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Location Closure The Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues.

Events

Wednesday, October 27

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...

Portrait Tee

Teens 12-17 will create a personalized embroidered t-shirt using a black and white photo of themselves. This is a hybrid program. Teens have the option of...

Pratt Teen Choice Awards

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

Virtual Event
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
Take & Make: Alphabet Sticks

Grab this kit and make a stick for each letter of the alphabet with your little one. Practice the sounds that each letter makes! Trace the shape of each...

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

This program has been postponed, as the Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues. Celebrate autumn by building a scarecrow made out of craft...

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: Pumpkin Painting

Make a spooky (or funny) pumpkin. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from October 26-30 on a first come, first served...

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...

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...

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...

Leafy Arts & Crafts

Come make leaf lanterns and art to celebrate the arrival of fall colors. All supplies will be provided at a socially distanced station just for your...

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.

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
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...

computer keyboard hands

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

STEM Day: Fizzy Skull Bombs

Join us back in the branch to learn about the multicultural celebration of Día de los Muertos ;The Day of the Dead. Teens and Tweens can make their own Day...

"Becoming Beatriz" Book Discussion

Tweens and Teens are invited to be a part of the discussion of this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz By Tamie Charles. Join in great...

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
Caribbean Lit Book Club

Read and join us for the discussion of The Last Warner Woman by Kei Miller. Adamine Bustamante is born in Jamaica, inside one of the island's last leper...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Writers LIVE! Arnold Lehman, Sensation: The Madonna, The Mayor, The Media, and the First Amendment

This FREE event will be presented in-person and virtually, registration required for in-person event. Registration will open by October 13. Registration...

Wednesday, October 27