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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 4

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.

Trivia Night: Movie Edition

Come put your knowledge of movies to the test and win a prize at this adult trivia contest.

Twinkle Light Transformation

Explore light and color as we use paint, markers, tissue and foil to turn discarded plastic bottles into sparkling decorations for the library windows. A...

Decoupage Lanterns

Learn to use Mod Podge and paper to create beautiful lanterns out of discarded plastic containers. A Neighborhood Lights program.

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.

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...

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...

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.

Make & Take: Teen Makerspace

Choose a favorite character or object from TV, movies, and video games, or create your own unique design with Perler beads.

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...

Native American Heritage Month Movie Series : The Dead Can't Dance

Keep celebrating Halloween during Native American Heritage month with our screening of "The Dead Can't Dance," directed by Rodrick Pocowatchit...

One Book Art

Local artist will assist in the creation of art based on the novel Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

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...

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...

International Games Week: Game Exhibition!

Celebrate International Board Games week with a new board game, table-top game or activity each day!


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...

books stacked on library table

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...

Scratch Computer Games

Learn more about this unique programming tool and build your own game to share with others!

Zines with Tweens

Come learn how to make your very own comic or zine.

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: Our Solar System

Explore outer space through hands-on activities and experiments.

FutureMakers Presents: Light Painting Lab

Use LEDs, batteries, and conductive materials to construct projects that glow - and use them in long exposure digital photos to produce amazing selfies with...

STEM Family: Investigate a hit and run accident

How do forensic experts use STEM to investigate a hit-and-run accident? Join students from Morgan State University as we work with hands-on kits, learn...

Northwood Chess Masters

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

Star Party

Explore the cosmos with the Hubble and Webb Space Telescopes! Learn how scientists make discoveries about planets, stars, nebulas and galaxies without being...

Brilliant Baltimore - Light City Neighborhood Lights

Light City is America’s first large-scale festival of art, music, and innovation where Baltimore comes together and where the world comes to Baltimore....

Monday Movie-Hotel Mumbai

Synopsis: The staff and visitors of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel struggle to deal with the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Over the course of a few days, they try to...

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....

Designing Brochures, Programs, & Flyers in Word 2016

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Finding Edith: Book Presentation and Discussion

Author Edith Mayer Cord discusses her childhood and adolescence as a Viennese Girl growing up against the backdrop of the Great Depression, the rise of...

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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...

Meet the Author: Dr. Eric Holmes

Dr. Eric L. Holmes, one of the co-authors of Soulful Prayers:The Power Of Intentional Communication With God by Cheryl Polote-Williamson, will be here to...

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...

Friends of the Canton Library

Join the Friends for their regular meeting.

Wildflower Seedpod Making Workshop

Growing and helping native wildflowers proliferate is an important part of being a watershed steward. Native plants provide food and shelter to our region’s...

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