Read to Reef

Read to Reef Book Club: March 2017

Read 5 aquatic books in March, earn 4 tickets to the National Aquarium! For kids up to fifth grade with a Pratt Library card.
Ballerina Body

Tickets Available for Misty Copeland

Wednesday, March 22 at MICA. $30 Tickets include a copy of her new book, Ballerina Body.
Restoration episode 1 (clock balcony in SAS)

Pratt Restoration Series: Episode 1

In our first video, learn about the Renovation from individuals closely involved in the project.
Mr. Pratt Presents... Ron Chernow

Mr. Pratt Presents... Ron Chernow

Tickets on sale for the April 8 fundraiser: Alexander Hamilton biographer Ron Chernow, cocktails, and dinner.
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The Renovation is Underway

Preserving the past and positioning the Central Library/State Library Resource Center to serve Marylanders in the future.
Poetry Contest 2017

Poetry Contest

Free entry for Maryland poets! Winning poem to be published in Poet Lore and displayed in a Central Library window.
Free Tax Preparation at Central Library

Free Tax Preparation at Central Library

Total household income under $54,000? You may qualify for free tax help. Appointments required.

Get To Know Your Ipad or Tablet

Don't know what to do with that new Ipad or tablet? Come to the library and learn how to download books…

Monday Movie: Nerve

High-school wallflower named Vee decides to participate in an online game that involves completing challenges…

Family Craft

Come let your creative side out. 

Film: Ghostbusters (2016)

Two paranormal researchers join forces with a nuclear engineer and a subway attendant to fight off a…

Email Beyond the Basics

Using Google, create an email account; learn to compose, send and retrieve messages; send attachments;…

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’…

Light Street Writers Exchange

A read and critique group for writers with interest in all forms of writing: poetry, novel, short story…

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’…

Film: The Princess Bride

Watch the movie The Princess Bride at the library.

Paint and Sip

Unleash your creativity! Learn to paint with artist and instructor Angela Stewart. Light refreshments…

Teen Movie: Hitch

A man who teaches dateless wonders how to become irresistible to women learns just how hard it can be…

Bingo Tuesdays

A game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the…

Invent This!

A fun, hands-on invention experience.

MINECRAFT

Bring your computer gaming and engineering skills and play Minecraft with your friends.

Teen Dress For Success

Presented by Kim Klacik,  Mrs. Baltimore 2014 and Founder of Potential Me, a Baltimore based non-profit which…

Film: Angry Birds

This animated adaptation of the hugely popular video-game series follows three avian friends as they…

Advanced Microsoft Word 2010

A two-part class. Course content: Learn to apply text styles, insert watermarks, wrap text around objects…

Rosetta Stone feature - logo on gold

Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.
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.
Pratt Podcasts - Terry McMillan featured

Pratt Podcasts

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