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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.


Monday, October 29

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...

Introduction to PowerPoint, Part I

Introduction to PowerPoint, Part I has been cancelled. Learn the basics of putting together a multimedia slide presentation. By the end of this class, you...

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...

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...

Monday Yarns

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

Halloween Movie Marathon: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Come watch Something Wicked This Way Comes as part of our week-long Halloween movie marathon.

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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...

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...

Communal Plarn Weaving

Celebrate community and express your creativity as art teacher, Katie Gill-Harvey, leads us in creating plarn tapestries, weaving with plastic yarn (plarn)...

Kitchen Science

Learn about science using things you can find in your kitchen.

Maryland STEM Festival: 'Space Brothers'

Join the Young Adult staff as we watch episodes of the anime Space Brothers in celebration of the Maryland STEM Festival.

Teen Movie Night

Insidious A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

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...

Maker Mondays

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

idea chalkboard thinking

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...

Do Right Rings

Create various hand crafted rings & other jewelry making art.

Family Game Night

Pack a dinner and put on your game face for an evening of board games for all ages.

Monday Movie: A Quiet Place

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

Silent Drill Team Challenge

Can you create and perform a silent step/dance routine like the Marine Corps Silent Drill? Use your creativity, timing and have fun at the Clifton Branch.

Introduction to Micosoft Excel 2010

In this two-part class, learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells; sort, insert...

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...

CORRIDOS: Mexican Tragic Ballad Songwriting Workshop

Learn to write an authentic Mexican “corrido” in this free, two‐hour workshop with Juan Díes, co-founder of the GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Nominated Sones de...

books stacked on library table

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...

Recipe for a Comet

Help create a comet using dry ice and household ingredients and observe how it models the features of a real comet.

Belly Dancing

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

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