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

  • Sat, Nov 28, 10:00 a.m.
    Learn about the expungement process with Mark Matthews of Clean Slate America. Work with lawyers from…
  • Sat, Nov 28, 2:00 p.m.
    Come display your poetry, rap, music and other talents! Open to all ages. Signup starts at 2 p.m.;…
  • 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.…
  • Tue, Dec 1, 11:00 a.m.
    Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.

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
  • 410-396-0025 (fax)