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Events Calendar

Virtual Events Now Available

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all Pratt Library in person events are cancelled 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

August 2 - 8, 2020

Sunday, August 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
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
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...

Monday, August 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
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
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
story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime every Monday and Thursday morning!

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
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
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
CANCELLED Virtual Paint Night

Paint night on August 3rd has been cancelled. Tap into your creative side by joining us for a fun happy hour! Paint Night will be guided by a local artist,...

5pm
Virtual Event
Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

6pm
Virtual Event
The Giggling, Wiggling Bookworm

Experience a Story Tapestries program that weaves the power of music, dance and theatre for families and children of all ages. Dive into the ocean, soar...

6pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, August 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
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...

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
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
Storytelling with the Modell Lyric!

Do you like storytelling? Join the education staff of the Modell Lyric this summer for a biweekly storytelling workshop class that will run for 5 weeks....

10am
Virtual Event
CANCELED: 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
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
computer keyboard hands

This program will take place on Google Meet. Use the following info to get to the meeting. You are not required to have a google account or even a computer...

12pm
Virtual Event
preschool children

Join us live as we invite children to participate in a virtual sharing circle. We will sing together, gather and share some favorite things, play a game, and...

1pm
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
Tuesdays at Two: Live Music with Fred Moss

A native of Shreveport Louisiana, Fred Moss began his musical studies at an early age with his father, author/composer/conductor, Orlando Moss Sr. At age...

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 - Part 2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling...

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
library young woman with books study smile

What do you love most about your library? What's missing? Join our virtual Teen Advisory Board and let us know! You can help find books, games, and create...

3pm
Virtual Event
Draw A Fairy Tale Character

Create your own fairy tale character and bring them to life! Whether you draw a princess or a knight, a monster or a wizard, let your imagination run wild!...

4pm
Virtual Event
SeniorTec - Skill Builders' Workshop

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the...

4pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, August 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...

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
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 - Skill Builders' Workshop

SeniorTec - Skill Builders' Workshop You are never too old to learn. Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we discover the world of the computer. Learn basic...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Janice the Griot

Join accomplished story teller Janice the Griot as she shares interactive tales from the African and African American experience featuring fun, instruments,...

11am
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

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

12pm
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
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: Wednesdays, ...

1:30pm
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
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...

2pm
Virtual Event
Book Chat with Pratt

Not sure what your next book will be? Chat live with Pratt staff for book recommendations on Zoom and Facebook Live. Schedule August 5: Julie Johnson will...

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
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
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...

3pm
Virtual Event
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
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
My Favorite Poem Community Reading

Come back together as a community. My Favorite Poem readings allow diverse members of a single community to come together to share unique, personal...

Thursday, August 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
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...

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
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
Storytelling with the Modell Lyric!

Do you like storytelling? Join the education staff of the Modell Lyric this summer for a biweekly storytelling workshop class that will run for 5 weeks....

10am
Virtual Event
computer keyboard hands

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Skype - allows you to create great things with your workgroup, share a story, or celebrate a birthday...

10:30am
Virtual Event
story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime every Monday and Thursday morning!

11am
Virtual Event
Gmail Basics

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, and send attachments. Create, delete, and move messages...

12pm
Virtual Event
searching girl with magnifying glass

Learn how to make your own bubbles at home using simple materials. Recommended for ages 2-5 with adult supervision. Materials needed: pipe cleaners,...

1pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 - Part 1

This class will review all the basic functions needed prior to taking Advance Excel. So whether you want to learn Excel or just refresh what you learned...

1:30pm
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
Researching the History of a House

Just because a house isn’t a famous landmark, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a rich history. Researching the history of a house can be as time consuming as...

2pm
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
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 - Part 2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration requiredLearn your way around the Excel 2016 spreadsheet. The discussion will include select, format cells,...

3pm
Virtual Event
writing signing paperwork forms

This program will take place on Google Meet. Use the following info to get to the meeting. You are not required to have a google account or even a computer...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, August 7

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...

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
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
Creating Brochures in Microsoft Word 2016

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. In this workshop learners will design a six-section brochure using a template. Click a date below to...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Sizzlin' Summer Fun with Pam the Kindersinger

Join Pam and her puppet pal Rascal for songs, dancing, rhymes, and lots of interactive fun.

11am
Virtual Event
Tech Chat with Lo Smith

Enoch Pratt's Digital Equity Coordinator is here for you! Each week, Lo will share some of their digital expertise, from different ways to stay in contact,...

12pm
Virtual Event
Creating Flyers in Microsoft Word 2016

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required In this workshop learners will design a flier advertising an event and details of the event. Click a...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Film Fridays with Tom & Gillian

Film Fridays with Tom & Gillian provides a virtual community space facilitated by Enoch Pratt librarians to gather and discuss chosen films. All the titles...

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 - Part 1

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. 2-Part Series. Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to...

2pm
Virtual Event
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 - Part 2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
creative art abstract painting watercolor

Make your own puppet and puppet theater. Then, imagine your story! Materials needed for puppet: socks, buttons, yarn, scraps of material, markers, scissors,...

4pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, August 8

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
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...

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
Maryland on Vacation: Unwinding in the Free State, 1870-1952

Vacation plans on hold? Take this virtual vacation through Maryland history and learn how previous generations of Marylanders spent their summers. From the...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Poetry Online Discussion of Jericho Brown

Join us for a discussion of the poetry of Jericho Brown, who won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for The Tradition. We hope to discuss some of the...

11am
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...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Role Playing Group- Dungeons and Dragons

Join in the fun with a campaign focusing on Dungeons and Dragons led by Mica Fetz.

The Department of Sensitive Crimes

Read and discuss The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith.

2pm
Virtual Event
Get Into the Groove: A Story of Hip Hop with A Squared

"Get Into the Groove: A Story of Hip Hop" is a performance that takes the audience on an immersive journey through the 4 main elements of Hip Hop:...

2pm
Virtual Event
Herring Run Book Discussion Group

Please join us this month for a virtual discussion of The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith. Hosted by Anne Calhoun, Adult Services ...

2pm
Virtual Event
We Slay Book Club

We will read and discuss The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds. Matt wears a black suit every day. No, not because his mom died—although she did, and...

2pm
Virtual Event

August 2 - 8, 2020

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