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Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

1531 W. North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21217

The Pennsylvania Avenue Branch is located in West Baltimore at the intersection of Pennsylvania and North Avenues. Serving the Penn North, Reservior Hill, Druid Hill, Upton, Historic Auchentoroly Terrace, and Bolton Hill communities. The branch opened its doors in 1953 and underwent a major renovation in 2012.

This location is wheelchair accessible.

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Mon & Wed 12-8 / Tues & Thurs 10-5:30 / Fri 12-5 / Sat 10-5


Upcoming Events

Expungement Workshop

Expungement Workshop 10am 7/26

Learn about the expungement process and how to navigate it. Presented by Mark Matthews for Clean Slate America.

eReader Clinic

eReader Clinic 10:30am 7/26

Speak with a librarian about any eReader questions you may have. Topics can cover initial setup, using the eReader, and finding reading materials for your...

Get Fit at the Library

Get Fit at the Library 2pm 7/26

Health and Fitness

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, jazz, soul and other rhythms.

Chess Open Play

Chess Open Play 3pm 7/28

Come enjoy the game of Chess. Beginners and experts welcome.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 4pm 7/28


This epic is the first of a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The adventure follows the journey of...

Recent Events

Man of Steel 12/2/2013

Bingo 12/3/2013

Preschool Leaps 12/3/2013

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Getting Here

    Parking Information

  • Street parking is available. Buses: 7, 13, 21, 54, 91. Metro Subway: Penn-North station.

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