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Location Closure Due to lack of air conditioning, the Herring Run Branch is closed until further notice and the Northwood Branch is closed on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2.

Holiday Closing All Pratt Library locations will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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Find job and career assistance, fitness classes, writing groups and much more at Enoch Pratt Free Library. Enjoy an expansive collection including books, research databases, and streaming media.


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The It Girl

The It Girl

Ruth Ware
Upgrade

Upgrade

Blake Crouch
The Last To Vanish

The Last To Vanish

Megan Miranda
The House Across the Lake

The House Across the Lake

Riley Sager
Dele Weds Destiny

Dele Weds Destiny

Tomi Obaro
Sands of Dune

Sands of Dune

Brian Herbert
Inheritance

Inheritance

Baynard Woods
Rogues

Rogues

Patrick Radden Keefe
Why We Did It

Why We Did It

Tim Miller
The Watchmakers

The Watchmakers

Harry Lenga
In the Shadow of The Gods

In the Shadow of The Gods

D. C. B. Lieven
Tree Thieves

Tree Thieves

Lyndsie Bourgon
Marvelous and The Black Hole

Marvelous and The Black Hole

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

The Northman

The Northman

Where Are You, Jay Bennett?

Where Are You, Jay Bennett?

In Search Of

In Search Of

Lioness

Lioness

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Summer Break Baltimore


Get free books for your home library, join us for fun events, enter into monthly prize drawings, and more!

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Writers LIVE!


Go beyond the book and hear your favorite authors in conversation with Writers LIVE!

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Skill Building


Browse free events and programs to help you learn new computer skills, build workplace readiness, and boost your business.

Upcoming Programs & Events

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Saturday – Jul 9 11:00 AM
The Adventures of a U.S. Coast Guard Captain Light Street Program Details
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Monday – Jul 11 2:00 PM
Human Beatbox Orleans St Program Details
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Wednesday – Jul 13 7:00 PM
Writers Live! Laura Lippman Central Library Program Details
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Downloads & Streaming Media

Find eBooks, magazines, audiobooks, movies, and more for your PC, smartphone, tablet, or other compatible devices. Accessible in all Pratt Library locations or from home with your library card.

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Hoopla


Borrow, download, and stream free movies, music, eBooks, comics, and TV shows.

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Kanopy


A large, curated catalog of educational, entertaining, and enriching films.

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OverDrive


Download popular eBooks, audiobooks, and more for all ages, including digital magazines formerly included in RBdidgital.

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PressReader


Download the PressReader app or read online to find current issues of over 7,000 newspapers and magazines, including the Baltimore Sun.

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Get a Pratt Library Card

Maryland residents can now apply online for an eCard that allows access to all of Enoch Pratt Free Library’s digital resources including eBooks, streaming media, and databases. It’s easier than ever to get a Pratt Library card! We have loosened restrictions to getting a card to access our resources. Anyone who lives or owns property in Maryland is eligible for a free library card.

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free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — June 2022

Dr. Tamar Mendelson

As young people face more trauma in Baltimore, health exports are looking for practices to introduce that could impact the future. This episode of the Free to Bmore podcast we talk to Dr. Tamar Mendelson, Director of the Center for Adolescent Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Featured Databases

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Book Recommendations


Books & Authors is a tool designed to connect readers with fiction and non-fiction titles based on their interests.

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Maryland Legal Forms


Find a wide selection of legal forms on topics like real estate contracts, wils, premarital agreements and divorce appropriate for use in Maryland.

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Maryland Newspapers


Search current and historical Maryland newspapers, including over 100 years of the Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Afro-American.

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Job Coaching


JobNow, powered by BrainFuse, is designed to support every step of the job search process.

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Featured Services

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Peer Navigators


Peer Recovery Specialists serve as role models and provide a safe, non-judgmental space that promotes overall wellness.

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Live Chat with a Librarian


Have a question? Live chat with a Pratt librarian for help finding books and materials, research guidance, and more!

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Remote Printing


Your Pratt Library card now gives you access to a contact-free, remote printing service.

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Earn Your Diploma Online


Baltimore city residents can apply to earn their high school diploma entirely online with this scholarship-based program.

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