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Announcement Pratt buildings are currently closed due to COVID-19. Remote and contact-free services are available. Public computer usage is suspended starting Friday, November 27 and will resume Monday, December 7 to help prevent the expected spread of COVID-19 following the Thanksgiving holiday.

Holiday Closing Services at all Pratt locations will be unavailable Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

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The Searcher

The Searcher

Tana French
A Time For Mercy

A Time For Mercy

John Grisham
Invisible Girl

Invisible Girl

Lisa Jewell
Fifty Words For Rain

Fifty Words For Rain

Asha Lemmie
The Gift of Family

The Gift of Family

Mary Monroe
Leave the World Behind

Leave the World Behind

Rumaan Alam
A Promised Land

A Promised Land

Barack Obama
Greatest Secret.

Greatest Secret.

Rhonda Byrne
Is This Anything?

Is This Anything?

Jerry Seinfeld
Magnolia Bakery Cookbook.

Magnolia Bakery Cookbook.

BOBBIE LLOYD
Cary Grant

Cary Grant

Scott Eyman
Fat Girls In Black Bodies

Fat Girls In Black Bodies

Joy Cox
Watchmen

Watchmen

Doctor Who. the Complete Twelfth Series

Doctor Who. the Complete Twelfth Series

What We Do In the Shadows. the Complete First Season

What We Do In the Shadows. the Complete First Season

The Twilight Zone. Season One

The Twilight Zone. Season One

Doom Patrol. the Complete First Season

Doom Patrol. the Complete First Season

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

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Upcoming Virtual Programs & Events

Monday – Nov 30 11:00 AM
Pratt Virtual Storytime Live! Virtual Event Program Details
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Monday – Nov 30 4:00 PM
The Roc Enrichment Program: Rhythm & Movement Virtual Event Program Details
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Tuesday – Dec 1 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Writers Cribs! Kate Wyer and Kate Reed Petty Virtual Event Program Details
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Wednesday – Dec 2 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Chat with a Social Worker Virtual Event Program Details
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Wednesday – Dec 2 4:00 PM
Half Day Fun: Yoga for Kids with Ms. Courtney Virtual Event Program Details
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free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — November 2020

Rev. Alvin Hathaway

On this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast we welcome Rev. Hathaway from the Union Baptist Church to explore the history of social justice in Baltimore, and where we can go from here.

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Sidewalk Service

We are pleased to offer Sidewalk Service, a contact-free way to check out and pick-up books and other materials from select Pratt Library locations. Simply place a hold and schedule a contact-free pickup!…

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Community Wi-Fi

Bringing free internet access to communities across the city of Baltimore by using our neighborhood outreach vehicles as a Wi-Fi hotspot.

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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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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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