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Our mission is to empower, enrich, and enhance the quality of life for all through equitable access to information, services, and opportunity.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Enoch Pratt Free Library stands with our city and our community in the fight against systemic racism.

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Plan Your Visit

All Pratt Library locations are open Monday through Saturday for services including browsing and computer use.

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Digital Access

From computers and tablets to online school resources and internet access, we have free tools and knowledge to help you reach your goals.

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Strategic Plan

Browse our strategic plan to learn more about the Library's priorities and progress towards our goals.

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Our Leadership

Learn more about the Pratt Library leadership team and Boards of Trustees and Directors.

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Our History

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is one of the oldest free public library systems in the United States.

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Pratt Publications

Stay up to date with the Pratt! Find PDF versions of the Compass and Pages From The Pratt online.

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Stay up to date with the latest press releases from the Pratt Library.

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Requests for Proposals

Learn more about Requests for Proposals (RFP) issued by the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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In an effort to keep our libraries safe and enjoyable for all, we ask library customers to read and follow these policies.

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Assistive Technology & Accessibility

Learn more about accessibility services online and at Pratt Library locations.

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Holiday Closings

The Pratt Library closes for select holidays throughout the year.

“Welcoming, clean, informative, quiet, and peaceful. Love the selection and the huge space for kids and teens.”

Ananda L.

“I always discover something new at the library and never have to wait very long for anything. Plus, the librarians are always knowledgeable and helpful.”

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“I love the Library. The entire staff from security to the librarians are incredibly nice and helpful.”

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“Love the way the Library is there to support community members with different needs. The sidewalk pickup option is so appreciated!”

Sara M.

“The staff are always courteous, I felt comfortable and safe.”

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