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Thursday, May 4

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...

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.

Take & Make: Star Wars Crafts

Pick up a Star Wars themed Take & Make at Edmondson. May the Fourth be with you! This take & make kit will be available at the Edmondson Avenue Branch from...

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...

Let's Conduct an Experiment:  Build a Canal with Locks

Learn about canals and locks and help test our model canal lock system.

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.

Young girl holding maracas

Come celebrate the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo at Roland Park. Create your own maraca to show your appreciation for Mexican culture. All supplies will...

someone dressed up as Darth Vader uses the Force, extending his hand towards the camera

Swing past the Roland Park Branch teen department to celebrate Star Wars™ Day and bonus day, Revenge of the 5th! May the 4th be with you as you create a...

Graphic Novel Book Club

Join us for a different kind of book club! In May, we'll talk about I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina. In June, we'll talk about Girl on Fire by Alicia Keys....

May the 4th Be With You: Design a Droid

Join us for Star Wars Day! Design and decorate your own droid to take home.

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...

construction paper in a rainbow of colors

Use felt to make your own mini galactic space baby craft.

colored pencils creative art drawing

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

Anime Club

Pop into the Edmondson Avenue Branch for Anime Club! Talk about your favorite series, learn about Japanese culture, and join in a craft or activity.

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...

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,...

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
Sewing Crafts

Sewing lessons with a new project each month! Materials provided. Space is limited, preregistration is required: call 410-396-6098 to register.

Book Cover

Ev Paull, author of Stop The Road : Stories From The Trenches Of Baltimore's Road Wars, presents an up-close-and-personal account of Baltimore's 40-year...

image of author Dave Barry and the book jacket cover for his book "Swamp Story"

Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry will discuss his latest novel, a crime story that blends intrigue, humor, and a motley cast...

Thursday, May 4