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Thursday, June 15

 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...

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...

Open Enrollment - English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes / Inscripción Abierta- Clases de Inglés Como Segundo Idioma (ESL)

Interested in learning English but do not know where to start? Join the Enoch Pratt Free Library and Baltimore City Community College to enroll in FREE...

Rainbow Ice Cream Scavenger Hunt

Find each flavor of ice cream cone hidden in the children's area to create a rainbow and 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...

Summer Break Baltimore logo with sun, sunglasses, waves, and flying books

Celebrate all the wonderful things about you with our outdoor StoryWalk® featuring Wonderful You from the World of Eric Carle at the Canton Branch. The...

Take & Make: Jellyfish Suncatchers

Pick up supplies to make a jellyfish suncatcher at home. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Patterson Park Branch on a first come, first served...

Take & Make: Layered Rainbow Heart Ornament Craft Kit

Use self-adhesive foam pieces to create heart ornaments that are full of color. This Take & Make kit will be available at the Waverly Branch during the...

Take & Make: Paper Plate Rainbow Windcatchers

Create a paper plate rainbow windcatcher with your favorite adult! This Take & Make will be available for the month of June or until supplies last.

A ball of pink yarn, a metal yarn needle, a plastic canvas square, and a pair of scissors with a red handle.

Create unique and colorful coasters using a plastic canvas and yarn. This take & make kit will be available at the Forest Park Branch during the month of...

Take & Make: Pride Bracelets

Stop by the Orleans Street Branch to pick up your take & make kit including materials to make a Pride bracelet in honor of Pride month. This Take & Make...

Splotches of colors

Celebrate the sunshine streaming in through your windows with this beautiful tissue paper stained glass craft. This Take & Make kit will be available at the...

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.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Magnificent Marble Mazes

Make a maze out of cardboard boxes and straws and see if you can guide a marble through your design! These fun mazes can be played with over and over again....

board games

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

No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag

Upcycle your old t-shirt. A limited number of t-shirts will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring an old t-shirt they wish to...

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...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Join us as we celebrate Black Music Month and create your own masterpiece in this paint-by-number workshop! This program has limited spaces and...

Creative Workshopping: The Basics!

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...

Adult Painting: Acrylics

Create your own original artwork under the direction of an artist. This program has limited spaces and registration is required, call 410-396-6098 to register.

Brooklyn Branch Best Book Discussion Ever!

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

6pm
Virtual Event
Dirk Joseph Artwork

Born in Trinidad, visual artist Dirk Joseph facilitates a special paint night in celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month. All supplies are...

Hamilton Book Club: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Let's gather and discuss The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. This discussion will take place both in person and virtually. Virtual...

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...

So You Think You Can Dance?

Get your groove on and show us your best dance moves. All ages are welcome to participate. Presented in partnership with Tomorrow's Promise Foundation, Inc.

Welcome Summer Movie Night

Enjoy a movie together as a family to kick off summer!

Financial Literacy

Brought to you by ASPIRE: Loyola’s Extended Learning Community, these 2-part sessions will discuss the basics of income taxes, the inner workings of debt...

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...

Writers LIVE! Rachel Swarns

Author and journalist Rachel Swarns will report on the 272 enslaved people that were sold by Catholic priests in 1838 to ensure the growth of the Catholic...

Thursday, June 15