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Events Calendar

Events

November 16 - 22, 2019

Saturday, November 16

Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

Pick and Play: Games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

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...

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Stick Together® Peace Dove

In the spirit of the Baltimore Ceasefire, let's Stick Together® and create a community Peace Dove poster. Stop by the library anytime in November to...

Triangle Twig Dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native-American Heritage Month by creating a dreamcatcher as November's Take & Make craft project. Ancient legends about the history and origin of...

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

Join us for an hour of 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. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

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...

Mr. Brewster’s Invigorating Invention

Presented by Towson University's "Opera in a Can" program, this energetic 40-minute show tells the fascinating story of the invention of the kaleidoscope!...

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.

 Promote Your Own Book

Author and PR veteran Cherrie Woods discusses how to promote your book. Ms. Woods will share techniques and insights on how to ensure that your book will...

Alcohol Ink Creations: Intermediate Workshop

This class is the next step in learning new ways to control the alcohol inks with your own creative flair. Completion of the Introduction of Alcohol Ink...

Author visit Family Storytime - Ellen Kahan Zager and Harriet Helfand

Come meet Ellen Kahan Zager and learn how the words of the Torah inspired her new book, And There Was Evening And There Was Morning. Ellen and Harriet will...

Pin It!

Celebrate National Button Day by making your own button.

The Business of Publishing: Genre Writing

Are you interested in getting your genre writing published? Do you want tips and tricks on how to become a published author or how to self-publish? Have you...

3D Printing Basics

3D printing for beginners! Try your hand at 3D design.

Adult Painting Workshop

Create your own original artwork. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register. Refreshments provided.

Amazon STEM Series: Minecraft LEGOs

Build your own mini Minecraft dungeons for Steve and Alex out of LEGOs.

Charming Crafts: Holiday Wine Glasses

Celebrate the hoildays by decorating your own wine glass. Materials provided. Please call 410-396-0399 to register.

Cherry Hill Book Club

November's book: Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah December's book: Under Fire by April Ryan

The Original Kings of Comedy

We got jokes. A concert film featuring four major African-American stand-up comedians. Join us for a screening of The Original Kings of Comedy, directed by...

Charm City Writers - Critique Group

Join the Charm City Writers critique group the 3rd Saturday of every month. This small group meets regularly to review each others' work and offer...

Introduction to making Jewelry

The purpose of this program is to give an introduction to the field of making jewelry. This brief introduction will give Young Adult patrons the opportunity...

Live Music:  Deja Vu

Deja Vu is a group composed of four talented students/musicians who attend Baltimore School for the Arts: John Elek Yuhas (guitar), Isaac Chang (piano &...

NaNoWriMo Sharing Circle

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

One Book Baltimore Presents: 12 O'Clock Boys

In observance of One Book Baltimore & Baltimore Ceasefire do not miss the screening of the 12 O'Clock Boys. In Lotfy Nathan's wild, dynamic documentary...

Sunday, November 17

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Floral Arrangement Workshop

REGISTRATION IS FULL A seasoned designer will interact with the class members and teach the class about: the different types of flowersthe different...

Monday, November 18

Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

Pick and Play: Games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals will be available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session lef by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please bring your own mat.

Stick Together® Peace Dove

In the spirit of the Baltimore Ceasefire, let's Stick Together® and create a community Peace Dove poster. Stop by the library anytime in November to...

Triangle Twig Dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native-American Heritage Month by creating a dreamcatcher as November's Take & Make craft project. Ancient legends about the history and origin of...

Lawyer in the Library

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

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...

Baby and Me Yoga Presented by Eclectic Soul Yoga

Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement milestones, and gain mind and body awareness while deepening your bond. For babies 1 month to 24 months...

Kitchen Kaizen: Food Safety Program

Have you QUESTIONED… If your milk went bad? Should I wash my chicken? Are my leftovers going to make me sick? Is my burger done? The...

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...

Healthy Little Cooks - Born to Cook

Inspire your favorite young chefs, ages 3-5 to cook this fall during an 8-week program focused on teaching your preschoolers nutrition tips, culinary skills...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

AP Physics Study Group

Our staff Physics expert will lead a review of AP Physics topics for high school students who are currently taking the class. Bring your homework, practice...

Autumn Tree Painting

Celebrate the season of fall by painting your favorite version of a tree in autumn.

Maker Mondays

Construct with straws and cardboard, take on a coding challenge, or design and print shadow puppets for our theater. The possibilities are endless with this...

Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw in manga style in the Govans Branch!

One Time Book Club

Ever wonder what it’s like to get on an elevator with a familiar face but you are not sure why they look different? Join us for 6 weeks as we meet each...

Pathfinder: Revenge of the Kobold King

Fight your way through Darkmoon Wood to the crypts of the villainous Kobold King in this two part D20 adventure roleplaying game. Dice will be provided....

Respect Initiative

Join a lively discussion on the Respect Initiative which explores diversity, humility and tolerance. Presented by Keisha Atlee of EVOLVE. Ms. Atlee is a...

No Bake Holiday Treats

Learn to create a delicious, scrumptious treat with friends and family to showcase at upcoming gatherings.

Northwood Chess Masters

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

Free Wills and Estates Program

Lawyers from St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center will offer a Free Wills and Estates program. Lawyers will be onsite to answer estate and housing questions,...

Monday Movie: Annabelle Comes Home

Synopsis “Annabelle Comes Home” is the third installment of New Line Cinema’s hugely successful “Annabelle” films starring the infamous sinister doll from...

One Book Poetry

A local slam poet will show you how to create poetry in the style of and based on the themes of Jason Reynolds' book "Long Way Down."

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....

Film Screening: On the Basis of Sex

Future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches her career fighting for gender equality by proving discrimination "on the basis of sex" is...

Introduction to 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 Office & Computer Basics

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics 2010

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

Paint and Pastry

Join us for a step-by-step painting class and refreshments. Limited to 20 participants. Call 410-396-6076 to register.

BiMonthly Meetups

BiMonthly is a monthly social and discussion group for folks in Baltimore City and surrounding areas who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or any other...

Ceasefire/One Book One Baltimore Journal Making Workshop

Make your own customized journals, diaries and sketchbooks. We will also talk about the importance of journaling and look at profiles of people who have...

Cuples Tea Workshop

This tea tasting/education workshop seeks to inspire a passion for tea. The emphasis is on the importance of "True Tea" and the versatility of this natural...

Documentary & Discussion: Something Out of Nothing

Join us for a thought-provoking film and discussion with refreshments. Something Out of Nothing follows a group of at-risk teenagers as they learn about...

Gifts From the Garden: Putting the Garden to Bed

It's time to prepare gardens for winter: learn tips for cleaning and protecting plants and trees for cold weather.

Hamilton Book Club

Join us as we discuss My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite. Light refreshments will be served.

Light Street Book Discussion Group

Read and discuss A Bend in the River by V. S. Naipaul.

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...

One Book Theatrical Performance

Award winning Slam Poet, Gayle Danley, will dramatically perform poetry selections from the novel Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds.

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; siblings...

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; siblings...

Tuesday, November 19

Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

Pick and Play: Games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Tuesday Newsday

Kids show off their knowledge of current events (or their skill at guessing the answers to multiple choice questions) with our weekly news quiz. Try the...

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

2nd - 3rd Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Kindergarten - 1st Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Pre-K Homeschooler Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students in Pre-K. Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & 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 and Computer Basics

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

MVA Real ID License Information Session

Come by and learn about the new Real ID license requirements for all Marylanders! These requirements go into effect in October 2020 and can affect your...

Stick Together® Peace Dove

In the spirit of the Baltimore Ceasefire, let's Stick Together® and create a community Peace Dove poster. Stop by the library anytime in November to...

Triangle Twig Dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native-American Heritage Month by creating a dreamcatcher as November's Take & Make craft project. Ancient legends about the history and origin of...

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants âgés de 2 à 5 ans, accompagnés d'un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Introduction to the Internet

Learn about the Internet and how to navigate using the World Wide Web. Develop surfing strategies and learn how to use “Search Engine” programs to enhance...

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Yoga For Beginners

Join us for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a...

4th - 5th Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Pre-K to 6th Grade Homeschooler Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students in Pre-K - 6th grade. Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Spanish for Seniors

Join us for this continuing advanced beginning/intermediate Spanish class of grammar, vocabulary and conversation.

Yoga for YOU

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

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds - One Book book discussion

Maria Broom, actress and author of "The Village Bully", will lead a lively discussion of Jason Reynolds' novel Long Way Down. Registration requested. ...

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

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

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for first through third graders uses...

Art Afterschool with The Walters Art Museum

Join The Walters Art Museum for fun and educational art-making. Each program includes a creative hands-on activity and covers a distinct topic, like...

BIG Game Day

Play oversized board games and have big time fun.

Coding Zone

Dive into computer coding with easy-to-learn games and activities for ages 7 and up.

Film: Pokémon Detective Pikachu

The world of Pokémon comes to life! The first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, the iconic face...

Game Lab

Play the hottest multiplayer games on the PS4 with your friends!

Teen Improv workshops!

Megan Wills is an improv comedy performer and founder of the Charm City Comedy Project and the Charm City Comedy Festival in Baltimore. She will be hosting...

Gaming Night

Come join us on the third Tuesday of every month for a night full of gaming fun.

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...

Teen Gaming Tuesdays

Journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D, Magic: The Gathering and other games. No prior gaming experience...

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

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for fourth through sixth graders uses...

Creative Writing Group

Get those creative juices flowing. Share your work or enjoy a quiet space to write. Writers of all levels are welcome.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game. Join us for movie night as we watch Jumanji!

Google Series

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

Writers LIVE! Rick Atkinson, The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn, has long been admired for his deeply researched, stunningly vivid narrative histories....

Wednesday, November 20

Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

Pick and Play: Games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics 2010

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

Keyboarding for Seniors

A 4-week class. Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify and...

Stick Together® Peace Dove

In the spirit of the Baltimore Ceasefire, let's Stick Together® and create a community Peace Dove poster. Stop by the library anytime in November to...

Storytime with the CEO

Come join Heidi Daniel, CEO of the Pratt Library, for a special guest storytime. Stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. For little ones up to age 5 with a...

Triangle Twig Dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native-American Heritage Month by creating a dreamcatcher as November's Take & Make craft project. Ancient legends about the history and origin of...

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. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome. No...

Email Basics

Learn to compose, send and receive messages, attach documents and graphics to email messages.An e-mail account is required. Prerequisite: Introduction to...

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. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

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...

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....

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....

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de moins de 12 ans accompagnés d’un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

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 Microsoft Office & 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...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

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

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...

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one sericess. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing convictions.

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Conversations about Citizenship

Interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? Chat with our librarian, a newly-naturalized U.S. citizen, every first and third Wednesdays. He'll share his...

Gaming Club

Unwind and enjoy friendly competition at game night!

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Native American Heritage Month Movie Series: More Than Frybread

Celebrate Native American Heritage month with us as we watch "More Than Frybread," a mockumentary starring Tatanka Means. Twenty-two Native American...

One Book Musical Performance

The One World Jazz Ensemble will perform music of peace, love, and reconciliation recalling the aspirational themes of Jason Reynolds' "Long Way Down."

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

Workplace Readiness

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 – Part 1 and 2, and...

One Book Baltimore:  Spoken Words

Can you relate to spoken words, of pain, denial, and illusions. Join us while we listen to Long Way Down by author Jason Reynolds to reflect on experiences...

 Undersea Slime

Water beads look like fish eggs when they’re suspended in slime. Come see how these mysterious slippery substances interact!

Best Book Discussion Ever!

Come share a book or two. Bring a friend.

Best Book Discussion Ever!

Come share a book or two with us. Bring a friend.

Book Turkeys

We will use old or damaged books and turn them into beautiful Thanksgiving centerpieces. Just in time for the holidays!

LEGO Club

Show off your building skills during our weekly Lego program.

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...

Unity and Peace Button Making

Design, create, and wear your own buttons inspired by the One Book Baltimore theme.

Craft Lab: Puppets

Explore methods and materials for making puppets.

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;...

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...

Jamercise

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics 2010

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

Friends of Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Meeting

Connect with fellow community members as they support the library.

Crossing the Lines Between Us, with author Lawrence Lanahan

This program is in conjunction with Undesign the Redline, exhibited at Central Library November 1, 2019-January 31, 2020. Lawrence Lanahan is the author of...

Thursday, November 21

Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

Pick and Play: Games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Children's Author Visit: Nadia L. Hohn, A Likkle Miss Lou

Come hear author Nadia L. Hohn read and discuss A Likkle Miss Lou, the story of how poet Louise Bennett Coverley popularized the use of Jamaican patois in...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

Learn your way around the Excel 2010 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columns. Learn everyday tasks such as...

Stick Together® Peace Dove

In the spirit of the Baltimore Ceasefire, let's Stick Together® and create a community Peace Dove poster. Stop by the library anytime in November to...

Triangle Twig Dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native-American Heritage Month by creating a dreamcatcher as November's Take & Make craft project. Ancient legends about the history and origin of...

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.

Artsy Tots

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. 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. 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.

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. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

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

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please feel free to bring your own 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
National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

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

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for seventh graders and older uses community-building,...

Black Out Poetry

Come create unique poetry with words from some of your favorite authors.

Lemon Battery

See how lemons, coins and screws can be combined into a battery that can power a light!

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

Join us as we design and craft various projects!

Teen Improv Workshops!

Megan Wills is an improv comedy performer and founder of the Charm City Comedy Project and the Charm City Comedy Festival in Baltimore. She will be hosting...

Teen Video Game Night

Come play your favorite games with your friends on the big screen!

Book Discussion of Silent Spring

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, c1963, was a ground-breaking book. She was a biologist for the federal government when she first noted the effects of the...

One Book Baltimore: Peace Journals

Come join us on Thursday, November 21st as we decorate journals with what peace means to you in honor of One Book Baltimore: A Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds.

One Book Musical Performance

The One World Jazz Ensemble will perform music of peace, love, and reconciliation recalling the aspirational themes of Jason Reynolds' "Long Way Down."

Teen Summit

Teens and Tweens will come together and discuss various issues that they are dealing with or any concerns about things that are happening in our communities.

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

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

 Fast Track to a Job: Job Search Bootcamp

Natasha OrtizFortier of Creative Career Chic will guide job-seekers in this interactive workshop.

Free Family Flicks - Paddington

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear (Ben Whishaw) makes his...

Stepping at Pratt

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

Introduction to 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 Office & 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 & 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...

Music Showdown - Youth versus Adults

Northwood proudly presents a music competition like.... another you might have seen before! Hear some popular song clips and guess the name of the song...

Painting with Alcohol Ink: Intermediate Workshop

This workshop is the next step in developing your alcohol ink talents. Completion of the Introduction to Alcohol Ink Painting is a prerequisite to...

Hooked on Yarn

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...

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 Discussion

Read and discuss Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout.

Get on Board!

Visit your library for board games & fun for adults.