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.

Email Beyond the Basics

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

Wii Wednesdays

Nintendo's Wii video game system brings people of all ages together to have fun

African American Read-In

A celebration of African American literature featuring young and old voices. Bring a passage you would…

STEM Free Build Time

Embrace your inner-engineer by participating in a variety of self-directed building games.

Film: The Secret Life of Pets

In this animated comedy, two dogs get lost in New York City and cross paths with a wild group of abandoned…

Teen 3D Printing Escape

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

Book Discussion

Read and discuss Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. With richly layered characters and a gripping…

Poetry & Conversation: Ishion Hutchinson & Dora Malech

Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of the poetry collections Far District:…

Writers LIVE: Doni Glover, Unapologetically Black

Unapologetically Black is the story of Doni Glover's trek from the streets of East Baltimore to two decades…

Silver Angels

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

How to Start & Maintain a Nonprofit Organization in Maryland

Understand the legal and practical considerations of running a nonprofit. This workshop will cover: starting…

African American History BINGO

Test your Black History knowledge and learn facts that you may not have known, all while playing BINGO.

Afternoon Arts and Crafts

Satisfy your artistic and creative passions with make-and-take crafts.

Cozy Story Time

Listen to wintry tales and get cozy with hot chocolate. 

Teen Movie: Lights Out

A young woman (Teresa Palmer) must protect her brother (Gabriel Bateman) from a terrifying apparition…


Practice reading digital and analog clocks through games that test your speed.

Film: Ghostbusters (2016)

Two paranormal researchers (Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy) join forces with a nuclear engineer (Kate…

Throwback Thursday: I Have a Dream

Relive, in its entirety, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s historic and  inspirational speech delivered in…

Nutrition and Obesity

Priority Partners brings awareness to the roles that food plays in our lives, how to read food labels…

Game On!

Test your trivia prowess against Pratt librarians.

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.