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Announcement Public computer usage will be unavailable through the month of December into January to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Holiday Closing Services at all Pratt locations will be unavailable Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

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New Year, New Sidewalk Service Locations

We are pleased to offer our contact-free Sidewalk Service, now at all Pratt Library locations. You can pick up reserved books, DVDs, and other materials in neighborhoods across Baltimore.

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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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Before She Disappeared

Before She Disappeared

Lisa Gardner
The Prophets

The Prophets

Robert Jones
Stories From Suffragette City

Stories From Suffragette City

Ten Rules For Faking It

Ten Rules For Faking It

Sophie Sullivan
Goodnight Beautiful

Goodnight Beautiful

Aimee Molloy
Yellow Wife

Yellow Wife

Sadeqa Johnson
The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook

The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook

Ashley Craft
Sourdough Mania.

Sourdough Mania.

ANITA UMER
The Last Days of John Lennon

The Last Days of John Lennon

James Patterson
One Life

One Life

Megan Rapinoe
Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail

DEBORAH DOUGLAS
Black Futures

Black Futures

Kimberly/ Wortham Drew
The Twilight Zone. Season One

The Twilight Zone. Season One

Bill & Ted Face the Music

Bill & Ted Face the Music

Antebellum

Antebellum

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

Watchmen

Watchmen

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Upcoming Virtual Programs & Events

Tuesday – Jan 19 2:00 PM
Tuesday Tunes: Justin & Jhane' Taylor Virtual Event Program Details
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Tuesday – Jan 19 4:00 PM
Eco Adventures: Animal Olympics Virtual Event Program Details
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Tuesday – Jan 19 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Writers LIVE! Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar Virtual Event Program Details
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Thursday – Jan 21 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Pratt Virtual Storytime Live! Virtual Event Program Details
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Thursday – Jan 21 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
An Evening with Wallace Lane Virtual Event Program Details
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free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — January 2021

New Leadership in Baltimore

A New Year brings new leadership in Baltimore. The Free to Bmore podcast goes one-on-one with Mayor Brandon Scott and City Council President Nick Mosby to talk about the challenges facing the city, their top priorities, and how they'll work together to accomplish them.

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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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Mobile Hotspots & Tablets

Mobile hotspots and tablets are available to borrow, to connect to your devices with access to free Wi-Fi.

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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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