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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, November 16

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.

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...

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

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...

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...

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

Join us for an hour of Chair Yoga presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Family Storytime

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

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...

Mr. Brewster’s Invigorating Invention

Presented by Towson University's "Opera in a Can" program, this energetic 40-minute show tells the fascinating story of the invention of the kaleidoscope!...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

 Promote Your Own Book

Author and PR veteran Cherrie Woods discusses how to promote your book. Ms. Woods will share techniques and insights on how to ensure that your book will...

Alcohol Ink Creations: Intermediate Workshop

This class is the next step in learning new ways to control the alcohol inks with your own creative flair. Completion of the Introduction of Alcohol Ink...

Author visit Family Storytime - Ellen Kahan Zager and Harriet Helfand

Come meet Ellen Kahan Zager and learn how the words of the Torah inspired her new book, And There Was Evening And There Was Morning. Ellen and Harriet will...


Celebrate National Button Day by making your own button.

books stacked on library table

Are you interested in getting your genre writing published? Do you want tips and tricks on how to become a published author or how to self-publish? Have you...

3D Printing Basics

3D printing for beginners! Try your hand at 3D design.

Adult Painting Workshop

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

Amazon STEM Series: Minecraft LEGOs

Build your own mini Minecraft dungeons for Steve and Alex out of LEGOs.

Charming Crafts: Holiday Wine Glasses

Celebrate the hoildays by decorating your own wine glass. Materials provided. Please call 410-396-0399 to register.

books stacked on library table

November's book: Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah December's book: Under Fire by April Ryan

The Original Kings of Comedy

We got jokes. A concert film featuring four major African-American stand-up comedians. Join us for a screening of The Original Kings of Comedy, directed by...

Charm City Writers - Critique Group

Join the Charm City Writers critique group the 3rd Saturday of every month. This small group meets regularly to review each others' work and offer...

Introduction to making Jewelry

The purpose of this program is to give an introduction to the field of making jewelry. This brief introduction will give Young Adult patrons the opportunity...

Live Music:  Deja Vu

Deja Vu is a group composed of four talented students/musicians who attend Baltimore School for the Arts: John Elek Yuhas (guitar), Isaac Chang (piano &...

NaNoWriMo Sharing Circle

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the...

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...

One Book Baltimore Presents: 12 O'Clock Boys

In observance of One Book Baltimore & Baltimore Ceasefire do not miss the screening of the 12 O'Clock Boys. In Lotfy Nathan's wild, dynamic documentary...

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