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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

Wednesday, June 10

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...

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
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
Imagine Your Story : Teen Virtual Summer Camps!

*DUE TO COVID-19, Our Teen Summer Programs will be Online Only* Although the Summer Challenge dates are June 17 - August 12, 2020, some programs run outside...

10am
Virtual Event
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.

Cell Phone Basics

Learn how to use your cell phone to access library resources. Learn how to download apps, take pictures, attach and upload pictures, open documents and more.

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 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....

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...

Getting Started

In this 4-part series, 4 topics will be discussed: ABCs to the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Gmail Basics, and Introduction to Internet; upon completion of...

Minecraft Selfies

Learn how to draw a Minecraft selfie made out of small squares.

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.

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,...

Resumes That Work

Learn tools and strategies to create a polished resume that emphasizes your strengths and will get noticed by employers. Presented by Lina Bertinelli,...

Workforce Wednesday

Join us each Wednesdays to learn about workforce topics in this 5-part series. May 27th: Job Search 101 June 3rd: Resume Building June 10th: How to Write...

2pm
Virtual Event
Book Chat with Pratt

Not sure what your next book will be? Chat live with Pratt staff for book recommendations on Crowdcast and Facebook Live. Schedule July 1: Tyler Williams...

3pm
Virtual Event
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....

Rainbow Crafternoon

In honor of LGBTQ+ Awareness Month, teens are invited to the library for LGBTQ inspired crafts! Snacks provided.

Rainbow Stained Glass/ Vidrieras arcoiris

We’ll make beautiful “stained glass” out of wax paper and crayon shavings. Take your creation home or display it in the library’s sunny windows!

board games kids Baltimore Monopoly

Join others to play a favorite or try something new. Snacks provided.

LEGO Club

Have fun building whatever LEGO creation you can imagine!

Painting Planters

We planted our seeds. Now it's time to paint our pots! Join us after school to paint terracotta pots. Take them home or leave them at the library to replant...

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....

Karate at the Pratt!

Join us for 2 sessions of Karate! See details below: Karate: Discipline for Body and Mind Learn simple techniques for self-defense and sparring. Wear...

Take Pride: Stories in Words

Create your personal masterpiece that tells your pride story through art with bright colors, sound in our state of the art recording studio or words through...

yoga group stretching

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

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...

5pm
Virtual Event
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...

Brown Lectures Series: Matthew A. Cherry, Hair Love

Matthew A. Cherry personally raised over $280K on Kickstarter to make the award winning short film, HAIR LOVE, which was adapted into a picture book for...

Christopher Bonner on "Remaking the Republic: Black Politics and the Creation of American Citizenship"

"Remaking the Republic" chronicles the various ways African Americans from a wide range of social positions throughout the North attempted to give meaning to...

7pm
Virtual Event

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