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Location Closure The Reisterstown Road branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed until further notice for facility maintenance.

Forest Park

Closed now

3023 Garrison Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21216

Map & Directions  |  Parking & Public Transit

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:

Christmas Eve Saturday, December 24, 2022
Christmas Day (Observed) Monday, December 26, 2022
New Year's Eve Saturday, December 31, 2022
New Year's Day (Observed) Monday, January 2, 2023
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 16, 2023
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 20, 2023
Good Friday Friday, April 7, 2023
Staff Training Day Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2023
Juneteenth Monday, June 19, 2023
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Labor Day Monday, September 4, 2023
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 9, 2023
Veteran's Day (Observed) Friday, November 10, 2023
Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, November 22, 2023 : closing at 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 23, 2023
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2023
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

Canceled: Book Discussion: There There (One Maryland, One Book) TODAY 1:00 PM
Canceled: Book Discussion: There There (One Maryland… Forest Park Program Details
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Canceled: Big Chestnut Month Monday – Oct 2 3:30 AM to 4:30 AM
Canceled: Big Chestnut Month Forest Park Program Details
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Canceled: Papier-Mâché Monsters Wednesday – Oct 4 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Canceled: Papier-Mâché Monsters Forest Park Program Details
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Canceled: Anime Club Thursday – Oct 5 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Canceled: Anime Club Forest Park Program Details
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Phys-kits LIVE! Friday – Oct 6
Phys-kits LIVE! Forest Park Program Details
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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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“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