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Saturday, March 11

3D Printing

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...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Dive into fun with ocean-themed gamesin the children's department of the Hampden Branch Library. We'll have a variety of board games, card games, and puzzles...

Community Collaborative Quilt

Calling all quilters! Would you like an opportunity to leave your mark on the Hamilton community with a collaborative quilt? Create a 12-inch square of any...

Design Your Own Bookmark

Throughout the month of March, visit the Hampden Branch and make your own bookmarks! Bring a little joy to assigned school reading by making a bookmark to...

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 in the Govans...

hands on a globe

This program is canceled as the Forest Park Branch will be closed for renovation beginning September 2, 2023. "Physics" is more than a heavy word, it is...

SAT Free Take-Away Study Kit

This free study kit is available for all high school students and other people applying to college. It includes a free practice book and an information pack...

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...

Scissors, colored pencils, glue, and a ruler on top of construction paper

The cup-and-ball game has entertained children and adults for over 700 years. You swing a ball attached to a piece of string into a cup. Over and over and...

Journal

Design a journal that's as unique as you are. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Southeast Anchor Library during the month of March on a first...

Take & Make: Glitter Fish Mosaic Craft Kit

Use self-adhesive foam pieces to make a tropical fish to use as a decoration. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch from March 1-25...

Take & Make: Herbal Bath Satchels

Make your own botanical satchel for a relaxing and soothing bath. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch during the month...

Fish in the middle of coral

Celebrate Read to Reef by creating your own mason jar aquarium! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Orleans Street Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Wind Chimes

Create your own wind chime! All needed materials will be provided. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch during the month of March...

Teen Tech Week 2023 Celebration Kit

In celebration of Teen Tech Week 2023, teens are invited to pick up Teen Tech Week Celebration kits, which include optical illusion bookmarks, wind-up robots...

Mary Had a Little Plan - Imagination Celebration 2024 book selection

Children in Grade 5 and under will search for rainforest creatures hidden inside the Govans Branch. Complete an "I Spy Rainforest" sheet to earn a prize. ...

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...

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...

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,...

Seeds 101 - Selection, Sowing, Harvesting, Saving, and Sharing

Learn the basics of growing plants from seed. Tips and tricks to make this a success in your garden. Our neighborhood seed saving and sharing collection...

Cover of Marple by Agatha Christie

Marple: Twelve New Mysteries by Agatha Christie

Sharon Olds--credit Brian Palmer/brianpalmer.photos

Join us online for a discussion of the poetry of Sharon Olds! We hope to discuss some of the following poems: “I Could Not Tell” “Station” “The Death of...

11am
Virtual Event
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...

Adult Craft: Decorative Birdhouses

Welcome, Spring! Use paint, decoupage, and trim to create spring-themed decorative wooden birdhouses. All materials supplied. Space is limited, please call...

Frederick Douglass in Ireland

After the publication of his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave in 1845, Frederick Douglass went to Ireland and...

Introduction to Alcohol Inks

This introduction to painting with alcohol inks is an adult program designed to explore the medium and its free form method. Several techniques and methods...

Lights of Baltimore (2020)

Lights of Baltimore illuminates the environment in which Freddie Gray died, documenting the prolonged impact of his death on Baltimore and the nation, while...

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...

Magnetic Slime Time

Have you ever wondered how slime works? Have you ever made slime that attracts magnets? Join us to learn how to make magnetic slime! Test the limits of a...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Join us in Walrbook as artist Vonette Robinson guides us through step by step to paint a personalized masterpiece! The theme for March will be Womens History...

Women’s History Month Movie: Harriet (2019)

The incredible true story of one of America's greatest heroes, Harriet Tubman - from her escape from slavery to the dangerous missions she led, setting free...

Can You Come Out And Play?

Danny Joe and his puppet pals from Danny Joe’s Tree House would like to meet you at the Hampden Branch on Saturday, March 11, 2023 for a play date. Learn...

Saturday, March 11