The Whole Family


Tips for how to engage your whole family in reading including information on how to get FREE books to build your home library, jobs programs and summer reading.

Get FREE Books

Take a family trip to the Maryland Book Bank or The Book Thing to find something for the whole family. Leave with free books you can enjoy together for a lifetime.

Join A Class At the Pratt Library

Your local Pratt Library has classes and activities for kids of all ages. Check out the schedule here.

Summer Meals Site & Summer Programming

Looking for a Summer Meals site or summer programming to enroll your children in. Call 211 or visit their website. You can all types of information from 211 from meal site locations to how to develop parenting skills.

Summer Reading For the Whole Family

Keep your kids reading over the summer so they won’t lose what they learned during the year. Join the Pratt Summer Reading Program for kids K-5th so your child can win prizes just for reading, including free entry to the Aquarium on Library Night. The Pratt Library has Summer Reading programs for all ages, so bring the whole family along!

 Job Resources

Looking for resources to help you find a job? Stop by the Pratt Library’s Job Center or visit the Mayor’s Office of Employment.