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Thursday, December 8

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: Anime Club Kits

Couldn't make it to Anime Club? Grab one of our Anime Club kits filled with crafts, games, recipes, and other activites inspired by your favorite animes!...

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,...

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.

Paper Reindeer

Pick up supplies to make a 3D construction paper reindeer at home.

Crafts

Stop by the Hampden Branch to pick up this un-bear-ably cute winter-themed Take & Make! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Hampden Branch during...

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...

Teen Craft: "I AM" Buttons!

Bring home and create different arts and crafts from the Govans Branch! This month, celebrate this year's One Book Baltimore selection, Furia by Yamile Saied...

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...

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. 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...

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

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
Lunch and Learn: Washington Resigns - How George Washington's Career led to Annapolis in 1783

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register for the event here. On December 23, 1783, General George Washington stepped into the Senate...

1pm
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...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this six part series, three topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2019 – Part 1 and 2, and...

colored pencils creative art drawing

Color and listen to music in a relaxing environment.

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...

Teen Movie Time

Join us to watch a movie after school with friends! Movies will alternate and are able to be selected by attendees!

One Book Baltimore logo

This year's One Book Baltimore is finally here! The 2022 selection is Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez! Come discuss the One Book Baltimore pick with your...

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...

Book cover, Furia

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection Furia, Yamile Saied Méndez, the Pratt welcomes Artivate artist Arturo Ho! Arturo’s students are inspired to...

Play & Learn Science: Ramp and Roll

Explore how objects move, roll, slide -- or stay put! -- as we read an interactive story together, experiment with ramps, and play digital games all about...

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
Wicker basket filled with several balls of yarn.

Create a "painted" design on a canvas using yarn, glue, and other materials,

Live Music: Camerata Musica

Join us for a Holiday Open House as Camerata Musica presents a concert of Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstice, and Winter songs that span the centuries. Camerata...

Govans Front

Create your own unique placemat for centerpiece or dining table. Space is limited, please call (410) 396-6098 to register.

Peabody String Sinfonia

The Peabody String Sinfonia will share classical music for string orchestra and arrangements of familiar pop songs. The Peabody String Sinfonia is a...

Writers LIVE! Rabia Chaudry

Author, attorney, and podcast host Rabia Chaudry will reflect on her upbringing as the daughter of Pakistani immigrants. The author connected to her cultural...

Thursday, December 8