Pratt Picks - recommended books

Pratt Picks

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

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

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part II

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and…

Kids' Jeopardy

Join us for a game of Jeopardy! with small prizes for the top winners.

Cohesion Theatre Company Presents Stage Combat Workshop

Get a glimpse into the bloody business of making the art of violence on stage look real and stay safe.

Full STEAM Ahead

Learn and enjoy a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics) activities.…

Play Ball

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

An Evening With Debra Spark and Geoffrey Becker

Debra Spark is the author of eight books, including Pretty Girl and Good for the Jews. Her short work…

Book Discussion

Read and discuss All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely.

Meet the Author: Tim Newby

Tim Newby discusses his book Bluegrass in Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound & Its Legacy. Copies of the…

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.
Maryland Fairs and Festivals

2016 Maryland Fairs and Festivals

Take advantage of all that your state has to offer during the summer months.