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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, May 11

yoga group stretching

Workout to populat line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfotable shoes and clothing.

Amazon Stem Series: Open Print

Bring in your own 3D creations to print or customize one of our pre-made prints for yourself.

PeaceFire for Ceasefire

Stop by during the week of May 4 - 9 and help us create PeaceFire at the Pratt, an art installation of banners, flags and posters in support of Baltimore...

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

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Free Family Flicks - Mulan

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen as we present a monthly series of family friendly films. Snacks are permitted and the film is shown with...

Chemistry in the Library: The Chemistry of Paper

Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society and participate in hands-on experiments exploring the chemistry of...

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...

Family Storytime: Peter and the Wolf

Learn the thrilling story of Peter and the Wolf, then stay for performances by the Highlandtown School 215 OrchKids and the Baltimore Symphony Musicians.

Fast Track to a Job: Mock Interviews

Join Lisa Wingfield of MadeIt! Foundation to get practice and tips for job interviews.

OrchKids at the Pratt

Enjoy a performance by the Highlandtown School 215 OrchKids, then stay for more music with the Baltimore Symphony Musicians.

CANCELED Children' s Author Reading: Barrett Clemmensen Powell

Join author Barrett Clemmensen Powell for readings of her children's books that follow young Lori Leak on her travels around the world. After the stories,...

Knot Just Knitting

We are a casual group of yarn crafters sharing tips and ideas. We are willing to help beginners. All are welcome!

Peter and the Wolf with the Baltimore Symphony Musicians

The Baltimore Symphony Musicians must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens musicians and audience alike! The library auditorium will become the dramatic...

Waverly Role Play Gaming Group

Join us for role playing fun with a Dungeon Crawl Classics campaign, led by instructor Mica Fetz. For ages 12 and older. Call 410-396-6053 to sign up.

Adult Craft Time: Tissue-Paper Cherry Blossoms

Create beautiful cherry blossoms out of sticks and tissue paper.

Peace Rocks

They were so popular last summer, we have brought them back. Come paint a rock for yourself and a friend at the Clifton Branch.

Sweets with Mom featuring Pastry Chef Jassmeen Haskins-Jackson

Join Pastry Chef, Yassmeen Haskins-Jackson, of Cocoa and Nuts Pastries for an afternoon with Mom at the Walbrook Branch. She will share no bake desserts that...

Unique Me

Come to our inclusive sensory storytime. Contact Ms. Kalyn at the Pennsylvania Avenue branch with any questions, 410-396-0399.

Adult Book Discussion

Read and discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

Adult Painting Workshops

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

Avengers: Infinity War

Where will you be, when it all ends? The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his...

Choose Civility / Baltimore Ceasefire Conversations

The Baltimore Ceasefire Crew facilitate a town hall style meeting promoting community conversation to bring about a better, safer Baltimore.

Community Screening: Resilience -- The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

"The child may not remember, but the body remembers." Part I: May 4, 2019 @ 2 pm The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the...

Friends of Light Street Branch Meeting

Connect with community members at the monthly meeting.

Upcycle Saturday

Make something out of reused materials (discarded objects) and create a new product of a higher quality to keep forever. All supplies will be provided. ...

We Slay Book Club

We will read and discuss Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires. A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires...

Choose Civility Conversations

Panel from the Faces of Homelessness will discuss the housing as "the fundamental base-solution to the problem of homelessness." Join us for a lively, open...

CANCELED Children' s Author Reading: Barrett Clemmensen Powell

Join author Barrett Clemmensen Powell for readings of her children's books that follow young Lori Leak on her travels around the world. After the stories,...

New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert

Join us for a performance by the New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra.

Women's Self Defense Workshop

Learn the fundamental skills necessary to defend yourself. Presented by Aquil Bey of Tailored Defense Training Group.

Geoboard Art

Stretch your imagination to create your own work of geoboard art. All supplies provided.

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