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Thursday, December 1

3D Printing at Govans

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

Games @ Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

Harriet Tubman: The Life & Legacy of a 19th-Century Freedom Fighter

2022 marks the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth in Dorchester County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Explore Tubman’s daring exploits on the...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

Close-up image of a red holiday ornament hanging from a frosted pine tree, a winter sky blurred in the background

This Take & Make is simple yet perfect for all the winter months and beyond. The kit includes all you need to create a rustic snowman ornament that can be...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

Take & Make: Art Explorers

Explore great art with this interactive kit! Participants will create projects inspired by artists and their unique styles, including, Jean-Michel Basquiat,...

A close-up photo of a haphazard stack of books in various colors.

Books aren't just for reading--they are for crafting, too! With this Take & Make kit, teens will get all the supplies they need to make their own miniature...

Six coloring page ornaments sitting on a table.

Create unique and festive ornaments at home. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch from December 1-31 on a first come, first...

Take & Make: Crystal Snowflake

This event has been canceled. Discover the science of how crystals are formed in this STEAM-based Take & Make that includes all you need to create your very...

image of glass mason jars

This Take & Make kit can be used as a gift or just a fun way to decorate for the winter holiday season! One kit per person while supplies last upon check out.

blue line art of a snowflake

Need a card for a family or friend? Pick up a Take & Make kit with all the supplies needed to make two embroidered snowflake cards.

Stack of young adult book titles.

Need some recommendations for your next favorite read? Come to the Hampden Branch to pick up a book bundle of YA reads! Book bundles will include 3-4 books...

The Pratt's Winter Windows

Celebrate the holiday season with us! Starting December 1, we're unveiling our annual Winter Windows, a series of festive and joyful installations in our...

Let's Stick Together

Participate in a community-building collaboration. Work together placing stickers on a poster board to reveal an inspirational creative masterpiece.

Poinsettia Flowerpot Craft Kit

Bring a splash of color indoor for the winter with this poinsettia flowerpot craft kit. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from...

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. A craft will follow storytime. For families with...

story time, librarian and children

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...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

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

job career meeting interview networking handshake

A specialist from Easter Seals is available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

hands on an old typewriter

Due to the Pratt Library's early closure on December 15th, the session scheduled for December 15th has been canceled. PLEASE NOTE: AS OF SEPTEMBER 6 THIS...

12pm
Virtual Event
tech mobile tablet apps

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

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

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

colored pencils creative art drawing

Color and listen to music in a relaxing environment.

Family Movie at the Hampden Branch

Join us at the Hampden Branch for an after-school screening of a Disney's Cinderella (2015). Bring blankets, pillows, and whatever else you might need for a...

Moon Dough Winter Landscape

Create an out-of-this-world sensory dough using cornstarch, coconut oil, glitter, and other ingredients, then use this "moon dough" to build an otherworldly...

Movie Time at Hamilton

Join us for a kid-friendly movie after school! November 3: The Bad Guys (2022). Rated PG | 1h 40minNovember 17: Detective Pikachu (2019). Rated PG | 1h...

One Book Baltimore Book Discussion

For teens only! Join the Teen Book Discussion for this year's One Book Baltimore selection, Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez! Light refreshments will be provided.

Ozobots move across the page

Join us for an after-school program to get familiar with the principles of coding. Ozobots will swirl, twirl, zig zag and more as they follow a path that you...

Closeup of two hands holding a video game controller

Come hang out and play video games with your friends on the big screen!

A variety of craft supplies artfully arranged

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch on select Thursdays to create a seasonal craft. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

This workshop series allows participants to express their ideas about community topics through several creative mediums. Young adults (ages 14-23) will be...

Jamercise with Ginger

Due to the Pratt Library's early closure on December 15, the Jamercise with Ginger program scheduled for December 15 is canceled. Jamercise is an exercise...

Foosball

Celebrate the World Cup and the One Book Baltimore pick, Furia, by joining the Forest Park Branch in playing cardboard foosball! Create your own player and...

gold stars on a brown background

Look at winter constellations using online tools and enjoy a take home craft for families themed around stars.

A child paints

We will read Snowballs by Lois Ehlert together, and then make our own collage snowman inspired by the book.

an artist creating a custom piñata

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection, Furia, join Creative Alliance's Artesanas to celebrate Latinx culture! The piñata is a symbol of Mexican...

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Join CHARM youth editors in a creative writing session inspired by One Book Baltimore's 2022 selection, Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez. The session will...

5pm
Virtual Event
Alcohol Inks

Painting with Alcohol Inks is a program designed to explore the medium and its free form method. Local artist Esta Baker will demonstrate several techniques...

Pratt Test Kitchen: Mary Beth Albright

Food writer Mary Beth Albright will discuss how what we eat impacts our emotional well being. The author explores recent scientific studies in the field of...

Thursday, December 1