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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.

Events

Thursday, May 14

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...

9am
Virtual Event
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.

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....

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....

Silver Angels

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

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

11am
Virtual Event
Mindful Meditation

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

Penn-A-Palooza

Meet some of your local resources and stay for a fun afternoon of games, music, and so much more. The theme is "Alice in Wonderland."

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,...

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...

Tales of the Night

In Ocelot's storytelling, history blends with fairytale as viewers are whisked off to enchanted lands full of dragons, werewolves, captive princesses,...

iRhyme: Music Composition & Recording for Teens

Join Media Rhythm Institute ONLINE for iRhyme! iRhyme is a reading literacy program that uses HipHop to encourage entrepreneurship, & interest in STEM....

Ultimate Anime Club

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

Anime Club

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

Art That Blooms

Welcome spring flowers by creating beautiful flower art.

chess game strategy

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

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...

STEM STEAM gears

Join us every Monday and Thursday for a STEM activity that you can do from home! Activities will be posted on our Facebook account.

4pm
Virtual Event
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 Movies @ Waverly: Abominable

Join us for movie as we watch, "Abominable". A teen and her friends must outwit some evil villains in order to take a lost Yeti home, in this animated family...

health fitness active

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

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...

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...

Jazz in the Stacks

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble featuring the Wayne Johnson Ensemble. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Vegetable Gardening 101

Learn how to grow vegetables, in containers or in your yard. Some supplies will be provided and you may take home a plant to test your skills. Presented by...

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....

The Last Days of Peace Corps China: My Experience

Gansu is an impoverished, conservative province in China’s northwest, known for its spring sandstorms from the Gobi and its traditional breakfast of beef...

writing signing paperwork forms

This program will take place on Google Meet. Use the following info to get to the meeting. You are not required to have a google account or even a computer...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Not for the Faint of Heart: An Evening with Senator Barbara Mikulski and Wendy Sherman

Celebrate the reveal of the Mikulski Room in the Central Library with Senator Barbara Mikulski and Wendy Sherman in conversation, moderated by Meghan...

Writers Cribs! Emma Straub

Join us for a conversation and short tour with Emma Straub. Presented in partnership with the Ivy Bookshop. Emma Straub is the New York Times-bestselling...

7pm
Virtual Event

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