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Thursday, February 11

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Celebrate Black History Month while testing your knowledge about notable Black musicians, writers, athletes, and others!

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Blind Date With A Book

Looking for your perfect book match? During the month of February, allow us librarians to be your book-matchmaker! Exclusively for pickup at Northwood...

CHARM Voices of Baltimore Youth

Call for submissions! CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth is producing a collection of student writing and artwork inspired by this year's One Book Baltimore...

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Enoch Pratt Youth Council Recruitment

The Enoch Pratt Youth Council (EPYC), formerly known as Community Youth Corps (CYC), is a new and improved program designed to give Baltimore City teens the...

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searching girl with magnifying glass

A new year means that it is a great time to go on a journey of discovery! We are asking that children and their families go on an adventure to learn more...

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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...

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Read Woke Challenge

What is Read Woke? It’s a feeling. A form of education. A call to action, and our right as lifelong learners. It means arming yourself with knowledge to...

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Slay Your Way kits

Slay Your Way! If your life was a card game, what cards would be in play? Would it be a Hex Card, Battle Card, or Defense Card? This kit has many things...

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Record your oral history interview for the Stories from Baltimore Teens project to speak, learn, and save how different generations respond to living during...

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Take & Make: Chinese Hand Drum

Celebrate Chinese New Year by making a traditional Chinese hand drum. From February 1st to 27th, call 443-984-3901 to request your own Chinese hand drum kit...

Take & Make Unfinished Wood Jewelry Box

This do it yourself wood craft jewelry box with heart-shaped knobs are fun to design with your favorite color. Beginning Monday, February 8th, call...

Take & Make: Black History Bookmarks

Craft bookmarks celebrating African-American history! From February 2nd to 18th, call 443-984-3912 to request your Black History bookmark kit and schedule a...

craft paper, colored pencils, scissors, and other craft supplies

Have you ever wanted to know more about how the mail works? Learn how to make your own postcards (no envelopes needed!) for Send a Card to a Friend Day! Pick...

Take & Make: Flower Power Pens

Think Spring while making a bright and colorful flower pen! From February 1st to 27th, call 410-396-6059 to request your flower power pen kit and schedule...

Take & Make: Stained Glass Window Craft

Make a beautiful stained glass window design using construction and tissue paper! From February 1st to 27th, call 443-984-4923 to request your stained glass...

Take & Make: The Fine Art of Gratitude

Pick up a kit to create your own gratitude keepsake. Click here to download the Take & Make Instruction Sheet. Each kit contains an Instruction Sheet. Call...

Take & Make: The Fine Art of Gratitude

Pick up a kit to create your own gratitude keepsake. Click here to download the Take & Make Instruction Sheet. Each kit contains an Instruction Sheet. Call...

Take & Make: Valentine's Day String Art Craft Kit

Share the love by creating your own heart-shaped string art wall hanging! All craft supplies and instructions are included. Please call 410-396-6098 to...

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Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics 2016

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

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story time, librarian and children

Join us for a virtual storytime featuring stories, songs, and fun!

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Introduction to Gmail

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve...

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Lunch and Learn: Historical Representation in the Maryland State House

Registration encouraged, but not required. Register through Eventbrite: click here. In February 2020, statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass were...

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016,  Part 1 & 2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Learn your way around the Excel 2016 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells,...

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Read Woke: Graphic Design in Card Games

Join your YA librarians as we create and design SLAY cards based on the novel SLAY by Brittney Morris, live on Discord and Twitch! Part of the Read Woke...

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Teens, join the library for three days of home made holiday Valentine's edition. On February 11,12,13th We will be baking up goodies and decorating sweet...

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Kids Writers LIVE! Kwame Alexander

Join award-winning children's and young adult author Kwame Alexander as he discusses his works with kidlit pioneers Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson....

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Virtual Yarn Circle

Let's get together and talk about all things knitting and crocheting! Anyone is welcome to bring a skein and work on a project while we chat.

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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...

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Thursday, February 11