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Saturday, November 2

Baltimore Ceasefire Peace Quilt

Decorate a square for the library's peace quilt with your dreams of peace and safety for our city.

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.

Twinkle Light Transformation

Explore light and color as we use paint, markers, tissue and foil to turn discarded plastic bottles into sparkling decorations for the library windows. A...

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...

Baltimore Ceasefire: Mosaic Inspiration

Local artist Sarah McCann will lead a workshop using stained glass, tiles, and gems to create unique individual pieces. Light refreshments and all materials...

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...

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...

PeaceFire for Ceasefire

Stop by during the week of Oct 28 - Nov 2 and help us create PeaceFire at the Pratt, an art installation of banners, flags and posters in support of...

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. Stay after for Baby & Me Yoga. For little ones under two with a favorite adult....

Baltimore Ceasefire Event: Art for Peace Workshop

Participants will engage in an interactive workshop about peace. They will be encouraged to write poetry and draw to express their understanding of peace....

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;...

Zumba Classes

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...

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...

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...

Paws for Peace with the Maryland SPCA

Join the Maryland SPCA for an educational event for the whole family. Meet adoptable cats and kittens in the mobile adoption van, and enjoy a fun craft...

Saturday at the Cinema: Aladdin

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. 2019. Directed...

Start With Art

Hands-on art activities for children and their caregivers. Spend time creating quality art projects that will tell their own story.

Stepping at Pratt

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

Teen Finance Club

This program is designed to introduce the young adult demographic into concepts of investment and finance. We will discuss financial issues of the day and...

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.

Baltimore Book Festival: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

The Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage features interactive programs for the whole family, with popular local and nationally known authors of books...

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...

Preschool Playdate

Join us in a brief storytime and casual playdate. Meet other preschoolers and their parents in the area.

Rollin' Reels - When the Levees Broke, a documentary by Spike Lee

This intimate, heart-rending portrait of New Orleans in the wake of the destruction of Hurricane Katrina (2005) and the failed levees tells the heartbreaking...

Mood Meters

Come make your own "mood" object and journal to help measure and manage your moods.

Puppets for Peace with Black Cherry Puppet Theater

Dragons, birds, fairies, and whatever else you can make up, let your imagination run wild when you join Black Cherry Puppet Theater’s master puppet makers...

Black Writers' Guild of Maryland

Join the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland for a writing workshop.

Jr. Astronaut Training with NASA Virtual and Augmented Reality

Embark on three epic adventures including pre-launch activities inside Orion cockpit, liftoff, and spacecraft exploration. For ages 8-12.

Ceasefire / One Book: Kukuwa African Dance

Dance for Peace! Express yourself through Kukuwa, an African dance practice that nourishes the mind, body and soul.

History of Water Presentation

This presentation explores the natural history of water and examines how earthlings (human and otherwise) have interacted with this mysterious substance over...

How Money Works

Rita Hartman of Primerica Financial Services presents a common sense guide to financial success.

Live Jazz Community Concert

In the spirit of Ceasefire weekend, join us for a live jazz concert, free to the community, in the atrium of the Southeast Anchor Library.

Short Selections Reading Club

Join us for a bite-sized reading club that focuses on reading and discussing short stories. Read and discuss short stories you like related to a chosen...

StoryCorps Listening Session: Baltimore Ceasefire and Community Building

During the summer of 2019 community members from Baltimore participated in the StoryCorps project at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. The stories featured in...

Chi-Raq

No peace, no piece. After the shooting death of a child hit by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in...

Irish Wake Experience

This Irish Wake for "William Feeley" will explore old Irish Wake traditions, from time of death until burial. The traditions include superstitions, roles of...

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...

Page Turners: Native American Voices

Join us every First Saturday as we share a collection of recommended reads chosen by one of the Southeast librarians. In November we're celebrating Native...

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...

CASH Campaign: Earn It, Plan It, Keep It!/Dinero: ¡Ganarlo, Planearlo, Guardarlo!

Un taller de educación financiera gratiz, provenido por CASH Campaign of Maryland. Ven a aprender cómo puede: Maximizar sus ingresosEvitar a multas y tarifas...

Cityscape Silhouettes

For the Baltimore Ceasefire weekend, experiment with positive and negative space as your create your own Baltimore cityscape. Please come to the branch or...

Brilliant Baltimore - Light City Neighborhood Lights

Light City is America’s first large-scale festival of art, music, and innovation where Baltimore comes together and where the world comes to Baltimore....

 Peace Cranes for CeaseFire

Come in any time throughout the day to make cranes for ceasefire. Write a message of peace and fold into a beautiful paper crane to help us decorate the...

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