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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, 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

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Science in the Summer registration opens soon! This summer students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports by participating in challenges to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learning about the importance of good nutrition.

Library Blog

I look up. The top of the cliff seems to reach to the clouds. I stretch to grasp at notches in the cliff. I pull myself up, breathing heavily and trying to find my footing on sheer rock face. No rope, no harnesses, no looking down. The next crevice to hold onto is just out of my reach. I stretch, stretch, and struggle to fit my fingers into the crevice and...miss. I'm falling, screaming, falling down!

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!

Library in the News

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Libraries are a great resource for books and DVDs, but fishing equipment? One branch of the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) is offering just that.

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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.

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RBdigital eAudiobooks & eMagazines

Zinio eMagazines and OneClickdigital eAudiobooks are now available together on the new RBdigital app. More information...

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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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