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Carla's Latest Picks

Pratt Library CEO Carla Hayden's book recommendations, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR.
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Books & Bread at the Pratt Library

Order groceries online from ShopRite and pick them up at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch.
Central Library

Central Library Renovation

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

Exercise Your Mind Altered Book Contest

Adult AND Youth (9-17) categories. Entries must be submitted between July 30th & August 6th. Prizes will…

Google Drive

Learn how to navigate and use Google Drive. Understand how to store, access, and share your files from…

Resume Rescue

Brush up your resume working one-on-one with a librarian. One hour appointments only. Call 410-396-0946…

Rollin' Reels at Roland Park: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Celebrate Jack Gilford's  birthday (1908) with a hilarious romp through ancient Rome. The feature…

Zumba with Consuela

Dance your way to fitness this summer. The fitness program consists of short-dance and aerobic-exercise…

Canton Saturday Matinee : Films for Foodies

No Reservations Assuming guardianship of Zoe, her 9 year-old niece, is a life altering responsibility…

Edmondson Avenue Book Club

Read and discuss Song Yet Sung by James McBride.

Film: Bridge of Spies

A Cold War thriller... In this historical drama set during the Cold War, a Brooklyn attorney (Tom…

Film: When We Were KIngs (1996)

In 1974, boxers Muhammad Ali and George Foreman came to the still-emerging and politically unstable African…

Roblox Gametime

Enjoy playing Roblox with your friends.  

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.
Take the Credit video for Maryland Homeowner’s Property Tax Credit

Take the Credit!

Baltimore homeowners, learn how to save money with the Maryland Homeowner’s Property Tax Credit.
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.