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Tuesday, June 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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

SeniorTec Series

You are never too old to learn! Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Create a Gmail account using Google. Learn...

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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Image of a gavel with a Maryland flag background.

Maryland Legal Aid attorneys, paralegals, law students, and volunteer attorneys will spend a couple of hours at the Waverly Branch providing brief,...

Summer Break Baltimore Kick-off Party

Join us to celebrate the official start of Summer Break Baltimore! Stop at our Throwback Photo Booth, make some slime, and blow some bubbles. Don’t forget...

Summer Break Baltimore Kick-off: Ice Cream Social and More!

Come join us for an ice cream social, karoke, movies, tie dye, and games to celebrate Summer Break Baltimore! Tuesday, June 20: Eat ice cream with your...

Bonsai Gardening

Join us as we plant our very own Bonsai Tree! Learn about Bonsais and how to care for them. All supplies will be provided by the library. This program has...

Crafternoon

Join Ms. Maddie for an afternoon of arts and crafts!

Manga Drawing Lessons - IRL!

Learn how to draw anime and manga characters step-by-step in weekly, in-house sessions! Build up a sketchbook of drawings to become a real artist! Supplies...

Summer Break Baltimore Kick-off Party Ice Cream Social

Join the Friends of the Canton Library for an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social to kick off Pratt's Summer Break Baltimore. All ages---kids and adults---can...

Summer Break Baltimore Kick-off: Paint a Rock!

Join us to celebrate the official start of Summer Break Baltimore by painting a summer-themed rock! Don’t forget to sign up for Summer Break Baltimore All...

Baltimore Gay Alliance marching in NYC's Christopher Street Parade in the mid-1970s.

For as long as there has been a place called Maryland, there have been people whom we would today see as fitting within the LGBTQ+ rubric. As cities grew...

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