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Events

Wednesday, November 20

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...

board games

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

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

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

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...

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...

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

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

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

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;...

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

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...

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.

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.

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

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, 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...

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

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....

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....

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, 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...

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

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....

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....

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...

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

law legal scales

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

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

Canton Community Association invites you to come learn and play Bridge. Join a community of bridge lovers to learn about the game, hone your skills and form...

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...

Unwind and enjoy friendly competition at game night!

teens studying writing in library afterschool

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...

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

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

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

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...

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...

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

books stacked on library table

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

Come share a book or two. Bring a friend.

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

Show off your building skills during our weekly Lego program.

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...

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

art child painting

Explore methods and materials for making puppets.

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;...

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 group stretching

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

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

Connect with fellow community members as they support the library.

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...

Wednesday, November 20