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Planned Giving

Thank you for considering a planned gift to the Enoch Pratt Free Library! Your thoughtful inclusion of the Library in your estate plans will help support the Library’s vital services and programs today and in the future.

Past planned gifts have helped define the Pratt’s role as 21st century library, providing ongoing support for programs, services, and capital improvements. Programs and initiatives supported by these contributions include our annual speaker series, which brings authors, poets, and thought-leaders to Baltimore for free public programs, a children’s services fund that provides vital programming to our youngest readers, and the Branch Improvement Fund that addresses critical facility issues and upgrades at the 21 library branches located throughout the city.

To learn more about planned giving options, please contact Cindi Monahan, the Library’s Director of Institutional Advancement, at or (410) 396-5314.

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The Pratt Legacy Society

The Pratt Legacy Society recognizes and honors those individuals who have made a commitment to support the Enoch Pratt Free Library through their will or other planned gift. As a member of the Legacy Society you will receive invitations to receptions and events throughout the year and be recognized in our annual donor publication. Most importantly, your gift will inspire the next generation of readers and life-long learners. Your support will ensure that the Pratt remains a place of possibility for generations to come. Thank you!

If you have not already done so, please let us know of your intentions so that we may thank you for your generosity.

To learn more about the Legacy Society, please contact Cindi Monahan, the Library’s Director of Institutional Advancement, at or (410) 396-5314.

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Make A Gift

Your gifts provide crucial support for a wide range of Library programs and services that receive little or no public funding.

Donate Your Books, Media & Other Items
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Donate Your Books, Media & Other Items

Consider supporting the Pratt Library with a donation of gently used books, magazines, or DVDs.