Pratt Chat is the official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Join us for stories about experiences, events, programs, collections, and all kinds of treasures found at the Pratt Library.
Cindy came to the Pratt in 2003 and currently serves as the Branch Manager of the Southeast Anchor Library. She received her MA from the University of Arizona and has fifteen years of professional experience in public, school and academic libraries. Cindy always says the best thing about working in a public library is that no day is ever the same. In her spare time, she is an avid movie watcher, amateur foodie, pop culture junkie, and fan of all things pirate and zombie related.
- Santa Librarian’s Top 10 Nice Holiday Picks
Our good friend, the jolly ol’ Santa Librarian, was chilling (literally) at the North Pole Public Library and decided to put together a list of books and movies to recommend to his favorite library friends ...more
- Baltimore Book Festival: Find a good book, stump a librarian, and more!
The Baltimore Book Festival kicks off on Friday, September 28, and for the first time, the Pratt Library will have a tent at the Festival. We’re looking forward to being a part of the festival and sharing ...more
- Avast! It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day
Ahoy! Did you know that September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Aye! You didn’t know there was such a thing as Talk Like a Pirate Day? Believe it or not, there’s pretty much a day to celebrate ...more
- Hitting the Streets at the Highlandtown Farmers' Market
The Southeast Anchor Library has been hitting the streets... Conkling Street, to be exact. Librarians from the Southeast Anchor have been participating in the Highlandtown Farmers’ Market on the first ...more
- Baby Olympics 2012 in Highlandtown!
On Your Mark... Get Set... Go! ...more
- The Unique Baltimore Art of Painted Screens
According to The Painted Screen Society of Baltimore, painted screens were first introduced to the city in 1913. Row home owners, particularly in the ethnic neighborhoods of East and Southeast Baltimore, ...more
- Librarians from Colombia Visit the Pratt
The Southeast Anchor Library recently hosted a delegation of librarians from Colombia on the first stop of their tour of American libraries sponsored by the Department of State’s International Visitor ...more
- Librarians Between the Covers...of Books!
This past Saturday, we held our first ever live “What Do I Read Next?” event at the Central Library to kick off our 2012 Adult Summer Reading Program. People in the audience shared the latest titles they ...more
- Summer Reading is HOT at the Pratt Library
The warm weather may have you thinking that summer is already here, but at the Pratt Library, summer starts tomorrow. Saturday, June 2 is the official kickoff of our Summer Reading Program, so if you’re ...more