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

Canton

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

Open now; Closing at 5:00 PM

1030 S. Ellwood Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

Map & Directions  |  Public Transportation
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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 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM 5:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM 5:00 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 18, 2021
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 15, 2021
Good Friday Friday, April 2, 2021
Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2021
Juneteenth Friday, June 18, 2021
Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2021
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 11, 2021
Veterans Day Thursday, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25, 2021
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24, 2021
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25, 2021
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

Monday – Oct 18
Doors Open Baltimore Activity Sheets All Pratt Locations Program Details
Program Details
Monday – Oct 18
Take & Make: Swimming Jellyfish Canton Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Oct 19
Doors Open Baltimore Activity Sheets All Pratt Locations Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Oct 19
Take & Make: Swimming Jellyfish Canton Program Details
Program Details
Wednesday – Oct 20
Doors Open Baltimore Activity Sheets All Pratt Locations 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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“Friendly staff, great selection of books, quick delivery times.”

Aviva B. – Canton Branch