Carla Hayden

Celebrating Carla

Send a personal message to Dr. Hayden, to be shared when she is sworn in as the Fourteenth Librarian of Congress.
Book Fest 2016

Visit the Pratt Library Children's Stage

Activities for the whole family, featuring local and nationally known authors. Inner Harbor, Sept. 23-25.
Pratt Picks - Before I Forget and Vinegar Girl

Pratt Picks

Book recommendations from Pratt Library staff, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR—reserve your copy today.
Central Library

Central Library Renovation

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

Back-to-School Craft

Relax with a fun craft that will help you stay neat and organized this school year. 

Monday Movie: MockingJay Part I

The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds Katniss Everdeen faced with a decision that…

Connect to the Pratt Library with your Ipad or Tablet

Learn how to get great books, magazines, and movies on your Ipad or Tablet. If you can't make the…

Film: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

In this thrilling continuation of the epic space opera, ex-stormtrooper Finn, scrappy desert dweller…

Introduction to Google Drive (Docs & Calendar)

Course content: Learn how to create basic documents in Google. Learn how to create calendars and share…

3D Miniature Portraits

Make a miniature portrait of yourself using 3D scanning technology and have it printed on a 3D printer.

End of Summer Celebration: The New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra.

The New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra, established in October 2014, is a musical ensemble that seeks…

Dress for Success with Kimberly Klacik

For teen girls: are you interested in being a fashionista at work and knowing how to prepare for the…

Skee Ball

Do you have what it takes to be a skee ball champion? If so, join us for our skee ball tournament as…

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.
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.
Maryland Fairs and Festivals

2016 Maryland Fairs and Festivals

Take advantage of all that your state has to offer during the summer months.