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

Location Closure The Clifton Branch is closed due to maintenance issues.

Pennsylvania Avenue

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

Closed now; Opening Saturday @ 10:00 AM

1531 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217

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Public Transportation

Bus

83, Gold, Lime

Metro Subway

Penn-North

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

Day Opens   Closes
Monday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM 8:00 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 Day Thursday, November 25, 2021
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24, 2021
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25, 2021
Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

Located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue, the Pennsylvania Avenue branch serves the Sandtown-Winchester, Penn-North, Druid Heights, Mondawmin, Upton, Reservoir Hill, Bolton Hill, Madison Park, and Parkview/Woodbrook areas. The branch opened its doors in 1953.

The Pennsylvania branch was first known as the Easterwood branch, and opened at 2217 West North Avenue on June 26, 1914. A new building was opened January 1953, and was praised for its modern design and use of expansive plate glass windows. Read more Pratt location history.

Upcoming Events

Monday – Sep 20
Take & Make: Walters Art Museum Art & Identity Art… All Pratt Locations Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Sep 21
Take & Make: Fall Welcome Sign Pennsylvania Ave Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Sep 21
Take & Make: Walters Art Museum Art & Identity Art… All Pratt Locations Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Sep 21 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lawyer in the Library Pennsylvania Ave Program Details
Program Details
Wednesday – Sep 22
Take & Make: Walters Art Museum Art & Identity Art… All Pratt Locations Program Details
Program Details

Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. Free and metered street parking
  3. Free Wi-Fi
  4. Computers for public use
  5. Photocopier and printing services
  6. Children and Teen sections
  7. Job and Career assistance
  8. Events and programs for all ages
  9. Social Worker in the Library
  10. Lawyer in the Library
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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Chromebook Cohort

Customers without access to home internet, with a professional or career goal are eligible to participate in the Chromebook Cohort program.

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