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Thursday, July 27

 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...

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...

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.

Make Your Own Button

Bring your favorite pictures from movies, TV shows, games, something you drew, or a photo of yourself to make into a button. Don't have a printer at home,...

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.

art child painting

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

DIY Lanterns

Join us as we stimulate your imagination! All supplies will be provided by the library. This program has limited spaces and pre-registration is...

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.

Movie: Toy Story

Computer-animated tale centering on the rivalry between two children's toys: Woody, a cowboy doll who's the leader and the brains of the group, and a cocky...

Thursday Family Flicks: Luca

Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar’s original feature film Luca is a coming-of-age story about one young boy...

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...

Multiple dice with different numbers of sides

The sound of dice, the sting of defeat, the thrill of victory-what's not to like about role-playing games? Ready your dice for a tabletop roleplaying game...

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...

Northwood Branch Book Discussion Group

Join us as we discuss From Scratch , a memoir by Tembi Locke It was love at first sight when actress Tembi met professional chef, Saro, on a street in...

The last lecture

Join us as we discuss The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch. "A dying professor gives a last lecture, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams". Combining humor,...

Lessons in chemistry

Read and discuss Lessons in Chemistry: a novel by Bonnie Garmus.

Blokus

Board game fun for adults. Feel free to bring a game from your personal collection to share with and challenge the group.

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 27