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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.


Saturday, October 27

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...

Family Halloween Fun Movies

Movies all day to prepare you for Halloween: Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, Beetlejuice with Michael Keaton and Hocus Pocus with Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and...

Halloween Comic Fest 2018

In celebration of Halloween Comic Fest 2018 come grab two free comics (while supplies last). Local comic stores will be distributing comics as well.

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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...

Book Discussion

Read and discuss The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

Rollin' Reels - Apollo 13

The feature will run continuously throughout the day and, when available, is shown with subtitles/closed captioning. Snacks permitted! This Hollywood drama...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early or stay after for playtime. For families...

Saturday at the Cinema: Frankenstein

This iconic 1931 horror film follows the obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) as he attempts to create life by assembling a creature from...

Get Fit at Your Library

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

Knot Just Knitting

Join this knitting and crochet group at the Northwood Branch.

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Free individual homework assistance and tutoring for grades K-12. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a Johns Hopkins University student group....

Crochet and Knit in the Library

Join us for some creative fun. For experts and beginners alike.

Ninja Challenge

Are you a Ninja? Prove it! We will test you on subjects like stealth, memory, agility and more.

Erupting Apples

Turn apples into erupting volcanoes as you learn about chemical reactions.

Film: A Quiet Place

A family lives in complete silence to avoid being eaten by creatures that hunt through sound. They all communicate through sign language and must outsmart...

Halloween Movie Marathon: The Addams Family

Come watch The Addams Family as part of our week-long Halloween movie marathon.

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper murdered five women in the Whitechapel section of London in 1888. He was never captured. Presented by author & Jack the Ripper expert Janis...

The Italian Festival

Presented by the Italian Cultural Center of Maryland. Cook Italian recipies with the Be A Chef For a Day's chefs. Meet award-winning author Monica Lapenta....


Try out coding with us in this marathon coding program.

Pumpkin Painting

Come decorate mini pumpkins! Be sure to dress for a mess. All materials provided. Please call 410-396-1099 to register.

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