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Events

Monday, July 12

DIY Wildflower Seed Bombs

Beautify your backyards and lonely flower beds with seed bombs. Combine the ingredients supplied to you and toss 'em into a space needing some love to see...

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free board or card game - yours to take and keep!...

Movie Night Packs

Want a fun night in with the family? Curl up with a couple of movies, some candy, and a candy-wrapper craft! To reserve your kit, stop by the Forest Park...

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...

Old Hollywood Sugar Glass Take & Make

Each kit will have materials to create sugar glass, similar to the breakable glass used in old Hollywood. It's a sweet, historical treat! Supplies for 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
creative art abstract painting watercolor

Pick up your "watercolor resist" take & make kits from the Hamilton Branch on or after July 12th. Use your kit to design a poster that highlights how you...

Take & Make: Cork Sailboats

Sail away, like Max in Where the Wild Things Are, with your own miniature sailboat - made of corks! This take & make kit will be available at the...

Take & Make: Crack the Code Bag

Can you solve the clues to unlock the bag and get the prize? This take & make kit will be available at the Washington Village Branch from July 12-17 on a...

A pair of hands working on a piece of crochet.

Make your own crocheted project with these take and make kits. Each kit includes: 5.5 mm (size I9) crochet hook, a skein of yarn, and a project...

Take & Make: Geoboard Fun

Create your own colorful shapes and patterns using plastic geoboards and rubber bands. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

three vanilla ice cream cones with colorful sprinkles lined up in a row

Beat the heat and celebrate National Ice Cream Day with a fun take & make kit featuring a simple recipe for ice cream playdough, the ingredients needed to...

Take & Make: Nature Binoculars

Make your own decorative binoculars to explore all the wonderful nature that summer has to offer. Use the backyard scavenger hunt sheet to search for local...

Headshot of Crystal Forman

Cool off at home with delicious coconut cream-based ice cream from a free recipe kit created by Crystal Forman, MPH, MHA of Holistic Wellness and Health. ...

Take & Make: Olympic Torch

Have an Olympic Relay in your own backyard after you make your very own Olympic Torch! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from...

Paracord Bracelets

Borrow a teen book using your library card and receive a kit with instructions to make a paracord bracelet! Supplies for the program will be available at the...

Take & Make: Phys-kits

Why does a cardboard box make such a great guitar? Why does a water bottle make beautiful rocket? Answer: Physics. Physics is more than a heavy word, it...

Take & Make: Seed Balls

Take home a kit for making seed balls perfect for dropping around the neighborhood. Scatter them by sidewalks and watch the joy and color that blooms when...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

This take and make kit is a great summer craft that you can use for flowers, storage or gifting! Special Instruction: Must borrow a book using your library...

construction paper in a rainbow of colors

Explore the theme of art & identity and the ways that art can help us think about who we are and who we can grow to be with this art kit from the Walters Art...

Take & Make: Windsock

Take home a kit to craft your own windsock. Using a paper bag, popsicle stick, string, streamers, and stickers, you can engineer this simple flying device...

art child painting

Make greeting cards to send to local seniors! This take & make kit will be available at the Northwood Branch from July 2-16 on a first come, first served...

art child painting

Make greeting cards to send to local seniors! This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from July 2-16 on a first come, first served...

colored pencils creative art drawing

Coloring is not just for kids; it is a great way to relax, have some "me" time or share the activity with friends or loved ones. The kits will be available...

Take and Make: Tissue Paper Art

Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up a kit with supplies to make a picture on canvas out of tissue paper. Beginning July 1st, call (410)396‑1580...

Teen Raid Box: Nothing's Better Than a Picnic

Swing by the library for a picnic in a box as we celebrate National Picnic Month. The month raid box contains a summer challenge activity, recommended...

Summer Break Baltimore logo with sun, sunglasses, waves, and flying books

Join us to celebrate the Hampden Branch reopening with activities for all ages throughout the day. SCHEDULE 11am-1pm Gametruck Summer Popup* 5pm-7pm FREE...

HeARTworks group of young adults pose with their wares.

With art as its vehicle, HeARTworks, Art with a Heart’s Workforce Development Program, provides a collaborative space for youth (Ages 16-21) to experience a...

10am
Virtual Event
Take & Make Kit: Do It Yourself Ceramic Teapot Flower Planters

Let your imagination bloom! Get creative and decorate the teapot with a fun design and embellishments. When your one-of-a kind creation is dry, add some...

Take & Make: Farmyard Animals Magnets

Decorate your fridge with a magnet featuring an animal you would see at a farm! Find out more about the animal with the enclosed booklist and fact...

Take & Make: What's Your Vision?

The concept of a vision board is the belief that your thoughts produce results. Negative thoughts produce negative results and positive thoughts produce...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2,...

10:30am
Virtual Event
GameTruck Summer Popup at Hampden!

This year's summer experience just got a whole lot better! The Hampden Library will host a GameTruck on July 12, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for their Grand...

Take & Make Bath Bomb Kits

We all deserve some care. Take a bath bomb kit home and treat yourself to something special. While supplies last.

Take & Make Kit: Tote Bag

Personalize a reusable canvas bag using supplies provided while reducing plastic waste. Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call...

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,...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Design Your Future: 2021 Teen Summer Camp

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST! Welcome to the 2nd annual Teen Summer Camps @ the Pratt! Design a road map to your future in this...

1pm
Virtual Event
Transform T-Shirt Into Tote Bag

Are you ready to have fun? I am! Let’s transform a t-shirt into a tote bag. Limited supplies are available grab your supplies from the Orleans Street...

The Next Step -- Using Technology to Share Your Family History

You’ve found the records; you’ve broken through the brick walls… Now what? Join Amanda Hughes, Assistant Manager of the Pratt Library’s Maryland...

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Zoom

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required Learn the basics of Zoom. Learn how to: Join meetings, Host Meetings, Schedule Meetings, Download the...

3pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register through Eventbrite here. Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing,...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

Join us in a training constructed to prevent sexual assault or rape, and harassment, and unwanted comments of a racist, homophobic, or transphobic nature....

6pm
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

6pm
Virtual Event

Monday, July 12