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Thursday, July 6

 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...

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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...

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Make a bookmark inspired by your favorite summer read in the children's section of the Hampden branch using a variety of creative supplies. Once you're done,...

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.

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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.

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...

Musical Storytelling

Join the Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra for a musical story and an introduction to the world of classical music.

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**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.

Board Games

Enjoy old fashioned board games like Checkers, Uno, Scrabble, and others to beat boredom for National Anti-Boredom Month.

Northwood Teen Movie Day - Minions: The Rise of Gru

In the 1970s, young Gru tries to join a group of supervillains called the Vicious 6 after they oust their leader -- the legendary fighter Wild Knuckles. When...

Children Painting

Join us for a fun afternoon of painting! All supplies will be provided by the library. This program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended....

art child painting

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

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.

Graphic Novel Book Club

Join us for a different kind of book club! In July, we'll talk about Secrets of Camp Whatever by Chris Grine. In August, we'll talk about Swim Team: Small...

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!

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...

Anime Club

Pop into the Edmondson Avenue Branch for Anime Club! Talk about your favorite series, learn about Japanese culture, and join in a craft or activity.

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...

Sewing Crafts

Sewing lessons with a new project each month! Materials provided. Space is limited, preregistration is required: call 410-396-6098 to register.

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...

Writers LIVE! Wesley Lowery

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Wesley Lowery will discuss how racial progress in the United States has historically been followed by a prejudiced...

Thursday, July 6