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Events Calendar

All Pratt Library Events Cancelled

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. Currently programs and events through April 11 have been cancelled. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

Prattlibrary.org will be kept up to date with further information regarding the closure of our physical locations. While our physical locations are closed, you may still use your Pratt Library Card to access Pratt Digital Library resources, including research materials, downloads, and streaming media for all ages.

Events

Monday, February 3

African-American Poets Blackout Poetry

Celebrate Black History Month with us by taking the poems of African-American Poets and turning them into your own original poetry.

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...

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.

PeaceFire for Ceasefire

Stop by during the week of May 4 - 9 and help us create PeaceFire at the Pratt, an art installation of banners, flags and posters in support of Baltimore...

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 has been cancelled on Monday, February 3. We apologize for the inconvenience. Help your baby to build confidence, reach movement...

Career Clinic

Schedule an one-on-one appointment for assistance with job applications, resumes, cover letters, and other job-seeking guidance. Call 410-396-0942 or send...

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...

law legal scales

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, removing...

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Use the library's print resources and online databases to answer all the questions and win a prize!

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.

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.

Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw in manga style at the Govans Branch! To celebrate African-American History Month, we will be focusing on African American characters in...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Engage in an arts and crafts project that focuses our communities on self care, peace, and a shared experience. Supplies and light refreshments will be...

Peace Collage

Engage in an arts and crafts project that focuses our communities on self care, peace, and a shared experience. Supplies and light refreshments will be...

colored pencils creative art drawing

Come learn how to make your very own comic or zine.

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...

Fairytales and Fitness

An interactive fitness storytime for the family that mixes classic fairytales and new stretching stories.

chess game strategy

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

Ceasefire: DiscoverME/ RecoverME- David Fakunle

Engage in a discussion on the themes of peace, love, reconciliation, understanding as well as on the impact of trauma from gun violence, poverty, and crime...

Monday Movie: Good Boys

Synopsis After Max gets invited to a kissing party, he enlists the help of Thor and Lucas, two of his closest friends, to help him uncover the mystery of...

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....

Baltimore Ceasefire @ Reisterstown Road Branch

Engage in a discussion on the themes of peace, love, reconciliation, understanding as well as on the impact of trauma from gun violence, poverty, and crime...

Baltimore Ceasefire Discussion

Engage in a discussion on the themes of peace, love, reconciliation, understanding as well as on the impact of trauma from gun violence, poverty, and crime...

Family Game Night

Invite your family to the library and compete with other families in trivia, challenges, and board games. Bring along a game your family loves playing and...

Google Docs & Calendar

Learn to use Google’s online word processor, which allows you to create and format documents and work with other persons on the same document. Google...

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...

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...

Documentary & Discussion: Soul Food Junkies

Join us for a thought-provoking film and discussion with refreshments. Award-winning filmmaker Byron Hurt offers a fascinating exploration of the soul food...

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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....

Stories from the African Oral Tradition

The Griot Circle of Md. and the Growing Griot Literacy Learning Program celebrates Black History Month by sharing stories in the traditional African style.

CANCELED #Popscope Public Astronomy Night

Due to cloud cover, tonight's program is canceled. #Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each...

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...

Friends of the Govans Library Meeting

Connect with fellow community members as they support the library.

Monday, February 3

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