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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

Monday, June 8

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...

STEM STEAM gears

Join us every Monday and Thursday for a STEM activity that you can do from home! Activities will be posted on our Facebook account.

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
 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...

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
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...

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.

Test for Success

Take online tests that evaluate your understanding of computer concepts. Learn test-taking tips to reduce anxiety and build confidence. Search and watch...

story time, librarian and children

Join us on our Facebook Live for a virtual storytime!

11am
Virtual Event
Sewing Demonstration

Learn sewing techniques. Bring project you are working on to share. Supplies will be provided for a small project. Registration required; call...

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,...

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,...

3D Printing Projects

Learn to create customizable 3D projects in TinkerCAD, and make them real with the 3D printer.

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....

Minute Mug Cake

Learn how to make a cake in a mug! It will only take a minute.

paper crafts colorful construction paper

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

preschool children

Join Traci Mitchell from Taylor Made Meal Prep for a kids cooking class which includes: the importance of making healthy food choicesreading, following and...

Discover a Story

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

Take Pride: Stories in Paint

Create your personal masterpiece that tells your pride story through art with bright colors, sound in our state of the art recording studio or words through...

chess game strategy

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

Monday Movie: Motherless Brooklyn

Synopsis Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton), a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only...

Introduction to Google Drive Series

In this 3-week series, 4 topics will be discussed: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Sheets and Google Slides. Class Prerequisite Recommendation - ABCs...

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...

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computers Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

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...

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...

6pm
Virtual Event
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...

Reisterstown Road Branch Book Club

Please join us as we discuss The Dutch House by Ann Patchett. Light refreshments will be served.

Sewing Demonstration

Learn sewing techniques. Bring project you are working on to share. Supplies will be provided for a small project. Registration required; call...

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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