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Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

exterior corner of the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, after renovations

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

  • Thu, Sep 18, 11:00 a.m.
    An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their…
     
  • Thu, Sep 18, 3:30 p.m.
    Play adventure and sports-type games on the Nintendo Wii.
     
  • Mon, Sep 22, 5:00 p.m.
    When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to…
     
  • Wed, Sep 24, 6:00 p.m.
    Come to the meeting of the Friends of the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch Library. Join other interested members…
     

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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Hours

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.
Sun:closed
Holiday closings schedule

Visit Us

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

Contact Us

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