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Announcement The Central Library is open regularly scheduled hours. We are addressing the issue with the Central Library phone's answering message and appreciate your patience.

Location Closure The Govans Branch is closed through Friday, May 31 due to facility maintenance.

Announcement Some online catalog functions including account login, hold requests, and new account creation will be unavailable due to software maintenance Tuesday, May 28 through Thursday, May 30.


Contact a Social Worker

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Social Worker in the Library provides free one-on-one advising from a social worker, no appointment necessary.

Email socialworker@prattlibrary.org or call the social worker in your geographic area Monday through Friday to get help with a variety of issues. In-person services are available during the drop-in hours listed below, Monday through Friday.

For more information, contact the social worker in your geographic area:

Get help with:

  • Food access (SNAP benefits)
  • Referral to mental health resources

  • Senior resources
  • Health care and insurance
  • Utility assistance and water bill assistance
  • Other services, just ask!
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Drop-In Hours

Drop-in hours are available at the following branches, no appointment necessary!

Need help? Email socialworker@prattlibrary.org or call the contact for your branch if you need assistance.

Brooklyn
Mariel Sass: (443) 418-3873
Thursday, 11 am – 4 pm
Central Library
Sam Chan: (443) 983-0824
Tuesday, 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday, 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday, 1 pm – 4 pm
Pennsylvania Avenue
Sheila Miller (Tue/Thur): (667) 392-9785
LaTia Glasgow (Wed): (443) 677-6002
Tuesday, 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday, 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday, 11 am – 4 pm
Southeast Anchor Library
Mariel Sass: (443) 418-3873
Tuesday, 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday, 11 am – 4 pm
Waverly
Sam Chan: (443) 983-0824
Monday, 1 pm – 4 pm
Lawyer in the Library
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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.

Housing Navigators
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Housing Navigators


Community members can get help with finding stable housing, education, advocacy, and more at select Pratt locations.