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Saturday, February 25

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...

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,...

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...

Rare and Curious Books from the Enoch Pratt Free Library

Visit the Poe Room at the Central Library to view more rare books spanning five centuries that are housed in the Special Collections Department. Following...

Walk-In Tutoring

Free drop-in tutoring service for grades Kindergarten through 12 in all subjects provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student...

Bilingual Spanish/English Family Storytime

Join the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate OLE Latinx Student Group for bilingual stories, movement, songs, and other fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh,...

In Stitches Club

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, needlepoint---or have another favorite craft---bring your work in progress to join us for a morning of crafting,...

India Epps Book Cover

India Epps shares the story of the murder of her 22 year old son, Tionne Jones, a Baltimore rap artist. During her grieving process, Epps has hosted peaceful...

Loving film poster

Biopic about Virginian interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving, whose arrest in 1958 for violating the state's miscegenation laws eventually led to a...

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.

Hip Hop Jam Sessions with Truth to Power

Learn about music production, audio engineering, and find a supportive space for creative expression and songwriting! All for FREE! Sessions will be in the...

Upcycle! Book Page Wreaths

Turn trash into treasure as we use old book pages to create home decor.

Book Club

Join us at the Edmondson Avenue Branch for our monthly book club! The discussions are member-led and accompanied with light refreshments. Please note: There...

Crafty Maps

Create something fabulous using recycled maps. Materials will be provided for you. Jan. 14: Mini Framed MagnetsJan. 26: Decoupage CoastersFeb. 9: Paper...

Drawing Workshop

Join artist-in-residence SHAN Wallace and artist Sydney Vernon for a one-day participatory drawing workshop at the Enoch Pratt Free Library's Central...

Loving film poster

Biopic about Virginian interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving, whose arrest in 1958 for violating the state's miscegenation laws eventually led to a...

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...

Movie: Summer of Soul

This music documentary explores and reclaims the legacy of the six-week 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. It features unpublished footage of performances by...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Learn how to paint step-by-step in this artist-led workshop.

Saturday, February 25