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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.

Sunday hours for Annapolis, Crofton, Maryland City at Russett, North County, Severna Park and West County will resume September 7.

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Summer Reading Club 2014 - Fizz, Boom, Read! Register Now at your local library!

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Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation made several investments in our library system last year with donations from hundreds of donors. Library customers and staff can now see the impact your dollars are making in our libraries.

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Anne Arundel County Public Library is trying something new this fall with our first off-site book discussion group, Books at Bars. We're teaming up with Reynolds Tavern and 1747 Pub to host monthly book discussions in a relaxed and friendly pub environment.

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 The summer reading program, called “Fizz, Boom, Read!” is designed to help kids of all ages keep up with their reading skills throughout the summer months.

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    Congratulations to the winners of our annual Orioles Contest! Each winner will receive a family four-pack of tickets to a game on August 1, 2 or 3. Click here to find out who won!

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    Catch local jazz favorite Rob Levit in action as he and his band perform two concerts at AACPL libraries this summer!

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    Bring your family and friends to the library to compete and have fun at our special game times.

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    Submit your photo into our 'Have Library Card, Will Travel!' contest to be entered into our grand prize drawing this August! Click here for details.

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    The library's Summer Reading Club is now in full swing! Check out the events going on near you at our special Summer Reading Club page.

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    Click here for a list of movies that will be played across our fifteen branch locations this summer!

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    Our Sensory Storytime is specifically designed for young children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues or other developmental disabilities. Click here for more information.

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    Whether you're an expert knitter or just a beginner, drop by one of our many Knitting Nights to practice the craft!

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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