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Announcement All Pratt locations are open at 50% capacity with COVID-19 safety procedures in place. Learn more.

Visit the Library & Check Out Materials

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Library Reopening


Pratt Library locations are open at 50% capacity with COVID-19 safety procedures in place.

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Sidewalk Service


A contact-free way for Pratt Library card holders to check out and pick-up books and other library materials.

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Marina Interlibrary Loan


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

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Books by Mail


Baltimore city residents can now request for books and other library materials to be sent to you via mail.

Get Assistance from the Pratt

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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!

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Book a Librarian


Book a free 60 minute video chat appointment to learn from a subject specialist librarian.

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Lawyer in the Library


Get free one-on-one legal advice on a variety of issues, both in person and online.

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Social Worker in the Library


Get free, one-on-one advice on a variety of social issues, by online video or telephone.

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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.

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Assistive Technology & Accessibility


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

Computers, Printing & Internet Access

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Drive-In Wi-Fi


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

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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.

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Remote Printing


Your Pratt Library card now gives you access to a contact-free, remote printing service.

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Computer Training


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

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On-Site Computer & Internet Access


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

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Copies, Printing, Scanning & Fax


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

Community Outreach

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Mobile Outreach


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

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Wash and Learn Initiative


The Wash and Learn Initiative transforms laundromats across Baltimore into access points for digital learning.

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Chromebook Cohort


Eligible customers receive a long-term Chromebook loan, Wi-Fi hotspot, and professional support with the Chromebook Cohort program.

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In-Home Internet Access


The Pratt is providing selected households free in-home internet access for one year in partnership with Project Waves.

“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.

“Love, love, love being able to get back into the library to browse. I took out quite a few books during the pandemic when no inside access was allowed and the staff was always pleasant and helpful.”

Linda S.

“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.

“I appreciate all of the resources that are available and the helpful staff!”

Derek S.

“Great service and selection. The Library staff has gone above and beyond to keep the collection accessible during COVID.”

Helena G.