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Events

Thursday, November 4

3D Printing @ Govans

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...

hands up volunteer get involved questions

For the week leading up to Ceasefire weekend, all community members can decorate a CD provided by the library with their hopes for the future of the...

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...

Fight the Fake Scavenger Hunt

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...

Gobble Gobble! DIY Thanksgiving Treats

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...

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
Seed Library

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...

Take  & Make: 3D Fall Harvest Craft

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...

Take & Make: Art Machines by FutureMakers

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...

Take & Make: DIY Autumn Leaf Bowls

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...

Take & Make: Fall Placemat

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...

Take & Make: Foam Owl Craft

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...

Take & Make: Hand Made for the Holidays

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

Take & Make: Indigenous Artists Kit

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

Take & Make: Moon Phases

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...

Take & Make: Paper Bead Bracelet

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...

Take & Make: Pumpkin Button Frame

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...

Take & Make: Sea World Super Bead Creatures

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...

Take & Make: Sensory Playdough

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...

Take & Make: The Three Sisters - Maize Craft & Story

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...

Take and Make: Tree of Thanks

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...

Teen Raid Box: Perfectly Puzzled

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...

Teen Take & Make: Paper Roller Coasters

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...

writing signing paperwork forms

Have you ever thought about writing a novel? During National Novel Writing Month in November, we invite you to start. We supply a new journal and pen, and...

One Book Baltimore Take & Make: Wish Star Jar

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....

Take & Make: Beans, Beans, Good For Your Heart

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

Take & Make: Cards for Seniors

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 &...

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.

computer keyboard hands

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...

computer keyboard hands

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...

story time, librarian and children

Join us for a special family storytime with FireFly Farms Market at Whitehall Mill! We will read stories, sing songs, and learn about where milk comes from...

Take and Make: Ceasefire Peacemaking Kit

Express yourself! Create a Peace sign/poster in support of Ceasefire weekend. Each kit includes a free copy of “Into the Streets” and other craft supplies...

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...

Homework Helpers

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

Jamercise with Ginger

Jamercise is an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance .

Self Portrait Collage

Teens 12-17 will create a self portrait mixed-media collage based on artistic styles of artist Brianna McCarthy. This is a Hybrid program. Teens are welcome...

Painting With Alcohol Inks: Beginner and Intermediate

This Alcohol Inks class will cover beginning techniques for creative play and minor control of alcohol inks on tiles for beginners and ornament making for...

Take and Make: Small Canvas Community Art Exhibit

Join the Clifton Community as we unveil small canvas pieces dedicated to the theme: My Community Through My Eyes. Click here to learn how to pick up your...

computer keyboard hands

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

Various craft supplies, including construction paper, scissors, a bottle of white glue, colored pencils, and a wooden ruler

Join other crafters to work on projects, share ideas and techniques, and learn from other crafters. All skill levels are welcome from beginners to experts.

Ask a Master Gardener: Canning & Food Safety

Ever wonder how to preserve and use all of that great locally-grown produce? University of Maryland Extension’s food preservation workshops will teach you...

Roland Park Civic League Speaker Series with Mr. Christopher J. Shorter, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Baltimore

Mr. Shorter will join the Roland Park community for brief remarks followed by a Q&A session moderated by Roland Park Civic League President Ms. Claudia...

Phil Jacoby

This new, lecture series explores the varied ways people entertained themselves, learned & grew during the isolation of the past year. Phil Jacoby will share...

6:45pm
Virtual Event
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...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 4