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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.


Saturday, May 16

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...

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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
First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

Introduction to Computers

Introduction to Computers on May 16th has been cancelled. Learn about computer software and hardware, as well as how to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn...

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...

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga will help improve flexibility, strength, balance and focus. Enjoy the many benefitsof yoga without sitting or lyingon the floor. Presented by...

Shut Up and Write!

Join us for an hour devoted to writing, with other quietly supportive writers. Bring the novel or poem you've already started, or try a writing prompt for...

Shut Up and Write!

Join us for an hour devoted to writing, with other quietly supportive writers. Bring the novel or poem you've already started, or try a writing prompt for...

Pratt Page-Turners Online Book Club

Join us for an online discussion of Rachel Kadish's The Weight of Ink. Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink...

Virtual Event
Shuttle to Aquarium / Autobus al Acuario

FREE transportation to and from the National Aquarium for Read to Reef families! Remember to bring your completed bookmark with you. Advance registration...

Lumberjanes 1

Come geek out about your favorite Lumberjanes campers, scout leaders, and mysterious creatures from the woods. Fans of the comics and the novels are welcome...

Graphics Galore

To commemorate mental health awareness, we are discussing RX: A Graphic Memoir where Rachel Lindsay chronicles her experience with bipolar disorder and the...


Teens are invited to explore a virtual world, wield lightsabers, and face their fears with our Oculus Quest and Playstation VR systems.


Craft and decorate a home for bees and their eggs with this STEAM project for children ages 5 and up.

Chemistry in the Library

Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and participate in hands-on...

books stacked on library table

We're reading Born a Crime by Trevor Noah in May and Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson in June

Defiance movie poster

Freedom begins with an act of defiance Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian...

Introducing Adulting 101: A Financial Life Skills Series

This 3 part workshop series covers the following topics: Financial Fitness: The Basics (Part One) -Become an owner not a loaner. Money Talks: Making...

Painting with Alcohol Inks: Beginner's Workshop

Learn the basics of ink painting on tiles. Class size limited. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

POSTPONED Sew Saturday! Art Bracelets

Art Bracelets! May 9th & 16th, 2020, 2:30pm-4:30pm Using machine and hand embroidery, we will be creating one of a kind bracelets with dynamic design and...

Atlas Art

It’s been 450 years since the creation of the modern atlas. Join us to make your own piece of atlas art. Please visit the branch or call 410-396-1099 to...

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