• Quoth the Raven: Volunteer!
    By Lisa R. Kenyon, Guest Blogger
    Last Edited on 5/30/2013
    On Wednesday, May 15, Enoch Pratt Free Library volunteers and staff gathered at the 1840's Ballroom for our annual volunteer luncheon. The Pratt Library has many types of volunteers, including individual ...more
  • Anatomy of the Poe Collection
    By Sarah Gearhart, Volunteer in Special Collections
    Posted on 5/13/2013
    Many of the books I handle in my volunteer job in Special Collections are "tender" (their bindings are loose) and some are "cocked" ("usually caused by either reading the book, or stacking cases of beer ...more
  • It's All About the People at the Govans Fall Celebration
    By Jessica Hoptay Brown
    Last Edited on 2/15/2017
    Many years ago when I was a bright-eyed, eager graduate student, my mentor librarian asked, “Why do you want to work in libraries?” I had about forty different reasons in my head, and I quickly scanned ...more
  • The Warmth of a Cold Nose
    By Ryan O'Grady
    Last Edited on 2/15/2017
  • Wii Fun! My Volunteer Experience at the Pratt
    By Melissa Chalmer, Volunteer
    Last Edited on 8/17/2012
    As a member of the Nintendo Generation, I was ecstatic to learn that the Pratt Library Wii system was going to make its debut at the Roland Park Branch. I was asked to pilot the three-day Teen Wii program ...more
  • Photos: Light St Branch Altered Book Contest Winners
    By Melanie Jacobs, Light Street Branch
    Last Edited on 2/15/2017
    Through the years, the Friends of Light Street Branch have made significant contributions to the library. The group has purchased a book drop, given $500 to enhance the children’s book collection, and ...more
  • Waverly Friends Book Sort and Pizza Social
    By Brittney Baltimore
    Last Edited on 8/2/2012
    On Saturday, July 29th, the EPFL Waverly Branch Friends Group held a Book Sort and Pizza Social. The Book Sort was a volunteer run event organized by Ann Giroux of the Waverly Friends. Volunteers helped ...more
  • Friends School of Baltimore Seniors Volunteer
    By Tyler Lehmann, Volunteer
    Last Edited on 6/7/2012
    Every year, Friends School of Baltimore high school seniors end classes a month early to begin their Senior Work Projects. The Senior Work Project is a month long internship required for all seniors to ...more
  • Power in Volunteering, Power in Dirt
    By Tyler Lehmann, Volunteer
    Posted on 6/6/2012
    The Volunteer Luncheon on May 15th was an occasion to recognize the valuable work done by Enoch Pratt Free Library volunteers. The guest speaker at the event was Baltimore’s Chief Services Officer, Vu ...more
  • 2012 Volunteer Luncheon: Our Volunteers Rock!
    By Brittney Baltimore
    Last Edited on 5/29/2012
    The 2012 Volunteer Luncheon took place on May 15 from 11am- 3pm at the 1840s City Lites Ballroom located in downtown Baltimore at 29 S. Front Street. The Volunteer Luncheon is the Pratt Library’s big once ...more