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A patron visiting the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library this week can't help but notice the unusual display in the center of the main room.

It's a bookworm's dream.

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Dozens of children gather around Corporal Russell Ziebell to show him their construction paper patrol cars, ask questions, and get hugs. Earlier, he and library associate Christeen Moore read stories about police as part of ‘Community Helpers’ Preschool Storytime, a library program for children to build early literacy skills needed for school readiness.

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Mountain Road Community Library hosted a concert last week. Similar to most concerts, it incorporated music and emotion, however, this unique performance also included American Sign Language.

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The Severna Park Library hosted a Real World STEM event to get second and third grade students involved in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with hands on experience.

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Under Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed budget for fiscal 2018, Annapolis doesn't receive an increase in money the state pays to help cover the costs of being the capital city. But the governor is proposing $1 million for a new Annapolis library.

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If you're a parent, you've laid down next to your little one, cracked open a bed time story and read to them as they fell asleep after a busy day of life.

Then there's a man, wearing a jail jumpsuit, tats from head to toe, reading "Cat in the Hat" to his 3-year-old sitting on his lap. The Anne Arundel County Public Library uses words to unlock a new world at the Ordnance Road Correctional Center in Glen Burnie. 

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Tripp, the author of the American Girl series, spoke to young girls at Broadneck Community Library this week. As she revealed secrets of the doll empire, Tripp encouraged the elementary-aged girls to use their own life as inspiration for creative endeavors.

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Megan Vissari and her two young boys know their way around a library.

They typically go to one of the county’s branches at least once a week and hit the bookshelves first — the Summer Reading Club is a family favorite.

But recently she and her boys, 3 and 5 years old, have been playing more games at the library.

On Wednesday, she and her son Adam, 3, were playing a game that required him to match letters of the alphabet. The activity is one of many at Anne Arundel County Library’s Discovery Docks, which are new and improved education areas for young children.

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Forum Set for May 16 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Maryland Hall

           (April 19, 2017 -Annapolis, Md.) – Officials for the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) today annouced the details of a second planned community meeting on the new Annapolis Regional Library project. Scheduled for May 16 from 7-8:30 p.m., at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, project architects and county planning officials will share a more detailed site plan for the new facility.

After the 45-minute presentation, attendees are invited to ask questions. Interpreters may be available upon request with advance notice.        

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500 New Board Books in Four Top Languages 

Library Launches Fishing Pole Loaner Program

(April 6, 2017 -Annapolis, MD) Just in time for summer, anglers are invited to tackle fishing skills on the Chesapeake Bay with poles that can be checked out like library books.     

Fishing pole loaner

Brian Zagalsky of Annapolis Middle School Wins $500 Prize

(March 13, 2017 Annapolis, Md.) Officials from the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) announced today the inaugural winner of the Local History Project contest. Brian Zagalsky, an eighth grader at Annapolis Middle School, received the honor for his project on the history of rockfish in our area. He received a $500 prize.

Brian Zagalsky displays his winning exhibit on rockfish

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials today announced an updated timeline for construction of the new Annapolis Regional Library. Demolition of the current facility will take place in March 2018 with the new building expecting to be open in late 2019. 

Families and history lovers are invited to learn more about the County’s namesake at a special free public screening of new a 30-minute documentary featuring the life of Lady Anne Arundel.

Book on African American Female Mathematicians at NASA to be Released as Movie

Unveils Latino Outreach Program

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 15, 2016) – Officials from the Anne Arundel County Public Library today announced their lineup of events and activities to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 14, 2016) -- The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) is once again blurring the lines between fashion, technology and education by hosting its second annual wearable electronic showcase.       

Objects can be Printed at Three County Libraries at Minimal Cost

       (September 12, 2016 -Annapolis, Md.) –Anne Arundel County Public Library officials today announced a new 3-D printing service at three of its locations. Customers can now print objects using the Library’s new 3-D printers at minimal cost at the Annapolis, Glen Burnie and Odenton Regional branches.

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