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Monday, May 2

3D Printing at Govans

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...

AAPI Heritage Month Take & Make: Origami

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with an origami take and make! This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch on a first come, first served...

library young woman with books study smile

Throughout May, let your creative side shine with Book Spine Poetry. Wander the shelves for inspiration and put together a poem using only the spines of...

Interactive Movie Kit: A Bug's Life

Keep your kids busy as bees with the "A Bug's Life" interactive movie kit. Each kit comes with crafts, props, and directions for activities to do during the...

books stacked on library table

From May through the end of July, challenge your reading comfort zone with the help of a Book Bingo card. Complete a row on the bingo card to win a prize....

StoryWalk®: The Kindness Book

Embark on a journey around the Govanstowne community! Begin at the Govans Branch and pick up a printed map that will guide you to local schools and...

Take & Make: 3D Paper City

Stop by the Cherry Hill Branch to get all the supplies you need to make your very own 3D Paper City. This take & make kit will be available at the Cherry...

Take & Make: Anime Club kits

Grab one of our Anime Club kits filled with crafts, games, recipes, and other activites inspired by our favorite animes! Every month has a different theme,...

Take & Make: Aromatherapy Bracelet

In this stressful time, take a minute for self-care. Stop by the Cherry Hill branch and pick up all the supplies you need to make your own Aromatherapy...

yellow paper lightsaber on mulicolor, dark background

Celebrate Star Wars Day by building your own lightsaber just like Rey and Anakin do. You can choose Jedi, Sith, or a neutral Force user. Each kit includes a...

searching girl with magnifying glass

In celebration of Children's Book Week, visit the Edmondson Library to pick up a sweet take and make featuring a family favorite: If You Give a Mouse a...

Take & Make: Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month with two activities that highlight Jewish culture and religion. Beginning May 2: DIY Tzedakah BoxBeginning May 16:...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Make your own cell phone holder for hands free viewing. This kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from May 2-31, 2022, on a first come first...

Take & Make: DIY Embroidered Tote Bags

This cross stitch kit comes with everything you need to create your own embroidered tote bag! This would be perfect as a gift or great just for personal...

Take & Make: Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition)

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...

searching girl with magnifying glass

Celebrate the launch of Ticket to Discovery with an explorer kit designed for inquisive little minds to make new discoveries and observe the world around...

Take & Make: Grass Caterpillar

Grow a cute "caterpillar" friend in a sock using cat grass. (Note: No real caterpillars involved.) This take & make kit will be available at the Canton...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Families come in all shapes and sizes, so celebrate yours! Create a handprint t-shirt for someone special and learn different recipes and activities you can...

Take & Make: Hummingbird Feeder

Support our feathered friends by making an attractive hummingbird feeder to hang outside your home. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton...

colored pencils creative art drawing

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, learn about the history of the Uchiwa fan and make your own. This kit is for ages 3 and up....

paper crafts colorful construction paper

In celebration of National Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, come grab a kit to make your own "teru teru bozu," a simple Japanese doll...

Various refrigerator magnets stuck on a white refrigerator.

Refrigerator magnets are a fun way to preserve happy memories. Using materials provided, create jar lid photo magnets to keep at home or give as gifts. This...

STEM STEAM gears

Accept the challenge! We challenge you to create something with the materials provided. We will include possible projects and a list of additional materials...

Take & Make: Screen-Free Activity Challenge

Can you go a whole day without watching TV or using a mobile device? Find out with our activity challenge! Do screen-free activities with the provided...

Take & Make: Someone Special Tea Time

Treat your special someone to a tea party and make a craft together. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from May 2-9 on...

Take & Make bag with a Pratt Library logo and paint splattered background

Children are invited to celebrate the caregivers in their lives by making a handmade craft!

art child painting

Wind chimes are available for painting at Waverly! Listen to the soothing sounds of chimes in the breeze, or make a fun display for your room! Each kit comes...

Take and Make: Plant Your Own Flower

April showers bring May flowers! Visit the Waverly branch to pick up a gardening kit where teens can observe their flowers grow from seeds. This take & make...

teens having fun

Stop in the library for an magic inspired STEAM box. This is the perfect box for teens who love science and magic. This month's raid box contains several...

photo of a paper collage bird craft

Celebrate Asian-American / Pacific Islander Heritage Month by exploring Chigiri-e. Chigiri-e (pronounced chee-ghee-ri-eh) is a paper craft from Japan dating...

Gmail Basics

Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, and send attachments. Create, delete, and move...

Gmail Basics CANCELLED

Gmail Basics - B, Monday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 4 Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages,...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics, May 2 class has been cancelled. In this six-week series, five topics will be discussed: ABCs of...

10:30am
Virtual Event
SeniorTec Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
SeniorTec series

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...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2019 – Part 1 and 2, and...

Design Your Future: 2022 Teen Summer @ the Pratt

Design Your Future: 2022 Teen Summer @ the Pratt For Baltimore city teens age 12-18. Design a road map to your future in this 5-week, hands-on program...

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
health fitness active

Play four-square, do yoga, learn some coding games with chalk, play giant board games, and more. Join us and play with your friends outside!

Celebrate Children’s Book Week

Enjoy a variety of literary genres to explore, a quiet space to read, and supplies needed to read about a hero or shero. Then, use your creative skills to...

story time, librarian and children

The Black Mental Health Alliance and Baltimore Office of Sustainability present the Wellness & Environmental Book Club! We will be sharing a short reading by...

Spring Flower Pressing

Make your own bookmarks and greeting cards by pounding fresh flowers into paper. We will use tools such as mallets and rocks to stain watercolor paper with...

Crafting with Comics!

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day by visiting the Waverly branch where teens will decoupage their very own comic book holder with recylced comic books! This...

Cricut Diecut Craft!

Teens 12-18 are invited to an interactive learning session to help you get started with the Cricut or Silhouette machines. The sessions will cover: Using the...

What Happened This Month? News Quiz for Kids

Join us on the first Monday of the month for a video quiz! See if you can answer five multiple choice questions about current events. Learn about good news,...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Light Street Writers Exchange

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
Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

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

6pm
Virtual Event

Monday, May 2