October 30, 2007
Arctic refuge At 6:30 tonight, Jonathan Waterman discusses and signs Where Mountains Are Nameless: Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The reading takes place at the Govans branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 5714 Bellona Ave. Call 410-396-6291 for more information.
February 12, 2003
Baltimore City offices will be closed today in observance of Lincoln's Birthday. No trash or recyclables will be collected. The landfill and transfer station will be closed. Public schools, courts and the Enoch Pratt Free Library will be open. Parking meters must be fed.
December 6, 1990
The Enoch Pratt Free Library has launched a new telephone reference service that will accommodate callers until 11:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday.The new night service complements the Pratt's daytime telephone reference service, which can be reached at 396-5430.
October 10, 2008
On July 23, 2008 Katherine Eleanor Billmire, A memorial service will be held at the Towson Unitarian Universalist Church at 1710 Dulaney Valley Road at 5 P.M. on Saturday, October 11, 2008. Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
November 9, 2005
Tonight at 6:30 p.m., poet Tonya Maria Matthews (also known by her stage name JaHipster) will read from and sign her book Still Swingin': New and Selected Poems. The event takes place at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. Call 410-396-5494 for more information.
October 3, 1999
How better to brighten up a party than with a guest famous for his utter lack of joy! Ah, but this was a party to thank supporters of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, on opening night of the Baltimore Book Festival. And the guest of honor? The Baltimore-connected writer Edgar Allan Poe, as portrayed by actor David Keltz."They don't make melancholics like they used to in the 19th century," sighed Dr. Sarah Begus, as she listened to Keltz recite Poe's "The Raven."Among those sharing the good cheer in the Literary Salon tent at the Mount Vernon book festival site were Carla Hayden, library director; Ronald Owens, president of Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library; Bob Hillman and Peggy Heller, library board trustees; Primus St. John, poet; Fred L. Miller and Sujata Massey, authors; and Charles Longo and Willis White, vice presidents of SlingShot Publishing Co.
February 25, 1997
In yesterday's Today section, the incorrect funding organization was noted for the computer education program at the Pimlico branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. The Whole New World Program at that branch is funded by the Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg Fund. The Annie E. Casey Foundation will fund the program at the Pennsylvania Avenue and Brooklyn branches.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 2/25/97