Vote D for Pratt

Vote "For" Question D to Support the Library

On November 8, vote for Bond Issue D to help fund improvements to Pratt Library buildings and facilities in coming years.
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Read Books, Earn Aquarium Tickets

Read 5 aquatic-themed books to earn 4 tickets to the National Aquarium! For children up to fifth grade with a Library card.
Central Library is Open Sundays

Central Library is Now Open Sundays

Visit the Central Library on Sunday afternoons from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, October through May.
Pratt Picks - recommended books

Pratt Picks

Book recommendations from Pratt Library staff, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR—reserve your copy today.
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Central Library Renovation

Preserving the past and positioning the Central Library/State Library Resource Center to serve Marylanders in the future.

Caregiver Café

Do you provide care for an older adult family member or friend? Meet and talk with other caregivers, plus…

Ebooks 101

Learn how to find eBooks and audiobooks from the library's website. We will also practice downloading…

Google Drive

Learn how to navigate and use Google Drive. Understand how to store, access, and share your files from…

Instagram and Twitter Basics

Course content: Instagram - Learn the basic use of this popular social network application. Upload, EditShare…

Holistic Self-Care With Tim Ashdown

Tim Ashdown presents an interactive workshop devoted to the art of stress relief.  As he progresses…

Rollin' Reels at Roland Park: The Milagro Beanfield War

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this David and Goliath story from New Mexico. The feature will…

Teen Movie: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Our Halloween movie marathon continues with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Waverly Branch Tutorial Program

Free K-12 drop-in homework assistance & tutoring, presented in partnership with Johns Hopkins University…

Learn a Database: World Book Online Info Finder

Need information for a school project? Learn how to use World Book Online Info Finder, the online database…

Book Discussion

Read and discuss All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, the One Maryland One Book for…

Discoveries...America: Geographical Virtual Roadtrip USA

The series, presented in order of each state's admission to the Union, includes video essays about the…

Film: Vertigo

Dismissed when first released, later heralded as one of director Alfred Hitchcock's finest films (and…

Library Bingo

Play Bingo and win prizes (while supplies last).  

Intuitive Development with Tracy Hall

Clairvoyant & clairsentient Tracy Hall leads a workshop on how to enhance your psychic abilities.

Pratt Podcasts - Terry McMillan featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt—listen now or download for later. Featured: Terry McMillan.
Baltimore LINK

Baltimore Area's New Transit System

Learn about changes coming to local transit, including route changes, new maps, and ways to get involved.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.