Central Library

The front of the Central Library

Upcoming Events at Central Library

  • Sat, Dec 10, 10:00 a.m.
    HealthCare Access Maryland Connector staff will be present to answer any questions and to assist with…
     
  • Sat, Dec 10, 10:15 a.m.
    An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their…
     
  • Sat, Dec 10, 11:00 a.m.
    Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Call 410-396-5402 to register groups of 5 or more.
     
  • Sat, Dec 10, 12:00 p.m.
    Nearly all of American Madness, directed by Frank Capra in 1932, occurs in a single location: the Union…
     

Departments and Collections

Features and Services

State Library Resource Center

The Central Library of Baltimore City's public library system, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, was designated the State Library Resource Center (SLRC) by the General Assembly in 1971.

This designation and accompanying State support allow all Maryland citizens to have access to a public library whose resources are unparalleled in the State. SLRC works with regional, local public, school, special and academic libraries which allows materials and information to be shared state-wide. SLRC provides services to Marylanders and serves as a back-up information resource for local libraries and their customers.

Hours

Mon:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun:1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday hours run October through May
Holiday closings schedule

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Central Library
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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