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Announcement All Pratt buildings are currently closed because of COVID-19, however remote and contact free services are available.

Canton

All Pratt buildings are currently closed because of COVID-19, however contactless Sidewalk Services are available at select locations.

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.

Sidewalk Service is not available at this location. Find a participating location.

Holiday Closing Schedule
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Holidays & Early Closings

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

Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day (Observed) Friday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2020
Election Day Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26, 2020
Christmas Day Friday, December 25, 2020
New Year's Day Friday, January 1, 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.

Features & Services

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