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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 19

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...

Year of the Woman Exhibit

What was Maryland’s role in the Suffrage Movement? Who were the African American activists at the heart of the struggle? What were some of the strategies of...

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 Excel 2016

Learn your way around the Excel 2016 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columns. Learn everyday tasks such as...

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...

Welcome Spring- Plant a Seed

Welcome Spring by planting seeds and making a Spring craft. (11:00 am and 3:30 pm)

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...

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...

 Teen Gaming Night

Snacks, consoles, controllers, and games provided. Bring your own skills!

STEM STEAM gears

Join us and hear a story and do an activity that's all about STEAM!

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.

chess game strategy

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

Intro to Magic the Gathering

Come play the fantasy card game! Learn the basics or expand your experience. No prior experience necessary. Materials provided, but limited.

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...

teens having fun

Play against your friends in a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament!

Book discussion of "Tapestry of Fortunes"

In this novel entitled "Tapestry of Fortunes" by Elizabeth Berg, c2013, Saint Paul, MN, resident and motivational speaker Cecilia Ross realizes that she...

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...

Conductive Play Dough

Find out how you can make an electrical circuit using play dough!

Crafternoon

Join us bi-weekly as we get together to make something new. March 5th - Marble Mug Candles March 19th - Bubble Wrap Painting April 2nd - Galaxy...

Art With a Heart

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

library young woman with books study smile

Do you love the library and want a say in what we are doing in it? Join the Teen Advisory Board! You can help find books, games, and create programs that you...

Teen Summit

Teens and tweens can come and discuss important topics and concerns that on their mind

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
idea chalkboard thinking

An open lab for artist, poets, writers, or anyone looking to work on their creative projects. Feel free to work on art, music, or writing.

Free Family Flicks - Lady and the Tramp

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. The romance between a pedigreed house dog and a free-spirited mongrel. The feature is shown with...

Stepping at Pratt

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

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers. He approaches the interview with skepticism, as...

Healthy Snacks and Guacamole

Learn how to make healthy snacks and guacamole. Enjoy guilt free snacking with us!

Introduction to Computers & Windows

A general overview of basic PC components: computer functionalities and definitions for the computer desktop, computer hardware, and software. Participants...

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...

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class participants will learn to use the spelling and grammar feature....

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...

Mixxed Fit Cardio Dance

Achieving your fitness goals just became fun. Work out with certified instructor Shante’ Gilbert. Bring a towel and bottle water. For all fitness levels....

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...

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...

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....

Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss the following books: Thursday, March 19th: The Woman In The Window by A. J. FinnThursday, April 16th: The Black Ascot...

Community Run with Baltimore Road Runners Club

Join us for a 1-3 mile community fun run with Baltimore Road Runners Club. All levels welcome, water provided in the library. Get to know you neighborhood...

Salsa Dancing

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

Brown Lecture Series: Donald Bogle, Hollywood Black: The Stars, the Films, the Filmmakers

Donald Bogle will be in conversation with Sandra Gibson, Executive Director of the Maryland Film Festival. The program is presented in partnership with...

Thursday, March 19

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