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Events

October 23 - 29, 2021

Saturday, October 23

Learn how to make a bristle bot buddy! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to pick...

During Doors Open Baltimore, stop by any Pratt Library location to pick up coloring sheets featuring Baltimore city landmarks and a word search. Activity...

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

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

"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...

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

Virtual Event

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event
STEM STEAM gears

Create a wiggling bristlebot pal using a toothbrush head, motor, battery, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners. All supplies are included in the free kit! For...

Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft sticks! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Stop by the Hampden Library in October to pick up supplies to make a poke-a-dot luminary. Use a provided pattern or design your own!

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Create your own little pom pom popper for some spooky fun! This take & make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch from October 5-23 on a...

Create your own salt dough and then press a leaf in to create fun designs! The Leaf Impressions kits are available at the Washington Village Branch from...

Have fun with the changing colors of leaves while you make a lantern that will light up the night. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a festive and silly monster puppet for pretend play. All supplies and instructions are provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a first come, first...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from October 1-29 on a first come,...

gears in multiple colors

Build a soda straw rocket and make it fly! This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch starting on October 12 on a first come, first served...

Solar Week - A week to celebrate the sun. In the past, our sun has helped us tell time and bake food. This week, you get to try it too. Using the supplies...

Celebrate October and transform an ordinary jar into a spooky candle jar using tissue paper, construction paper, and glue. Make a monster, a pumpkin a ghost...

Make a swimming jellyfish from a paper plate, yarn, and craft stick. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Pick up your very own kit to create a tiny dancer. All supplies are in the kit to complete the craft. This take & make kit will be available at the Light...

Swing by the library for a special box to learn new skills and fuel your passions in and outside the library. TeenTober is a combination of Teen Read Week...

Infuse your space with a bit of Autumn with this Take & Make Mason Jar craft. Go on a nature walk and collect your favorite autumn leaves to decorate your...

writing signing paperwork forms

As a part of One Book Baltimore 2021 we invite tweens and teens to write your favorite quote from "Becoming Beatriz" on a pennant. We'll provide the felt....

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these do it yourself Maracas. They are perfect to decorate with your own colorful design and display at your Latin...

Loom knitted pink hat

Using the materials provided, loom knit a soft, chunky beanie hat for cold weather. Kits are available at the Forest Park Branch on a first come, first...

Pamper yourself or someone else with a sugar scrub that you make. Call the Cherry Hill Branch at (410) 396-1168 for more information.

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

Celebrate Doors Open Baltimore with a special storytime at the recently renovated Hampden Branch! Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs related to cityscapes,...

Make a mini scrapbook to celebrate a moment in your life. This take & make kit will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

Take & Make bag with a Pratt Library logo and paint splattered background

Make an owl hand puppet and learn about these raptors. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from October 20-27 on a first come, first...

In this 2-week hybrid program for ages 12-18, we will learn about 3D art from two perspectives. First, we'll use Tinkercad to digitally design our own...

The program has been canceled. Award-winning poet Gilbert Arzola will headline a free reading at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 23 at the Enoch Pratt Free...

The Library Invites all gamers to Connect. Play. Stream. With Gaming at the Pratt Gaming at the Pratt is hosting two events aimed at inspiring future...

Sunday, October 24

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

Virtual Event

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event

Stop by the Hampden Library in October to pick up supplies to make a poke-a-dot luminary. Use a provided pattern or design your own!

Have fun with the changing colors of leaves while you make a lantern that will light up the night. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

gears in multiple colors

Build a soda straw rocket and make it fly! This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch starting on October 12 on a first come, first served...

Celebrate October and transform an ordinary jar into a spooky candle jar using tissue paper, construction paper, and glue. Make a monster, a pumpkin a ghost...

Infuse your space with a bit of Autumn with this Take & Make Mason Jar craft. Go on a nature walk and collect your favorite autumn leaves to decorate your...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these do it yourself Maracas. They are perfect to decorate with your own colorful design and display at your Latin...

Monday, October 25

Learn how to make a bristle bot buddy! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to pick...

During Doors Open Baltimore, stop by any Pratt Library location to pick up coloring sheets featuring Baltimore city landmarks and a word search. Activity...

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

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

"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...

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

Virtual Event

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event

Grab this kit and make a stick for each letter of the alphabet with your little one. Practice the sounds that each letter makes! Trace the shape of each...

STEM STEAM gears

Create a wiggling bristlebot pal using a toothbrush head, motor, battery, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners. All supplies are included in the free kit! For...

This program has been postponed, as the Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues. Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft...

Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft sticks! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Stop by the Hampden Library in October to pick up supplies to make a poke-a-dot luminary. Use a provided pattern or design your own!

Create your own salt dough and then press a leaf in to create fun designs! The Leaf Impressions kits are available at the Washington Village Branch from...

Have fun with the changing colors of leaves while you make a lantern that will light up the night. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a festive and silly monster puppet for pretend play. All supplies and instructions are provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from October 1-29 on a first come,...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a first come, first...

children doing science experiment with green liquid in library

Make your own sensory or kinetic sand with this easy take home activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from October 15-29...

gears in multiple colors

Build a soda straw rocket and make it fly! This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch starting on October 12 on a first come, first served...

Celebrate October and transform an ordinary jar into a spooky candle jar using tissue paper, construction paper, and glue. Make a monster, a pumpkin a ghost...

Make a swimming jellyfish from a paper plate, yarn, and craft stick. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Swing by the library for a special box to learn new skills and fuel your passions in and outside the library. TeenTober is a combination of Teen Read Week...

Infuse your space with a bit of Autumn with this Take & Make Mason Jar craft. Go on a nature walk and collect your favorite autumn leaves to decorate your...

writing signing paperwork forms

As a part of One Book Baltimore 2021 we invite tweens and teens to write your favorite quote from "Becoming Beatriz" on a pennant. We'll provide the felt....

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these do it yourself Maracas. They are perfect to decorate with your own colorful design and display at your Latin...

Loom knitted pink hat

Using the materials provided, loom knit a soft, chunky beanie hat for cold weather. Kits are available at the Forest Park Branch on a first come, first...

Pamper yourself or someone else with a sugar scrub that you make. Call the Cherry Hill Branch at (410) 396-1168 for more information.

Online Class Sessions Learn to write a quick and effective resume in Word. Learn the right format and keywords to use to design your resume for the career...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Take & Make bag with a Pratt Library logo and paint splattered background

Make an owl hand puppet and learn about these raptors. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from October 20-27 on a first come, first...

The Book of Delights by Ross Gay is the 2021 choice for One Maryland One Book. One Maryland One Book is a program of Maryland Humanities. What if everyone...

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’...

2pm
Virtual Event

Struggling with an assignment? Get help from a Morgan State University student to finish your homework!

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

Youth from Baltimore City will present on the book “Becoming Beatrice” and will discuss how this book relates to their lived experience in Baltimore City....

books stacked on library table

Come share your recent romance reads and discuss the monthly romance theme. Feel free to read any level of spicy that makes you happy. September's theme is...

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...

Alger Hiss mugshot (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alger_Hiss,_American_statesman_accused_of_espionage,_mugs(14).jpg)

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register for the event here. Rewatch the event here. Maybe you’ve heard of some of Maryland’s most...

6pm
Virtual Event

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

6pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 26

Learn how to make a bristle bot buddy! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to pick...

During Doors Open Baltimore, stop by any Pratt Library location to pick up coloring sheets featuring Baltimore city landmarks and a word search. Activity...

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

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

"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...

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

Virtual Event

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event

Grab this kit and make a stick for each letter of the alphabet with your little one. Practice the sounds that each letter makes! Trace the shape of each...

STEM STEAM gears

Create a wiggling bristlebot pal using a toothbrush head, motor, battery, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners. All supplies are included in the free kit! For...

This program has been postponed, as the Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues. Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft...

Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft sticks! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Stop by the Hampden Library in October to pick up supplies to make a poke-a-dot luminary. Use a provided pattern or design your own!

Create your own salt dough and then press a leaf in to create fun designs! The Leaf Impressions kits are available at the Washington Village Branch from...

Have fun with the changing colors of leaves while you make a lantern that will light up the night. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a festive and silly monster puppet for pretend play. All supplies and instructions are provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch...

Make a spooky (or funny) pumpkin. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from October 26-30 on a first come, first served...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from October 1-29 on a first come,...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a first come, first...

children doing science experiment with green liquid in library

Make your own sensory or kinetic sand with this easy take home activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from October 15-29...

gears in multiple colors

Build a soda straw rocket and make it fly! This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch starting on October 12 on a first come, first served...

Celebrate October and transform an ordinary jar into a spooky candle jar using tissue paper, construction paper, and glue. Make a monster, a pumpkin a ghost...

Make a swimming jellyfish from a paper plate, yarn, and craft stick. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Swing by the library for a special box to learn new skills and fuel your passions in and outside the library. TeenTober is a combination of Teen Read Week...

Infuse your space with a bit of Autumn with this Take & Make Mason Jar craft. Go on a nature walk and collect your favorite autumn leaves to decorate your...

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

10am
Virtual Event
writing signing paperwork forms

As a part of One Book Baltimore 2021 we invite tweens and teens to write your favorite quote from "Becoming Beatriz" on a pennant. We'll provide the felt....

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these do it yourself Maracas. They are perfect to decorate with your own colorful design and display at your Latin...

Loom knitted pink hat

Using the materials provided, loom knit a soft, chunky beanie hat for cold weather. Kits are available at the Forest Park Branch on a first come, first...

Pamper yourself or someone else with a sugar scrub that you make. Call the Cherry Hill Branch at (410) 396-1168 for more information.

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...

baby and parent playtime

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...

Classes for homeschooled students (2nd - 3rd grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

11:30am
Virtual Event

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a few hours each week at the Waverly branch providing brief,...

Take & Make bag with a Pratt Library logo and paint splattered background

Make an owl hand puppet and learn about these raptors. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from October 20-27 on a first come, first...

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

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

1:30pm
Virtual Event
computer error message

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

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 or 2016 - Parts 1 & 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 or 2016 – Parts 1 & 2,...

Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 –...

Celebrate life and new beginnings with the Creative Alliance’s Artesanas! Learn the traditions of Día de los Muertos and altar making. Bring a portrait of a...

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters, step by step in weekly sessions! Build up a binder of your best drawings and be a real artist! Supplies for the...

Utilize math & science skills to conduct an experiment or make a tasty treat.

Come to the Southeast Anchor Branch to make a terrarium. But in honor of Halloween there's a twist. Get ready to make a spooky terrarium.

FREE. Please register for the event here. Jen Michalski and James Magruder will be in conversation about their latest books, You'll Be Fine and Vamp Until...

Wednesday, October 27

Learn how to make a bristle bot buddy! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to pick...

During Doors Open Baltimore, stop by any Pratt Library location to pick up coloring sheets featuring Baltimore city landmarks and a word search. Activity...

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

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

"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...

Teens 12-17 will create a personalized embroidered t-shirt using a black and white photo of themselves. This is a hybrid program. Teens have the option of...

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

Virtual Event

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event

Grab this kit and make a stick for each letter of the alphabet with your little one. Practice the sounds that each letter makes! Trace the shape of each...

STEM STEAM gears

Create a wiggling bristlebot pal using a toothbrush head, motor, battery, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners. All supplies are included in the free kit! For...

This program has been postponed, as the Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues. Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft...

Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft sticks! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Stop by the Hampden Library in October to pick up supplies to make a poke-a-dot luminary. Use a provided pattern or design your own!

Create your own salt dough and then press a leaf in to create fun designs! The Leaf Impressions kits are available at the Washington Village Branch from...

Have fun with the changing colors of leaves while you make a lantern that will light up the night. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a festive and silly monster puppet for pretend play. All supplies and instructions are provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch...

Make a spooky (or funny) pumpkin. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from October 26-30 on a first come, first served...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from October 1-29 on a first come,...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a first come, first...

children doing science experiment with green liquid in library

Make your own sensory or kinetic sand with this easy take home activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from October 15-29...

Celebrate October and transform an ordinary jar into a spooky candle jar using tissue paper, construction paper, and glue. Make a monster, a pumpkin a ghost...

Make a swimming jellyfish from a paper plate, yarn, and craft stick. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Swing by the library for a special box to learn new skills and fuel your passions in and outside the library. TeenTober is a combination of Teen Read Week...

Infuse your space with a bit of Autumn with this Take & Make Mason Jar craft. Go on a nature walk and collect your favorite autumn leaves to decorate your...

Classes for home schooled students (6th - 7th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word and...

10am
Virtual Event

Come make leaf lanterns and art to celebrate the arrival of fall colors. All supplies will be provided at a socially distanced station just for your...

writing signing paperwork forms

As a part of One Book Baltimore 2021 we invite tweens and teens to write your favorite quote from "Becoming Beatriz" on a pennant. We'll provide the felt....

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these do it yourself Maracas. They are perfect to decorate with your own colorful design and display at your Latin...

Loom knitted pink hat

Using the materials provided, loom knit a soft, chunky beanie hat for cold weather. Kits are available at the Forest Park Branch on a first come, first...

Pamper yourself or someone else with a sugar scrub that you make. Call the Cherry Hill Branch at (410) 396-1168 for more information.

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...

Classes for home school students (8th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word and computation skills...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Take & Make bag with a Pratt Library logo and paint splattered background

Make an owl hand puppet and learn about these raptors. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from October 20-27 on a first come, first...

Classes for homeschool students (9th - 12th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive...

1:30pm
Virtual Event

The Library Invites all gamers to Connect. Play. Stream. With Gaming at the Pratt Gaming at the Pratt is hosting two events aimed at inspiring future...

computer keyboard hands

Get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks.

Struggling with an assignment? Get help from a Morgan State University student to finish your homework!

Join us back in the branch to learn about the multicultural celebration of Día de los Muertos ;The Day of the Dead. Teens and Tweens can make their own Day...

Tweens and Teens are invited to be a part of the discussion of this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz By Tamie Charles. Join in great...

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

4:30pm

Read and join us for the discussion of The Last Warner Woman by Kei Miller. Adamine Bustamante is born in Jamaica, inside one of the island's last leper...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

This FREE event will be presented in-person and virtually, registration required for in-person event. Registration will open by October 13. Registration...

Thursday, October 28

Learn how to make a bristle bot buddy! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to pick...

During Doors Open Baltimore, stop by any Pratt Library location to pick up coloring sheets featuring Baltimore city landmarks and a word search. Activity...

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

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

"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...

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

Virtual Event

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event

Grab this kit and make a stick for each letter of the alphabet with your little one. Practice the sounds that each letter makes! Trace the shape of each...

STEM STEAM gears

Create a wiggling bristlebot pal using a toothbrush head, motor, battery, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners. All supplies are included in the free kit! For...

This program has been postponed, as the Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues. Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft...

Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft sticks! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Stop by the Hampden Library in October to pick up supplies to make a poke-a-dot luminary. Use a provided pattern or design your own!

Create your own salt dough and then press a leaf in to create fun designs! The Leaf Impressions kits are available at the Washington Village Branch from...

Have fun with the changing colors of leaves while you make a lantern that will light up the night. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a festive and silly monster puppet for pretend play. All supplies and instructions are provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch...

Make a spooky (or funny) pumpkin. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from October 26-30 on a first come, first served...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from October 1-29 on a first come,...

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a first come, first...

children doing science experiment with green liquid in library

Make your own sensory or kinetic sand with this easy take home activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from October 15-29...

Celebrate October and transform an ordinary jar into a spooky candle jar using tissue paper, construction paper, and glue. Make a monster, a pumpkin a ghost...

Make a swimming jellyfish from a paper plate, yarn, and craft stick. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Swing by the library for a special box to learn new skills and fuel your passions in and outside the library. TeenTober is a combination of Teen Read Week...

Infuse your space with a bit of Autumn with this Take & Make Mason Jar craft. Go on a nature walk and collect your favorite autumn leaves to decorate your...

writing signing paperwork forms

As a part of One Book Baltimore 2021 we invite tweens and teens to write your favorite quote from "Becoming Beatriz" on a pennant. We'll provide the felt....

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these do it yourself Maracas. They are perfect to decorate with your own colorful design and display at your Latin...

Loom knitted pink hat

Using the materials provided, loom knit a soft, chunky beanie hat for cold weather. Kits are available at the Forest Park Branch on a first come, first...

Pamper yourself or someone else with a sugar scrub that you make. Call the Cherry Hill Branch at (410) 396-1168 for more information.

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshop, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word 2016...

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

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

11am
Virtual Event

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is...

computer error message

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

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 or 2016 - Parts 1 & 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 or 2016 – Parts 1 & 2,...

Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 –...

Struggling with an assignment? Get help from a Morgan State University student to finish your homework!

Listen to stories about having pride in being yourself, told by Bambi Galore and special guests!

4pm
Virtual Event
yoga group stretching

Burn calories with us. Join us for Jamercise, an exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Learn how to use a camera, from our Library of Things, to take photos at home or in the library and turn those photos into unique personalized greeting...

Let your creativity run wild at the Edmondson Avenue Branch's coloring club! Relax and get creative with your family at the library. This indoor program is...

Less by Andrew Greer

Read and discuss Less, a novel by Andrew Sean Greer.

6:30pm
Govans
Stream Available
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...

7pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 29

Learn how to make a bristle bot buddy! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to pick...

During Doors Open Baltimore, stop by any Pratt Library location to pick up coloring sheets featuring Baltimore city landmarks and a word search. Activity...

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

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

"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...

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...