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Library Buildings Reopening

Beginning Monday, March 8, we are excited to welcome you back into Pratt Library buildings! All locations will be open at 25% capacity for limited services, including browsing and computer use.

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Ages 0—5 Spark imagination with books, programs, and games.
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Ages 6—12 Make crafts, get homework help, and browse books.
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Ages 12—18 Learn how to write poetry, game with friends, and find books.
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The Four Winds

The Four Winds

Kristin Hannah
Before She Disappeared

Before She Disappeared

Lisa Gardner
The Game Never Ends

The Game Never Ends

Zaire Crown
Black Buck

Black Buck

Mateo Askaripour
How To Raise an Elephant

How To Raise an Elephant

Alexander McCall Smith
A Spy In the Struggle

A Spy In the Struggle

Aya De Leaon
Four Hundred Souls

Four Hundred Souls

Building A Life Worth Living: A Memoir

Building A Life Worth Living: A Memoir

Marsha Linehan
Do Right By Me

Do Right By Me

Valerie I. Harrison
Know Yourself, Know Your Money

Know Yourself, Know Your Money

Rachel Cruze
American Daughter

American Daughter

Stephanie Thornton Plymale
Tangled Up In Blue

Tangled Up In Blue

Rosa Brooks
Tenet

Tenet

Honest Thief

Honest Thief

John Lewis: Good Trouble

John Lewis: Good Trouble

Love and Monsters

Love and Monsters

Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap

Watchmen

Watchmen

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TOMORROW 11:00 AM
Virtual Storytime Live! Read Across America Virtual Event Program Details
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Maryland State Senator Cory McCray and Baltimore City Comptroller Bill Henry
free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — February 2021

Sen. Cory McCray & Bill Henry

On this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast we welcome Maryland State Senator Cory McCray and Baltimore City Comptroller Bill Henry to discuss the current challenges facing our city and their perspectives on how to move forward.

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Get a Pratt Library eCard

Maryland residents can apply online for an eCard to get access to all of the Pratt Library’s digital resources including eBooks, streaming media, and databases.

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Drive-In Wi-Fi

We are proud to provide free Wi-Fi outside of select Pratt Library branch buildings.

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Computer & Internet Devices

With a Pratt Library card, you can borrow devices like Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile hotspots to get online from the comfort of your home.

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Pratt Digital Library

Use your Pratt Library card to find eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks, movies, and more for your PC, smartphone, tablet or other compatible devices.

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Black Lives Matter

We stand with our community in the fight against systemic racism. Explore recommended reading and activities about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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