White House Photographer Exhibit

See Obama White House photographer Amanda Lucidon's exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Central Library, February 11–28.

Booklovers' Breakfast: Tayari Jones

Get tickets for the Saturday, February 1 event at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. Available until January 28.

Poetry Contest

Winning poem to be published in Little Patuxent Review and displayed in a Central Library window. Deadline: March 1.

Undesign the Redline

Central Library, Nov 1–Jan 31: This interactive exhibit explores the history of structural racism and classism.

Ebooks for All

Your access to the most popular eBooks may be in jeopardy due to a new library embargo. Sign the petition for eBooks for All.

Entrepreneur Academy Workshops

Free classes to help you start or grow your own business. Register today.

Pratt Restoration Series: A New Chapter

With the 3 year project nearly complete, we look at the impact of the library to Baltimore.

Get your Pratt Card

It's easier than ever to get an all-access library card

Social Worker in the Library

Get help with social services like food insecurity, health concerns, shelters, and more.

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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E-Portfolio (Electronic Portfolio)

Create and showcase an online digital display of your skills, abilities, and achievements to prospective…

Silver Angels

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

Afternoon B-I-N-G-O

Feeling lucky or especially skilled? Join us for BINGO in the afternoon. Light refreshments provided.

How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit

Who should attend? Community leaders who are currently members of – or plan to start – a small nonprofit…

3D Printing Design Workshop

Join us and design something to be printed using the 3D printer.  

Anime Club

Sit back, relax and enjoy some anime

Full STEAM Ahead!

Read a STEAM-related story, hear a song, and do a fun activity that's all about STEAM!

Anime Club

Come watch and discuss your favorite anime with your friends! There will be snacks.


Set in John Water's beloved native Baltimore during the 1960's TV dance-show craze, Hairspray tells the…

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime…

Teen Lounge

Grab a snack and hang out with teens who are just like you!

Book Discussion of The Hidden Life of Trees

In the international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, first published in Germany in 2015, forester…

Cursive Writing

Learn the basics of reading and writing cursive! 

Puzzle It Out

Try your hand at Sudoku or put together a jigsaw puzzle!

Couponing 202: Saving More Pennies

A session for beginning to intermediate couponers.  Learn more tricks of the trade to save your family…

Maryland Public Television Indie Lens Pop-Up: Always in Season

Always in Season by Jacqueline Olive In Always in Season, descendents of the victims and the perpetrators…

Mixxed Fit Cardio Class

Achieving your fitness goals just became fun. Work out with certified instructor Shante’ Gilbert. Bring…

Northwood Book Discussion Group

Join us as we discuss What the Eyes Don't See by  Mona Hanna-Attisha.

Habitat for Humanity Homeownership Information Session

Staff will be on hand to discuss the Habitat for Humanity of Cheasapeake Homeownership program.

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching -- these mixed level classes are open to…

Getting Started with Hoopla

Hoopla is a versatile resource for e-books, movies, television content, and streaming music. Learn how…

Project Play

We've got PS4, and Xbox. Let's play!

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Pratt Podcasts

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

Mobile Job Center

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