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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.

The Pratt Stands with Our Community

The Enoch Pratt Free Library stands with the city of Baltimore and our community in the fight against systemic racism. Read the joint message from the Pratt Library CEO & Chair of the Board on the Pratt blog: The Pratt Library Stands Against Racism.

Equity Statement

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is committed to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. Transformation must occur on the individual, collective, and institutional levels, and the Pratt Library can help achieve true and sustained equity through intentional and systemic library-community partnerships.

Black Lives Matter

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council (DE&I) for the Enoch Pratt Free Library stands up for racial justice, stands down systemic racism, and rejects the perpetuation of hate. We stand in solidarity for human rights, and join the clarion of worldwide calls to end the brutal violence and discriminatory injustices against Black people.

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Stop Asian Hate

Words have power. The Enoch Pratt Free Library condemns the increasing attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. As information professionals, we categorically denounce the disinformation about the coronavirus that has given rise to the xenophobic and racist assaults against the AAPI community. We stand in solidarity with our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and pledge to continue our work combatting hate and discrimination while promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. #stopasianhate

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LGBTQ+ Pride

We believe that true diversity fully accepts everyone, no matter their background, gender, or sexuality. We wholeheartedly embrace the intersecting identities of our LGBTQ+ communities.

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A Message from Our Leaders
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DEI Leadership - Heidi Daniel and M'balu Bangura

A Message from Our Leaders


Read a statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Heidi Daniel and M'Balu Bangara.