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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.


Monday, June 22

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...

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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...

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...

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Creative Process

Let's tackle the design process together. Do you want to be a designer but don't know where to start then join the Pratt Teen center as we explore the design...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

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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...

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Imagining Our Stories Through the Arts

Enoch Pratt and Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center (LTYC) presents "Imagining our Stories Through the Arts! Participants will go on a journey through the world...

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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...

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Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services. Types of issues include: bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, expungement, foreclosure,...

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...

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 Teen Gaming at Clifton

On the last Monday of every month we will be hosting a Gaming program using PlayStation 4. Come out to Clifton and enjoy an afternoon of Gaming with friends.

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....

Rainbow Reads Book Cafe

Read with Pride! Let's discuss young adult LGBTQ books. No need to read a particular book, just come ready to discuss LGBTQ books and themes, and be prepared...

paper crafts colorful construction paper

Nurturing creative spirits through fun-filled arts and crafts activities.

Discover a Story

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

Green Your World: Plarn Workshop

Learn to upcycle old plastic bags into yarn (or plarn) for finger knitting in our continuing "Green Your World" series.

Stories for the Whole Family

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

chess game strategy

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

Monday Movie: Black and Blue

Synopsis A green cop unwittingly records the death of a drug dealer with her body camera. Reviewing the footage, she realizes that the death was no...

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...

Microsoft Word 2016: Designing Brochures, Programs & Flyers

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. Google...

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...

Friends of Hamilton Branch Meeting

The Friends of Hamilton Branch will have a meeting on Monday, June 22, 2020. Please join members of the community at the meeting and consider becoming a...

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...

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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...

Music with Mr. Jon

Join Mr. Jon for live music, silly songs, movement, and fun!

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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...

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