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Saturday, September 9

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...

Back to School Scavenger Hunt

Find the school supply pictures hidden in the children's area to fill our backpack and win a prize. One prize per child, while supplies last.

colored pencils creative art drawing

Discover the important symbols of the Jewish New Year with each coloring sheet you complete, and color them all for a small prize! osh Hashanah, which...

a variety of craft supplies splayed out across a table

Caregivers and children, are you looking for a special place to store your library card? Celebrate library card sign up month at the Hampden Branch by...

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...

Take & Make: Animal Friend Magnets

Get ready to learn with a smart buddy to display all of your wonderful work on the fridge! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Walbrook Branch...

Take & Make: Beaded Pipe Cleaner Snake

Make your own toy snake using a pipe cleaner and beads! This Take & Make kit will be available at the Patterson Park Branch from September 4 to 16 on a...

Colored pencils in a row

Can you turn an abstract line into a cool and exciting picture? Grab an activity packet from the library and try it out! This Take & Make kit will be...

Take & Make: Friendship Bracelets

Make and exchange bracelets with your friends at school! This Take & Make will be available for the month of September or until supplies last.

Take & Make: Leafy Hedgehog

With a sweet snout and cheerful googly eyes, this hedgehog magnet craft kit for kids is sure to be a hit! Layered with colorful autumn leaf shapes, he'll...

Members of East Baltimore Church of God on E. Baltimore Street, circa 1960s, courtesy Rev. Robert E. Dodson Jr. Colorized by Katie Lively, 2021.

Registration for this event is required as space is limited. Please note: This program is offsite and leaves from the South Broadway Baptist Church at 211 S...

H. L. Mencken at his desk at the Baltimore Herald city room, November 1901

Honoring the memory, career, and bequest of Henry Louis Mencken, The H.L. Mencken Room and special exhibit is open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm. 10:30...

Reisterstown Puzzle Club

This program is canceled as the Reisterstown Road Branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. Drop in to the Reistertown Road branch puzzle...

baby and parent playtime

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

Bilingual Spanish/English Family Storytime

Join the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate OLE Latinx Student Group for bilingual stories, movement, songs, and other fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh,...

image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Just because a house isn’t a famous landmark, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a rich history. Researching a building or property can require knowledge of many...

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.

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.

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...

Langston Hughes

Join us online for a discussion of the poetry of Langston Hughes. We hope to discuss some of the following poems: “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” "April Rain...

11am
Virtual Event
Paint brushes

Join local artist, Esta Baker, for fall themed acrylics painting. All materials will be provided. All skills level are welcome. Space is limited, please call...

Family Doing Yoga

Is your family feeling stressed? Is your family in need of some quality time? Join Us for Family Yoga at the Pratt! Yoga is for any and everybody. It is...

Family Movie: Strange World

A journey deep into an uncharted and treacherous land, where fantastical creatures await the legendary Clades—a family of explorers whose differences...

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...

DeWayne Wickham

The 2023 Mencken Day Memorial lecture will be delivered by journalist DeWayne Wickham. Mr. Wickham is the founding dean of the School of Global Journalism &...

Quilling at Walbrook

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

Mark Hannon: "Fire Laddies"

Author and retired firefighter Mark Hannon will provide an early history of the Baltimore City Fire Department. The BCFD protected the city against the...

Saturday, September 9