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ALL AGES SUMMER FUN

Summer Break Baltimore

Join the 15,000+ people who have signed up for this free program for all ages that encourages literacy, learning, and fun all summer long! Get a free Summer Break t-shirt plus a free book to keep each month, while supplies and sizes last.

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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 Summer Pact
The Summer Pact

The Summer Pact

Emily Giffin
Long Island Compromise
Long Island Compromise

Long Island Compromise

Taffy Brodesser-Akner
The God of The Woods
The God of The Woods

The God of The Woods

Liz Moore
False Idols
False Idols

False Idols

K'wan
Slow Dance
Slow Dance

Slow Dance

Rainbow Rowell
The Book of Elsewhere
The Book of Elsewhere

The Book of Elsewhere

Keanu Reeves
Docile
Docile

Docile

Hyeseung Song
The Air They Breathe
The Air They Breathe

The Air They Breathe

Debra Hendrickson
The Secret Lives of Numbers
The Secret Lives of Numbers

The Secret Lives of Numbers

Kate Kitagawa
The Genius of Judy
The Genius of Judy

The Genius of Judy

Rachelle Bergstein
Autocracy, Inc.
Autocracy, Inc.

Autocracy, Inc.

Anne Applebaum
Women In the Valley of The Kings
Women In the Valley of The Kings

Women In the Valley of The Kings

Kathleen L. Sheppard
Challengers
Challengers

Challengers

American Fiction
American Fiction

American Fiction

Anselm
Anselm

Anselm

Monkey Man
Monkey Man

Monkey Man

Perfect Days
Perfect Days

Perfect Days

Boy Kills World
Boy Kills World

Boy Kills World

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Charm City Trailblazers Summer Camp TODAY 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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Adult Book Discussion TODAY 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Afternoon Pixel Art TODAY 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Let's Get Writing TODAY 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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An Introduction to Taiko: The Art of Japanese Drumming TODAY 3:00 PM to 4:00 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.

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.

Book Recommendations
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Book Recommendations

Books & Authors is a tool designed to connect readers with fiction and non-fiction titles based on their interests.

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