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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

Saturday, February 1

Booklovers' Breakfast featuring Tayari Jones

SOLD OUT New York Times best-selling author, Tayari Jones, is the author four novels, most recently An American Marriage. Published in 2018, An American...

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...

Black History Month Fact Find

There will be facts throughout the Children's Department about exceptional black people who contributed to the world of Art, Science, Music, Activisim,...

Black History Month Trivia

It's Trivia Time. Take part in our Black History Month Trivia and be entered in for a weekly and grand prize.

Black History Trading Card

Promote your appreciation for African-Americans by creating your own trading card (in branch activity, the entire month of February).

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II on March 28 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...

Quilt Art

Create your own piece of textile art inspired by the rich history of African-American quilting.

Share Your Dream

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

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...

Family Storytime

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

Shut Up and Write!

Join us for an hour devoted to writing, with other quietly supportive writers. Bring the novel or poem you've already started, or try a writing prompt for...

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...

Saturday at the Cinema: The Lion King

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery. 2019. Directed by John...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

story time, librarian and children

Stories, rhymes and songs for children under 12 with a favorite adult. / Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de moins de 12 ans accompagnés d’un...

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,...

Preschool Playdate

Join us in a brief storytime and casual playdate. Meet other preschoolers and their parents in the area.

Black Writers' Guild of Maryland

Join the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland for a writing workshop.

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...

Douglass, Tubman and Harper: 19th Century Freedom Fighters

Join us for a Black History Month presentation featuring the stories of Marylanders Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and Frances Harper. Presented by...

Film: Fences

Celebrating the African American Experience Synopsis Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh...

Film: Fences

Some people build fences to keep people out - and other people build fences to keep people in. Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s...

Freedom Quilt Squares

It is believed that Freedom Quilts were used as tools for the Underground Railroad. Celebrate Black History Month by creating your own vibrant square. Please...

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