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Wednesday, March 29

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...

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...

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: 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

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

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...

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 Northwood Branch on Wednesday, March 29 at 10:30am for a play date....

Creating Brochures, Programs and Flyers in Microsoft Word 2019

A two part class: Create a flyer and brochure advertisiting an event or program Outline date, times, and details of an 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...

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
Imagination Celebration: Bunny Mask

We will be reading Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner. Then we will create our own bunny mask.

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...

Music & Movement Storytime

Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun activities to get kids (and adults) up and moving!...

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...

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

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....

Mr. Jon and his pal George the Monkey

Join multiple Parents' Choice Award winner Mr. Jon for a concert for the whole family! This musical comedy show will have everyone dancing and laughing...

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...

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.

Once Upon a Window Collage

Join us for a read-aloud of Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner and help create a window collage inspired by the story.

Tween Movie Club: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

After a bite from a radioactive spider, Miles Morales becomes the one and only Spider-Man. When a dimensional gateway opens up, Miles soon realizes he isn't...

Celebrate International Mermaid Day

Imagine yourself under the sea. Make a mermaid craft.

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...

Imagination Celebration: Family Movie Night: Encanto

Deep in the Colombian mountains, the Madrigal family possesses an extraordinary secret. Each member of the family is able to perform magic. Yet at the heart...

Wednesday, March 29