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Location Closure The Reisterstown Road branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed until further notice for facility maintenance.

Visiting the Library In Person

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Library Hours

All Pratt locations are open during the following hours, except during Library Holidays.

Monday – Thursday10 am – 8 pm
Friday & Saturday10 am – 5 pm
Monday & Thursday10 am – 7 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday10 am - 5:30 pm
Friday & Saturday10 am – 5 pm
Monday & Thursday10 am – 8 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday10 am – 5:30 pm
Friday & Saturday10 am – 5 pm

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families enjoying a program for babies and parents in the Children's Department

Safety Procedures

To keep our customers and staff safe, COVID-19 safety guidelines are in place. The Pratt Library is following best practice provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and is regularly consulting with the Baltimore City Health Department.

Please note the following policies and procedures during your visit to the Pratt:

  • High-touch surfaces are regularly cleaned throughout the day

  • Social distancing protocols are in place

  • All locations are regularly disinfected

  • Customers and staff are asked to stay home if they are feeling ill

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hand sanitizer at an entrance in Central Library
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