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Monday, March 20

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...

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...

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...

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 & 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...

Gmail Basics

Participants will create a Gmail account. Learn to: compose, send and retrieve messagessend attachmentscreate, delete, and move messages into...

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 and Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019

A two part class: Learn to create, open, format, and save documentsLearn to use the spelling and grammar featuescreate bulleted and numbered lists,...

SeniorTec Series

In this five-week series, five topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) for SeniorsSkill Builders’ Workshop for SeniorsIntroduction to...

Playdate at the Library

Come in from the cold! Babies and toddlers are invited to join us for enriching playtime.

Crafting With Friends

Bring a craft, get those creative juices flowing, and meet new friends. Crafters of all skills and interest welcome.

Lunchtime Shut Up & Write

It is an empowering and rewarding experience to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

12pm
Virtual Event
Explore Japan for Shunbun no Hi (Vernal Equinox Day)

Learn about the celebration of the vernal equinox. Make a cherry blossom craft and experience other aspects of Japanese culture including trying your luck at...

Cairns for Spring

Join us for some rock painting and balancing on the day of the Equinox! First we will decorate our rocks with pictures or messages welcoming Spring and then...

Southeast Chess Club

Join us in our bi-monthly meet up to learn chess strategies and practice against other players. Players of all abilities and ages are welcome to play.

Zines & Collages

Make your own zine publication using the tools and resources available at the Pratt Library! Learn about the history and independent culture of zine-making,...

Created and designed by me Tracy Cotay

Defacing or altering magazine photographs can be a therapeutic and humorous exercise for teens, which does not require drawing or painting skills. Get...

Gaming Mondays

This program is canceled through November. Did you miss playing video games this weekend? Stop by the library on Mondays and play PS4 with your friends and...

Healing Circles by Healing Youth Alliance

Join us for a discussion with Healing Youth Alliance ambassadors. The ambassadors will cover a wide range of topics regarding social and emotional health,...

Drop-In Building Blocks

Come and create using LEGO® bricks, blocks, and other fun stackables.

Meet the Author! Carole Lindstrom & Steph Littlebird, My Powerful Hair

Carole Lindstrom, author of the New York Times bestseller and Caldecott Medal winner We Are Water Protectors, and debut illustrator Steph Littlebird will...

Movie Monday: The Woman King

Celebrate Women's History Month with a courageous film about fierce warrior women in one of Africa's most powerful kingdoms. In the late eighteenth century,...

board games

Come hang out, have a snack and play some board games! Join us every Monday in March from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This program is for tweens and teens ages 12-18.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Movie Night at the Library: Moana

Grab some snacks and sail the ocean with Moana! Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana convinces the mighty demigod Maui to join her mission, and he...

DIY Craft: Potted Felt Succulents

Stop by the Edmondson Avenue Branch to create and pot your very own felt succulent plant (green thumb not required)! This program has limited spaces and...

Radish plant in spring

What can you plant in early spring? Come in and find out!

Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand...

6pm
Virtual Event

Monday, March 20