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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

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Playtime follows. For families with children ages 2-5;...

1/22 10:30am
Nature Play

Explore, construct, and play with natural materials in sensory bins in this program for ages 2-7. All abilities welcome.

1/22 11:15am
teens studying writing in library afterschool

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...

1/22 3pm

Join Media Rhythm Institute in the Teen Center at the Central library for iRhyme! iRhyme is a reading literacy program that uses HipHop to encourage...

1/22 3:30pm

Recent Events

Chess Tuesdays


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Katie Aiken

Katie Aiken left a positive review 1/17/2020


Antonio Mack

Antonio Mack left a positive review 1/17/2020

Best time Positive atmosphere Loved It

Margarita Akselrod

Margarita Akselrod left a positive review 1/17/2020

the book club was great! The discussions were very interesting and challenged you.


SHANNON PIERRE-JEROME left a positive review 1/14/2020

This session was helpful. I'm grateful for this resource.

Sali Anabtawi

Sali Anabtawi left a review 1/3/2020

It needed more organization...it was not planned well...older kids were running around and out of control... the computer show was not synchronized with the presenter


Al left a positive review 12/15/2019

Good to see some community being built for the B in lgBtq+

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Teresa D. left a positive review 12/11/2019

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Koko Kreates

Koko Kreates left a positive review 12/8/2019

A wonderful class for children. The next day we made the recipe from in class!

Lily Hues

Lily Hues left a positive review 12/3/2019

It was a fun and lighthearted event. Too short. The staff who seated us and security were exceptional. There did not seem to be an agend to the discussion. Mr. Lee was in great spirits and made us laugh with his ancedotes. The visit by Ms. Carla Hayden and her announcement for the inclusion of Spike Lee's "Shes Gotta Have It" into the National Film Registry was a great surprise. The sound system was terrible. Making it difficult to clearly hear everything. But all in all, I was happy to have an invite to a great occasion.

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