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Events

Wednesday, October 20

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!

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 Orleans Street Branch from October 1-29 on a first come,...

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...

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...

6th - 7th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for home schooled students (6th - 7th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word 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.

SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities...

8th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for home school students (8th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word and computation skills...

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...

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.

Take & Make bag with a Pratt Library logo and paint splattered background

Make an owl hand puppet and learn about these raptors. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from October 20-27 on a first come, first...

9th - 12th Grade Home School Sessions, 2021

Classes for homeschool students (9th - 12th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Gaming at The Pratt

The Library Invites all gamers to Connect. Play. Stream. With Gaming at the Pratt Gaming at the Pratt is hosting two events aimed at inspiring future...

SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world...

2pm
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

Get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks.

Brooklyn Best Book Club "The Book of Delights"

Come join us to discuss The Book of Delights by Ross Gay. Get your free copy at the Brooklyn Branch while supplies last. The Book of Delights is the 2021...

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Join us every 3rd Wednesday afternoon for a librarian-led craft project. All materials supplied. Space limited to 10 participants. Call 410-396-1580 to...

NBA 2K20 Playoff

Enter the NBA 2K20 Playoff bracket! We will be playing on the PS4. Choose your player and compete against your friends to win a prize. Sign up is limited to...

DIY Magnets

Have a favorite quote or book cover? Come create a magnetic version.

Something to Hoot About: Owl Puppet

Make an owl hand puppet and learn about these raptors. This indoor program is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration is required. To register,...

Words with Jewelry

Teens will string different color beads and letter beads to make jewelry based on the One Book Baltimore selection to create a masterpiece.

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 or 2016-...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
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...

4:30pm

Wednesday, October 20