Saturday, January 7, 2017

LOTS TO DO @ THE PRATT LIBRARY

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Food for Fines

Food for Fines

Food for Fines 2017
Donate a canned food item and receive $1.00 off of your library fees. All proceeds benefit the Maryland Food Bank. Call or see your local branch library for details.

WHEN: January 3-31
WHERE:
at all Pratt Library locations.

 


Writers LIVE!

Michael Days

Michael I. Days, Obama's Legacy: What He Accomplished as President
WHEN: Tuesday, January 10, 6:30pm
WHERE: MD State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

 

 

Diggins
Milt Diggins, Stealing Freedom Along the Mason-Dixon Line: Thomas McCreary, the Notorious Slave Catcher from Maryland
WHEN: Wednesday, January 11, 6:30pm
WHERE: African American Department

 


Dark AthenaArthur Houghton, Dark Athena
Gary Vikan, former director of the Walters Art Museum, will introduce the program.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 17, 6:30pm
WHERE:
MD State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

 

The Long Loneliness
Brendan Walsh & Willa Bickham, The Long Loneliness in Baltimore
WHEN: Tuesday, January 24, 6:30pm
WHERE:
MD State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

 


Food Fight
McKay Jenkins, Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet
WHEN: Tuesday, January 31, 6:30pm
WHERE:
MD State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Full Writers LIVE! schedule


Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King Lecture
The Pratt Library's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture presented by Dr. Julianne Malveaux
, founder and president of Economic Education, and author of Are We Better Off? Race, Obama and Public Policy.
WHEN: Saturday, January 14, 2pm
WHERE:
Maryland Historical Society, France Hall


Brown Lecture Series

Brown Lecture 2017
Brown Lecture Series: April Ryan, At Mama's Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White
WHEN: Thursday, January 19, 7pm
WHERE:
African American Department

 

 


Free Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest 2017
Poetry Contest with Poet Lore

Maryland poets, achieve fame through this FREE contest! The winning poem will be published in Poet Lore, enlarged for display in a Central Library show window, and honored at a reading at the Central Library. 

Runners-up may be considered for publication in Poet Lore. Submissions open until March 1, 2017

We offer dozens of free events and classes each month. Check the Pratt Calendar for more!