All Anne Arundel County Public Library locations will be closed Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day. 

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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.

Annapolis, Crofton, Glen Burnie, Maryland City at Russett, Odenton, Severn and Severna Park libraries will reopen on Sundays beginning September 10.

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New & Noteworthy

The photograph shows 5 large posters with images of historic postcards that depict scenes from Fort Meade throughout its history. Fort Meade is celebrating 100 years in 2017.

This year marks the 100th Anniversary for Fort Meade. Find out how a couple of our library branches are helping to celebrate.

Library Blog

Summertime is upon us! If you’ve found yourself in a reading stump (we’ve all been there) or you’re just burnt out from all the school reading (because bleh…), then the Young Adult Library Services Association has a list for you!

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Bilingual programs

ALO! Anne Arundel County Public Library Latino Outreach

Anne Arundel County Public Library Latino Outreach (ALO) aims to promote library services to the Latino community, highlight Latino culture and celebrate our county’s diversity. Find Out More!

Build a Better World. Summer Reading! REGISTER NOW!

Library in the News

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Anne Arundel County's archaeological attic is chock full of pieces of our history and now there are three new ways to show some of it off.

Now, not all of the county's 3.2 million artifacts are worthy of show-and-tell for a general audience, chards of pottery, beads, and such. But many the county has unearthed in pursuit of the story of us are worth a look.

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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     Cloud Library
Maryland Digital eLibrary Consortium powered by Overdrive     OneClickDigital from Recorded Books

Starting June 27, improved eAudiobook and eMagazine app!

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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.

Now available at AACPL...
Rosetta Stone Library Solution
Rosetta Stone, the premier online language learning resource!

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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

Student Access to Improved Learning


Anne Arundel County Public School Students! Have you used your SAIL account yet? If you have an AACPS student ID, you have a library card! Find out more. 

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