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Southeast Anchor Library

Features

The Southeast Anchor Library in the heart of Highlandtown is the first new library construction in Baltimore in more than 30 years. Opened May 14, 2007. Dedication: June 9, 2007.

Building features: 

  • Southeast Anchor Library entrance (Photo credit: Jaqueline Watts/Baltimore Guide)27,000 square feet, featuring a glass atrium connecting a 2-1/2 story brick building to a metal and glass building
  • Grounds include piazza at the northwest corner and reading garden at southeast corner
  • Entrances from Eastern Avenue and Fleet Street
  • Children’s area, with Story Room
  • Teen area, with three group study rooms
  • Pratt Center for Technology Training with computer classes open to the public
  • More than 50 computers for public use
  • Meeting Room, Conference Room, and Quiet Study Room
  • Two After-Hours Book Drops and Self-Checkout Station

Collection features: 

  • Floor Plan80,000 volumes
  • Books for adults, teens, and children
  • Spanish collection
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Audio books and DVDs

Services and Programs: 

  • Reference and readers’ advisory assistance
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Free WiFi
  • Free educational and cultural programs for all ages

For hours, directions, and contact information, please visit the Southeast Anchor Library main page. 

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