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Location Closure Due to lack of air conditioning, the Herring Run Branch is closed until further notice and the Northwood Branch is closed on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2.

Holiday Closing All Pratt Library locations will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Debate Board

Ms. Jackie wants to hear from YOU! Each week a new topic will be posted on the Debate board in the Teen Department. Tell us if you agree or disagree and why....

Soul of the Butterfly: Chicory Magazine & Baltimore's Black Arts Activism Exhibit

Can art be activism? Can a poem make a difference? In the 1960s, Black writers in Baltimore said, "yes" in the pages of Chicory, a poetry magazine published...

Summer Scavenger Hunt

Visit the Waverly branch to participate in an "All Things July"-themed scavenger hunt and win a Summer Survival Kit! These kits will be available at the...

Treasures from the Vault: Babylon to Baltimore

Treasures from the Vault: Babylon to Baltimore is an exhibit highlighting objects that represent different ways information has been captured and conveyed...

story time, librarian and children

Join the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate OLE Latinx Student Group for bilingual stories, movement, songs, and other fun activities. After reading a story in...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome. This indoor program...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Want to make your own unique firework prints? Ready to learn a fun use for shaving cream? Then, join us at the Waverly Branch for this fun firework craft....

Various craft supplies, including construction paper, scissors, a bottle of white glue, colored pencils, and a wooden ruler

Join other crafters to work on projects, share ideas and techniques, and learn from other crafters. All skill levels are welcome from beginners to experts.

Drop-In Building Brick Social

Join other LEGO® enthusiasts in answering a challenge, building your own masterpiece, and hearing about STEM books to help take your engineering skills to...

Design Your Future: 2022 Teen Summer @ the Pratt

Design Your Future: 2022 Teen Summer @ the Pratt For Baltimore city teens age 12-18. Design a road map to your future in this 5-week, hands-on program...

Builder's Club

Come and create using LEGO® bricks, blocks, and other fun stackables. We will use a different building material each week. Building materials will be...

Games @ Govans

Play your favorite games or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice and card games available in the Govans branch!

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish. Come ready to move and have fun together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities...

Lawyer in the Library

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a couple of hours at the Pennsylvania Avenue branch providing...

hands on an old typewriter

It is an empowering and rewarding experience. to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

7/5 12pm
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