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Events

Saturday, May 1

Adult Crafting Take & Make: DIY Macrame Light Holders

Use macrame cord, a small jar and a flameless tea-light to create a boho-inspired hanging mini-light. All supplies and instructions included. Kits...

book cover of Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr. A boy rides his bike towards a balloon and is surrounded by images of world landmarks and wonders

Expore the wonders of our world with an outdoor StoryWalk® featuring Everywhere, Wonder, written by Matthew Swanson and illustrated by Robbi Behr at the...

historical image of Baltimore

Celebrate the history of our city with fun activities that the whole family can enjoy! Family Fun Packs will include 1-2 activities each for children, teens,...

Imagination Celebration Activity Hunt

Come to the Northwood Branch and pick up a special activity hunt. Then, put the lessons from Everywhere, Wonder into action! Once you've finished, bring your...

Imagination Celebration Scavenger Hunt

Explore your neighborhood in a whole new way with our Imagination Celebration Scavenger Hunt. Pick up your scavenger hunt at the Roland Park Branch from May...

Imagination Celebration wonder kit contents: tote bag, instructions, glue, craft items

You never know what you might see--or where your mind may take you... Create your own story to share! Wonder kits are filled with activities and crafts for...

Neighborhood I Spy

Play an I Spy game in your own neighborhood! Pick up a game board from the Light Street Branch, find six things on the list, then return to the Light Street...

Northwood Picks 4 U

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...

Paracord Bracelet Take & Make

Learn how to make paracord bracelets and how to tie various important knots with this take & make kit! Supplies for the program will be available at the...

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...

Virtual Event
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...

Virtual Event
Summer Challenge Take & Make: Mythical Animal Headbands

Ever wondered what mythical animal you'd be? Come grab one of our Mythical Animal Headband kits and take a fun quiz on which legendary animal from around the...

collage of origami examples: a lotus flower, a jumping frog, a sailboat & a fish

Since May is Asian-American Heritage Month, we're exploring the traditional Japanese paper craft of origami. Origami (折り紙, Japanese pronunciation: or...

Take & Make: Bloomin’ Blossoms

Create colorful bloomin' blossoms with inspiration from our community and the book Everywhere, Wonder. This take & make kit will be available at the...

Take & Make: DIY Rock Gardens

Make and tend your own rock garden. Relax by making soothing sand swirls. Kits will include: sand, stones, a mini rake, and small garden container. This...

Take & Make: Grab Bag

Enjoy a take & make kit based on some of the more popular activities from Clifton including wearable art and rock painting. This take & make kit will be...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Let your imagination run wild! Imagination Kits include activities and art supplies to encourage children's creativity and wonder. This take & make kit will...

Table covered with craft supplies

Show some appreciation to the mothers in your life. Create a special, personalized 3D card for Mother's Day with this take-home kit. This take & make kit...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Make a simple kite. Decorate as you wish and let your imagination fly! Paper kite take & make kits will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from May 1-29...

Take & Make: Zine Kit

Let your imagination go wild with our take & make zine kit! Draw, collage, and write with pre-folded zines and step-by-step instructions on how to make your...

Take and Make: Charged Up Experiments

Teens can pick up a take-home experiment kit from the Northwood branch for three simple yet fascinating science experiments. Watch how everyday objects can...

searching girl with magnifying glass

Something strange is happening in the “Teen Zone” at the library. All clues can be found in this month’s raid box. Contents include “mystery at the library”...

Everywhere, Nature! with the National Aquarium

Did you know that wildlife lives in Baltimore City? Join the National Aquarium as we broadcast live with a nature scavenger hunt from South Baltimore's...

11am
Virtual Event
Ask a Master Gardener: Container Gardening

Anything can be grown in a container from violet to fig tree once you learn the basics. Urban living can be challenging for budding gardeners who want to...

12pm
Virtual Event
Digital Candle Design for Teens

In part 1 of this 2-part program for ages 12-18, we will use Tinkercad to design a 3D plastic mold for a candle. These molds can be customized with patterns,...

1pm
Virtual Event
Interactive Songwriting  Workshop with Karter Jaymes: Part II

Share and Review Workshop Are you stuck in your Songwriting process? Get help and or feedback on a song you are working on. The workshop will be led by...

2pm
Virtual Event
Talking Black / Talking Back : A Celebration of the Struggles & Songs of African-Americans in History & Culture

(For Teens grades 9-12) This spring, the Enoch Pratt Library, in partnership with Bard High School Early College at Baltimore invites Baltimore area high...

2pm
Virtual Event
Teen Yoga and Chill Saturdays!

Come take a break from the school week and learn to relax through movement and meditation that can relax you during the school day. (For teens age 12-17) ...

3pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, May 1