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Saturday, May 20

 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...

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.

Youth Theater & Spoken Word Performance

Presented by Tengella Edutainment. Join Baltimore City educator Koli Tengella and students from Mt. Royal Elementary/Middle School as they share their...

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...

Bilingual Spanish/English Family Storytime

Join the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate OLE Latinx Student Group for bilingual stories, movement, songs, and other fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh,...

Community Reads: Hair Love

Join us as we read "Hair Love" by Matthew Cherry. Community Reads is a non-profit founded to teach kids in grades K-2 about diversity through literature....

Two children reading books in the library

Join us for a day of cozy reading and snacking! Read on your own or have a librarian read with you. Every reader will get a snack to munch on as well.

Friends of the Light Street Branch

Monthly meeting of the Friends. Please attend and be a Friend! All newcomers welcome to show your support of your local library.

Introduction to Beekeeping in Baltimore

Curious about how bees help our urban gardens and ecosystems? Ever wondered how to start or keep your own beehive? Join the Enoch Pratt Free Library in the...

Live Music:  Karter Jaymes & Friends

Karter Jaymes was born and raised in Baltimore and is the former drummer for the legendary Teddy Pendergrass. He is now an acoustic singer-songwriter whose...

part of cover of The Island of Missing Trees

Join us for a discussion of The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak. This program has a hybrid format. Participate either in person or on Zoom. "Two...

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.

Hip Hop Jam Sessions with Truth to Power

Learn about music production, audio engineering, and find a supportive space for creative expression and songwriting! All for FREE! Sessions will be in the...

a mix of dice and colorful game pawns spread out on a table

Join us every other Saturday in May and June for game days! Tabletop and card games will be available to play.

Family Doing Yoga

Is your family feeling stressed? Is your family in need of some quality time? Join Us for Family Yoga at the Pratt! Yoga is for any and everybody. It is...

Knot Just Knitting

Bring your project to our yarn-craft circle to get tips and ideas, or just come to hang out with other crafters. Meets every first and third Saturday, and...

Scissors, old key, old letter

Bring your own photographs, poetry, collages, and more, and journal with us at the library! Share your stories as you scrapbook and journal as a community....

film poster for Shaolin Soccer

Kick some grass!A Shaolin Kung Fu expert unites with a washed up soccer star to build the ultimate team, combining sportsmanship with martial...

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...

Shang-Chi Pratt Catalog image

Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings" stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who is drawn into the web of the mysterious organization, the Ten...

Devotion 2022 film

American Navy fighter pilots Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown worked together during the Korean War to protect their country. Brown, who became...

Saturday Matinee Movie Series

Join us for an afternoon revisiting classic books that have been made into movies. If you'd like to read the book before the viewing we will be showing: To...

Saturday, May 20