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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.


Closed now; Opening @ 10:00 AM

400 E. 33rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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Parking & Public Transit


Bike parking and metered street parking available.


22, 52, Red, Silver, Purple

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

Day Opens   Closes
Monday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM 5:30 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
Waverly Branch
Waverly interior entrance showing a Lucky Day sign, desk with sculptural artwork, and displays
Waverly - people using computers and browsing, newspapers on display
Waverly room view with bookshelves, desk, and people using computers
Waverly bookshelves, windows, and children's section with a tree design and bench painted with apples
Waverly meeting room - angle view

The Waverly Branch serves the communities of North and Northeast Baltimore, including Waverly, Abell, Better Waverly, Ednor Gardens-Lakeside, Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello, Charles Village, Oakenshawe, Guilford, and Johns Hopkins Homewood.

The Homestead branch opened at 1442 Gorsuch Avenue in December, 1911. The branch was relocated and renamed to the Waverly branch when a new building opened at Barclay and 33rd streets on April 22, 1971. Read more Pratt location history.

Upcoming Events

Sweet Treats Scavenger Hunt Monday – Oct 2
Sweet Treats Scavenger Hunt Waverly Program Details
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Take & Make: Make a Monster Monday – Oct 2
Take & Make: Make a Monster Waverly Program Details
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Teen Afternoon Matinee Monday – Oct 2 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Teen Afternoon Matinee Waverly Program Details
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Crafternoon: Light-Up Jellyfish Monday – Oct 2 4:00 PM
Crafternoon: Light-Up Jellyfish Waverly Program Details
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Autumn Mosaics Monday – Oct 2 5:30 PM
Autumn Mosaics Waverly Program Details
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Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. Outdoor Wi-Fi
  3. ADA accessible
  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. Lawyer in the Library
Community & Meeting Rooms

Reserve a room at the Waverly Branch for your next meeting or community event.

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Outdoor Wi-Fi Available

Free Wi-Fi zone is expanded outside the building

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“I love our Waverly branch. Every staff member is so warm and inviting, and helpful, too. They make sure each member of my family is part of their 'family'.”

Robi R. – Waverly Branch

“For me, the Waverly Banch is convenient and the staff always helpful. The Library is free with many online options for learning and entertainment.”

Marc D. – Waverly Branch

“The staff at the Waverly Branch are helpful and delightful.”

Sara W. –Waverly Branch