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Wednesday, November 8

Take & Make: Scratch Art Notebooks

The Walbrook Branch will be closed for HVAC repairs starting on October 28. Make your own colorful drawings in your rainbow scratch art notebook! This Take...

4th Grade Homeschool Class Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required - Learn the basic components of the computer - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use...

10am
Virtual Event
baby and parent playtime

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

Drop-in Job & Career Help

Need to write a resume, find educational opportunities and job training, or apply for a job online? Drop by to get assistance from a librarian.

Learn to Knit and Crochet

Interested in knitting and crocheting but don't know where to start? Make an appointment to get a one-on-one personalized session to get you started. By...

Sewing Machine Orientation

Learn to use a sewing machine at the Govans Branch! You can bring your own or learn on one of the sewing machines available. After the machine orientation,...

Tai Chi Class

Learn core principles for an effective Tai Chi practice, health, wellness, and self defense.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Beginning the week of April 15, Baby & Toddler Storytime will move to Thursdays at 10:15 AM. Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Creating Flyers in Microsoft Word 2019

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this workshop learners will design a flyer of publicationsa flier advertising an eventClass...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Family Storytime

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...

Family Storytime

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...

Family Storytime

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...

Gmail Basics

Participants will use: Google to create, edit folders,labels and contact listLearn to delete and move messages into foldersPractice sending professional...

Introduction to Computer Basics

In this 5-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PCSkill Builders’ WorkshopsIntroduction to Computers and WindowsIntroduction to the Internet...

Introduction to Keyboarding

Participants will: Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill setsApply skills learned to produce non-technical documentsLearn to identify and...

Music & Movement Storytime

This program is canceled until further notice. Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun...

Musical Storytelling

Join the Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra for a musical story and an introduction to the world of classical music.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

baby and parent playtime

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

Preschool Storytime

Beginning the week of April 15, Preschool Storytime will move to Thursdays at 11am. Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child...

STEAM Wednesdays

Each week, you will learn something new about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math while creating and experimenting with various materials....

Workforce Wednesday Career Clinics with MOED (Mayor's Office of Employment Development)

Need to refresh your resume, make a career change, or apply for a job online? Let us help! Drop-in assistance for job seekers.

5th Grade Home School Class Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required - Learn the basic components of the computer - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Line Dancing

Enjoy learning the newest line dance moves with Mr. Lamont that you can share at your next event!

6th Grade Homeschool Class Series

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required - Learn the basic components of the computer - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
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...

Introduction to Computer Basics

Introduction to Computer Basics, Wednesday, November 8, 2:00 PM In this 4-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’...

American Visionary Art Museum: Visionary Explorers

The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) and the Enoch Pratt Free Library are partnering to offer a series of FREE AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOPS at the Enoch Pratt...

Building Block Party

Join us for some free play and create your own amazing designs.

Park with trees featuring autumn colored leaves

The Washington Village Branch is closed until further notice for facility maintenance. Explore books about fall and create fall-themed arts & crafts!

Games at 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 at the Govans...

International Games Month Celebration

The Walbrook Branch will be closed for HVAC repairs starting on October 28. International Games Month brings community together to read, learn and...

Jewelry Making with Beadly Speaking

Join us as we learn how to make a variety of jewelry using beads, wire, glitter, paint, and all sorts of other fun supplies. Each session will focus on...

pokomon cards and ball

Embark on a Pokémon Quest at Your Library! Join us for an electrifying adventure as we kickstart our exciting Pokémon event designed exclusively for teens....

Project ENCORE ReCOUP Business Accelerator

Project ENCORE presents ReCOUP Business Accelerator, an 8 week entrepreneurship program for the formerly incarcerated. Participants will attend classes on...

Teen Writing Club

Release your inner poet! Join us for a fun, relaxing session of free writing. We'll look at different forms of poetry, explore writing styles, and give...

Building Block Party

Experiment and build tall skyscrapers or cute houses with our building blocks!

Chess with the Librarian

Do you want to show off your best moves against other chess players? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time and...

Crankie Contraptions

Tell an illustrated story with a screen-based machine! Assemble a folding frame, illustrate a story, and roll out the sequence or narrative on a paper scroll...

Family Storytime

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...

Guitar Repair Open Bench

Teens ages 12-19 are invited to join guitar designers Nick and James of Prophecy Instruments to learn about guitar repair and construction in the Teen Center...

One Book Baltimore: Memory Jars

Create a glowing memory jar to store a precious memory that is dear to your heart. Did any of the poems in Jacqueline Woodson's Before the Ever After remind...

chess game strategy

Test your skills in Chess with friends and family. All ages and experience welcome!

One Book Baltimore: Teen Poetry & Book Talk Session

Teens will discuss the One Book Baltimore book Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson and discuss "free verse poems" while free-styling their own...

Dungeons & Dragons at the Library

Ever read a story and wished you could be part of the action? Now’s your chance! Wield powers of ancient magic, turn your belief into power, wield a blade...

Introduction to Computer Basics

In this 4-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC Skill Builders’ Workshops Introduction to Computers and Windows Staying Safe Online....

Wednesday, November 8