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

  • Sat, Jun 2, 2:00 p.m.
    Celebrate the history of the doughnut. Come and learn how the humble doughnut helped change lives.
  • Thu, Jun 7, 1:00 p.m.
    Do you need one-on-one personal assistance from a librarian? Whether you need help downloading an ebook,…
  • Sat, Jun 9, 3:00 p.m.
    Read and discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.
  • Mon, Jun 18, 2:00 p.m.
    Would you like to read your favorite books to your friends? Or do you want to be one of the listeners?…

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.


New Hours appear in red.
Mon:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule


2001 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21213

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