The Pratt Stands with Our Community

The Enoch Pratt Free Library stands with our city and our community in the fight against systemic racism.

Sidewalk Service

A contact-free way to check out and pick up books & other materials from the Pratt Library.

Earn Your High School Diploma Online

City residents can apply for scholarships to earn their high school diploma entirely online.

Mobile Hotspots & Tablets to Borrow

Access to free Wi-Fi and portable computer tablets, available to reserve at Sidewalk Service locations.

Community Wi-Fi

Our mobile service brings free Wi-Fi access to Baltimore communities.

Drive-in Wi-Fi

We are providing free Drive-In Wi-Fi outside of select Pratt Library branch buildings.

Remote Printing

Order printing online, then schedule a sidewalk pickup or request a home mail delivery.

Books By Mail

Our mail delivery service option has expanded availability to all of our Baltimore City customers.

Summer Challenge

June 17–August 31, 2020: Participate in activities and reading challenges, with prizes for all ages.

Read to Reef Book Club for Kids

Read 5 aquatic books to earn 4 tickets to the National Aquarium! For kids up to fifth grade with a Pratt Library card.

eLibrary and Streaming Media

Borrow eBooks or audiobooks, movies and TV, digital magazines, and more for all ages.

Get Your eCard

Maryland residents get instant access to eBooks, audiobooks, streaming media, and databases.

Digital Student Resources

Find academic resources, chat with a live tutor, get homework help, and more with a Pratt Library card.

Help from Librarians

While our physical locations are closed, you can still contact us online or by phone.

Pratt Chat Blog

Books and media recommendations, articles by staff and more.

Virtual Computer Training

Advance your technology skills with Pratt Library computer classes, or schedule a one-on-one computer training session.

Free to Bmore Podcast

Conversation with leaders and innovators having a positive impact on Baltimore City.

Research Databases

Find digital newspaper or magazine articles, learn about history, build your business, practice a second language, or learn a new skill.

Library Closure Updates

To stay up-to-date with the news regarding our closure, visit our closure updates page.

Zine & Comics Workshop Hangout

Join us for a workshop via Google Hangouts where you can learn how to make your own comics and zines! Only…

Film Fridays with Tom & Gillian

Film Fridays with Tom & Gillian provides a virtual community space facilitated by Enoch Pratt librarians…

Art You Can't Resist

Create a piece of art to place in your kitchen, family room, or give as a gift. Materials needed:…

Mandalas for All Ages

Learn about math concepts like patterns and geometry while making art. Materials needed: paper, pencils…

Introduction to Computer Privacy

Learn the basics of computer privacy and security. Topics will include system privacy settings, web privacy…

Virtual BiMonthly Meetups

BiMonthly now meets online! Join the Microsoft Teams virtual meeting using the following details: URL:…

WombWork Productions: Common Threads

WombWork Productions is a social change performing arts company that aims to heal and empower Baltimore's…

Fast Facts about Coronavirus

We've compiled a list of trusted news sources to help keep you informed about COVID-19.

Unemployment Services & Resources in Maryland

This guide will help you apply for Unemployment Insurance and other benefits, and search for work in Maryland.

Resources for Local Maryland Businesses

Find information on financial relief, tax credits, loans and grants, and other resources for local businesses affected by COVID-19.