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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

Monday, January 27

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...

colored pencils creative art drawing

Enjoy a reading of your favorite super stories on the big screen, accompanied by a drawing activity and craft. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

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.

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,...

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...

Audio Book Club

Chit chat with friends and listen to audiobook while staying warm with some hot cocoa.

One Book One 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.

Teen STEM Day

Learn about STEM topics through a fun program in the Govans Branch!

iRhyme!

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...

Canton Crafternoon

Drop in for crafts and open art play.

MyPlate Introduction

Kids and caregivers can learn about the new dietary guidelines taught in schools with a fun craft about food choices. Snacks will be provided.

Watercolor Painting

Paint in watercolors and create your own masterpieces or just fun pictures.

chess game strategy

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

Monday Movie: Angel Has Fallen

Synopsis A Secret Service agent is accused of being complicit in an assassination attempt on the President. He struggles to evade his colleagues and the FBI...

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....

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,...

Documentary & Discussion: In Remembrance of Martin

Join us for a thought-provoking film and discussion with refreshments. Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary...

Identity Theft: What Is It and What Should You Do to Help Prevent It From Happening To You?

Mr. Leach will give an overview of the problem and how the nature of identity theft attacks has changed through case studies that illustrate problems people...

writing signing paperwork forms

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

Mix Fix Aerobic 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....

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...

Baltimore’s Civil Rights Heritage: Shaping the National Movement

Featuring special guest, Reverend Al Hathaway from Union Bapist Church. Baltimore’s airport is named after Civil Rights giant Thurgood Marshall, and plaques...

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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