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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.


Monday, November 18

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.

Job and Career Help for Veterans

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

Mindful Meditation

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

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...

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

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...

Kitchen Kaizen: Food Safety Program

Have you QUESTIONED… If your milk went bad? Should I wash my chicken? Are my leftovers going to make me sick? Is my burger done? The...

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...

Healthy Little Cooks - Born to Cook

Inspire your favorite young chefs, ages 3-5 to cook this fall during an 8-week program focused on teaching your preschoolers nutrition tips, culinary skills...

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...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

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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...

Autumn Tree Painting

Celebrate the season of fall by painting your favorite version of a tree in autumn.

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a one-hour coding class that gives you your first introduction to computer science. Activities require no experience and can be run on...


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...

Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw in manga style in the Govans Branch!

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Ever wonder what it’s like to get on an elevator with a familiar face but you are not sure why they look different? Join us for 6 weeks as we meet each...

Pathfinder: Revenge of the Kobold King

Fight your way through Darkmoon Wood to the crypts of the villainous Kobold King in this two part D20 adventure roleplaying game. Dice will be provided....

Respect Initiative

Join a lively discussion on the Respect Initiative which explores diversity, humility and tolerance. Presented by Keisha Atlee of EVOLVE. Ms. Atlee is a...

No Bake Holiday Treats

Learn to create a delicious, scrumptious treat with friends and family to showcase at upcoming gatherings.

Northwood Chess Masters

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

Free Wills and Estates Program

Lawyers from St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center will offer a Free Wills and Estates program. Lawyers will be onsite to answer estate and housing questions,...

Monday Movie: Annabelle Comes Home

Synopsis “Annabelle Comes Home” is the third installment of New Line Cinema’s hugely successful “Annabelle” films starring the infamous sinister doll from...

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."

yoga group stretching

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....

Film Screening: On the Basis of Sex

Future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches her career fighting for gender equality by proving discrimination "on the basis of sex" is...

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;...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics 2010

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

Paint and Pastry

Join us for a step-by-step painting class and refreshments. Limited to 20 participants. Call 410-396-6076 to register.

BiMonthly Meetups

BiMonthly is a monthly social and discussion group for folks in Baltimore City and surrounding areas who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or any other...

Ceasefire/One Book One Baltimore Journal Making Workshop

Make your own customized journals, diaries and sketchbooks. We will also talk about the importance of journaling and look at profiles of people who have...

Cuples Tea Workshop

This tea tasting/education workshop seeks to inspire a passion for tea. The emphasis is on the importance of "True Tea" and the versatility of this natural...

Documentary & Discussion: Something Out of Nothing

Join us for a thought-provoking film and discussion with refreshments. Something Out of Nothing follows a group of at-risk teenagers as they learn about...

Gifts From the Garden: Putting the Garden to Bed

It's time to prepare gardens for winter: learn tips for cleaning and protecting plants and trees for cold weather.

Hamilton Book Club

Join us as we discuss My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite. Light refreshments will be served.

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Read and discuss A Bend in the River by V. S. Naipaul.

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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...

One Book Theatrical Performance

Award winning Slam Poet, Gayle Danley, will dramatically perform poetry selections from the novel Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds.

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...

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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