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Saturday, May 21

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: 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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

Take & Make: Mathema-kits

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...

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...

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...

Take & Make: DIY Adult Coloring

May is National Mental Health Month! Engage in coloring over 30 pages that will provide hours of stress relief and relaxation of the mind. This take & make...

Take & Make: Design a Keychain in Tinkercad

Create your own keychain using Tinkercad, an online 3D modeling program that runs in a web browser. Email (gvn@prattlibrary.org) your design to be printed at...

Take & Make: Henna Coloring Book Kit

Stop by Waverly Branch and pick up a kit containing henna inspired coloring book to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This kit...

Friends of the Light Street Branch

Monthly meeting of the Friends. Please attend and be a Friend! All newcomers welcome.

cover of The Thursday Murder Club

Join us online for a discussion of The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. "In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the...

11am
Virtual Event
Save a Story! DIY Oral History Interviewing

Save a Story! Do-It-Yourself Oral History Interviewing trains everyone to take an oral history--from start to finish. From how to plan an interview to how to...

11am
Virtual Event
Steamships and Shadows: A Multigenerational Mystery

In this hybrid (in-person + virtual) program for teens age 12-18 and (optionally) their parents or caregivers, we will use Ancestry.com to investigate a...

Teen Creation Station: Project Corner

The Pratt Creation station is excited to open the makerspace to teens to inspire you to think big and practice your craft. The makerspace features Juki heavy...

black and white photo of hands typing

Whether building a new business or growing a current one, a business plan will help you strategically plan the direction of your business (and make you ready...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome. This indoor program...

Movie: A Journal for Jordan

A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of...

Various craft supplies, including construction paper, scissors, a bottle of white glue, colored pencils, and a wooden ruler

Join other crafters to work on projects, share ideas and techniques, and learn from other crafters. All skill levels are welcome from beginners to experts.

Round ball of soil and seeds.

Make seed balls, learn about native plants, and take home a craft kit. This program is perfect for children in developmental ages 2-12 with assistance...

a bee gathers pollen from a pink flower

This program has been postponed. Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society and participate in hands-on experiments...

Round ball of soil and seeds.

Make seed balls, learn about native plants, and take home a craft kit. This program is perfect for children in developmental ages 2-12 with assistance...

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...

Saturday, May 21