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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

Wednesday, May 6

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
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...

Email Basic & Email Beyond Basic

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

Keyboarding for Seniors

Develops and enhances (Touch Method) keyboarding skill sets. Apply skills learned to produce non-technical documents. Learn to identify and type different...

yoga group stretching

Visit with the Baltimore City Health Department, Division of Aging and Care Services, which provides 22 programs through 3 divisions. These programs support...

Cell Phone Basics

Learn how to use your cell phone to access the library's digital resources. Learn how to download apps, take pictures, attach and upload pictures, open...

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...

Sit-N-Keep Healthy

Learn how to tone and strengthen your body through a variety of exercises. Session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

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...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
After School Movie - Karate Kid (2010)

A young boy (Jaden Smith) learns kung fu from a kindly maintenance man (Jackie Chan) after being forced to relocate from Detroit to China, where he becomes...

Small Business Support Group

Own a small business or interested in taking the leap? Join us to learn about how to implement strategic planning to grow or start your business...

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,...

How to Train Your Dragon

A misfit Viking teen befriends a dragon, despite his tribe's beliefs and history of dragon slaying, in this adaptation of the children's fantasy book by...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Spend an afternoon learning about masks and creating your own from recyclables.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Use natural materials to construct a paintbrush and create your own masterpiece. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Crafternoon

Join us as we get together to make something new: May 6 - Votive Candle HolderMay 28 - XOXO Watercolor PaintingJune 4 - Pony Bead LizardJune 17 - Perler...

computer keyboard hands

Learn about what's important in a cover letter and how to customize your letter for each job you apply for. Join us weekly on Wednesdays for additional...

2pm
Virtual Event
Film: Just Mercy

“Just Mercy” follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of...

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...

STEM STEAM gears

Teens (grade 7-12) are invited to join Teen Center staff to learn a brand new platform for virtual robot programming, VexCode VR! We will remotely...

3pm
Virtual Event
Make A Flower Lei / Haz un lei de flores

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and make a beautiful gift for a special person. Flower leis are given as gifts of thanks or welcome. Learn...

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Every first and third Wednesday of the month we will be doing simple Arts & Crafts event that will be fun and engaging for teens.

Teen MakerSpace: Perler Beads

Choose a favorite character or object from TV, movies, and video games, or create your own unique design with Perler beads.

A Gift for Mom

Have fun creating a mason jar gift to celebrate your mom. Space is limited. RSVP by calling 410-396-0970

Anime Watch!

Watch and discuss Anime! Together we'll discover new favorites, old favorites, friends, food, and skills inspired by Japanese culture.

3:30pm
Virtual Event
Game On! Kid's Video Game Night

Join your friends for a group videogame session! Play Minecraft, Pokemon and more!

LEGO Club

Have fun building whatever LEGO creation you can imagine!

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...

yoga group stretching

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....

Mother's Day Popup Cards

Make a beautiful Mother's Day Popup card for that special person in your life.

Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia

Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to...

4pm
Virtual Event
yoga group stretching

An exercise program of dance to hot new music. Call 410-396-1168 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...

Jewelry Making Workshop

Learn the basics of beading using various types of beads. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

Writers LIVE! Mary Rizzo, Come and Be Shocked: Baltimore beyond John Waters and The Wire

This event has been rescheduled for September 22. Mary Rizzo will be in conversation with Wesley Wilson and Melvin Brown. In Come and Be Shocked, Mary...

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