The library system's director will discuss the need for expanded hours, technology upgrades and more at meetings starting this week and continuing through March.
Anne Arundel County Public Library
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The library system's director will discuss the need for expanded hours, technology upgrades and more.
As public libraries across Anne Arundel County move toward modernization, they will host a series of town hall meetings to talk about their needs and answer questions from the public. Skip Auld, executive director for Anne Arundel County Public Libraries (AACPL), will discuss the need for expanded hours, technology upgrades and the new Annapolis and Glen Burnie libraries. He will also talk about reasons and remedies for AACPL’s shortcomings compared to other Maryland libraries, according to a release. The library system is also seeking additional funding to open all library branch locations to a full schedule. Currently only five branches are open more than one weekday morning each week, a critical time for preschoolers to begin early …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
The Mountain Road and Riviera Beach branches, along with all of the other libraries in Anne Arundel County, will allow patrons to borrow e-readers starting on Nov. 2.
If you don't have an e-reader but are eager to try a Nook or Kindle, you'll soon be able to borrow one at the Mountain Road Library and Riviera Beach Library. Each branch will have e-readers available for borrowing—and placing holds on the devices—starting Nov. 2, according to a release from Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL). The Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation Inc. recently provided $50,000 to the library system to purchase 200 e-readers. “It is a very exciting time for the Anne Arundel County Public Library and the Foundation is proud to be a part of providing Library patrons with this cutting-edge resource,” said Eric Edstrom, president of the Foundation Board of Directors, in a release. Here are some quick facts …
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Using the theme “One World – Many Stories,” libraries offer prizes, events and book lists for kids of all ages this summer.
Though the school year is winding down, the county library is just gearing up for its free annual summer reading program for children of all ages. “Kids entering grade 12 and younger are invited to stop by their local library this summer and join the 2011 Summer Reading Club,” said Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) spokeswoman Laurie Hayes. “Students can sign up anytime, at any branch.” All branches have suggested reading lists, with award-winning books that have been identified as suitable and appropriate for all grade levels. The library’s club-related programs and activities start June 20 and run through July 30. A special kickoff event will occur at the Mountain Road branch from 1-3 p.m. on June 20 and at the Riviera Beach …