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Best Family-Friendly Activities In Baltimore For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

Don’t miss these fun St. Patrick’s Day events that are sure to tickle the whole family green.

03/07/2014

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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Baltimore

Show the children in your life how much you care by taking them to one of the these best Valentine’s Day-themed events in the area.

02/14/2014

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Md. College To Award $61K Undergrad Literary Prize

Maryland’s Washington College is preparing to announce the winner of the nation’s largest literary prize for undergraduate college students.

05/14/2013

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Enoch Pratt Free Library To Get $96M Makeover

Officials at the Enoch Pratt Free Library are launching a $96 million restoration to the Central Branch this spring that will include upgrades to bring the historic building into the wireless age as books and readers go digital.

04/26/2013

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Best Ways For Kids To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 In Baltimore

This March is Irish-American Heritage Month and with the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, there’s no better time to teach kids about the history and culture of Ireland. From the annual parade to arts and crafts at the library to a day of history visiting Irish immigrant landmarks, there’s no shortage of activities in Baltimore that will help kids learn more about the Irish and St. Patrick’s Day.

03/08/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013 In Baltimore

In 1978, in Santa Rosa, Calif., more than 100 women came together and entered classrooms of schools and local communities to give presentations on the topic of women’s history. An essay competition and a parade were held. The event was the first informal celebration of women and the contributions they’ve made in world history. Building on its success a movement grew that culminated in February of 1981, when President Jimmy Carter designated the week of March 8, (International Women’s Day), as the National Women’s History Week. Within six years 14 states had declared the month of March as Women’s History Month; and the next year the U.S. Congress officially designated the observance. Throughout March, in the Baltimore area, there are many opportunities to celebrate the importance of women in the history of humanity. Special events and opportunities to get involved are available for both women and men of all ages. This year’s theme is Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

03/04/2013

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‘My Beloved World:’ Justice Sonia Sotomayor Shares Her Journey With Baltimore

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Baltimore on Thursday, giving several hundred people a chance to hear about the high court and the journey to get there.

03/01/2013

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is holding its annual book sale.

12/01/2012

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Big Book Sale Begins At Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch

As our world is moving to more electronic means of communications, never underestimate the power of a good book.

11/30/2012

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Enoch Pratt Library Offers More Books In Electronic Form

The paper page is being replaced by the silicon chip. More electronic readers are coming to the Enoch Pratt Library.

11/19/2012

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Best Literary Landmarks In Baltimore

Baltimore is a city steeped in literature, both old and new. Reflected within its landmarks lies a history in which visitors may connect to other people, ideas and times. These literary landmarks boast both history and allure, with stories of the lates, greats and, well, a few oddballs lit worshippers can’t help but love.

09/24/2012

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Baltimore’s Summer Reading Program Kicks Off For 2012

Summer book lists are about to grow as the city kicks off its annual summer reading program.

06/04/2012

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