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Saturday, August 12

 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...

Pirate Joke Scavenger Hunt

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

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 pages of construction paper with curled edges.

Iris Folding is a versatile paper crafts that can be fun for all ages, and can involve designs from the very basic to complex and detailed. Using provided...

Planets in the sky

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a DIY paper rocket! Get all the materials you need to make a straw rocket and do some experimenting to see how far you...

Take & Make: Summer Treat Magnet Craft

These sweet treat magnet crafts celebrate summer fun and make a cool project for any summer day.

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, In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. The iconic non-fiction book about the 1959 violent murders of a Kansas family and it's repercussions.

Bonsai Bonanza!

Interested in learning more about Bonsais? Ever wanted to start caring for Bonsais, but did not know where to start? Come join the Enoch Pratt Free Library...

Mary Oliver--image from cover of New and Selected Poems Vol.1

Join us online for a discussion of the poetry of Mary Oliver. We hope to discuss some of the following poems: “First Snow” “Wild Geese” “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

Can't go to the beach? Come to the library instead! We will be making sand castles. We will be using a special sand that will harden over time so you can...

Summer Movie Series: M3GAN

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

Floral Still Life Watercolor Painting

Join the Fine Arts department for a floral watercolor program! Patrons will be taught how to capture the variety of colors and shapes through transparent...

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...

Movie: A Man Called Otto

Otto is a grump who's given up on life following the loss of his wife and wants to end it all. When a young family moves in nearby, he meets his match in...

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, August 12