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Wednesday, March 22

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...

4th Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

10am
Virtual Event
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

Beginning the week of April 15, Baby & Toddler Storytime will move to Thursdays at 10:15 AM. Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Google Apps Basics - Virtual

In this 3-part series, three topics will be discussed: Gmail Basics: send/receive email messages. Learn to attach documents. Google Calendar: learn to...

10:30am
Virtual Event
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 Office 2019 and Computer Basics

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

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,...

Move!

With the Maryland Zoo! Hop, slither, fly, let’s move like animals! Meet three of the Zoo’s Animal Ambassadors to discover how they move, too!

Music & Movement Storytime

Family Storytime will resume the week of July 29. Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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.

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...

Family Storytime

Join us for stories, movement, songs, and more fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For ages 2-5. All abilities welcome.

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 the Waverly Branch to...

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 an RN, at Southeast Anchor...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Preschool Storytime

Beginning the week of April 15, Preschool Storytime will move to Thursdays at 11am. Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child...

5th Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

11:30am
Virtual Event
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...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Crafting With Friends

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

Line Dancing

Enjoy learning the newest line dance moves with Mr. Lamont that you can share at your next event!

6th Grade Homeschool 2023 Series

- Learn the basic components of the computer. - Develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. - Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language,...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
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...

Person touching the screen of an electronic tablet.

Using Hoopla is easier than ever. Hoopla offers ebooks, music, films, shows, and comics. Learn how to navigate the digital collections, and how to borrow...

Workforce Wednesday Career Clinics

Need to refresh your resume, make a career change, or apply for a job online? Let us help! Drop-in assistance for job seekers.

art child painting

Make everyday feel like a visit to the aquarium by making your own ocean diorama! All supplies will be provided for you to make paper friends and a new home...

DIY Tabletop Basketball Game

March Madness is fast approaching! Pop into the Roland Park Branch to make your own tabletop basketball game.

Experimental Video Game Club

This program has been canceled. Tweens and teens are invited to play an alternative video game that you might not hear about in the mainstream. The game...

TikTok O'Clock

*This program has been canceled until further notice. Get creative and express yourself while creating content in our meeting room!

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...

After High School: Mapping Out a Life of Success

Join award-winning speaker and author Linnita Hosten for a two-part workshop on life after high school for teens.

Art Tings

Twice a month during March and April, teens will join artist-in-residence SHAN Wallace in her studio to learn and sharpen their photography skills, lighting...

Caribbean Lit Book Club

Read and discuss Unburnable by Marie-Elena John. Summary: Haunted by scandal and secrets, Lillian Baptiste fled Dominica when she was fourteen after...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Writers LIVE! Theresa Runstedtler

African American history professor Theresa Runstedtler will provide a history of the National Basketball Association in the 1970s. That era of professional...

Wednesday, March 22