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Events

Wednesday, December 1

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...

It's never too cold for science experiments! Visit the Waverly Branch to pick up a take and make kit that includes materials and instructions on how to...

books stacked on library table

In Iceland, Jolabokaflod, or Flood of Books, is typically celebrated on Christmas Eve. Families spend the evening reading together all night to celebrate the...

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...

Take a kit home to make a wooden holiday necklace, just in time for the season! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410)...

girl with braids on laptop

Pick up your Hour of Code passport at the Forest Park Branch from December 1-15 to celebrate Computer Science Education Week and work toward a special...

writing signing paperwork forms

Do you want to prove you know your fractions, decimals, and equations to your teachers? Want to have a little fun doing it? Mathema-kits are full of games...

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...

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...

Snuggle up with a good book and a cup of Snowman Soup (hot chocolate)! Stop by the Southeast Anchor Branch for a good read and a hot chocolate kit. While...

A mug of hot chocolate on top of a book surrounded by fall leaves

Follow an easy recipe to make hot chocolate melts-- no silicone molds required! Add one or two melts to hot milk for a rich, creamy cup of cocoa. The...

Create a snowflake decorated picture frame for a winter gift for someone special. This take & make kit will be available at the Clifton Branch from...

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...

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

Brighten up your space with a colorful pom-pom garland. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from December 1-30 on a first come,...

gold foil stars on tan background

Learn about the shifting stars in the sky with this fun STEAM take & make. Thread your needle through the stars to create your own personal constellation and...

Make your very own indoor winter wonderland! This take & make kit will be available at the Central Library from December 1-31 on a first come, first served...

Make a snowflake-shaped suncatcher that resembles a stained glass window. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from December...

Make a snowflake-shaped suncatcher that resembles a stained glass window. This take & make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch from December 1-31 on...

Make a snowflake-shaped suncatcher that resembles a stained glass window. This take & make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Ave, Branch from...

Create your own little winter wonderland. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from December 1-31 on a first come, first served...

Celebrate the snowy season by creating a wooden snowman measuring stick. Use it to measure how much snow we've gotten during our next snow event! This take...

Celebrate December and the holidays by making a suncatcher ornament! Create a one-of-a-kind ornament and display it on a tree or in the window. Each kit...

yoga group stretching

Everyone needs time for themselves. Why not let the library help with our self-care box. This month's raid box contains mini bath bombs, a face mask, self...

Celebrate the holiday season with us! Starting December 1, we're unveiling our annual Winter Windows, a series of festive and joyful installations in our...

assorted winter cut outs and crayons on table

Celebrate the shortest day of the year by creating your own appreciation cards for people who have made the last year special for you. Each kit includes a 9...

Teens can design their very own window decoration using puffy paint. Follow the provided stencil patterns or create your own. After it dries, the design will...

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

Are you looking for a great addition to your resume and/or college application? Need to earn community service hours? Do you like helping others? We are...

Stir up some winter magic. Take and Make a jar of holiday cookie mix. While supplies last.

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....

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...

Six colorful ornaments sitting on top of a brown table

Create unique and festive ornaments. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from December 1-31 on a first come, first served...

This do-it-yourself project you'll love to display year after year! The Hanukkah banner is a great edition to the holiday. It comes complete with all the...

Pick up a kit with snowmen and snowflakes and use them to create ornaments, a window display, or anything else you can imagine! This take & make kit will be...

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Students will practice the skills introduced in Introduction to Excel 2016 class. Participants will...

10:30am
Virtual Event

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

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...

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

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

Build an art machine with moving parts and bring your sculpture to life! During this virtual program and community build, FutureMakers will walk us through...

2pm
Virtual Event

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

2pm
Virtual Event

Decorate a 2d winter scene. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is required. To register, call the Reisterstown Road Branch at (410)...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Children will use their imagination and creativity to make a unique trivet adorned with a colorful small pebbles design. Each child should attend with a...

Learn to make a simple origami butterfly ornament to hang in your home - and an extra that we'll use to decorate the library! We'll use recycled paper and...

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

The Pratt Creation station is excited to open the makerspace to teens to inspire you to think big and practice your craft. Each week the creation station...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Children will use their imagination and creativity to make a unique trivet adorned with a colorful small pebbles design. Each child should attend with a...

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

The fall is often the time that we say goodbye to the garden and “put it to bed.” Many gardeners like to perform a garden clean-up at the end of the season...

This do-it-yourself Advent Calendar is a great way to count down to Christmas and to help the family remember the reason for the season. Beginning November...

Wednesday, December 1