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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

Thursday, May 7

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...

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 2016

Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class participants will learn to use the spelling and grammar feature....

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Class participants will learn to use the spelling and grammar feature....

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

11am
Virtual Event
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,...

Third Annual Mothers' Day Tea

Celebrate Mothers' Day with a special tea party. Dress to impress or come as you are. This event is being hosted by the Social Worker in the Library...

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.

Bad Art Night

Teens, do your worst! Use our art supplies to make an awful piece of art. The teen voted ugliest art will win a bad trophy! Snacks provided.

chess game strategy

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

Teen Crafts: Making A Zine!

Join us as we craft a themed zine each month!

Teen Video Game Night

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

STEM STEAM gears

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

4pm
Virtual Event
Teen Book Cafe

No need to read a specific book for this book club! Share and discuss books you've read and learn about new books to add to your to-read list.

teens having fun

Teens and tweens can come to a special area especially designed to hangout and enjoy your friends

health fitness active

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

Oreo Taste Test

Do you LOVE Oreos? Have you tried all the flavors? Teens will sample and rate different Oreo flavors.

Zumbini with Kirsten

This program has been cancelled from April 2 to May 7. We apologize for the inconvenience. A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers,...

4:30pm
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...

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...

Alcohol Ink: Intermediate

This workshop is the next step in developing your alcohol ink talents. Completion of the Introduction to Alcohol Ink Painting is a prerequisite to...

Paint With Me

Family, friends, and/or siblings enjoy a shared experience painting and bonding. Please register by calling 410-396-0970.

abstract painting of dove

Be a part of Baltimore's Ceasefire Weekend and paint your vision of peace. Ceasefire Weekends are about everyone being peaceful and celebrating, so come to...

Photo of a house with lights on

Purchasing a home is a significant financial decision. Understanding the process can help make the experience somewhat less daunting, especially for...

Bar Method Baltimore-Locust Point

Celebrate National Fitness Month and enjoy a pop-up class presented by The Bar Method Baltimore-Locust Point.

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...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Writers Cribs! Ellen Bass

Join us for a conversation and short tour with Ellen Bass. Presented in partnership with the Ivy Bookshop. Poet and educator Ellen Bass is a Chancellor of...

7pm
Virtual Event
Writers LIVE! Brad Meltzer, The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America’s 16th President—and Why it Failed

Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861,...

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