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Thank You for Joining Us!

Summer Break Baltimore 2022 has wrapped up after a successful summer of reading, events, and activities! During the months of June, July, and August Summer Break Baltimore participants entered weekly prize drawings by completing activities like attending programs, reading books, and visiting the library.

Prizes included gift cards to local attractions and book stores, tech gadgets, and games. Each Summer Break Baltimore participant also received a kit, which included a bookmark, scratch off card, and a free book to help readers build their home library.

Check back here for information about next year's Summer Break Baltimore. In the meantime, browse the Pratt Library events calendar to explore year-round programming for all ages.

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Free Sumer Break kits for all ages

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Congratulations to our prize winners!

Summer Break Baltimore by the Numbers

This year's Summer Break Baltimore was record-breaking, advancing literacy and learning in thousands of homes across the city of Baltimore.

  • More than 15,000 participants
  • More than 29,000 books read
  • Nearly 20,000 activities logged
  • More than 14,000 library visits
  • Over 5,600 events attended
  • More than 15,000 Summer Break kits received

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Young Children

Spark imagination with books and games for children under 5 and programs like storytime and arts and crafts.

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