Baltimore-based photographer Cheryl Atkins' new exhibit, "Caught My Eye," is a compilation of images of some of her favorite places in Maryland. The photos will be on display in the Fine Arts Reading Room during the month of March.
Course Content: (55 and Older). 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 an email account, learn basic email functions, and basic word processing skills.
Class Prerequisite Recommendation - None
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An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Directed by Richard Donner. 1978, rated PG, 143 minutes. Starring Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, and Marlon Brando.
A former National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Brian Teare is the recipient of poetry fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Headlands Center for the Arts, and the American Antiquarian Society. He is the author of four books—The Room Where I Was Born, Sight Map, the Lambda Award-winning Pleasure, and Companion Grasses, one of Slate's 10 best poetry books of 2013. An Assistant Professor at Temple University, he lives in Philadelphia,...
Coal Country tells of the dramatic struggle around the use of coal, which provides over half the electricity in America.
In Appalachia, miners and residents are locked in conflict: is mining and processing coal essential to providing good jobs, or is it destroying the land, water and air? What does this mean for the rest of America and the world?
At issue is the latest form of strip mining called "mountaintop removal," or MTR. Coal companies...
2014 PRATT LIBRARY GENEALOGY LECTURE
Join Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, as she teaches you how to identify and discover stories behind your old family photographs.
Taylor is an internationally recognized expert on photograph identification and genealogy, bringing together her knowledge and skills in history and research into family stories while giving insight into the invention and development of photography itself. She has been...
Bookbinder Martha Edgerton presents this two-part bookmaking workshop for novice bookmakers. Each participant will create and construct a memory book from scratch.
Martha Edgerton, bookbinder and book artist, works as a book conservator for the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Limited to eight participants. Registration required. To register, call 410-396-5545 or email email@example.com.
In actor Richard Benjamin’s directorial debut, Benjy Stone (Mark-Linn Baker) reminisces about his time as a junior writer on a popular 1950’s television show and the effect it had on his life. He is assigned to watch over the hard-drinking, womanizing guest star of one week’s show, Alan Swann (the late, great Peter O’Toole, in one of his eight Academy Award nominated performances). The result is a superb mixture of hilarity and pathos. Able...