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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

Monday, October 15

PeaceFire at the Pratt

Create peace flags and peace posters for Baltimore Ceasefire! Help us make PeaceFire at the Pratt, an installation of peace flags, banners, and peace...

One-on-one Job-seeker Coaching Appointments

Get assistance with job searching and applications, resumes, cover letters, and other job and career task. To schedule an appointment, call 410-396-5317 or...

Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

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Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services.

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Come early or stay after for playtime. For babies from birth to first steps with a...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Hollins House Book Club

Join us at Hollins House (1010 W. Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21223) for lively book discussions. Light refreshments will be served. All are...

Portable Planetarium

Discover the marvels of the universe inside a portable planetarium. Presented by the Physics and Astronomy Graduate Students Outreach program at Johns...

Monday Yarns

Bring your yarn and your knitting needles or crochet hook. Craft with us.

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The 2018-19 National History Day theme is TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY IN HISTORY. Are you working on a National History Day research project? We can help with...

Teen Lounge

Teens, join us for an hour to chill, watch movies, listen to music, and play games. BYOS (bring your own snacks) and enjoy your time with us at Patterson Park.

Baltimore Speaks Out

Baltimore Speaks Out (BSO) is an after school program with Wide Angle Youth Media, teaching young people aged 10 to 15 digital media production, critical...

Amazon STEM Series: Spooky Spiders

Learn about spiders and make a spider to take home. Part of the Amazon STEM series.

Board Games and Role-Playing

Join the young adult staff as we learn how to play Pathfinder, a table-top role-playing game!

Elephant & Piggie Party

Join us for an Elephant & Piggie-themed party.

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Join us and learn how to make a short film using the Sock Puppets app and an iPad.

Teen Movie Night

Fences A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

iRhyme by the Media Rhythm Institute

iRhyme is a STEM and literacy program that introduces students to music production (songwriting, recording and editing) and creative writing. The students...

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For those who like to listen to exciting stories read by a pro: join Mrs. Burdnell as she shares some of her most exciting tales for school-aged kids .

Maker Mondays

Discover a different STEAM concept each week with projects that will inspire you to create.

Science Fair Research at Your Library

Do you need to do a science fair project but don’t have any ideas of what to do? Or do you have an idea but don’t know where to do research for more...

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Do you love writing and drawing? Join our writing club where our fanfictions, poetry, manga, doodles, and more will be self-published in a collaborative...

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Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Monday Movie: Sherlock Gnomes

When garden decor starts going missing, Gnomeo and Juliet ask Sherlock Gnomes to take the case. This colorful crew of lawn ornaments must traverse London to...

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Stretch and relax in a yoga class just for teens.

BB&T Presents:  Becoming a Homeowner

Learn about the process of buying a home and what to do to prepare. You may call 410-396-0948 to register or just walk in.

Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Meet the Author:  Hunter William, Charm Town

Listen to local author, Hunter William, talk about her Charm Town book series and the writing life. Book signing to follow.

Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

Monday Night Movies

Join us in the month of October as we show movies that will scare the "BOO" out of you. Movies showing this month will be: October 1: "The Mummy" with...

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

Coloring and Conversation Cafe

Enjoy a relaxing evening of adult coloring and conversation at the Canton Branch.

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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...

Needles and Hooks

Do you enjoy needle knitting, loom knitting, or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat....

Belly Dancing

Presented by Vaunita Goodman. Adults only program. Call 410-396-6098 to register.

Science Fair Research at Your Library

Do you need to do a science fair project but don’t have any ideas of what to do? Or do you have an idea but don’t know where to do research for more...

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