Monday, October 2, 2017


Enoch Pratt Free Library

Imagination Celebration 2017

Maybe Something Beautiful book

Imagination Celebration 2017

Visit your local Pratt library in October for family programs celebrating community arts and imagination.

This year's featured book is Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, a story about how art breathes life into a city and brings people together.

Van Jones goes Beyond the Messy Truth

Van JonesWHERE: The Brown Center, MICA campus
WHEN: Wednesday, October 18, 7pm

In Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together, CNN political contributor Van Jones offers a passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide. 

Program presented in partnership with MICA. Admission $25 per person, includes a copy of the book.

Disney on Ice Dance and Story Time

Disney on Ice

Light Street Branch

WHEN: Tuesday, October 10, 10:30am
Join the cast from Disney on Ice for a special dance lesson and story time. Then, participate in a Meet and Greet with your favorite Disney characters. You never know who might show up!

Please register at 410-396-1096.

Read to Reef Book Club

Read to Reef
Read to Reef Book Club
For the month of October, Baltimore-area children fifth grade and younger with a valid Pratt library card can earn admission to the National Aquarium for themselves and up to three family members by joining the book club at any branch.

Peabody at the Library


Informal classical music performances for all ages presented by student musicians from Peabody Conservatory.
WHERE: Waverly Branch
WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 3pm

WHERE: Orleans Street Branch
WHEN: Saturday, October 14, 2pm

WHERE: Reisterstown Road Branch
WHEN: Wednesday, October 25, 6pm

Pratt Writers LIVE! 

Hinds and Poe

Gareth Hinds, Poe: Stories and Poems

WHEN: Tuesday October 3, 6:30pm
Govans Branch

climate change
John R. Wennersten & Denise Robbins, Rising Tide: Climate Refugees in the 21st Century

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 6:30pm
: Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled, 415 Park Ave.

Jonathan Eig, Ali: A Life

WHEN: Thursday, October 26, 6:30pm
: Central Library, African American Department.

Full Pratt Writers LIVE schedule

Books for the Beast 2017 

Books for the Beast
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.