Pratt Chat is the official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Web Developer / Graphic Artist
Teresa works at the amazing Central Library where she’s still discovering new things after working here since 2003 and being a library customer since the 1990s. In addition to working on websites and doing graphic design, she supports staff from around the system with their online content. Since she works behind the scenes, you’re not likely to see her unless she’s out of the office exploring the area nearby or taking photos.
- Fairy Tale Extravaganza This Weekend: Free and Fun for All Ages!
This Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 we will be celebrating the 11th Annual Fairy Tale Extravaganza at the Central Library. The event will be taking over Central Hall as well as much of the children's ...more
- The Emily Dickinson of Mars: Gifts from Baltimore Poet Chris Toll
Baltimore lost a visionary poet and artist last week, when Chris Toll suddenly passed away. I was very fortunate to count Chris as one of my oldest friends, so it came as a devastating loss to hear that ...more
- Come Work or Lounge in the Library with our Free Wi-Fi
Did you know that the Pratt Library offers all customers free Wi-Fi access in most all library locations? With the temporary exception of the Washington Village Branch, any Pratt Library location you visit ...more
- See and share Pratt Library photos on Flickr
Did you know that the Pratt Library currently has over 2,500 photos and other images on Flickr? Flickr is an online photo sharing website for anyone to share their images, or to share information through ...more
- Summer Reading Recommendations for All Ages: We've Got You Covered
Have you heard about Summer Reading at the Pratt Library but you're not sure what to read next? Well, you're in luck. Our librarians have compiled book recommendations for all ages, from babies and toddlers ...more
- Images of Maryland’s History from MDCH
If you visit our homepage this week, you’ll see one of five images featured at the top, with the caption “View Maryland’s history at MDCH.org”. I created these images after working with our Digitization ...more