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Events Calendar

All In-Person Pratt Library Events Cancelled, Virtual Events Now Available

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all Pratt Library locations are closed out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our customers. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

Virtual events are now available online! Browse our virtual events and attend online workshops, writers’ groups, and more from the comfort of your own home.

Events

June 30 - July 6, 2020

Tuesday, June 30

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
handmade paper books

It's time for Summer Reading! This year's theme -- Imagine Your Story. Stop by anytime in June or July and craft your own handmade book, then fill it with...

Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

9am
Virtual Event
Imagine Your Story : Teen Virtual Summer Camps!

*DUE TO COVID-19, Our Teen Summer Programs will be Online Only* Although the Summer Challenge dates are June 17 - August 12, 2020, some programs run outside...

10am
Virtual Event
Microsoft Word 2016: Designing Brochures, Programs & Flyers

In this workshop learners will design a variety of publications: a flier advertising an event; a program outlining date, times, and details of an event; and...

Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

10am
Virtual Event
SeniorTec

You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Create a Gmail account using Google. Learn...

Your Door to Adventure

Share your trip stories. Email at gvn@prattlibrary.org a photo of a recent trip you took along with a short description to be posted in the Govans Branch.

Online Teen Yoga Summer Camp

Have you ever wanted to take a yoga class? Do you want to learn new ways to stay calm when feeling anxious or stressed? Join me this summer for Yoga Summer...

11am
Virtual Event
teens studying writing in library afterschool

Join us for a Teen Entrepreneur Camp one hour a day, Monday through Thursday. Teens are invited to learn how to start your own business. We will cover how...

11am
Virtual Event
Yoga for Beginners

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

Beginner Comedy/Improv for Teens!

With Charm City Comedy! Love to laugh, and make others laugh? Everyone has the ability to create rich, honest comedy by listening, reacting, and being...

2pm
Virtual Event
Cardboard Box Fort Building

Work together to build the best fort you can out of cardboard boxes.

Art With a Heart

Now Meeting Online! Maker Foundations is a robust, 14-week technology curriculum that introduces graphic design, game development, 3D printing/digital...

2pm
Virtual Event
Tuesdays at Two: Live Music with Brian Sessions

Close out Black Music Month with an afternoon of music with Brian Sessions. Brian Sessions is an entrepreneur, artist, and family man from the inner city of...

2pm
Virtual Event
Stop Motion Animation Workshop Part 2/2: Clay and Paper Cutouts

Join us for part 2 of the Stop Motion Animation workshop to continue creating stop motion animations, this time with clay and paper cutouts. Stop motion...

Art Afterschool with The Walters Art Museum

Join The Walters Art Museum for fun and educational art-making. Each program includes a creative hands-on activity and covers a distinct topic, like...

Make Your Own Mad Libs

Have fun filling in the blanks and creating wacky stories--then learn how to make one yourself!

Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

Join the young adult staff as we make craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

computer keyboard hands

Join digital equity coordinator Lo Smith, as they speak with local organizations about the intersections of access on Instagram Live.

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Google Series

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

Wednesday, July 1

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
handmade paper books

It's time for Summer Reading! This year's theme -- Imagine Your Story. Stop by anytime in June or July and craft your own handmade book, then fill it with...

Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

9am
Virtual Event
Imagine Your Story : Teen Virtual Summer Camps!

*DUE TO COVID-19, Our Teen Summer Programs will be Online Only* Although the Summer Challenge dates are June 17 - August 12, 2020, some programs run outside...

10am
Virtual Event
emojis

Join us in the month of July by using your creative voice and embrace the power of emojis. Write your story, real or imaginary, using 140 characters or...

10am
Virtual Event
Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

10am
Virtual Event
Your Door to Adventure

Share your trip stories. Email at gvn@prattlibrary.org a photo of a recent trip you took along with a short description to be posted in the Govans Branch.

yoga group stretching

Visit with the Baltimore City Health Department, Division of Aging and Care Services, which provides 22 programs through 3 divisions. These programs support...

Carrie Sue Ayvar: Once Upon a Time / Habia Una Vez

It is time for fun with fairytales and folktales! Join storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar as she takes her listeners on a journey into the imagination. Travel...

11am
Virtual Event
teens studying writing in library afterschool

Join us for a Teen Entrepreneur Camp one hour a day, Monday through Thursday. Teens are invited to learn how to start your own business. We will cover how...

11am
Virtual Event
books stacked on library table

Join Miss Mel from the Edmondson Branch to discuss the fantasy and sci-fi books you've been reading this summer with this Zoom book club! For ages...

1pm
Virtual Event
Beginner Comedy/Improv for Teens!

With Charm City Comedy! Love to laugh, and make others laugh? Everyone has the ability to create rich, honest comedy by listening, reacting, and being...

2pm
Virtual Event
D&D Office Hours

Do you have a burning question about Dungeons & Dragons, the tabletop role-playing game? Do you wanna know how many goblins your character can take on? Is...

2pm
Virtual Event
Teen Summer Coding Challenge

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join Teen Center staff to learn different kinds of basic coding, including virtual robot programming on the new VexCode...

2pm
Virtual Event
Workforce Wednesday

Join us each Wednesday to learn tips and tools to boost your job search. Topics include creating a resume, writing a cover letter, and interviewing strategies.

2pm
Virtual Event
Book Chat with Pratt

Not sure what your next book will be? Chat live with Pratt staff for book recommendations on Crowdcast and Facebook Live. Schedule July 1: Tyler Williams...

3pm
Virtual Event
Drawing with Rick Wright!

Join Mr. Rick Wright as he teaches you how to draw your favorite people, cartoon characters and more this summer on Wednesdays, beginning July 1st! See...

3pm
Virtual Event
Animania

Graphic Novels/Manga Club Enjoy live chat & discussions on anime, manga, comic books, movies and more. Participants must sign up by completing the online...

4pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to...

5pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, July 2

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
handmade paper books

It's time for Summer Reading! This year's theme -- Imagine Your Story. Stop by anytime in June or July and craft your own handmade book, then fill it with...

Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

9am
Virtual Event
Creative Process

Let's tackle the design process together. Do you want to be a designer but don't know where to start then join the Pratt Teen center as we explore the design...

10am
Virtual Event
Imagine Your Story : Teen Virtual Summer Camps!

*DUE TO COVID-19, Our Teen Summer Programs will be Online Only* Although the Summer Challenge dates are June 17 - August 12, 2020, some programs run outside...

10am
Virtual Event
emojis

Join us in the month of July by using your creative voice and embrace the power of emojis. Write your story, real or imaginary, using 140 characters or...

10am
Virtual Event
Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

10am
Virtual Event
Your Door to Adventure

Share your trip stories. Email at gvn@prattlibrary.org a photo of a recent trip you took along with a short description to be posted in the Govans Branch.

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

11am
Virtual Event
teens studying writing in library afterschool

Join us for a Teen Entrepreneur Camp one hour a day, Monday through Thursday. Teens are invited to learn how to start your own business. We will cover how...

11am
Virtual Event
Beginner Comedy/Improv for Teens!

With Charm City Comedy! Love to laugh, and make others laugh? Everyone has the ability to create rich, honest comedy by listening, reacting, and being...

2pm
Virtual Event
Art With a Heart

Now Meeting Online! Maker Foundations is a robust, 14-week technology curriculum that introduces graphic design, game development, 3D printing/digital...

2pm
Virtual Event
Teen Crafts: Making A Zine!

Join us as we craft a themed zine each month!

Cardboard Capers

Craft fairytale castles using recycled materials. Materials needed: cardboard boxes, toilet paper tubes, scissors This program will be posted on our...

4pm
Virtual Event
creative art abstract painting watercolor

Join us for a workshop via Google Hangouts where you can learn how to make your own comics and zines! Only requirement to participate is a single sheet of...

5pm
Virtual Event
Jewelry Making Workshop

Learn the basics of beading using various types of beads. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

Friday, July 3

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

9am
Virtual Event
Imagine Your Story : Teen Virtual Summer Camps!

*DUE TO COVID-19, Our Teen Summer Programs will be Online Only* Although the Summer Challenge dates are June 17 - August 12, 2020, some programs run outside...

10am
Virtual Event
emojis

Join us in the month of July by using your creative voice and embrace the power of emojis. Write your story, real or imaginary, using 140 characters or...

10am
Virtual Event
Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

10am
Virtual Event
Teen Summer Coding Challenge

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join Teen Center staff to learn different kinds of basic coding, including virtual robot programming on the new VexCode...

2pm
Virtual Event
library young woman with books study smile

Like to read? Want to hang out with other teens and talk about your new favorites (or not so favorites)? Join us online for the new QuaranTEEN Online Book...

3pm
Virtual Event
Magic Bubble Wand

Create a simple magic wand that can also be used as a bubble wand! Materials needed: pipe cleaners, bubble solution, and materials for decoration...

4pm
Virtual Event
What Happened This Week?? News Quiz for Kids

Join us on Facebook every Friday at 5pm for a video quiz! We'll have 5 multiple choice questions about current events. Learn about good news, real news, even...

5pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, July 4

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
handmade paper books

It's time for Summer Reading! This year's theme -- Imagine Your Story. Stop by anytime in June or July and craft your own handmade book, then fill it with...

Imagine Your Story : Teen Virtual Summer Camps!

*DUE TO COVID-19, Our Teen Summer Programs will be Online Only* Although the Summer Challenge dates are June 17 - August 12, 2020, some programs run outside...

Virtual Event
Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

9am
Virtual Event
emojis

Join us in the month of July by using your creative voice and embrace the power of emojis. Write your story, real or imaginary, using 140 characters or...

10am
Virtual Event
Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

10am
Virtual Event
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...

10:30am
Virtual Event
3D Design Club

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to learn how to create your own 3D design projects. You design, we print! Registration is open to all teens, but...

1pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, July 5

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

9am
Virtual Event
emojis

Join us in the month of July by using your creative voice and embrace the power of emojis. Write your story, real or imaginary, using 140 characters or...

10am
Virtual Event
Writers’ Roundtable

Read and critique writing of all forms: poetry, fiction, short story, creative nonfiction, and graphic novels. Writers of all levels are welcome to exchange...

Journaling Through Healing Workshop

There’s never a wrong time to pick up a pen, open a journal, and start to write. Regularly journaling has shown long-term positive side effects, such as a...

3pm
Virtual Event

Monday, July 6

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
handmade paper books

It's time for Summer Reading! This year's theme -- Imagine Your Story. Stop by anytime in June or July and craft your own handmade book, then fill it with...

Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

9am
Virtual Event
Creative Process

Let's tackle the design process together. Do you want to be a designer but don't know where to start then join the Pratt Teen center as we explore the design...

10am
Virtual Event
Imagine Your Story : Teen Virtual Summer Camps!

*DUE TO COVID-19, Our Teen Summer Programs will be Online Only* Although the Summer Challenge dates are June 17 - August 12, 2020, some programs run outside...

10am
Virtual Event
emojis

Join us in the month of July by using your creative voice and embrace the power of emojis. Write your story, real or imaginary, using 140 characters or...

10am
Virtual Event
Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

10am
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Develop mouse skills and become acquainted with basic computer functions. Learn the functions and use of...

10am
Virtual Event
Your Door to Adventure

Share your trip stories. Email at gvn@prattlibrary.org a photo of a recent trip you took along with a short description to be posted in the Govans Branch.

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

11am
Virtual Event
Gmail Basics

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Click a date below to register: Mondays and Tuesdays, 11:30am - 12:30pm. July 6| July 7| July...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Imagining Our Stories Through the Arts

Enoch Pratt and Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center (LTYC) presents "Imagining our Stories Through the Arts! Participants will go on a journey through the world...

12pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Google Docs

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Learn how to create basic word documents using Google Docs. Click a date below to register: Mondays,...

1pm
Virtual Event
Noteable Progressions

Music is the only stimulus that is processed in both sides of the brain. The three workshops will explore how music and emotions are connected, how music can...

1pm
Virtual Event
Beginner Comedy/Improv for Teens!

With Charm City Comedy! Love to laugh, and make others laugh? Everyone has the ability to create rich, honest comedy by listening, reacting, and being...

2pm
Virtual Event
Manga Drawing Lessons - Live!

Join your YA librarians as we draw and discuss your favorite manga and anime characters, live on Discord! Follow this link to register for the Pratt Library...

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Google Calendar

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. . Create calendars, practice using calendar features, and share events online. Click a date below to...

2:30pm
Virtual Event
Imagine Your Story with Media Rhythm Institute's Online Summer Camps

The Media Rhythm Institute (“MRI”) is a collective of youth arts programs that provide youth the opportunity to explore their passions and strengthen their...

3pm
Virtual Event
Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw manga-style drawings with the young adult staff of the Govans Branch.

Teen Playwriting with the Modell Lyric!

Have you always dreamed of writing a play? This summer join us virtually at the Pratt as we partner with the education staff of the Modell Lyric for a...

3pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Zoom

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Learn how to Join meetings, host and schedule meetings, and screen share. Download of the Zoom App is...

4pm
Virtual Event
Learn How to Plant with UME Baltimore City Master Gardeners

In this gardening program for children, UME Baltimore City Master Gardeners teach kids how to plant a seed, what plants need to grow, and how they grow.

4pm
Virtual Event
chess game strategy

All skill levels are welcome to learn and to play chess.

Storyteller Diane Macklin: Succotash Tales

Explore the richness of African American stories and traditions with storyteller Diane Macklin.

6pm
Virtual Event

June 30 - July 6, 2020

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