Carla's Picks - Wilde Lake

Carla's Picks

Pratt Library CEO Carla Hayden's book recommendations, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR.
Busy Kids are Happy Kids!

Sponsor a Child Today

Provide a child with a year's worth of programs to keep them busy and reading outside of school.
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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.

Keyboarding/Offce and Computer Applications

A 15-session class; 2 hours per class Course content: Obtain the skills necessary to become an efficient…

Chess Time

Learn and/or play chess with friends or others in the branch. Boards are provided.

Video Game Sports

Compete with friends and test your skills with a variety of fun sports video games.

It's Game Time

Take some time to test your mind with a selection of board games and challenges.

Science for Kids

Learn fun facts and demonstrate basic science principles through simple experiments and hands-on activities.

Wii Gaming

Enjoy a variety of Nintendo Wii games.

Fusion Art

Create designs with Perler beads and transform them into wearable art.

Get Fit at Your Library

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Teen Movie - Gods of Egypt

The survival of mankind hangs in the balance when Set, the merciless god of darkness, usurps Egypt's…

Microsoft Word 2010 - Graphics

Course content: Using Microsoft Word, learn to insert pictures, ClipArt, Shapes and SmartArt graphics.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part I

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and…

Savvy Caregiver Workshop: The Basics of Alzheimer's

The Savvy Caregiver is a series of ten educational workshops designed to provide caregivers with information…

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

Experience Corps is an award winning AARP Foundation literacy program that helps struggling students…

FUNctional Art

This Bright StARTS Program workshop brings community artist Maria Weaver's love of music to little artists…

Story Making Workshop

Do you have a story to tell? Turn that story into your own artistic story box. The Pratt Library and…

Wii Wednesday

Nintendo's Wii video game system brings people of all ages together to have fun.

Teen Game Club

Play interactive games at the Library.

Film: Minions

Villain Scarlett Overkill recruits minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob to help her take over the world.  Rated…

Teen 3D Printing Escape

Venture into the world of 3D printing techniques, designs, and curiosities.

4-H Phoenix Club

Open to kids and teens ages 8-18, 4-H (heads, hearts, hands, health) teaches youth practical skills through…

Disney Delights! - Sword in the Stone

Old Time Disney Delights - Not a Princess in Sight! Enjoy old-fashioned Disney animation this summer…

Hooked On Yarn

Crocheters meet to learn, to share patterns and techniques, and to participate in group projects. Note:…

Northwood Book Club

Read and discuss Balm by Dolen Perkins-Valdez. The Civil War has ended, and Madge, Sadie, and Hemp…

B'More Prepared!

Bridget Wright of the Baltimore Office of Health Preparedness and Response will talk about coping with…

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.