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Maryland Newspapers


Search current and historical Maryland newspapers, including over 100 years of the Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Afro-American.

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Job Coaching


JobNow, powered by BrainFuse, is designed to support every step of the job search process.

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Online Courses with Udemy


Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and other interests with on-demand video courses from Udemy.

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Car & Truck Maintenance & Repair


Get reliable, money-saving help with auto repairs, diagnostic information, and ASE test prep materials through Chilton Library.

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Job Seeker's Toolkit


Looking for a job in Baltimore? This toolkit is designed to support job-seekers and those who assist job-seekers.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information


Use this guide to find trusted and reliable news sources related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine.

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Genealogy & Family History Research


Research your family history and genealogy with extensive resources, both in person and online.

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Evaluating Old Books


Ever wonder how much your old books are worth? The Humanities Department has resources to help you find out.

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During Pratt Library hours you can live chat with a librarian. Prefer to talk on the phone? Call (410) 396-5430 for answers to reference questions.

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Digital Maryland Collections

Providing online access to digital versions of rare and unique materials, including historical maps, photographs, reports, books, manuscripts, artwork, and other media. To view more digital collections from libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions throughout Maryland, visit Digital Maryland.

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Central Library Departments

Find librarian expertise, books, media, microfilm, and more in Central Library Departments. Explore Departments related to subjects from Maryland history and fine arts to job seeking and teen resources.

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