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Thursday, May 11

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

Come play and chat for an hour of games and jigsaw puzzles every Thursday at 4:00p in May & June!

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...

Maryland Native Flower Scavenger Hunt

Find all the native Maryland flower pictures hidden in the children's area to win a prize. One prize per child, while supplies last.

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...

StoryWalk®: Once Upon A Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner

Follow your imagination with our outdoor StoryWalk® featuring Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner at the Southeast Anchor Branch Reading Garden....

Take & Make: Dragonfly Spoon Craft Kit

This fun craft kit allows kids to turn a plastic spoon into a lovely dragonfly. All supplies will be provided on a first come, first served basis, while...

Take & Make: Felt Flowers Bookmarks

Pick up supplies to make a bookmark flower out of felt and a craft stick. All supplies will be provided on a first come, first served basis, while supplies...

Take & Make: Pinless Pinwheels

Make this quick and easy pinwheel with your favorite adult! This Take & Make kit will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

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...

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...

Lunch & Learn: True Crime in the Stacks

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register for the event here. While true crime has long fascinated humanity, finding physical records on...

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Teen Art Club

The Hamilton Branch welcomes teens ages 13 to 17 to our brand new Teen Art Club! Join us for an hour of relaxing creativity where artists of all experience...

Walbrook Crochet Club

Learn and practice the art of crochet. Open to all skill levels. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Jump Rope Time

Get outside and get some exercise by jumping rope! Rain date: Tuesday, May 16 at 3:30pm

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...

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!

colored pencils creative art drawing

Join us every Thursday afternoon for a weekly rotation of children's craft activities.

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...

Graphics & Classics: Les Misérables

Read a classic work of literature or a graphic novel adaptation, then join us in our book club. This month, we'll find out how much a loaf of bread can cost...

Grow Your Money

Is your money working as hard are you do? Do you have an emergency fund? Are you ready for retirment? This life changing financial workshop will provide an...

Kindness Paint Event

Enjoy a relaxing paint event focused on Kindness and Positivity presented by Infinite Love Project. Supplies and refreshments will be provided. Due to...

Gmail Basics

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

Gmail Basics

Gmail Basics, Thursday, May 4, 2023, 5:30 PM Participants will create a Gmail account. Learn to: compose, send and retrieve messagessend attachmentscreate,...

Family Book Bingo Night

Join us for an evening of fun playing BINGO! Ages 5-Adult. Every win lets you pick a free book! Space is limited. Call to register 410-396-6098. Presented...

Painting with Alcohol Inks

Explore free-flowing and vibrant alcohol inks to make one-of-a-kind artwork. Facilitated by local artist Esta Baker. All supplies are provided by the...

book jacket of E. Evans Paull's "Stop the Road"

Baltimore-based author E. Evans Paull will provide an up-close-and-personal account of Baltimore's epic 40-year battle over expressway plans. Meet the unsung...

Meet the Author: E. Evans Paull

Baltimore-based author E. Evans Paull will discuss his book Stop the Road: Stories from the Trenches of Baltimore's Road Wars, an up-close-and-personal...

Thursday, May 11