Maryland State Library Resource Center

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Humanities Department

Humanities DepartmentThe Humanities Department provides customers with resources to explore questions about how we describe our worlds, communicate with each other, and what we believe. Here too is information about entertainers and reviews of their films.

Subject Areas:

  • Bible and Bible study
  • Book collecting
  • Classical Literature
  • Etiquette
  • Film
  • Grammar
  • Graphic Novels
  • Humor
  • Linguistics and languages, including English as a second language
  • Library Science
  • Literary criticism
  • Philosophy
  • Play scripts
  • Poetry
  • Religion
  • Television history
  • Theater
  • Writing

Collections of Note:

Pamphlet Plays
This collection has 5,000 acting editions for circulation. The Pamphlet Play database, is searchable by author, title, genre, and cast information.

TV Guides
Our collection of TV Guides runs from 1957-Present and are available for in-house reading.

Library Science
This collection covers all areas of library science to help with professional development and programming. We have Library Literature, a particularly good source for in-depth research.

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