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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.

A Look into the Lives of Civil War Soldiers

Dressed in the woolen uniform of a Union Private in the Civil War, David Tirschman presents a look into…

CityLit Festival

CityLit Project announces its 14th Annual CityLit Festival, to take place on Saturday, April 29 from…

Digital History: Preserving the Baltimore Uprising 2015

Learn how to preserve images, documents, stories, and artifacts from the Baltimore Uprising of 2015.…

Family Craft

Create your own cherry blossom tree to celebrate the season.

Rollin' Reels - Ladyhawke

To celebrate our annual Fairy Tale Festival, we are showing the 1985 cult classic Ladyhawke. As Phillipe…

Visiting Laura's Little Houses

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birth, Ann Weller Dahl presents a video tour…

Canton Theater Presents: The Natural

While changing the outcome and meaning of Bernard Malamud's novel, the film version still conveys its…

InstantFlix for Beginners

Did you know the Pratt Library offers a free service for streaming indie films? You can stream a variety…

Paint and Pastry

Create a beautiful painting while enjoying coffee and pastries. This month's session will feature a technique…

The Irish of Baltimore and Beyond

Celebrate Irish history and culture this March by attending photographer Denny Lynch’s slide-illustrated…

Free Family Flick: Tangled

Join us for a screening of the movie Tangled. 

Budgeting for Financial Stability

Dan Florea of Guidewell Financial Solutions talks about how to track -- and reduce -- spending, make…

Edmondson Avenue Book Club

Read and discuss God Help the Child by Toni Morrison.

Preschool Fairy Tale Ball

Calling all princes and princesses, all knights and fairies! Come to the Fairy Tale Ball and enjoy live…

Saturday Cinema Classics: 12 Angry Men

A juror tries to convince his colleagues to reconsider the evidence for a youth acused of stabbing his…

Treating Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Learn about the three most common causes of low back pain & sciatica, and what you can do about it. Presented…

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.