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Location Closure The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed for facility maintenance. The Walbrook Branch is closed for HVAC repairs.

Location Closure The Central Library is closed Saturday, March 2 due to an event.

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This March

Women's History Month

Honor and celebrate Women's History Month with special movie screenings, book talks, and more events at your local library.

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Ages 0—5 Spark imagination with books, programs, and games.
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Ages 6—11 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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Find career assistance, fitness classes, and research resources.
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Anita De Monte Laughs Last
Anita De Monte Laughs Last

Anita De Monte Laughs Last

Xochitl Gonzalez
A Great Country
A Great Country

A Great Country

Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Watch Where They Hide
Watch Where They Hide

Watch Where They Hide

Tamron Hall
The Great Divide
The Great Divide

The Great Divide

Cristina Henríquez
James
James

James

Percival Everett
The Women
The Women

The Women

Kristin Hannah
Karma
Karma

Karma

1961 Boy George
Age of Revolutions
Age of Revolutions

Age of Revolutions

Fareed Zakaria
So Fetch
So Fetch

So Fetch

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
There's Always This Year
There's Always This Year

There's Always This Year

Hanif Abdurraqib
Lessons For Survival
Lessons For Survival

Lessons For Survival

Emily Raboteau
In True Face
In True Face

In True Face

Jonna Mendez
The Color Purple
The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Next Goal Wins
Next Goal Wins

Next Goal Wins

The Breaking Ice
The Breaking Ice

The Breaking Ice

The Book of Clarence
The Book of Clarence

The Book of Clarence

I.S.S.
I.S.S.

I.S.S.

All Up In the Biz
All Up In the Biz

All Up In the Biz

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Free Tax Preparation Monday – Mar 4 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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Roland Lazenby, "Magic" Monday – Mar 4 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Artist Material 'Petting Zoo': Craft Exploration Thursday – Mar 7 5:00 PM
Artist Material 'Petting Zoo': Craft Exploration Central Library Program Details
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Maxwell Stearns, "Parliamentary America" Monday – Mar 11 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Teen Game Night Tuesday – Mar 12 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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Al Hutchinson
free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — February 2024

Visit Baltimore

The CIAA tournament is here! One of the people who helped bring that basketball tournament to Baltimore is Visit Baltimore CEO Al Hutchinson. We'll talk to him about the festival's impact and why bringing tourists to Baltimore is good for the whole city.

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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.

Peterson's Test & Career Prep
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Gale Presents Peterson's Test and Career Prep

Peterson's Test & Career Prep

Sharpen your skills with standardized test preparation, personalized career assessments, resume editing tools, and more.

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.

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