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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 5

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...

Monster Monday - Frankenstein

Based on the classic novel by Mary Shelley, a scientist assembles corpses to create a monster, who incurs the wrath of the local villagers when he...

Scales & Tales: Wings & Things

Prepare for an in-depth look at live raptors and other birds as we explore their natural history, conservation topics, and tell the "tales" of how each was...

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...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Youth will be able to create summer paintings and take their work of art home.

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...

Magic with Bill Packard

The Story Wars are here with out of this world magician Bill Packard--visiting us all the way from Atlanta! Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-8548 to...

Challenge Accepted

We'll have different challenges set up each time ranging from Sporcle quizes, Guess That Song, Five second Rule, Don't Reacts, and much more. Winners get...

Salad Spinner Art

Come create beautiful art using paper plates, paint, and a salad spinner.

Crafternoon: Star Wreath

Make an out-of-this-world wreath with a paper plate and star cut-outs.

Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw in manga style with the young adult staff of the Govans Branch.

Fun Arts & Snacks - SC

Youth will have a great space to make, shape and design projects ranging from self-portraits to creative banners. Youth will have creative freedom and be...

Ice Cream in a Bag

Create ice cream in this quick, no-mess experiment using a plastic bag.

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....

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-The Prodigy

Synopsis Sarah's genius son Miles starts showing signs of sinister thoughts and dark intentions. As she fears for her safety, she enlists the help of a...

Ice Cream Social

Come join us for our Ice Cream Social. Sponsored by the Friends of the Canton Library.

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 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 Word 2010

2 Classes, 2 hours per class. Course Content: Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling and...

Karaoke Jam Session

Come sing one of your favorite tunes and enjoy some refreshments.

So, You Want to Start a Nonprofit!

Presented by Anna Tatro, Grants Librarian, Enoch Pratt Free Library Do you dream of starting and running your very own nonprofit? Come learn all the...

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