Save Money with the Pratt
Save money with your Pratt Library card! From streaming movies and reading current newspapers to hands-on learning and resources to jumpstart your career, Pratt Library cardholders can enjoy it all for free. Want to know how much money has the Pratt saved you? Use our calculator to find out.
Get a Pratt Library Card
It’s easier than ever to get a Pratt Library card! Anyone who lives or owns property in Maryland is eligible to enjoy all that the Library has to offer.
Entertainment, Technology & Reading
Books & Audiobooks
Want to read a bestseller or listen to an audiobook? Instead of paying $15 for an eBook or $7.95 for a month of Audible, download them using Libby for free.
Hotspots & Chromebooks
Instead of paying $200 for a mobile hotspot or $189 for a Chromebook, borrow them from the Pratt and get online at home for free.
Want to watch a movie from home? Instead of paying $9.99 a month for Netflix, try Kanopy for free and get access to thousands of movies.
Newspapers & Magazines
Instead of paying $160 for a newspaper subscription or $52 for a magazine subscription, read thousands of local and national newspapers and magazines with PressReader.
Career, Learning & Research
Instead of paying $200 a month for co-working space, work from a Pratt Library location and enjoy free internet and access to public computers and printers.
Instead of paying $15 a month for a Masterclass subscription, learn new skills with Udemy, free with your library card.
Career & Small Business Help
Find free help and coaching for your career goals or small business with Gale Business Entrepreneurship and JobNow databases.
Instead of paying $24.99 for an Ancestry.com subscription, use it at a Pratt Library location for free.
Instead of paying $14 for a new album or soundtrack, borrow it for free from Hoopla Music.
Instruments & Hobbies
Learn a new skill for free and borrow a guitar, Go Pro camera, sewing machine, and more from the Teen Library of Things.
Instead of paying $79.99 a month for Princeton Review SAT help, boost your scores for free with Peterson's Test Prep.
Instead of paying $50 an hour for online tutoring, get homework help for free with HelpNow.
Streaming Kids Movies
Instead of paying $9.99 a month for kid-friendly streaming on Netflix, enjoy Kanopy Kids for free.
Hands-On Learning Kits
Instead of paying $109.99 for a Penworth STEAM Kit, learn at home with a free Pratt Library STEAM to GO Kit.
Instead of paying $44.95 for a read-along book, browse a wide library of free read-along books for kids with BookFlix.
Kids' Arts & Crafts
Got a creative kid? Instead of paying $30 for art classes, visit a Pratt location with hands-on arts and crafts programs for free.