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Events

Tuesday, December 21

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...

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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,...

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...

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 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 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 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 Pennsylvania Ave, Branch from...

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...

yoga group stretching

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...

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...

baby and parent playtime

To help curb the community transmission of COVID-19, all in-person programming in January and February will be moved to virtual platforms. In lieu of this...

tech mobile tablet apps

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...

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...

Teen Mindfulness Practice

Discover ways to breathe, move, and relax in this no experience needed class. This class is accessible to all teen bodies. All you will need is a straight...

Join us and celebrate the Winter Solstice by making a unique snowflake using crayon-resist and watercolor paints! Grab a Winter Book Bundle on your way...

Explore the science of snow and make a snowflake ornament to celebrate the first day of Winter. This indoor program is limited to 20 participants and...

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...

A pair of red mittens decorated with snowflakes.

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes as we celebrate the first day of winter!

4:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, December 21