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Location Closure The Forest Park, Washington Village, and Herring Run branches are closed for renovations. Learn more here.

Forest Park


3023 Garrison Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21216

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Parking & Public Transit


Free street and bike parking available.


80 - Rogers Avenue Metro Station/Downtown: Stops directly in front of the branch

34 - Westview Mall/Falls Road/Greenspring: Closest stop is located 3 blocks away at Forest Park Avenue and Chelsea Terrace

CityLink LIME - Northwest Hospital/Harbor East: Closest stop is located 3 blocks away at Liberty Heights Avenue and Callaway Avenue

82 - Park Circle/Reisterstown Plaza: Closest stop located 4 blocks away at Hilton Street and Fairview Avenue

Metro Subway

West Cold Spring Metro Station, Mondawmin Metro Station, and Rogers Avenue Metro Station

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

The Forest Park Branch will be closed for renovations in September of 2023. Learn more about the changes and improvements coming to the building.

Day Opens   Closes
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED
Saturday CLOSED
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
Forest Park Branch
Forest Park - wide room view with staff
Forest Park - Check Out desk and Adult section sign
Forest Park - Children sign and people using computers
Forest Park meeting room with tables, chairs, and digital projection screen

Located in a beautiful park-like setting, the Forest Park Library serves the Forest Park, Dickeyville, Ashburton, Hanlon Park, Gwynn Oak, and the Forest Park Golf areas.

Opened on November 29, 1910 at Garrison Boulevard and Calloway Avenue, the Forest Park branch is still in operation today. Read more Pratt location history.

Upcoming Events

Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. Outdoor Wi-Fi
  3. ADA accessible ground floor
  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. 3D printing
Community & Meeting Rooms

Reserve a room at the Forest Park 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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“The entire staff there is amazing. Everyone always great us with a big smile and willingness to always help with any and everything. My little one and I look forward to story time there weekly, play dates, and all the other amazing activities that are provided to us on a regular basis.”

Tara R, Forest Park

“Our family has enjoyed many years at our Branch. My daughter has loved the Library since she was a child. The personal attention and help is great for anyone new to the area.”

Kaylee E. — Forest Park Branch

“Conveniently located in my neighborhood. Good hours and never a long wait. Very helpful staff!”

Viki F. — Forest Park Branch