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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.

Events

Monday, October 7

  Hispanic Heritage Month Treasure Hunt

Fun facts about Hispanic heritage are hidden throughout the children’s department - find a fact, win a prize!

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.

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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...

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...

Immigration 101

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will present an immigration information session. Learn about: How to get U.S. Citizenship TPC...

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

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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...

STEM STEAM gears

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...

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Have fun discussing books that you really enjoyed and listen to audio books play in the background while enjoying snacks.

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.

Family STEM: Slime Time

Experiment with different kinds of slime.

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.

Monday Movie: Long Shot

Synopsis A journalist is hired as a speechwriter by his former babysitter, who is now running for president Production year 2019 Rating R Runtime 120...

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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....

Introduction to Google Drive Series

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

Introduction to Google Drive Series

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice using calendar features and share events...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshop; Introduction to Computers/Windows;...

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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...

Monday Memories

Learn how to preserve memories in scrapbooks, cards, letters, and pictures.

Peabody at the Library

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

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...

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