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Events Calendar

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 5

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...

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
Weaving Fun

Join us the week of Cinco de Mayo during library hours and create your own weaved piece of art.

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...

ABCs of the PC

Learn the basic steps to navigating through your personal computer (PC). Learn to use your mouse to perform various tasks on your PC along with easy to...

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...

PeaceFire for Ceasefire

Stop by during the week of May 4 - 9 and help us create PeaceFire at the Pratt, an art installation of banners, flags and posters in support of Baltimore...

We're Hatching Something Wonderful

Come watch our chicks hatch and learn about the life cycle of the chicken. Then, enter the contest to name them. They'll be with us for eight weeks, so you...

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...

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...

Tuesdays at Two: Live Music Dariusz Skoraczewski & Marcia McHugh

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians Dariusz Skoraczewski & Marcia McHugh play classical music for cello & flute (the artists are sheltering in place...

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...

Mother's Day Crafts

Stop by the Hamilton branch to make cards for your mother, grandmother, or any caretaker you want to express your gratitude to.

library young woman with books study smile

What do you love most about your library? What's missing? Join our virtual Teen Advisory Board and let us know! You can help find books, games, and create...

3pm
Virtual Event
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...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Express yourself by creating a fun piece of art. April 7th program has been CANCELED.

Loteria / Mexican Bingo

Enjoy bingo fun and learn some Spanish words at the same time.

Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

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

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
Discover a Story

Listen to the first chapter of a book, then keep reading it on your own!

Basics of Photography: Creating Better Photos with Any Camera

An informative presentation on how anyone can start taking better photographs using any type of camera. Answers to common problems along with easy tips and...

Tuesday, May 5

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