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Announcement All Pratt buildings are currently closed because of COVID-19, however remote and contact-free services are available.

Location Closure Central Library is closed for decontamination. Services at Central Library will resume on Thursday, January 21. Learn more.

Events

Tuesday, October 23

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...

Computer Classes for Home Schoolers

Computer classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 8th grades): learn the basic components of the computer, develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Information 101

The Information 101 presentation is an overview of the immigration path to naturalization or obtaining a lawful immigration status. The presentation...

Intro to MS 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;...

story time, librarian and children

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants âgés de 2 à 5 ans, accompagnés d'un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Nutrition Workshop

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) will present a six-week series of free workshops featuring fast and easy meanls, fun physical...

Yoga For Beginners

Come to the library for an hour of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing,...

law legal scales

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

yoga group stretching

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture, and meditation and other techniques to manage stressful situations on the job and in life. Presented by Dr....

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...

Family STEM

Join us to explore science through household items.

teens studying writing in library afterschool

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.

teens having fun

Teaching teens adult life skills as they approach adulthood.

Bmore Than Dance

Bmore Than Dance is an art and physical education program that uses local Hip Hop dance technique to teach team building, effective communication, positive...

Light Pictures

Join us and create photographs with different kinds of light.

Minecraft

Bring your computer gaming and engineering skills, and play Minecraft with your friends.

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.

Anime Club

Check out the latest episodes of your favorite anime and meet with other anime and manga fans.

Comic Club

Draw, write, and create your own comic book with exciting games and activities to inspire your creativity.

Introduction to 3D printing

Learn how 3D prints are designed and produced, and see a Printrbot in action.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All...

iRhyme with the Media Rhythm Institute

Come learn how to write songs and market your own music in a four-week long program hosted by the Media Rhythm Institute! Program to culminate in a final...

Workplace Readiness Workshop

Word 2010 - Open, create, format, and save documents. Use the spelling and grammar feature, create bulleted and numbered lists, cut and copy selected text,...

 Zumba Central

Get active and have fun. Ms. Jasmine will teach you new moves as you get fit.

Writers LIVE: Susan Orlean, The Library Book

On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. Thanks to long-term planning and protocols, all patrons and...

#Popscope Public Astronomy Night

The event has been moved to October 23rd due to cloud cover. #Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and...

Tuesday, October 23