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Location Closure The Reisterstown Road branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed until further notice for facility maintenance.

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Get a Pratt Library Card

It’s easier than ever to get a Pratt Library card! Anyone who lives or owns property in Maryland is eligible to enjoy all that the Library has to offer.

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Homework Help & More

Level up in the classroom with free online tutoring and other educational resources for students of all ages, available with a Pratt Library card.

School Resources
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Calculate Your Savings

From hotspots and Chromebooks to streaming media and research databases, learn how much money you can save with your library card.

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Computer & Internet Devices
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Computer & Internet Devices

Get your student connected! Borrow computer and internet devices like Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile hotspots with your Pratt Library card.

After-School Activities
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After-School Activities

Relax and recharge or learn a new skill with a range of free after-school activities for kids and teens, including games, movies, and DIY creations.

STEAM to GO Kits
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STEAM to GO Kits

Kids can get hands-on and learn about science, technology, engineering, arts, and math from home with STEAM to GO kits, available to check out at Pratt libraries.

“The online research capability is great!”

Emmanuel A.

“The Pratt librarians are amazingly helpful. I could not do the research that I have been doing without the live chat services.”

Julie D.

“The programs are amazing and the staff goes out of their way to help you. I was met with kindness and knowledge of where things are in the library so I could find what I was looking for!”

Ruth B.

“I have been amazed for years by the unlimited resources, events, and take home kits offered at Pratt! I even homeschool my children with Pratt resources!”

Cheryl D.

“I use the free online research from home that Enoch Pratt provides. The broad scope of research databases is even is better then the Library of Congress's resources.”

Warren R.