Clifton Branch

Clifton Branch side view

The site for the Clifton Branch located on the corner of 20th and Wolfe Streets was donated by Frank and Florence Novak in 1914.  The branch was later erected in 1916 with funds given by Andrew Carnegie.

Upcoming Events at Clifton Branch

  • Mon, Nov 7, 1:00 p.m.
    Engineer artistic neighborhood scenes in celebration of the Clifton Branch 100th Anniversary.
  • Fri, Nov 18, 1:00 p.m.
    Join us for our 100th Birthday celebration. Historical displays from the Pratt Library collections and…
  • Fri, Dec 2, 3:30 p.m.
    Seasonal STEM crafts to create and take with you.
  • Fri, Dec 30, 2:00 p.m.
    Charles Dugger presents the principles of Kwanzaa.

Features and Services

  • Public computers with Internet access
  • A computer with children's program for fun and learning
  • Variety of programs for children and teens
  • Variety of manga and graphic novels available
  • Computer printers - 5 free prints per day
  • On-street parking and nearby garage
  • Steps to Applying for a Job Online
    Here's a quick and easy guide to get you started.


Mon:1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tue:1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed:1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Fri:1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule

Visit Us

Clifton Branch
2001 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21213

Contact Us

  • 410-396-0984
  • 866-582-9007 (fax)