Before I Forget

Carla's Latest Picks

Pratt Library CEO Carla Hayden's book recommendations, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR.
books and bread spotlight

Books & Bread at the Pratt Library

Order groceries online from ShopRite and pick them up at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch.
Central Library

Central Library Renovation

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

Jamercise - Advanced

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training.


A commitment-phobic playboy (Terrence Jenkins) accepts a bet from his two friends that if he dates a…

Free Family Flick: Inside Out

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear…

Introduction to Google Docs

Create basic documents in Google. Drawings - Create, and edit images, charts, diagrams and WordArt. Sheets…

Book Discussion

Read and discuss The Martian by Andy Weir.

Game On!

Test your trivia prowess against Light Street librarians.

Songs and Fun with Spice

Join Spice for live music, singing, movement, stories, and more!

Make & Take

Fun and simple creative items to make and take home.

Carded at Southeast

Take a tour around the world through card games. Learn how to play the classics like Old Maid and Gin…

Maryland Fairs and Festivals

2016 Maryland Fairs and Festivals

Take advantage of all that your state has to offer during the summer months.
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Ask Us Now!

Live chat with librarians, online anytime you need it. Session transcripts and email followup available.
Take the Credit video for Maryland Homeowner’s Property Tax Credit

Take the Credit!

Baltimore homeowners, learn how to save money with the Maryland Homeowner’s Property Tax Credit.
Free eAudiobooks, eMagazines and Streaming Films

Free Audiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines and Streaming Films

Accessible in all Pratt Library locations, or from home with your library card.