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Thursday, July 13

 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...

searching girl with magnifying glass

How well do you know your library? Are you ready to go on a book scavenger hunt? Come to the Walbrook branch, grab a scavenger hunt flyer, find all the books...

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...

Ocean Joke Scavenger Hunt

Find the answer to the ocean joke hidden in the children's area to win a prize. One prize per child, while supplies last.

searching girl with magnifying glass

Who said STEM has to stop when the school year ends? Visit the Roland Park branch and explore within the library. Pick up your bingo card from the Teen...

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 Grab Bag!

Take and Makes galore! A variety of take & makes are available to take home, from scratchboard art to blackout poetry and more!

Photo of a pink ball of yarn, a metal tapestry needle, a square of plastic canvas, and a pair of scissors with red handles.

Create your own pencil box using plastic canvas pieces and yarn. Mix and match colors and patterns to create your own unique design. All materials are...

A bead lizard made in the colors of the rainbow LGBTQ+ Pride flag

Celebrate your LGBTQ+ pride all year round with a clip-on rainbow bead lizard! This kit contains everything you need to create your very own plastic bead...

Take & Make: Paper Strip Ice Cream Cone

All the ice cream fun without the mess! These awesome craft kits include the materials needed to create beautiful paper ice cream cones. Young crafters will...

Take & Make: Recycled Bee

Pick up supplies to make a bee out of recycled materials. This Take & Make kit will be available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

Oriole bird perched on branch

Welcome the cardinals, the chickadees, the finches, and more to your yard with a bird feeder made from recyclable materials. This Take & Make kit will be...

Building Family Relation Development Workshop

This informative event will help parents strengthen and repair family relationships. Parents will discover how to overcome resentment to rebuild trust...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Come in all month to celebrate World Watercolor Month. Look at picture books that use the medium to tell their stories and paint your very own watercolor.

abacus with colored numbers and operations

Mathema-kits are full of games and activities you can do to test your skills and prove your knowledge. Try a new kit with us every other month! Take & Make...

Boba tea in rainbow cups against a black background

Do you love boba tea? Come grab a make-your-own boba kit at the Hampden Branch Library to make your own version of this delicious treat at home. Available...

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...

Side view of teen girl holding a camera up to take a picture of something above.

**Registration is closed for the Lit Future Summer Camp and the HeARTworks program. If you are on the waiting list for either program, stay tuned for a...

Thursday Bubble Bonanzas!

Let’s get outside and explore! We will mix our own bubble mix and try different tools for blowing bubbles.

Lunch & Learn: Stolen: Kidnapping and Enslavement in Antebellum America

Stolen: Kidnapping and Enslavement in Antebellum America Registration not required, but encouraged. Please register for the event here. Join us for a talk...

1pm
Virtual Event
Let's Stick Together

Participate in a community-building collaboration. Work together placing stickers on a poster board to reveal a new image each week.

Adult Painting with Alcohol Inks: Beginner's Workshop

Let it flow! Alcohol inks are free flowing and vibrant colors! This workshop will cover beginning techniques for creative play and minor control of alcohol...

art child painting

Come to the library and show your creative side during Thursday Crafternoons.

Typing Club

Ever wished you could be a faster typer? Play an online typing game and win prizes!

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....

colored pencils creative art drawing

Come to the Walbrook Branch and join us for an afternoon of crafts! Every week will be a different craft.

Drawingnoons!

Do you like comics, cartoons, sketches and doodles? Then come spend an afternoon drawing at the Herring Run Branch.

Teen Art Club

This program is canceled due to the Hamilton Branch being closed due to facilities issues. The Hamilton Branch welcomes ages 13 - 17 to its brand new Teen...

Homemade Scented Bubbles

Make your own container of bubbles with a fruity scent that you get to pick.

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...

Graphic Novel Book Chat

Drop by each week to chat with other young graphic novel and manga readers, and create comic strips and art. This program is perfect for children in...

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...

Stack of 5 books

Read a classic work of literature or a graphic novel adaptation, then join us in our book club. This month, we'll find intrigue and magic in the forest in A...

An Introduction to Google Workspace

In this 4-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google DocsGoogle Drive Google Sheets Google Slides Participants will need a Gmail account. Class...

Space Jam

Michael Jordan makes his starring film debut opposite the celluloid skills of Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes. Jordan must help the Looney Tunes win a basketball...

Family Book Bingo Night

Join us for an evening of fun playing BINGO! Ages 5 and up. Every win lets you pick a free book! Space is limited. Call 410-396-6098 to register. Presented...

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
Meaningful Mencken:  An Introduction to the H.L. Mencken Room

To attend in person we strongly encourage you to register for this free event here or by using the button to the right. H.L. Mencken, the "Sage of...

Laura's tattoo

Join us for a fun, interactive program discussing all things tattoo. Chris Keaton of Tattoo Museum will share the artist's perspective. Come share the...

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...

Thursday, July 13