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Location Closure The Reisterstown Road branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed until further notice for facility maintenance.

Young Children


Ages 0—5

Spark imagination with books and games for children under 5 at each Enoch Pratt Free Library branch. Young children and their caregivers can also enjoy programs like storytime and arts and crafts.

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Hair Love Abcs
Hair Love Abcs

Hair Love Abcs

Matthew A. Cherry
One
One

One

Ruth Forman
Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly

Gail Gibbons
The Avengers
The Avengers

The Avengers

George Pérez
Purring, Rolling, Stretching
Purring, Rolling, Stretching

Purring, Rolling, Stretching

Chihiro Ishizu
Let's Go Shopping!
Let's Go Shopping!

Let's Go Shopping!

Patty Michaels
Baller Ina
Baller Ina

Baller Ina

Liz Casal
Window Fishing
Window Fishing

Window Fishing

DK Dyson
Tiny Barbarian Conquers the Kraken!
Tiny Barbarian Conquers the Kraken!

Tiny Barbarian Conquers the Kraken!

Ame Dyckman
Ways To Play
Ways To Play

Ways To Play

Lyn Miller-Lachmann
Together We Swim
Together We Swim

Together We Swim

Valerie Bolling
Carina Felina
Carina Felina

Carina Felina

Carmen Agra Deedy
Time For the Vet, Snoopy!
Time For the Vet, Snoopy!

Time For the Vet, Snoopy!

Patty Michaels
Interrupting Cow and The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
Interrupting Cow and The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

Interrupting Cow and The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

Jane Yolen
Pirate Adventure
Pirate Adventure

Pirate Adventure

Annie Auerbach
It's Optimus Prime Time!
It's Optimus Prime Time!

It's Optimus Prime Time!

Patty Michaels
Try A Bite, Trilobite
Try A Bite, Trilobite

Try A Bite, Trilobite

Jonathan Fenske
Cat Vs. Vac
Cat Vs. Vac

Cat Vs. Vac

Kaz Windness
Sesame Street My Favorite Holidays!
Sesame Street My Favorite Holidays!

Sesame Street My Favorite Holidays!

Shimmer and Shine. Magical Mischief
Shimmer and Shine. Magical Mischief

Shimmer and Shine. Magical Mischief

Llama Llama. Fun With Friends!
Llama Llama. Fun With Friends!

Llama Llama. Fun With Friends!

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig

Blaze and The Monster Machines. Axle City Grand Prix
Blaze and The Monster Machines. Axle City Grand Prix

Blaze and The Monster Machines. Axle City Grand Prix

Pbs Kids
Pbs Kids

Pbs Kids

Fall Fun
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Young children's events fall 2023 - author talk, kids yoga, fall crafts

Fall Fun


Join us for fall crafts, attend a special children's author visit, explore Hispanic heritage, or relax with yoga for little ones.

Read to Reef
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Read to Reef


Baltimore-area students in fifth grade or younger can earn free admission to the National Aquarium by reading books in the Read to Reef Book Club.

Hear a Story
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Young children storytime - cheerful librarian with a stuffed animal, and  toddlers and parents on the floor

Hear a Story


Join us for stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning.

Upcoming Programs & Events

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Grand Reopening Celebration TODAY 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Grand Reopening Celebration Pennsylvania Ave Program Details
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Baby & Toddler Storytime TODAY 10:30 AM
Baby & Toddler Storytime Central Library Program Details
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Canceled: Big Chestnut Month Monday – Oct 2 3:30 AM to 4:30 AM
Canceled: Big Chestnut Month Forest Park Program Details
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STEAM Wednesdays Wednesday – Oct 4 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
STEAM Wednesdays Central Library Program Details
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Become a Bubble Scientist! Saturday – Oct 7 1:00 PM
Become a Bubble Scientist! Edmondson Ave Program Details
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Downloads & Streaming Media

Find eBooks, magazines, audiobooks, movies, and more for kids. Accessible in all Pratt Library locations or from home with your library card.

BookFlix
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Bookflix

BookFlix


BookFlix pairs an animated story with a nonfiction eBook for a truly unique interactive reading experience.

OverDrive
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OverDrive


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

Kanopy Kids
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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids


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

Hoopla
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Hoopla


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

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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

Scholastic Teachables
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Scholastic Teachables


Find learning tools for students in grades K–6 in this online database of tens of thousands of ready-to-use educational materials.

National Geographic for Kids
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Nat Geo Kids - online kids magazine, books, videos, and more

National Geographic for Kids


Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space with National Geographic for Kids.

Watch & Learn Library
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Watch & Learn Library - database for kids by Scholastic

Watch & Learn Library


A Scholastic library of educational videos for young learners in grades PreK–3 featuring 230+ nonfiction videos.

World Book Online for Kids
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World Book Online for Kids


Find easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, and more for young students.