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Tuesday, June 7

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

Please note: this in person program has been switched to a take &make. Create a nature print with sun-sensitive paper and a variety of natural items. ...

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
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...

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...

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...

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
A person typing on a keyboard

In this six-week series, five topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

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 Pennsylvania Avenue branch providing...

hands on an old typewriter

Due to the Pratt Library's early closure on December 15th, the session scheduled for December 15th has been canceled. PLEASE NOTE: AS OF SEPTEMBER 6 THIS...

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...

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...

computer keyboard hands

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...

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...

3D Straw Structures

Build a colorful Geodesic structure using straws and pipe cleaners-- an engineering masterpiece! Create it while supplies last!

STEM STEAM gears

Learn basic physics concepts when you make and launch your own balloon powered rocket. Allergy alert! This program includes the use of latex balloons. This...

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...

Van Gogh Paint Afternoon

Learn about the famous artist and paint your own masterpiece. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended. To register, call...

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....

 Workplace Readiness Series

Workplace Readiness Series, May 3 class has been cancelled In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and...

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 7