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Saturday, January 21

2023 Teen Writing Contest

The Enoch Pratt Free Library invites high school students between the ages of 14 and 19 to participate in a writing contest. Prompt: Write an essay or poem...

3D Printing at Govans

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

Games @ Govans

Start a D&D or TTRPG adventure, play your favorite games, or make a new favorite with a wide selection of board, dice, and card games available in the Govans...

Harriet Tubman: The Life & Legacy of a 19th-Century Freedom Fighter

2022 marks the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth in Dorchester County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Explore Tubman’s daring exploits on the...

writing signing paperwork forms

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us each month! Can't make it to...

Snowflake cutout

Share your New Year's resolution and goals for 2023 by writing them onto snowflake ornaments and hanging them onto our New Year's Resolution tree at the...

New Year, New You Kit

Need a little help keeping or making a new year’s resolution? Borrow a self-help book and get a kit from the Waverly Branch to get you started. This kit...

Young girl smiles as she holds a magnifying glass to her eye and looks through.

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch to participate in themed scavenger hunts and win a prize!

Take & Make: Art Explorers- Collage

Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators make their art? Explore the art style of Lois Ehlert and Christian Robinson and how they use the collage...

Take & Make: Art Explorers- Collage

Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators make their art? Explore the art style of Lois Ehlert and Christian Robinson and how they use the collage...

Take & Make: Art Explorers- Collage

Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators make their art? Explore the art style of Lois Ehlert and Christian Robinson and how they use the collage...

Take & Make: Art Explorers- Collage

Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators make their art? Explore the art style of Lois Ehlert and Christian Robinson and how they use the collage...

Take & Make: Art Explorers- Collage

Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators make their art? Explore the art style of Lois Ehlert and Christian Robinson and how they use the collage...

Take & Make: Art Explorers- Collage

Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators make their art? Explore the art style of Lois Ehlert and Christian Robinson and how they use the collage...

Take & Make: Art Explorers- Collage

Have you ever wondered how picture book illustrators make their art? Explore the art style of Lois Ehlert and Christian Robinson and how they use the collage...

Calendar

Set the new year off by creating your own calendar, exactly how you want it! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch during the month...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Beat the winter blues with this decorative snowman. All materials are included to complete this project. This Take & Make kit will be available at the...

Take & Make: Simple Shape Penguins

Celebrate National Penguin Day, Jan 20, all month long with this cute penguin Take & Make. This kit includes all you need to create a cute, happy little...

Eight balls of yarn of various colors sitting in a wicker basket.

Using supplies provided, weave your own unique potholder. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch during the month of January on a...

Teen Craft: New Year's Fireworks Painting

Bring home and create different arts and crafts from the Govans Branch! This month, celebrate this New Year by creating wax reisist firework...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Make a colorful bowl using only 3 items. This kit provides all supplies needed. Kits available from January 3-January 31, 2023 while supplies last. Supplies...

Take & Make: Chinese New Year Dragon Wooden Spoon Craft Kit

Kids will have a great time learning about the legend of the Chinese dragon and then creating their own using the included materials to create a Chinese...

baby and parent playtime

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

Genealogy Circle Meeting: Researching Your Family History Using the Enoch Pratt Free Library/Maryland State Library Resource Center

Come find out how the Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center's collection and resources can help you research your ancestors. Topics will...

10:30am
Central Library
Stream Available
health fitness active

Dance your way to fitness in these free adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short dance and aerobic exercise routines performed to popular...

Book cover, Furia

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez, WombWork, a local nonprofit, will work with local teens to analyze the text...

cover of A Memory Called Empire

Join us for a discussion of A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine. This program has a hybrid format. Participate either in person or on Zoom. "Ambassador...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

microphone

Learn about music production, audio engineering, and find a supportive space for creative expression and songwriting! All for FREE! Sessions will be in the...

Opera on the Avenue Performance

Join Opera Baltimore for a performance and presentation inspired by African-American opera singer Anne Wiggins Brown, the first Bess in Gershwin’s iconic...

Polymer Clay Jewelry Craft

Children and teens are invited to make either their own necklace or keychain using polymer clay. Polymer clay is a type of clay that hardens when baked in...

Popsicle Stick Sleigh

Participants will create their very own winter popsicle stick sleigh craft. They'll also be able to add their own photo to the sleigh.

A mug with a design of rainbow hands making a heart shape

Come hang out and socialize with fellow LGBTQIA+ teens in a welcoming environment with free snacks, tea, and coffee!

film poster for the movie Selma

The marches from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery to secure voting rights for black Americans are depicted in this docudrama set during the U.S. Civil Rights...

Free Weekly Public Tours of the Library

Discover the services the Enoch Pratt Free Library has to offer with a free tour. Take a peek behind the scenes and at the library's collections, and learn a...

Movie: Ant-Man and the Wasp

After the events of the Avengers' Civil War, Scott Lang is still struggling with his responsibilities as a superhero, when Dr. Hank Pym recruits him for...

Movie: Beast (2022)

This thriller centers on Dr. Nate Samuels and his two teenage daughters. When the family visits South Africa, they tour the savanna with his old friend and...

One Book Baltimore: Vinyl-Cut Pennant

In honor of One Book Baltimore selection Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez, teens age 12 to 18 can come in and create their own custom sports pennant using a...

Saturday, January 21