All Anne Arundel County Public Library locations will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 for the holiday. 

The Linthicum Community Library will be closed Tuesday, July 7 and Wednesday, July 8 for system upgrades.


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

Libraries closed on Sundays through September 7. Sunday hours will resume at Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Odenton, Severna Park, Maryland City, and Crofton libraries on September 13, 2015.

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Library Blog

Comic books have been a source of entertainment and escapism to young readers for more than 70 years. From Superman to Wonder Woman, from Archie and Friends to Little Lulu, comic book stories and characters have been a big part of American culture. In recent years, Marvel Comics characters like Iron Man and his fellow Avengers have moved from comic book pages to movie screen blockbusters! However, the literary - and even moral - value of comic books has been debated over many decades. Is the comic book a legitimate form of literature?

New & Noteworthy

John Burley

John Burley, author of The Forgetting Place and The Absence of Mercy, will visit Mountain Road Community Library on Saturday, July 11th from 3-4:30 pm.  Burley was born in Baltimore and currently resides in California as an emergency room physician. 

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About 500 people turned out for a first look at the striking five-story, $64 million work of cantilevered glass and stone that juts out over the corner of Fenton Street and Wayne Avenue like the bow of a ship.

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.

HelpNow Powered by BrainFuseChat live with a tutor 2 pm - 12 am, 7 days a week

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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 LearnGale Virtual Reference LibraryTransparent 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!

Local Resources

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