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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.


Saturday, December 8

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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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...

Online Shopping

Are you interested in shopping online? Learn how to navigate and purchase goods on different online shopping sites. Whether you are using your phone or a...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.


Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math through play, discovery, movement and stories.

Disney Delights - BOLT

Old Time Disney Delights - Not a Princess in Sight! Enjoy old-fashioned Disney films on a big screen as we present a series of Disney classics. Snacks...

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...

Free Family Flick: Hansel and Gretel

Watch a favorite fairy tale and participate in related activities.

Saturday at the Cinema: Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Jim Carrey stars in this lavish live-action version of the holiday tale. Director: Ron Howard

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Play and learn with toys to touch, feel, hear, and watch. For children under 7 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Knot Just Knitting

Join this knitting and crochet group at the Northwood Branch.

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Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

Women on the Move

Women on the Move aims to give women the tools they need to make life enhancements. It is a monthly workshop to empower, encourage and inspire women of all...

Chess for Teens

Join us for a friendly game of chess. Learn tips and techniques for the beginner and the pro.

Adult Painting Party

Create your own original artwork. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register. Refreshments provided.

Building Successful and Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships enrich our lives and bring more happiness. This workshop aims to educate, equip, inspire, and empower people with the skills necessary...

Live Music: Abe Ovadia Jazz Duo

Live from New York: the Abe Ovadia Jazz Duo performs standards from the traditional jazz repertoire. Abe Ovadia won New York City's 2016 Hot House Jazz...

Peabody at the Library

An informal classical music performance for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.

Upcycle Saturdays @ the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

Starting in December, we will take one person's trash and make it another person's project to treasure forever. All supplies Included. Call 410-396-0399 to...

We Slay Book Club

We will read and discuss Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman. God is dead. Meet the kids. Fat Charlie Nancy’s normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead...

Six Foot Scrabble

Test your Scrabble skills with our giant board. You can play on a team, stop by for a word or two, or stay the entire time.

Jazz in the Stacks

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble lead by Terry Koger, saxophonist. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Library Resources for Crafters

From ideas and inspiration, to techniques and events, take a look at some of the resources the Pratt Library offers for crafters.

Rockin' Holiday Karaoke

It's open karaoke for all ages! Sing your favorite song or holiday tune while enjoying some sweet holiday treats.

Cosmic Cookies

Explore how cookies can depict moon phases. Please call 410-396-0935 to register.

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