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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 2

Chalk the Walk Baltimore

We're inspired by the sidewalk chalk masterpieces we've seen all over the city! From May 1-10, go out and chalk the walk. Write encouraging words, draw...

Virtual Event
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...

Free Comic Book Day 2020

Come celebrate Free Comic Book Day (#FCBD20) and enjoy other comic book related activities. Grab two free comics while supplies last.

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
 Saving for the Future

Join the CASH Campaign of Maryland to learn how you can begin saving for future education expenses for you and your loved ones. In this workshop, you will...

Learn from a Master Gardener: Home Composting

Organic material such as leaves, branches, grass clippings, and food scraps make up more than 50% of what is sent to the landfill each year. Instead of...

Learn from a Master Gardener: Managing Pests in the Garden

Our gardens are teeming with life other than the flowers and vegetables we lovingly plant. Some of that life consists of the pollinators and insects that...

Walk-in Tutoring

Free drop-in tutoring service for grades K - 12 provided by Youth Library Tutorial, a JHU student group.

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...

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...

GalPal Book Club: Panel Discussion of Get a Life, Chloe Brown

Leading Baltimore women will discuss the themes in Get a Life, Chloe Brown, by Talia Hibbert in this GalPal Book Club event: friendship, sexuality,...

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...

Frozen II

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of...

Original art work by April Thompson

Using ceramic tile coasters come learn how to blend using bold metallics to create various flower forms. 4 Tile coasters per participant; no additional...

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...

Black Writers' Guild of Maryland

Join us for a workshop that educates writers on the aspects of writing and publishing.

Come Play!

Join us in a brief storytime and casual playdate. Meet other preschoolers and their parents.

Free Comic Book Day Movie- Avengers :Endgame

The remaining Avengers must gather their strength to defeat the mad titan Thanos

Children's Author Visit: Jiyeon Pak

Jiyeon Pak author/illustrator of the picturebooks My Grandpa's Chair and Finding Grandma's Memories will share her stories and illustrations. Books will be...

Letters from Iwo Jima movie poster

Letters from Iwo Jima From Clint Eastwood, director of FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, the battle of Iwo Jima seen through the eyes of the Japanese soldiers. The...

Career Info Interview Workshop

Are You Career Ready? Participants will increase there professional knowledge & skills through: Mock interviews with a career professionalsLearning...

Peter Pan Party

Join us as we celebrate J.M. Barrie’s 160th birthday with Neverland themed crafts and activities.

Saturday, May 2

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