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Announcement Saturday, January 22 at-home COVID-19 test kits will be available at all Pratt locations from 10 am - 12 pm. Library services will begin at 12 pm. Learn more.

Events

January 20 - 26, 2022

Thursday, January 20

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Celebrate your favorite books by creating bookmark decorations. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 10-31 on a first...

Stop by the Hampden Branch to pick up a bundle of carefully selected books to help you establish or strengthen your bedtime reading routine! Each bundle...

Baltimore Bird

Pick up a kit to make bird seed treats to put outside for our feathered friends. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from...

hands up volunteer get involved questions

The Clifton Branch is closed until further notice due to maintenance issues. Find the answer to the "Question of the Day" and get a prize.

Do you want to build a snowman? You can do that and more while watching Frozen with our interactive movie kit. Each kit includes crafts, props, and...

"If you believe it then act so." quote from this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles We invite community members to take...

Celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day! See how tall you are compared to the Emperor Penguin, if you can walk with an egg on your feet, or if you can jump...

The Seed Library at Northwood Library is a place for gardeners to “borrow” seeds from the library. At the end of the growing season, gardeners save seeds...

Create a snowflake decorated picture frame for a winter gift for someone special. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from...

story time, librarian and children

Inspired by Maurice Sendak's Chicken Soup with Rice, we will share simple healthy soup recipes for cold winter days. Take a sample soup home to cook yourself...

Craft an animal mobile as a piece of art or as an information resource! This take & make kit will be available at the Northwood Branch from January 4-29 on...

"Allegory of Painting" by Domenico Corvi from the Walters Art Museum online collection, depicting a woman painting a self-portrait

Express yourself through art-inspired (or "ekphrastic") poetry using our free journal, which includes information on how to write ekphrastic poetry and art...

Just how does a bridge work? Pick up a take & make kit to perform experiments. You can craft your bridge from LEGO® bricks or use the supplied materials. ...

preschool children

In the picture book Sometimes People March by Tessa Allen, the author explains that when people want a crucial change in the world, they often march together...

Get ready to celebrate the Year of the Tiger by making a hand drum and a lantern. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January...

Can you solve the clues to unlock the bag and get the prize? This take & make kit will be available at the Edmondson Village Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Keep your lips smooth this winter with a fruity DIY Kool Aid lip scrub! Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up your kit with ingredients and...

idea chalkboard thinking

Make your very own stress ball that you can squeeze when you feel overwhelmed. This take & make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library from...

Using craft supplies and instructions, experiment in creating your own Mars Lander. Challenge your friends to see who can create the biggest and best Lander...

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. This take & make...

Easy to make fluffy slime! This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road branch from January 18-25 on a first come, first served basis,...

Use glitter stickers to create a snowman mosaic. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from January 4-29 on a first come, first...

Use glitter stickers to create the snowman mosiac. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from January 4-29 on a first come,...

Use glitter stickers to create the snowman mosiac. This take & make kit will be available at the Pennslyvania Avenue Branch from January 4-29 on a first...

image of a hand with peachy skintone and red nailpolish writing the words 'My Plan' in a blank journal

Start 2022 off with a new handmade journal. Kit includes: scrapbook paper, blank paper, thread, and suggested journal prompts. This take & make kit will be...

Hot chocolate in red mug with marshmallows and candy cane

This take & make has been postponed and will be available beginning Tuesday, January 11. Do marshmallows melt faster in hot chocolate made with water or...

Sticks and Pinecones

Participate in our Nature Play program on the go and experience making something new with natural materials. Your kit will contain materials for stick...

family of four playing in fall leaves

It's the changing of the virtual seasons in Animal Crossing! On New Leaf Day, all of the leaves turn green to welcome spring time. Celebrate with us and...

Take this kit home and create your own painting. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 17-22 on a first come, first served...

Celebrate the snowy season with this fun and easy pop-up snowman craft! All materials are provided, along with a list of snowman-themed books, songs and...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Participate in our Art Explorers program on the go and build a paper sculpture anywhere. Follow along with a recorded video and keep your one of a kind...

Why does a cardboard box make such a great guitar? Why does a water bottle make beautiful rocket? Answer: Physics. Physics is more than a heavy word, it...

pinwheel attached to railing

Wind energy is an important part of renewable energy. But what is it? How does it work? Learn about the power of wind by making your own pinwheel. Pinwheels...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Mix it up as you explore printmaking with a variety of art materials. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Teens can celebrate National Tea Month by picking up a tea sampler set. Each set will include information on the types of teas and respective brewing...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Celebrate the winter season with a snow day craft. We have included some book recommendations to help celebrate the season. This take & make kit will be...

Keep the winter fun alive with these mason jar snowglobes! All materials will be provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

This foam snowman thermometer craft kit is a fun frosty activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Washington Village Branch from January 4-29...

This foam snowman thermometer craft kit is a fun frosty activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Learn about plants, make your own planter, and get the supplies to grow seeds at home. This take & make kit will be available at the Patterson Park Branch...

Make a cuddly snowman---while staying warm indoors! This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 18-29 on a first come, first...

Photo of a child blowing up a balloon.

Learn about Newton's Third Law of Motion by making a speedy balloon rocket using string, a drinking straw, tape, and a balloon! Construct your balloon...

Use tissue paper to turn an ordinary glass jar into a colorful candle holder that mimics the effects of stained glass. Kits include all supplies and an...

Pick up a workbook that comes with creative writing prompts, coloring book pages, and uplifting quotes that will help you unwind and destress. This take &...

Create a one of a kind item using the marbling technique. Kits will include paper, tile and fabric. No previous experience needed. This take & make kit...

Create a mitten craft and use it in a retelling of this classic folktale. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 18-29 on...

Aromatherapy

Make two aromatherapy sprays that can help your day go by smoother. Create a Mood Lifting spray for the daytime and a Bedtime Sleep spray for restful...

idea chalkboard thinking

Start off the new year by creating a dream board of your goals and dreams for 2022. This take & make kit will be available in the Central Library's Earl...

Horses drinking water in winter

Borrow a book (or an audiobook) from the Waverly Branch library and receive a diamond painting kit to enjoy at home. The kit comes with all supplies needed....

Mason jar lantern with snowflake pattern

Danish coziness on a cold winter day! Make your own little lantern, complete with a winter scene, to enjoy at home. We've included a few poems to read as...

Hand moving a blue game piece on a game board

Let's play Halma! Created in the 1880's, Halma is a multiplayer strategy game that involves moving pieces across a game board. Halma can be played with 2 or...

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up an Anime-inspired teen raid box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. Each box contains...

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

story time, librarian and children

Join us for a virtual storytime featuring stories, songs, and fun!

11am
Virtual Event

We've missed you! Stop by the teen area at Southeast Anchor to introduce or reintroduce yourself to the YA librarians. Get a small prize for stopping in and...

The January and February sessions of this program have been canceled as the library transitions to virtual programming in an effort to help curb the...

Jamercise is an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance.

4pm
Virtual Event
Pique Collective logo

Enjoy ‘Detach Mode’ with us - a blissful sixty minutes of uninterrupted music and meditation performed by The Pique Collective. This group of modern...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Join and discuss The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner. To register and/or request a copy of the book, please call Washington Village at 410-396-1099. This...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, January 21

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Celebrate your favorite books by creating bookmark decorations. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 10-31 on a first...

Stop by the Hampden Branch to pick up a bundle of carefully selected books to help you establish or strengthen your bedtime reading routine! Each bundle...

Baltimore Bird

Pick up a kit to make bird seed treats to put outside for our feathered friends. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from...

hands up volunteer get involved questions

The Clifton Branch is closed until further notice due to maintenance issues. Find the answer to the "Question of the Day" and get a prize.

Do you want to build a snowman? You can do that and more while watching Frozen with our interactive movie kit. Each kit includes crafts, props, and...

"If you believe it then act so." quote from this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles We invite community members to take...

Celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day! See how tall you are compared to the Emperor Penguin, if you can walk with an egg on your feet, or if you can jump...

The Seed Library at Northwood Library is a place for gardeners to “borrow” seeds from the library. At the end of the growing season, gardeners save seeds...

Create a snowflake decorated picture frame for a winter gift for someone special. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from...

story time, librarian and children

Inspired by Maurice Sendak's Chicken Soup with Rice, we will share simple healthy soup recipes for cold winter days. Take a sample soup home to cook yourself...

Craft an animal mobile as a piece of art or as an information resource! This take & make kit will be available at the Northwood Branch from January 4-29 on...

"Allegory of Painting" by Domenico Corvi from the Walters Art Museum online collection, depicting a woman painting a self-portrait

Express yourself through art-inspired (or "ekphrastic") poetry using our free journal, which includes information on how to write ekphrastic poetry and art...

Just how does a bridge work? Pick up a take & make kit to perform experiments. You can craft your bridge from LEGO® bricks or use the supplied materials. ...

preschool children

In the picture book Sometimes People March by Tessa Allen, the author explains that when people want a crucial change in the world, they often march together...

Get ready to celebrate the Year of the Tiger by making a hand drum and a lantern. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January...

Can you solve the clues to unlock the bag and get the prize? This take & make kit will be available at the Edmondson Village Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Keep your lips smooth this winter with a fruity DIY Kool Aid lip scrub! Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up your kit with ingredients and...

idea chalkboard thinking

Make your very own stress ball that you can squeeze when you feel overwhelmed. This take & make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library from...

Using craft supplies and instructions, experiment in creating your own Mars Lander. Challenge your friends to see who can create the biggest and best Lander...

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. This take & make...

Easy to make fluffy slime! This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road branch from January 18-25 on a first come, first served basis,...

Use glitter stickers to create a snowman mosaic. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from January 4-29 on a first come, first...

Use glitter stickers to create the snowman mosiac. This take & make kit will be available at the Pennslyvania Avenue Branch from January 4-29 on a first...

Use glitter stickers to create the snowman mosiac. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from January 4-29 on a first come,...

image of a hand with peachy skintone and red nailpolish writing the words 'My Plan' in a blank journal

Start 2022 off with a new handmade journal. Kit includes: scrapbook paper, blank paper, thread, and suggested journal prompts. This take & make kit will be...

Hot chocolate in red mug with marshmallows and candy cane

This take & make has been postponed and will be available beginning Tuesday, January 11. Do marshmallows melt faster in hot chocolate made with water or...

Do you want to prove you know your fractions, decimals, and equations to your teachers? Want to have a little fun doing it? Mathema-kits are full of games...

Sticks and Pinecones

Participate in our Nature Play program on the go and experience making something new with natural materials. Your kit will contain materials for stick...

family of four playing in fall leaves

It's the changing of the virtual seasons in Animal Crossing! On New Leaf Day, all of the leaves turn green to welcome spring time. Celebrate with us and...

Take this kit home and create your own painting. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 17-22 on a first come, first served...

Celebrate the snowy season with this fun and easy pop-up snowman craft! All materials are provided, along with a list of snowman-themed books, songs and...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Participate in our Art Explorers program on the go and build a paper sculpture anywhere. Follow along with a recorded video and keep your one of a kind...

pinwheel attached to railing

Wind energy is an important part of renewable energy. But what is it? How does it work? Learn about the power of wind by making your own pinwheel. Pinwheels...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Mix it up as you explore printmaking with a variety of art materials. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Teens can celebrate National Tea Month by picking up a tea sampler set. Each set will include information on the types of teas and respective brewing...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Celebrate the winter season with a snow day craft. We have included some book recommendations to help celebrate the season. This take & make kit will be...

Keep the winter fun alive with these mason jar snowglobes! All materials will be provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

This foam snowman thermometer craft kit is a fun frosty activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Washington Village Branch from January 4-29...

This foam snowman thermometer craft kit is a fun frosty activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Learn about plants, make your own planter, and get the supplies to grow seeds at home. This take & make kit will be available at the Patterson Park Branch...

Make a cuddly snowman---while staying warm indoors! This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 18-29 on a first come, first...

Photo of a child blowing up a balloon.

Learn about Newton's Third Law of Motion by making a speedy balloon rocket using string, a drinking straw, tape, and a balloon! Construct your balloon...

Use tissue paper to turn an ordinary glass jar into a colorful candle holder that mimics the effects of stained glass. Kits include all supplies and an...

Pick up a workbook that comes with creative writing prompts, coloring book pages, and uplifting quotes that will help you unwind and destress. This take &...

Create a mitten craft and use it in a retelling of this classic folktale. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 18-29 on...

Aromatherapy

Make two aromatherapy sprays that can help your day go by smoother. Create a Mood Lifting spray for the daytime and a Bedtime Sleep spray for restful...

idea chalkboard thinking

Start off the new year by creating a dream board of your goals and dreams for 2022. This take & make kit will be available in the Central Library's Earl...

Horses drinking water in winter

Borrow a book (or an audiobook) from the Waverly Branch library and receive a diamond painting kit to enjoy at home. The kit comes with all supplies needed....

Mason jar lantern with snowflake pattern

Danish coziness on a cold winter day! Make your own little lantern, complete with a winter scene, to enjoy at home. We've included a few poems to read as...

Hand moving a blue game piece on a game board

Let's play Halma! Created in the 1880's, Halma is a multiplayer strategy game that involves moving pieces across a game board. Halma can be played with 2 or...

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up an Anime-inspired teen raid box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. Each box contains...

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

story time, librarian and children

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

story time, librarian and children

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

story time, librarian and children

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

We've missed you! Stop by the teen area at Southeast Anchor to introduce or reintroduce yourself to the YA librarians. Get a small prize for stopping in and...

Saturday, January 22

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Celebrate your favorite books by creating bookmark decorations. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 10-31 on a first...

Stop by the Hampden Branch to pick up a bundle of carefully selected books to help you establish or strengthen your bedtime reading routine! Each bundle...

Baltimore Bird

Pick up a kit to make bird seed treats to put outside for our feathered friends. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from...

Do you want to build a snowman? You can do that and more while watching Frozen with our interactive movie kit. Each kit includes crafts, props, and...

"If you believe it then act so." quote from this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles We invite community members to take...

Celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day! See how tall you are compared to the Emperor Penguin, if you can walk with an egg on your feet, or if you can jump...

The Seed Library at Northwood Library is a place for gardeners to “borrow” seeds from the library. At the end of the growing season, gardeners save seeds...

Create a snowflake decorated picture frame for a winter gift for someone special. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from...

story time, librarian and children

Inspired by Maurice Sendak's Chicken Soup with Rice, we will share simple healthy soup recipes for cold winter days. Take a sample soup home to cook yourself...

Craft an animal mobile as a piece of art or as an information resource! This take & make kit will be available at the Northwood Branch from January 4-29 on...

"Allegory of Painting" by Domenico Corvi from the Walters Art Museum online collection, depicting a woman painting a self-portrait

Express yourself through art-inspired (or "ekphrastic") poetry using our free journal, which includes information on how to write ekphrastic poetry and art...

Just how does a bridge work? Pick up a take & make kit to perform experiments. You can craft your bridge from LEGO® bricks or use the supplied materials. ...

preschool children

In the picture book Sometimes People March by Tessa Allen, the author explains that when people want a crucial change in the world, they often march together...

Get ready to celebrate the Year of the Tiger by making a hand drum and a lantern. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January...

Can you solve the clues to unlock the bag and get the prize? This take & make kit will be available at the Edmondson Village Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Keep your lips smooth this winter with a fruity DIY Kool Aid lip scrub! Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up your kit with ingredients and...

idea chalkboard thinking

Make your very own stress ball that you can squeeze when you feel overwhelmed. This take & make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library from...

Using craft supplies and instructions, experiment in creating your own Mars Lander. Challenge your friends to see who can create the biggest and best Lander...

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. This take & make...

Easy to make fluffy slime! This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road branch from January 18-25 on a first come, first served basis,...

Use glitter stickers to create a snowman mosaic. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from January 4-29 on a first come, first...

Use glitter stickers to create the snowman mosiac. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from January 4-29 on a first come,...

Use glitter stickers to create the snowman mosiac. This take & make kit will be available at the Pennslyvania Avenue Branch from January 4-29 on a first...

image of a hand with peachy skintone and red nailpolish writing the words 'My Plan' in a blank journal

Start 2022 off with a new handmade journal. Kit includes: scrapbook paper, blank paper, thread, and suggested journal prompts. This take & make kit will be...

Hot chocolate in red mug with marshmallows and candy cane

This take & make has been postponed and will be available beginning Tuesday, January 11. Do marshmallows melt faster in hot chocolate made with water or...

Do you want to prove you know your fractions, decimals, and equations to your teachers? Want to have a little fun doing it? Mathema-kits are full of games...

Sticks and Pinecones

Participate in our Nature Play program on the go and experience making something new with natural materials. Your kit will contain materials for stick...

family of four playing in fall leaves

It's the changing of the virtual seasons in Animal Crossing! On New Leaf Day, all of the leaves turn green to welcome spring time. Celebrate with us and...

Take this kit home and create your own painting. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 17-22 on a first come, first served...

Celebrate the snowy season with this fun and easy pop-up snowman craft! All materials are provided, along with a list of snowman-themed books, songs and...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Participate in our Art Explorers program on the go and build a paper sculpture anywhere. Follow along with a recorded video and keep your one of a kind...

pinwheel attached to railing

Wind energy is an important part of renewable energy. But what is it? How does it work? Learn about the power of wind by making your own pinwheel. Pinwheels...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Mix it up as you explore printmaking with a variety of art materials. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Teens can celebrate National Tea Month by picking up a tea sampler set. Each set will include information on the types of teas and respective brewing...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Celebrate the winter season with a snow day craft. We have included some book recommendations to help celebrate the season. This take & make kit will be...

Keep the winter fun alive with these mason jar snowglobes! All materials will be provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

This foam snowman thermometer craft kit is a fun frosty activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Washington Village Branch from January 4-29...

This foam snowman thermometer craft kit is a fun frosty activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Learn about plants, make your own planter, and get the supplies to grow seeds at home. This take & make kit will be available at the Patterson Park Branch...

Make a cuddly snowman---while staying warm indoors! This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 18-29 on a first come, first...

Photo of a child blowing up a balloon.

Learn about Newton's Third Law of Motion by making a speedy balloon rocket using string, a drinking straw, tape, and a balloon! Construct your balloon...

Use tissue paper to turn an ordinary glass jar into a colorful candle holder that mimics the effects of stained glass. Kits include all supplies and an...

Pick up a workbook that comes with creative writing prompts, coloring book pages, and uplifting quotes that will help you unwind and destress. This take &...

Create a mitten craft and use it in a retelling of this classic folktale. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 18-29 on...

idea chalkboard thinking

Start off the new year by creating a dream board of your goals and dreams for 2022. This take & make kit will be available in the Central Library's Earl...

Horses drinking water in winter

Borrow a book (or an audiobook) from the Waverly Branch library and receive a diamond painting kit to enjoy at home. The kit comes with all supplies needed....

Mason jar lantern with snowflake pattern

Danish coziness on a cold winter day! Make your own little lantern, complete with a winter scene, to enjoy at home. We've included a few poems to read as...

Hand moving a blue game piece on a game board

Let's play Halma! Created in the 1880's, Halma is a multiplayer strategy game that involves moving pieces across a game board. Halma can be played with 2 or...

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up an Anime-inspired teen raid box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. Each box contains...

computer keyboard hands

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...

10:30am
Virtual Event

This program discusses the following: reasons for planting a pollinator garden, how to pick the best location, soil preparation, which plants to use, how to...

In this free virtual program for ages 14 and up, the Teen Center will provide access to a free 3-hour online practice test (which you can actually choose to...

1pm
Virtual Event
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.

2pm
Virtual Event
books stacked on library table

Join us to discuss The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

2pm
Virtual Event

We've missed you! Stop by the teen area at Southeast Anchor to introduce or reintroduce yourself to the YA librarians. Get a small prize for stopping in and...

Sunday, January 23

Using craft supplies and instructions, experiment in creating your own Mars Lander. Challenge your friends to see who can create the biggest and best Lander...

image of a hand with peachy skintone and red nailpolish writing the words 'My Plan' in a blank journal

Start 2022 off with a new handmade journal. Kit includes: scrapbook paper, blank paper, thread, and suggested journal prompts. This take & make kit will be...

Photo of a child blowing up a balloon.

Learn about Newton's Third Law of Motion by making a speedy balloon rocket using string, a drinking straw, tape, and a balloon! Construct your balloon...

Use tissue paper to turn an ordinary glass jar into a colorful candle holder that mimics the effects of stained glass. Kits include all supplies and an...

idea chalkboard thinking

Start off the new year by creating a dream board of your goals and dreams for 2022. This take & make kit will be available in the Central Library's Earl...

Horses drinking water in winter

Borrow a book (or an audiobook) from the Waverly Branch library and receive a diamond painting kit to enjoy at home. The kit comes with all supplies needed....

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up an Anime-inspired teen raid box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. Each box contains...

Monday, January 24

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Celebrate your favorite books by creating bookmark decorations. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 10-31 on a first...

"If you believe it then act so." quote from this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles We invite community members to take...

The Seed Library at Northwood Library is a place for gardeners to “borrow” seeds from the library. At the end of the growing season, gardeners save seeds...

"Allegory of Painting" by Domenico Corvi from the Walters Art Museum online collection, depicting a woman painting a self-portrait

Express yourself through art-inspired (or "ekphrastic") poetry using our free journal, which includes information on how to write ekphrastic poetry and art...

Keep your lips smooth this winter with a fruity DIY Kool Aid lip scrub! Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up your kit with ingredients and...

Using craft supplies and instructions, experiment in creating your own Mars Lander. Challenge your friends to see who can create the biggest and best Lander...

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. This take & make...

Easy to make fluffy slime! This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road branch from January 18-25 on a first come, first served basis,...

image of a hand with peachy skintone and red nailpolish writing the words 'My Plan' in a blank journal

Start 2022 off with a new handmade journal. Kit includes: scrapbook paper, blank paper, thread, and suggested journal prompts. This take & make kit will be...

Do you want to prove you know your fractions, decimals, and equations to your teachers? Want to have a little fun doing it? Mathema-kits are full of games...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Mix it up as you explore printmaking with a variety of art materials. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Teens can celebrate National Tea Month by picking up a tea sampler set. Each set will include information on the types of teas and respective brewing...

Use tissue paper to turn an ordinary glass jar into a colorful candle holder that mimics the effects of stained glass. Kits include all supplies and an...

Pick up a workbook that comes with creative writing prompts, coloring book pages, and uplifting quotes that will help you unwind and destress. This take &...

Aromatherapy

Make two aromatherapy sprays that can help your day go by smoother. Create a Mood Lifting spray for the daytime and a Bedtime Sleep spray for restful...

idea chalkboard thinking

Start off the new year by creating a dream board of your goals and dreams for 2022. This take & make kit will be available in the Central Library's Earl...

Horses drinking water in winter

Borrow a book (or an audiobook) from the Waverly Branch library and receive a diamond painting kit to enjoy at home. The kit comes with all supplies needed....

Hand moving a blue game piece on a game board

Let's play Halma! Created in the 1880's, Halma is a multiplayer strategy game that involves moving pieces across a game board. Halma can be played with 2 or...

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up an Anime-inspired teen raid box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. Each box contains...

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required (Access information provided upon receipt of registration). In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be...

10:30am
Virtual Event

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Create a Gmail account using Google. Learn...

10:30am
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

computer keyboard hands

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...

12pm
Virtual Event

We've missed you! Stop by the teen area at Southeast Anchor to introduce or reintroduce yourself to the YA librarians. Get a small prize for stopping in and...

Teens are invited to get together and discuss Anime. Watch an episode together and talk about your favorite series. This program will take place in Google...

3:30pm
Virtual Event

Share a favorite book with our community of readers! Hear what others have enjoyed and add to your "To Be Read" list.

5:30pm
Virtual Event

This program has been canceled. In this 6-session series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers...

computer keyboard hands

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...

6pm
Virtual Event

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register through Eventbrite here. Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing,...

Tuesday, January 25

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Celebrate your favorite books by creating bookmark decorations. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 10-31 on a first...

Stop by the Hampden Branch to pick up a bundle of carefully selected books to help you establish or strengthen your bedtime reading routine! Each bundle...

Baltimore Bird

Pick up a kit to make bird seed treats to put outside for our feathered friends. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from...

Do you want to build a snowman? You can do that and more while watching Frozen with our interactive movie kit. Each kit includes crafts, props, and...

"If you believe it then act so." quote from this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles We invite community members to take...

Celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day! See how tall you are compared to the Emperor Penguin, if you can walk with an egg on your feet, or if you can jump...

The Seed Library at Northwood Library is a place for gardeners to “borrow” seeds from the library. At the end of the growing season, gardeners save seeds...

Create a snowflake decorated picture frame for a winter gift for someone special. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from...

story time, librarian and children

Inspired by Maurice Sendak's Chicken Soup with Rice, we will share simple healthy soup recipes for cold winter days. Take a sample soup home to cook yourself...

Craft an animal mobile as a piece of art or as an information resource! This take & make kit will be available at the Northwood Branch from January 4-29 on...

"Allegory of Painting" by Domenico Corvi from the Walters Art Museum online collection, depicting a woman painting a self-portrait

Express yourself through art-inspired (or "ekphrastic") poetry using our free journal, which includes information on how to write ekphrastic poetry and art...

Just how does a bridge work? Pick up a take & make kit to perform experiments. You can craft your bridge from LEGO® bricks or use the supplied materials. ...

preschool children

In the picture book Sometimes People March by Tessa Allen, the author explains that when people want a crucial change in the world, they often march together...

Get ready to celebrate the Year of the Tiger by making a hand drum and a lantern. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January...

Can you solve the clues to unlock the bag and get the prize? This take & make kit will be available at the Edmondson Village Branch from January 4-29 on a...