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New Annapolis Library News
When the new Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library opens, customers can safely cross MD-450 (West Street) thanks to a new high-intensity activated crosswalk.
The new library will open in summer 2020 with a Grand Opening Community Day to be rescheduled at a future date. Please check back for further updates.
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced Wednesday the new library on West Street in Annapolis would be named after late Maryland Speaker Mike Busch.
Construction on the new Annapolis Library on West Street began August 29, 2018. The new building is expected to open in early 2020. View the progress of the Library's construction here.
The Annapolis Library is temporarily relocated to the Monarch Academy at 2000 Capital Drive, Annapolis. It is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.
The Annapolis Regional Library on West Street has closed for rebuilding. The Annapolis Library's temporary location at Monarch Academy will open Monday, April 16 at 11 am with regular hours of 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday.
Please visit Eastport-Annapolis Neck and Edgewater Community Libraries or any of our other locations for service on Saturdays. Sunday service will be available during the academic year at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck location as well as these other locations.
Bids are currently being solicited by the Anne Arundel County Central Services Purchasing Division for the construction of the New Annapolis Library.
Architects and library officials on Tuesday evening unveiled details of the interior layout of the new $24 million Annapolis Regional Library slated to open at the end of 2019.
The new 32,500-square-foot facility will be built on the site of the existing library, though closer to West Street in Annapolis. The old building, built in 1965, is due to be demolished early next year.
A public information meeting on the plans for the new Annapolis Regional Library will be held Tuesday, May 16, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Maryland Hall Gymnasium, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401.
On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Annapolis Board of Appeals held a public hearing on the Special Exception application for construction of the new Annapolis Library. After due deliberation, the Board approved the special exception application with conditions.
A meeting of the Annapolis Board of Appeals was held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in the Annapolis City Council Chamber to consider a Special Exception request by Anne Arundel County to construct a new 32,500 sq. ft. public library on the site of the existing Annapolis Regional Library.
The public got its first look at plans for the new Annapolis Regional Library on Tuesday night.
Architects and planners laid out the exterior design and interior detail for the $24 million project, which would replace the current library at 1410 West St.
But none of it is set in stone.
We’ve just come a step closer to finding out what the new Annapolis Public Library look like.