Central Library

400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Located in Mt. Vernon, the Central Library is the block-long headquarters for Baltimore City's library system and its largest public location. Features include multiple rooms for events including a large auditorium, the Poe Room for more intimate events, and a fantastic Children's Department with rooms for early learning and play. Events include frequent free movie screenings and readings by local and nationally famous authors. 

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Phone

410-396-5430

Hours

Mon-Wed 10-7 / Thurs-Sat 10-5 / Sun (Oct-May) 1-5

Website

prattlibrary.org

Upcoming Events

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 1/20 10:30am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 1/20 11:30am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 1/21 10:15am

Story Time

An interactive nursery rhyme program with music and movement. For children up to 36 months with their caregivers.

Genealogy Circle Meeting: Researching Your Family History Using the Maryland State Library Resource Center

Genealogy Circle Meeting: Researching Your... 1/21 10:30am

Genealogy

Learn how the Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center's collection and resources can help you research your ancestors. Topics will include the...

Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 1/21 11am

Story Time

Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers. Call 410-396-5402 to register groups of 5 or more.

Recent Events

Toddler Jumps 1/19/2017

Poems by Heart 1/18/2017

Preschool Leaps 1/18/2017

Recent Activity

Cherrie Woods

Cherrie Woods left a positive review 11/3/2016

Excellent reading by Dr. Monica Coleman. She encouraged and welcomed lots of conversation about the much needed conversation on mental illness.

Maggie Malone

Maggie Malone left a positive review 10/8/2016

Thanks for the help getting started, identifying some great sources and explaining what resources are available.

Daryl Williams

Daryl Williams left a positive review 9/28/2016

I thought he was wonderful and funny - loved listening to the parts he read aloud and thought he did a great job with the questions
and answers - impressed with him.

Rhonda Hawkins

Rhonda Hawkins left a review 4/30/2016

I was unable to attend

Jo Connor

Jo Connor left a positive review 7/9/2016

Great session - very helpful.

Cherrie Woods

Cherrie Woods left a positive review 6/22/2016

Good event!

Cherrie Woods

Cherrie Woods left a positive review 4/12/2016

very useful workshop

Cherrie Woods

Cherrie Woods left a positive review 6/14/2016

Terry McMillan was predictably amazing! Can't wait to read her latest masterpiece.

Ageli Grant

Ageli Grant left a positive review 6/14/2016

Wonderful!! Terry McMillan was soo raw and edgy. Hearing her read made me want to jump into the book. I am soo happy I was able to attend

Pamela Suarez

Pamela Suarez left a positive review 6/14/2016

This was a wonderful FREE gathering of beautiful women to see, listen to, and meet the talented Ms. McMillan. She was gracious and candid, as usual and it was a wonderful opportunity for me. I am also very thankful for her offer to those of us with difficulties in walking to come to the front of the line during the book signing portion, thank you and thank you Enoch Pratt staff for hosting in your beautifully historic venue. Pamela Suarez

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Getting Here

    Parking Information

  • Street parking is available, metered until 6pm and free on Sundays. Parking garages and lots available nearby. Bus lines: 2/10, 3, 5, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 61, 64, 91. Light Rail: Centre Street or Lexington Market. Metro subway: Charles Center or Lexington Market. Circulator Purple Route (free!) stops #305 or 306.

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