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Mr. Pratt’s Party - The Library’s Annual Gala

An evening of fun with delicious food, dancing to the Mood Swings, interactive exhibitions, and a rare look at the Pratt’s special collections.
Poetry Contest 2016

Poetry Contest

Free entry for Maryland poets! Winning poem to be published in Little Patuxent Review and displayed in a Central Library window.
Carla's Picks, January 2016

Carla's Picks

Pratt Library CEO Carla Hayden's book recommendations, as seen and heard on WBAL and WYPR.
Central Library

Central Library Renovation

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

Hands on Holidays: Purim

Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at the Jewish holiday Purim.

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Course content: In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer)…

Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

Course content: In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer)…

Valentine's Day Cards

Make a Valentine's Day card for your loved one.

Teen Games

Play board games and card games.

Valentine Crafts

Hands-on make and take craft ideas that say, "I love you."

Futuremakers Presents Paper Circuit Lab: Glowing Greeting Cards

Explore circuitry basics using paper, flexible conductive material, and lights. Create a greeting card…

Good Yarns

Yarn crafts for the young and young-at-heart including crochet, weaving, and other crafts that will keep…

Jamercise

An exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance .

Going Graphic

Join us for our young adult graphic novel book club -- a monthly meeting for ages 12 – 17. Read and discuss…

Teen Monopoly Tournament

Teens can show off their skills and compete with other Monopoly pros on the classic board game.

First Time Home Buyers Workshop

A representative from Society of Financial Awareness (SOFA) will help first time home buyers with the…

Poetry-Writing Workshop: Make a Joyful Noise

Reading and writing poems that make strong use of sounds to carry the meaning: luscious-, funny-, or…

Silver Angels

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

Film: Man of Steel

Superman flies back onto the big screen in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production directed by…

I Love the library because...

Come in and tell us why you love the library through arts & crafts.

Kids Karaoke

Enjoy an afternoon of karaoke fun while practicing and showing off your vocal gifts.   

Presidents Day Trivia

Guess the Presidents after listening to their goals and accomplishments.  Prizes will be awarded for…

Hearts and Crafts

Create a Valentine's Day card for your family or friend.

Film: Jurassic World

In this thrilling fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise, two young brothers (Ty Simpkins…

Colour My World

A coloring session for relaxation and stress relief.  Coloring pages will be provided.

Family Coloring Night

Grab a coloring book or a coloring sheet and make an awesome picture together as a family.

Read Down Your Fines, Earn Pratt Bucks!

Read Down Your Fines

Read Down Fines lets students pay off their fines by practicing their reading skills. No cash needed!
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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.