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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, February 29

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 Trivia

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

Learn from a Master Gardener: Container Gardening

Anything can be grown in a container from a violet to fig tree once you learn the basics. Urban living can be challenging for budding gardeners who want to...

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...

Learn from a Master Gardener: Planting for Pollinators

Help preserve our struggling native pollinator populations. Creating urban gardens designed to attract these floundering populations not only provides...

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...

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 - Much Ado About Nothing

In this Shakespearean farce, Hero (Kate Beckinsale) and her groom-to-be, Claudio (Robert Sean Leonard), team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro...

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...

Increasing Your Happiness Workshop

Participants will engage in unique and helpful ways to increase their happiness in their professional and personal lives. This workshop is presented by...

Paint and Pastries

Come create your own work of art at the library while enjoying pastries. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-1580 to register.

Movies at the Pratt: Ali

Best Actor nominee Will Smith plays boxer Muhammad Ali in this stirring biopic directed by Michael Mann. Jon Voight, Jamie Foxx. R | 2h 37min

Tabletop Gaming: Back to basics

Join us as we play old school board games and card games like Scrabble, King's Corner, and Uno. We only play for bragging rights today!

still from Market (1980)

Join us on February 29 as Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center partners with the Maryland Historical Society to host "Maryand On Film VI" a...

Paint & Juice

A guided paint program for children 5-12. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0399.

Leap Day Fun

Leap into the library for some fun Leap Day activities and crafts.

Saturday, February 29

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