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Thursday, June 22

 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...

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...

Summer Break Baltimore Kick-off: Frozen Fun

Join us to celebrate the official start of Summer Break Baltimore! Cool down at the library with freezer pops and an extra "cool" scavenger hunt. Don’t...

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...

Summer Break Baltimore Kick-off Party with Danny Joe's Tree House

Can You Come Out And Play? Kick off Summer Break Baltimore with Danny Joe and his puppet pals from Danny Joe’s Tree House! They would like to meet you at the...

preschool children

Join us as we incorporate movement to express a story with dance and instruments.

Summer Break Baltimore Kick-off Party

Join us for a fun afternoon of crafts, books, light refreshments and a preview of the library’s summer events and activities .

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...

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....

PRIDE pops

Let get things popping! Orleans Street branch invites all youth to a celebration of PRIDE. Come in and create personalized tasty rock candy pops! The PRIDE...

Summer reading

Enjoy a sweet treat to kick off Summer Break Baltimore while picking up your book for the month.

Walbrook Crochet Club

Learn and practice the art of crochet. Open to all skill levels. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

The Princess and the Frog Movie Poster

Families are invited to watch movies together on the big screen in the Govans Auditorium. Presented in partnership with Tomorrow's Promise Foundation,...

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...

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...

He Got Game

Attention all movie lovers and fans of "The Truth In This Art" podcast (www.thetruthinthisart.com)! Host Rob Lee is thrilled to partner with Pratt Library...

Understanding Savings

This class explores the concept of savings, strategies to build personal savings, and tools such as budgeting. By the end of the module, you will have a...

Book Cover

Join us as we discuss The Measure by Nikki Erlick. Eight ordinary people. One extraordinary choice.It seems like any other day. You wake up, pour a cup of...

The Girl With The Louding Voice

Join us for this month's book discussion. This program will take place simultaneously in person and via Google Meet. To request a copy of the book, please...

Jamaican Sorrel

An opportunity to meet and mix with others. In celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, explore and sample recipes for Caribbean mocktails during...

Poetry Open Mic Night

The Edmondson Avenue Branch is hosting an open mic poetry reading. We invite participants to bring their original poems and share them with the community!...

Writers LIVE! Blair Kelley

Historian Blair Kelley will provide a history of America's Black working class over the past 200 years. The author profiles generations of her family as she...

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