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Thursday, January 5

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Pratt's Winter Windows

Celebrate the holiday season with us! Starting December 1, we're unveiling our annual Winter Windows, a series of festive and joyful installations in our...

I Have a Dream book cover

Use the library's online resources to do a scavenger hunt on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Share your answers in-person with the librarians at Waverly Branch...

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...

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...

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.

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
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...

STEM STEAM gears

Students are invited to participate in this FREE afterschool workshop to learn a unique take on science, technology, engineering, and math concepts,...

Creative Alliance's Artesanas: Corn Husk Art

In honor of the 2022 One Book Baltimore selection, Furia, join Creative Alliance's Artesanas to celebrate Latinx culture! Corn is a staple food and common...

Family Movie: The Muppets

Join us at the Hampden Branch for an after-school screening of The Muppets (2011) directed by James Bobin and starring Amy Adams and Jason Segal. Bring...

Craft supplies

Create your own baskets, bags, quilts, or easy wall decorations with paper! Young makers aged 6-12 & their grown-ups. All abilities welcome!

Jamercise with Ginger

Due to the Pratt Library's early closure on December 15, the Jamercise with Ginger program scheduled for December 15 is canceled. Jamercise is an exercise...

Person coloring a flower-themed coloring page with a yellow color pencil.

Coloring is recognized as a mindful and relaxing activity. Enjoy some relaxing coloring time to help reset after the busy holiday season. All supplies will...

Thursday, January 5