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Saturday, July 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...

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...

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...

Two children smiling in front of a laptop

Children between the ages of 6 and 18 are able to receive a FREE Chromebook at this event. Children must be a Baltimore City resident. One device allowed per...

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Let's roll up our sleeves together and save up to three lives for each donation! The library is pleased to host the American Red Cross to collect blood from...

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...

Bilingual Spanish/English Family Storytime

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

Chess for Beginners with The Board Room Chess

Calling elementary and middle-school-aged students who want to learn to play chess. Join us throughout the summer to learn the game and practice your skills.

Film Series: Hidden Figures

Three female African-American mathematicians provide crucial calculations for NASA's space race against the Soviets, all while dealing with the racist and...

Friends Book Sale

The Friends of the Hamilton Branch invite you to browse and buy some gently used books. Proceeds will directly benefit the Hamilton Branch Library and future...

Abe Ovadia

As Musicvox Guitars describes, Abe Ovadia is a "jazz virtuoso, one of the most innovative guitarists of our time." Having emerged as one of the preeminent...

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

Adult Craft: Painted Rock Cactus Garden

Paint rocks to look like cacti and arrange them in a clay pot to create a small painted rock "container garden." All supplies are provided, but space is...

Several dice of different numbers of sides- such as 10, 8, 6, and 12- and various colors

Ready your imagination and your dice for a tabletop roleplaying game adventure, or try out a card or board game. Character sheets and dice are provided.

DIY Terrarium Workshop

Join us as we partner with Waverly Ace Hardware and learn how to create your own terrarium! This indoor program has limited space and pre-registration is...

Film Series: Hidden Figures

Three female African-American mathematicians provide crucial calculations for NASA's space race against the Soviets, all while dealing with the racist and...

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...

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