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Location Closure Due to lack of air conditioning, the Herring Run Branch is closed until further notice and the Northwood Branch is closed on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2.

Holiday Closing All Pratt Library locations will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Events

Tuesday, June 14

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: 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 Juneteenth!

Celebrate the first anniversary of Juneteenth becoming a national holiday with this take and make kit! This take & make kit will be available at the Waverly...

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...

Take & Make: Firefly Water Bottles

It's summertime! Make a glowing firefly and learn more about these insects. This take & make kit will be available at the Reisterstown Road Branch from June...

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: Inclined Planes

Explore inclined planes! This kit includes two different ramps, two things to roll, and ideas to get you started (includes small pieces, not for children...

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...

Take & Make: Summer Journal

Decorate your own journal for summer writing, drawing and reflecting. This take & make kit will be available at the Light Street Branch from June 13-18 on...

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...

1st Grade Homeschool Class Session

Classes for homeschooled students. Learn the basic components of the computer and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive programs and...

10am
Virtual Event
Libraries are for Everyone Pride art by Rebecca McCorkindale

Create your own custom, pin-back button with your pronouns, Pride flag, EPFL Pride logo, or any other way you'd like to celebrate yourself.

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: Pressed Flower Bookmark

Create a beautiful pressed flower bookmark with fresh flowers. Kits will be available at the Govans Branch on a first come, first served basis! While...

Take & Make: Pride Bracelets

It's LGBT Pride Month! Show your pride with our rainbow-themed friendship bracelets. Wear them yourself or gift them to a friend to show your support! This...

Introduction to Google Drive

6 topics will be discussed in this 6-week series, 6 topics will be discussed: Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets, Google Slides and...

10:30am
Virtual Event
SeniorTec

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...

searching girl with magnifying glass

Each week, experiment with different materials and learn about liquids and solids, chemical reactions, light, and fossil formation. For children ages...

Homeschool Class Sessions: 2nd & 3rd Grades

Classes for home schooled students in 2nd and 3rd grades. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

11:15am
Virtual Event
Lawyer in the Library

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a couple of hours at the Central Library providing brief,...

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
Homeschool Class Sessions: 4th & 5th Grades

Classes for home schooled students in 4th and 5th grades. Learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

1:15pm
Virtual Event
CANCELLED Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics, Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 2:00PM Tuesdays (2:00 - 4:00 pm) In this six-week series, five topics...

computer keyboard hands

This class will review all the basic functions needed prior to taking Advance Excel. So whether you want to learn Excel or just refresh what you learned...

2pm
Virtual Event
A person typing on a keyboard

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 – Part 1 and 2, and...

Manga Drawing Lessons - Weekly!

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters step-by-step in weekly sessions! Build up a binder of your best drawings and be a real artist! Supplies for the...

3:30pm
Govans
Stream Available
searching girl with magnifying glass

Each week, experiment with different materials and learn about liquids and solids, chemical reactions, light, and fossil formation. For children ages...

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For ages 2-5 with an adult. All abilities welcome....

Remote Control Fun Day

Know a teen that wants to be a pilot? Escape from the stresses of the week with a remote control fun day! Join the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch and friends to...

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...

Tuesday, June 14