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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

Writing Workshop

Writing Workshop 11/1 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.

Games, Tunes, or Crafternoons

Games, Tunes, or Crafternoons 11/3 3:30pm

After School Activities

Enjoy various games, musical discoveries, or crafts.

Think Like a Man

Think Like a Man 11/3 5:00pm


Based on Steve Harvey's relationship self-help book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Four women have decided to take the advice in Harvey's book and use...

Pinochle Kids

Pinochle Kids 11/5 3:30pm

After School Activities

Join The National Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club, Inc. as they teach the century-old game of pinochle! This organization is celebrating 60 years of...

Teen Writing Workshops

Teen Writing Workshops 11/5 4:00pm

After School Activities

In honor of National Novel Writing Month, teen writers are welcome to attend the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch youth writing workshops. Get writing advice and...

Recent Events

Wii Active 10/30/2014

Youth Club 10/29/2014

Chess Kings 10/29/2014

Wii Dance and Step 10/28/2014

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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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