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.

Kids' Book Club

What have you been reading this month? Share your favorite books or comics with others.

Microsoft Excel 2010

Course content: A two-part class. Learn to move around within the spreadsheet; select cells; add worksheets…

Veterans Benefits Information Workshop

For veterans and spouses of veterans. Topics to be discussed: healthcare options; educational benefits;…

Introduction to Computers

Learn about computer software and hardware, as well as how to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn about…

Savvy Caregiver Workshop: Nursing Home and Assisted Living: Know Your Rights

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

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

Course content: 2 classes, 2 hours per class. Learn to create, open, format, and save documents in…

Savvy Caregiver Educational Workshop:Nursing Home & Assisted Living: Know Your Rights

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

Spanish for Kids

Learn basic conversational phrases in Spanish.

Teen Game

Play board games and card games

Write It Like You Mean It

Teen writing workshop that will help with writing and editing skills.

Anime and Beyond

Watch Anime on the big screen. Discuss manga and graphic novels. Enjoy drawing characters and scenes.

Chess For Kids

Learn easy strategies, tactics, and rules of chess while enjoying light refreshments.

Caribbean American Heritage Month presents: African Reggae

Music and discussion hosted by Deejay Lovey of Africa and World Beat on WEAA.  

Waverly Book Discussion Group

Read and discuss Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique. An epic family saga set against the…

Canton Reading Society

Read and discuss Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. Louis Zamperini channeled the energy of his boyhood…

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.