September 2013

  • Pratt Library Guide to the Baltimore Book Festival
    By Lucie Ferguson
    Last Edited on 9/26/2013
    With so many readings, workshops and fun events at the 2013 Baltimore Book Festival (September 27-29 in Mount Vernon Place), you might need a to-do list. Here’s one suggested agenda for how to enjoy the ...more
  • Poetry & Conversation: Bruce A. Jacobs
    By Shaileen B.
    Last Edited on 9/26/2013
    So often, the best parts come last, and that might be true of the last event in the Pratt Library tent at the Baltimore Book Festival. From 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, just when the golden ...more
  • Poetry & Conversation: Jane Satterfield
    By Kathleen Neil, Collection Management Department
    Last Edited on 9/25/2013
    When the Baltimore Book Festival opens its tents on September 27 to 29, the Pratt Library will be there—hosting many authors and events. Poetry will, of course, have a place and the featured poets reading ...more
  • #GetCarded for a Chance to Win Prizes
    By Jessica Keyes
    Last Edited on 9/24/2013
    September is Library Card Signup Month, and we're running a contest! ...more
  • Poetry and Conversation: Joanna Pearson
    By Kim Leith, Humanities Department
    Last Edited on 9/24/2013
    Poet Joanna Pearson brings to her writing exquisite craft mixed with often quirky subject matter, which she will be bringing to our September 24 Poetry & Conversation event at the Central Library. For ...more
  • Local Arts Groups present Two 16mm Film Events on Saturday
    By Tom Warner
    Last Edited on 2/15/2017
    This Saturday, September 21, two local arts groups are partnering with Pratt Library to host events featuring some of the best and rarest films from the Sights and Sounds Department's celebrated 16mm film ...more
  • 7 Apps to Keep Pratt in Your Pocket
    By Anjanette Wiggins
    Last Edited on 2/15/2017
    Did you know the Pratt Library can fit into your pocket? ...more
  • Poetry & Conversation: Megan McShea
    By Shaileen B.
    Last Edited on 9/18/2013
    A Mountain City of Toad Splendor: what a deliciously playful title! I suspect playfulness will be in the air at our next Poetry & Conversation, Tuesday, September 24. That's when the author of that book, ...more
  • Free Family Flick: A Yellow Brick Road for a Newer Generation
    By Ryan O’Grady
    Last Edited on 9/13/2013
    Here at the Pratt Library, we often ask program attendees to provide feedback on their experience and let us know how we are doing. The feedback for the Free Family Flicks series has been overwhelmingly ...more
  • Behind the Scenes: The Pratt Library Bindery
    By B. Manning
    Last Edited on 9/10/2013
    Did you know that the Pratt Central Library has a Bindery unit which dates back to the 1930’s, and is still functioning today? In today’s disposable and digital-frenzied society, you may wonder what possible ...more
  • A Viral Bathtub Story & A Dry Martini: Mencken Day is Sept 7
    By Jackie Watts, Guest Blogger
    Last Edited on 2/15/2017
    Just about everybody knows that Millard Fillmore was a clean politician. After all, he’s the president who installed the first bathtub in the White House. And how do we know that? It’s general knowledge. ...more