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Wednesday, August 2

 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.

baby and parent playtime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome. This program will be...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Beginning the week of April 15, Baby & Toddler Storytime will move to Thursdays at 10:15 AM. Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Creating Brochures, Programs & Flyers in Microsoft Word 2019

Participants will learn the most effective way to create basic resumes using online resourcesThe importance of a cover letterParticipants will start the...

photograph of Diane Macklin. Diane is smiling and has her arms stretched out.

Join storyteller Diane Macklin for an interactive program that features stories for the audience to enjoy from around the world.

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...

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...

Introduction to PowerPoint 2019

Create custom presentations for work or personal use.Review inserting text, tables, WordArt, ClipArt, pictures, and AutoShapes.Learn to select and apply...

Music & Movement Storytime

This program is canceled until further notice. Shimmy, shake, wiggle, and giggle as we share music and movement-themed books, interactive songs, and fun...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and...

10:30am
Virtual Event
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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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.

baby and parent playtime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies and toddlers . For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome. This program will be...

Preschool Storytime

Beginning the week of April 15, Preschool Storytime will move to Thursdays at 11am. Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child...

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....

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....

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Come early for playtime. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

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...

Crayon Clues

The crayons are hiding around the Brooklyn Branch, but they’ve left us some clues as to where they might be. Can you help us find our missing crayon friends?...

Creating Brochures, Programs & Flyers in Microsoft Word 2019

Design a variety of publications: a flier advertising an eventProgram outlining date, times, and details of an eventCreate a six-section brochure using a...

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...

Children's Library Bingo

Join us for a fun afternoon of fun and prizes! Learn library skills and discover your library while playing "Library Bingo".

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.

Teen Writing Club

Release your inner poet! Join us for a fun, relaxing session of free writing. We'll look at different forms of poetry, explore writing styles, and give...

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...

tech mobile tablet apps

Cancelled for Wednesday, August 16th Are you getting frustrated with your phone, tablet, or other mobile device? Swiping and tapping your screen not...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019

Learn your way around the Excel 2019 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: Selecting, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columns. Learn everyday tasks such...

Wednesday, August 2