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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.

Events

Thursday, January 23

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.

Keyboarding/Office Applications

Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify and type different...

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.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

E-Portfolio (Electronic Portfolio)

Create and showcase an online digital display of your skills, abilities, and achievements to prospective employers or school administrators. Include a PDF...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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...

Canciones y cuentos para pequeñitos en español e inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Nonprofit Consultations

Meet with Anna Tatro, Grants Librarian to discuss your nonprofit needs! Anna will be available to provide resources, structure and support in a variety of...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

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.

Afternoon B-I-N-G-O

Feeling lucky or especially skilled? Join us for BINGO in the afternoon. Light refreshments provided.

How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit

Who should attend? Community leaders who are currently members of – or plan to start – a small nonprofit organization. What will be covered? Starting a...

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...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

2:30pm
3D Printing Design Workshop

Join us and design something to be printed using the 3D printer.

Anime Nerds

Enjoy some anime episodes, a fun activity, and a tasty snack.

STEM STEAM gears

Read a STEAM-related story, hear a song, and do a fun activity that's all about STEAM!

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...

Anime Club

Come watch and discuss your favorite anime with your friends! There will be snacks.

chess game strategy

Play chess with friends, peers, and a member of the Johns Hopkins Chess Club. All skill levels welcome.

Hairspray

Set in John Water's beloved native Baltimore during the 1960's TV dance-show craze, Hairspray tells the story of Zaftig Hish School "hair hopper" Tracy...

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...

teens having fun

Grab a snack and hang out with teens who are just like you!

Book Discussion of The Hidden Life of Trees

In the international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, first published in Germany in 2015, forester and author Peter Wohllenben shares his deep love of...

Puzzle It Out

Try your hand at Sudoku or put together a jigsaw puzzle!

health fitness active

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

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 -...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 CANCELLED

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 January 23rd & 30th have been cancelled. Learn your way around the Excel 2016 spreadsheet. Discussion will include:...

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2010 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 – Part 1 and 2, and...

Couponing 202: Saving More Pennies

A session for beginning to intermediate couponers. Learn more tricks of the trade to save your family money.

Maryland Public Television Indie Lens Pop-Up: Always in Season

Always in Season by Jacqueline Olive In Always in Season, descendents of the victims and the perpetrators of lynching are working together to heal a violent...

Mixxed Fit Cardio Class

Achieving your fitness goals just became fun. Work out with certified instructor Shante’ Gilbert. Bring a towel and bottle water. For all fitness levels....

Northwood Book Discussion Group

Join us as we discuss What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha.

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...

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...

Habitat for Humanity Homeownership Information Session

Staff will be on hand to discuss the Habitat for Humanity of Cheasapeake Homeownership program.

MixxedFit

Join us for a dance fitness workout led by Ciera Moore. CANCELLED

Writers LIVE! Clifford Thompson, What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man’s Blues

Clifford Thompson will be in conversation with Abdul Ali, author of Trouble Sleeping. In What It Is, Clifford Thompson turns for guidance to the wisdom of...

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