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Teens


Ages 12—18

From learning how to write poetry to gaming with friends, Enoch Pratt Free Library has a program for you. Each branch also features a Young Adult section with a wide variety of books, research materials, and media for teens.


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We Are All So Good at Smiling

We Are All So Good at Smiling

Amber McBride
The Davenports

The Davenports

Krystal Marquis
The Cartographers

The Cartographers

Amy Zhang
Promise Boys

Promise Boys

Nick Brooks
Chain of Thorns

Chain of Thorns

Cassandra Clare
I Was Born For This

I Was Born For This

Alice Oseman
My Hero Academia 33

My Hero Academia 33

Kohei Horikoshi
Boruto Naruto Next Generations 16

Boruto Naruto Next Generations 16

Masashi/ Ikemoto Kishimoto
Blue Period 12

Blue Period 12

Tsubasa Yamaguchi
Forest Hills Bootleg Society

Forest Hills Bootleg Society

Dave Baker
The Magic Fish

The Magic Fish

Trung Le Nguyen
Long Way Down

Long Way Down

Jason Reynolds
How To Be A (Young) Antiracist

How To Be A (Young) Antiracist

Ibram X. Kendi
Victory. Stand!

Victory. Stand!

Tommie Smith
Luminary

Luminary

Kate Scelsa
Inheritance

Inheritance

Elizabeth Acevedo
Freedom!

Freedom!

Jetta Grace Martin
You Call This Democracy?

You Call This Democracy?

Elizabeth Rusch
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One Book Baltimore Showcase


The student showcase features contributions from local Baltimore students including works of art and expression inspired by this year's selected title, Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez.

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Teen Writing Contest


High school students ages 14 to 19 can submit an essay or poem about a time you experienced kindness and the impact it had on you for the chance to win up to $300. Submission deadline is February 14.

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Black History Month


Celebrate and learn about Black History Month with free events both online and in person at Pratt locations.

Upcoming Programs & Events

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2023 Teen Writing Contest All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Monday – Feb 6
2023 Teen Writing Contest All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Monday – Feb 6 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Tuesday – Feb 7
2023 Teen Writing Contest All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Wednesday – Feb 8
2023 Teen Writing Contest All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Downloads & Streaming Media

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Kanopy


Browse a large catalog of educational, entertaining, and enriching films for adults, teens, and kids.

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Hoopla


Use your Pratt Library card to borrow free movies, music, eBooks, comics, and TV shows.

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OverDrive


Log in with your Pratt Library card to download popular eBooks and audiobooks for teens.

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PressReader


Browse and read current issues of over 7,000 newspapers and magazines, including the Baltimore Sun.

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Get a Pratt Library Card

Maryland residents can now apply online for an eCard that allows access to all of Enoch Pratt Free Library’s digital resources including eBooks, streaming media, and databases. It’s easier than ever to get a Pratt Library card! We have loosened restrictions to getting a card to access our resources. Anyone who lives or owns property in Maryland is eligible for a free library card.

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Featured Databases & Services

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African-American History


This electronic encyclopedia includes thousands of entries covering the entire breadth of African-American history - from African beginnings through the slave trade and the Civil Rights Movement to the present.

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Homework Help & Tutoring


Homework Help & Tutoring With HelpNow, you’re just a click away from expert tutors, one-on-one homework help, skills building, and a 24 hour writing lab.

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Computer & Internet Devices


With a Pratt Library card, you can borrow devices like Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile hotspots to get online from the comfort of your home.

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Teen Library of Things


Get creative and learn new skills without the price tag! Use your library card to check out equipment from coding robots to sewing machines with the Pratt Library of Things collection.