Skip Navigation

Announcement All Pratt locations are open at 25% capacity with COVID-19 safety procedures in place. Learn more.

Pratt Library to Reopen Across the City

March 1, 2021

Baltimore, MD – The Enoch Pratt Free Library will reopen 21 Library locations at 25% capacity on Monday, March 8. The Library has increased health and safety protocols at all locations. The library system will close March 1 to 6 for staff training. Customers will be allowed into the buildings starting March 8 on a first come, first served basis for limited browsing…

Read more


The Enoch Pratt Free Library Receives a $50,000 Grant from the PNC Foundation to Help Bridge the Digital Divide

January 29, 2021

Baltimore, MD – The Enoch Pratt Free Library today announced its partnership with the Digital Harbor Foundation and Project Waves to provide free internet service to 50 households in southeast Baltimore. The launch of this Enoch Pratt Free Library initiative is made possible through a $50,000 PNC Foundation grant. The funding supports the installation of an antenna…

Read more


Pratt Library Celebrates Virtual Opening Of Senator Barbara A. Mikulski Room

November 12, 2020

Baltimore, MD – The Enoch Pratt Free Library will celebrate the opening of the new Senator Barbara A. Mikulski Room inside the newly renovated Central Library with a virtual event. The live online event will feature a conversation with Senator Mikulski and Ambassador Wendy Sherman. The event is one of the Pratt’s marquee programs to celebrate the Year of the Woman…

Read more


Pratt Library Expands Services To Public

October 26, 2020

Baltimore, MD – The Enoch Pratt Free Library will begin offering appointment-only computer use at three locations starting November 4. A limited number of computer stations will be available at the Central Library, Southeast Anchor Library, and the Pennsylvania Avenue branch. Customers can sign up for a 45 minute appointments by calling one of the three locations…

Read more


One Book Baltimore Features Hometown Writer In Third Year

October 1, 2020

Baltimore, MD – One Book Baltimore returns for a third year featuring Baltimore’s own D. Watkins and his book We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America. One Book Baltimore seeks to promote literacy for Baltimore City 7th and 8th graders, and facilitate city-wide dialogue with their families and community members by reading the same book. Watkins…

Read more

More Information
Live Chat with a Librarian - woman using a phone and laptop

Contact Us


Contact us with questions or comments about your Pratt Library experience.

More Information
woman typing on her laptop at Pratt Library

Pratt Chat Blog


Find book reviews, interviews, stories, and more on the Pratt Chat blog.