Carla's Picks, April 2016

Carla's 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.

Writers LIVE: Ron Tanner, Missile Paradise

In the Marshall Islands, an island-nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that was once a testing…

Career Clinic

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

Get off the Hook, Listen to a Book

Do you have a fine on your library card? Come to the library at 3 p.m. to listen to a book for 15 minutes and…

Open Chess

Drop-in and play -- beginners to advanced.

Homework Help

Get help with your homework here at the Southeast Anchor Library. The young adult librarians will help…

Monday Movie - GooseBumps

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary…

Film: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his teammates reunite for this pulse-pounding sequel, in which they attempt…

Minecraft Mayhem

In Minecraft, teens build different structures, despite lacking resources and weather conditions.

Snackable STEM: Butter Edition

Discover the science behind changing states as you make butter out of cream. 

Craft Time

Fun make-and-take craft projects.

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

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

Knit for Good

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

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.