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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

Open Chess

Open Chess 5/29 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Open Mic

Open Mic 5/30 2:00pm

Come display your poetry, rap, music and other talents! Signup starts at 2 p.m.; event begins at 2:30pm.

Open Chess

Open Chess 5/30 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Open Chess

Open Chess 6/1 3:00pm

Chess sets available every afternoon, starting at 3pm.

Afternoon Crafts

Afternoon Crafts 6/1 3:30pm

After School Activities, Arts and Crafts

Simple make-n-take crafts. All materials provided.

Recent Events

Open Chess 5/28/2015

Scrabble 5/27/2015

Recent Activity

Lycia Luna Moon

Lycia Luna Moon left a positive review 4/25/2015

The workshop was excellent and very informative. Mr. Matthews was very knowledgeable and insightful. I hope this workshop is continuous.

Gregory Patterson

Gregory Patterson left a positive review 4/26/2014

Very helpful and informative

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

Pennsylvania Avenue Branch posted a photo 11/27/2013

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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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