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Location Closure The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed for facility maintenance. The Walbrook Branch is closed for HVAC repairs.

Location Closure The Central Library will be closing Saturday, March 2 @ 2 PM due to an event.

Visiting & Using the Library

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Book a Librarian


Book a free 60 minute appointment, in-person, by phone, or on video chat to learn from a subject specialist librarian.

Live Chat with a Librarian
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Live Chat with a Librarian


Have a question? Live chat with a Pratt librarian for help finding books and materials, research guidance, and more!

Marina Interlibrary Loan
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Marina Interlibrary Loan


Search public libraries across Maryland for books, articles, and other materials.

Community & Meeting Rooms
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Community & Meeting Rooms


Reserve a Pratt Library room for your meeting, book club, or other community event.

Books by Mail
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Books by Mail


Baltimore City residents of all ages who are unable to visit the library due to a permanent or temporary disability can request books and other library materials to be sent via mail.

Assistive Technology & Accessibility
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Assistive Technology & Accessibility


Learn more about accessibility services online and at Pratt Library locations.

Community Assistance at the Pratt

COVID-19 Test Kits
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COVID-19 Test Kits


At-home COVID-19 test kits are available at library branches while supplies last.

Social Impact Programs
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Social Impact Programs


Community members can get free assistance from lawyers, social workers, nurses, recovery specialists, and more in Pratt locations.

Passport Services
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Passport Services


Need to apply for a passport? The Central Library accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. State Department.

Mobile Outreach Services
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Mobile Outreach Services


Pratt Library vehicles bring the Bookmobile, Mobile Job Center, and Community Wi-Fi to the Baltimore community.

Job & Career Information Center
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Job & Career Center

Job & Career Information Center


Take advantage of free job and career services including workshops, training, events, and one-on-one coaching.

Computers & Internet Access

On-Site Computer & Internet Access
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On-Site Computer & Internet Access


Enjoy free access to computers and the internet at all Pratt Library locations.

Computer & Internet Devices
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Computer & Internet Devices


With a Pratt Library card, you can borrow devices like Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile hotspots to get online from the comfort of your home.

Computer Training
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Computer Training


Learn computer basics, job and career computer skills, and more.

Copies, Printing, Scanning & Fax
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Copies, Printing, Scanning & Fax


Pratt Library locations are equipped with black and white and colors printers, copiers, and fax services.

Outdoor Wi-Fi
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Outdoor Wi-Fi


Free Wi-Fi is available outside of select Pratt Library branch buildings.

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Colleen K.

“I needed to find an obscure dissertation and I asked through the online chat. From start to finish, the staff were friendly, communicative and helpful.”

Molly R.

“The computer classes being made available for free to the public are a tremendous resource. The branch I'm currently taking classes in is easily accessible with parking.”

Kathryn B.

“Services provided are in abundance and access to books and activities are outstanding.”

Jeri P.

“The Pratt system not only has a great and easily accessible collection, but the system works to address inequities in our city through programs and other means.”

Katherine M.