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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.

Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Odenton, Severna Park, Maryland City, and Crofton libraries are open Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm.

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New & Noteworthy

Three photographs entered into the Teen Cover Art Contest by Kyra Neal
Our library branches often host temporary displays of artwork from local schools and local artists, but the Crofton Community Library's teen area, Club 1117, just added some new permanent art to its walls -- all created by our own teenage customers.

Library Blog

Love is in the air at your Anne Arundel County Public Library! Our annual Show Your Library Love campaign is back and we are looking forward to giving our customers some special treats and hearing why you love your library.

During February 9-14, all 15 libraries will be celebrating with special book displays, activities, yummy treats and even a raffle! Thanks to our friends at Bowtie Cinemas and Macaroni Kid for the donations to our prize bags!

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The Annapolis Regional Library will be closed through Sunday, February 21 due to extensive roof leaks. All programs scheduled during those days at this branch are canceled.  The bookdrop is closed until further notice.  Read More.

Press Release

(February 4, 2016–Annapolis, Md.) Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials, along with administrators from the county’s public school system today unveiled a new library card especially for educators. At an event at Mills-Parole Elementary School in Annapolis, teachers Sandra Orvec and Brittany Stone were among the first to take advantage of this new program.

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.

Now available at AACPL...
lynda.com
The premier online learning resource!

Multiple digital learning resources. Tab through for titles of each.Transparent LanguageSafari Books OnlineGale Virtual Reference libraryTesting & Education Reference Center

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

Book Recommendations

February is Black History Month

Visit our Black History Month page for upcoming events and more!

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