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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.

In-Person Health Assessments

Nurses will be able to assist with:

  • General health assessments

  • Blood pressure checks

  • Medicine education

  • Finding healthcare providers

  • Referrals for care

  • Health education and promotion

  • Accessing digital health resources and telehealth

The nurses cannot assist with first aid, wound care, emergency services, diagnosis of illness, or vaccinations.

Anyone experiencing a medical emergency should call 911.


Central Library Wednesdays, May 22 — August 14 (except June 19)
from 10 am to 4pm
nurse consultation
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Wellness at the Pratt is a partnership between the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

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At-Home COVID-19 Tests
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At-Home COVID-19 Tests

The Pratt is offering a limited number of COVID-19 at-home rapid testing kits, while supplies last.

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Social Worker in the Library

The Pratt is pleased to provide free assistance with social services to the community at five Library locations.

Wellness Events
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Wellness Events

Join us for free, wellness-focused events and programming at your local library location.