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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

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;...

7/24 10:30am
Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

7/24 10:30am
Stories A La Cart

Did you know Enoch Pratt gave over a million dollars in 1882 to set up a library for all Baltimoreans? Did you know the Library was one of the first to...

7/24 2pm
Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

7/25 11:15am
UFO Legends and Lore

Hear about UFO stories and then imagine and create a unique spacecraft. Recommended for ages 7-12 and their grown-ups.

7/25 2pm

Recent Events

Stories A La Cart


Stories A La Cart


Mini Makers


Recent Activity


GEORGE 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.

Maureen Crystal

Maureen Crystal left a positive review 6/26/2019

Learned a lot

Mary Techau

Mary Techau left a positive review 6/26/2019

Good information. Opened up new ways of thinking about how to fund my project. Tech was a little glitchy. The building is beautiful.

Bill Gimbrede

Bill Gimbrede left a positive review 6/24/2019

Great location, well organized & excellent presentation. Easily accessed by public transportation and also plenty of parking.

Tony Brown

Tony Brown left a positive review 4/20/2014

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Steve Hollaway

Steve Hollaway left a positive review 5/5/2019

We had a small group, but heard two solid pieces and shared a lot of useful appreciations and critiques. We're waiting for one of the organizers to bring part of her sci-fi novel!


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Francesca Catlin

Francesca Catlin left a positive review 3/23/2019

It was great

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