Renovation Video 3: Hidden Details

Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 3

Take a look at the hidden details uncovered in the Central Library renovation and what's being done to restore the history of the building.
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Pratt Chat Blog

Check out the new and improved Pratt Chat blog: The official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Kids that Start Behind, Stay Behind

Support the Books for Me program. Give a child in need a head start.
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Mobile Job Center

Need help with the employment process? Learn about the Library's new Mobile Job Center and where it's traveling.
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Urban Gardening Workshops

Want to grow your own food Baltimore City? We have free workshops led by master gardeners at multiple branches.
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Meet the New Pratt Library CEO

Meet Heidi Daniel, the incoming president and CEO of the Pratt Library. She will officially join the Pratt this summer.
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Learn About the Renovation

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

Show your creative side during family arts and craft time. Create around the day's theme or from your…

Panda Stories

Stories and rhymes in Mandarin and English.

Rollin' Reels - Sabrina (1954)

The feature will run continuously throughout the day and is shown with subtitles/closed captioning. Snacks…

Canton Theater Presents: Mrs. Brown

The bereaved Queen Victoria's relationship with a Scottish servant, John Brown, provoked an uproar at…

FILMTalk - I'll Cry Tomorrow

Susan Hayward (whose mention often elicits a “You mean Rita Hayworth?”) is not as well-known as she should…

Introduction to Basic Gardening

Learn the very basics of how to begin a garden anywhere in Baltimore City. This workshop will provide…

Caribbean American Heritage Month Presents: Local Authors of the Caribbean

Meet local authors:  Jewel Amethyst (St. Kitts), author of Hurricane of the Heart and A Marriage of…

Discoveries...America: Geographical Virtual Road Trip USA is nearing its final destination!

Over the past two years we have traveled through the continental United States via a "virtual" road trip…

Edmondson Avenue Book Club

Local author Claudette Lewis Bard will visit to discuss her novel Negro Island Light. The book club will…

FILMTALK - I Want to Live!

From the late 1940s, Susan Hayward was under contract to (very) independent producer Walter Wanger, who…

Podcast: Colson Whitehead featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt - listen now or download for later. Featured: Colson Whitehead.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.
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Baltimore Area's New Transit System

Learn about the recent changes to the local transit system. Check out the new routes and maps.