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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

Saturday, February 8

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...

Yoga for Everyone in Central Hall

Practice yoga in the beauty of Central Library. Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those...

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.

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...

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...

Oriole Park Job Fair

Meet with recruiters from Delaware North and learn how to start working at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Delaware North is hiring the following...

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 & 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...

Free Family Flicks - Shaun the Sheep

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. A sheep takes the day off to have some fun, but gets mixed up in a big-city adventure instead. The...

Zumba Classes

Dance your way to fitness in these free adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short-dance and aerobic-exercise routines performed to popular...

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...

Mr. Brewster's Invigorating Invention

Presented by Towson University's "Opera in a Can" program, this energetic 40-minute show tells the fascinating story of the invention of the kaleidoscope! ...

Paper Flowers for Peace with the Artesanas Mexicanas / Flores por la paz con las Artesanas Mexicanas

Celebrate life with Creative Alliance’s Artesanas Mexicanas! Learn the traditions and art techniques of making tissue paper flowers to take home. / ¡Celebra...

Peace Rock Painting

Paint rocks to share or keep as part of the One Book Baltimore program.

yoga group stretching

Workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Knot Just Knitting

Join a yarn crafters group. Beginners are welcome as you start your journey!

John Hansboro Presents "Spit Fire Saturdays!"

Hosted by John Hansboro, our monthly Poetry Slams offer a free spoken-word platform for teens and adults to share their talents in a safe and creative...

Arts & Crafts

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...

board games

Get active, challenge your brain and show off your skills with board games and activities for every age.

In Remembrance of Their Light

In Honor of Baltimore CeaseFire Weekend, join us in a safe space to remember your loved ones through a seated, guided meditation and creative activity that...

Origami Saturday

Join members of the Charm City Creasers as they fold paper into beautiful shapes. All levels of experience are welcome to participate, from novice to...

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...

Baltimore Ceasefire Community 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...

Films @ Central: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Synopsis An actor and his stunt double struggle to keep pace with the evolving entertainment industry in 1960s Los Angeles. Director: Quentin...

 Ceasefire Discussions

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...

Adult Book Discussion

Read and discuss The Known World by Edward P. Jones.

Adult Paint Workshops

Create your own original artwork. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register. Refreshments provided.

Baltimore in the 1950's: A Mid-Century look at People, Places, and Priorities

In a decade of dramatic change, the 1950’s in Baltimore largely reflected the changes occurring nationwide. Baltimore rebuilt, restored, revised and...

Classically Dope: An Evolution of Hip-Hop Performance

Classically Dope is a hip-hop and classical music collaboration featuring D.C. rapper Konshens the MC. Performing at the intersection of social justice and...

We Slay Book Club

We will read and discuss Truly Devious: A Mystery by Maureen Johnson. Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers,...

Baltimore Ceasefire Mosaic Workshop

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...

Ceasefire Saturday 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...

Streaming Movies for Free with Kanopy

Do you enjoy streaming movies? Do you want to learn about streaming movies? Then come learn more about Kanopy, Pratt Library's free online resource for...

Book Magnets

Celebrate Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week by creating a magnet of your favorite children’s book. Please visit the branch or call 410-396-1099 to...

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