Tuesday, July 11, 2017


Enoch Pratt Free Library

PrattCon 2017


WHERE: Southeast Anchor Library
WHEN: Saturday, July 15, 10am – 3pm

Join us for our third annual comic book convention with panelists, local artists, comic book workshops and other activities for the whole family. This year's theme is "Build a Better World: World Builders."

A Beautiful Ghetto

Devin Allen

A Photo-Illustrated Talk by Photographer Devin Allen, in conversation with D. Watkins
WHERE: Pennsylvania Avenue Branch
WHEN: Saturday, July 22, Noon

The eyes of the world turned to Baltimore photographer, Devin Allen in 2015, when Baltimore erupted in mass protests in response to the death of Freddie Gray. In his new book, Allen documents the uprising, his city, and the people who live there.

What Color is Your Poetry? 


WHERE: Central Library, Meyerhoff Children's Garden
WHEN: July 12, 19 & 26, 6:30pm

In this three-part workshop, poet, performance artist, and professor Ron Kipling Williams takes you through a journey of how he began coloring his poetic world and offers tools on how you can do the same.

Uncle Devin's World of Percussion

For ages 5 and under.  Presented by Uncle Devin and his flute-playing sidekick, Mr. Grasshopper.

WHERE: Herring Run Branch
WHEN: Thursday, July 13, 11:30am

WHERE: Orleans St. Branch
WHEN: Wednesday, July 26, 10:15am

Writers LIVE

Kennedy and King

Steven Levingston, Kennedy and King: The President, The Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights

WHEN: Tuesday, July 18, 6:30pm
Central Library African American Dept.

Library Bingo

Roz Warren, Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library, An Insider's Tales of Library Life, in conversation with Marion Winik

WHEN: Tuesday, July 25, 6:30pm
Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

Full Writers LIVE! schedule

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