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Saturday, July 8

 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...

art child painting

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.

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.

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...

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.

Cover of book, The Last Thing He Told Me

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave. A page-turning thriller about a woman who's found the love of her life--until he disappears.

Learn to Knit

Come join us as we learn the basics of knitting. Librarian Poonam will teach the skills you need to make your own wash cloth. Each participant will be given...

Magic with Mike Rose

Mike Rose presents a show that consists of impossible magic tricks and off the wall comedy all themed around friendship and kindness.

Robert Frost image from cover of book edited by Harold Bloom

Join us online for a discussion of the poetry of Robert Frost. We hope to discuss some of the following poems: “My November Guest” “Mowing” “The...

11am
Virtual Event
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.

a variety of craft supplies splayed out across a table

Young adults can make their own journal to begin the exploration of creative journaling.

Meet the Author! Vincent Intondi, "Saving the World from Nuclear War"

Vincent Intondi will summarize his research into the role of Black civil rights leaders in the anti-war movement since Hiroshima/Nagasaki, and the internal...

Next Generation Book Collecting: How Gen Z Is Joining the Centuries-Long Tradition

Book collecting is an endeavor that transcends generations, as there will always be people who care about preserving our cultural memory. However, collecting...

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....

Central Cinema Club: M3GAN

A brilliant toy company roboticist uses artificial intelligence to develop M3GAN, a life-like doll programmed to emotionally bond with her newly orphaned...

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...

Quilling at Walbrook

Quilling is the art of rolling and gluing paper strips to form various shapes. Come learn quilling and make your own designs! Supplies will be provided....

Saturday, July 8