Govans Branch

Govans Branch, front exterior

Located in the heart of Govans just off York Road near Govans Elementary School, just two blocks from the famous Senator Theater and busy Belvedere Square, the Govans Branch serves the communities of North Central Baltimore including Govans, Belvedere, Homeland, and Radnor- Winston. Read its history

Upcoming Events at Govans Branch

  • Fri, Mar 24, 3:30 p.m.
    Bring your imagination and create with LEGOS. Build something big, something small, something new or…
  • Tue, Apr 11, 6:00 p.m.
    Learn how to preserve memories in scrapbooks, cards, letters, and pictures.
  • Sat, Apr 22, 2:00 p.m.
    The Friends of the Govans Library is pleased to host Wayne Schaumberg for a slide-illustrated talk about…
  • Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 p.m.
    Calling all princes and princesses, all knights and fairies! Come to the Fairy Tale Ball and enjoy live…

Features and Services

  • Public computers with Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • A computer with children's programs
  • Books!
  • Large collection of graphic novels
  • Large collection of DVDs and books on CD
  • Wide variety of programs, including many for children, teens, families and adults.
  • Computer printers - 5 free prints per day
  • Photocopying machine
  • Meeting room available for community groups, 150 person capacity
  • On-street parking and nearby garage
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Tue:12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thu:12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri:12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule

Visit Us

Govans Branch
5714 Bellona Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21212

Contact Us

  • 410-396-6098
  • 866-362-7449 (fax)