Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

kid's books and kid-sized tables and chairs at the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

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, Mar 24, 1:00 p.m.
    Paint a spring scene while enjoying coffee and a pastry. Materials supplied. Please call 410-396-0399…
  • Mon, Mar 26, 5:00 p.m.
    The film follows a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles…
  • Wed, Mar 28, 2:30 p.m.
    Take a virtual reality tour around the world and see your favorite vacation place.
  • Wed, Mar 28, 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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New Hours appear in red.
Mon:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri:10:00 a.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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