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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 24

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
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
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
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.

Google Docs & Calendar for Seniors

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...

Microsoft Word 2016: Designing Brochures, Programs & Flyers

In this workshop learners will design a variety of publications: a flier advertising an event; a program outlining date, times, and details of an event; and...

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...

Sizzlin' Summer Fun with Pam the Kindersinger

Join Pam and her puppet pal Rascal for songs, dancing, rhymes, and lots of interactive fun.

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
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...

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.

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
art child painting

Animation, crafting, and technology come together to help you tell your story with this program for ages 7 and up.

Anime Watch

Do you love Anime? Then join us for games and crafts as we debate the latest loves and losers of the anime world. Please register here:...

2pm
Virtual Event
Crafty Teen: Dragon Egg

Teens can make and take home your very own dragon egg!

Teen Summer Coding Challenge

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join Teen Center staff to learn different kinds of basic coding, including virtual robot programming on the new VexCode...

2pm
Virtual Event
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
Anime Club

Watch and discuss Anime! Discover new favorites and experience old favorites with friends and Ramen! Share and learn about all things Anime or Manga.

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
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
Make a rainbow bracelet/ haz un pulsera de arcoiris

Make colorful beads out of duct tape and straws. String them into a rainbow bracelet to give as a gift or keep!

Microsoft Word GRAPHICS 2016

Using Microsoft Word, learn to insert pictures, ClipArt, Shapes and SmartArt graphics. Use WordArt to insert decorative text in your document. Class...

LEGO Club

Have fun building whatever LEGO creation you can imagine!

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....

Computer Gaming Tournament

Come compete against your friends in a monthly gaming challenge.

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...

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...

Wednesday, June 24

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