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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, December 17

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.

Free Family Flick: Polar Express

Come in and enjoy the showing of The Polar Express movie and a craft.

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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.

Deck the Children's Department

Make festive paper decorations such as snowflakes to decorate our Children's Department - every Monday in December.

Holiday Decor

Join us for some fun festivties using candies and candles for holiday decorations. Space is limited; registration required; please call to register at...

Level Up Club: Create & Play

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

Teen Book Discussion

Share what you have been reading with the teen librarian at the Govans Branch.

Free Family Flick: The Star

An adventurous donkey goes on an epic journey to the birth of Jesus. Director: Timothy Reckart, 2017, 86 min. Cast: Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary...

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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...

yoga group stretching

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....

Juice Box and Paint

Bring your own creative juices to this fun arts and crafts workshop.

Ugly Sweater

Come out and make the ugliest sweater you can imagine!

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...

Beginning Origami for Adults

Learn the art of paper folding. Materials will be provided.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

Monday Movie: Breaking In

A mom breaks into her late father's high-security estate when men hold her kids hostage inside. 2018; 88 min. Cast: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Intrsoduction to Computers/Windows,...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Hamilton Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss Merry and Bright by Debbie Macomber.

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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....

Deck the Halls

Join us for some holiday decorating tips. Make your own decoration to take home. Please call 410-396-1099 to register. All supplies provided.

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