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Why I Support the Library Foundation

In 2014, Dr. Mairead M. O'Reilly, DDS, supported the early learning program at the Annapolis Regional Library by donating a digital learning station.

Joan Cass Beck Collection dedicated at Historic London Town
AACPL Foundation Directors helped dedicate the Joan Cass Beck Collections at Historic London Town, September 30, 2015.
Foundation Board Elects Two New Directors
Barbara McMahon, left, and Trish Strott

The Library Foundation Board recently elected two new directors: Trish Strott, a current Foundation volunteer, and Barbara McMahon, general manager of the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Both Trish and Barbara began their threeyear Foundation Board member terms immediately following their election.

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Foundation Announces 2016 Partners Program

Amy Bartholomee, president of the Library Foundation’s Board of Directors, recently announced the Foundation’s 2016 Partners Program.

“We’ve enjoyed sponsorship support from area businesses and corporations in the past, but this year we’re increasing the visibility and acknowledgment given and felt creating a specific program to facilitate that was needed,” Amy said.

Library Donors Generously Support 2015 “Great Give”
The AACPL Foundation received $29,332 in donations from 581 friends in Anne Arundel County and beyond during The Great Give, the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s online fundraiser for area non-profits.
A message from Foundation President Amy Bartholomee to our donors
As a donor to the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation, your generosity and love of the library helped us enhance and expand the library’s services this year.
For the Love of the Library 2015 Raises Over $39,000 for AACPL’s Early Literacy Programs
The Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation's For the Love of the Library 2015 raised more than $39,000 for the library's early literacy programs.