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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.
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.

Email for Seniors

Course content: compose, send and receive messages. Learn to attach documents and graphics to email messages.

Get Fit @ Your Library

Workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms.

Spanish for Kids

Learn basic conversational phrases in Spanish.

Crafts for Mom

Make crafts to show Mom you care.

Teen Game

Play board games and card games

Maker Time

Imagine, innovate, create! Join us for a prepared project or experiment, or make something of your…

Teen Game Club

Play interactive games at the Library.

Write It Like You Mean It

Teen writing workshop that will help with writing and editing skills.

Anime and Beyond

Watch Anime on the big screen. Discuss manga and graphic novels. Enjoy drawing characters and scenes.

Teen Career Zone

Teens will have the opportunity to learn about resumes, applications, and different career paths.

Waverly Book Discussion Group

Read and discuss One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment by Mei Fong.

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss One for the Money by Janet Evanovich. Stephanie Plum arrives on the scene in Trenton…

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.