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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

Monday, May 18

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...

Make a teru teru bozu doll / Haz una muñeca japonesa

These cute and simple Japanese dolls are traditionally hung in the window to ask for sunny weather - or hung upside down to ask for rain! Take yours home or...

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
 Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals will be available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please bring your own meditation mat. There is no class on Monday, May 25.

Test for Success

Take online tests that evaluate your understanding of computer concepts. Learn test-taking tips to reduce anxiety and build confidence. Search and watch...

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

11am
Virtual Event
Scrapbooking

Learn how to preserve memories in scrapbooks, cards, letters, and pictures. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

writing signing paperwork forms

Show off your knowledge of current events and research skills. Complete our weekly news quiz to win a prize!

Mindfulness Meditation

Hit the pause button on stress and join us every Monday for a short, guided meditation practice seated on chairs. We'll explore breathwork, gratitude, and...

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

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,...

 Teen Gaming at Clifton

On the last Monday of every month we will be hosting a Gaming program using PlayStation 4. Come out to Clifton and enjoy an afternoon of Gaming with friends.

May Flowers

Learn about flowers by examining the different parts and make a flower craft.

Relax & Move: Mindful Movement, Meditation & Journaling

Teens (Grades 6-12) are invited to join us for our weekly virtual program. We will learn through yoga, meditation, breathing, and creative journaling;...

3pm
Virtual Event
Teen Book Discussion

Share what you have been reading at the Govans Branch.

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....

Teen Lounge

Every other Monday, hang out at the library! Play games, meet new friends, and enjoy snacks.

Tisane for Teens

Learn about and taste different herbal teas. Presented by Cuples Tea House.

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Nurturing creative spirits through fun-filled arts and crafts activities.

Canton Crafternoon

Drop in for crafts and open art play.

Karate at the Pratt!

Join us for 2 sessions of Karate! See details below: Karate: Discipline for Body and Mind Learn simple techniques for self-defense and sparring. Wear...

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
STEM STEAM gears

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

chess game strategy

All skill levels are welcome to learn and to play chess.

Monday Movie: Bombshell

Synopsis Fox News anchors Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly sue CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment in 2016. Production...

Dark Waters

One day, Rob Bilott is forced by a West Virginia farmer to fight one of their clients. He decides to check the situation out himself, and what he sees...

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 Office and Computers 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...

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to Excel 2016 – Part 1 and 2 and Introduction to...

Jewelry Making: A Beginner’s Workshop for Adults

Create your own masterpiece! Learn the tools and basic techniques of jewelry making to create beautiful handmade jewelry. All supplies are provided by the...

Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

6pm
Virtual Event
Scrapbooking

Learn how to preserve memories in scrapbooks, cards, letters, and pictures. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

Virtual BiMonthly Meetups

BiMonthly is a monthly social and discussion group for folks in Baltimore City and surrounding areas who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or any other...

6pm
Virtual Event
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...

Documentary and Discussion: The Grace Lee Project

Join us for a thought provoking discussion. The Grace Lee Project When award-winning Korean-American filmmaker Grace Lee was growing up in Missouri, she...

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