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Wednesday, November 10

Design a 3D printed miniature at home,and print it out in the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Code Talkers on Navajo Code Talkers Day 2017

In World War I & World War II, Native Americans used Navajo and other tribal languages to send secret messages to battlefields around the world. They became...

book cover of Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr. A boy rides his bike towards a balloon and is surrounded by images of world landmarks and wonders

Celebrate National StoryWalk® Week and expore the wonders of our world with an outdoor StoryWalk® featuring Everywhere, Wonder, written by Matthew Swanson...

During the month of November, teens can pick up a scavenger hunt kit featuring different kinds of media sources we see every day. Can you spot the ones that...

Forest Park Anime Club + Kit

Anime Club is Back! November 10th & December 1st, join the Forest Park Anime Club as we watch Anime, do crafts, and play games based on new and favorite...

Tired of pumpkin pie? Visit the Waverly branch and pick up our edible take and make! Teens will be provided materials and instructions to make and decorate...

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...

"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...

Why does a cardboard box make such a great guitar? Why does a water bottle make beautiful rocket? Answer: Physics. Physics is more than a heavy word, it...

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...

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

The Seed Library at Northwood Library is a place for gardeners to “borrow” seeds from the library. At the end of the growing season, gardeners save seeds...

Celebrate harvest season with this fun and easy craft complete with corn stalks and pumpkins. This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch...

Celebrate harvest season with this fun and easy craft complete with corn stalks and pumpkins. This take & make kit will be available at the Pennslyvania...

Build an art machine with moving parts and bring your sculpture to life! This take & make kit will be available at all Pratt Library locations from November...

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

Create this beautiful autumn decor piece for your home! All materials are included. Special instruction: Must use your library card to borrow a crafting book...

art child painting

Pick up your Seashell Plaque Kit at the Clifton Branch and create your own design. This take & make kit will be available at the Clifton Branch from...

Weave together fall colors to make a beautiful and decorative placemat. This take & make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Ave. Branch from November...

yellow leaves with bright light

Celebrate the changing of the seasons with this Three Sisters inspired craft. Learn about the significance of each of these figures in Indigenous plant...

Using foam pieces, create a colorful owl. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from November 1-24 on a first come, first served...

Make a beaded friendship bracelet for yourself and a friend! This take & make kit will be available at the Light Street Branch from November 8-13 on a first...

Create unique crafts to decorate your home for the holidays. Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch, while supplies last.

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, learn about the celebrated Indigenous artists George Littlechild and Maria Martinez. Included are supplies...

Hold the Moon in your hands! Grab this kit and make your very own replica of the phases of the Moon. Kit includes paper and instructions to create a picture...

Make your own unique jewelry while helping the planet by creating a beaded bracelet from recycled magazines. This take & make kit will be available at the...

Design your own autumn decor with this pumpkin button frame craft kit. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from November 1-30...

Create fun sea creatures using bead craft kits from the Clifton Branch. This take & make kit will be available at the Clifton Branch from November 3-29 on a...

Explore your senses by making your own colorful, scented playdough. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from November 1-30 on a...

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...

gold stars generic special

Make a paper model of the James Webb Space Telescope, and learn about the mission of NASA’s new and super powerful space telescope. All supplies and...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

In this teen take & make art project, you will produce a painting that shows your dream for your future. You will create a stencil, then paint inside the...

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a craft to make and a story to read about maize (corn), one of the Three Sisters. This take & make kit will be...

Craft a symbol of gratitude and thankfulness by tracing your hand and turning it into a turkey! Each take & make kit will have enough supplies to make six...

Prepare for the season of thanks and celebrate fall with a take & make tree about gratitude. Each kit contains a foam tree and many leaves to write all the...

Swing past the Edmondson Village branch for the National Game and Puzzle Week inspired box. This is the perfect box for teens who love solving puzzles. This...

Stretch your creativity to the max by designing your own roller coaster. With just paper, build a simple or complex roller coaster using various cutting and...

Cover of Thank you, Omu, which shows a boy holding a bowl and the title above.

Celebrate National StoryWalk® Week at the Canton Branch and read a story about generosity in Thank You, Omu! written and illustrated by Oge Mora. Drop by...

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

Bring home our kit to help you make your own little jar of colorful paper stars, each containing one of your memories of the past or dreams for the future....

Show your heart some love. Take & Make Autumn Bean Soup in a Jar. While supplies last.

Stop by the library and pick up blank cards, stickers and decorations, and prompts for writing messages to local seniors. You can return your cards to the...

Origami in Hands

November 11 is Origami Day. Celebrate the entire month of November by picking up lovely paper and instructions to make origami boxes and cranes. This take &...

What are you thankful for? Write it all down on this Wreath of Thanks. This craft is perfect for celebrating fall and for decorating the door. Beginning...

Woven blue and gold coaster with white fringe

Create a beverage coaster using a weaving loom, yarn, and tools provided. Kits are available at the Forest Park Branch while supplies last.

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...

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the...

10:30am
Virtual Event

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Students will use Microsoft Word 2016 to create a resume. Students will learn: the three types of...

10:30am
Virtual Event

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...

One Book Baltimore is a collaboration among several local organizations to provide opportunities for Baltimore City 7th and 8th graders, their families, and...

11am
Virtual Event

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
Overdrive/Libby logos

Learn how to use Overdrive and their app Libby to download and enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks. Bring your computer, tablet or smartphone and we’ll guide you...

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
Finger touching backlit tablet screen

Bring your questions about digital reading technology, and learn more about the services the Pratt Library offers to connect readers with eBooks, digital...

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Participants will learn to organize content using tables and charts. Apply different style formats and...

2pm
Virtual Event

Not sure what your next book will be? Chat live with Pratt staff, or a special guest, for book recommendations on Facebook Live. Schedule November 10:...

3pm
Virtual Event

Struggling with an assignment? Get help from a Morgan State University student to finish your homework!

book cover of Farah Rocks Florida

Come and meet Susan Muaddi Darraj, the author of Farah Rocks, the exciting new book series from Capstone. Farah Rocks is the first book series to feature a...

Join Mr. Rick Wright as he teaches you how to draw your favorite people, cartoon characters and more.

Students are invited to join the Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center at the Herring Run location to engage in a performance arts activity based on their future...

Join fellow Graphic Novel fans at our first Graphic Novel Book Club. For this first meeting we will share our favorite graphic novel(s) and discuss our...

3:30pm
Walbrook
Stream Available

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

4:30pm
Virtual Event

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

An informal classical music performance for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.

Wednesday, November 10