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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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.
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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.

Dress for Success with Kimberly Klacik

For teen girls: are you interested in being a fashionista at work and knowing how to prepare for the…

Memory Challenge

Challenge your memory skills with fun games.

Minecraft

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

Film: The Huntsman Winter's War

This spin-off of Snow White and the Huntsman acts as both prequel and sequel to the original film, detailing…

Book Discussion

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

An Evening With Ron Capps and Tom Glenn

Ron Capps is the author of Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years (Schaffner, 2014), a memoir…

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Part I

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and…

Hands on Holidays: High Holidays

Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at the Jewish High Holidays.

Teen Movie: The Angry Birds Movie (2016)

Based on characters in the colossally popular phone app Angry Birds, this animated comedy gives viewers…

Free Family Flick: The Jungle Book (2016)

"Man-cub" Mowgli and his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear protect the jungle from tiger…

Teen 3D Printing Escape

Venture into the world of 3D printing techniques, designs, and curiosities.

Book Discussion

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

Writers LIVE: Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad

AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB PICK! From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent, wrenching…

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.
Maryland Fairs and Festivals

2016 Maryland Fairs and Festivals

Take advantage of all that your state has to offer during the summer months.