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Browse books, movies, and more this holiday season! A Pratt Library card gives you access to a collection including books, streaming media, and devices like tablets and Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Beasts of A Little Land

Beasts of A Little Land

Juhea Kim
The Ballerinas

The Ballerinas

Rachel Kapelke-Dale
Twenty Years Later

Twenty Years Later

Charlie Donlea
Olga Dies Dreaming

Olga Dies Dreaming

Xochitl Gonzalez
If You Love Something (Original)

If You Love Something (Original)

Jayce Ellis
The Winter Guest

The Winter Guest

Pam Jenoff
Call Us What We Carry

Call Us What We Carry

Amanda Gorman
The 1619 Project

The 1619 Project

3 Dimensional.

3 Dimensional.

Dwyane Wade
South To America

South To America

Imani Perry
The Betrayal of Anne Frank

The Betrayal of Anne Frank

Rosemary Sullivan
All About Me

All About Me

Mel Brooks
The Last Duel

The Last Duel

Candyman

Candyman

No Man of God

No Man of God

Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes

Don't Breathe 2

Don't Breathe 2

The Truffle Hunters

The Truffle Hunters

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Dr. Lawrence T. Brown
free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — November 2021

The Black Butterfly

He calls himself a scholar of historical trauma, and in his book The Black Butterfly, Dr. Lawrence Brown lays bare the history of harmful politics in Baltimore and what he thinks should be done to make black neighborhoods matter.

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Watch & Learn Library

Browse a library of educational videos for young learners in grades PreK-3 and find 230+ nonfiction videos with real-world footage.

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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.

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