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Enoch Pratt Free Library

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Address: 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone Number: 410-396-5500
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This public library is one-block long.

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I became a patron of the Enoch Pratt Library when I was 8 yrs old. I was so happy to see that aside from the updates ( of course since I am now way past 8) not much has changed as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Dizymaus
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Chester, Virginia
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Chester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I became a patron of the Enoch Pratt Library when I was 8 yrs old. I was so happy to see that aside from the updates ( of course since I am now way past 8) not much has changed as far as helpful staff, and , as always, the books. Love it!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Gorgeous Historic city library where you can get any resource you need. They have movies and events in this wonderful space. I'm there a couple times a month to borrow.

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Toronto, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It is difficult to provide a review of this as we aren't residents and not using the library on a regular basis. It was impressive in its sheer size and the staff was very helpful. Our main reason for the visit was to see the Edgar Allan Poe room. After all surely of all places Poe would be honored would... More 

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Nottingham, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I would recommend this library if you are looking for a book you cannot find in the county library! This library not only has a great selection of books, but the building itself is beautiful!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Historic building with all the tech stuff that you need to find all sorts of information. Worth a visit because of the history and just a nice library in general.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What a grand library. There is so much for the community in various multiple medias. The architecture of the original build is magnificent. We enjoyed the Where the Wild Things Are Exhibit. I wish we had something comparable at home. This place can make anyone fall in love with learning all over again.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There are many branches to the Enoch Pratt library and each one has its own character. the main branch is the largest and most interesting. They hold lots of events and learning sessions for people of all ages.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Thought I'd pop in to check what the library looks like. It is a working library so folks were at the tables and desks. It is not a particularly ornate place, as some of the old ones are, the Library of Congress, for example.

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Lutherville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I have to admit: I'm a bibliophile. I love books of all types: large books, small books, books with lots of illustrations, books in foreign languages - l love 'em all! When you step into the Central Library, the first thing that grabs you is what a beautiful building this is - an architectural monument to learning and literature and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I love this library system. Good selection. It is a free library. My only suggestion is to look online before going to pick up a book. Make sure the book you want is at the location you are going to visit.

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Additional Information about Enoch Pratt Free Library

Address: 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone Number: 410-396-5500
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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