Renovation Video 3: Hidden Details

Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 3

Take a look at the hidden details uncovered in the Central Library renovation and what's being done to restore the history of the building.
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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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Film: 13th, by Ava DuVernay

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Citizenship Preparation Class

Prepare for the U.S. naturalization exam. Learn the ESL skills and U.S. civics/history knowledge needed…

Upcycle A Book

Take an old library book and upcycle it into a jewelry box or a hidden safe for your valuables. All materials…

Free Family Flicks: A Monster Calls

A boy befriends a wise tree monster while coping with bullying and his mother's terminal illness. He…

Musical Mondays - Top Hat

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dance -- and romance -- from London to Venice in Top Hat, a musical full…

National Aquarium's Bountiful Biomes

Join National Aquarium educators to investigate biomes all over the world -- from distant rain forests…

National Aquarium's Student Play and Animal Encounter

The National Aquarium’s Aquarium on Wheels program (AOW) is proud to present this year’s student play…

Futuremakers Presents Circuits, Switches, and Lights

Explore the fundamentals of electronics. Design and create a breadboard-based circuit, using a battery…

Inside the Volcano

We'll be making an aspirin volcano (lava lamp) to show what the pressurized insides of volcanoes look…

Makerspace Mondays

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

Monday Movie: Patriots Day

A police officer helps pursue the terrorists responsible for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Under…

Film: Loving

An interracial couple fight Virginia's miscegenation laws, and their case reaches the Supreme Court. Cast:…

Microsoft Word 2010

Create, open, format, and save documents in this basic word processing class. Learn to use the spelling…

The Art of the Job Interview

Interviewing for a position can be one of the most daunting aspects of job hunting. However, there are…

Books & Beyond: An Early Stage Social Engagement Program

This literary program, cosponsored with the Alzheimer's Association - Greater Baltimore Chapter, enhances…

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.