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Thursday, May 23

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...

Northwood Bookclub

Come enjoy and fun lively discussion every fourth Thursday each month. Please contact the Northwood Branch for all details and to reserve your book.

Re-entry Job Seeker Assistance

If you've been arrested, are currently on probation or parole, AND are struggling to find or keep a job, connect with the MD Dept of Labor's Reentry...

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...

Computer & Internet for Beginners

Learn the basics of using a computer, how to save documents, search the Internet, access the library website and computers. Registration is required. Call...

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...

BEST Digital Skills Training Program

Empowering Baltimore residents with comprehensive technology training for job prospects and economic opportunities. This is a 7-week program beginning May 2,...

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...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Shut Up and Write Virtual

It's an empowering and rewarding experience to write an hour each week, at the same time and place. It serves as powerful support for building your daily...

12pm
Virtual Event
hands on an old typewriter

An empowering and rewarding experience to write an hour each week at the same time and place. This experience serves as powerful support for building your...

12pm
Virtual Event
Family Storytime

This program is canceled until further notice. Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For...

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

Wondering how to get library materials, such as eBooks and audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help figuring out email, social media, or other features of your...

After School Fun

Come join us for some fun games and after-school relaxation. Take part in a variety of activities including board games, open mic nights, art projects,...

Family Flicks: Minions: The Rise of Gru

Kevin, Bob, Stuart, Otto, and the other Minions help 12-year-old Gru build a lair and weapons so he can commit a spectacular crime and impress the Vicious 6....

Learn to Sew & Crochet

Interested in sewing and crocheting but don't know where to start? Come join us at the Hamilton Branch and learn step by step.

West African Drumming with Moving History!

Learn about the art and history of West African drumming with our friends at Moving History! We'll learn and perform some fun drumming patterns and beats...

Anime Club

Join us for Anime Club at the Teen Center! Dive into the world of anime with fellow teens as we watch exciting anime series and engage in fun gaming...

Dyeing an Indigo Dragon

Celebrating the Year of the Blue Dragon and Asian American Pacific Islander month of May, we embrace the tradition of utilizing natural indigo dye and the...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 0-5. All abilities...

A range of hand painted miniatures. Foreground features "hero" characters in front of some skeletons.

Join us at the library to paint miniature figures and models like those used in board games and roleplaying games. Paints and brushes are provided. There...

Raccoon Rumpus

Visit the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch after school and learn how to play Racoon Rumpus with friends!

art child painting

Come join us for some fun with paint. Teens will be painting a picture themed "Get caught reading" Step by step instructions. All supplies will be...

Jamercise with Ginger

Jamericise is anexercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance. Join us in person at the Cherry Hill...

Closeup of two hands holding a video game controller

Come hang out and play video games with your friends on the big screen!

Waverly Book Club: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Join us for the Waverly Book Club's second meeting as we delve into the profound and thought-provoking memoir, "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi....

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 5-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2019 - Part 1 and 2Introduction to Excel 2019 – Part 1 and 2Introduction to...

Breaking Barriers: Navigating Finance and Business with The McClain's

Dynamic power couple, Keisha and Jameel McClain, co-owners of BLK Swan Restaurant and the new Prim & Proper Restaurant in Baltimore City. Alongside them will...

Build an Herbal Container Garden

Capacity for this program is limited, and advanced registration is required. Please register here. Join Courtney of Spore and Seed for a talk on different...

Understanding Debt

Learn about debt and how it works. Explore strategies for reducing debt and gain an understanding of the results of not paying debts or having debts in...

Kojo Astronaut

Please note, advanced registration is required for this program. Registration will open March 28, 2024. Light refreshments, beer, and wine included with...

Jon Grinspan: "Wide Awake"

At the start of the 1860 presidential campaign, a handful of fired-up young Northerners appeared as bodyguards to defend anti-slavery stump speakers from...

Thursday, May 23