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Events

Thursday, February 25

girl thinking

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...

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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microphone

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...

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: 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...

10am
Virtual Event
Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 Part 1&2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Create custom presentations for work or personal use. Review inserting text, tables, WordArt,...

10:30am
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story time, librarian and children

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

11am
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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...

12pm
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Gina Lee as Harriet Tubman

To celebrate Black History Month, reenactor Gina Lee will share the story of Harriet Tubman's life, her Underground Railroad experience, her achievements and...

12pm
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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,...

1:30pm
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Safe Streets

Celebrate Black History Month at the Brooklyn Branch! Receive free toys for children and free coats from Safe Streets. Sign up for a library card and check...

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...

3pm
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Game Dev Club

Learn game design concepts, make demos, and share with your friends! For ages 9-12. Register to receive login details: https://forms.gle/RmWE9Dc2y4X6MTqp8

4pm
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Graphic Designs for Black History Month

Honoring noble African Americans by creating graphic images or items for Black History Month. Click on the link to register for this live event. You may also...

4pm
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A Micro:bit of Coding for Teens

In this 2-week coding workshop for ages 12-18, we will learn how to program a mini microprocessor, creating a game and musical instrument. Participants will...

4:30pm
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Art of Reading featuring Barbara Bourland

Join local author Barbara Bourland and Walters Art Museum Curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art, Joaneath Spicer, as they discuss Barbara’s book Fake Like...

6pm
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Caribbean Lit Book Club

Read and join the discussion of Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud After Betty Ramdin's husband dies, she invites a colleague, Mr. Chetan, to move in with...

6pm
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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.

6pm
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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
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Thursday, February 25