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Edmondson Avenue

Closed now; Opening @ 10:00 AM

4330 Edmondson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21229

Map & Directions  |  Parking & Public Transit

Parking & Public Transit


Free lot parking available at the Edmondson Village Shopping Center.

Bike parking available at the building.


Take the Blue line, and proceed to the corner of Atnol and Edmondson Avenue where the library is located.

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
Holiday Closing Schedule

Holidays & Early Closings

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

New Year's Day Monday, January 1, 2024
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 15, 2024
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 19, 2024
Good Friday Friday, March 29, 2024
Staff Training Day Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2024
Juneteenth Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Independence Day Thursday, July 4, 2024
Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2024
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 14, 2024
Election Day Tuesday, November 5, 2024
Veterans Day Monday, November 11, 2024
Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, November 27, 2024 : closing at 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 28, 2024
Christmas Eve Tuesday, December 24, 2024 : closing at 5:00 PM
Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25, 2024
New Year's Eve Tuesday, December 31, 2024 : closing at 5:00 PM
New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2025
Edmondson Village Branch
Edmondson Avenue - wide room view with adults browsing, bookshelves, windows
Edmondson Avenue - children's area with books sections, tables and chairs, and artwork on the wall form a children's book
Edmondson Avenue - a corner with tables and chairs by the windows
Edmondson Avenue Meeting Room- tables and chairs, whiteboard and storage closets

Located in Edmondson Village, the library also serves the Allendale and Rognel Heights areas.

The Edmondson Avenue branch opened on July 31, 1952 after lengthy campaigning by Edmondson residents. A citizens group formed the Neighborhood Library Group in 1943, which operated out of lending stations in various buildings until the permanent branch was constructed. Read more Pratt location history.

Upcoming Events

Teen Movie Night: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TODAY 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Teen Movie Night: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Edmondson Ave Program Details
Program Details
Crafternoon: Summer Fun Saturday – Jun 1 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Crafternoon: Summer Fun Edmondson Ave Program Details
Program Details
Summer Break Baltimore Kick Off Party Saturday – Jun 1 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Summer Break Baltimore Kick Off Party Edmondson Ave Program Details
Program Details
Family Storytime Wednesday – Jun 5 10:30 AM
Family Storytime Edmondson Ave Program Details
Program Details
Canceled: Anime Club Thursday – Jun 6 4:30 PM
Canceled: Anime Club Edmondson Ave Program Details
Program Details

Features & Services

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

Reserve a room at the Edmondson Avenue Branch for your next meeting or community event.

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Outdoor Wi-Fi Available

Free Wi-Fi zone is expanded outside the building

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