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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

Saturday, June 27

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...

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...

9am
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
Summer Celebration @ Walbrook

Sign up for the Summer Challenge, and join us for: 12:30 PM: A special summer Family Storytime for ages 2-5 and their families 1:00PM: Jazz in the Stacks...

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...

Rollin' Reels - O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Join us for a special Summer Challenge edition of Rollin' Reels--the Coen Brothers' retelling of the Greek epic, the Odyssey. In the deep south during the...

Saturday at the Cinema: Richard Jewell

American security guard Richard Jewell saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who...

Sunglass Glam

It’s National Sunglasses Day, join us to customize your own pair. All supplies provided.

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Whether you want to attract new experiences, relationships and situations, or have a greater sense of wellbeing, this workshop will show you how to master...

11am
Virtual Event
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Workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Knot Just Knitting Yarn Club

Join our group of yarn crafters. Beginners are welcome!

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...

1pm
Virtual Event
Cat Castles

It’s Adopt-a-Cat month! Come create your own cardboard castle for your feline family member. All supplies provided. Please visit the branch or call...

Census Saturday

Monica Guerrero Vasquez of Centro SOL, Carey Cabrera of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs, Dr. Heather Lamb of the Baltimore City...

1pm
Virtual Event
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Join our monthly book club as people of all ages read and discuss books on social justice. Then, of course, we’ll do fun, book-specific projects afterwards!...

Jazz in the Stacks

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

Butterfly Science

Learn about caring for butterflies and create a feeder to take home. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

books stacked on library table

Join us to discuss The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Reality Bytes: Oculus Quest

Explore new worlds with our Oculus Quest virtual reality headset! Games for adults, teens, and children.

ScienceTellers Present "Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress"

A long time ago, in a faraway land, two brave villagers go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from an evil Ice Sorceress. When...

2pm
Virtual Event
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Celebrate Black Music Month with local performing artists.

Stolen Book Cover

A gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South -- and their daring attempt to escape...

Saturday, June 27

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