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Dedication of Service Desk at Eastport-Annapolis Library

Family members and foundation leadership gathered at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library July 13 for a plaque unveiling dedicating the library’s service desk in memory of Judy Strott Commesso.

Foundation Inducts New Officers and Two New Directors for FY 2018

At their May 16 annual meeting the Foundation’s Board of Directors inducted a new slate of officers for the new fiscal year which began in July.

"Why I Support the Library Foundation"

Local restaurateurs Deena and Duncan Bradbury, owners of Grump’s Cafe on Hillsmere Drive in Annapolis, not only operate the popular neighborhood spot, but find time to support the library in their busy lives.

Grump's Cafe Annapolis logo
Whole Foods Market Honors Library Foundation

On February 15, the Whole Foods Market in Annapolis Towne Centre donated 5 percent of their total sales for the day to the Library Foundation.The Foundation received over $6,500 from the event.

Librarian, Laura Lieberman shares a story with a group of children at the local Whole Foods market
Annapolis Library Hosts City Council Members

On February 7, members of the Annapolis City Council and staff from the Annapolis mayor’s office were invited to view the newly installed SMART Table in the children’s area at the Annapolis library.

Photo of a man and a woman sitting at a SMART table. The top of the table is an interactive computer screen.
The Legacy of Learning: Member Profile

The Foundation’s Legacy of Learning Society recognizes donors who remember the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation in their will.

Headshot of AACPL employee, Donna Denny.
West Annapolis Women Host Successful Fundraiser

Attendees of the "Not Your Grandmother's Library" fundraiser contributed close to $25,000 in gifts and pledges.

Fundraiser event hosts: (from left) Christine Feldmann, Bess Langbein and Katie Cooke
Pat Troy Honored

The Foundation Board of Directors honored their colleague Pat Troy, one of the Foundation’s founding Directors

Foundation Board President Amy Bartholomee, left, and Pat Troy.
"Why I Support the Library Foundation"

Simmona Simmons is a Special Projects Librarian at UMBC’s Kuhn Library and an Anne Arundel County Public Library Trustee. Find out why she thinks supporting public libraries is important.

Library trustee, Simmona Simmons, standing in front of a shelf of books while holding "Bright, Precious Days" by Jay McInerney
City of Annapolis Awards Community Grant
The Library Foundation received $12,000 for its first-ever grant from the City of Annapolis
Child in a spotted jacket playing with musical notes on a SMART table.