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All In-Person Pratt Library Events Cancelled, Virtual Events Now Available

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. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

Virtual events are now available online! Browse our virtual events and attend online workshops, writers’ groups, and more from the comfort of your own home.


Wednesday, May 13

origami paper cranes

Stop by anytime in May and celebrate Asian / Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by exploring the ancient Japanese art of origami and crafting your own...

Superhero Height Chart / Tabla de altura de superhéroes

How do you measure up to your favorite superhero? Record your height on our superhero height chart in honor of Free Comic Book Day.

Virtual Baltimore Center Stage Mobile Unit Tour 2020: Where We Stand

This brand-new fable of penance is filled with humor, heart, and music. When a town is running low on compassion and a man is stripped of companionship, just...

Virtual Event
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...

Maryland During Covid-19: Stories From Baltimore Teens

During these homebound weeks in Baltimore, we have a unique opportunity to share, learn, and communicate how different generations respond to this ongoing...

Virtual Event
Email Basic & Email Beyond Basic

Participants will use Google to create a Gmail account. Learn to compose, send and retrieve messages, and send attachments. Create, delete, and move...

Email Beyond Basic

Participants will learn how to organize their Gmail inbox. Create, edit & delete labels, add a personal signature, a photo, filter messages and blocked email...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and 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...

Keyboarding for Seniors

Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify and type different...

yoga group stretching

Visit with the Baltimore City Health Department, Division of Aging and Care Services, which provides 22 programs through 3 divisions. These programs support...

My Gym Community Class

Children will be elated as they sing, dance, and move in this virtual My Gym Community Class! If possible, clear an area in which to move and gather the...

Virtual Event
Resumes That Work

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

Google Series

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

Investing 101 Workshop

Stocks, bonds, risk tolerance, mutual funds. What do these mean and how can they help in building wealth? Attend this investing workshop to learn how to...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

Learn how to tone and strengthen your body through a variety of exercises. Session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Channel Me Media: Visual Art & Journalism

Join Media Rhythm Institute ONLINE for Channel Me Media! Teens in grades 8-12 will learn how to tell their story through podcasting, create music videos,...

Lawyer in the Library

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

Workforce Wednesdays: Online Networking

Learn how online networking can boost your job search, and how to find and build connections on LinkedIn and other social network sites. Join us weekly on...

Virtual Event
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...


Koinobori are traditional Japanese fish windsocks. We’ll make them out of recycled materials and other supplies in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage...


Teens (grade 7-12) are invited to join Teen Center staff to learn a brand new platform for virtual robot programming, VexCode VR! We will remotely...

Virtual Event

Have fun building whatever LEGO creation you can imagine!

Plant a Window Garden!

Spring is here! Help the environment and have fun gardening by helping us create a window garden for our branch! Plant seeds, learn tips and tricks using...

Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to...

Virtual Event
yoga group stretching

An exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

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...

Wednesday, May 13

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