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.

Knit for Good

Get together with other knitters to make hats, scarves, mittens, socks, and other clothing items for…

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…

Film: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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

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…

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Ask Us Now!

Live chat with librarians, online anytime you need it. Session transcripts and email followup available.
Pratt Podcasts - Terry McMillan featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt—listen now or download for later. Featured: Terry McMillan.
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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.
Maryland Fairs and Festivals

2016 Maryland Fairs and Festivals

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