National History Day

National History Day

Are you doing a research project for National History Day? Let Pratt researchers help you with one-on-one coaching. Sign up for appointments now.
Renovation Video 4: Open for Business

Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 4

Learn how our librarians have adapted to staying open for business during the renovation, and what the future holds for Central Library.
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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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Follow Us on Twitter

For more library updates, book news, and reading recommendations, follow us on Twitter.

Library Karaoke

Come sing your favorite Disney tunes or belt your favorite songs from the radio at library karaoke.    

Career Building Clinic

Create basic resumes and cover letters using online resources. Access current job postings and search…

First Time Homebuyer's Workshop

Information about real estate agents, down payments, grant and loan programs for first time homebuyers.

Book Discussion

Read and discuss Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance.

Canton Theater Presents: North by Northwest

Cary Grant stars as a Madison Avenue adverising executive who is mistaken for someone else and is kidnapped…


August Wilson had written a screenplay of his Pulitzer Prize winning play, Fences, before his death in…

Reading Tails

Come read to a dog from Pets on Wheels. Choose any book, and make a new furry friend. Registration is…

Introduction to the Job Seeker's Toolkit

Pratt Library offers a toolkit to help guide job seekers to important resources they will need during…

Film: Devil in a Blue Dress

Devil in a Blue Dress, set in 1948 Los Angeles, is based on Walter Mosley’s novel, the first in his long…

Homemade Journals

Do you like to write? Join the teen department as we show you how to make your very own journal.

Paint and Sip

Unleash your creativity: learn to paint with artist and instructor Angela Stewart. Light refreshments…

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.