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Saturday, August 5

 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.

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...

Bookworm Bros Book Club

Join fellow bookworms as we share our favorite stories or books. You are welcome to bring your books to share as well.

Can You Come Out And Play?

Danny Joe and his puppet pals from Danny Joe’s Tree House would like to meet you at the Central Library on Saturday, August 5 at 11am for a play date....

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.

Did You Know that August Fifth is National Underwear Day?

We're celebrating all things underwear. Come for readings of stories featuring underwear. Enjoy an underwear themed craft.

Knot Just Knitting

Bring your project to our yarn-craft circle to get tips and ideas, or just come to hang out with other crafters. Meets every first and third Saturday, and...

Build Your Own Solar-Powered Bug

Create a solar-powered insect that moves with this fun-filled STEAM project! Learn about solar energy by creating a simple solar circuit in minutes using...

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....

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: Knock at the Cabin

Description: While vacationing at a remote cabin, a young girl and her two fathers are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand that the family make...

Live Music:  Bob Burke

Guitarist and former Pratt librarian Bob Burke returns to Light Street to rock the library with a mix of songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.

Saturday, August 5