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Holiday Closing All Pratt Library locations will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

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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Press


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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Policies


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.

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

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