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Events

Tuesday, October 19

Bristle Bots Take & Make

Learn how to make a bristle bot buddy! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410) 396-6098 to request an appointment to pick...

Doors Open Baltimore Activity Sheets

During Doors Open Baltimore, stop by any Pratt Library location to pick up coloring sheets featuring Baltimore city landmarks and a word search. Activity...

Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition) Take & Make

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. Supplies for the...

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Northwood Picks 4 U

Exclusively for pickup at Northwood Branch, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

One Book Baltimore: Community Dream Boards!

"If you believe it then act so." quote from this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles We invite community members to take...

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
STEM STEAM gears

Create a wiggling bristlebot pal using a toothbrush head, motor, battery, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners. All supplies are included in the free kit! For...

Take & Make: Craft Stick Scarecrow

Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft sticks! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Take & Make: Fall Luminaries

Stop by the Hampden Library in October to pick up supplies to make a poke-a-dot luminary. Use a provided pattern or design your own!

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Create your own little pom pom popper for some spooky fun! This take & make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch from October 5-23 on a...

Take & Make: Leaf Impressions

Create your own salt dough and then press a leaf in to create fun designs! The Leaf Impressions kits are available at the Washington Village Branch from...

Take & Make: Leaf Lanterns

Have fun with the changing colors of leaves while you make a lantern that will light up the night. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Take & Make: Paper Bag Monster Puppets

Make a festive and silly monster puppet for pretend play. All supplies and instructions are provided. This take & make kit will be available at the Central...

Take & Make: Pinecone Bird Feeder

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Herring Run Branch...

Take & Make: Scarecrow Windsock

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from October 1-30 on a first come, first...

Take & Make: Scarecrow Windsock

Use foam pieces to create a scarecrow windsock. This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch from October 1-29 on a first come,...

children doing science experiment with green liquid in library

Make your own sensory or kinetic sand with this easy take home activity. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from October 15-29...

gears in multiple colors

Build a soda straw rocket and make it fly! This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch starting on October 12 on a first come, first served...

Take & Make: Solar Week Challenge

Solar Week - A week to celebrate the sun. In the past, our sun has helped us tell time and bake food. This week, you get to try it too. Using the supplies...

Take & Make: Spooky Candle Jars

Celebrate October and transform an ordinary jar into a spooky candle jar using tissue paper, construction paper, and glue. Make a monster, a pumpkin a ghost...

Take & Make: Swimming Jellyfish

Make a swimming jellyfish from a paper plate, yarn, and craft stick. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from October 1-30 on a...

Take & Make: Tiny Dancers

Pick up your very own kit to create a tiny dancer. All supplies are in the kit to complete the craft. This take & make kit will be available at the Light...

Teen Raid Box: TeenTober

Swing by the library for a special box to learn new skills and fuel your passions in and outside the library. TeenTober is a combination of Teen Read Week...

Teen Take & Make: Autumn Mason Jar Candle Holder

Infuse your space with a bit of Autumn with this Take & Make Mason Jar craft. Go on a nature walk and collect your favorite autumn leaves to decorate your...

1st Grade Home School Class Session

Classes for homeschooled students. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive programs and...

10am
Virtual Event
writing signing paperwork forms

As a part of One Book Baltimore 2021 we invite tweens and teens to write your favorite quote from "Becoming Beatriz" on a pennant. We'll provide the felt....

Take & Make: DIY Maracas

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these do it yourself Maracas. They are perfect to decorate with your own colorful design and display at your Latin...

Loom knitted pink hat

Using the materials provided, loom knit a soft, chunky beanie hat for cold weather. Kits are available at the Forest Park Branch on a first come, first...

Take & Make: Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

Pamper yourself or someone else with a sugar scrub that you make. Call the Cherry Hill Branch at (410) 396-1168 for more information.

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2016 and Computer Basics

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Introduction to Microsoft Office 2016 and 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...

Microsoft Excel 2016, Intermediate, Part 1&2

Participants will put formulas to Work (AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, COUNTIF, SUMIF, AVERAGEIF). Create formulas for Margin and Price, Show/Hide Formulas and Test...

baby and parent playtime

Stories, movement, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish. Come ready to move and have fun together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities...

2nd - 3rd Grade Home School Session

Classes for homeschooled students (2nd - 3rd grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

11:30am
Virtual Event
POSTPONED Take and Make: Small Canvas Community  Art Project

This program is postponed until the Clifton Branch is reopened. Theme: My Community Through My Eyes Adults and Teens are encouraged to create their own...

man and woman looking up business resources on a tablet

Drop in anytime between 12pm-1pm for small business assistance. Whether you're starting your business plan, need help creating marketing materials, or just...

Take & Make Craft: Recording Memories through Scrapbook

Make a mini scrapbook to celebrate a moment in your life. This take & make kit will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

computer keyboard hands

It is an empowering and rewarding experience. to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

12pm
Virtual Event
4th - 5th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for homeschooled students. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive programs and...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Digital Drop In

Wondering how to get library materials, such as e-books and e-audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of...

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 or 2016 - Parts 1 & 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 or 2016 – Parts 1 & 2,...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 –...

Healing Conversations w/ the Healing Youth Alliance

Youth from Baltimore City will present on the book “Becoming Beatrice” and will discuss how this book relates to their lived experience in Baltimore City....

 Manga Drawing Lessons - Weekly!

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters, step by step in weekly sessions! Build up a binder of your best drawings and be a real artist! Supplies for the...

Paper Airplanes

Build a basic paper airplane and test which launcher works best! This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is required. To register, call...

Healthy Little Cooks: Power Up Your Food!

Get your MOVE on and FOOD on by joining Healthy Little Cooks for a fun and easy after school recipes, as we learn all about POWERING UP our bodies and food!...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Brown Lecture Series: Marita Golden, The Strong Black Woman: How a Myth Endangers the Physical and Mental Health of Black Women

FREE. Please register for the event here. Presented in partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Marita Golden will be in conversation with Dr....

7pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 19