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
Explore "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
13th by Ava DuVernay
See 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)
Caribbean 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
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Cathy Scott-Clark: The Exile: The Stunning Inside Story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Flight
WHEN: Tuesday June 6, 6:30pm,
WHERE: Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Kids That Start Behind Stay Behind
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.
We offer dozens of free events and classes each month. Check the Pratt Calendar for more