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“Stick to the Main Location”

Enoch Pratt Free Library
Ranked #57 of 247 things to do in Baltimore
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Owner description: This public library is one-block long.
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Next to the Congressional Library (in Washington, DC), the EPFL main location is the best.

I used to travel from the DC area to this library when I had to write papers and other reports during my University of MARYLAND days.

A complete and comprehensive collection of everything you need ... including old periodicls.

Librarians are very helpfull and you will not want for anything.

BTW .. who was Enoch Pratt?

Thank kolasa03148
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

Loved that we finally found what we were ultimately searching for. Was dismayed to see that this fabulous library is surrounded by a rundown, impoverished section located on the main drag into "the nicer part" of Baltimore city located on the harbor.

Thank Janet E
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is a great old building to tour and you can see the remnants of a grander age of gorgeous libraries. The newer parts are not elegant but they serve a purpose. The stacks are fascinating and contain tons of historical documents. This old building was my study hall when I went to Western in the 1960s. Going back and remembering all the fun (really) that we had here was great.

Thank Bisquick1
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

The library is enormous and has undoubtedly great resources. We worked in the Maryland Center and received terrific help from the staff on two different days.

Thank Pat B
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

This is the State's Library...located in Baltimore City. The main branch is a hub of activity for the city. They regularly have speakers and other activities for the community. The main branch is a "work of art".

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