Maryland State Library Resource Center

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Public Program Catalog

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The State Library Resource Center offers a variety of public program opportunities to support Maryland libraries and their customers. SLRC subject specialists deliver programs around the state at library branches and other locations. Programs are organized in the document below by broad subject categories and can be customized in length and content to meet the needs of libraries and library customers. To schedule a program, request a program you do not see listed here, or discuss your customers’ program needs, please contact John Jewitt, Manager of the Social Science and History Department at 410-396-5320 or

Public Program Catalog (PDF)

New Programs in 2018


American Military Records: Who, When, What, Why and Where

Tracing the life of an ancestor who served in the military can be challenging and military records can provide a wealth of information if you know where to look. Learn how to determine whether or not your ancestor served, the types of records available, what you can find in them, and where to find them—both online and in print. Whether you are new to military records, or have been researching them for years, come join us as we explore the potential of military records in genealogy.

Researching Your Family History Using the Maryland State Library Resource Center

Find out how the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Maryland State Library Resource Center's collection and resources can assist you in researching your ancestors. Topics include the types of materials available in the Library's collection, how to access these materials, how our librarian subject specialists can help, how you can prepare for your visit, and much more.

Information And Media Literacy

Internet Safety

Staying safe on the Internet these days is no easy task and the Library is here to help. Online actions can have offline consequences: find out the keys to staying safe online including how to keep your private information private, checking information before you click on it or share it, and understanding how to be a good digital citizen. Topics also covered include cyber-bullying, maintaining a healthy relationship with online use, and online "manners."

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