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Provide a child with a year's worth of programs to keep them busy and reading outside of school.
Carla's Picks, April 2016

Carla's Picks

Pratt Library CEO Carla Hayden's book recommendations, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR.
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Books & Bread at the Pratt Library

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

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and learn more about Mexican culture.

Story Making Workshop

Do you have a story to tell? Turn that story into your own artistic story box. The Pratt Library and…

Visionary Artists

The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) and the Pratt Library are partnering on a series of free after…

Full STEAM Ahead

Learn and enjoy a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics) activities.…

Art for Mom

Create a portrait, collage, or craft for Mother's Day.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with pinatas, crafts, and snacks.

Hot Topics: Hip Hop Yesterday & Today

Join us for an exciting and thought-provoking discussion on Hip Hop. The discussion will cover Hip Hop's…

Jamercise - Advanced

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

Anime Club

Watch your favorite Anime characters on the big screen. Look at new anime, manga and graphic novels!

DIY Gifts

Need a gift for an upcoming holiday or occasion? Join us to make your own.

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Course content: In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer)…

Game On!

Test your trivia knowledge against the Light Street Librarians.

Games Day

Come to the library to play board games. 

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.
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Ask Us Now!

Live chat with librarians, online anytime you need it. Session transcripts and email followup available.
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.