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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, February 24

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...

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.

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.

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 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...

Cancelled: Baby and Me Yoga Presented by Eclectic Soul Yoga

Baby and Me Yoga is cancelled February 10 through March 30. We apologize for the inconvenience. Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement...

Little Leaders Book Club

Each week, we’ll make art or explore STEM projects based on one person from the book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. Monday, February 3: Alma...

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,...

Black History Month Trivia Days

Join us for challenging puzzles, games and trivia questions to celebrate the history of African Americans. Snacks and prizes provided.

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.

Fantasy Pop Up Play

All ages welcome to this time of themed, unstructured playtime!

One Book 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.

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.

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.

CANCELLED: Adult Book Café

This event has been cancelled due to ongoing building repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please join us for Adult Book Café on March 30th and...

chess game strategy

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

Cinema at Edmondson presents ... The Best of Enemies

Join us for the screening of The Best of Enemies. The true story of the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and...

Monday Movie-Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Synopsis Officer Luke Hobbs must combat a genetically altered cyber villain endangering innocent citizens while forging an unexpected partnership with rebel...

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....

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-session series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Keyboarding

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

Maryland Public Television India Lens Pop-Up Series: Always In Season

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

BiMonthly Meetups

BiMonthly is a monthly social and discussion group for folks in Baltimore City and surrounding areas who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or any other...

writing signing paperwork forms

Join in Google Hangouts: meet.google.com/ahs-royk-jiu A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short...

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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...

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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