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Monday, July 29

A Universe of Stories:  2019 Altered Books Contest

Transform a book into a work of art. Artists may submit only one entry. All entries must be submitted to the Light Street Information Desk July 29 - August...

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.

PeaceFire for Ceasefire

Stop by during the week of May 4 - 9 and help us create PeaceFire at the Pratt, an art installation of banners, flags and posters in support of Baltimore...


You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create...

Take & Make Craft: Patriotic Key Chain

Stop by anytime in July and pick up a patriotic key chain craft kit. Let's get beading! While supplies last.

Mini Makers

Explore color science, light, sound, and more with this science series for our littlest learners. Recommended for ages 2-5 and their grown ups. All abilities...

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...

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...

art child painting

We are creating outerspace landscapes to decorate our branch. Come in every Monday to learn a new art technique: sponge painting, stencils, collage, or...

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play, The Tale of WOZ. Follow Toby the Tube Worm, his deep...

Scales & Tales: Scales and Tall Tales

Packed full of tales, fables and enhanced by various live animals, this program is storytelling at its finest. Presented by the Maryland State Department of...

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, We're Going to the Moon!

Calculate your trajectory, pull back on the launcher, and send a stuffed animal to the Moon!

Anime Watch

Love Anime? Great! Watch, discuss, and discover new favorites at Forest Park Branch.


Bumblebee finds a new friend and must protect her from the dreaded Decepticons threatening Earth.

Explore Your Universe featuring the JHU Portable Planetarium

See how gigantic the univere can be! Johns Hopkins University's Astronomy Department presents their portable planetarium with plenty of fun activities.

 Teen Literature: Creative Writing

Come channel your creative writing skills with us in the library through prose and poetry!

Karaoke Jam: Open Mic

Calling all music & poetry lovers! Join us for a fun-filled. family-friendly evening where you can put your talent on display for all to see.

Canton Chalk Night

Get outside this summer with Canton Chalk Nights. Join us on the sidewalk outside the library each Monday evening from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We'll provide the...


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

Northwood Chess Masters

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

Monday Movie- Fighting With My Family

Synopsis This biographical dramedy tells the story of English WWE champion Raya Knight. Having grown up in a professional wrestling family, she uproots...

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 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;...


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

A Universe of Movies: Loving Vincent

On the anniversary of his death, watch the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh come to life as they tell his remarkable story.

Billy Kemp: Songs and Stories of Heart and Home

Billy Kemp has released two solo recordings in the past two years, Another Life in 2017 and The Painter's Bucket in 2018. His concerts includes songs from...

Garden With the Master Gardeners: Composting

Composting: Are you interested in starting up a compost pile? Or do you already have one but need some questions answered. We can give you some advice to...

writing signing paperwork forms

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...

Essence of Belly Dance

A creative workout for women. Learn the basics of belly dancing in this four-week workshop facilitated by professional belly dancer Moonira. Call...

Monday, July 29