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It’s easier than ever to access all that Pratt has to offer.

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Out of State & Visitor Passes


Don’t live in Maryland? Just need computer access?

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eCard


Register online for a Pratt Library eCard, and get instant access to eBooks, audiobooks, media, and more.

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First Card


Children up to age six can borrow books using their own library card with the Pratt First Card.

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Teacher Card


Teachers and registered homeschool parents are eligible for a Pratt Teacher Card.

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Firm Card


Pratt Library Firm Cards are available to nonprofits and companies.

Checkout Limits, Renewals, Overdue Materials & Fines

Learn more about checkout limits for a variety of materials, overdue materials, and other fees.

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Material Pickup & Return

Learn how to pick up and return books, DVDs, and more at Pratt Library locations.

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Questions About Library Card Accounts?

Having trouble applying for a card, or need help deciding which card is best for you? Contact us with any questions about Pratt library cards.

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Paying Your Fees Online

The Enoch Pratt Free Library accepts online payments to securely pay library fees or add money to a SAM account using SmartPay.

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