The Crofton Community Library will be closed Friday, March 27 for branch renovations.

The Severn Community Library will be closed Tuesday, March 31st and Wednesday, April 1st for system upgrades.


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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: Annapolis, Crofton, Maryland City at Russett, Glen Burnie, Severna Park and Odenton.

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Library Blog

Now that temperatures are creeping above freezing, many of us are looking forward to doing or creating something that does not involve snow. Do you have a great idea for a project but need help getting started? Or are looking for recipes that taste like spring is finally here? Whether you enjoy gardening, cooking, building, sewing, or crafting, (or if you would like to learn more about any of these things), the Library can help you find the books you need in order to tackle your next project with our LibraryAware Home, Garden, and DIY newsletter.

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Access Complete Digital Magazines through our Library's Website
If you use Zinio Digital Magazines, we have great news! You can now download the Zinio for Libraries app to your iOS or Android device (this app is different from the commercial Zinio app you've been using) and manage your digital magazine checkouts with one convenient login.

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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!

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