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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, December 7

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.

Stationery Station

It is Write a Friend Month! Visit our stationery station anytime this month during library hours and write a letter to a friend or loved one.

Yoga for Everyone in Central Hall

Practice yoga in the beauty of Central Library. Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those...

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...

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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...

Winter Solstice Cinnamon-Stick Ornament

To celebrate the Winter Solstice, we're making Cinnamon-Stick Ornaments as our December Take & Make craft project. Stop by anytime in December to pick up...

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;...

Free Family Flicks - Snow Buddies

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. Disney's puppies travel to the frosty arctic for a new adventure where they make new friends and take part...

Genealogy Circle Meeting: Researching Your Family History at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has one of the world's premier collections of U.S. and foreign genealogical and local historical publications. The Library's...

Family Portrait Day

Get your family's portrait taken for free! Each family will receive digital images by email and one free 8 x 10 print. The print must be picked up on a...

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...

Paint & Juice

A guided paint program for children 5-12. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0399.

Start With Art

Hands-on art activities for children and their caregivers. Spend time creating quality art projects that will tell their own story.

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.

  Kwanzaa Family Time: Pine Cone Bird Feeders

The principles of Kwanzaa include purpose, creativity, and collective responsibility. Help look out for our feathered friends by making peanut butter bird...

Contes en famille, français et anglais / French and English Family Storytime

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de moins de 12 ans accompagnés d’un adulte. Les frères et sœurs sont les bienvenus, ainsi que tous les niveaux...

Holiday Cookie Contest

Sponsored by the Friends of the Canton Library. Come see the holiday decorations at the Canton Branch and kick off the spirit of the holidays. Take part in...

Preschool Playdate

Join us in a brief storytime and casual playdate. Meet other preschoolers and their parents in the area.

Black Writers' Guild of Maryland

Join the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland for a writing workshop.

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Looking to start and maintain a successful business? Come and learn the fundamentals of growing your Business with BB&T.

Almost Christmas

A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died. Director: David E. Talbert Stars: Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Danny...

Cookie Decorating

Get cozy and create some edible art with us, as we decorate cookies just in time to chase away the wintertime blues! Ages 4 and up and their grown ups. All...

Film: Spider-man Far From Home

Peter Parker is on a trip to Europe with his classmates when elementals start wreaking havoc across the continent. Nick Fury enlists his help to fight the...

Films @ Central: Toy Story 4

Synopsis: Major complications ensue when Bonnie turns a spork into a toy, but he sees himself as an eating utensil instead. Woody, Buzz and co. have to set...

HarpAdventures Holiday Concert

Come hear a concert of festive music featuring harp players from all over Baltimore. Young harpists from the Peabody Institute’s HarpAdventures community...

MoonLit Workshop: I'll Build Me a World

Building a fictional world that stretches across works is its own particular challenge. In addition to paying attention to the usual narrative elements...

Short Selections Reading Club

Join us for a bite-sized reading club that focuses on reading and discussing short stories. Read and discuss short stories you like related to a chosen...

Documentary & Discussion: Rat Film

Join us for a thought-provoking film and discussion with refreshments. Rat Film: The History of Baltimore Told Through a Unique Lens uses the rat as a...

CASH Campaign: Conquering Debt

A free financial education workshop provided by the CASH Campaign of Maryland. Come and learn:Steps and strategies to tackle debtsWhat to do when dealing...

Celebrate Kwanzaa

Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa with an interactive presentation.

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