Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 5 - Mikulski Room

Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 5

The Senator Barbara A. Mikulski will be part of the newly renovated library. The room will include historic artifacts from the Senator's political career.
Social Worker in the Library

Social Worker in the Library Program

Providing FREE access to social services in four branches. Get help with SNAP benefits, shelter, addiction and much more.
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Read to Reef Book Club: October 2017

Read 5 aquatic books in October, earn 4 tickets to the National Aquarium! For kids up to fifth grade with a Pratt Library card.
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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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Kids that Start Behind, Stay Behind

Support the Books for Me program. Give a child in need a head start.
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Urban Gardening Workshops

Want to grow your own food Baltimore City? We have free workshops led by master gardeners at multiple branches.
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Meet the New Pratt Library CEO

Meet Heidi Daniel, the incoming president and CEO of the Pratt Library. She will officially join the Pratt this summer.
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Learn About the Renovation

Preserving the past and positioning the Central Library/State Library Resource Center to serve Marylanders in the future.
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First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers.

Book Discussion

Read and discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

Chair Yoga

Presented by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga.

Zumba Classes

Dance your way to fitness in these adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short-dance and…

Canton Theater Presents: Murder on the Orient Express

Albert Finney portrays Hercule Poirot in the murder mystery that takes place on the luxury train crossing…

Edmondson Movie: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the…

Arts & Crafts

Create your own masterpieces of art. Enjoy this fun-filled hands-on craft making program.

Autumn Treats

Join us as we make autumn-themed snacks and desserts, no cooking required. Recipes will be shared. Registration…

Meet the Artist: Josef Albers

Learn about the life and art of Josef Albers, then re-create his unique style with your own color-inspired…

Creamy Art

Come make art out of shaving cream.

Teen Movie: Hocus Pocus

After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night…

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.