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Saturday, June 6

Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

Virtual Event
Introduction to the Internet

Introduction to the Internet on April 4 has been cancelled. Understand the basics of navigating the World Wide Web with a browser. Learn about social...

Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

Virtual Event
Write Your Own Obituary Workshop

Join facilitator Sarah Farr of Death Positive DC to learn about obituaries and have a go at writing our own. This workshop will review the history of...

Your Door to Adventure

Share your trip stories. Email at a photo of a recent trip you took along with a short description to be posted in the Govans Branch.

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga will help improve flexibility, strength, balance and focus. Enjoy the many benefitsof yoga without sitting or lyingon the floor. Presented by...

Free Family Flicks: Hercules

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen! The son of Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order...

Shut Up and Write!

Join us for an hour devoted to writing, with other quietly supportive writers. Bring the novel or poem you've already started, or try a writing prompt for...

Shut Up and Write!

Join us for an hour devoted to writing with other quietly supportive writers. Bring the novel or poem you've already started, or try a writing prompt for...

Guitars in the Yard

Local guitarists Norman Hogeland, Deborah "Spice" Kleinmann, Christopher Coletta, and Elad & Lisa Firnberg will perform in the library's backyard. Families...


A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life. 2019. Directed by...

Black Writers' Guild of Maryland

Join us for a workshop that educates writers on the aspects of writing and publishing.

Painting With Alcohol Inks: Beginner's Workshop

Let It Flow! Painting with Alcohol Inks is delightful and lots of fun. This workshop covers beginning techniques for creative play and minor control of...

Popsicle Treats

It’s the 100th anniversary of the first ice cream pop! Help us celebrate by decorating your own tasty treat.

Come Play!

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

 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...


(Directed by Steven Soderbergh, 2011, 106 minutes; Rated PG-13) A stellar international ensemble cast including Academy Award winners Matt Damon, Gwyneth...

Fairy Garden Workshop

Create your own miniature fairy garden. Registration required, call 410-396-6098 to register.

The Danish Girl movie poster

Have the courage to love yourself Danish painter Einar Wegener begins living as a woman named Lili Elbe, and undergoes one of the world's first...

Jazz in the Stacks

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble featuring the Rhonda Robinson Ensemble. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Film: 1917

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of...

Coral Reef Creations

Come experiment with mixed media to create your own coral work of art. All supplies provided. Please visit the branch or call 410-396-1099 to register.

Saturday, June 6