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Announcement All Library locations will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm with COVID-19 safety procedures in place. Libraries will be closed Sundays and Mondays. Learn more.

Announcement Saturday, January 29 at-home COVID-19 test kits will be available at all Pratt locations from 10 am - 12 pm. Library services will begin at 12 pm. Learn more.

Canton

Pratt locations are open at 50% capacity with COVID-19 safety procedures in place. Learn more.

Closed now; Opening @ 10:00 AM

1030 S. Ellwood Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

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Public Transportation

Bus

Take CityLink Navy (Route 1) from the corner of Pratt and Calvert Street to Eastern and East Avenue. Head west on Eastern Avenue toward S. Robinson St. Turn left on S. Ellwood Avenue.

For more public transportation information, visit the Maryland Transit Administration.

Day Opens   Closes
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Sunday CLOSED
Holiday Closing Schedule
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Holidays & Early Closings

All Pratt Library locations will be closed on the following days:

Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 17, 2022
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 21, 2022
Good Friday Friday, April 15, 2022
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 17, 2022
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2022
Juneteenth Sunday, June 19, 2022
Juneteenth (Observed) Monday, June 20, 2022
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2022
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2022
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 10, 2022
Election Day Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Veterans Day Friday, November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2022
Christmas Day Sunday, December 25, 2022
Christmas Day (Observed) Monday, December 26, 2022
Canton Branch

The Canton Branch serves the Canton, Highlandtown, and Brewers Hill neighborhoods.

The Canton branch was opened at Ellwood Avenue and O’Donnell Street on February 15, 1886. Nearly a century after its opening, the building was restored in 1894. It was recently reopened following an extensive renovation. Read more Pratt location history.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday – Feb 1
Interactive Movie Kit: Toy Story Canton Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Feb 1
Take & Make: DIY Bouncy Ball Canton Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Feb 1
Take & Make: Kindness Kit Canton Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Feb 1 4:00 PM
Preschool Storytime Canton Program Details
Program Details
Wednesday – Feb 2
Interactive Movie Kit: Toy Story Canton Program Details
Program Details

Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. ADA accessible
  3. Free street parking
  4. Bike parking
  5. Free Wi-Fi
  6. Computers for public use
  7. Photocopier and printing services
  8. Children and Teen sections
  9. Job and Career assistance
  10. Events and programs for all ages
  11. Self check-out
Sidewalk Service Available

Make an appointment to check out library materials, print remotely, and borrow computer and internet devices with contactless pickup.

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“The Enoch Pratt Free Library is an outstanding resource for our community and the staff at the Canton Branch is helpful, kind, and welcoming.”

Daniel P. – Canton Branch

“Friendly staff, great selection of books, quick delivery times.”

Aviva B. – Canton Branch