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Events

Monday, December 20

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...

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

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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...

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...

Create luxurious bathbombs to warm yourself up during the cold winter days or to give as a gift to others. This take & make kit will include instructions and...

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

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Celebrate the new year with our New Year's Eve take & make kit! This take & make kit will be available at all Pratt Library locations from December 20-29 on...

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,...

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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...

Create your own snowflake craft and learn facts about snow. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from December 20-30 on a first...

Make a snowflake-shaped suncatcher that resembles a stained glass window. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from December 6-30 on...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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All December teen raid boxes have been distributed. Everyone needs time for themselves. Why not let the library help with our self-care box? This month's...

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...

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...

yoga group stretching

Welcome back to the library for an in-branch Yoga for Everyone class. Surya Allamraju will lead the class to provide relaxation and other healthy benefits...

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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...

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops,...

2pm
Virtual Event

Join us for an in-person presentation as Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Celebrate the start of winter with a pretty paper wreath. This indoor program is limited to 15 participants, and pre-registration is required. To register,...

The Pratt Creation station is excited to open the makerspace to teens to inspire you to think big and practice your craft. The makerspace features Juki heavy...

Share a favorite book with our community of readers! Hear what others have enjoyed and add to your "To Be Read" list.

Read anything good lately? Bring in a book, magazine article, blog post, or anything that you enjoyed reading to share with others and get recommendations...

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register through Eventbrite here. Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing,...

6pm
Virtual Event

Join us for an in-person presentation as Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Monday, December 20