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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.


Thursday, May 21

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...

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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...

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Pratt Teens on Discord!

Young Adult Services proudly presents a virtual space JUST FOR TEENS! If you are a teen and want to connect with other teens, come on over to Pratt Teens...

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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 Graphics 2016

Using Microsoft Word, learn to insert pictures, ClipArt, Shapes and SmartArt graphics. Use WordArt to insert decorative text in your document. Class...

Microsoft Word 2016 (Mail Merge)

Complete the mail merge process by using the step by step Mail Merge Wizard. Create form letters and address labels for mass mailing projects. Class...

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

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Mindful Meditation

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

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,...

Gaming Club

Unwind and enjoy friendly competition at game night!

Teen Gaming Night

Consoles, controllers, and games provided. Bring your own skills!

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.

chess game strategy

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

Ramen Noodle Challenge

Teens will have 20 minutes to transform a packet of instant Ramen using toppings, sauces, and seasonings. The top three dishes will win a prize! Please...

Teen Crafts

Join us as we design and craft various projects!

Teen Video Game Night

Come play video games with your friends on the big screen!

Book Discussion of "The Lady in the Lake"

"The Lady in the Lake" by Laura Lippman, c2019, a mystery novel set in 1966 Baltimore.

Lumberjanes: Indoor Recess

Join us this afternoon to meet Shannon Watters! She is a co-creator and co-writer of the comic book series, LUMBERJANES, and a senior editor at BOOM!...

Virtual Event

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

Virtual Event
health fitness active

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

Free Family Flicks - Tangled

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. A thief meets his match in an impossibly long-haired beauty who yearns to escape her imprisonment from the...

Adult Paint Night

Create your own original artwork under the direction of artist, Melku Tafari. All supplies will be provided. Please call 410-396-6053 to register.

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 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...

computer keyboard hands

Would you be interested in learning how Mindfulness can help you and those you care about find relief from anxiety, stress, overwhelm and uncertainty? Join...

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Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss the following books: Thursday, March 19th: The Woman In The Window by A. J. FinnThursday, April 16th: The Black Ascot...

Get on Board!

Visit your library for board games & fun for adults.

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...

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Writers LIVE! John Clark Mayden, Baltimore Lives: The Portraits of John Clark Mayden

Baltimore native John Clark Mayden’s photographs are distinctive to the city and specific to black life there, featuring people lingering on front stoops and...

Thursday, May 21

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