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Events

Friday, February 26

girl thinking

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

Virtual Event
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...

"Our Lives, Our Truth: The Audacity to Empower Voice"

WombWork Productions presents a series of vignettes that expresses their interpretations of D. Watkins' critically acclaimed book "We Speak for Ourselves."...

10am
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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
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Designing Brochures in Microsoft Word 2016

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. In this workshop learners will design a six-section brochure using a template. (Access...

10:30am
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Cultural Traditions Storytime: Lunar New Year

Join the Walters Art Museum and the Enoch Pratt Free Library for two special editions of storytime. At each program, we'll read about a different cultural...

11am
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Hamilton Branch Podcast: Black History Month

On this month's Hamilton Branch Podcast, we will talk about Black History and introduce one book each week that you can check out at the library. Short and...

12pm
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Designing  Programs in Microsoft Word 2016

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. In this workshop learners will design a variety of publications (Access information provided...

12:30pm
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Bertha Gilbert is led away by police after she tried to enter a segregated lunch counter in Nashville, Tenn., May 6, 1964.

Learn about African American women who were instrumental in shaping the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s. Discuss the contributions of...

2pm
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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...

3pm
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Vaunita Goodman

Composer Sun Ra said, "Sound can wash clothes." Experience the therapeutic nature of vinyl recordings through sonicscapes, imagery, and focused imagination. ...

4pm
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Friday, February 26