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Events

Thursday, February 6

In Freedom's Name Exhibit

“In Freedom’s Name,” is an exhibition that commemorates the many contributions of African Americans in Maryland who have served in uniform as early as 1634...

Black History Month Fact Find

There will be facts throughout the Children's Department about exceptional black people who contributed to the world of Art, Science, Music, Activisim,...

Black History Month Trivia

It's Trivia Time. Take part in our Black History Month Trivia and be entered in for a weekly and grand prize.

PeaceFire for Ceasefire

Stop by during the week of February 3 - 8 and help us create PeaceFire at the Pratt, an art installation of banners, flags and posters in support of...

Quilt Art

Create your own piece of textile art inspired by the rich history of African-American quilting.

Share Your Dream

Inspired by Dr. King, we're building a dream garland. Come in anytime in January or February and add yours.

Preschool Storytime

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

Preschool Storytime

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

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

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...

10:30am
Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

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 & 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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Canciones y cuentos para pequeñitos en español e inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

idea chalkboard thinking

Engage in a discussion on the themes of peace, love, reconciliation, understanding as well as on the impact of trauma from gun violence, poverty, and crime...

Family Storytime

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

Nonprofit Consultations

Meet with Anna Tatro, Grants Librarian to discuss your nonprofit needs! Anna will be available to provide resources, structure and support in a variety of...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

Preschool Storytime

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....

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.

Yoga for YOU

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture, and meditation and other techniques to manage stressful situations on the job and in life. Presented by Dr....

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...

3D Printing Design Workshop

Join us and design something to be printed using the 3D printer.

Anime Nerds

Enjoy some anime episodes, a fun activity, and a tasty snack.

hands up volunteer get involved questions

Engage in a discussion on the themes of peace, love, reconciliation, understanding as well as on the impact of trauma from gun violence, poverty, and crime...

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...

Ready, set, collage!

Engage in an arts and crafts project that focuses our communities on self care, peace, and a shared experience. Supplies and light refreshments will be...

chess game strategy

Play chess with friends, peers, and a member of the Johns Hopkins Chess Club. All skill levels welcome.

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...

Teen Video Game Night

Come play your favorite video games with your friends on the big screen!

Baltimore Ceasefire: Mosiac Making with Cinder Hypki

Engage in an arts and crafts project that focuses our communities on self care, peace, and a shared experience. Supplies and light refreshments will be...

Drones and Remote Control Cars

Teens will be able to operate some of the latest drones along with some remote control cars.

Harry Potter Book Night

Join us for crafts, activities, and snacks that celebrate the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

health fitness active

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

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

idea chalkboard thinking

Engage in a discussion on the themes of peace, love, reconciliation, understanding as well as on the impact of trauma from gun violence, poverty, and crime...

Interview Strategies

Natasha OrtizFortier of Creative Career Chic will guide jobseekers in this interactive workshop designed to help you improve your interviewing skills.

Stepping at Pratt

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

Indie Lens Pop-Up Series: Always in Season

In this documentary, descendants of the victims and perpetrators of lynching are working together to heal a violent history. Blending observational footage...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

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

Paint & Pastry

Paint a step-by-step picture while enjoying light refreshments. Please call 410-396-6076 to register.

Workplace Readiness Series

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...

Couponing 202: Saving More Pennies

A session for beginning to intermediate couponers. Learn more tricks of the trade to save your family money.

Glory Road

Saga of the Texas Western basketball team, the first NCAA hoops champs to start five black players, and the difficulties that they encountered both on and...

Hooked on Yarn

Do you enjoy needle knitting, loom knitting, or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel...

Intro to Home-buying Workshop

Learn about purchasing a home with St. Ambrose. This workshop covers home-buying readiness, credit, low interest rate loan products, home-buying grants and ...

Introduction to Tea 101

Participants will gain a "behind-the-scenes" understanding of tea from production to taste. The 90-minute workshop will include a tea tasting. Presented by...

Jewelry Making

Learn the basics of beading using various types of beads. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

Paint Night

Paint Night is the perfect combination of creativity and good conversation. All supplies are provided by the library. Registration is required; please call...

CANCELED Community Run with Baltimore Road Runners Club

Join us for a 1-3 mile community fun run with Baltimore Road Runners Club. All levels welcome, water provided in the library. Get to know you neighborhood...

Shut Up and Write

Join us for one hour of distraction-free writing. "Shut Up and Write" has discovered that it’s strikingly helpful to write with other writers. See if it’s...

Writers LIVE! Dr. Neal Barnard, Your Body in Balance: The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health

The Land of Kush will provide vegan samples for attendees. Join Dr. Neal Barnard for a talk and demonstration of hormone balancing foods for the family...

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