The annual event will feature James Forman, Jr., author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
The Booklovers’ Breakfast kicks of Black History Month at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. Tickets for the popular event go on sale TODAY!
Saturday, February 2, 2019
8:30am – Noon
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
700 Aliceanna St.
Former public defender James Forman Jr. is a leading critic in mass incarceration and its disproportionate impact on people of color. Since 2011, Forman has taught constitutional law and a course called “Race, Class, and Punishment” at Yale Law School. A graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School, he worked as a law clerk for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.
Advanced registration is required. Deadline for registration is January 29. All seats are reserved in order of receipt of registration and payment.
Welcome to Kanopy! The Pratt’s new digital streaming service
- Award-winning films
- Film Festival Favorites
- Indie & Classic Films
- & so much more….
No commercials.. No Fees.
Just recently Kanopy announced it will stream A24 movies including Moonlight, Ladybird, and The Florida Project.
All you need is your Pratt Library card.
Available on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, or Roku.
After the ghosts and goblins disappear… it’s time to dive into some Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Last year, Amazon donated STEM tools to both our Patterson Park and Forest Park branches. These students got a first chance to check out the fun.
Now, students across the Pratt system take part in fun programming as part of the Maryland STEM Festival (Oct 26-Nov 11)
Here’s just a taste of a few programs happening at the Pratt:
STEM Festival: Engineering Challenge
Pennsylvania Ave Branch
Thursday, November 1, 3:30pm
Chemistry is Out of this World
Roland Park Branch
Saturday, November 3, 2pm
Build It: Cardboard Edition
Monday, November 5, 3:30pm
Orleans St. Branch
Monday, November 5, 4pm
Amazon STEM Series: 3Doodler Crafts
Patterson Park Branch
Wednesday, November 7, 3pm
Washington Village Branch
Thursday, November 8, 3:30pm