The mission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library is to empower, enrich, and enhance the quality of life for all through equitable access to information, services, and opportunity for all, rich and poor, without distinction of race or color. Browse our strategic plan below to learn more about the priorities and goals of the Library, or download and read a PDF of the FY 2020-2024 strategic plan.
See how the Pratt has centered work around our strategic plan in a PDF of our Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2023.
By strengthening funding structures, both public and private, the Pratt Library is ensuring a sound financial basis for the Library today and in the future.Our Progress
The Library is nurturing existing partnerships and creating new partnerships to deliver programs and services, both within library facilities and in communities.Our Progress
Community Engagement & Communications
Through community engagement, the Library uses new and existing methods to increase public awareness in Baltimore about the collections, programs, services, and resources available at the Pratt.Our Progress
Programs & Outreach
The Library is present throughout the City through active and ongoing outreach to schools, senior centers, neighborhood and major city events, parks, and other places where people congregate.Our Progress
The Library provides staff and leadership development programs, particularly related to equity and inclusion for both staff and customers, creating an internal culture of equitable and excellent service to Baltimore City.Our Progress
The Library has strengthened its focus on literacy, recognizing the need in Baltimore City. As a community learning hub, the Library fosters literacy by providing access to resources within a safe learning space.Our Progress