Central Library

Regional Information Center

The Collection

The collection of some 10,000 volumes features regional and urban planning materials with a focus on local demographic information, economic development, transportation planning, land use, and environmental issues.

To visit our library, you need to make an appointment to ensure that someone will be available to help you. Contact us by phone (410-732-0500 x1059) or e-mail: ric@prattlibrary.org. Appointments are 1 hour and can include assistance with:

  • federal data and statistical tools
  • finding localized and historical data
  • storytelling with data
  • building permit research

Visitors are welcome to stay after their appointments to continue their research.

Parking and transit directions


Mon:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tue:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thu:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri:8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Appointments are necessary
Holiday closings schedule

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Central Library
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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