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

Closed Sundays. Annapolis, Crofton, Glen Burnie, Maryland City, Odenton, Severn and Severna Park libraries will reopen Sundays starting September 11 from 1 pm to 5 pm.

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Give your students an edge up when school starts this fall! You already use Brainfuse during the school year to chat with subject-specialist tutors who can help with those tricky homework concepts, but now they offer an online Summer Skills Camp...

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It’s that time again when parents are scrambling to make sure their children have everything they need to go back to school. There are the seemingly endless lists of supplies and clothing needs and it can be overwhelming and expensive! Here is the good news: The greatest thing your children need when they go back to school is free! It is an Anne Arundel County Public Library card.

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Summer starting to drag? Here is some new fun with a bit of learning to the rescue. Kids can now check out special tablets with educational apps from all Anne Arundel County Public Libraries. The libraries are also now offering Rosetta Stone Library Solution so both parents and kids can start to learn a new language.

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.

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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

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