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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 15

Chasing Light: Photographs by Amanda Lucidon

In celebration of Black History Month and the Hackerman Foundation Best & Next Series, a selection of Amanda Lucidon's photography is on exhibit February 11...

In Freedom's Name Exhibit

“In Freedom’s Name,” is an exhibition that commemorates the many contributions of African Americans in Maryland who have served in uniform as early as 1634...

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

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.

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

Learn from a Master Gardener: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Do you long to have fresh vegetables on your dinner plate from your own garden or flowers you just cut to put on a table to brighten your home. Whether your...

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.

Pratt Central Library Book Club

Read and discuss Washington Black by Esi Edugyan. For more information about the Pratt Central Library Book Club, please call the Fiction Department at...

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;...

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...

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.

Graphic Novel Book Club: Black Panther

Share your favorite Black Panther books with the group. Shuri readers welcome!

Graphics Galore

Adults who love comics, read and discuss, Abbott: Volume 1, by Saladin Ahmed. In the uncertain social and political climate of 1972 Detroit, hard-nosed,...

Let's Make Music

We're making music to celebrate African American History Month. Come make percussion instruments with us and then let's make some sound!

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...

Black History Month, Violence and Education

Black History month is often relegated to a time when significant Black figures are highlighted and that Black people’s struggle for equality in America is...

books stacked on library table

In January we are reading, "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. In February we are reading, "Second Time Sweet" by Beverly Jenkins.

Hearts of Love: "All-time & Classic Love Songs from Yesteryear"

The Great American Songbook is a collection of hundreds of songs written primarily toward the beginning of the 20th century, and many believe they exemplify...

Baltimore City 311 App

Baltimore City residents who wish to request City services have the option to use the 311 app. Come learn about the recently-upgraded app, and how to submit...

Saturday Craft-Along: Paper Flowers

Make a beautiful bouquet or a gorgeous garland of paper flowers.

Call Number Collages

It’s Library Lovers’ Month, come express your love of the library by learning about call numbers and creating a collage of your favorite subjects. Please...

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