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Central Library

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. 

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400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201





Upcoming Events

Artsy Tots

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

9/19 10:30am
Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

9/19 11:15am
National History Day One-on-One Coaching

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

9/19 3pm
Brown Lecture: Valerie Jarrett, Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward

Valerie Jarrett will be in conversation with Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Valerie...

9/19 7pm
Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

9/20 10:30am

Recent Events

Stories A La Cart


Family Storytime


Stories A La Cart


Recent Activity

Tywanna Gardner

Tywanna Gardner left a positive review 9/13/2019

I really enjoyed the grand reopening. It was well planned and organized.

Jacqueline Harris

Jacqueline Harris left a positive review 9/13/2019

Took my granddaughter and had so much fun. The highlights of her day were the face painting and Augmented Reality.

heather twombly

heather twombly left a review 8/12/2019

I went and the Popscope wasn't there.

Selena Al Qadi

Selena Al Qadi left a negative review 7/27/2019

The exhibit was a half hour late. The presentation was a recorded video that wasn't clear, because loud music was playing along with a narrative.
We became physically uncomfortable as the room temperature raised so high, prompting the host to fan himself as well.

Darlene Brown Lindner

Darlene Brown Lindner left a positive review 7/25/2019

First of all, the Enoch Pratt Free Library is an amazing destination in and of itself! Really enjoyed being there and seeing Daniel Silva (my second time seeing him). Daniel is by far my favorite author and listening to him in such a "literary" environment was amazing. Thank you for hosting this stop of his book tour. I hope to visit Enoch Pratt Free library again soon!

Mary Butler

Mary Butler left a positive review 7/25/2019

I was thrilled to learn of this event. I have read and re-read every one of Daniel Silva's and preorder the new ones every year for the past few years. I came armed and ready. The New Girl arrived last Sunday and I made sure I read it before the event. I never thought I would ever have the chance to meet this author, so THANK YOU for hosting this event.

Dianne Quander

Dianne Quander left a positive review 7/25/2019

Great that you had Daniel Silva!!!
Brilliant writer, very inspiring!
Awesome event

Min brian Bordley

Min brian Bordley left a positive review 7/25/2019

An amazing class of unbelievable resources, Ms. Anna knocked it out the park with explanation of software, function, &capacity. I had to use it before leaving the library. It needs to be interfaced in all libraries but thankful to have access-Min.b.bordley

George C. Chainey

George C. Chainey left a review 7/9/2019

I am not a good person to review the event, since my prior research from the firm's website revealed a dearth of jobs per my interest/focus in our area. However, I think that the idea of hosting using the Library to host such events is great with cross marketing through the Maryland Workforce Exchange.


PATRICIA CRAWFORD left a positive review 6/26/2019

The librarian made sure that it interesting and fun and bonus! my little ones really had a good time interacting with the other children.

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