About The Library

Hours of the Enoch Pratt Free Library

Telephone Reference Services

The Telephone Reference Service has been operating at the Pratt Library since 1967.

Service Hours

Mon: 9:00 a.m. - 6:55 p.m.
Tue: 9:00 a.m. - 6:55 p.m.
Wed: 9:00 a.m. - 6:55 p.m.
Thu: 9:00 a.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Sunday hours apply October - May

How it Works

  • Call 410-396-5430 for answers to reference questions.
  • Librarians can give you brief, factual answers on many subjects.
  • Questions are usually answered within five minutes.
  • If your question requires more resources, or is more complex, your call will be redirected to a subject specialist.