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Saturday, December 9

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...

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,...

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...

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Have you started researching your house’s history and need hands-on help? Bring your questions to this in-person workshop. Get help with deed searching,...

Cover of book.

A Christmas Resolution by Anne Perry. A smitten woman is about to marry a dangerous man—unless Detective Hooper and his new wife, Celia, can prevent it—in...

Ornaments.  I took this photo personally.

Come create a festive wreath out of a wire frame and sparkly ornaments. All instructions and supplies are provided, but space is limited. Please call...

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

Person proffering microphone

Share your original poetry and hear poetry by your peers in a friendly and supportive space. Or join us as a listener! Be prepared to limit your reading to...

11am
Virtual Event
Photography: Making Art, Making a Living

Registration for this event is encouraged, but not required. Register here. Join photography professionals and enthusiasts for an engaging presentation and...

Save a Story! DIY Oral History Interviewing

Save a story of someone you love or a history you would love to know. Learn how to capture an oral history interview from start to finish, with hands-on...

Snowflake Mason Jar Craft

Create a beautiful winter themed tealight mason jar craft to make all your occassions warm and bright. Teens and Adults are welcome. All supplies are...

Model & Miniature Painting

It may be cold outside, but it's the perfect time to pick up a new craft or hobby. Come by the library to try your hand at painting miniature figures and...

Painting with Alcohol Inks

Explore free-flowing and vibrant alcohol inks to make one-of-a-kind artwork. Facilitated by local artist Esta Baker. All supplies are provided by the...

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...

Painting at Hamilton

An artist teaches adult to paint step by step! Our December theme will be "Happy Hoildays". Whats make the holidays special for you? Come create a...

Old man stretching

Do you want to help manage stress? Increase your energy and vitality? Increase your ability to relax? Then Qi Gong is great for you! Using focused...

Winterscape Luminary

Come join us at we turn mason jars into Winterscape Luminaries. This program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended. To register, please...

Saturday, December 9