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Announcement Saturday, January 29 at-home COVID-19 test kits will be available at all Pratt locations from 10 am - 12 pm. Library services will begin at 12 pm. Learn more.

Events

Monday, January 24

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans branch! Materials will include an instructional manual and suggested books to help...

Celebrate your favorite books by creating bookmark decorations. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from January 10-31 on a first...

"If you believe it then act so." quote from this year's One Book Baltimore Selection, Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles We invite community members to take...

The Seed Library at Northwood Library is a place for gardeners to “borrow” seeds from the library. At the end of the growing season, gardeners save seeds...

"Allegory of Painting" by Domenico Corvi from the Walters Art Museum online collection, depicting a woman painting a self-portrait

Express yourself through art-inspired (or "ekphrastic") poetry using our free journal, which includes information on how to write ekphrastic poetry and art...

Keep your lips smooth this winter with a fruity DIY Kool Aid lip scrub! Stop by the Southeast Anchor Library to pick up your kit with ingredients and...

Using craft supplies and instructions, experiment in creating your own Mars Lander. Challenge your friends to see who can create the biggest and best Lander...

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

Easy to make fluffy slime! This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road branch from January 18-25 on a first come, first served basis,...

image of a hand with peachy skintone and red nailpolish writing the words 'My Plan' in a blank journal

Start 2022 off with a new handmade journal. Kit includes: scrapbook paper, blank paper, thread, and suggested journal prompts. This take & make kit will be...

Do you want to prove you know your fractions, decimals, and equations to your teachers? Want to have a little fun doing it? Mathema-kits are full of games...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Mix it up as you explore printmaking with a variety of art materials. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from January 4-29 on a...

Teens can celebrate National Tea Month by picking up a tea sampler set. Each set will include information on the types of teas and respective brewing...

Use tissue paper to turn an ordinary glass jar into a colorful candle holder that mimics the effects of stained glass. Kits include all supplies and an...

Pick up a workbook that comes with creative writing prompts, coloring book pages, and uplifting quotes that will help you unwind and destress. This take &...

Aromatherapy

Make two aromatherapy sprays that can help your day go by smoother. Create a Mood Lifting spray for the daytime and a Bedtime Sleep spray for restful...

idea chalkboard thinking

Start off the new year by creating a dream board of your goals and dreams for 2022. This take & make kit will be available in the Central Library's Earl...

Horses drinking water in winter

Borrow a book (or an audiobook) from the Waverly Branch library and receive a diamond painting kit to enjoy at home. The kit comes with all supplies needed....

Hand moving a blue game piece on a game board

Let's play Halma! Created in the 1880's, Halma is a multiplayer strategy game that involves moving pieces across a game board. Halma can be played with 2 or...

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to pick up an Anime-inspired teen raid box. This is the perfect box for teens who love anime and manga. Each box contains...

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required (Access information provided upon receipt of registration). In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be...

10:30am
Virtual Event

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Create a Gmail account using Google. Learn...

10:30am
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

computer keyboard hands

It is an empowering and rewarding experience. to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

12pm
Virtual Event

We've missed you! Stop by the teen area at Southeast Anchor to introduce or reintroduce yourself to the YA librarians. Get a small prize for stopping in and...

**This program has been postponed to a later date** Teens are invited to get together and discuss Anime. Watch an episode together and talk about your...

3:30pm
Virtual Event

Share a favorite book with our community of readers! Hear what others have enjoyed and add to your "To Be Read" list.

5:30pm
Virtual Event

This program has been canceled. In this 6-session series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers...

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

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

6pm
Virtual Event

Monday, January 24