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.
On Monday, January 24, 2022, the American Library Association (ALA) announced this year’s winners of the Youth Media Awards.
Becky Hass creates brave spaces for community conversations as the Programming & Outreach Manager at Anne Arundel County Public Library. She has spent the past 15 years connecting public libraries to community goals through effective partnerships.
It's only January, and 2022 has already been full of surprises -- particularly with the surge of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Even so, many of us continue to move forward with hope by making resolutions for the new year, which for book lovers may include the intention to read more.
Happy December! It’s that time of year again when we look back and reflect on all of the joys and experiences 2021 has had to offer. Namely, we’re reflecting on some of the awesome new books that hit the shelves this year.
Here at Anne Arundel County Public Library, our mission is "to educate, to enrich, and to inspire all members of the community", and this includes our customers with various accessibility needs.