Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch - kids area wide panorama

The Pennsylvania Avenue Branch is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue in West Baltimore's 7th Councilmatic district. The branch opened its doors in 1953.

Upcoming Events at Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

  • Sat, Oct 21, 1:00 p.m.
    Join us as we make autumn-themed snacks and desserts, no cooking required. Recipes will be shared. Registration…
  • Mon, Oct 23, 5:00 p.m.
    A New York adman deals with the pain of losing a child by writing letters to Time, Death and Love. He…
  • Wed, Oct 25, 6:00 p.m.
    Join us to discuss A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierly.
  • Mon, Oct 30, 5:00 p.m.
    Take-no-prisoners matriarch Madea battles ghouls and ghosts on Halloween night, all while making sure…

Features and Services

  • Public computers with Internet access
  • A computer with children's programs and games
  • Large collection of manga and graphic novels
  • Wide variety of programs and activities for all ages
  • Computer printers - 5 free prints per day
  • Computers available for employment searching
  • On-street and metered parking
  • Free wireless Internet access
  • Color photocopying available
  • Pratt eLibrary Station to browse eBook collection
  • Fax24 public faxing service available
  • Meeting room available for community groups, 125 person capacity
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Mon:12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed:12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Fri:12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule


1531 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217

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