From Eye on Annapolis
The Anne Arundel County Public Library is offering the following programs to celebrate Women’s History Month.
March 1-31 at the Odenton Library
By Scott Gelman
In recent weeks, the start of Aryssa Damron’s day as a children’s librarian at Capitol View Neighborhood Library in D.C.’s Ward 7 has changed.
Romance in the pages and online: Anne Arundel County Public Library celebrates 100 years of evolution from book repository to broad public resource
Frances Smith has only lived five of her 77 years without knowing William Smith Jr. — the first five.
I was a wide-eyed 12-year-old when I saw a book in my local library with my last name on the spine. The book was by Marvin Mudrick, a distant relative. We never met, but he definitely influenced my life as I promised myself that one day, I’d have a book with my name on the spine.
Anne Arundel Public Library CEO Skip Auld was joined by a County Executive Steuart Pittman, House Minority Leader Nic Kipke and others Friday to break ground on the $15.9 million Riviera Beach Library in Pasadena.
What’s your mental picture of a librarian? Perhaps it includes gray hair, glasses and being told to be quiet.
Today’s library staff breaks this outdated stereotype. They are detectives, musicians, social workers and tech gurus of all ages.
American Library Association News
ALA and United for Libraries have named William A. Shorter, Jr., Anne Arundel County Public Library (Md.) Board of Trustees Chair, a recipient of the ALA Trustee Citation.
Padilla, Irene and Auld, Skip
Imagine having to wait outside for other patrons to leave a library before you could enter. Or being one of hundreds of children turned away each year because your library’s meeting room was limited to fifteen.