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Events

Saturday, May 22

 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...

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...

Journaling for Mental Health Take & Make Kit

Learn how to start journaling as part of a mental health self-care routine. Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410)...

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...

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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: 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: 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...

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”...

yoga group stretching

Enjoy an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance and hot new music.

10am
Virtual Event
Author Matthew Swanson and Illustrator Robbi Behr

Meet author Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr! Following a reading of Everywhere, Wonder and a discussion of observation and storytelling,...

11am
Virtual Event
Poetry Workshop with Cherrie Woods and Alan King

Registration required. Click here to register through Eventbrite. Though self-publishing and book promotion are becoming common, poetry remains a niche...

12pm
Virtual Event
Candle Molding Workshop for Teens

In this craft activity for ages 12-18, we will create candles using melted wax and a mold. Pick up your free supply kit ahead of time from one of our...

1pm
Virtual Event
tech mobile tablet apps

Write a short poem and learn to turn it into computer code! All levels are welcome. We will explore the creative possibilities of coded poetry and poetic...

1pm
Virtual Event
Dutch Tile Painting with Baltimore Sister Cities

Join the Baltimore Rotterdam Sister Cities Committee and learn how to decorate typical Dutch blue-and-white Delftware tiles. Delftware is a famous painting...

Take & Make: Chinese Fan

Celebrate Chinese culture with the Baltimore Xiamen Sister City Committee. Pick up a kit to make your own traditional Chinese folded fan. This take & make...

Dutch Tile Painting with Baltimore Sister Cities

Join the Baltimore Rotterdam Sister Cities Committee and learn how to decorate typical Dutch blue-and-white Delftware tiles. Delftware is a famous painting...

Edmondson Avenue Book Club

Join us viturally to discuss It's Not All Downhill From Here by Terry McMillan.

2pm
Virtual Event
NEA Big Read: Lab Girl Book Discussion

Enoch Pratt is partnering with Maryland Public Television (MPT) to bring the NEA Big Read to Baltimore! NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment...

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

Saturday, May 22