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Wednesday, December 6

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...

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

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

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. 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 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...

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...

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

Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun activities to get kids (and adults) up and moving!...

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.

Staying Safe Online

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this session, students will learn online safety shopping tipsCommon internet threats, and...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Workplace Readiness Series

In this 4-part series, 2 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to Excel 2019 – Part 1 and 2. Class...

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2Introduction to PowerPoint 2019 – Part 1 and 2Introduction to...

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

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....

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...

STEM STEAM gears

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

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...

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...

writing signing paperwork forms

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

humananatomy

Join us at Orleans Library for an eye-opening and informative teen program that delves deep into the effects of smoking on your body, the environment, and...

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...

Anime Club

Join us for the Cherry Hill Branch's Anime Club! We'll watch your favorite anime movies and TV shows, and make crafts inspired by them.

STEM STEAM gears

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

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...

idea chalkboard thinking

Two projects in one! Move a magnetic dot through a reconfigurable maze; build ramps and pathways to make a ball roll to its goal. You can even connect your...

chess game strategy

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

Introduction to Google Workspace

Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account.Learn to use Google’s online word processor, which allows you to create and format documents and...

Reginald Williams: "A Marginalized Voice"

Author and behavioral specialist Reginald Williams will offer his thoughts on how to best support the emotional needs of young Black men. About the Author:...

Wednesday, December 6