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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, June 18

Baltimore Backyard Bingo

Turtles and butterflies. Aphids and roses. Moles and...a Squash Vine Borer? Join us in tracking the wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods this...

Virtual Event
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...

Northwood's Summer Challenge Kickoff

Kick off your summer with "Imagine Your Story" at Northwood. Sign Up for the Summer Challenge, grab a snack, and complete the Fairy Tale Relay! All ages are...

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
Google Docs

Learn to use Google’s online word processor, which allows you to create and format documents and work with other persons on the same document Class...

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.

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...

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.

Summer Challenge Kickoff Party

Join the Forest Park Branch as we start the summer off right with food, friends, and some 10-minute crafts. Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge at the...

American Sign Language I, Class B

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...

1pm
Virtual Event
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,...

Google Docs

Learn to use Google’s online word processor, which allows you to create and format documents and work with other persons on the same document. Class...

1pm
Virtual Event
Introduction for Proposal Writing with Susan Shiroma

This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include: The basic elements of a...

Family Summer Movie Matinee: Frozen II

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of...

Ice Cream Social

Kick off Summer Challenge with a cool treat, set reading goals, and learn about summer fun happenings, ages 5-17. Groups of 5 or more please register by...

Art With a Heart

Now Meeting Online! Maker Foundations is a robust, 14-week technology curriculum that introduces graphic design, game development, 3D printing/digital...

2pm
Virtual Event
Gaming Club

Unwind and enjoy friendly competition at game night!

Summer Challenge Kickoff

Sign up for Summer Challenge, play games, and enjoy a snack.

Teen Crafts: Paint the Banner!

Join us as we kick off the summer by painting a huge banner for Summer Challenge 2020!

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....

chess game strategy

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

No Bake Cookies for Teens

No oven? No problem! Learn to bake cookies without it! Please contact library staff with food allergy concerns.

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Come celebrate the start of Summer Challenge with snacks, activities and make sure you sign up for this year's program!

health fitness active

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

Free Family Flicks: Hercules

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen! The son of Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order...

Advanced Microsoft Word 2016

Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, and wrap text around objects. Create, run, and delete a macro, import Excel files, create forms, and insert...

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...

#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...

Growing, Cooking and Preserving with Herbs

This program entails an overview of seeing, touching and smelling herb plants and delves into the growing and preservation of herbs. Instructor: Eva Slezak.

Bar Method Classes

Strengthen & stretch all muscle groups in modified Bar Method classes. Reshape your body with this transformative fitness workout. Presented by The Bar...

Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss the following books: Thursday, March 19th: The Woman In The Window by A. J. FinnThursday, April 16th: The Black Ascot...

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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
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 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...

Writers Cribs! Elin Hilderbrand

Join us for Writers Cribs! with author Elin Hilderbrand, in partnership with The Ivy Bookshop. Elin Hilderbrand spent her first summer on Nantucket Island...

Thursday, June 18

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