Monday, June 5, 2017


Enoch Pratt Free Library

Summer Challenge 2017

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Summer Challenge 2017

June 14 - August 16

Help "Build a Better World" by taking the Pratt Summer Challenge! Read or attend library programs and earn rewards.

Programs available for children, teens & adults (Click title above for more information)

"Radiant Child" Art Workshops

Radiant ChildExplore "Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat" by Javaka Steptoe through collaborative collage making and experimentation with art materials. (Click location for more information)  Ages 7-12.

Presented in partnership with Bright StARTS from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts

Cherry Hill Branch
Tuesday, June 27, 4pm
Pennsylvania Ave. Branch
Wednesday, June 28, 3pm
Walbrook Branch
Thursday, June 29, 3pm
Clifton Branch
Friday, June 30, 3pm

13th by Ava DuVernay

13th filmSee Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary, 13th, for an in-depth look at the prison system in the U.S. and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. (Click location for more information)

Roland Park Branch
Wednesday, June 7, 6pm
Hamilton Branch
Monday, June 19, 6pm

Caribbean Month logoCaribbean American Heritage Month
WHERE: the Waverly Branch
Film: Cool Runnings
Saturday, June 17, 1pm
Jamaican Cooking Demo
Wednesday, June 21, 6pm
Local Authors of the Caribbean
Saturday, June 24, 1-4pm
Strykers' Posse Reggae Band
Wednesday, June 28, 6pm

Click titles for more information.

Writers LIVE

The ExileCathy Scott-Clark: The Exile: The Stunning Inside Story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Flight

WHEN: Tuesday June 6, 6:30pm,
: Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Full Writers LIVE! schedule

Kids That Start Behind Stay Behind

Books for MeBooks for Me is an innovative new Library program for children 0-5 years old that empowers parents and caregivers to be their child's first and most important teacher.

Each child gets five new books to start their home library.

Your gift of $75 will provide Books for Me programming to our most vulnerable children.

You can make a difference. Sponsor a child today.

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