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Events Calendar


Saturday, March 15

From the Heart: Historic Valentines Exhibit

A display of more than 300 greeting cards, dating back to 1842, from the Pratt Library's collection.

Northern Star: A Celebration of the Journey of Harriet Tubman

This exhibit, located in the annex of the Central Library, examines the important role Harriet Tubman played in the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and...

Teen Tech Week: Scavenger Hunt

Teens search online, print out resources, and bring their findings to the librarian to win prizes. March 10 - Find a bus schedule. March 11 - Find FREE...

The Civil War Seen Through the Eyes of German-American Caricaturists Thomas Nast and Adalbert Volck

German-American soldiers played a critical role in the outcome of the Civil War. Equally important was the work of two German-American caricaturists, who...

Caught My Eye: photography by Cheryl Atkins

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...

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc. Information on real estate agents, down payments, grants and loan programs.

Introduction to Resume Writing & Job Searching

Course Content: Create basic resumes and cover letters. Search popular job postings online and complete job applications. Class Prerequisite...

Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective

2014 PRATT LIBRARY GENEALOGY LECTURE Join Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, as she teaches you how to identify and discover stories behind your old...

Get Fit @ Your Library

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

Bookmaker's Workshop: Creating a Memoir

Bookbinder Martha Edgerton presents this two-part bookmaking workshop for novice bookmakers. Each participant will create and construct a memory book from...

My Favorite Year

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...

One-on-one Health Insurance Review

Navigators from Healthcare Access Maryland (Tuesdays & Fridays) and Baltimore Healthy Start (Saturdays) are trained to recommend appropriate insurance...

Shamrocks, Leprechauns, and Pots o' Gold

Learn the meaning of the symbols for the Irish holiday and make a craft. Irish soda bread will be served for you to enjoy.

Post a Quote

In celebration of National Women's History Month, locate an inspirational quote from a historical woman and post it. This activity runs from March 3 to 31.

Knitting and Crochet Circle

Bring your ideas and expertise or your own interest in learning. For beginners and experts alike. We will provide practice yarn to get you started, help you...

Officer Buckle and Gloria presented by the Baltimore School for the Arts

The Baltimore School for the Arts TWIGS program presents a theatrical production of Peggy Rathmann's Officer Buckle and Gloria. Baltimore-area middle school...

PAWS to Read

Come to the library to read aloud to a dog. Improve your reading confidence and make a new friend. Volunteers and their dogs from Pets on Wheels will be here...

PAWS to Read

Come to the library to read aloud to a dog. Improve your reading confidence and make a new friend. Volunteers and their dogs from Pets on Wheels will be here...


Seen on ABC's Wonderful World of Disney, this 1997 multicultural version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (sometimes referred to as the "rainbow...


To honor the late great Peter O'Toole (1932-2013), the Pratt screens one of his gems, Roger Michell's 2006 comedy-drama Venus. As a pair of aging veteran...

Celtic Celebration

A musical performance featuring Andrea Hoag on fiddle & Karen Ashbrook on Irish flute, whistle, and hammered dulcimer.

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