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H. L. Mencken Room

The Collection

The Mencken Room houses one of the most important Mencken collection in the world, including the books in Mencken's personal library, typescripts and proofs of Mencken articles and books, correspondence, and other Mencken artifacts.

The Mencken Room is open to the public each year on Mencken Day, which is held on the Saturday closest to his birthday on September 12.

Hours

Mon:closed
Tue:closed
Wed:closed
Thu:closed
Fri:closed
Sat:closed
Sun:closed
By Appointment.
Holiday closings schedule

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H.L. Mencken Room
Central Library
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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