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. 

This location is wheelchair accessible.Accessibility icon

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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 12/9 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 12/9 11:30am

Story Time

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

HealthCare Access Maryland: Library Enrollment Day

HealthCare Access Maryland: Library Enrollment Day 12/10 10am

Computer Classes, Health and Fitness

HealthCare Access Maryland Connector staff will be present to answer any questions and to assist with enrollment. Be sure to bring a photo ID and these items...

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 12/10 10:15am

Story Time

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

Preschool Leaps

Preschool Leaps 12/10 11am

Story Time

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

Recent Events

Toddler Jumps 12/8/2016

Celebrate Kwanzaa 12/7/2016

Emily by Heart 12/7/2016

Preschool Leaps 12/7/2016

Recent Activity

Robert Everett

Robert Everett left a positive review 11/30/2016

Great session. Learned new information. Grateful for the wonderful instructor and the assistants.

Robert Everett

Robert Everett left a positive review 11/29/2016

I enjoyed the class. I learned some information that will enable me to navigate my experiences on the computer better. The instructor is knowledgeable and patient. His assistant was able to assist students who needed additional help. Going back today for Part 2 ! :-)

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.

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!

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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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