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Events

Monday, August 30

Stack of books sitting on a table. There is an open book at the top of the stack.

Learn something new, or revisit familiar topics with these take-home book bundles. Each bundle will contain four books - two for cooking, and two for...

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!...

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...

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
craft supplies including paint, glue, markers, and paper laid out on a table

Pick up a kit of supplies and create a new world! Imagine what the people, plants and animals will look like on this world. Bring in your creation and it...

Take & Make: Decorative Light Switch Cover

One way we can save energy is by turning off lights when we leave the room. Help yourself remember with your very own light switch cover, also known as a...

Take & Make: Making Nature Memories

Take home a kit to preserve your memories of summer. Included are all the materials and instructions you need to press flowers and create stunning art with...

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: Soap Cloud

Learn how to make cool cloud shapes from soap, inspired by the book It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles J. Shaw, with this STEM take & make activity. This...

Take & Make: Solar Ovens and S'mores

Turn a pizza box into an oven and roast S'mores with the power of the sun! Each kit includes step-by-step instructions and supplies to construct the oven....

Take & Make: Spiral Snake Whirligig

Make a paper plate snake that spins in the wind. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from August 23-31 on a first come, first served...

Take & Make: Sprout Houses

Take home a kit to grow a green plant from a seed. Using a plastic bag, cotton balls, and seeds, families can watch how plants grow and develop while writing...

Take & Make: Star Stems

Learn about the stars and make your own mini constellation! This take & make kit will be available at the Washington Village Branch from August 2-31 on a...

Take & Make: Twirling Ladybug Craft

Check out a book on insects and pick up a twirling ladybug craft kit including construction paper, googly eyes, a black washable marker, string, and ladybug...

Take and Make: Back to School Kit

School is just around the corner. Want a chance to have some personalized school supplies? Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up your kit to help...

Taste, Rate and Read: Candies of the World

There is a whole world of sweets (and not-so-sweets) out there, and now is your opportunity to try some! Come to the Northwood Library starting August 2,...

Teen Raid Box: Buccaneer Tales

Arrr-gust is International Pirate Day. Sail into the library to pick up your “not so buried treasure”. Boxes include pirate themed activity, recommended...

Pratt Teen Choice Awards

Nominate the best of THE BEST! Every month for 7 DAYS ONLY we ask YOU to tell us your top 3 favorites for the year from a given topic such as games, movies,...

10am
Virtual Event
DIY Coasters

New take and make kit while supplies last! Create decorative coasters, for adults, to use at home. Kit includes: two coasters, stained glass, mortar, grout,...

Take & Make: Red White and BLUEberry Muffin

Pick up a yummy summery muffin mix in a jar. Take and bake at home with eggs, butter, milk, and vanilla. While supplies last.

Earring Making

Have fun creating fashionable earrings from scratch to coordinate with your summer outfits. Limited supplies available. First come first serve. Pick up your...

DIY Summer Bracelets Take and Make

Come stop by to the Orleans Street Branch located at 1303 Orleans Street to pick up your take and make bracelets kits to wear with your favorite summer...

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
Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

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

6pm
Virtual Event
books stacked on library table

Join Certified "Guided Autobiography" instructor Karen Bovie to begin your journey into memoir and life story writing through this series of classes. Recall...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Monday, August 30