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Events

Wednesday, September 29

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...

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 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,...

Virtual Event
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
Take & Make: Apple Tissue Paper Suncatcher

Celebrate autumn by creating a tissue paper suncatcher in the shape of an apple! This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

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: Autumnal Equinox

The Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are the same length, is here so celebrate! Take home a kit filled with herbs to plant, relaxing meditations, a song...

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: Las Luminarias

Create a beautiful lantern as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. All supplies included. This take & make kit will be available at the Northwood Branch from...

Take & Make: Leaf Bookmarks

Find some colorful leaves and use them to create a festive fall bookmark to use in all of the books you check out! This Take & Make kit is available at the...

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: Polka Dot Watercolor

Use watercolors and Q-tips to create art you can display. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from September 27 - October...

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 & Make: Yarn Monsters

This program has been postponed, as the Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues. Create your own yarn monster, then write about it! What’s its...

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)...

6th - 7th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for home schooled students (6th - 7th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word and...

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...

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,...

SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities...

8th Grade Home School Class Sessions

Classes for home school students (8th grade). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word and computation skills...

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 bag with a Pratt Library logo and paint splattered background

Make a festive fall wreath with paper cutouts of leaves, pumpkins and apples. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from September...

9th - 12th Grade Home School Sessions, 2021

Classes for homeschool students (9th - 12th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer. develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world...

computer keyboard hands

Get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks.

Gaming for Teens: Hands-On with History!

In this in-person event for ages 12-18, we will explore the Athenian Agora, plunder a pyramid, fight at Thermopylae, and learn about the ancient past while...

Hand holding straw that is in purple drink

Join us for a special family storytime with Wight Tea Co. at Whitehall Mill! We will read stories, sing songs and explore the science behind their color...

4:30pm
Whitehall Mill
Stream Available
Workplace Readiness Workshop

Online Class Sessions An Email account is required to register In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 or 2016-...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Writers LIVE! George Takei

FREE. Registration required for Zoom Webinar. No registration required for Facebook Live. Register for the event here. Registration opens at 9am on...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 29