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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

Thursday, November 14

Peace Rocks

As part of the Baltimore Ceasefire, join us in creating Peace Rocks for our library's Peace Garden. "Spreading messages of Peace that ripple out around the...

board games

Come to the library everyday and enjoy browsing through a variety of games to play with family and friends at your own leisure.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

Learn your way around the Excel 2010 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columns. Learn everyday tasks such as...

Stick Together® Peace Dove

In the spirit of the Baltimore Ceasefire, let's Stick Together® and create a community Peace Dove poster. Stop by the library anytime in November to...

Triangle Twig Dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native-American Heritage Month by creating a dreamcatcher as November's Take & Make craft project. Ancient legends about the history and origin of...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, Pt. 1 & 2

Create custom presentations for work or personal use. Insert text, tables, WordArt, ClipArt, pictures, and AutoShapes. Learn to select and apply slide...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

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

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...

Canciones y cuentos para pequeñitos en español e inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Mindful Meditation

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

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...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

2:30pm
STEM Festival: Marshmallow Engineering

Hone your engineering skills by building the tallest tower using only marshmallows and pasta.

teens studying writing in library afterschool

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...

One Book Poetry

A local slam poet will show you how to create poetry in the style of and based on the themes of Jason Reynolds' book "Long Way Down."

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...

Dance & Bmore Presents: AMP Arts Mentorship Program for  7th Graders & Up

Explore the magical world of classic books through music, movement, and theatre. This 9-week session for seventh graders and older uses community-building,...

Anime Club

Come watch and discuss your favorite anime with your friends! There will be snacks.

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...

Teen Gaming: Board Games

Play popular board and dice games from Monopoly to Munchkin!

Teen Improv Workshops!

Megan Wills is an improv comedy performer and founder of the Charm City Comedy Project and the Charm City Comedy Festival in Baltimore. She will be hosting...

"I Have A Voice" 2nd Annual Youth Conference on Social Justice

Students, educators and adults are welcome to join a lively discussion on the Respect Initiative which explores diversity, humility and tolerance. Share your...

Book Tasting: Donuts & Death

The Shining by Stephen King Horror has never tasted so sweet. Join us and sink your teeth into a good book while enjoying donuts.

Game Night

Trivia, Challenges, Board Games, Card Games, Quizzes and everything else in between are possibilities tonight. Play with us for bragging rights and prizes!

Wii Gaming

Teens and Tweens can come out and enjoy evening a fun fill evening of playing your favorite video games.

Jamercise Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Origami

Flex your creative muscles and learn to fold paper into different animals!

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

teens having fun

Are you a leader? How do you define leadership? How do you become a leader? What are the characteristics of a leader? Why do people follow leaders? How to...

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 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Painting With Alcohol Inks: Beginner's Workshop

This Alcohol Inks class will cover beginning techniques for creative play and minor control of alcohol inks on tiles. All supplies are provided by the...

Paint Night

Come create your own work of art at the library. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0970 to register.

Banking Basics

Learn the basics of opening, building, and maintaining a bank account, and about money management skills. Presented by Don Black of Branch Banking & Trust...

Holiday Crafting Workshops

Make unique gifts for the holidays to keep or give as a present.

Mix Fix Aerobic Class

Achieving your fitness goals just became fun. Work out with certified instructor Shante’ Gilbert. Bring a towel and bottle water. For all fitness levels....

Peabody at the Library

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

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. Presented...

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. Presented...

CANCELLED Lets Talk Board Games

Dan Hoffman, owner of Canton Games, discusses the increasing popularity of board games and his personal favorites. CANCELLED

The Industrial Valley - 200 Years of Manufacturing along the Jones Falls

Historian Nathan Dennies of the Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance will trace the industrial history and legacy of the Jones Falls Valley from Mt. Washington...

Brown Lecture Series: Colson Whitehead, The Nickel Boys

Based on the real story of a reform school in Florida that operated for one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives of thousands of children, The...

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