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Announcement All Library locations will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm with COVID-19 safety procedures in place. Libraries will be closed Sundays and Mondays. Learn more.

Announcement Saturday, January 29 at-home COVID-19 test kits will be available at all Pratt locations from 10 am - 12 pm. Library services will begin at 12 pm. Learn more.

Waverly

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

Closed now; Opening @ 10:00 AM

400 E. 33rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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Public Transportation

Bus

22, 52, Red, Silver, Purple

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

Day Opens   Closes
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM 6:00 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 17, 2022
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 21, 2022
Good Friday Friday, April 15, 2022
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 17, 2022
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2022
Juneteenth Sunday, June 19, 2022
Juneteenth (Observed) Monday, June 20, 2022
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2022
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2022
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, October 10, 2022
Election Day Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Veterans Day Friday, November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2022
Christmas Day Sunday, December 25, 2022
Christmas Day (Observed) Monday, December 26, 2022
Waverly Branch

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

Monday – Jan 31
Take & Make: Stay Well, Stay Inspired Waverly Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Feb 1
Take & Make: A Celebration of Romare Bearden Waverly Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Feb 1
Take & Make: Game Night! Waverly Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Feb 1
Take & Make: Groundhog Stick Puppet Waverly Program Details
Program Details
Tuesday – Feb 1
The Ultimate Black History Month Playlist Waverly Program Details
Program Details

Features & Services

  1. Sidewalk Service
  2. Drive-In Wi-Fi
  3. ADA accessible
  4. Bike parking
  5. Metered street parking
  6. Free Wi-Fi
  7. Computers for public use
  8. Photocopier and printing services
  9. Children and Teen sections
  10. Job and Career assistance
  11. Events and programs for all ages
  12. 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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Drive-In Wi-Fi Available

Free Wi-Fi zone is expanded outside the building

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“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

“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