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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 3

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...

Monday Yarns

Knit or crochet while listening to an audiobook.

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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.

Deck the Children's Department

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

Deck the Halls

Help the library decorate for the holidays, and make an ornament to take home.

Level Up Club: Create & Play

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

Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw in manga style with the young adult staff of the Govans Branch.

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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 .

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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...

Teen Wii Play

Come play active Wii games with other teens.

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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....

Hip Hop Dance

Come learn and share the latest dance moves in this fun fitness session.

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...

Chess for Teens

Learn chess moves and challenge other teens to a game.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game.

Monday Movie: Life of the Party

A newly divorced mom joins her daughter at college to get her degree and lives it up on campus. Director: Ben Falcone; 2018; 105 minutes Cast: Melissa...

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,...

Polar Bear Science

How do polar bears stay warm in the freezing water? Come find out!

Books & Brew -- Local Authors

For one month only, our Book Share will be on Monday. Join us at Filippo’s Pizzeria across the street from the Southeast Anchor Library. Enjoy a cold one...

How to Find Money for College

Are you looking for money for college for yourself or for your teen? In this class we will cover federal and state student aid and scholarship searches.

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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...

Live Christmas Music presented by Helping Up Mission Choir and Band

Get into the spirit of the holidays with hot cocoa, cookies, and classic Christmas carols presented by Helping Up Mission, a local nonprofit. Helping Up...

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....

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