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ALL AGES SUMMER FUN

Summer Break Baltimore

This fun, free program for all ages encourages literacy and learning all summer long. Get a free Summer Break t-shirt plus a free book to add to your home library each month, while supplies and sizes last.

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Young Children
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Young Children

Ages 0—5 Spark imagination with books, programs, and games.
Kids
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Kids

Ages 6—11 Make crafts, get homework help, and browse books.
Teens
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Teens

Ages 12—18 Learn how to write poetry, game with friends, and find books.
Adults
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Adults

Find career assistance, fitness classes, and research resources.
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The Midnight Feast
The Midnight Feast

The Midnight Feast

Lucy Foley
The Housemaid Is Watching
The Housemaid Is Watching

The Housemaid Is Watching

Freida. McFadden
Swan Song
Swan Song

Swan Song

Elin Hilderbrand
The Stardust Grail
The Stardust Grail

The Stardust Grail

Yume Kitasei
A Cage Went In Search of A Bird
A Cage Went In Search of A Bird

A Cage Went In Search of A Bird

Tommy Orange
One of Our Kind
One of Our Kind

One of Our Kind

Nicola Yoon
Hip-Hop Is History
Hip-Hop Is History

Hip-Hop Is History

Questlove
What It Takes To Heal
What It Takes To Heal

What It Takes To Heal

Prentis Hemphill
Rooted
Rooted

Rooted

Brea. Baker
1974
1974

1974

Francine Prose
Thom Gunn
Thom Gunn

Thom Gunn

Michael Nott
Everything and Nothing at Once
Everything and Nothing at Once

Everything and Nothing at Once

Joel L. Daniels
Godzilla X Kong. the New Empire
Godzilla X Kong. the New Empire

Godzilla X Kong. the New Empire

Kenya
Kenya

Kenya

Drive-Away Dolls
Drive-Away Dolls

Drive-Away Dolls

Mudbound
Mudbound

Mudbound

The Holdovers
The Holdovers

The Holdovers

When Whales Could Walk
When Whales Could Walk

When Whales Could Walk

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Shut Up and Write Virtual TODAY 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Virtual Lunchtime Shut Up & Write TODAY 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Bubble Bonanza! TODAY 12:30 PM
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Family Storytime TODAY 12:30 PM
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free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — June 2024

CFG Bank

CFG Bank is the largest bank headquarters in Baltimore. This episode, we go one-on-one with founder and CEO Jack Dwyer to discuss why he's so committed to Charm City and the ways he and his bank are giving back to Baltimore.

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Chromebooks Distribution
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Chromebooks Distribution

The Pratt Library is distributing 50,000 HP Chromebooks to eligible Baltimore City households, with support from our partners.

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Computer & Internet Devices
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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.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Enoch Pratt Free Library stands with our community, and is committed to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Maryland Legal Forms
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Maryland Legal Forms

Find Maryland legal forms for housing, wills, divorce, bankruptcy, and more, plus explanations of legal terms and a Maryland attorney directory.

Wellness at the Library
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Wellness at the Library

Nursing students, supervised by RNs, are in four Pratt Library locations to provide free drop-in health assessments.

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