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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.

Summer Break Baltimore

Summer Break Baltimore 2024

Summer Break Baltimore 2024 begins on June 1, 2024. To celebrate, all locations will host a free kick-off event! See what's happening at the Pratt location closest to you!

Summer Break Baltimore participants can receive a free Summer Break t-shirt upon registration as well as a free book to add to their home library in June, July, and August, available while supplies and sizes last. Title availability will vary, so visit your local library to learn more.

Once registered for Summer Break Baltimore, you can earn entries into monthly prize drawings by reading books and attending programs at the Library! Stop by your nearest Pratt Library location to redeem your raffle tickets each time you read a book or attend a program.

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Summer Break Baltimore is made possible with donations from community members like you.

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Learn more about participating in Summer Break Baltimore as a group.

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Find your closest branch in the city to participate in Summer Break Baltimore.