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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

Thursday, March 12

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...

Just Add Color: Adult Coloring Drop-In

Visit anytime and relax with seasonaly-themed adult coloring pages and colored pencils.

Take & Make Craft: St. Brigid's Cross

Celebrate Irish-American Heritage Month by making your own St. Brigid's cross. Stop by anytime in March to create this uniquely Irish design. Historically...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

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...

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...

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...

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...

10:30am
Introduction to Google Drive

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

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...

Silver Angels

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

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...

Canciones y cuentos para pequeñitos en español e inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please bring your own meditation mat.

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...

Foreclosure Workshop

This is a presentation for homeowners having difficulty paying a mortgage or are facing a possible foreclosure. Learn how to assess and maintain credit, how...

Book Madness

In honor of March Madness, we will be having Book Madness all through March. Stop in any day to vote for your favorites as we choose the book that will win...

Letter Sounds

Join us as we celebrate letter sounds with play, songs, movement, and stories.

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...

Teen Creation Station Open Use

Come get creative and learn something new in our Creation Station! Available to use: 3D printers, sewing machines, serger, heat presses, Cricut machine,...

Ultimate Anime Club

Watch Anime flicks and chit chat about your favorite anime and manga characters.

 Teen Crafts

Join us as we design and craft various themed projects!

Anime Club

Come watch and discuss your favorite anime with your friends! There will be snacks.

chess game strategy

Play chess with friends, peers, and a member of the Johns Hopkins Chess Club. All skill levels welcome.

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...

Blue Water Baltimore Presents: The Baltimarble Water Cycle

This fun presentation demonstrates the urban water cycle using educational illustrations, a few props, and a repurposed Marble Run game. Participants will be...

Channel Me Media: Visual Art & Journalism

Join Media Rhythm Institute at the Central Library's Teen Center for Channel Me Media! Teens in grades 8-12 will: Learn the process and best practices...

Art With a Heart

Maker Foundations is a robust, 14-week technology curriculum that introduces graphic design, game development, 3D printing/digital fabrication, electronics,...

Vision Board

Join the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch teens as we envision our future. This project will help us focus on our goals and we enter a brand new year.

yoga group stretching

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

4:30pm
Hooray, Crochet! Workshop

Get your stitch on! Some materials will be made available, as supplies last. Come prepared to learn. Open to all ages.

Stepping at Pratt

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

 Painting With Alcohol Inks: Beginner's Workshop

This Alcohol Inks class will cover beginning techniques for creative play and minor control of alcohol inks on tiles. All supplies are provided by the...

CANCELED Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

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

Clifton Branch Book Club

Read and discuss Maid: Hard work, Low Pay, and a Mother's will to Survive by Stephanie Land

Introduction to Microsoft Office and 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...

Resumes That Work

Learn tools and strategies to create a polished resume that emphasizes your strengths and will get noticed by employers.

Cabin In The Sky

Prepare for Donald Bogle's Brown Lecture Series presentation with this showing of the 1943 film Cabin in the Sky. A gambler is killed and the Devil wants...

Hooked on Yarn

Do you enjoy needle knitting, loom knitting, or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel...

Literacy Reception

Literacy teachers and professionals are invited to a reception in appreciation for the work they do. The event, hosted the Library, provides an opportunity...

Planting for Spring Harvest

Learn what to grow and when to plant the seeds, along with a few tricks to ensure an early crop.

Qi Gong Class

A form of Tai Chi, Qi Gong brings joy to people of all ages and physical abilities. Qi Gong allows us to help move negative energy/emotions out of our bodies...

Photo provided by Kara Mae Harris

Explore the foodways and cooking traditions of Maryland through this slide-illustrated talk. Since 2015, Kara Mae Harris has been writing about Maryland's...

POSTPONED Your Neighbor’s Story: Lives of New Americans

The panel discussion is postponed. Please check back for the rescheduled date. Refugee. Immigrant. Foreigner. These words flatten human experience and...

Salsa Dancing

Learn how to dance salsa in this workshop facilitated by Vaunita Goodman. No partner? No worries.

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