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Thursday, May 18

 Exhibit: The Art and Preservation of Resistance: The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection

The Pratt Library's exhibit, The Art & Preservation of Protest, honors Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Artifact Collection and consists of hundreds of...

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...

Southeast Anchor Birthday Picture Scavenger Hunt

To celebrate Southeast Anchor's Birthday (5/14) we will have a week-long picture scavenger hunt to see how well you know Southeast Anchor.

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: 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...

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.

Create

Connect with nature lovers and creative souls and make beautiful crafts from objects found in nature.

Scrabble tiles spell out the word dream

The new year has begun, but it is never to late to think about and plan your goals for the near future. Come and spend the afternoon at the Patterson Park...

assorted lego blocks

Pop in to play with LEGO® at the library. Show off what you can make and hang out with other building fans.

board games

Join us for a fun-filled evening of family favorite board games.

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...

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...

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...

writing signing paperwork forms

Creative writing is not just an art form, it is a skill--and when you are trying to hone your craft, it doesn't have to be done alone! With this program,...

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...

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...

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...

Understanding Credit

Explore the reality and value of credit and how to use it to build personal wealth. You will learn how to examine credit scores, read and obtain credit...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Learn to make beautiful abtract art on a ceramic tile with alcohol ink. This program has limited spaces and registration is required, call 410-396-6098 to...

books stacked on library table

Let's get together and discuss the books we've been reading. Bring a friend!

6pm
Virtual Event
Hamilton Book Club: In Five Years

Let's gather and discuss In Five Years by Rebecca Serle. This discussion will take place both virtually and in person. Google Meet joining info Video call...

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
Mushroom Grow Kits with Baltispore

Want to grow your own food? How "mush" love do you have for mushrooms? Come learn how to grow your own mushrooms at the library with Baltispore! This class...

Pratt Free Market Community Input Session

Let your voices be heard! The Southeast Anchor Library is excited to bring the Pratt Free Market to the neighborhood. The Pratt Free Market is a limited...

Blokus

Board game fun for adults. Feel free to bring a game from your personal collection to share with and challenge the group.

American Sign Language 101

Interested in learning American Sign Language? Join the EFPL and the Hearing and Speech Agency of Baltimore for this 10 week course to learn the basics of...

Thursday, May 18