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Open now; Closing at 8:00 PM

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:

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
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

Postponed: Plant Pollinator Workshop TODAY 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Postponed: Plant Pollinator Workshop Waverly Program Details
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Crafternoon: Make Your Own Lantern TODAY 4:00 PM
Crafternoon: Make Your Own Lantern Waverly Program Details
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Family Storytime Wednesday – Jul 24 10:30 AM
Family Storytime Waverly Program Details
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Baby & Toddler Storytime Thursday – Jul 25 10:30 AM
Baby & Toddler Storytime Waverly Program Details
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Video Game Party with Game Truck Thursday – Jul 25 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Video Game Party with Game Truck 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

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

Sara W. –Waverly Branch

“What a treat to have famous authors visit.”

Gilda D, Waverly

“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