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Thursday, March 9

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...

Teen Tech Week 2023 Celebration Kit

In celebration of Teen Tech Week 2023, teens are invited to pick up Teen Tech Week Celebration kits, which include optical illusion bookmarks, wind-up robots...

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...

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...

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.

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.

Lunch & Learn: A Taste of Maryland & The Great Recipe Hunt

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register for the event here. Join food historian Joyce White to learn about The Great Maryland Recipe...

1pm
Virtual Event
Gmail Basics

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

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...

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
Movie Night at the Library: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Come celebrate National Meatball Day by watching the movies Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 1 and 2! When hard times hit Swallow Falls, its townspeople...

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...

two young Black children playing chess

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

A book with several pages flipped open, showing the text printed on them

Read a classic work of literature or a graphic novel adaptation, then join us in our book club! This month, we're discussing short stories by Edgar Allan...

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...

green lawn and trees at Druid Hill Park

William Patterson donated five acres of land in 1827 for Baltimore’s first public park and from there the city has created a first-class network of parks...

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...

Rob Lee & The Truth in This Art present "Summer of Soul"

Attention all movie lovers and fans of "The Truth In This Art" podcast (www.thetruthinthisart.com)! Host Rob Lee is thrilled to partner with Pratt Library...

Family Book Bingo Night

Join us for an evening of fun playing BINGO! Ages 5-Adult. Every win lets you pick a free book! Presented in partnership with Tomorrow's Promise...

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
Pride and Protest Book Cover

A woman goes head-to-head with the CEO of a corporation threatening to destroy her neighborhood in this fresh and modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice by...

Thursday, March 9