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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.

Writers Live: Dr. Ida E. Jones, Baltimore Civil Rights Leader Victorine Q. Adams

In her latest work,  Baltimore Civil Rights Leader Victorine Q. Adams, Dr. Ida Jones reveals the story of civic leader, educator, politician and activist Victorine Q. Adams and her crusade for equity for all people in Baltimore.  Adams, a Baltimore native, lived through stringent segregation, racial violence and economic turbulence to become the first African American woman elected to the Baltimore City Council.  Dr. Jones examines her life using archival materials to tell the story of this Baltimore City activist and politician.

The Ivy Bookshop will have copies of the book for sale at a book signing following the program.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Central Library, African American Department
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Writers LIVE!

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Writers LIVE at the Library

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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