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

Solidarity in Sadness (Solidaridad en la Tristeza)

Solidarity in Sadness (Solidaridad en la Tristeza) 9/30

Exhibits

In connection with Baltimore's LGBT Pride Celebration, an exhibit of 28 moving photographs from the June 13 vigil remembering the 49 victims of the Pulse...

Soul Food

Soul Food 9/30

Exhibits

This exhibit showcases the origins of "soul food" and how this traditional cuisine derived from "slave food" and the African American community of the South...

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 9/30 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 9/30 11:30am

Story Time

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

Introduction to the Internet

Introduction to the Internet 10/1 10am

Computer Classes

Understand the basics of navigating the World Wide Web with a browser. Learn about social networks, Internet terms, and cloud storage.

Recent Events

Toddler Jumps 9/29/2016

Soul Food 9/29/2016

Preschool Leaps 9/28/2016

Recent Activity

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.

robert dawson

robert dawson left a review 8/24/2016

Sorry I missed the event as I was in the hospital

Rhonda Hawkins

Rhonda Hawkins left a review 4/16/2016

I was unable to attend

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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