We like to think our library staff’s love of children’s books is evident to our customers.
You may have heard of Mental Health Awareness Month, but did you know that numerous related organizations have been observing MHAM in May each year since 1949?
Authored by Sarah Doerrer, Virtual Services Specialist at AACPL
In honor of National Poetry Month, we polled our wonderfully well-read AACPL staff to find out what poets (or specific poems) they would recommend to our customers.
While Anne Arundel County Public Library is not religiously affiliated, we nonetheless encourage our customers in the spirit of lifelong learning to be culturally fluent about the world’s various religions.
As we approach the end of Women's History Month, we at Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) thought it fitting to honor one of our own illustrious female colleagues: Barbara Gosnell, who has served AACPL for half a century!
If you live in our state, particularly in Anne Arundel County, you have probably heard of Maryland Day, but may not know exactly what it entails or why we commemorate this unique day. In fact, Maryland "Day" is not a day at all, but rather a full weekend of events!
The official first day of spring is less than two weeks away on Sunday, March 20, and we here at AACPL are gearing up for a happy, healthy springtime -- especially as the COVID risk continues to decrease.
February 1 marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year, otherwise known as Spring Festival, and often referred to in the past as Chinese New Year.
There remain a little more than three weeks until the first day of spring. However, just because we are still trudging through winter doesn’t mean we need to hibernate on our health – physical, emotional, or otherwise!
In honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, we decided to take the opportunity to do ‘mini-interviews’ with AACPL staff to find out what they love most about our library system – and libraries in general. We got a treasure trove of thoughtful responses!
It’s no surprise that the advent of COVID-19 two years ago required Anne Arundel County Public Library to pivot in a wide variety of ways, including the shift from in-person to online.