Did you know at Digital Maryland, you can explore the genius of poet and author Edgar Allan Poe, who called Baltimore home for many years, through the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s collection of letters and artifacts from his life. The most Poe-etic artifact in the collection dedicated to a man best known for the macabre? Perhaps this framed lock of hair from both Poe and his young wife, Virginia Clemm Poe.
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All day we are highlighting our Light Street Branch, located at 1251 Light Street. In the heart of Federal Hill just blocks from the Cross Street Market, the Light Street Branch serves South Baltimore communities including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Otterbein, and Sharp-Leadenhall.
Light Street is open until 5:30pm tonight. Come say hi!
Historical videos of Dr. King’s most memorable moments
As we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, the Pratt Library can help you learn more about the civil rights leader. Our Access Video service allows you to view historical videos of Dr. King. From commentary, to news conferences, speeches, biographies and interviews, the Access Video collection lets you to relive some of the Dr. King’s most notable moments.
Martin’s Big Wordsuses quotes from some of Dr. King’s most memorable speeches and vibrant watercolor paintings to bring Dr. King’s words to life.
The popularity for Pratt E-Books is on the rise, with a more than 16% jump in just the past six months. From the latest hot title, to the classics, and everything in between, you can find it all FOR FREE.