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Saturday, June 11

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...

DIY Pride Glasses

June is LGBTQ Pride month! Show your support by designing your own Pride sunglasses. The supplies will be available at the Southeast Anchor on a first...

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: 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: Bath Bombs

Stop by the Cherry Hill branch to get everything you need to make your own bath bomb. This take & make will be available at the Cherry Hill Branch from June...

Take & Make: Book Buddy Bookmark

Make a book buddy bookmark for Summer Break Baltimore! This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from June 1-30 on a first come, first...

teens having fun

Learn about the history of Black Music Month with a take & make that includes a reading list and your own music makers! This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Celebrate Postal Service Day!

To prepare for National Postal Service Day on July 1, teens will be provided kits, which will include blank postcards (with stamps already provided),...

Black jump rope with red highlights.

Rope jumping is an excellent cardiovascular exercise. However, traditional jump ropes may not be ideal for all people. Using materials provided, make a pair...

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...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Make a spiral galaxy pinwheel! This take & make kit will be available at the Roland Park Branch from June 1-30 on a first come, first served basis, while...

Take & Make: Garden Party

Celebrate summer by getting ready for a garden party. Make a paper flower lei, a garden gnome, and a colorful pinwheel. This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Jellyfish Suncatcher

Enjoy the summer sun and create a jellyfish suncatcher with hanging tendrils that blow in the wind. Study the weather while staying cool! This take & make...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

To celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, come grab one of our kits with information and materials to make beaded pride pins and celebrate who you are! This take &...

white hands cupped to hold compost soil

Have you ever been curious about how an old leaf becomes dirt? Try out composting in your home to learn more about the life cycle of soil. Each kit includes...

Take & Make: National Audiobook Month

Celebrate National Audiobook Month, with a YA audiobook and free headphones! This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch on a first come,...

Take & Make: Nature Walk

Go for a walk and see what you can find! You can do our scavenger hunt during the day or at night with the supplies included in this kit. This take & make...

Take & Make: Phys-kits

Why does a cardboard box make such a great guitar? Why does a water bottle make beautiful rocket? How can popsicle sticks make such good catapults? Answer:...

Take & Make: Pride Rainbows

Show your Pride with ribbon streamers and rainbow suncatchers. This kit is perfect for children ages 3 and up. Your kit will include supplies, information,...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Celebrate Pride month by designing your own Pride Sunglasses. While there will be supplies available in-house throughout June, this Take & Make contains all...

Take & Make: Rainbow Heart Suncatcher

Stop by the Cherry Hill Branch and pick up the supplies to create your own Rainbow Heart Suncatcher to celebrate Pride! This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Sand Art

Brighten up your day with these colorful sandy characters! Each kit comes with 2 cardboard shapes and 2 packets of sand. This take & make kit will be...

Take & Make: Star Wars Crafts

Create your own Yoda and BB-8 plate crafts. This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from June 1-30 on a first come, first served...

searching girl with magnifying glass

Measure the rainfall, make a tornado, and learn about barometric pressure---with a simple jar! This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch...

Take & Make: Weave Your Own Rainbow

Make a rainbow using yarn and a loom made from a paper plate. This easy children's project is a fun introduction to basic weaving techniques. This take &...

Take and Make: DIY Pride Flags

In celebration of Pride month, visit the Waverly branch to pick up a kit where teens will be provided materials to create their own pride flags to hang in...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Stop in the library for this month's box in support of Pride Month. This month's box contains resources, Pride Facts, recommended reading, a craft, snack,...

Treasures from the Vault: Babylon to Baltimore

Treasures from the Vault: Babylon to Baltimore is an exhibit highlighting objects that represent different ways information has been captured and conveyed...

book cover for The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald . The classic book for June.

4 handmade bookmarks using craft paper

Celebrate summer and the joy of reading with the 2022 summer reading program, Summer Break Baltimore. Drop in anytime in June, sign up for adult summer...

Take & Make: Acrylic Paint by Numbers

Come by Hamilton Branch in June and get an Acrylic Paint by Numbers kit. There are two different landscape canvas' you can choose from. Brushes, paint and...

Take & Make: Cross Stitch a Bookmark

Make your own personalized bookmark. This take & make kit will be available at the Govans Branch from June 6-11 on a first come, first served basis, while...

Cuples Tea House

June is National Iced Tea Month. Celebrate with a Take & Make tea tasting kit! Sample and savor sun-brewed teas you make at home. Teas provided by...

 Storytime for the Heart

Explore big feelings and quiet moments in this sensory storytime centered on exploring emotions and life events, family bonding, and connections between...

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...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Can You Come Out And Play?

This program has been canceled. Danny Joe and his puppet pals from Danny Joe’s Tree House would like to meet you at the Govans Branch on Saturday, June...

Eli Crafty Cat Blankets

June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat-Month. Come be crafty and create a no-sew, fleece blanket. Blankets will be donated to BARCS and given to adopted cats to take...

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Join us online for a discussion of poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins. We hope to discuss some of the following poems: "Moonrise" "God's Grandeur" "'As...

11am
Virtual Event
Collage and Conversation with SHAN Wallace, Baltimore Living Archives Artist-in-Residence

Here’s your chance to meet and greet SHAN Wallace, Baltimore Living Archives Artist, now in-residence at the Pratt Library! SHAN will be sharing and...

Financial Planning 101

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to identify and prioritize your financial goals, know how to use your existing skills to achieve those goals,...

movie poster for Boy Erased

The Truth Cannot Be Converted The son of a Baptist preacher unwillingly participates in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

A local artist will lead you step-by-step as you create your very own masterpiece. All paint supplies will be provided by the library. No children are allowed.

We Slay Book Club

We will read and discuss Black Girls Must Die Exhausted by Jayne Allen. This program will take place on Zoom. Login details are listed below. Tabitha...

2pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, June 11