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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.

Blogging Tools and Tips

Everyone has a story to tell, and none of them are quite the same. What makes a good story, and how can…

Pam the Kindersinger

Join Pam and her puppet pal Rascal for songs, dancing, rhymes, and lots of interactive fun.

Sue Trainor

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, rhythm, and movement with singer-songwriter Sue Trainor.

Curtis Blues

Join Curtis Blues for an interactive, live music show he performs with fascinating instruments from all…

Songs and Fun with Spice

Join Spice for live music, singing, movement, stories, and more!

Aquarium on Wheels presents "Paradise in Trouble"

Aquarium on Wheels presents the play "Paradise in Trouble." When a logger is chopping down trees in the…

Free Family Flick: Cinderella (2015)

Kenneth Branagh directs Disney's 2015, live-action take on the classic fairy tale Cinderella, which stars…

Film: The 33

Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, and Martin Sheen star in this ensemble drama detailing the daring…

Microsoft Word 2010

Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling…

Teen Game

Play board games and card games

Teen 3D Printing Escape

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

Operation HOPE -- Small Business Workshop

Robin Haynes, Small Business Program Coach of Operation HOPE, will provide an overview of the necessary…

Adult Paint Night

Create your own original artwork under the direction of artist Melku Tafari. Registration is required.

Disney Delights! - The Rescuers

Old Time Disney Delights - Not a Princess in Sight! Enjoy old-fashioned Disney animation this summer…

Hooked On Yarn

Crocheters meet to learn, to share patterns and techniques, and to participate in group projects. Note:…

Northwood Book Club

Read and discuss Stand Your Ground by Victoria Christopher Murray. A black teenage boy is dead. A…

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.