National History Day

National History Day

Are you doing a research project for National History Day? Let Pratt researchers help you with one-on-one coaching. Sign up for appointments now.
Renovation Video 4: Open for Business

Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 4

Learn how our librarians have adapted to staying open for business during the renovation, and what the future holds for Central Library.
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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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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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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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Learn About the Renovation

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

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For more library updates, book news, and reading recommendations, follow us on Twitter.

Computer Camp

Enhance reading, writing, math, and language arts skills using interactive software. Classes meet Monday…

Solar Eclipse Party

Come decorate your eclipse glasses and watch the solar eclipse safely.

Summer Crafts

Come in and enjoy a fun craft and snack.

Summer STEM: Coloring Changing Slime

Learn about thermodynamics and make some heat-sensitive color- changing slime to take home. 

Makerspace Mondays

"Build a Better World" by listening to a story and creating a themed craft.

Monday Movie: Fences

Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a black garbage collector in 1950s Pittsburgh named…

STEM Free Build

Learn and have fun with a variety of STEM building activities. 

Free Family Flicks: Moana

A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island. Cast: Auli'i…

Microsoft Excel 2010

A two-part class. Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and…

Microsoft Excel 2010

A two-part class. Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets, rows and…

Yoga for Stress Management

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

iMobile: Tech for Adults and Seniors

Get hands-on experience with 3D printing, laptops, tablets, eReaders, eBooks, and databases. Bring your…

No Heat Treats

Make delicious treats that do not require an oven.  


A game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the…

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 the recent changes to the local transit system. Check out the new routes and maps.