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Location Closure Due to lack of air conditioning, the Herring Run Branch is closed until further notice and the Northwood Branch is closed on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2.

Holiday Closing All Pratt Library locations will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Pratt Society Past Events

Pratt Society members enjoy a full year of activities and programs that includes talks and conversations with notable authors and thought-leaders.

Missed an event? You can view this season's past public programs with speakers on the Library’s Facebook page . You do not need an account to view them. Enjoy!

Arnold Lehman private event - audience
Arnold Lehman private event - chatting at an oyster bar
Arnold Lehman private event - book signing event
Arnold Lehman private event - seated crowd with art handout
Events in the Past Year
Pratt Society Reception with Thomas Fisher

Tuesday, May 24 at 6 pm


Cocktails and Conversations with the Baltimore Banner

Tuesday, May 10 at 6 pm


Anna Malaika Tubbs

Tuesday, April 19 at 6 pm

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Mr. Pratt Presents

Saturday, April 2 at 6 pm


Brown Lecture Series: Brittney Cooper

Tuesday, March 22 at 6 pm

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Pratt Society Q&A with Toni Tipton-Martin

Wednesday, February 23 at 6:15 pm

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Brown Lecture Series: Dawn Porter

Tuesday, November 9 at 6 pm


Private Pratt Society Event with Arnold Lehman

Tuesday, October 26 at 6 pm


Brown Lecture Series: Roxane Gay

Wednesday, October 6 at 6:15 pm


Writers LIVE! George Takei

Wednesday, September 29 at 5:45 pm


Pratt Society Wine & Words

Local sommelier Lucien Walsh

Wednesday, June 16 at 6 pm