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Location Closure The Reisterstown Road branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed until further notice for facility maintenance.

Southeast Anchor

Closed now; Opening @ 10:00 AM

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:

Christmas Eve Saturday, December 24, 2022
Christmas Day (Observed) Monday, December 26, 2022
New Year's Eve Saturday, December 31, 2022
New Year's Day (Observed) Monday, January 2, 2023
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 16, 2023
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 20, 2023
Good Friday Friday, April 7, 2023
Staff Training Day Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2023
Juneteenth Monday, June 19, 2023
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Labor Day Monday, September 4, 2023
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 9, 2023
Veteran's Day (Observed) Friday, November 10, 2023
Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, November 22, 2023 : closing at 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 23, 2023
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2023
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

Zumba TODAY 10:30 AM
Zumba Southeast Anchor Program Details
Program Details
Create a Watery Wonderland Monday – Oct 2
Create a Watery Wonderland Southeast Anchor Program Details
Program Details
Hispanic Heritage Fact Find and Who’s Who Monday – Oct 2
Hispanic Heritage Fact Find and Who’s Who Southeast Anchor Program Details
Program Details
Take & Make: Pumpkin Candy STEM Challenge Monday – Oct 2 10:00 AM
Take & Make: Pumpkin Candy STEM Challenge Southeast Anchor Program Details
Program Details
Introduction to Google Workspace Monday – Oct 2 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Introduction to Google Workspace Southeast Anchor Program Details
Program Details

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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“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

“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

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

Carrie R. –Southeast Anchor Library