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Govans

Pratt locations are open at 50% capacity with COVID-19 safety procedures in place. Learn more.

Open now; Closing at 8:00 PM

5714 Bellona Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21212

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Public Transportation

Bus

52, Red

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
Sunday CLOSED
Holiday Closing Schedule
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Holidays & Early Closings

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

Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 18, 2021
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 15, 2021
Good Friday Friday, April 2, 2021
Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2021
Juneteenth Friday, June 18, 2021
Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2021
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 11, 2021
Veterans Day Thursday, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, November 24, 2021 : closing at 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25, 2021
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24, 2021
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25, 2021
Govans Branch

Located in the heart of Govans just off York Road near Govans Elementary School the Govans Branch serves the communities of North Central Baltimore including Govans, Belvedere, Homeland, and Radnor-Winston.

The Govans branch was opened at 5714 Bellona Avenue in September 1921. The building was expanded in 1942 and renovated in 1993. The Govans branch is still open today. Read more Pratt location history.

Upcoming Events

TOMORROW
Bristle Bots Take & Make Govans Program Details
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Monday – Nov 1
Take & Make: Art Machines by FutureMakers All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Tuesday – Nov 2
Take & Make: Art Machines by FutureMakers All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Wednesday – Nov 3
Take & Make: Art Machines by FutureMakers All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Thursday – Nov 4
Take & Make: Art Machines by FutureMakers All Pratt Locations Program Details
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Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. Free Wi-Fi
  3. Computers for public use
  4. Photocopier and printing services
  5. Children and Teen sections
  6. Annual Spring Lecture and Fall Celebration
  7. Job and Career assistance
  8. Events and programs for all ages
  9. Metered and free street parking
  10. ADA accessible
  11. Bike parking
Sidewalk Service Available

Make an appointment to check out library materials, print remotely, and borrow computer and internet devices with contactless pickup.

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“I love the library. The Govans Branch is particularly cozy and has always been there since my childhood.”

Laurel S. –Govans

“Excellent service. Very professional, friendly and helpful staff.”

Normina T. – Govans Branch

“Great service, good selection of books, convenient location, and good parking for the library.”

Catherine H. –Govans Branch

“I've been a patron of Enoch Pratt Library since I was a small child visiting the Govans Branch. I have always sung its praises!”

Stephanie P. –Govans Branch

“I LOVE our beautiful little Govans branch and their wonderful staff.”

Joyce C. –Govans Branch