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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, August 12

Benefits Screenings for Marylanders

The CASH Campaign of Maryland offers screenings and application help for public benefits, such as food stamps and utility assistance.

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please feel free to bring your own meditation mat.

Mini Makers

Explore color science, light, sound, and more with this science series for our littlest learners. Recommended for ages 2-5 and their grown ups. All abilities...

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...

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...

art child painting

We are creating outerspace landscapes to decorate our branch. Come in every Monday to learn a new art technique: sponge painting, stencils, collage, or...

Lawyer in the Library

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

Amazon STEM Series: The Solar System

Learn about the planets and other things that make up our solar system. Part of the Amazon STEM Series.

Anime Watch

Love Anime? Great! Watch, discuss, and discover new favorites at Forest Park Branch.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Teens will learn the art of caricatures and illustrations

Game Day

Play your favorite games like Uno, Baltimore Monopoly and chess, and try out new ones.

Dine Like a King or Queen - SC

Practice your table manners with other teens during this formal meal.

Kid Scientists: Planetary Poetry

Make your own poem about the planets in our solar system.

Teen Book Discussion

Share what you have been reading at the Govans Branch.

Galaxy Jewelry - SC

Jewelry making is a fun hobby with a fashionable end result. Teens and tweens make necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and more!

Canton Chalk Night

Get outside this summer with Canton Chalk Nights. Join us on the sidewalk outside the library each Monday evening from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We'll provide the...


An Exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Northwood Chess Masters

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

Monday Movie-Cold Pursuit

Synopsis A dedicated family man hunts down the dangerous drug cartel that murdered his son in this film about retribution, familial love, and...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel, 2010

A two-part class. Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and columns; resize and format cells, sort, insert headers...

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;...

Adult Paint Night

Come out and enjoy an evening of creating culture on canvas. No experience or talent required to participate. Just bring your confidence and creative juices...

Men Drink Tea, Too!

Cuples Tea presents this workshop on "The Art of Manliness." Get and introduction to the taste, history and health benefits of tea.

Yoga for Everyone

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. Presented...

Astrology Art

Pick your favorite sign of the zodiac and create your own canvas constellation. Please call 410-396-1099 to register.

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

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