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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 15

Button Maker for Pride/ botones de PRIDE (orgullo)

Stop by our craft table to make a custom pin back button. Wear your individuality on your sleeve!

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
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
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
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016, Part I

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

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
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 - Part 2

Online Class Sessions - Email registration required. Click a date below to register for a class; Mondays, June 15, June 22, 10:00 - 11:00...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Scrapbooking

Learn how to preserve memories in scrapbooks, cards, letters, and pictures. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

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,...

Introduction to Excel 2016, Part I

Learn your way around the Excel 2016 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columns. Learn everyday tasks such as...

1pm
Virtual Event
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
books stacked on library table

Listen to your favorite children's librarian read sci-fi and fantasy-themed stories based on our Summer Challenge theme, Imagine Your Story, and find a new...

Introduction to Excel 2016, Part 2

Learn your way around the Excel 2016 spreadsheet. Discussion will include: select, format cells, worksheets, and rows/columns. Learn everyday tasks such as...

2:30pm
Virtual Event
School's Out Stomp Rockets

Celebrate the last day of school with stomp rockets!

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....

Teen Book Discussion

Share what you have been reading at the Govans Branch.

Teen Lounge

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

Discover a Story

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

chess game strategy

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

Monday Movie: Terminator: Date Fate

Synopsis An aging Sarah Connor joins forces with a female cyborg to protect a young girl from an advanced Terminator model from the dystopian future. Tim...

Original art work by April Thompson

Using Alcohol Inks, we will be create oceanic landscapes using bigger tiles and incorporating other textures. This is an advanced class and registration is...

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...

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...

Write Your Own Obituary Workshop

Join facilitator Sarah Farr of Death Positive DC to learn about obituaries and have a go at writing our own. This workshop will review the history of...

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
Live Music: Never Judge a Queen By the Cover

Celebrate Pride Month singing along to some of your favorite songs with local drag queens. Hosted by Evon Michelle. Free, no registration required. Seating...

Paint With Me

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

Scrapbooking

Learn how to preserve memories in scrapbooks, cards, letters, and pictures. Registration required; call 410-396-6098 to register.

Virtual BiMonthly Meetups

BiMonthly is a monthly social and discussion group for folks in Baltimore City and surrounding areas who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or any other...

6pm
Virtual Event
Documentary and Discussion: Coming Out

Join us for a thought provoking discussion. Coming Out For gay and lesbian teens, coming out can be a complicated and difficult process. They may be...

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