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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.

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Young Children

Ages 0—5 Spark imagination with books, programs, and games.
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Kids

Ages 6—12 Make crafts, get homework help, and browse books.
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Teens

Ages 12—18 Learn how to write poetry, game with friends, and find books.
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Adults

Find career assistance, fitness classes, and research resources.
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The School For Good Mothers

The School For Good Mothers

Jessamine Chan
The Starless Crown

The Starless Crown

James Rollins
Brown Girls

Brown Girls

Daphne Palasi Andreades
To Paradise

To Paradise

Hanya Yanagihara
Joan Is Okay

Joan Is Okay

Weike Wang
Wahala

Wahala

Nikki May
The Good Life Method

The Good Life Method

Meghan Sullivan
The Musical Child

The Musical Child

Joan Koenig
Worn

Worn

Sofi Thanhauser
New Soul Food Cooking

New Soul Food Cooking

Scotty Scott
Dead Fish Don't Swim Upstream

Dead Fish Don't Swim Upstream

Jay Silverberg
Finding Clotilda

Finding Clotilda

Ben Raines
Pose. the Final Season

Pose. the Final Season

Manifest. the Complete Third Season

Manifest. the Complete Third Season

Queen of The South. the Complete Fifth Season

Queen of The South. the Complete Fifth Season

Kevin Can F**K Himself. Season 1

Kevin Can F**K Himself. Season 1

Don't Breathe 2

Don't Breathe 2

The Truffle Hunters

The Truffle Hunters

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Marina Interlibrary Loan


Search and submit requests public libraries across Maryland for books, articles, and other materials, including audio/visual formats, musical scores, and microfilm.

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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.

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Teen Library of Things


Get creative and learn new skills without the price tag! Use your library card to check out equipment from coding robots to sewing machines with the Pratt Library of Things collection.

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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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Downloads & Streaming Media

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OverDrive & Libby


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

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Kanopy


Your Pratt Library card gives you access to a large, curated catalog of educational, entertaining, and enriching films for adults, teens, and kids.

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Hoopla Digital


Use your Pratt Library card to borrow free movies, music, eBooks, comics, and TV shows with Hoopla.

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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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Dr. Malik Muhammad
free TO BMORE PODCAST Newest Episode — November 2021

Dr. Malik Muhammad

His difficult childhood gave him a passion for helping children. Now, Dr. Malik Muhammad is working to change lives in Baltimore City.

Live From the Pratt

Listen to authors, speakers, and musicians with the Live From The Pratt podcast.

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Government Documents

Browse a collection of documents from all State agencies covering subjects of interest to consumers and researchers alike.

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Digital Maryland Collections

Digital Maryland provides free online access to digital versions of rare and unique materials, including historical maps, photographs, reports, books, manuscripts, artwork, and other media. Explore digital collections from libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions throughout Maryland.

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“I check out eBooks and audiobooks on my phone all the time! It's an amazing resource, I tell everyone about it.”

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