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Southeast Anchor

Open now; Closing at 8:00 PM

3601 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

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Parking & Public Transit


ADA accessible parking, bike parking, metered parking along Eastern Avenue and South Conkling Street, and free street parking within two blocks available. A public parking garage is nearby.


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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
Holiday Closing Schedule

Holidays & Early Closings

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

New Year's Day Monday, January 1, 2024
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 15, 2024
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 19, 2024
Good Friday Friday, March 29, 2024
Staff Training Day Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2024
Juneteenth Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Independence Day Thursday, July 4, 2024
Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2024
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 14, 2024
Election Day Tuesday, November 5, 2024
Veterans Day Monday, November 11, 2024
Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, November 27, 2024 : closing at 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 28, 2024
Christmas Eve Tuesday, December 24, 2024 : closing at 5:00 PM
Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25, 2024
New Year's Eve Tuesday, December 31, 2024 : closing at 5:00 PM
New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2025
Southeast Anchor Library
Southeast interior balcony view
Southeast teen room
Southeast room view with bookshelves
Southeast kids area rug and bookshelves
Southeast large meeting room - auditorium facing windows, from the podium

Located in the heart of Highlandtown, the Southeast Anchor Library serves the Highlandtown and Canton areas.

Opened on May 14, 2007, the Southeast Anchor Library is the first new library construction in Baltimore in more than 30 years. The library boasts over 27,000 square feet, more than 80,000 volumes, and a reading garden. Read more Pratt location history.

Upcoming Events

Afternoon Pixel Art TODAY 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Afternoon Pixel Art Southeast Anchor Program Details
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Monday Wondernoons TODAY 3:15 PM
Monday Wondernoons Southeast Anchor Program Details
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SeniorTec Series TODAY 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
SeniorTec Series Southeast Anchor Program Details
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Baby & Toddler Storytime TOMORROW 12:00 PM
Baby & Toddler Storytime Southeast Anchor Program Details
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Digital Drop-In Clinic TOMORROW 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Digital Drop-In Clinic Southeast Anchor Program Details
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Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. Free Wi-fi
  3. Computers for public use
  4. Colección en Español
  5. Photocopier and printing services
  6. Children and Teen sections
  7. Job and Career assistance
  8. Events and programs for all ages
  9. Self check-out
Community & Meeting Rooms

Reserve a room at the Southeast Anchor Library for your next meeting or community event.

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“Atención, amabilidad, cero racismo, apoyo super especial de todo el personal.”

Tomas Q, Southeast Anchor

“We love our librarians! They are always very helpful with finding the right kinds of books, especially for my kids. Everyone who works at the libraries are always very helpful, friendly, and kind.”

Jennifer B. –Southeast Anchor Library

“Friendly, helpful, and clean. My family always has a wonderful experience at the Southeast Anchor Library.”

Carrie R. –Southeast Anchor Library

“This library system is amazing. I'm so happy with my experiences at the Southeast Anchor Branch.”

Sarah V. — Southeast Anchor Library

“It's great, if they don't have a book I'm looking for I go online and put a hold on it and soon it's waiting for me”

Steven B. — Southeast Anchor Library