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This April

Imagination Celebration

Join us for Imagination Celebration, a month of programs for children 0-5 and their families. This year's celebration is based on the book "Mary Had a Little Plan" which inspires imagination and creativity while encouraging diversity, equity, and community service.

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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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  2. Fiction
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Funny Story
Funny Story

Funny Story

Emily Henry
Table For Two
Table For Two

Table For Two

Amor Towles
Darling Girls
Darling Girls

Darling Girls

Sally Hepworth
While We Were Burning
While We Were Burning

While We Were Burning

Sara Koffi
Just For the Summer
Just For the Summer

Just For the Summer

Abby Jimenez
Real Americans
Real Americans

Real Americans

Rachel Khong
The Demon of Unrest
The Demon of Unrest

The Demon of Unrest

Erik Larson
Undiplomatic
Undiplomatic

Undiplomatic

Deesha Dyer
Knife
Knife

Knife

Salman Rushdie
The Black Tax
The Black Tax

The Black Tax

Andrew W. Kahrl
Shakespeare
Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Judi Dench
The Swans of Harlem
The Swans of Harlem

The Swans of Harlem

Karen Valby
The Iron Claw
The Iron Claw

The Iron Claw

The Girl Who Sold the Sun
The Girl Who Sold the Sun

The Girl Who Sold the Sun

The Holdovers
The Holdovers

The Holdovers

Mean Girls
Mean Girls

Mean Girls

Lawmen
Lawmen

Lawmen

Fly With Me
Fly With Me

Fly With Me

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Baby & Toddler Storytime TOMORROW 10:30 AM
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Baby & Toddler Storytime TOMORROW 11:00 AM
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Family Storytime TOMORROW 11:00 AM
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Anime & Manga Cafe TOMORROW 3:00 PM
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free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — April 2024

Secretary Jake Day

He is working alongside Governor Wes Moore to create more affordable housing and develop strong communities. This episode, MD Secretary of Housing and Community Development Jake Day talks about the bill he is advocating for in Annapolis and his vision for the future of Maryland.

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Chromebooks Distribution
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Chromebooks Distribution

The Pratt Library is distributing 30,000 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.

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.

African American Studies Center (Oxford)
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African American Studies Center (Oxford)

This resource provides access to more than 20,000 articles by top scholars in the fields of African American and African history and culture.

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