All Anne Arundel County Public Library locations will close at 5 pm Wednesday, November 26 and will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the holiday. 


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Locations & Hours

Hours for all library locations:
Monday through Thursday: 9 am to 9 pm
Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm.

Libraries open Sundays, 1 to 5 pm starting September 7: Annapolis, Crofton, Maryland City at Russett, Glen Burnie, Severna Park and Odenton.

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Library Blog

Did you know that the Annapolis Regional Library can help your nonprofit find available grants? Did you know that we can also help match your 501(c)3 with a grantmaker interested in your project? Thanks to the support of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Annapolis Regional Library is a Funding Information Network (FIN) Partner of the Foundation Center, which gives our customers access to grant research resources.

New & Noteworthy

Three AACPL Early Literacy Specialists Share Their Favorite Books
Picture Book Month, founded by author and storyteller Dianne de Las Casas, is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book in an increasingly digital age. Anne Arundel County Public Library has amazing Early Literacy Programs, and to celebrate, AACPL's Early Literacy Specialists are taking a photo with their favorite picture book.

Digital Media and Resources

The library provides a wide variety of downloadable content, including eBooks and eMagazines. You can also stream music and download an audiobook.

Zinio digital magazines     3M cloud reader
Maryland Digital eLibrary Consortium powered by Overdrive     OneClickDigital from Recorded Books

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Our Homework Center is a great resource for homework help or just general research.

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Do you want to learn a new language, become a computer expert or research a personal project? Visit our Research and Learn area.

Research and LearnMuzzy:  Language Learning Program for ChildrenTransparent Language: Language learning databaseGALE Testing  and Education Reference CenterSafari Books OnlineLearningExpress

The library's Job Seeker Resources will help you find a job or learn new skills for a new career!

Job Search Specialists are available to assist with job applications, resumes and referral for further training at the following branches:

Anne Arundel County Public Library provides free access to subscription only investment websites in addition to Government and Small Business resources. Visit the Business & Investing area for more.

Morningstar, Value Line, and Gale Small Business Center are some of the resources available from the Library


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