Central Library

The front of the Central Library

Located in Downtown Baltimore. Remaining open during the renovation.

Upcoming Events at Central Library

  • Mon, Nov 11, 3:30 p.m.
    Construct with straws and cardboard, take on a coding challenge, or design and print shadow puppets for…
  • Tue, Nov 12, 10:30 a.m.
    Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans?…
  • Tue, Nov 12, 6:30 p.m.
    #Popscope is an urban movement that aims to reconnect diverse communities to the night sky and to each…
  • Tue, Nov 12, 6:30 p.m.
    A Real Whole Lot: A World War II Soldier's Love Letters to His Wife contains about 200 transcribed v-mail…

Departments and Collections

Features and Services


Mon:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fri:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun:1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule


400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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