Pratt Picks - recommended books

Pratt Picks

Book recommendations from Pratt Library staff, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR—reserve your copy today.
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Read Books, Earn Aquarium Tickets

Read 5 aquatic-themed books to earn 4 tickets to the National Aquarium! For children up to fifth grade with a Library card.
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Central Library Renovation

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

Coffee Talk

Read any good books lately? We provide the coffee, you provide the talk.

Introduction to the Internet

Understand the basics of navigating the World Wide Web with a browser. Learn about social networks, Internet…

Zumba with Consuelo

Dance your way to fitness. The fitness program consists of short-dance and aerobic-exercise routines…

Get Fit at Your Library

Workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories and crafts.  

4-H Phoenix Club

Open to kids and teens ages 8-18, 4-H (heads, hearts, hands, health) teaches youth practical skills through…

Canton Theater Presents: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

In the Disney Studios version of the classic film, Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer raised in the…

Cherry Hill Book Discussion

Read and discuss The  Ways of White Folks by Langston Hughes.

Fall Fest

Celebrate the 95th birthday of the Govans Branch  with arts, crafts, and live music by Abu the Flutemaker.


Jack Black stars as acclaimed Goosebumps writer R.L. Stine in this feature-film adaptation of the popular…

Knitting and Crochet Club

Come join us for some creative fun. For experts and beginners alike.

Film: Race

This drama based on true events focuses on legendary black athlete Jesse Owens (Stephan James) and his…

Movies @ Waverly: About Time

A young man with the ability to time travel discovers that finding true love isn't as easy as he thought…

Pratt Podcasts - Terry McMillan featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt—listen now or download for later. Featured: Terry McMillan.
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.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.