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Pratt Chat Blog

Check out the new and improved Pratt Chat blog: The official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Kids that Start Behind, Stay Behind

Support the Books for Me program. Give a child in need a head start.
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Mobile Job Center

Need help with the employment process? Learn about the Library's new Mobile Job Center and where it's traveling.
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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.
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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.

Yoga for Stress Management

Learn how to use yoga for breathing, posture and meditation techniques to manage stressful situations…

Stitches

Join us and learn how to sew by hand!  We will be making simple play foods inspired by Eric Carle's The…

Jaws and Claws

The last event in our Mini Museum series is focused on prehistoric teeth and claws. We will discuss how…

Best Baseball Movie Contest & Screening

Come in every day in May and vote for your favorite from our shortlist of "10 Best Baseball Movies."…

Email Beyond the Basics

Using Google, create an email account; learn to compose, send and retrieve messages; send attachments;…

Film: 13th by Ava DuVernay

See Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary, 13th, for an in-depth look at the prison system in the…

Whitman by Heart

To celebrate Walt Whitman's 198th birthday, we invite you to recite or read up to five minutes of a Walt…

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.