Anyone who lives or owns property in Maryland is eligible for a free Pratt Library card; there are no age restrictions.
Out of town visitors may inquire about getting a visitor pass for computer use.
For users without a regular library card who want instant access to online resources.
Limits: Only eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, streaming media, and research databases may be accessed with this card
Apply: Online eCard Registration
By Age Group
For ages 7-12. Parent or guardian registers in person with the child present (preferred). If child has proper ID, they may get a library card if their parent or guardian is not present.
For ages 13-17. If parent or guardian is not present, young adults may register themselves with proper ID.
For Baltimore City educators and registered home school parents
Eligible: teachers of Baltimore City public, private, and parochial schools; licensed day care centers and nursery schools; and registered home school parents (see details)
Limits: 30 items that will circulate for 6 weeks. Materials may be renewed once for 6 more weeks.
Teacher Card Form
For companies / non-profits
Limits: For the use of a company in carrying out its work.
Must show ID as an authorized user
Firm Card Form
For one day computer access only
Limits: For computers, printing and copying only.
Apply: Must present