Introduction to Microsoft Word, 2010

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

Picture Book Bunch: Civil Rights

Hear stories of civil rights leaders across many movements, make art based on the book of the day, and enjoy a snack. Recommended for children ages 7 and...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

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

Paint Night

Paint Night presented by Arthur Brown. All paint supplies will be provided by the library. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. ...

The Whispering Tree Concert

Franco/American duo, The Whispering Tree will perform richly immersive folk brimming with evocative lyrics, haunting vocals, and a panoramic musicality....

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....

Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss the following books: Thursday, January 17th: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Thursday, February...

Game On!

Test your trivia prowess against Light Street librarians.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Writers LIVE: Leslie Jamison, The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Leslie Jamison will be in conversation with Adam Kaplin, MD, PhD, of the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of...

Friday, January 18

Letter Writing Week

Celebrate Universal Letter Writing Week at the Canton Branch. Drop in anytime during the week of January 14 to make a card or write a letter.

Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

SeniorTec Computer Basics

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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Yoga For Beginners

Come to the library for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing...

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....

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

 Sit 'n' Stitch at the Library

Melissa Salzman from Lovelyarns hosts a monthly Sit 'n' Stitch. Bring your knitting, and meet your new fun fiber friends in the Fine Arts Department of the...

National Popcorn Day

Pop in to sample various popcorn flavors and see a movie.

LEGOvans Fridays

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

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