Maryland City at Russett Library

Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 9 pm 
Friday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm 

Sunday hours resume September 12.

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.

Public Transit: MTA Bus: 502

Meeting rooms reopen Tuesday, September 7.

Expanded Wifi Access

Outdoor Wi-Fi Available at This Library

The library now offers outdoor Wi-Fi. Customers may now access the internet even when the library is closed.


All individuals ages two and older who enter Anne Arundel County Public Library buildings are required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.
Keeping Everyone Safe.
Maryland City at Russett Community Library building

What's Happening at Maryland City at Russett Library

What's New?

We now have expanded operating hours and the return of IN-PERSON weekly Storytimes!

Expanded operating hours

Monday - Thursday 10 am - 9 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 1 - 5 pm

In-person weekly Storytimes:

Babies (birth - 18 months):  Mondays at 10:30 am    
Toddlers (18 - 36 months):  Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Preschoolers (3 - 5 years):  Tuesdays at 11:30 am   

In partnership with Caring Cupboard, we have a Little Free Pantry! The mission of the Caring Cupboard program is to try to ensure that no citizen, and especially children, in Anne Arundel County suffers from food insecurity or hygiene issues of any kind and for any reason through providing food and basic necessities. We are proud to host a Caring Cupboard and we welcome community members to take what they need and donate what they can. If you drive towards the Russett Community pool past our building, it is on the left in the grassy median on our property.


Upcoming programs hosted by Maryland City at Russett staff:

Storytimes for ages Birth to 5 years old (beginning Tuesday, September 7) Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes with a different weekly theme.  

Babies (birth - 18 months):  Mondays at 10:30 am
Toddlers (18 - 36 months):  Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Preschoolers (3 - 5 years):  Tuesdays at 11:30 am  


Virtual Visit:  What is a MakerSpace? - September 14 at 6:30 pm (Virtual)

Have you ever wondered what a makerspace is?
Nick Wilson runs the Michael Stanley MakerSpace at the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, MD. Join us for an enlightening presentation and discussion on the maker movement and the makerspace model. Learn how you can use a makerspace to expand your personal creativity.  Register here.


Around the World with Street Photography - September 20 at 7 pm (Virtual)

Get your camera and passport ready to travel around the world virtually and learn Street Photography, the art of taking interesting photos that record everyday life of people and their behavior on six continents. Rich Isaacman of the Digital Photography Club of Annapolis will present. Register here.


English Conversation Club - September 27 at 7 pm  (Virtual)

Get together to practice speaking English. Everyone is welcome.   Únete a nosotros para practicar Inglés.  Register here.



Family Book Club - September 28 at 7 pm  (Virtual)

Reserve the last Tuesday of the month to join us for our new Family Book Club. Read as a family or on your own, but bring the unique perspective of your age and experience to our book discussion. Ages 9 to 99 are welcome and encouraged to join us. Don't forget to invite your family and friends from next door or across the country. 

For September, the Family Book Club is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. Our book for September is Efrén Divided by Ernesto Cisneros. Twelve year old Efrén must grow up quickly when deportation breaks his family apart. 

Register here beginning September 14.


HIV Testing Clinic  - September 29 10 am -2 pm

Know Your Status.  Get tested for HIV/HCV at a free pop-up clinic with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health.  Confidential and Private.  No appointment necessary. Call the branch at 410-222-1070 for details.




For VIRTUAL programs hosted by Maryland City at Russett staff, CLICK HERE.

For IN-PERSON programs (including storytimes) at the Maryland City at Russett branch, CLICK HERE.


Upcoming Events

Find a wide variety of virtual programs online and in-person events happening
at the Maryland City at Russett Library