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.

Upcoming Events at Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

  • Mon, Oct 24, 5:00 p.m.
    Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native…
  • Wed, Oct 26, 5:00 p.m.
    Venture into the world of 3D printing techniques, designs, and curiosities.
  • Sat, Oct 29, 12:00 p.m.
    Travel to new lands without leaving your local library! Librarians from the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch will…
  • Mon, Oct 31, 5:00 p.m.
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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

Visit Us

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

Contact Us

  • 410-396-0399
  • 866-580-3191 (fax)