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Virtual Events Now Available

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all Pratt Library in person events are cancelled 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 28

Take & Make: Halloween Paperclip Bookmarks

Stop by anytime in October and pick up a Halloween paperclip-bookmark kit. Then check out our selection of ghost stories and suspense thrillers for a...

 Benefits Screenings for Marylanders

The CASH Campaign of Maryland offers screenings and application help for public benefits, such as food stamps and utility assistance.

 Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals is available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please bring your own meditation mat.

PeaceFire for Ceasefire

Stop by during the week of May 4 - 9 and help us create PeaceFire at the Pratt, an art installation of banners, flags and posters in support of Baltimore...

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Explore learning stations about colors, sound, shapes, and other science and math concepts. For children ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

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...

Baby and Me Yoga Presented by Eclectic Soul Yoga

Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement milestones, and gain mind and body awareness while deepening your bond. For babies 1 month to 24 months...

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...

Job Search Reboot: Resume Tips and Interview Strategy

Looking for the next gig or your DREAM job?Need to create a resume or revamp your existing one?Is your current job search yeilding ZERO results?Freaking out...

Resume Clinic

Your resume is one of your first points of contact with potential employers. It is important that your resume make an excellent first impression. Schedule a...

The Art Of Interviewing 101

Explore the different types of interviewing and how to practice to do your best. Workshop instructed by Lisa Wingfield, founder of Madeit Foundation and...

Lawyer in the Library

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

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Bring something that you have been working on or something that you are just starting.

Let's Craft Together

Let's craft together, for a little while or an hour.

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Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

Waverly Branch Afterschool Homework Help

Drop by the Waverly Branch for free homework help from Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by Youth Library...

Collective Minds

Join us on Mondays and Wednesdays after school and create fictional stories, poems, hip hop and learn some concepts of open mic. Let your creative work flow...


Construct with straws and cardboard, take on a coding challenge, or design and print shadow puppets for our theater. The possibilities are endless with this...

Teen Book Discussion

Share what you have been reading at the Govans Branch.

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Meet the Teen Center Staff and participate in an activity each day with us. Activities include: October 21st - Virtual Tour Scavenger HuntOctober 22nd -...

Who Lives in Bird-timore with Audubon

Students, join us for an introduction to birds in Baltimore! The program will focus on Baltimore City as a surprisingly important wildlife habitat. Birds can...

Alebrijes Masks: Presented by the Creative Alliance's Artesanas Mexicanas

Join the Creative Alliance's Artesanas Mexicanas to make and decorate masks in the shapes of alebrijes, folk art sculptures of fantastical animals. October...

Block Party

Do you or your children love building with LEGOs? Enjoy a multitude of LEGO fun with our very own Block Party where we will have crafts, games, a movie, and...

CS First Tween Coding Club

Share your story through code. Learn how to use Scratch 3.0 in this 4-week starter course for 4th and 5th graders. Please, call (410) 396-0942 to register.

Canton Crafternoon

Drop in for crafts and open art play.

Free Family Flick: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Watch "The Nightmare Before Christmas." A tale about Jack Skellington's plan to kidnap Santa Claus and celebrate a very different Christmas. (PG)

Stump the Librarian

Come armed with a question for the YA librarians to answer. Stump the librarians and get a prize.

Girls Who Code

Introduction to computer programming basics. Use fun drag and drop languages. Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form...

Northwood Chess Masters

Learn how to play chess or challenge a friend. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Baltimore Ceasefire: Mosaic Inspiration

Local artist Sarah McCann will lead a workshop using stained glass, tiles, and gems to create unique individual pieces. Light refreshments and all materials...

Monday Movie-Pet Semetary

Synopsis A family moves to rural Maine where they discover the dark powers of a burial site known at the "Pet Sematary." Production...

Designing Brochures, Programs and Flyers with Microsoft Word

In this workshop learners will design a variety of publications: a flier advertising an event; a program outlining date, times, and details of an event; and...

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 – Part 1 and 2, and...

Knitting Circle

Join us for an informal atmosphere for knitters. Bring your own supplies and already started project or start a new one! Participants will share new...

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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...

Family Storytime

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

String Art

Create and take home your own unique piece of art. Please call 410-396-1099 or come to branch to register.

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