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Pratt Restoration Series: Episode 8

Pratt Restoration Series Episode 8: Job & Career Center

Get a sneak peek at the new Job and Career Center set to open 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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3D Printing Lab

Stop in and design something to print in 3D. Learn about the design process and stretch your creative…

DIY Fidget Spinners

Want to know how to make your own Fidget Spinner? We'll be using Hot Glue and pennies to prove just how…

Scales & Tall Tales

Packed full of tales and fables and enhanced by various live animals, this program is storytelling at…

The Bubble Lady

Join the Bubble Lady for a fun, interactive experience. See a "smokey" bubble, a bubble in a cube, and…

Beach Day

Enjoy summer fun beach activities inside the library.

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play…

Rockin' the Blues

Feeling blue can happen to you, and these storybook characters, too.  Hear how in Baby’s Got the Blues…

Teen Book Club

Talk with other teens about what you're reading, and catch up on the summer challenge.

STEAM Crafts

STEAM-themed crafts for children and teens.

Summer Challenge Crafts

Starting June 19, join us every other Tuesday in the Teen Center as we make fun crafts celebrating that…

Learn Loom Knitting

Loom knitting is a fun, versatile way to get into knitting. Bring your loom and yarn and learn basic…

Minecraft

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

Digital Drop-In

Wondering how to get library materials, such as e-books and e-audiobooks onto your tablet? Need help…

Film: Pitch Perfect 3

The Bellas reunite for a USO tour in Europe. 2017; Rated PG-13; 93 min. Cast: Anna Kendrick, Rebel…

Introduction to MS Office and Computer Basics

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

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play…

Mixed Media Book Club

Join us for a discussion of Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston. Check…

Book Bingo

Play book-themed Bingo and win bookish prizes.

Busy Bees

Make your own bee garden with a bee-friendly plant and a bee waterer to take home.

Hot Dog, It's National Hot Dog Day

Have a hot dog story time with everything on it.

S'mores and Stories

Come for the stories, and stay for the s'mores.

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play…

Best Book Discussion Ever!

Come share a book or two with us. Bring a friend.

Brush Bot Battle

Build a Brush Bot and go head-to-head against other Brush Bots.

Name Headbands

Create your own custom headband with your name on it.

Podcast: Colson Whitehead featured

Pratt Podcasts

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