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Thursday, December 21

Call for Applications - 2025 Artist in Residence Proposals

We are thrilled to announce that the application process for the 2025 Artist in Residence (AIR) program is now open. The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in...

Take & Make: Pencil Case

The Walbrook Branch will be closed for HVAC repairs starting on October 28. Paint and decorate your own pencil case! This Take & Make will be available for...

 Drop-in Job Seeker Assistance

Members of the Maryland Department of Labor can help you refresh your resume, make a career change, or apply for a job online on Mondays and Thursdays.

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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....

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Please join us for an hour of easy-going watercolor painting. Whether you've worked with the medium in the past, or you're just getting started, all skill...

Make Candy Sushi

Let's make sushi! Roll over to the library and create sushi with candy instead of the traditional sushi ingredients.

Drawingnoons!

Visit the Herring Run Branch every Thursday afternoon to doodle, sketch, cartoon, and draw to your heart's content. Paper, pencils, and supplies will be...

Thursday Family Flicks: Home Alone

Relax afterschool and watch a family-friendly movie at the Govans Branch. A mischievous 8-year-old who's picked on by his older siblings and ignored by his...

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Pointillism is a painting technique in which dots of different colors blend to make a picture. Use the art of Pointillism to create a snowy winter scene.

Community Mending: Obangsaek & Kkojipgi (Pinching Technique) Hand-Stitching Workshop

Join Rosa Chang's free public workshop to create fall foliage-shaped organic patchworks using traditional Korean hand stitching, "Kkojipgi (꼬집기).“ Explore...

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 0-5. All abilities...

Jamercise with Ginger

Jamercise is an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance. Join us in person at the Cherry Hill Branch...

Drama & Dice Gaming

Ready your dice for a tabletop roleplaying game adventure in the vein of Dungeons & Dragons or try out a card or board game. Character sheets and dice...

New Year Vision Board Program Image

Cast your mind forward to 2024. What are your dreams and goals? Join us in creating a vision board to help manifest your aspirations.

Basic Watercolor Techniques

Join this easy, step-by-step program to learn basic watercolor techniques, and bring your artwork home the same day! Supplies and seats are limited, please...

Movie: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Klara is sent to a magical world via a key from her late mother. There she meets a soldier named Phillip who offers to help her retrieve her key, fight...

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