Book Fest 2016

Visit the Pratt Library Children's Stage

Activities for the whole family, featuring local and nationally known authors. Inner Harbor, Sept. 23-25.
Carla Hayden

Celebrating Carla

Send a personal message to Dr. Hayden, to be shared when she is sworn in as the Fourteenth Librarian of Congress.
Pratt Picks - Before I Forget and Vinegar Girl

Pratt Picks

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

Central Library Renovation

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

Minute-to-Win-It Challenge

Use your building or fine motor skills in mini-challenges.

Film: The 5th Wave

Nothing can prepare you for the ... 5th Wave. Based on the acclaimed 2013 young-adult sci-fi novel…

Fusion Art

Create and fuse designs with Perler beads.

Full STEAM Ahead

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

Jamercise - Advanced

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

Film: London Has Fallen

In this sequel to the 2013 action thriller Olympus Has Fallen, a terrorist plot unfolds in London as…

Free Family Flick: Despicable Me

When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love…

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.
Pratt Podcasts - Terry McMillan featured

Pratt Podcasts

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

2016 Maryland Fairs and Festivals

Take advantage of all that your state has to offer during the summer months.
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Ask Us Now!

Live chat with librarians, online anytime you need it. Session transcripts and email followup available.