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Saturday, June 3

 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...

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: 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...

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...

story time, librarian and children

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

Youth Short Film & Community Discussion

Presented by Tengella Edutainment. Join Baltimore City educator Koli Tengella and his students as they show and discuss their short film, "The Lesson...

Backyard Chickens in Baltimore 101

Did you know it is legal to own backyard chickens in Baltimore? Join us at Filbert Street Garden for a workshop with Animal Husbandry Coordinator Charles...

Bookworm Bros Book Club

Join fellow bookworms as we share our favorite stories or books. You are welcome to bring your books to share as well.

Community Reads:  King and King

Join us as we read "King and King" by Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland. Community Reads is a non-profit founded to teach kids in grades K-2 about diversity...

BARCS blankets

June is National Adopt-A-Cat-Month. Come be crafty and create a no-sew, fleece blanket. Blankets will be donated to BARCS and given to adopted cats to...

Two children practice Yoga together

This lighthearted and lively class encourages young learners (ages 3-6) and their caregivers to explore self-awareness and self-regulation. Songs, stories,...

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

Wendy Shaia

Wendy Shaia will discuss her book The Black Cell, a Black dystopian fantasy grounded in the author's experience as a Baltimore activist, professor, and...

Movie: Puss in Boots: Last Wish

Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll when he learns that he has burnt through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on...

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....

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...

Jazz in the Yard

The Hunt Valley Jazz Ensemble will perform in our library's backyard. Bring your own blanket or chair and a picnic lunch. In the event of rain, the concert...

Opera on the Avenue Performance - Denique Isaac and Like Water

Join Opera Baltimore at the beautiful Central Library at the Pratt for a memorable performance from two of Baltimore's finest operatic and 21st century music...

Saturday, June 3