Saturday, September 2, 2017

September at the Pratt

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Pratt Children's Stage at the Baltimore Book Festival
WHERE: Baltimore Inner Harbor
WHEN: Friday September 22 - Sunday, September 24, 11am- 7pm

The Pratt Library Children's Stage features interactive programs for the whole family with popular local and nationally known authors including Javaka Steptoe, Adam Gidwitz, Hena Khan, Kwame Alexander and Jason Reynolds.

One Maryland One Book

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the 2017 choice for One Maryland One Book. One Maryland One Book is a program of the Maryland Center for the Book at the Maryland Humanities.
Join in a book discussion at your Pratt library branch.

Mencken Day 2017

Mencken Day

Honoring the memory, career & bequest of Henry Louis Mencken
Mencken Day 2017
WHEN: Saturday, September 9,10:30am
Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St.

Pratt Writers LIVE! 

James McBride
James McBride,
Five-Carat Soul

WHEN: Thursday, September 28, 7pm
Church of the Redeemer,
5603 N. Charles St.

Flickering Treasures
Amy Davis,
Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore's Forgotten Movie Theatres

WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 7pm
Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave

The Streak
John Eisenberg,
The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken, and Baseball's Most Historic Record

WHEN: Wednesday, September 27, 6:30pm
Waverly Branch

Check out the full Pratt Writers LIVE schedule

Pratt Library's African American Film Series 

Dr. JacksonCotton Comes to Harlem, Director: Ossie Davis, 1970
WHEN: Saturday, September 16, 1pm
Maryland Historical Society,
201 W. Monument St

Moderated by Dr. Lawrence Jackson, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of English & History, Johns Hopkins University.

Event sponsored by the Juanita C. Burns Memorial Foundation.

Register for Books for the Beast 2017 

Books for the Beast 2017
Books for the Beast 2017

WHEN: Saturday, October 28, 8:30am
Roland Park Country School,
5204 Roland Ave.

This all-day conference brings together adults and teens to hear YA authors, discuss books and celebrate the best in youth materials. Registration closes September 30. 

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