Govans Branch

Govans Branch, front exterior

Located in the heart of Govans just off York Road near Govans Elementary School, just two blocks from the famous Senator Theater and busy Belvedere Square, the Govans Branch serves the communities of North Central Baltimore including Govans, Belvedere, Homeland, and Radnor- Winston. Read its history

Upcoming Events at Govans Branch

  • Sat, May 30, 2:00 p.m.
    Create a collage of visual images or words that represent the life you want to live in 2020 and beyond.…
  • Mon, Jun 1, 10:00 a.m.
    Share your trip stories.  Email at gvn@prattlibrary.org a photo of a recent trip you took along with…
  • Mon, Jun 1, 3:00 p.m.
    Learn how to draw manga-style drawings with the young adult staff of the Govans Branch.
  • Tue, Jun 2, 3:30 p.m.
    Join the young adult staff as we make craft projects using hand sewing and machine sewing basics.

Features and Services

  • Public computers with Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • A computer with children's programs
  • Books!
  • Large collection of graphic novels
  • Large collection of DVDs and books on CD
  • Wide variety of programs, including many for children, teens, families and adults.
  • Computer printers - 5 free prints per day
  • Photocopying machine
  • Meeting room available for community groups, 150 person capacity
  • On-street parking and nearby garage
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Mon:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule


5714 Bellona Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21212

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