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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 25

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.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part I

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part I on May 23rd has been cancelled. Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic two-part word...

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.

Snowflake Art

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

Pratt Central Library Book Club

Read and discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. For more information about the Pratt Central Library Book Club, please call the Fiction Department...

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...

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...

Rollin' Reels - Where Angels Fear to Tread

When a rich widow, Lilia (Helen Mirren), visits Tuscany with her friend Caroline (Helena Bonham Carter), she falls in love with Gino (Giovanni Guidelli), a...

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...

Intergenerational Color Me Calm

Destress from everyday routines and enjoy conversating with seniors, adults and youth. While coloring pages with different patterns of mandalas, geometric...

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...

Saturday at the Cinema: Marianne and Leonard - Words of Love

An in-depth look at the relationship between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. 2019. Directed by Nick Broomfield....

yoga group stretching

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

Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Be aware of Human Trafficking! It may be affecting your community. Join the discussion with host SMonique Smith-Person.

Knot Just Knitting

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

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Join our monthly book club as people of all ages read and discuss books on social justice. Then, of course, we’ll do fun, book-specific projects afterwards!...

Two-Day Craft

We're Making Moon and Stars String Chandeliers. Please dress for a mess.

Your Life Well Written Workshop

Join Certified "Guided Autobiography" instructor Karen Bovie to begin your journey into autobiography and memoir through this series of classes. Recall and...

 Teen Photography Workshop: Sun Prints

Cyanotype prints are made by placing objects directly on top of a cyanotype surface and then exposing them to sunlight, creating silhouette images....

Edmondson Avenue Book Club

Join us to discuss The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen.

Film: The Lion King (2019)

Long Live The King! Synopsis A young lion returns to reclaim the throne that was stolen from him and his father by his treacherous and fratricidal uncle...

Painting at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

A local artist leads step-by-step instruction as you create your very own masterpiece. All paint supplies will be provided by the library. Please register...

The Lion King

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new...

Winter Wonderland: Alcohol Ink with April

Bring in your own ceramic mug to create designs using the fluid paints of alcohol inks. Registration required. Please call 410-396-0984 to register.

Songwriting Workshops

January's Artist in Residence Caleb Stine will facilitate two songwriting workshops. The 90 minute, hands-on workshops will explain songwriting terms,...

Animation Action

Make your own short animation! Come learn about and experiment with green screen and stop-motion animation. Space is limited, please visit the branch or call...

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