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Events

Tuesday, September 14

All Out Anime

Stop in the library for an Anime inspired box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. This month's raid box contains a DIY manga...

Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Autumn is here! Squirrels are gathering acorns and it's time to pick apples and pumpkins. Explore nature and the different wildlife active in autumn with...

Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition) Take & Make

Start your journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D. No prior table-top experience required. Supplies for the...

board games

Looking for something new to play with your friends or family at your next game night? Then come get a free copy of the card game "Unexploded Cow" - yours to...

Hampden Recycled Mosaic

Create a piece of collaborative art while cleaning up the neighborhood! When you register, you will be given a piece of a mosaic to decorate using recycled...

female and male lions with eyes closed

Where are lions from? What do they eat? How do they live? Learn more about one of the most popular animals from the African continent. This kit includes a...

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
colored pencils creative art drawing

Every two weeks from September 1 - October 30, stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up a new take & make kit with STEAM activities for kids to learn...

Take & Make: Create a Bug Jar

Decorate your own bug jar to catch, observe and release bugs. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from September 7-18 on a first...

disco ball

Pick up your Disco-themed glitter slime kit to celebrate the music of Earth, Wind & Fire and other Disco giants of their day. Kits will...

Take & Make: Fall Diamond Painting Kit

Experience the fun of 5-D diamond painting with this colorful fall art kit! This 5-D diamond paint kit comes with everything you need to create a beautiful...

Take & Make: Fall Welcome Sign

Welcome Fall with a festive sign! This take & make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch from September 7-30 on a first come, first served...

Take & Make: Monarch Migration Suncatcher

Monarch butterflies migrate across North America without regard for borders and have become a symbol for immigration. To celebrate Monarch season in...

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...

Take & Make: Pinecone Bird Feeder

Make a bird feeder, tie it outside, and record observations about the local birds you see! This take & make kit will be available at the Orleans Street...

Take & Make: Printmaking

Try your hand at mixing patterns and paint with this printmaking kit. All supplies and instructions are included. This take & make kit will be available at...

Take & Make: Sailboats

Create a sailboat that will float in your sink, bathtub or a container of water! Make a story about your sailboat and where it will go with the included...

Take & Make: Storytime Cushion

Make a cushion that will keep you dry and comfortable when you sit in the grass! Bring it to picnics, camping, or storytime! This take & make kit will be...

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: Worldbuilding

Elves in space? Robots on an island? With this take-and-make, the possibilities are endless. Each kit contains everything you need to draw a unique map and...

Take and Make - Jellyfish Friendship Bracelets

Stop by the Southeast Anchor Branch to pick up a take and make kit with supplies for to make jellyfish friendship bracelets by using the Japanese braiding...

teens having fun

Liven up your school locker with a magnetic bulletin board for storing your favorite photos or necessary reminders. All kits include a cork board, magnet...

Water Bead Stress Ball Take & Make

Learn how to make a stress ball out of water orbs, just in time for school! Supplies for the program will be available at the Govans Branch. Call (410)...

1st Grade Home School Class Session

Classes for homeschooled students. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive programs and...

10am
Virtual Event
books stacked on library table

Go on a new adventure at the library with this genre-based scavenger hunt! Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch between September 1 and October 30 to pick...

DIY Take & Make: Ceramic Mini Leaf Bowls

Fall into crafting with this do-it-yourself ceramic Mini Leaf Bowels! These leaf bowels come in assorted leaf shapes and are great to add color to your fall...

Seated woman meditating with eyes closed

Relax and unwind with an at-home spa kit that includes an eye mask, a soap saver, an aromatherapy pouch, a bag of herbal tea, a list of relaxing Yoga poses,...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2016 and Computer Basics

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’...

10:30am
Virtual Event
baby and parent playtime

Stories, movement, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish. Come ready to move and have fun together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities...

portrait of a smiling woman and a camera

Visit Pratt's Career Center to have your headshot taken! Whether you're job hunting or need a headshot for your career, business, or just for fun, a...

2nd - 3rd Grade Home School Session

Classes for homeschooled students (2nd - 3rd grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

11:30am
Virtual Event
The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay is the 2021 choice for One Maryland One Book.

This program is postponed until the Clifton Branch is reopened. Inspired by The Book of Delights by Ross Gay. The Book of Delights by Ross Gay is the 2021...

Take & Make Craft: Fall Luminary

Celebrate autumn by making fall luminary using recycled jars, tissue paper and modge podge. This take & make kit will be available on a first come, first...

4th - 5th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for homeschooled students. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive programs and...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Digital Drop In

Wondering how to get library materials, such as e-books and e-audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of...

Introduction to Google Drive Series

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required for registration In this 5-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: Google Drive, Google Docs, Google...

2pm
Virtual Event
NBA 2K20 Playoff

Enter the NBA 2K20 Playoff bracket! We will be playing on the PS4. Choose your player and compete against your friends to win a prize. Sign up is limited to...

 Manga Drawing Lessons - Weekly!

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters, step by step in weekly sessions! Build up a binder of your best drawings and be a real artist! Supplies for the...

child dancing with yellow background

Celebrate the unofficial dance holiday in September with our celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire. We will learn about and listen to some of the giants of the...

The Teens Illustrated Book Club

Love to draw, like to read! Teen book club where big imaginations are encouraged. For the Month of September we will meet once a week to discuss and create...

Tuesday, September 14