Baltimore and Maryland Voting Guide

General Election Voting Guide

Baltimore and Maryland voters, be prepared. Learn about early voting, on-site registration, polling places, and election day tips.
Vote D for Pratt

Vote "For" Question D to Support the Library

On November 8, vote for Bond Issue D to help fund improvements to Pratt Library buildings and facilities in coming years.
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Read Books, Earn Aquarium Tickets

Read 5 aquatic-themed books to earn 4 tickets to the National Aquarium! For children up to fifth grade with a Library card.
Central Library is Open Sundays

Central Library is Now Open Sundays

Visit the Central Library on Sunday afternoons from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, October through May.
Pratt Picks - recommended books

Pratt Picks

Book recommendations from Pratt Library staff, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR—reserve your copy today.
Central Library

Central Library Renovation

Preserving the past and positioning the Central Library/State Library Resource Center to serve Marylanders in the future.

Introduction to PowerPoint, Part II

Learn the basics of putting together a multimedia slide presentation. By the end of this class, you should…

Silver Angels

Seniors from the Belair-Edison community meet for a variety of programs.

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most…

Play Ball

Challenge! Test out your ball handling skills while demonstrating your literary skills. Navigate different…

Crafty Teen: Cookie Crafters

Teens will decorate their own cookies that they will then enjoy!

Happy Birthday, Winnie-the-Pooh!

Join us for stories and crafts to celebrate Winnie-the-Pooh's 90th birthday. 

Tick, Tock, Beat The Clock

Practice reading digital and analog clocks through games that test your speed.

Teen Movie: Captain America: Civil War

In this superhero epic, the denizens of the Marvel Universe are forced to pick sides when Captain America…

Free Family Flick: Big Hero 6

When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger…

Book Discussion

Read and discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Pratt Podcasts - Terry McMillan featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt—listen now or download for later. Featured: Terry McMillan.
Baltimore LINK

Baltimore Area's New Transit System

Learn about changes coming to local transit, including route changes, new maps, and ways to get involved.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.