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Your Gifts in Action: Keeping Loved Ones Connected

When COVID-19 hit, Frances Smith needed to find a way to connect with her husband who resides at an assisted living facility. Her teenage grandson offered a solution – her local library.

Honoring Mom on Her 90th Birthday!
Finding a way to celebrate her mother had her searching for an impactful, meaningful gift, which led Deborah "Debbi" McGlauflin to the Anne Arundel County Public Library.
Geneva McGlauflin at Troy Public Library, Troy, NY.
A Message from Chuck Ferrar - Library Foundation Board President
In 2020, as we grappled with masks and social distancing, struggled to connect with loved ones through Zoom, navigated Wi-Fi for school or needed to escape in a good book – your library was there for you.
Library Giving Day
April 7, 2021 - Your gift will promote lifelong learning, connect people to technology and advance knowledge.
Library Giving Day
Many Hands Make Light Work
Volunteers Keep the Annapolis Library Weed Free
Take & Make Kits
Foundation funded Take & Make kits were created to offer customers of all ages enriching, educational or just-for-fun offerings available at curbside pickup.
Special Donor Open House

Special Donor Open House at the New Busch Annapolis Library

Board Elects New Officers, Directors

Foundation board of directors elected its slate of officers for fiscal year 2021.

New Library’s Engraved Brick Sidewalk Now In Place

Visit the engraved brick sidewalk at the Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library.

Woman reading a book laying on the new engraved brick path to the new Busch library
Special Donors Get a Sneak Peek

On November 25, donors who made leadership gifts to the library foundation's Beyond Your Expectations: The Campaign for the Library between 2016 and 2019 met in the under-construction new Annapolis Library on West Street.

They were there to experience a hard hat tour of the rooms and spaces in the library that will be named in their honor when it opens in late April.