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Saturday, May 15

 Miniature Door Hanger Take & Make

Make your own pot-holder door-hanger. Pick-up dates are May 10th to 15th and May 17th to 22nd, while supplies last. Call (410) 396‑6098 to make a pick-up...

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...

Anime Club Kit

Miss Anime Club? Me too. Well, check out our Anime Club Kit to see if you can bring Anime Club home instead. Kits include different things which can...

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,...

Fantastic Flower Scavenger Hunt

April showers bring May flowers! Venture outside and search for local plant life with our Fantastic Flower Scavenger Hunt. Look for Daisies, Dandelions,...

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...

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

Visit the Brooklyn Branch to participate in an interactive book walk of this year's Imagination Celebration selection: Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson...

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 Library, teens and adults can complete a survey and leave it to the professionals to make the perfect suggestion! But, we...

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
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...

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...

Sunflower Starter Take & Make

Learn how to grow a sunflower seed into a full sunflower using instructional materials and a mini-gardening kit. Supplies for the program will be available...

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: Beaded Bracelets

Take home a kit to make beautiful beaded bracelets! This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from April 5 - June 19 on a first come,...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

Take & Make: Create Constellations

What pictures do stars make and what stories do they tell? Create your own constellation with supplies provided by Johns Hopkins University. This take &...

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: Fantastic Flower Spinners

Create your own fantastic flower spinner to beautify your individual surroundings. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from May 8-15...

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...

Take & Make: Imagination Celebration 'Zines

Record your own "wonders" as inspired by the Imagination Celebration's featured book Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr. This kit will...

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...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: Linear Neuron Sculpture

Enjoy a take & make STEM activity from Art with a Heart! Get in touch with your emotions and learn a little more about biology by creating a neuron...

Take & Make: May Flowers (Paint by Numbers) Art Kit

Learn to paint like the masters! Recreate the works of Vincent Van Gogh (Irises, Sunflowers) or Claude Monet (Water Lilies) on real artist canvas. This paint...

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: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Striding Lion

Experience The Baltimore Museum of Art's Free Family Sundays at home! Learn about their Striding Lion mosaic and color your own! Keep small hands busy and...

Take & Make: Teen Origami Kit

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by picking up an origami take and make kit from Waverly Branch to make at your leisure. The kit...

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...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Tired of losing your masks? Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up a mask pouch kit with supplies to make a pouch you can clip onto your bookbag or...

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”...

Healthy Little Cooks: Banana Sailboats & Oats

In this class, your little chef will cook with Healthy Little Cooks to create a delicious sailboat made from bananas. We'll then learn about a few key...

10am
Virtual Event
Take & Make Mosaic Frame

Express yourself! Create a mosaic picture frame in the safety and comfort of your own home with a free kit from local artist Sarah McCann. All supplies and...

10am
Virtual Event
Take & Make: Do It Yourself Photo Pillow Covers

A fun activity to decorate to match your room and then add your favorite photo of friends and family. The pillow cover holds a 6”x4” photo. Fabric markers,...

Genealogy Circle Meeting: Caring for Your Family Treasures

You’ve been searching to find your family history. Now learn to extend the life of what you have. Do you have a yellowing photograph? Snow on your...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Plant a Children's Garden at the Canton Branch

Help us plant a Children's Garden at the Canton Branch. Children will help plant basil, oregano, and green onions, as well as take part in activities to...

Pratt Page-Turners Online Book Club

Join us for an online discussion of The Revenant by Michael Punke. "The trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass...

11am
Virtual Event
TCG & DAB Adventures

TCG and DAB Adventures are wildly entertaining music, dance, comedy, and play for all ages. Comic storytelling and interactive conversations are the creative...

11am
Virtual Event
A Micro:bit of Coding for Teens

In this 2-week coding workshop for ages 12-18, we will program the Micro:bit microprocessor, creating a game and musical instrument. Participants will...

1pm
Virtual Event
Graphics Galore: Discussion

Adults who love comics, join us to read and discuss Next Testament Omnibus, by Clive Barker. Finally collected in one complete volume, experience the...

1pm
Virtual Event
SCRAP Creative Reuse: Gnomes and Their Homes

Create your own cork gnomes and their cute gnome homes with this fun creative reuse craft! We provide the materials for you to make a family of cork gnomes...

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

Saturday, May 15