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Thursday, August 18

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...

Debate Board

Ms. Jackie wants to hear from YOU! Each week a new topic will be posted on the Debate board in the Teen Department. Tell us if you agree or disagree and why....

Games @ Govans

Play your favorite games or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice and card games available in the Govans branch!

Soul of the Butterfly: Chicory Magazine & Baltimore's Black Arts Activism Exhibit

Can art be activism? Can a poem make a difference? In the 1960s, Black writers in Baltimore said, "yes" in the pages of Chicory, a poetry magazine published...

Take & Make: Alien Finger Puppets

Create your own alien finger puppets! This take & make kit will be available at the Patterson Park Branch from August 8-19 on a first come, first served...

searching girl with magnifying glass

The world is full of hidden treasures, so grab a binoculars kit and do some exploring. Let us know what your favorite find was! Adult supervision is...

Take & Make: Choose Your Own Adventure Crafting

Choose one of several craft projects to complete at home, or ask for a custom combination of supplies to create your own design. Available...

DIY fossils

Celebrate Dinosaur Day all month long with this fossil making kit! Combine flour, salt and water to create your very own cast, then press items like leaves,...

Take & Make: Host a Family Game Night

Looking for some at-home fun? Host a game night for your family! This take & make includes a game you can create yourself, instructions for other fun group...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Collect natural wonders to put into a collage, and record your findings in your very own nature diary. This kit is perfect for children ages 3 and up. Your...

Take & Make: Phys-kits

Physics is more than a heavy word, it is the way we interact with the world. Luckily, the world is full of wonder for us to explore! Join us as we experiment...

Take & Make: Printmaking Kit

Explore a variety of ways to make art using everyday materials in some unusual ways. This take & make kit will be available at the Canton Branch from August...

Teen Crafts: Bullet Journal

Bring home and create different arts and crafts from the Govans Branch! While supplies last, first-come, first served. See librarian for details.

Teen Raid Box: Destination Baltimore

Need some trip ideas for the summer? This month's raid box features stay-catation ideas for the Baltimore area. Select from the Art, Adventure or Food...

Together We Are One!

Stop by and join in the fun as we celebrate our diverse heritage! Place sticky notes on the world map to show where your family is from, create your own...

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...

computer keyboard hands

A specialist from Easter Seals is available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Sticker board

Participate in a community-building collaboration. Work together placing stickers on a poster board to reveal a creative masterpiece.

Rambling Readers

Join a novel walking book club that covers more than novels! Come as we share whatever book we are reading or listening to lately to share passions,...

collection of board games

Unplug and enjoy some retro card and board games every Thursday.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

story time, librarian and children

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. A craft will follow storytime. For families with...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

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...

story time, librarian and children

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

tech mobile tablet apps

Are you a tween interested in anything STEM-related? The Pratt was one of approximately 15 library systems nationwide selected by the Urban Libraries Council...

Stories & Art

Stories & Art is canceled on Thursday, July 7. Stories, movement, and our most fun activities! A craft will be included.

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...

Sailboat Racing

Can you turn a piece of paper into a lean, mean, speedy machine? Create your own paper boats using different materials and test them out on the open sea!...

A variety of craft supplies artfully arranged

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch on select Thursdays to create a seasonal craft. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Introduction to Google Drive Series

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

Death on the Nile 2022

While vacationing in Egypt, detective Hercule Poirot finds himself in the thick of a love triangle that goes awry. However, when a wealthy young woman winds...

books stacked on library table

Let's get together and discuss the books we've been reading. Bring a friend!

6pm
Stream Available
Book Bites: Blood Grove

Join us as we discuss Blood Grove by acclaimed mystery author, Walter Mosley. To register and/or request a copy of the book, please call Washington Village...

Thursday, August 18