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Saturday, April 20

Call for Applications - 2025 Artist in Residence Proposals

We are thrilled to announce that the application process for the 2025 Artist in Residence (AIR) program is now open. The Enoch Pratt Free Library Artist in...

StoryWalk®: Mary Had a Little Plan by Tammi Sauer and Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Follow your imagination with our outdoor StoryWalk® featuring Mary Had a Little Plan by Tammi Sauer and Vanessa Brantley-Newton at the Southeast Anchor...

Studying in Library

Free in-person drop-in tutoring service on Saturdays for Kindergarten through 12th grade in all subjects provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins...

Annette Burke Lyttle

You've been researching your ancestors for years and have amassed an enormous amount of information, but what do you do with all of it? Join us for the...

Mr. Jon and his pal George the Monkey

Join multiple Parents' Choice Award winner Mr. Jon for a concert for the whole family! This musical comedy show will have everyone dancing and laughing...

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.

chess game strategy

We welcome everyone with a passion for critical thinking and puzzles to learn how to master the game of chess! Patrons from all backgrounds and skill levels...

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...

Friends of the Light Street Branch

Monthly meeting. All are welcome. Support your local library in your community.

Linda Rabben: "Through a Glass Darkly"

Exploring her new neighborhood after moving to Baltimore in 2021, anthropologist Linda Rabben noticed numerous stained-glass windows in houses, churches and...

bucket of doom

Come learn how to make and maintain a mosquito dunk bucket, a non-toxic, pollinator friendly method of mosquito control. It's easy and only takes a few...

Part of cover of Emily Wilson's translation of the Iliad

Join us for a discussion of Emily Wilson's translation of Homer's Iliad. This program has a hybrid format. Participate either in person or on Zoom. Reserve...

garden peas in seed starting containers

Get your garden off to a good start this Spring by learning how to germinate your own seeds and set them up for success all season. This session will cover...

Dance/exercise group

"Stepping at Pratt" is a dance-exercise program that incorporates many types of music (mostly hip-hop) and zumba! This dance exercise group meets weekly -...

Gathering Yarn: Knit and Crochet

Join us for a knitting and crocheting get together. Attendees will come and work on projects while talking and doing informal skill sharing.

Taken from photo library

Bring your yarn craft project and join other crafters in our circle. Get advice and tips from others, or help a newbie learn a craft.

Mary Had a Little Plant Head

Join us as we exercise our imaginations and create our very own plant heads! We will read aloud from Mary Had a Little Plan by Tammi Sauer and then...

Chemistry in the Library: Get a Charge Out of Chemistry!

Join a chemist from the American Chemical Society and participate in hands-on activities exploring the chemistry of batteries and electricity. This program...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

In honor of Imagination Celebration, decorate a flower pot and plant a seed inside! For children 5 & up with their favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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...

Understanding Credit

Explore the reality and value of credit and how to use it to build personal wealth. You will learn how to examine credit scores, read and obtain credit...

felt sheets in various shades of green and brown

Make a felt succulent terarrium that'll spruce up your space, even if you have a brown thumb. Email hmp@prattlibrary.org or call 410-396-6043 to register.

Movie: Macbeth (2015)

In this adaptation of William Shakespeare's famous play, a Scottish lord hears a prophecy that says he will become the king of his country. Soon thereafter,...

National Poetry Month: Open Mic Readings

In celebration of National Poetry Month, join us for a reading by local poets Shirley Brewer, Edward Doyle-Gillespie, and Joseph Ross followed by a poetry...

Saturday, April 20