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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.


Saturday, March 28

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...

2020 Annual Genealogy Lecture

Join us for the Maryland State Library Resource Center’s 19th Annual Genealogy Lecture Series, featuring internationally known genealogist Tony Burroughs. ...

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...

Everywhere, Wonder

Join us at Imagination Celebration (formerly known as the Fairy Tale Festival)! This signature event will be a joyous celebration of creativity and activity...

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II on March 28 has been cancelled. Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic two-part word...

Just Add Color: Adult Coloring Drop-In

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

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: Home Composting

Organic material such as leaves, branches, grass clippings, and food scraps make up more than 50% of what is sent to the landfill each year. Instead of...

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: Managing Pests in the Garden

Our gardens are teeming with life other than the flowers and vegetables we lovingly plant. Some of that life consists of the pollinators and insects that...

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...

Saturday Morning Classic Cartoons

Join us Saturday as we watch a mix of new and old cartoons everyone will love like Scooby-doo and Gravity Falls. A light breakfast will be provided.

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...

Walk-in Tutoring

Free drop-in tutoring service for grades K - 12 provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a JHU student group.

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 benifits of yoga without sitting or lying on the floor. Presented by...

Young woman studying at desk with laptop computer

Pratt Library offers a wide selection of high-quality resources to assist students of all ages with their homework and projects. Learn more about these...

Rollin' Reels - Cabin in the Sky

When compulsive gambler Little Joe Jackson (Eddie "Rochester" Anderson) dies in a drunken fight, he awakens in purgatory, where he learns that he will be...

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...

Pratt Central Library Book Club

Read and discuss Educated by Tara Westover. For more information about the Pratt Central Library Book Club, please call the Fiction Department at 410-396-5484.

Stepping at Pratt

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

Women's History Month Family Storytime / Canciones y cuentos sobre el mes de la mujer

You’ll see spots when we read about artist Yayoi Kusama in an all-ages storytime, then make polka-dot art inspired by her work.

Knot Just Knitting Yarn Club

The meetup on Saturday, April 11th is cancelled. Join a yarn crafters group. Beginners are welcome as you start your journey!

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...

3D Printing Workshop for Teens

Teens are invited to design and fabricate their own 3D objects, free of charge, with the help of our staff expert. Learn the basics of Tinkercad and how our...

Frozen II

Make a snack and sing along to your favorite songs. Then, join us for the movie showing at 2 pm.

yoga group stretching

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

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Join our monthly book club as people of all ages read and discuss books on social justice. Then, of course, we’ll do fun, book-specific projects afterwards!...

Saturday Homework Help for Teens

Teens in grades 6-12, drop in to the Central Library Teen Center for free homework help from Johns Hopkins University students. Tutoring is provided by...

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,...

The Public

A Cincinnati librarian helps a group of homeless people take refuge at the free public library in order to survive a brutal winter night. (2018 film) Rated:...

Documentary "Bedlam" by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg

Filmmaker and practicing psychiatrist, Ken Rosenberg visits ERs, jails, and homeless camps to examine our national mental health crisis. Rosenberg follows...

Edmondson Avenue Book Club

Join us to discuss If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin.

Family Movie: Mulan

Join us for a screening of Disney's animated Mulan.

Saturday at the Cinema: Downton Abbey

The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century. 2019. Directed by...

Teen Photography and Filmmaking Workshop: Twins and Ghosts

Learn about two photography tricks that allow you to create “clones” and “ghosts” of people in a photo. (Technically, these tricks are called multiplicity...

Writers LIVE! John Shields, The New Chesapeake Kitchen

Chef, author and television personality John Shields is the owner of the celebrated Gertrude's Restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art. His most recent...

Colossal Dominoes

Come play a game of dominoes with our oversized set.

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