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Saturday, April 6

Blackout Poetry

Celebrate National Poetry Month. Create your own poem! No writing required. Instead of starting with a blank page, start with a page full of words and...

Book Spine Poetry

Celebrate National Poetry Month. Create your own poem! No writing required. Instead of looking at a blank page, look at book titles and arrange them as you...

Community PoeTree!

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Walbrook Branch by adding your own spin to our "Community PoeTree". Add a line or two to complete our community poem.

computer keyboard hands

ABC's of the PC Learn the basic steps to navigating through your personal computer (PC). Learn to use your mouse to perform various tasks on your PC along...

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...

Coffee Talk

Read any good books lately? We provide the coffee, you provide the talk.

Everywhere, Wonder

Join us for the kick-off of the 7th annual Imagination Celebration: a full day of fun celebrating self-expression, creativity, and community. Our inspiration...

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

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;...

Films at The Pratt: Tag

One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first...


Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math through play, discovery, movement and stories.

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...

Free Family Flicks - Chicken Run

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen as we present a monthly series of family friendly films. Snacks are permitted and the film is shown with...

Saturday at the Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. 2018....

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.

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Free individual homework assistance and tutoring for grades K-12. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student group....

Waverly Role Play Gaming Group

Join us for role playing fun with a Dungeon Crawl Classics campaign, led by instructor Mica Fetz. For ages 12 and older. Call 410-396-6053 to sign up.

Chess Master

Whether you are a pro or a newbie, teens will enjoy ranking up their game and playing against our Chess Master.


Developmentally appropriate dance instruction for ages 11- 18. Programming includes Creative Movement, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Modern.

Jazz in the Stacks

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble lead by Eric Kennedy. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Urban Forests: A Lecture and Tree Planting with Jill Jonnes

In Jill Jonnes’s talk on Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, she tells the story of urban trees and the...

story time, librarian and children

Sensory storytime for the entire family.

A Tree Grows in Canton

Seven trees, actually. Join us for a special Imagination Celebration storytime and community tree planting at the Canton library branch. We'll share The Day...

story time, librarian and children

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...

Jacques Kelly: 50 Years in a Baltimore Newsroom

Baltimore columnist and reporter, Jacques writes about local neighborhoods for readers who like learning more about their city. He also writes local...

Women Make Movies Film Series

Celebrate Women’s History Month and join us for a month-long series of films By Women & About Women. A League of Their Own There's no crying in...

The Histories of Mysteries

Local mystery author Millie Mack presents the histories of mysteries from Poe to the present.

Today's Tech: Streaming Music

Learn about free resources to stream and listen to music online.

Magical Murals

Join us for a special storytime celebrating community. Help us create a mural expressing what makes your community special. All supplies provided. Be sure to...

Mosaic Portrait Workshop: Portraits of People at the Pratt

Join artist, Sarah McCann, for an afternoon of mosaic making. Bring a photo of a loved one that will be added as a decal to create a mosaic...

Temp Tattoo

Teens and Tweens can live dangerously with art. Get a Temp Tattoo! Funny, Fun, and easy to remove

Saturday, April 6