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Events Calendar

Events

September 19 - October 18, 2019

Thursday, September 19

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

Art in the Most Unlikeliest Places Exhibit and Discussion

Raw Imaging LLC will introduce Art in the Most Unlikeliest Places (A.M.U.P.) A.M.U.P. includes art exhibitions, art contests, community independent film...

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Arrrrrrre you ready to be a crafty pirate? Aye! Come enjoy pirate-themed activities and books.

Take & Make: Papel Picado Banner

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by trying your hand at this traditional Mexican folk art. Stop by anytime in September and pick up a Papel Picado banner...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics, 2016

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop, Introduction to...

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.

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.

Artsy Tots

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. 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...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

Canciones y cuentos para pequeñitos en español e inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

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....

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please feel free to bring your own meditation mat.

Yoga for YOU

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture, and meditation and other techniques to manage stressful situations on the job and in life. Presented by Dr....

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 Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

2:30pm
National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

 Teen Gaming: Board Games

Play popular board and dice games, from Monopoly to Munchkin!

Karaoke Jam: Open Mic

Calling all music & poetry lovers! Join us for a fun-filled. Family-friendly evening where you can put your talent on display for all to see.

Preschool Storytime

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

Teen Video Game Night

Come play your favorite video games with your friends on the big screen!

Video Games

Calling all gamers to explore various digital games.

Book Discussion of What the Eyes Don't See

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha is the 2019 choice for One Maryland One Book.

Teen Lounge

Come and hang out! Listen to music, do you homework or just relax in the teen lounge.

The Good Dinosaur

A lost dinosaur befriends a prehistoric boy while searching for his family. This animated fantasy takes place in a world where the dinosaurs never went extinct.

Fly a Kite

Learn how to fly a kite outside of the library! (Free kites provided.)

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

Free Family Flicks - The Bee Movie

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. For National Honey Month, we offer The Bee Movie. Fresh out of college, Barry the Bee (Jerry Seinfeld)...

Stepping at Pratt

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Google Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this three-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

The Science of Hope / The Science of the Positive

The Science of the Positive is the study of the ways in which positive factors impact culture and experience. It is based on the central assumption that the...

Workplace Readiness Series

Word 2010 - Open, create, format, and save documents. Use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered list, cut and copy selected text,...

Adult Paint Night

Create your own original artwork under the direction of artist, Melku Tafari. Refreshments and supplies provided. Please call 410-396-6053 to register.

Hooked on Yarn

Do you enjoy needle knitting, loom knitting, or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel...

Save the Rain Workshop

Learn how to make your yard a rain garden and help the flow of rain water.

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat. Presented...

Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss the following books: Thursday, September 19th: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai...

Get on Board!

Board games & fun for adults.

Brown Lecture: Valerie Jarrett, Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward

Valerie Jarrett will be in conversation with Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Valerie...

Friday, September 20

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

Art in the Most Unlikeliest Places Exhibit and Discussion

Raw Imaging LLC will introduce Art in the Most Unlikeliest Places (A.M.U.P.) A.M.U.P. includes art exhibitions, art contests, community independent film...

Take & Make: Papel Picado Banner

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by trying your hand at this traditional Mexican folk art. Stop by anytime in September and pick up a Papel Picado banner...

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered...

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...

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...

Yoga For Beginners

Join us for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

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...

Job and Career Help for the Justice Involved

A specialist from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation is available to assist people who have been justice invovled with guidance...

Sit 'n' Stitch at the Library

Bring your knitting, and meet up with fun fiber friends in the Fine Arts Department of the Central Library.

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

Friday Crafternoon

We'll open the doors to the Creation Station and bust out the art supplies. Kids can help make decorations for the library, a gift for a friend, or something...

Saturday, September 21

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

Art in the Most Unlikeliest Places Exhibit and Discussion

Raw Imaging LLC will introduce Art in the Most Unlikeliest Places (A.M.U.P.) A.M.U.P. includes art exhibitions, art contests, community independent film...

Take & Make: Papel Picado Banner

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by trying your hand at this traditional Mexican folk art. Stop by anytime in September and pick up a Papel Picado banner...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

Book Discussion: One Maryland One Book

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha is the 2019 choice for One Maryland One Book.

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

Mencken Day 2019

Honoring the Memory, Career, and Bequest of Henry Louis Mencken. Photo caption: Mencken and his niece Virginia in the backyard at 1524 Hollins St. Mencken...

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Skill Builder's Workshop

Develop mouse skills and become acquainted with basic computer functions. Class participants learn the functions and use of the computer mouse and...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Stay after for Baby & Me Yoga. For little ones under two with a favorite adult....

Chair Yoga

Join us for an hour of Chair Yoga presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Zumba Classes

Dance your way to fitness in these free adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short-dance and aerobic-exercise routines performed to popular...

Baby and Me Yoga Presented by Eclectic Soul Yoga

Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement milestones, and gain mind and body awareness while deepening your bond. For babies 1 month to 24 months...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early or stay after for playtime. For families...

Laughter Yoga

Participate in this complete, well-being workout led by instructor Gerri Bohanan.

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Writing @ The Pratt: Journal Writing Workshop

Workshops will focus on specific journaling techniques which allow for self-exploration, sharing your creativity, increasing awareness of feelings, reducing...

Cantaré Presents Mucha Música

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Cantaré! Be transported to Latin America to experience the many rhythms and unique instruments from different regions,...

Job and Career Help for the Justice Involved

A specialist from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation is available to assist people who have been justice invovled with guidance...

Amazon STEM Series: Minecraft Legos

Enjoy an afternoon of free play with our Minecraft Lego kits.

Book Discussion: One Maryland One Book

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha is the 2019 choice for One Maryland One Book.

Building An AI Friendly Resume

This workshop explains what artificial intelligence is and how to use technologyto get call backs. Workshop led by Lisa Wingfield, founder of Madeit...

Your Life Story

Have you ever wanted to write your story—for yourself, your children, grandchildren? Have you struggled with how to begin? Then this workshop is for you!...

Adult Painting Workshop

Create your own original artwork. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register. Refreshments provided.

Alcohol Ink with April

Come and learn the techniques and the art of blending with alcohol inks to create beautiful crafts with April Thomspson-VaiVai. Registration required....

Como Agua para Chocolate

A feast for the senses! When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking. Director:...

Paint & Juice

A guided paint program for children 5-12. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0399

Charm City Writers - Critique Group

Join the Charm City Writers critique group the 3rd Saturday of every month. This small group meets regularly to review each others' work and offer...

An Afternoon with William "Bill" Hughes

Locust Point native William "Bill" Hughes is a former longshoreman, author, attorney, actor & photojournalist. Hughes will share some of his Baltimore...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

DIY Craft: Leaf Luminary

Get into the season by making your very own fall luminary. Call 410-396-0970 to register.

Seed Bomb Session

Come make your own seed bomb to create flowers where ever you'd like.

Sunday, September 22

Grandparents Day Brunch

Bring the family to celebrate Grandparents Day together. Enjoy brunch, a reading by MonaLisa DeGross, and book giveaways. If interested, please email...

Monday, September 23

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

Take & Make: Papel Picado Banner

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by trying your hand at this traditional Mexican folk art. Stop by anytime in September and pick up a Papel Picado banner...

 Benefits Screenings for Marylanders

The CASH Campaign of Maryland offers screenings and application help for public benefits, such as food stamps and utility assistance.

 Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals is available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please bring your own meditation mat.

Tinker Tots

Explore learning stations about colors, sound, shapes, and other science and math concepts. For children ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early or stay after for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a...

Baby and Me Yoga Presented by Eclectic Soul Yoga

Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement milestones, and gain mind and body awareness while deepening your bond. For babies 1 month to 24 months...

Preschool Storytime

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

Resume Clinic

Your resume is one of your first points of contact with potential employers. It is important that your resume make an excellent first impression. Schedule a...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, foreclosure,...

First Day of Autumn

Celebrate the first day of Autumn with a story and an activity

Life Hacks: Small Space Cooking

In the mood for something yummy, but don't have the space. Learn quick and creative recipes for your home/dorm. Targeted age 16yo - 22yo

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Peace Around the World

Come join us in celebrating International Peace Day with a story and a craft.

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

Banned Book Flashlights

Come design and create your own flashlight to read your favorite banned books.

Collective Minds

Join us on Mondays and Wednesdays after school and create fictional stories, poems, hip hop and learn some concepts of open mic. Let your creative work flow...

Snacks + the Writing Lab

Eat snacks and write a story about your day, your favorite memory, a poem or a fictional story from your own imagination!

Teen Book Discussion

Share what you have been reading at the Govans Branch.

Anime Watch

Love Anime? Great! Watch, discuss, and discover new favorites at Forest Park Branch.

Stump the Librarian

Come armed with a question for the YA librarians to answer. Stump the librarians and get a prize.

The Amazing Library Race

Do you have what it takes to complete the Amazing Library Race? Complete a series of library challenges and earn an awesome prize.

Canton Chalk Night

Get outside this summer with Canton Chalk Nights. Join us on the sidewalk outside the library each Monday evening from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We'll provide the...

Girls Who Code

Introduction to computer programming basics. Use fun drag and drop languages. Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form...

Northwood Chess Masters

Learn how to play chess or challenge a friend. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Monday Movie: Tag

Synopsis One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this three-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Conversation on Grief

Explore the grieving process and techniques to cope. Presented by Tyrone Georgia, certified grief counselor from Roberta's House.

Knitting Circle

Join us for an informal atmosphere for knitters. Bring your own supplies and already started project or start a new one! Participants will share new...

Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat. Presented...

Tuesday, September 24

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

Take & Make: Papel Picado Banner

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by trying your hand at this traditional Mexican folk art. Stop by anytime in September and pick up a Papel Picado banner...

Tuesday Newsday

Kids show off their knowledge of current events (or their skill at guessing the answers to multiple choice questions) with our weekly news quiz. Try the...

2nd - 3rd Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Kindergarten - 1st Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Pre-K Homeschooler Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students in Pre-K. Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use interactive...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Resume Writing

Work with the Center for Urban Families to update your resume. Want to stay competitive in the market? Want to know all the latest trends in resume creation?...

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants âgés de 2 à 5 ans, accompagnés d'un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Nutrition Workshop

The University of Maryland Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program will present a 6-week series of free workshops featuring fast and easy meals, fun...

Yoga For Beginners

Join us for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a...

4th - 5th Grade Homeschool Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students (K - 6th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Pre-K to 6th Grade Homeschooler Computer Classes

Classes for homeschooled students in Pre-K - 6th grade. Learn the basic components of the computer, and develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Job and Career Help for Seniors

A specialist from the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is available to assist seniors (55 and older) who have questions or need guidance...

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Spanish for Seniors

Join us for this continuing advanced beginning/intermediate Spanish class of grammar, vocabulary and conversation.

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Learn Loom Knitting

Loom knitting is a fun, versatile way to get into knitting. Bring your loom and yarn and learn basic stitches, patterns, tips and techniques, or come in to...

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Today's Mystery Craft Is...

Come to Clifton and see what we have in the secret craft bin today.

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

1st Chapter Club

Read & discuss the first chapter of a book.

Chess Time

Come learn and/or play chess with friends or others in the branch. Boards are provided.

Game Lab

Play the hottest multiplayer games on the PS4 with your friends!

God's Eye Craft

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and use yarn to create a colorful symbol.

Panpipes!

People play panpipes all over the world, and especially in South and Central America. Kids will make their own set of panpipes to celebrate National Hispanic...

Get Appy

Connect with others and dive into Pratt's favorite apps.

Cantaré Presents Mucha Música

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Cantaré! Be transported to Latin America to experience the many rhythms and unique instruments from different regions,...

Preschool Storytime

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

Teen Gaming Tuesdays

Journey through fantastic realms and battle ferocious beasts through the magic of D&D, Magic: The Gathering and other games. No prior gaming experience...

Teen Lounge

Come and hang out! Listen to music, do you homework or just relax in the teen lounge.

Wooden Spoon Puppets

Create a personal puppet using wooden spoons, craft supplies, and your imagination.

Creative Writing Group

Get those creative juices flowing. Share your work or enjoy a quiet space to write. Writers of all levels are welcome.

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

Workplace Readiness Series

Word 2010 - Open, create, format, and save documents. Use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered list, cut and copy selected text,...

Yes! You're a Small Business

Do you have a side hustle? Drive for Uber or Lyft? Managing your taxes can be difficult, especially if you have a “side hustle” or small business. This...

Writers LIVE! Brian Kuebler, The Long Blink

Brian Kuebler will be in conversation with Ed Slattery. The Long Blink is a narrative nonfiction book by Emmy Award-winning journalist, Brian Kuebler, who...

Wednesday, September 25

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

Take & Make: Papel Picado Banner

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by trying your hand at this traditional Mexican folk art. Stop by anytime in September and pick up a Papel Picado banner...

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...

SeniorTec

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create...

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...

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.

5-Week Adult Basic Computer Classes

Reisterstown Road Branch will provide a 5-week Basic Computer Class for beginner computer users. The classes are: Wk1: Introduction to Computer Basics, Wk...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome. No...

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...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Keyboarding/Office and Computer Applications

Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify and type different...

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. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months 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...

Preschool Storytime

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

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...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

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 Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult....

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

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....

SeniorTec

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic mouse and keyboard skills, create...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of exercises. Session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Bridge for Beginners

Canton Community Association invites you to come learn and play Bridge. Join a community of bridge lovers to learn about the game, hone your skills and form...

Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie: Sponge Out of Water

SpongeBob and Plankton form an alliance to recover the secret recipe for Krabby Patties, which has been stolen by the pirate Burger Beard. Their search...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

Collective Minds

Join us on Mondays and Wednesdays after school and create fictional stories, poems, hip hop and learn some concepts of open mic. Let your creative work flow...

Deconstructed Banned Books

Celebrate Banned Book Week by testing your banned book knowledge and matching lines from deconstructed books to their titles.

Film: The Intruder

Synopsis A couple's life is threatened by the obsessed former owner of their newly purchased house. Directors Deon Taylor Production...

LEGO Club

Show off your building skills during our weekly Lego program.

Book Binding for Teens

Join us as we learn new ways to build our own books. Don't worry, it is MUCH easier than it sounds.

Computer Gaming Tournament

Come compete against your friends in a monthly gaming challenge.

Craft Lab: Notebook Collage

Collage the cover for a unique notebook, then make your own stickers to decorate the pages.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching--these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Jamercise

An exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

My Brother's Keeper: Conversations of Change and Healing

Engage in a meaningful community coversation series covering challenging topics that directly impact our community. Conversations will be facilitated by...

My Sister's Keeper: Conversations of Change and Healing

Engage in a meaningful community coversation series covering challenging topics that directly impact our community. Conversations will be facilitated by...

Friends of Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Meeting

Connect with fellow community members as they support the library.

Poetry & Conversation: Jona Colson, Edgar Kunz, & Tanya Olson

Jona Colson’s first poetry collection, Said Through Glass, won the Jean Feldman Poetry Prize from the Washington Writers’ Publishing House. He received his...

Thursday, September 26

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

Take & Make: Papel Picado Banner

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by trying your hand at this traditional Mexican folk art. Stop by anytime in September and pick up a Papel Picado banner...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics, 2016

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop, Introduction to...

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.

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.

Artsy Tots

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. 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...

Silver Angels

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two 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...

Canciones y cuentos para pequeñitos en español e inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

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....

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please feel free to bring your own meditation mat.

Yoga for YOU

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture, and meditation and other techniques to manage stressful situations on the job and in life. Presented by Dr....

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 Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

2:30pm
National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

Anime Club

Watch and discuss your favorite anime with your friends! There will be snacks.

Introduction to Scratch

Discover the basics of the Scratch programming language and learn about computer programming. Please call the library at 410-396-6076 to register--limited...

Preschool Storytime

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

 Food Labels Galore

Explore library resources on nutritional labeling and food safety.

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

Stepping at Pratt

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Beyond Crayons

Explore your creative side with the opportunity to express yourself through a variety of art forms.

Growing Positive Emotions Discussion

How we handle our emotions has an impact on our lives, mind, body and spirit. Growing positive emotions in our daily lives can be life altering. Eliza...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this three-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers 2010

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Workplace Readiness Series

Word 2010 - Open, create, format, and save documents. Use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered list, cut and copy selected text,...

Book Discussion: One Maryland One Book

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha is the 2019 choice for One Maryland One Book.

History of the Pyramids

The Social Science and History Department presents an overview of the Egyptian pyramids. In this program, the librarian will discuss the origins of the...

Hooked on Yarn

Do you enjoy needle knitting, loom knitting, or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel...

One Maryland One Book Discussion

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha is the 2019 choice for One Maryland One Book. Dr....

Oolong Teas Tasting

Discover the most complex of all the teas! Join us to explore amazing oolongs, that have been selected from Couples Tea House menu of over 40 teas. Oolong...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat. Presented...

Book Discussion: One Maryland One Book

What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha is the 2019 choice for One Maryland One Book.

How Money Works

Rita Hartman of Primerica Financial Services presents a common sense guide to financial success.

Peabody at the Library

An informal classical music performance for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.

What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Falls

Have you experienced a slip, trip or fall that has shaken your confidence or left you with the fear of falling, or worse yet, resulted in injury? You...