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Announcement Pratt buildings are currently closed due to COVID-19. Remote and contact-free services are available. Public computer usage is suspended starting Friday, November 27 and will resume Monday, December 7 to help prevent the expected spread of COVID-19 following the Thanksgiving holiday.

Holiday Closing Services at all Pratt locations will be unavailable Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Light Street

All Pratt buildings are currently closed because of COVID-19, however contactless Sidewalk Services are available at select locations.

1251 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

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Public Transportation

Bus

67, Silver

Charm City Circulator

Purple

Metro SubwayLink

Charles Center

Light RailLink

Hamburg Street

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

The Light Street branch has been decontaminated, and is currently open for Sidewalk Service with staff members who did not interact with any of the positive cases. Learn More.

Holiday Closing Schedule
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Holidays & Early Closings

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

Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day (Observed) Friday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2020
Election Day Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26, 2020
Christmas Day Friday, December 25, 2020
New Year's Day Friday, January 1, 2021
Light Street Branch

Located in the heart of Federal Hill just blocks from the Cross Street Market, the Light Street Branch serves South Baltimore communities including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Otterbein, and Sharp-Leadenhall.

The Light Street branch was opened February 27, 1886. The original building was closed in 1971, and a replacement building was opened that same year at Light and Ostend streets. Read more Pratt location history.

Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. ADA accessible entrance
  3. Metered street parking
  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. Bike parking
Sidewalk Service Available

Schedule a time to pick up library materials or remote printing

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