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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, November 19

Make-Up Art Exhibition with Gloria Garrett

The Make-Up Art Exhibition with Gloria Garrett, Baltimore's own Makeup artist. Gloria Garrett is a self-taught artist who uses cosmetics (lipstick, finger...

Cherry Hill Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

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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...

Monday Yarns

Knit or crochet while listening to an audiobook.

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Day

Come enjoy two stations of DIY: jewelry-making and picture frames.

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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...

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Let's explore technology with the Cubetto Robot, and Ozobots.

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.

 Board Games and Role-Playing

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

Amazon STEM Series: Sewing at the Library

Use the library's sewing machine to sew together the squares of the library peace quilt.

Level Up Club: Create & Play

The level up club utilizes STEAM to curate visual literacy programs for gaming and comic book enthusiast.

Reading Igloo: The Rebuild

Join us Mondays in November as we rebuild our Reading Igloo out of recycled materials.

Thanksgiving Crafts

Come make a thankful paper plate pie and hand-drawn turkeys.

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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 .

Let's Play Monopoly

Play the game and see if you have what it takes to win.

My MTA Bus Tracker

A representative from Maryland Transit Administration will demonstrate MyBusTracker, which helps you find out the scheduled and estimated actual arrival time...

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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...

The Construction Zone

Drop by the Children's Department for "the Construction Zone." Build a LEGO creation. All ages welcome; children 5 and under must build with an adult...

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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....

Zumbini with Miss Lisa

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

Monday Movie: Hotel Artemis

A woman runs a high-security, members-only hospital for criminals in Los Angeles. When an injured bank robber brings $18 million in jewels there, both a mob...

Introduction to MS PowerPoint, 2010

Create custom presentations for work or personal use. Insert text, tables, WordArt, ClipArt, pictures, and AutoShapes. Learn to select and apply slide...

Jewelry Making Workshop with Baltimore Jewelry Center

Instructors from Baltimore Jewelry Center will lead these workshops. Space is limited, please call 410-396-6076 to register.

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National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the...

Hamilton Book Club

Join us as teens and adults discuss Dear Martin by Nic Stone.

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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...

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