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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.


Saturday, June 20

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...

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...

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...

Virtual Event
First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers. Presented by Belair Edison Neighborhoods, Inc.

Introduction to Excel, Part II

Introduction to Microsoft Excel, Part II on June 20th has been cancelled. Learn about spreadsheets, toolbars and buttons, and how to save files. Learn...

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...

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.

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga will help improve flexibility, strength, balance and focus. Enjoy the many benefitsof yoga without sitting or lyingon the floor. Presented by...

Shut Up and Write!

Join us for an hour devoted to writing, with other quietly supportive writers. Bring the novel or poem you've already started, or try a writing prompt for...

Pratt Page-Turners Online Book Club

Join us for an online discussion of Sonia Purnell's A Woman of No Importance. In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most...

Virtual Event
preschool children

Come to the Teddy Bear Tea Party! Guests are invited to dress up and bring their favorite teddy bear (or other stuffed animal) for a teddy bear-themed...

Pinned Presents

Design and create your own button pin for a loved one.

3D Design Club

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to learn how to create your own 3D design projects. You design, we print! Registration is open to all teens, but...

Virtual Event
Graphics Galore

Adults who love comics, read and discuss, Two Dead by Van Jensen and Nate Powell; a stunning crime noir graphic novel exploring the intertwining threads of...

Ancient Traditions

The Ancient Tradition Program is a look at the cultural history of the past, highlighting the similarities in different cultures that connect us all. The...

Stonewall movie poster

Where Pride Began A gay runaway in the 1960s finds a sympathetic community at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village. In time, harassment from...

Knives Out

(Directed by Rian Johnson, 2019, 130 minutes; Rated: PG-13) On his 85th birthday, crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead in his...

POSTPONED Teen Open Mic Events

Join the Media Rhythm Institute and the Central Library for Saturday teen open mic events. Showcase your talents, watch other youth open mic'ers, special...

Video Game Tournament: Sports Party

Get excited for the hot summer sun and outdoor fun with a friendly indoor competition with friends. Join us to determine the ultimate athlete as we compete...

Fairytale Tech

Make your own short animated fairytale! Come learn about and experiment with green screen and stop-motion animation. Space is limited, please visit the...

Jazz in the Stacks

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble featuring the Carl Grubbs Ensemble. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Reading Comics and Graphic Novels Online

Comic books and graphic novels are no longer restricted to paper. Many comic books, manga, and graphic novels are now available online. Come learn how to...

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