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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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Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose

Angie Thomas
Black Canary

Black Canary

Alexandra Monir
This Is How We Fly

This Is How We Fly

Anna Meriano
Finding My Voice

Finding My Voice

Marie G. Lee
Cast In Firelight

Cast In Firelight

Dana Swift
Charming As A Verb

Charming As A Verb

Ben Philippe
Juliet Takes A Breath.

Juliet Takes A Breath.

GABY RIVERA
My Hero Academia 26.

My Hero Academia 26.

KOHEI HORIKOSHI
Black Clover 24.

Black Clover 24.

YUKI TABATA
Moonstruck. Vol. 3, Troubled Waters

Moonstruck. Vol. 3, Troubled Waters

Grace Ellis
Flamer

Flamer

Mike Curato
Long Way Down

Long Way Down

Jason Reynolds
The Black Friend

The Black Friend

Frederick Joseph
The Beautiful Struggle

The Beautiful Struggle

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Thank You For Coming To My Ted Talk

Thank You For Coming To My Ted Talk

Chris Anderson
March. Book One

March. Book One

John Lewis
You Call This Democracy?

You Call This Democracy?

Elizabeth Rusch
Tv Exposes Brutality On the Selma March

Tv Exposes Brutality On the Selma March

Danielle Smith-Llera
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One Book Baltimore


One Book Baltimore provides opportunities for Baltimore City 7th and 8th graders, their families, and community members to connect through literature by reading the same book.

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Writers LIVE for Teens


Virtually meet popular YA authors and join us for Q&A’s, discussion, and more.

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Read Woke Challenge

Read Woke Challenge


Read four books from our suggested reading list to get a free T-shirt, free book, and more! For Baltimore city teens, now through May 2021.

Upcoming Virtual Programs & Events

TOMORROW 12:00 AM
Pratt Teens on Discord! Virtual Event Program Details
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TOMORROW 12:00 AM
Read Woke Challenge Virtual Event Program Details
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TOMORROW 12:00 AM
What Happened This Week? News Quiz for Kids Virtual Event Program Details
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Tuesday – Feb 2 4:00 PM
Generation Write Now: Creative Writing Workshop Series Virtual Event Program Details
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Tuesday – Feb 2 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Generation Write Now: Creative Writing Workshop Series Virtual Event 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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Databases


Research and search articles, streaming media, and documents across dozens of subjects with your Pratt library card.

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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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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.

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Mobile Hotspots & Tablets


With a Pratt Library card, students are now able to borrow tablets and mobile Wi-Fi hotspots from the Pratt Library.

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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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Virtual Learning


Let the Library help you with virtual learning, homeschooling, and more. These Pratt Library resources can help teens stay busy and keep learning.