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All Pratt Library Events Cancelled

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. Currently programs and events through April 11 have been cancelled. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

Prattlibrary.org will be kept up to date with further information regarding the closure of our physical locations. While our physical locations are closed, you may still use your Pratt Library Card to access Pratt Digital Library resources, including research materials, downloads, and streaming media for all ages.


Monday, January 13

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...

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.

Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals will be available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

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.

Share Your Dream

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

Snowflake Art

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

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...

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...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for Me?

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...

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,...

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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...

One Book Baltimore: Read 4 Peace

Read and discuss the One Book Baltimore book, Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds, and other related readings. Light refreshments provided.


Join Media Rhythm Institute in the Teen Center at the Central library for iRhyme! iRhyme is a reading literacy program that uses HipHop to encourage...

DIY Stickers

The possibilites are limitless as you create beautiful personalized stickers with cheap materials!

board games

Fun games and fun prizes at the Clifton Branch.

Games Night

Come to the library to play our board games or use our Nintendo Switch.

Teen Toolkit: Financial Literacy

January is Financial Wellness Month! Join us as we kick off our Teen Toolkit series with a conversation on financial wellness. Our discussion will be guided...

chess game strategy

All skill levels are welcome to learn and to play chess.

Monday Movie: Don't Let Go

Synopsis Mourning the loss of three of his family members, a detective receives a haunting phone call from his deceased niece, who is existing on an...

Small Business 101

The Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship is offering Business 101 to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners with methods to securing capital,...

Google Drive Series

In this 3-session series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation -...

Google Series

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6 session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers/Windows,...

Adult Trivia: MLK Edition

Compete for top honors (and a prize) at our Adult Trivia Night. This month's questions feature the life and career of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gifts From the Garden

"The Garden in Winter" Taking care of winter-hardy plants in the yard and garden as well as house plants. (Given by EPFL staff.)

Hamilton Book Club

Join us as we discuss The Guardians by John Grisham. Light refreshments will be served.

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A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

Monday Memories

Learn how to preserve memories in scrapbooks, cards, letters, and pictures.

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...

#Popscope Public Astronomy Night: Cancelled

This program has been cancelled on January 13. We apologize for the inconvenience. #Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse...

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5; siblings...

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