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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, January 11

Send a Smile Drive

For the month of January, help us collect toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotions, and body wash to donate to the Loch Raven VA Clinic. Then on February 3rd, join...

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...

Ceasefire Community Peace Journal

Come fill our Journal. Write your hopes, your sorrows, your dreams, your reflections. Fill our Peace Journal with your heart's contemplations.

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...

Share Your Dream

Inspired by Dr. King, we're building a dream garland. Come in anytime in January or February and add yours.

Skill Builder's Workshop

Skill Builder's Workshop on May 9th has been cancelled. Develop mouse skills and become acquainted with basic computer functions. Class participants learn...

Snowflake Art

Create your own one-of-kind snowflake using coffee filters, markers, and creativity.

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...

Blink to See

Seeing faces in the clouds or on pieces of fruit is common. This ability to find familiar objects in unfamiliar places is called pareidolia. You can learn...

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga will help improve flexibility, strength, balance and focus. Enjoy the many benefits of yoga without sitting or lying on the floor. Session led...

CharmPass and Transit Apps

Do you use public transit? If so, come learn about the CharmPass and Transits apps, which MTA is utilizing to assist its customers with vehicle schedules,...

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...

My Gym Community Class

During our My Gym Community Class children are elated as they sing, dance, play games, watch a puppet show and of course move! We will work on fine and gross...

yoga group stretching

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

Knot Just Knitting

Join a yarn crafters group. Beginners are welcome as you start your journey!

John Hansboro Presents "Spit Fire Saturdays!"

Hosted by John Hansboro, our monthly Poetry Slams offer a free spoken-word platform for teens and adults to share their talents in a safe and creative...

Beautiful Hair Tips for the New Year

Find your hair style. Show your damaged locks some love. Tame your mane without the torch. Keep your wig well. Learn how at the library.

Lion King Karaoke

Make a jungle animal puppet and sing along to your favorite songs. Then, join us for the movie showing at 2 pm.

Painting With Alcohol Inks: Beginner's Workshop

Painting with alcohol inks is delightful, mesmerizing and losts of fun. This Alcohol Inks class will cover beginning techniques for creative play and minor...

Adult Book Discussion

Discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.

Films @ Central: The Lion King (2019)

Synopsis: A young lion returns to reclaim the throne that was stolen from him and his father by his treacherous uncle after spending his childhood in exile...

Live Music: Abe Ovadia Jazz Duo

Live from New York: the Abe Ovadia Jazz Duo performs standards from the traditional jazz repertoire. Abe Ovadia won New York City's 2016 Hot House Jazz...

Mosaic Workshop

Join artist Sarah McCann for an afternoon of mosaic-making. Create a mosaic frame for yourself or as a gift for a loved one. Participants are invited to...

Virtuoso Guitar with Oscar Somersalo

International prize-winning classical guitarist Oscar Somersalo performs music by Bach, Romantic era Spanish and European guitar music, and a sonata by...

We Slay Book Club

We will read and discuss Diamond Doris: The True Story of the World's Most Notorious Jewel Thief by Zelda Lockhart. Growing up during the Depression in the...

Live Music:  Caleb Stine

Longtime Baltimore folk Troubadour Caleb Stine performs.

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