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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

Monday, June 1

handmade paper books

It's time for Summer Reading! This year's theme -- Imagine Your Story. Stop by anytime in June or July and craft your own handmade book, then fill it with...

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.

Virtual Event
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.

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
 Job and Career Help for Veterans

A specialist from Easterseals will be available to assist veterans who have questions or need guidance about jobs and careers.

American Sign Language I, Class A

This goal of this 8-session course is to develop the skills and knowledge needed to communicate in American Sign Language. As an introductory level course...

10am
Virtual Event
Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please bring your own meditation mat. There is no class on Monday, May 25.

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...

10am
Virtual Event
Your Door to Adventure

Share your trip stories. Email at gvn@prattlibrary.org a photo of a recent trip you took along with a short description to be posted in the Govans Branch.

Test for Success

Take online tests that evaluate your understanding of computer concepts. Learn test-taking tips to reduce anxiety and build confidence. Search and watch...

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

11am
Virtual Event
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...

writing signing paperwork forms

Show off your knowledge of current events and research skills. Complete our weekly news quiz to win a prize!

Get Fit at Your Library: Line Dance Group

Learn new and old line dances while you workout to hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

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,...

Virtual Yarn Circle

Let's get together and talk about all things knitting and crocheting! Anyone is welcome to bring a skein and work on a project while we chat.

1pm
Virtual Event
Manga Drawing Lessons

Learn how to draw manga-style drawings with the young adult staff of the Govans Branch.

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....

board games

Play some of your favorite board and card games with your friends - and maybe discover some new favorite games too!

Crafternoon: Unity Wreath

We're building a Unity Wreath in June--join us today to get the wreath started!

Teen Lounge

Every other Monday, hang out at the library! Play games, meet new friends, and enjoy snacks.

Stories for the Whole Family

Storytime for all ages based on the Summer Challenge theme "Imagine Your Story."

books stacked on library table

Enjoy coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and discuss any book you choose. Share your favorite titles, and receive new recommendations for your own reading "menu."

chess game strategy

All skill levels are welcome to learn and to play chess.

Kid Yoga

An interactive fitness storytime for the family that mixes classic fairytales and new stretching stories.

Monday Movie: Queen & Slim

Synopsis A young couple's first date hits a snag when they inadvertently kill a police officer who pulled them over for a traffic infraction. However, as...

Introduction to Google Drive Series

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-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 Computers 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...

Workplace Readiness Series

In this 6-part series, 3 topics will be discussed: Introduction to Word 2016 - Part 1 and 2, Introduction to Excel 2016 – Part 1 and 2 and Introduction to...

Paint Night

Come create your own work of art at the library. Registration is required. Please call 410-396-0970 to register.

Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story, creative nonfiction. Writers of any ability are...

6pm
Virtual Event
#Popscope

#Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each other by hosting free, “pop-up” telescope astronomy...

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