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Pratt Library Celebrates Virtual Opening Of Senator Barbara A. Mikulski Room

Pratt Library Celebrates Virtual Opening Of Senator Barbara A. Mikulski Room

November 12, 2020

Baltimore, MD – The Enoch Pratt Free Library will celebrate the opening of the new Senator Barbara A. Mikulski Room inside the newly renovated Central Library with a virtual event. The live online event will feature a conversation with Senator Mikulski and Ambassador Wendy Sherman. The event is one of the Pratt’s marquee programs to celebrate the Year of the Woman.

An Evening with Senator Barbara Mikulski & Ambassador Wendy Sherman
Thursday, November 19, 7pm
Pratt Library Facebook LIVE

“I am so honored to be sharing the news of the opening of the Senator Barbara A. Mikulski room here at the Enoch Pratt Free Library,” says Senator Barbara Mikulski. “The room will house some of my most treasured artifacts from my time as the Senator for Maryland. It is my greatest hope that people from across the state will come to the Enoch Pratt to use the room and feel inspired by what they see inside.”

The Mikulski Room features historic mementos including Senator Mikulski’s Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded by President Barack Obama. When the Central Library reopens the Mikulski Room will be used for adult literacy and women’s leadership programming. “We want to celebrate the opening of the Mikulski Room, even if it is virtually, during the Year of the Woman,” says Pratt Library President & CEO Heidi Daniel. “It is such an important addition to the newly renovated Central Library and we can’t wait for the day we are able to welcome people inside.”

The conversation with Senator Mikulski and Ambassador Sherman will be available via the Pratt Library’s Facebook page.