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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 4/1 3:30pm

For beginners and advanced players.

Anime and Beyond

Anime and Beyond 4/1 5:00pm

After School Activities

Watch Anime on the big screen. Discuss manga and graphic novels. Enjoy drawing characters and scenes.


Scrabble 4/1 6:00pm

Come join us for the classic board game every other Wednesday evening in March and April.

Mother Goose Baby Steps

Mother Goose Baby Steps 4/2 11:00am

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

Writing Workshop

Writing Workshop 4/4 1:00pm

Get writing advice from published authors. The workshop also features a variety of guest speakers. Presented by the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland.

Recent Events

Wii Gaming 3/31/2015

Preschool Leaps 3/31/2015

Dial M for Murder 3/30/2015

Open Chess 3/30/2015

Spring Into Crafts 3/30/2015

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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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