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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.

staff handing a customer a Pratt library card

Out of State Accounts

Don’t live in Maryland? Non-Maryland residents can still enjoy access to books, audiobooks, DVD's, and other materials in the Pratt Library's physical collection. Use the forms below to apply for an out of state Pratt Library Card. A $50 annual fee is required. Out-of-country applicants must mail their $50.00 annual fee using a check or money order in US funds.

To apply, email, fax (866) 676-0061, or mail a completed Library Card Application (Solicitud de una tarjeta de biblioteca) with a copy of your ID to Central Circulation.

Visitors Pass

Out of town visitors may apply for a Visitors Pass for one day computer access. You will have access to computers, printing, and copying only. Visitors must present out-of-state identification.

PC Access Card

Just need computer access? A PC Access Card gives you access to computers, printing, and copying only. To apply fill out a Library Card Application and bring it to your library with proper identification.

Solicitud de una tarjeta de biblioteca presentado con identificación o algún documento con nombre.