Enoch Pratt Free Library Calendar Jan 21-28

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Enoch Pratt Free Library

CALENDAR

January 21, 2016 – January 28, 2016

PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS:

SPECIAL PROGRAMS:

Food For Fines. Donate a canned food item and receive $1.00 off of your library fees. All proceeds benefit the Maryland Food Bank. See your local branch library for details. Program will be January 2-January 31, 2016 at all Pratt locations.

Free Poetry Contest. For Maryland residents, age 18 and older. The winning poem will be published in Little Patuxent Review, display in a Central Library window, and honored at a public reading at the library. Presented in partnership with Little Patuxent Review.  For complete guidelines, see www.prattlibrary.org/poetrycontest. Deadline: March 1, 2016

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21

Job Clinic. Orleans Street Branch, 1303 Orleans Street, 12:30 p.m.

Grants Workshop for Nonprofits and Government Entities: learn about grant programs and application procedures for arts, humanities and

heritage preservation organizations. Sponsored by the Maryland Humanities Council. Register at grc@prattlibrary.org. Orleans  Street Branch,

1303 Orleans Street, 1 p.m.

 

Film @ the Pratt: Alice In Wonderland (2010). Orleans Street Branch, 1303 Orleans Street, 5 p.m.

 

Films @ the Pratt: Minions. Washington Village Branch, 856 Washington Boulevard, 5:30 p.m.

 

Book Discussion: Room by Emma Donoghue. Hamilton Branch, 5910 Harford Road, 6 p.m.

 

Book Discussion: Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Hampden Branch, 3641 Falls Road, 6 p.m.

 

Family Coloring Nights: grab a coloring book or a coloring sheet and make an awesome picture together as a family. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue, 6:30 p.m.

 

Writers’ Live! Joy-Ann Reid talks about her new book, Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide. Central Library,

Main Hall (1st Floor), 400 Cathedral Street, 7 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23
Latino Americans: El Futuro De Baltimore. Sharing Our Histories Para Imaginar Nuestros Futuros. Share stories of your family (in both Spanish and English) through speaking and writing. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Get Fit At Your Library: workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Edmondson Avenue Branch,

4330 Edmondson Avenue, 12 p.m.

Writers Live! Geoffrey Grief and Michael Woolley talk about their new book, Adult Sibling Relationships. Roland Park Branch,

5108 Roland Avenue, 11 a.m.

Games Galore: show off your skills with games and activities for every age. Roland Park Branch, 5108 Roland Avenue, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Films @ the Pratt: The Big Clock. Central Library, Meyerhoff Children’s Garden, 400 Cathedral Street, 12 p.m.

Open Mic: show off your poetry, rap, music and other talents. Registration opens at 2 p.m. open mic begins at 2:30 p.m. Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue

Discoveries…American: Geographical Virtual Road Trip USA: travel through the states with us: visit Missouri. Hampden Branch,

3641 Falls Road, 2 p.m.

Films @ the Pratt: Five Came Back. Central Library, Meyerhoff Children’s Garden, 400 Cathedral Street, 2:30 p.m.

Films @ the Pratt: Mr. Holmes. Herring Run Branch, 3801 Erdman Avenue, 2:30 p.m.

Light Street Writer’s Exchange: a read and critique group for writers. Light Street Branch, 1251 Light Street, 6 p.m.

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

Resume Assistance: Shelby Dove will assist with compiling and writing your resume. Washington Village Branch, 856 Washington Boulevard,

10 a.m.

Career Clinic: get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks. Central Library, Public Computer Center,

400 Cathedral Street, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Get Fit at Your Library: workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Waverly Branch, 400 East 33rd Street,

12:30 p.m.

A Taste of Winter: watch cooking demonstrations and sample edible snowballs and no-bake Valentines treats. Limited to 15 participants. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue, 4 p.m.

Films @ the Pratt: Dolphin Tale. Edmondson Avenue Branch, 4330 Edmondson Avenue, 4 p.m.

Films @ the Pratt: Hot Pursuit. Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue, 5 p.m.

Light Street Writers’ Exchange: a read and critique group for writers. Light Street Branch, 1251 Light Street, 6 p.m.

Family Coloring Nights: grab a coloring book or a coloring sheet and make an awesome picture together as a family. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue, 6:30 p.m.

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

The Jobs Hub: Adrian Muldrow from the Community Jos Hub of the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development at My Brother’s Keeper will host an ongoing community jobs resource workshop. Edmondson Avenue Branch, 4330 Edmondson Avenue, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Spanish for Seniors. Cherry Hill Branch, 606 Cherry Hill Road, 1 p.m.

Lawyer In The Library: lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid give one-on-one legal advice. Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue, 1 p.m.

Communicating The Heart of Your Nonprofit Through Storytelling: learn the ingredients needed to craft an effective story, the social media

tools to use to share your stories, and how to wrap with the critical “call to action.” Register at grc@prattlibrary.org. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue, 1 p.m.

Chess time. Govans Branch, 5714 Bellona Avenue, 3:30 p.m.

Get Fit At Your Library: workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Herring Run Branch, 3801 Erdman Avenue, 5p.m.

Films @ the Pratt: The Perfect Guy. Orleans Street Branch, 1303 Orleans Street, 5:30 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

One-On-One Job Seeker Appointments: get help creating an email account, navigation online applications or crafting a resume. Call 410-396-0399 to make an appointment. Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue, 3 p.m.

Maker Time: join us for a prepared project or make something of your own. Reisterstown Road Branch, 6310 Reisterstown Road, 4 p.m.

Crafty Readers: easy craft projects, plus great craft books to borrow. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern  Avenue, 4 p.m.

Jamercise. Cherry Hill Branch, 606 Cherry Hill Road, 4:30 p.m.

Films @ the Pratt: The Silence of the Lambs. Reisterstown Road Branch, 6310 Reisterstown Road, 5 p.m.

Parents Matter: this five session family program encourages protective parenting practices and promotes parent-child discussions about sexuality and sexual risk reduction. Call 396-0185 to register. Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue, 5:30 p.m.

Book Discussion: Forty Acres by Dwayne Alexander Smith. Northwood Branch, 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard, 5:45 p.m.

Meeting of the Friends of the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue, 6 p.m.

Pratt Library & UB Live! Karen Finley talks about her new book: Shock Treatment (25th anniversary edition). Learning Commons, Town Hall, 1415 Maryland Avenue, 7 p.m.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28

One-On-One Job Seeker Appointments: get help creating an email account, navigation online applications or crafting a resume.

Call 410-396-0399 to make an appointment. Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue, 10 a.m.

Family Game Night: bring a game to share and gather with others to play. Registration required; call 410-396-6088 to register. Light refreshments will be served. Hamilton Branch, 5910 Harford Road, 5:30 p.m.

Book Discussion: Clybourne Park: a play by Bruce Norris. Govans Branch, 5714 Bellona Avenue, 6:30 p.m.

Pratt Library & UB Live! Lawrence Hill talks about his new book, The Illegal: A Novel. Wright Theatre, 21 West Mount Royal Avenue, 7 p.m.

TEEN PROGRAMS:

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21

Teen Game Night. Herring Run Branch, 3801 Erdman Avenue, 3:30 p.m.

Teen Wii Play. Reisterstown Road Branch, 6310 Reisterstown Road, 4 p.m.

Anime Club: anime shows and discussions. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue, 4 p.m.

Jamercise – Advanced. Cherry Hill Branch, 606 Cherry Hill Road, 4 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

4-H Phoenix Club: ages 8-18. 4H teaches practical skills with hands-on activities and community service projects. Forest Park Branch,

3023 Garrison Boulevard, 1 p.m.

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

Let Off Some Steam: experiment with robots, legos, 3D printers and more. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Anchor Avenue, 4 p.m.

Makerspace Monday: a place for creation, innovation, and collaboration. Hamilton Branch, 5910 Harford Road, 6 p.m.

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

Video Game Sports. Forest Park Branch, 3023 Garrison Boulevard, 3:30 p.m.

Origami Boxes: learn how to make origami boxes; supplies and refreshments provided. Call 410-396-0970 to register. Orleans Street Branch,

1303 Orleans Street, 6 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

Teen Games: play board games and card games. Hamilton Branch, 5910 Harford Road, 3:30 p.m.

Teen Movie Night: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue, 4:30 p.m.

Teen 3D Printing Escape. Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue, 5 p.m.

Teen Movie Night: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. Waverly Branch, 400 East 33rd Street, 5 p.m.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28

Anime Club: anime shows and discussions. Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenu, 4 p.m.

Jamercise – Advanced. Cherry Hill Branch, 606 Cherry Hill Road, 4 p.m.

For a schedule of Jan-Feb events at the Pratt:

http://www.prattlibrary.org/uploadedFiles/www/about/pratt_publications/Compass/

Compass_JanFeb_2016.pdf

 

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