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With no overdue fines to forgive, Pratt Library launches Food for Friends donation drive

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The Enoch Pratt Free Library’s annual Food for Fines donation drive quietly disappeared this past summer, when the library system progressively opted to eliminate overdue borrowing charges altogether. But from the ashes of that noble campaign comes Food for Friends, which is essentially the same deal to help address that crucial cause of widespread hunger.

Enoch Pratt Free Library spotlighted on ‘Good Morning America’

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Your local library is one of the Nicest Places in America, according to “Good Morning America” and Reader’s Digest.

Enoch Pratt eliminating all overdue fines in effort to eliminate ‘barrier to access’

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The Enoch Pratt Free Library is joining a small but growing list of library systems in major cities that are doing away with fines for patrons.

Pratt Library Announces Expanded Hours

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All branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library will extend hours and remain open six days a week, CEO Heidi Daniel announced today. And rather than open on a staggered schedule, libraries across the city will all open at 10 a.m.

‘Food for Fines’ Hunger Drive Returns to Baltimore Libraries This Month

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Coast Guard members volunteer at the Maryland Food Bank. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert Brazzell, via Wikimedia Commons.

The time has come for Baltimore’s library patrons to once again shed their debt while helping out some hungry Maryland families.

Enoch Pratt Free Library and Friends School Present Writers LIVE, an Evening with Kwame Alexander

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Join Friends School of Baltimore and the Enoch Pratt Free Library for Writers LIVE, an evening with Kwame Alexander, on Monday, March 6, at 6 pm, in the Friends School Auditorium (# 3A on the campus map).

The New Yorker Profiles Librarian of Congress, Former Enoch Pratt CEO Carla Hayden

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From her standpoint as the United States’ new top librarian, former Enoch Pratt Free Library CEO Carla Hayden still looks very fondly upon her 23 years spent leading Baltimore’s public library system.

Enoch Pratt Hires Former WJZ Reporter Meghan McCorkell as Communications Director

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One of Baltimore’s well-known faces in TV news began a new job today working for the city’s library system.

Carla Hayden Sworn in as Librarian of Congress After Fond Baltimore Farewell

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Carla Hayden
Carla Hayden

Carla Hayden made her new post officially official on Wednesday when she was sworn in as the nation’s top librarian.

Enoch Pratt’s Carla Hayden is Officially the Librarian of Congress

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Carla Hayden
Carla Hayden

There were a few Senators against her, but it’s now official: Carla Hayden is leaving the top job at Enoch Pratt Free Library to head up the Library of Congress.

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