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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

Tuesday, May 19

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
Pre-K Home School 2020

Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 12th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Gmail Basics

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

Introduction to Google Drive

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

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...

Getting Grant Ready: Launching a Nonprofit 12 Week Series

Starting a nonprofit organization can be an inspiring way to give back to your community and help those in need. However, it is important to understand all...

ORL_Kindergarten & 1st Grade Home School 2020

Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 8th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Yoga for Beginners

Join us for sessions of relaxation and stress-reducing exercise presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a...

"Living in a Pandemic" Series with NaShey Ingram

Join us every Tuesday in May at 12:00 pm for our series about Living in a Pandemic with NaShey Ingram. She will be sharing tips and suggestions on staying...

12pm
Virtual Event
2nd - 3rd Grade Homeschool Computer Class

Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 8th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Chess Tuesdays

New expanded hours! Join fellow players for open chess play.

computer keyboard hands

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...

12pm
Virtual Event
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,...

law legal scales

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

Learn Hula With Miss Ryan and Ms. Kelly!

Get moving by learning some hula, the traditional cultural dance which originated in Hawaii. As a special treat and in honor of Asian Pacific American...

1pm
Virtual Event
Restorative Tuesday: Yoga with Nicole

As we move through this COVID-19-inspired adventure it's easy to get overwhelmed with all the guidelines, restrictions, and hour-by-hour updates. ...

1pm
Virtual Event
Yoga for You

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture, and meditation and other techniques to manage stressful situations on the job and in life. Presented by Dr....

4th - 5th Grade Home School 2020

Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 8th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program for Families

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) focuses on diet quality, nutrition, cost savings, and food safety. EFNEP educators teach program...

Carolyn Rosinsky

Join Carolyn Rosinsky online for a wonderful afternoon program of music for unaccompanied cello, including selections from the Bach Cello Suites! To learn...

2pm
Virtual Event
6th - 8th Grade Home School Class

Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 12th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Cancelled: Quit Smoking @ the Pratt: Smoking Cessation Information Session

We're sorry, this event has been cancelled. Letta Grant of Baltimore City Heath Department's Office of Chronic Disease Prevention will share how to quit...

Craft Lounge

Join us for crafting and music. Stretch your ears and your imagination.

LEGO® Free Build

Create something new using your imagination and our LEGOs®!

Mechanical Popsicle Stick Inventions

Celebrate National Inventions Month at the Hamilton Branch while we make mechanical hands, bridges, boxes, and more out of popsicle sticks.

Ultimate Anime Club

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

9th - 12th Grade Home School

Classes for homeschooled students (Pre-K - 12th grades). Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word. Use...

Art Afterschool with The Walters Art Museum

Join The Walters Art Museum for fun and educational art-making. Each program includes a creative hands-on activity and covers a distinct topic, like...

LEGO® Challenge

Create a LEGO® masterpiece with your friends.

Planting the Beanstalk

How long does it take a beanstalk to grow? Will it grow in time for Summer Challenge? Find answers to this and other fairy tale questions at the Clifton Branch.

Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

Join the young adult staff as we make craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

3D Printed Keychain

Design your own personalized 3D printed keychain.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Join us every Tuesday and Friday for a craft activity that you can do from home! Activities will be posted on our Facebook account. Craft along and share a...

4pm
Virtual Event
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...

computer keyboard hands

Join digital equity coordinator Lo Smith, as they speak with local organizations about the intersections of access on Instagram Live.

4:30pm
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...

Writers Cribs! Lauren Francis-Sharma

Lauren Francis-Sharma will be in conversation with Bernice McFadden. Presented in partnership with the Ivy Bookshop. Lauren Francis-Sharma’s Book of the...

7pm
Virtual Event

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