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Thursday, March 23

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...

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. ...

Senior citizen group.

Seniors meet bi-weekly for programs and events of interest in the community and city.

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...

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...

Job & Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easter Seals is available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Meet the Author: Grace Lin

Meet award-winning author Grace Lin to learn more about Once Upon A Book, our featured book for Imagination Celebration! Before Grace Lin was an...

Stashed and Forgotten Cinema Club

Join artist-in-residence SHAN Wallace for a few hours of watching films on VHS and DVD found in the libraries archives and stacks.

Adult Bingo

A fun way to discover your library! Join us for an afternoon of fun and prizes. This program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended. To...

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...

Book Discussion Group

Join us for a discussion of Kazuo Ishiguro's novel, Klara and the Sun. Here is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational...

STEM GEARS

Build a simple craft stick catapult and then use it to learn all about force, accuracy, precision, kinetic energy, gravity and angles.

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 CD Suncatchers

Enjoy that first spray of Spring sunshine with these DIY suncatchers, made from old CD-ROMs!

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...

Canton Crafternoon

Join Miss Lisa for an afternoon of arts and crafts.

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...

Teens and meditation

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

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...

Photo Book Meet-up

Come to the Fine Arts department where you can get an introduction to the library's photo book collection (most of which can be checked out) and meet other...

Stack of standing books with a pair of headphones over surrounding them.

Join Pratt Library as we host a series of virtual listening sessions and guided discussions to help communities learn, gain resources, and acquire skill in...

6pm
Virtual Event
Meet the Author: Grace Lin

Meet award-winning author Grace Lin to learn more about Once Upon A Book, our featured book for Imagination Celebration! Before Grace Lin was an...

Book Bites: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Join us as we discuss The Giver of Stars: A Novel" By Jojo Moyes. This program will take place simultaneously in person and via Google Meet. To request a...

Writers LIVE! Rachel Jamison Webster

Rachel Jamison Webster will look at the eleven generations that followed the acclaimed African American mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker. The...

Thursday, March 23