Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

Young Adult (teens) area at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch with bookshelves, chairs and tables

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.

Calendar @ Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

  • Mon, Nov 30, 5:00 p.m.
    Amanda lives in Los Angeles and is a movie trailer editor. Iris lives in Surrey, England and is a journalist.…
  • Mon, Nov 30, 5:30 p.m.
    Course Content: In this six-session series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer)…
  • Tue, Dec 1, 11:00 a.m.
    Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.
  • Wed, Dec 2, 5:00 p.m.
    Watch Anime on the big screen. Discuss manga and graphic novels. Enjoy drawing characters and scenes…

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

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Pennsylvania Avenue Branch
1531 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217

Contact Us

  • 410-396-0399
  • 410-396-0025 (fax)