Writers Live this fall

Big Fall for Writers LIVE!

April Ryan, Joy Thomas Moore, & Walter Mosley all coming to the Pratt this fall.
Social Worker in the Library

Social Worker in the Library

Check out how Social Worker in the Library is expanding in 2018-19.
Pratt Restoration Series Episode 9: Diving into a World of Imagination

Pratt Restoration Series Episode 9: Diving into a World of Imagination

Explore a world of imagination for children opening in 2019.
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Free to Bmore

With more days and longer hours, find out how you are Free to Bmore #atthepratt.
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Pratt Chat Blog

Check out the new and improved Pratt Chat blog: The official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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Artsy Thursday: 3D Drawing

The Walbrook branch will host art workshop focused on 3-D Drawing


Join us for some kid-friendly yoga and mindfulness.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime…

Teen Crafts: Sewing Club

Join the young adult staff as we make craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

Teen Video Game Night

Come out and play video games with your friends on the big screen!

Weekly Podcast Listening Club

Have a snack and listen to a Podcast just for kids!

Discover SCIENCE with Dr. Bear

Discover SCIENCE with Dr. Bear is an National Institute of Health-funded project led by the Children's…

Free Family Flick: The Swan Princess

A betrothed prince and princess are threatened by a sorcerer.

Teen Writers Group

Bring your notebooks, pens, and inspiration to this club and share your work and discuss topics related…

Wii Gaming

Enjoy a fun-filled evening playing video games with your friends.

Jamercise Advanced

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

Stepping at Pratt

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Introduction to Google Drive

Documents and Calendar - Learn how to create basic documents in Google Docs. Create calendars, practice…

Introduction to Google Drive

Learn to use Google’s online word processor, which allows you to create and format documents and work…

Book Love Book Club

Read and discuss White Teeth by Zadie Smith.  Discuss all types of books with our new Book Club. Enjoy…

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to…

Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. 

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson. Ms. Simonson's recent novel is an excellent…

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime…

Career Building Workshop: Resume Writing/Job Search

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search…

Sit 'n' Stitch at the Library

Melissa Salzman from Lovelyarns hosts a monthly Sit 'n' Stitch. Bring your knitting, and meet your new…

Caramel Apples

Have you ever tried an M&M caramel apple or a salted caramel apple?  Then join us at our Caramel Apple…

Fun Fridays

Enjoy various activities such as arts and crafts, games, and reading, along with making a healthy snack.

Teen Lounge

Teens, need a place to relax and unwind? Come to the Teen Lounge. We'll have snacks, games, and music…

Podcast: Colson Whitehead featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt - listen now or download for later. Featured: Colson Whitehead.
Mobile Job Center spotlight

Mobile Job Center

Need help with the employment process? Learn about the Library's new Mobile Job Center and where it's traveling.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

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