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Announcement All Library locations will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm with COVID-19 safety procedures in place. Libraries will be closed Sundays and Mondays. Learn more.

Announcement Saturday, January 29 at-home COVID-19 test kits will be available at all Pratt locations from 10 am - 12 pm. Library services will begin at 12 pm. Learn more.

Pratt Library to Distribute COVID Test Kits at All Locations Saturdays in January

January 13, 2022

Baltimore, MD – The Enoch Pratt Free Library will partner with the Baltimore City Health Department to distribute rapid COVID-19 home test kits at all locations on Saturdays in January. All of Pratt’s 22 locations will give out kits, one per person, starting at 10 am on Saturday until noon or when supplies run out. Regular library services will resume at noon…

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Pratt Library to Reduce Hours in January to Curb COVID Spread

December 27, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD – The Enoch Pratt Free Library will reduce hours during the month of January to help curb the community transmission of COVID-19. Beginning January 3, all library locations will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm. Libraries will be closed Sundays and Mondays. In addition, all in-person programming at the library in January will be moved…

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One Book Baltimore Returns for a Fourth Year

September 30, 2021

Baltimore, MD – One Book Baltimore returns for a fourth year featuring writer Tami Charles and her award-winning novel Becoming Beatriz, the story of Afro-Latina high-schooler Beatriz Mendez, who is traumatized by her brother's death and struggles with realizing her dream of becoming a professional dancer. One Book Baltimore seeks to promote literacy for Baltimore…

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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…

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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…

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