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Thursday, March 16

SHAN Wallace 2023 Artist in Residence

Overview The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in Residence (AIR) program is an opportunity for the selected visual artist to work as an independent...

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...

Flower Paint-by-Number

Learn to paint like the masters! Paint your own flower art with this take-home craft kit. This paint-by-numbers project comes with everything you need 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: Glass Bead Crabs

Take home supplies and instructions to make little crabs out of glass beads and pipe cleaners

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...

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...

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.

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. ...

Baby Artsplay!

With Tiffanie Horner Join us for this 4 week program that supports caregivers in learning how to integrate singing, dancing, drama, and other multi-sensory...

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...

book covers of Stories from Suffragette City & The Hidden Life of Trees

Join us at Southeast Anchor as we share our thoughts and impressions about the monthly book choice. March's book: Stories From Suffragette City "From a...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, five topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop Introduction to Computers/Windows...

Moving History: African Drums

Experience another culture and its unique sounds with African Drums. Students will learn about the culture and history, particularly relating to Mansa Musa...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

An instructor will guide you step by step to create a masterpiece while you, the artist, relax and release your inner creativity! Use colors, glitter, and...

Walbrook Crochet Club

Learn and practice the art of crochet. Open to all skill levels. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

assorted lego blocks

Pop in to play with LEGO® at the library. Show off what you can make and hang out with other building fans.

Drawingnoons!

Do you like comics, cartoons, sketches and doodles? Then come spend an afternoon drawing at the Herring Run Branch. Also held virtually for those that can't...

3:30pm
Herring Run
Stream Available
Anime Club

This program is canceled as the Forest Park Branch will be closed for renovation beginning September 2, 2023. Love Anime? Join the Forest Park Anime Club...

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Come to the Children’s Department and play your favorite board or card game, or make a new favorite. Several types of games will be available, including...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 0-5. All abilities...

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...

YouthWorks Information Session

Are you a teen looking for a summer job? Join us for an information session about YouthWorks, presented by the Mayor's Office of Employment...

Teens and meditation

This mindfulness class incorporates gentle beginner yoga, breathwork and meditation techniques that can help you throughout your day.

Creative Workshopping: The Basics

Creative writing is not just an art form, it is a skill--and when you are trying to hone your craft, it doesn't have to be done alone! With this program,...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ WorkshopIntroduction to...

The Woman King- Pratt Catalog Photo

In the late eighteenth century, the Kingdom of Dahomey flourished as one of Africa's most powerful states. Yet as European merchants encroach, seeking riches...

book covers of Stories from Suffragette City & The Hidden Life of Trees

Join us at Southeast Anchor as we share our thoughts and impressions about the monthly book choice. March's book: Stories From Suffragette City "From a...

Book Club: Persepolis

Join us for book club! In celebration of Persian Heritage Month, we will discuss Persepolis, a graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi. This discussion will take...

books stacked on library table

Let's get together and discuss the books we've been reading. Bring a friend!

6pm
Virtual Event
DIY Crafts: Tile Coasters

Learn how to make decorative drink coasters using ceramic tiles. All materials provided, no registration required.

Alcohol Inks Tiles

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...

Throwback Thursday Movie Night

Join us to watch one of our favorite throwback films: Charlotte's Web

Writers LIVE! Chrissy King

Strength and fitness coach Chrissy King will challenge the diet and fitness industries that the author argues uphold Eurocentric beauty standards. The...

Thursday, March 16