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Read to Reef Book Club

Read five aquatic books to earn four tickets to the National Aquarium! For children up to fifth grade with a Pratt Library card.
Carla's Picks, February 2016

Carla's Picks

Pratt Library CEO Carla Hayden's book recommendations, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR.
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Mr. Pratt’s Party - The Library’s Annual Gala

An evening of fun with delicious food, dancing to the Mood Swings, interactive exhibitions, and a rare look at the Pratt’s special collections.
Poetry Contest 2016

Poetry Contest

Free entry for Maryland poets! Winning poem to be published in Little Patuxent Review and displayed in a Central Library window.
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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.

Film: Man of Steel

Superman flies back onto the big screen in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production directed by…

I Love the library because...

Come in and tell us why you love the library through arts & crafts.

Kids Karaoke

Enjoy an afternoon of karaoke fun while practicing and showing off your vocal gifts.   

Presidents Day Trivia

Guess the Presidents after listening to their goals and accomplishments.  Prizes will be awarded for…

Full STEAM Ahead

Learn and enjoy a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics) activities.…

Hearts and Crafts

Create a Valentine's Day card for your family or friend.

Jamercise - Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training.

Anime Club

Watch your favorite Anime characters on the big screen. Look at new anime, manga and graphic novels!

Film: Jurassic World

In this thrilling fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise, two young brothers (Ty Simpkins…

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

Course content: In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer)…

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Course content: In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer)…

Colour My World

A coloring session for relaxation and stress relief.  Coloring pages will be provided.

Family Coloring Night

Grab a coloring book or a coloring sheet and make an awesome picture together as a family.

Introduction to PowerPoint 2010

Course content:  two classes, 2 hours per class. Create custom presentations for work or personal use.

Baltimore Children's Choir

Please join us for a choral concert presented by the Baltimore Children's Choir as part of the grand…

Read Down Your Fines, Earn Pratt Bucks!

Read Down Your Fines

Read Down Fines lets students pay off their fines by practicing their reading skills. No cash needed!
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Ask Us Now! Info Experts 24/7

Live chat with librarians, online anytime you need it. Session transcripts and email followup available.
Free eAudiobooks, eMagazines and Streaming Films

Free Audiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines and Streaming Films

Accessible in all Pratt Library locations, or from home with your library card.