Maryland City at Russett Community Library

(301) 725-2390

Monday through Thursday: 9 am to 9 pm
Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm.
Open Sundays from 1 to 5pm, September through May.


From the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, head west on Rt. 198 less than 1/4 mile, then turn right at the first traffic light onto Russett Green East. Go past WalMart entrance, then turn left onto Russett Common. The library is on the left.

Meeting room information


This library offers computers free for public use. Customers can sign up for one hour of computer time with their library card number. It may be possible to extend time if others are not waiting.  

All public library computers offer Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint. 

Software and documents can be temporarily saved on computers and will be erased when the customer logs off. 

Copying and printing are available for $.20 per page for black and white, and $1.00 per page for color. Wireless printing from your mobile device is also available; learn more here.

Faxing is available for $1.00 connection fee and $1.00 for each page. Scanning is available at no cost.

Free wifi is available at all library locations.

This location offers 3D printing. Learn more about this service here.

English Basic Skills

Free English classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College integrate listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for students with minimal English training. Please call this branch for class dates or more information.

Maryland City at Russett Community Library building

Upcoming Events

Joe Romano's "Books! The Magic is Real!" Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:30am

Magician Joe Romano mesmerizes audiences with exciting new magic and illusion to bring popular children’s books to life.

Joe Romano's "Books! The Magic is Real!" Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Magician Joe Romano mesmerizes audiences with exciting new magic and illusion to bring popular children’s books to life.

Babies in Bloom Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Babies in Bloom Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community!
Code Your Own Band Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
Create your own band and play music using Scratch coding and MaKey MaKeys. Registration required. Call 301-725-2390 to register.
World Cinema Film Series: Dukhtar (2014) Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:30pm
This intense based-on-fact thriller features breathtaking scenery of Pakistan while telling the story of a mother fleeing with her 10-year-old daughter to save the girl from an arranged marriage to a much older man. The film never lets up the tension while showing these women’s severely restricted choices. In Urdu with English subtitles.
The Uncle Devin Show Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 11:00am
The Uncle Devin Show® is a live, interactive musical experience for children by renowned drummer Devin Walker. The show cultivates the minds of children through percussion instruments and is a dynamic cross between Fat Albert and Schoolhouse Rock.
Ready, Set, Kindergarten! Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Come for special stories and fun activities designed to help ease the transition for children entering kindergarten this fall. Climb aboard a real school bus, meet the driver and learn about bus safety.
World Cinema Film Series: Shower (1999) Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
Modern businessman returns to the decaying Beijing neighborhood of his youth and his father’s traditional bathhouse, operated by his father and younger, intellectually disabled brother.  A moving, uplifting examination of the ties of family and the spiritual losses inherent in modernity. In Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles.
My Library Rocks Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:00am
Help us spread a love of libraries in our community! We will decorate rocks with inspiring messages and hide them for others to find. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  
World Cinema Film Series: Entre Nos (2009) Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:30pm
A based-on-fact film that unsentimentally shows the struggles of new immigrants in the US. Colombian mother Mariana, abandoned by her husband with two young children, must find her way in the bewildering maze of a modern American metropolis. An inspirational story of determination and courage. In Spanish with English subtitles.