Central Library

The front of the Central Library

Located in Downtown Baltimore. Remaining open during the renovation.

Upcoming Events at Central Library

  • Wed, May 31, 6:30 p.m.
    To celebrate Walt Whitman's 198th birthday, we invite you to recite or read up to five minutes of a Walt…
  • Sat, Jun 3, 2:00 p.m.
    After being shipwrecked, lost in the jungle and raised by gorillas, an adult Tarzan (Christopher Skarsgård)…
  • Mon, Jun 5, 5:00 p.m.
    Improve your resume and interview skills in this two-part class with Natasha OrtizFortier of Creative…
  • Wed, Jun 7, 10:00 a.m.
    Learn about computer software and hardware, as well as how to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn about…

Departments and Collections

Features and Services


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.
Holiday closings schedule


400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Contact Info

  • 410-396-5430
  • 410-396-1441 (fax)
  • Email us