Before I Forget

Carla's Latest 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.

Seventh Inning Stretch

On Your Mark, Get Set... Get in the Game! Celebrate the final days of summer reading with exercise, games…

Sit and Stay Healthy

Learn how you can tone and strengthen your body through a variety of sitting exercises. Registration…

Monday Movie: Creed

Adonis Johnson Creed, the son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, attempts to follow in his…

Crafty Kids

A monthly family craft program: Make flags and stained glass art.

Film: Steve Jobs

This incisive biographical drama written by Aaron Sorkin explores the genius and shortcomings of computing…

Minecraft Mayhem

In Minecraft, teens build different structures, despite lacking resources and weather conditions.

Introduction to Google Drive (Docs & Calendar)

Course content: Learn how to create basic documents in Google. Learn how to create calendars and share…

Fiction Writing Workshop

Join Elaine Clark McCarthy, local author, for a four-week workshop on fiction writing. Ms. McCarthy…

Seventh Inning Stretch

Celebrate the final days of summer reading with activities to "exercise your mind".

Maryland Fairs and Festivals

2016 Maryland Fairs and Festivals

Take advantage of all that your state has to offer during the summer months.
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Ask Us Now!

Live chat with librarians, online anytime you need it. Session transcripts and email followup available.
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.
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.