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March 27 - April 2, 2023

Monday, March 27

SHAN Wallace 2023 Artist in Residence

Overview The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in Residence (AIR) program is an opportunity for the selected visual artist to work as an independent...

3D Printing

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Dive into fun with ocean-themed gamesin the children's department of the Hampden Branch Library. We'll have a variety of board games, card games, and puzzles...

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Design Your Own Bookmark

Throughout the month of March, visit the Hampden Branch and make your own bookmarks! Bring a little joy to assigned school reading by making a bookmark to...

Flower Paint-by-Number

Learn to paint like the masters! Paint your own flower art with this take-home craft kit. This paint-by-numbers project comes with everything you need to...

Games at Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

writing signing paperwork forms

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us each month! Can't make it to...

SAT Free Take-Away Study Kit

This free study kit is available for all high school students and other people applying to college. It includes a free practice book and an information pack...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the library to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

Scissors, colored pencils, glue, and a ruler on top of construction paper

The cup-and-ball game has entertained children and adults for over 700 years. You swing a ball attached to a piece of string into a cup. Over and over and...

Journal

Design a journal that's as unique as you are. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during the month of March on a first...

Take & Make: Herbal Bath Satchels

Make your own botanical satchel for a relaxing and soothing bath. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch during the month...

Fish in the middle of coral

Celebrate Read to Reef by creating your own mason jar aquarium! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Wind Chimes

Create your own wind chime! All needed materials will be provided. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch during the month of March...

Drop-in Job Seeker Assistance

Members of the Maryland Department of Labor can help you refresh your resume, make a career change, or apply for a job online.

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner - Imagination Celebration 2023 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

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...

Creating Brochures, Programs and Flyers in Microsoft Word 2019

A two part class: Create a flyer and brochure advertisiting an event or program Outline date, times, and details of an event

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

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...

SeniorTec Series

In this five-week series, five topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) for SeniorsSkill Builders’ Workshop for SeniorsIntroduction to...

SeniorTec Series

In this five week series, five topics will be discussed: ABSs of the PC (Personal Computer) for SeniorsSkill Builder's Workshop for SeniorsIntro to...

Playdate at the Library

Come in from the cold! Babies and toddlers are invited to join us for enriching playtime.

Crafting With Friends

Bring a craft, get those creative juices flowing, and meet new friends. Crafters of all skills and interest welcome.

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
Yoga & Breathing for Beginners

Yoga is an exercise with different poses which helps boost energy, bring flexibility to the joints, and reduces the stress in the body. Breathing exercises...

 Teen Crafts

Create different arts and crafts at the Govans Branch with a variety of supplies!

Once Upon a Window Collage

Join us for a read-aloud of Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner and help create a window collage inspired by the story.

Perler Bead Sea Creatures

Use perler beads to create unique sea creatures to be used as decorations or add them to an aquarium to keep the real fish company!

a variety of craft supplies splayed out across a table

Use plastic beads to create keychains and bracelets with your name or words that are special to you.

Gaming Mondays

Did you miss playing video games this weekend? Stop by the library on Mondays and play PS4 with your friends and a librarian after school.

Healing Circles by Healing Youth Alliance

Join us for a discussion with Healing Youth Alliance ambassadors. The ambassadors will cover a wide range of topics regarding social and emotional health,...

Drop-In Building Blocks

Come and create using LEGO® bricks, blocks, and other fun stackables.

board games

Come hang out, have a snack and play some board games! Join us every Monday in March from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for tweens and teens ages 12-18.

Adult Book Discussion

There is no enjoyment like reading! Join us for a discission of Uphill: A Memoir by Jamele Hill. Jemele Hill’s world came crashing down when she called...

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...

chess game strategy

Whether you are new to the game, or you love chess and are looking for a fun competitive match, come join us for an enjoyable evening! All ages are welcome!

Pictures of a game of chess and Chinese checkers

Come spend an evening at Orleans playing old school board games! Games provided, no registration required.

Imagination Celebration: Family Movie Night: Finding Nemo

An overprotective clown fish named Marlin is desperate to find his missing son, Nemo. During his search, Marlin enlists the help of a forgetful blue tang,...

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...

6pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand...

idea chalkboard thinking

Learn how Mary Eve VonBerger established one of Baltimore's top travel agencies. Small Business Stories is a monthly series where local entrepreneurs and...

Tuesday, March 28

SHAN Wallace 2023 Artist in Residence

Overview The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in Residence (AIR) program is an opportunity for the selected visual artist to work as an independent...

3D Printing

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Dive into fun with ocean-themed gamesin the children's department of the Hampden Branch Library. We'll have a variety of board games, card games, and puzzles...

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Design Your Own Bookmark

Throughout the month of March, visit the Hampden Branch and make your own bookmarks! Bring a little joy to assigned school reading by making a bookmark to...

Flower Paint-by-Number

Learn to paint like the masters! Paint your own flower art with this take-home craft kit. This paint-by-numbers project comes with everything you need to...

Games at Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

writing signing paperwork forms

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us each month! Can't make it to...

SAT Free Take-Away Study Kit

This free study kit is available for all high school students and other people applying to college. It includes a free practice book and an information pack...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the library to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

Scissors, colored pencils, glue, and a ruler on top of construction paper

The cup-and-ball game has entertained children and adults for over 700 years. You swing a ball attached to a piece of string into a cup. Over and over and...

Journal

Design a journal that's as unique as you are. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during the month of March on a first...

Take & Make: Herbal Bath Satchels

Make your own botanical satchel for a relaxing and soothing bath. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch during the month...

Fish in the middle of coral

Celebrate Read to Reef by creating your own mason jar aquarium! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Wind Chimes

Create your own wind chime! All needed materials will be provided. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch during the month of March...

1st Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner - Imagination Celebration 2023 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

books stacked on library table

Come join the fun at the Walbrook Branch for our Imagination Celebration event held at the Walbrook Branch! Activities will include storytime, bingo,...

Computer Class: Microsoft Word Part 2

Create a bulleted and numbered list, cut/copy/paste, select text, change text formats, margins, and page orientation. This class has limited space and pre...

Gmail Basics

Participants will create a Gmail account. Learn to: compose, send and retrieve messagessend attachmentscreate, delete, and move messages into...

Playdate at the Library

Bubbles, toys & enriching play time at the library.

computer keyboard hands

Workplace Readiness Workshop We will discuss three topics in this 6-part series: Introduction to Word 2019: Part 1 & 2Introduction to PowerPoint 2019: Part...

2nd Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

11:30am
Virtual Event
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...

Coffee & Conversation

Join us for coffee, conversation and camaraderie that includes tips on interpersonal relationships, effective communication, improving mood, self-awareness...

Image of a gavel with a Maryland flag background.

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a couple of hours at Central Library providing brief, one-on-one...

3rd Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
tech mobile tablet apps

Wondering how to get library materials, such as eBooks and audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of your...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

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

Manga Drawing Lessons - Online!

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters step-by-step in bi-weekly, online sessions! No prior drawing is experience needed. Supplies and resources for...

3pm
Virtual Event
Once Upon a Window Collage

Join us for a read-aloud of Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner and help create a window collage inspired by the story.

Kitchen Science

Let's be scientists with common household items you can find in your kitchen! Conduct fun science experiments and explore concoctions!

story time, librarian and children

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

Music & Movement Storytime

Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music- and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun activities to get kids (and adults) up and moving!...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this 6-part series, three topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019: Part 1 & 2Introduction to PowerPoint 2019: Part 1 & 2Introduction to Excel...

Jumanji Movie Poster

Enjoy Jumanji on the big screen! Two kids discover an old board game and when they start playing it they are greeted by a man who has spent years trapped...

Wednesday, March 29

SHAN Wallace 2023 Artist in Residence

Overview The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in Residence (AIR) program is an opportunity for the selected visual artist to work as an independent...

3D Printing

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Dive into fun with ocean-themed gamesin the children's department of the Hampden Branch Library. We'll have a variety of board games, card games, and puzzles...

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...

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Design Your Own Bookmark

Throughout the month of March, visit the Hampden Branch and make your own bookmarks! Bring a little joy to assigned school reading by making a bookmark to...

Flower Paint-by-Number

Learn to paint like the masters! Paint your own flower art with this take-home craft kit. This paint-by-numbers project comes with everything you need to...

Games at Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

writing signing paperwork forms

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us each month! Can't make it to...

SAT Free Take-Away Study Kit

This free study kit is available for all high school students and other people applying to college. It includes a free practice book and an information pack...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the library to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

Scissors, colored pencils, glue, and a ruler on top of construction paper

The cup-and-ball game has entertained children and adults for over 700 years. You swing a ball attached to a piece of string into a cup. Over and over and...

Journal

Design a journal that's as unique as you are. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during the month of March on a first...

Take & Make: Herbal Bath Satchels

Make your own botanical satchel for a relaxing and soothing bath. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch during the month...

Fish in the middle of coral

Celebrate Read to Reef by creating your own mason jar aquarium! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Wind Chimes

Create your own wind chime! All needed materials will be provided. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch during the month of March...

4th Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner - Imagination Celebration 2023 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

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...

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 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...

Can You Come Out And Play?

Danny Joe and his puppet pals from Danny Joe’s Tree House would like to meet you at the Northwood Branch on Wednesday, March 29 at 10:30am for a play date....

Creating Brochures, Programs and Flyers in Microsoft Word 2019

A two part class: Create a flyer and brochure advertisiting an event or program Outline date, times, and details of an event

story time, librarian and children

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

story time, librarian and children

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

Family Storytime

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

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. A craft will follow storytime. For families with...

story time, librarian and children

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

Google Apps Basics - Virtual

In this 3-part series, three topics will be discussed: Gmail Basics: send/receive email messages. Learn to attach documents. Google Calendar: learn to...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Imagination Celebration: Bunny Mask

We will be reading Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner. Then we will create our own bunny mask.

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

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...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop Introduction to Computers/Windows...

Music & Movement Storytime

Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun activities to get kids (and adults) up and moving!...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . 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...

Image of a stethoscope resting on a laptop keyboard.

In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Nursing, the Pratt Library will host nursing students, supervised by an RN, at Southeast Anchor...

Image of a stethoscope resting on a laptop keyboard.

In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Nursing, the Pratt Library will host nursing students, supervised by RNs, at the Waverly Branch to...

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....

Mr. Jon and his pal George the Monkey

Join multiple Parents' Choice Award winner Mr. Jon for a concert for the whole family! This musical comedy show will have everyone dancing and laughing...

5th Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

11:30am
Virtual Event
story time, librarian and children

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

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....

Crafting With Friends

Bring a craft, get those creative juices flowing, and meet new friends. Crafters of all skills and interest welcome.

Line Dancing

Enjoy learning the newest line dance moves with Mr. Lamont that you can share at your next event!

6th Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Free Weekly Public Tours of the Library

Discover the services the Enoch Pratt Free Library has to offer with a free tour. Take a peek behind the scenes and at the library's collections, and learn a...

Workforce Wednesday Career Clinics

Need to refresh your resume, make a career change, or apply for a job online? Let us help! Drop-in assistance for job seekers.

Once Upon a Window Collage

Join us for a read-aloud of Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner and help create a window collage inspired by the story.

Tween Movie Club: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

After a bite from a radioactive spider, Miles Morales becomes the one and only Spider-Man. When a dimensional gateway opens up, Miles soon realizes he isn't...

Celebrate International Mermaid Day

Imagine yourself under the sea. Make a mermaid craft.

story time, librarian and children

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

Imagination Celebration: Family Movie Night: Encanto

Deep in the Colombian mountains, the Madrigal family possesses an extraordinary secret. Each member of the family is able to perform magic. Yet at the heart...

Thursday, March 30

SHAN Wallace 2023 Artist in Residence

Overview The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in Residence (AIR) program is an opportunity for the selected visual artist to work as an independent...

3D Printing

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Dive into fun with ocean-themed gamesin the children's department of the Hampden Branch Library. We'll have a variety of board games, card games, and puzzles...

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Design Your Own Bookmark

Throughout the month of March, visit the Hampden Branch and make your own bookmarks! Bring a little joy to assigned school reading by making a bookmark to...

Flower Paint-by-Number

Learn to paint like the masters! Paint your own flower art with this take-home craft kit. This paint-by-numbers project comes with everything you need to...

Games at Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

writing signing paperwork forms

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us each month! Can't make it to...

SAT Free Take-Away Study Kit

This free study kit is available for all high school students and other people applying to college. It includes a free practice book and an information pack...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the library to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

Scissors, colored pencils, glue, and a ruler on top of construction paper

The cup-and-ball game has entertained children and adults for over 700 years. You swing a ball attached to a piece of string into a cup. Over and over and...

Journal

Design a journal that's as unique as you are. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during the month of March on a first...

Take & Make: Herbal Bath Satchels

Make your own botanical satchel for a relaxing and soothing bath. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch during the month...

Fish in the middle of coral

Celebrate Read to Reef by creating your own mason jar aquarium! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Wind Chimes

Create your own wind chime! All needed materials will be provided. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch during the month of March...

A variety of craft supplies artfully arranged

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch on select Thursdays to create a seasonal craft. The age range for this program is typically ages 5-12 years old. Please...

Drop-in Job Seeker Assistance

Members of the Maryland Department of Labor can help you refresh your resume, make a career change, or apply for a job online.

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner - Imagination Celebration 2023 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

Baby Artsplay!

With Tiffanie Horner Join us for this 4 week program that supports caregivers in learning how to integrate singing, dancing, drama, and other multi-sensory...

story time, librarian and children

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

story time, librarian and children

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

Image of a stethoscope resting on a laptop keyboard.

In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Nursing, the Pratt Library will host nursing students, supervised by RNs, at Brooklyn Branch to...

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...

12pm
Virtual Event
tech mobile tablet apps

Wondering how to get library materials, such as eBooks and audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of your...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

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

Moving History: African Drums

Experience another culture and its unique sounds with African Drums. Students will learn about the culture and history, particularly relating to Mansa Musa...

Once Upon a Window Collage

Join us for a read-aloud of Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner and help create a window collage inspired by the story.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

An instructor will guide you step by step to create a masterpiece while you, the artist, relax and release your inner creativity! Use colors, glitter, and...

Walbrook Crochet Club

Learn and practice the art of crochet. Open to all skill levels. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Drawingnoons!

Do you like comics, cartoons, sketches and doodles? Then come spend an afternoon drawing at the Herring Run Branch. Also held virtually for those that can't...

3:30pm
Herring Run
Stream Available
Thursday Family Flicks: Deep

Families are invited to watch movies together on the big screen in the Govans Auditorium. Presented in partnership with Tomorrow's Promise Foundation, Inc....

Anime Club

Love Anime? Join the Forest Park Anime Club as we watch, craft, and play games based on your new and favorite animes.

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Come to the Children’s Department and play your favorite board or card game, or make a new favorite. Several types of games will be available, including...

Canton Crafternoon

Join Miss Lisa for an afternoon of arts and crafts.

Jamercise with Ginger

Jamercise is an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance. Join us in person at the Cherry Hill Branch...

Teens and meditation

This mindfulness class incorporates gentle beginner yoga, breathwork and meditation techniques that can help you throughout your day.

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ WorkshopIntroduction to...

Crying in the H Mart

Read and discuss Crying in the H Mart: a Memoir by Michelle Zauner. In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michelle Zauner proves...

Friday, March 31

SHAN Wallace 2023 Artist in Residence

Overview The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in Residence (AIR) program is an opportunity for the selected visual artist to work as an independent...

3D Printing

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Dive into fun with ocean-themed gamesin the children's department of the Hampden Branch Library. We'll have a variety of board games, card games, and puzzles...

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Design Your Own Bookmark

Throughout the month of March, visit the Hampden Branch and make your own bookmarks! Bring a little joy to assigned school reading by making a bookmark to...

Flower Paint-by-Number

Learn to paint like the masters! Paint your own flower art with this take-home craft kit. This paint-by-numbers project comes with everything you need to...

Games at Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

writing signing paperwork forms

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us each month! Can't make it to...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the library to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

Scissors, colored pencils, glue, and a ruler on top of construction paper

The cup-and-ball game has entertained children and adults for over 700 years. You swing a ball attached to a piece of string into a cup. Over and over and...

Journal

Design a journal that's as unique as you are. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during the month of March on a first...

Take & Make: Herbal Bath Satchels

Make your own botanical satchel for a relaxing and soothing bath. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch during the month...

Fish in the middle of coral

Celebrate Read to Reef by creating your own mason jar aquarium! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Wind Chimes

Create your own wind chime! All needed materials will be provided. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch during the month of March...

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner - Imagination Celebration 2023 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

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 program will be...

story time, librarian and children

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

story time, librarian and children

A quick and active indoor storytime for ages birth to five years old, this family event will get you moving, singing, and reading along with some of our...

story time, librarian and children

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

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...

Image of a stethoscope resting on a laptop keyboard.

In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Nursing, the Pratt Library will host nursing students, supervised by RNs, at Central Library to...

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 program will be...

Crafting With Friends

Bring a craft, get those creative juices flowing, and meet new friends. Crafters of all skills and interest welcome.

Once Upon a Window Collage

Join us for a read-aloud of Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner and help create a window collage inspired by the story.

Saturday, April 1

SHAN Wallace 2023 Artist in Residence

Overview The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in Residence (AIR) program is an opportunity for the selected visual artist to work as an independent...

3D Printing

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

writing signing paperwork forms

Come decorate our "poet-tree" with your very own original poems. Write your poem on a leaf-shaped paper and hang it on the tree for all to see and enjoy....

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Blue question mark on pink background.

Disney or Pixar? Marvel or DC? Pepsi or Coke? Every week in April, stop by to share your opinion on these questions and more by visiting the debate board in...

Games at Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

gold stars generic special

There's a little bunny on each page of Once Upon a Book, this year's Imagination Celebration selection. There's also bunnies hidden all around the Northwood...

Imagination Celebration: Imagination Kit

Explore and create with the crafts in your Imagination Kit based on the book Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner. Imagination kits are filled...

Read Me a Poem Scavenger Hunt

Find plastic eggs filled with a poems, riddles, or jokes hidden in the children and teen areas. Once found return the plastic egg and read aloud the poem,...

Scavenger Hunt: Imagination Celebration edition

Visit the Reisterstown Road branch during the month of April to participate in a "Once Upon a Book"-themed scavenger hunt and win a prize! Once Upon a Book...

Dance/exercise group

"Stepping at Pratt" is a dance-exercise program that incorporates many types of music (mostly hip-hop) and zumba! This dance exercise group meets weekly -...

Stick-Together Collaborative Poster

Stop by the Northwood Branch in April and work with others to create an Earth Day-themed poster using a Stick-Together Collaborative Poster kit!

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner - Imagination Celebration 2023 book selection

Follow your imagination with our outdoor StoryWalk® featuring Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner at the Canton Branch. The StoryWalk® project...

Take & Make: Binary Code Accessories

Use binary code to make your own coded (secret) message bracelet, keychain, or backpack pull. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania...

Take & Make: Birdhouse

Birds need somewhere to live! Build a birdhouse for your feathered friends. All materials are included to complete this project. This Take & Make kit will...

Take & Make: Blackout Poetry Kit

Use a pen to black out existing text or draw a doodle to create a poem. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Paper Plate Ladybug Craft

Use self-adhesive foam pieces and a paper plate to create a really cute ladybug to decorate your space. This Take & Make kit will be available at the...

Plants starting to sprout up in pots

Spring is here! Stop by the Orleans Street Branch to pick up a starter kit to grow your very own herbs. This Take & Make kit will be available at the...

Tropical Bird Scavenger Hunt

As part of Imagination Celebration we have hidden tropical bird pictures throughout the children's area. Find all the hidden tropical bird pictures and win a...

Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner - Imagination Celebration 2023 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

Walk-In Tutoring

Free drop-in tutoring service for grades Kindergarten through 12 in all subjects provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student...

baby and parent playtime

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...

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...

Soil 101: The Dirt on Soil

Good soil is the key to successful gardening. Learn how to make, amend, and care for the soil in an eco-friendly way. Healthy soil will best support growing...

health fitness active

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

computer keyboard hands

Join us for a bilingual resume building workshop at the Brooklyn Branch! Following a brief presentation on professional resume formatting and writing,...

a variety of craft supplies splayed out across a table

Families will make kites together and fly them outside in the library's backyard. Presented in partnership with Tomorrow's Promise Foundation, Inc. Space is...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

microphone

Learn about music production, audio engineering, and find a supportive space for creative expression and songwriting! All for FREE! Sessions will be in the...

Knot Just Knitting

Bring your project to our yarn-craft circle to get tips and ideas, or just come to hang out with other crafters. Meets every first and third Saturday, and...

Scrapbook Journaling

Bring your own photographs, poetry, collages, and more, to learn how to journal using scrapbooking techniques and materials! This program has limited spaces...

A pair of older hands crocheting a project using multi-colored pastel yarn.

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

Drawing Workshop

Join artist-in-residence SHAN Wallace and artist Sydney Vernon for a one-day participatory drawing workshop. We welcome children, students, and teens to join...

Free Weekly Public Tours of the Library

Discover the services the Enoch Pratt Free Library has to offer with a free tour. Take a peek behind the scenes and at the library's collections, and learn a...

STEM STEAM gears

Customize and create an item in our makerspace! Your imagination is the only limit: t-shirts, mugs, tote bags, and more! Registration is not required, but...

Gloved hands on soil

Get ready for spring by making some seed bombs! Seed bombs are small clusters of soil and wildflower seeds that can be tossed in a flower pot or garden plot...

Till (2023) poster

The story of Emmett Louis Till and the legacy of his mother who pursued justice for her lynched son. Runtime: 130 min Rated: PG-13

Once Upon a Window Collage

Join us for a read-aloud of Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner and help create a window collage inspired by the story.

Sunday, April 2