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Announcement All Pratt buildings are currently closed because of COVID-19, however remote and contact-free services are available.

Location Closure Hamilton Branch is closed for decontamination. Services at Hamilton Branch will resume on Friday, January 29. Learn more.

John A. Richardson

Chief, Facilities Management

John Richardson joined the Pratt Library in February 1994, and holds the position of Chief of Facilities Management. In this capacity he oversees building services, public safety and security, design and construction, shipping, receiving, mail and supply. He and his team continue to provide reliable and effective support to help the Library achieve its mission.

During his time at the Pratt Library, John has served as project manager for several major construction and renovation projects, including the SLRC Annex, and the Southeast Anchor, Orleans, Roland Park, Reisterstown Road, Edmondson, Wavery, and Canton Branches.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University, and prior to this role he was Operations Manager for Security Square Mall in Woodlawn, Maryland. His favorite part of working at the Pratt Library is being able to contribute to the incredible services the Pratt provides to the city of Baltimore and State of Maryland.