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Thursday, February 23

3D Printing at Govans

Design a 3D printed miniature at home and print it out at the Govans Branch! Ask a librarian to find out how to create your own models using TinkerCAD, a...

Bingo card with some spots marked

Stop by the Orleans Street Branch to pick up a BINGO card for Black History Month. Read a book about the person, place, or event to mark off a square. Get a...

Drawn picture of Billie Holiday

Test your knowledge of Black history as well as your sleuthing skills in a Black History Month fact find.

Celebrate Library Lover's Month!

Share what you love about the library! Add a heart shaped tag on our Library Lovers Tree at the Waverly Branch and receive a sweet treat!

DIY  Floral Bookmark

February is Library Lovers month. Show your love with a pressed flower bookmark. All supplies are included. Drop in to the Reisterstown Road Branch during...

Games @ 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 in the Govans...

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...

abacus with colored numbers and operations

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us every other month! Take & Make...

searching girl with magnifying glass

Learn more about important figures for Black History Month by completing this themed scavenger hunt at the Hampden Branch. Participants will receive a...

Soul of the Butterfly: Chicory Magazine & Baltimore's Black Arts Activism Exhibit

Can art be activism? Can a poem make a difference? In the 1960s, Black writers in Baltimore said, "yes" in the pages of Chicory, a poetry magazine published...

hands up volunteer get involved questions

Visit the Waverly branch to pick up a beaded bracelet kit and wear it proudly to show support of unity among your community! This Take & Make kit will be...

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...

Take & Make: Bright Heart Hedgehog Magnet

Celebrate happiness and love with this Bright Heart Hedgehog Magnet Take & Make. This kit includes all you need to create a cute, happy little heart covered...

Black chalk board with a chalk drawing of a lightbulb inside of an idea cloud.

Zoetropes are one of the earliest forms of animation. Using supplies provided, create your own unique zoetrope. This take & make kit will be available at...

Teen Craft: Bracelet Making!

Bring home and create different arts and crafts from the Govans Branch! This month, create bracelets from scratch using kits provided by the Govans...

collage of artwork representing Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass

In February, the Southeast Anchor Library will host "The Conductor and the Orator," an exhibit by Baltimore artist Ed Towles. The exhibit features a series...

A variety of craft supplies artfully arranged

Visit the Reisterstown Road Branch on select Thursdays to create a seasonal craft. The age range for this program is typically ages 5-12 years old. Please...

Valentine's Day Movie Night Kit

Borrow DVDs from the Waverly Branch and receive a kit filled with edible treats and Valentine's Day movie suggestions to enjoy a fun movie night at home....

Celebrate Black History Month

A swag bag with various items to celebrate Black History available from February 1 to February 28, 2023. Supplies are limited and available on a first come,...

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.

Six Magic Books from the Library of L. E. Grothaus

Visit the Waverly Branch in January and February to see a display of strange and magical books! Artist and writer, L. E. Grothaus presents an exhibition and...

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...

photograph of Diane Macklin. Diane is smiling and has her arms stretched out.

Join storyteller Diane Macklin for an interactive program that features stories for the audience to enjoy from around the world.

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...

Image of a stethoscope resting on a laptop keyboard.

In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Nursing, the Pratt Library will host nursing students, supervised by RNs, at Brooklyn Branch to...

Job & Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals is available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

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.

Workplace Readiness Workshop

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

a variety of craft supplies splayed out across a table

Layer scenes atop each other, put them together and the full story unfolds! For young makers aged 6-12, and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

George Crum and the Saratoga Chip

Learn some fun facts about the lives of African-American inventors who created some delicious inventions. Participants will try out some chips flavors and...

Person holding an illuminated tablet. Night-time cityscape in the background.

Using the eBook services Pratt Library offers is easier than ever! Learn how to navigate the digital collections and how to borrow e-materials to enjoy on...

Black History Trivia

Can you guess who these people in Black history are? Join us for trivia to test your knowledge.

One Book Baltimore: Furia Book Discussion

Can't get enough of our One Book Baltimore pick, Furia? Stop by the Hampden Branch to chat about the book with your friends.

OrchKids Cello Concert

Performers from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's OrchKids, a music program designed to create social change and nurture promising futures for youth in...

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...

teens having fun

Love anime? So do we! Join us while we watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize.

Workplace Readiness Workshop

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

Meet the Filmmaker! Cathy Cook

Filmmaker Cathy Cook will present her documentary about the late poet Lorine Niedecker (1903-1970). Taking cues from Niedecker’s work and the Wisconsin...

Wintertime Hygge: Cheering Luminaries and Scandinavian Comfort Food

The Waverly Branch invites adult and older youth patrons to join us for a relaxing evening designed to promote creativity and wellbeing. Participants will...

Book Discussion: Harlem Shuffle

Read and discuss Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead.

Thursday, February 23