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From First Cards just for children to eCards that give Maryland residents instant access to eBooks and streaming media, discover all that Pratt Library cards have to offer.

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Make learning fun with the Pratt!

Explore the wonder of Imagination Celebration in April, prizes and activities during Summer Break Baltimore, virtual and in-person programs, and more! The Library has everything you need to make learning fun for your child. Discover all that the Pratt has to offer kids ages 0-5 with Young Children at the Pratt.

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Watch an animated story paired with a nonfiction eBook just for kids.

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OverDrive Kids

Instantly download popular kids eBooks and audiobooks to your device.

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Kanopy Kids

Browse and watch educational and entertaining TV shows and movies for kids.

“I love our library! The programming gets better and better.”

Ayana B. –Roland Park

“We love our librarians! They are always very helpful with finding the right kinds of books, especially for my kids. Everyone who works at the libraries are always very helpful, friendly, and kind.”

Jennifer B. –Southeast Anchor Library

“I like the library, taking my daughter there, and being able to read books without buying them!”

Brett 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.

“Some of my fondest childhood memories were filling a tote full of books at the library. I still feel excited every time I visit the library, and now my child does too.”

Mary P.