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Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 2

As work begins, a behind-the-scenes look at the massive renovation of the Central Library.
New Pratt CEO Heidi Daniel

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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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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The Renovation is Underway

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

Career Clinic

Get help with your job applications, resume, cover letter or other job and career tasks. Staff will circulate…

Knit Wits

An adult knitting circle for all skill levels.

Rapunzel's Hair Salon

Practice your hair styling skills on Rapunzel and friends at the library. 

Family Game Night

Relax with friends and family over board games and light refreshments. Certified life coach and counselor…

Monday Movie: Almost Christmas

An African-American widower asks his family -- which includes his sassy sister-in-law and four adult…

Film: Letters to Juliet

In Verona, Italy -- the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet -- there is a place where the heartbroken…

Three Little Pigs Engineering Challenge

Test out your engineering might against the Big Bad Wolf. 

Audubon's Wildlife Gardening 101

Learn to transform your city space into a native wildlife paradise. Audubon experts will share practical…

Makerspace Monday

A place for creation, innovation, and collaboration

The Art of the Job Interview

Interviewing for a position can be one of the most daunting aspects of job hunting. However, there are…

Writers Read: A Celebration of Writing

Join members of the Light Street Writers' Exchange as they read original works of poetry, fiction and…

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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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.
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Baltimore Area's New Transit System

Learn about changes coming to local transit, including route changes, new maps, and ways to get involved.