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Thank You for Joining Us!

Summer Break Baltimore 2021 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 box, which included a bookmark, scratch off card, and a free book to help readers build their home library.

Did you participate in Summer Break Baltimore this year? Fill out a survey and let us know your thoughts.

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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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 13,000 participants
  • Nearly 26,000 activities logged
  • More than 18,000 books read
  • 20,000+ books contributed to home libraries
  • 52 prizes awarded
  • More than 15,000 Summer Break boxes 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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Kids


Learn a new skill, make crafts, browse a large collection of children’s books and research databases.