Obsessed with BirdBox?

Get your blindfolds out.  Okay.. you might need your eyes for this. Before it was a hit Netflix movie, BirdBox was a book.

BirdBox by Josh Malerman

Something is out there . . . Something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from.

Get your eBook on Hoopla Digital today.. or check out the e-Audiobook on Overdrive. 

Book Bowl 2017: Pratt Library vs. Houston Public Library

Help Baltimore Library take on Houston Library in the 2017 Book Bowl

It’s a battle over books… a rumble in the reading room… a smack down in the stacks.  Okay, maybe it’s not that serious.

But 2017 Book Bowl is here!

As the Baltimore Ravens take on the Houston Texans tonight, the Pratt Library will be taking on the Houston Public Library in a fundraising fight.  The library that gets the most online donations between kickoff of Monday Night Football and midnight on Giving Tuesday wins.

So help Baltimore top Houston… and we can all do a little touchdown dance!

Hot Summer Reads

Recommended by Will Johnson, Northwood Branch Manager

Click the cover to reserve your copy now at the Pratt Library!



After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

Baltimore favorite, Laura Lippman’s page turner “After I’m Gone” is the addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance echoes through the lives of the wife, mistress and daughters he left behind.







The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

This classic adventure story is the tale of Edmond Dantès– thrown in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Dantès learns of a treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo.  There, the revenge plot begins.







Original Gangsta’s: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the birth of West Coast Rap by Ben Westhoff

A monumental, revealing narrative about the artists at the forefront of West Coast hip hop.