Tag: Public library

Library thrilled with passage of Schuh’s budget

Library thrilled with passage of Schuh’s budget

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The future of the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) system looks brighter after a series of actions were taken earlier this month by County Executive Steven. R. Schuh and members of the County Council to improve and protect the county’s libraries. On June 9th, the County Executive and County Councilman Chris Trumbauer announced a compromise […]

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For the love of the library, a fundraiser

For the love of the library, a fundraiser

| April 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation announced today that its yearly fundraising event, For the Love of the Library, will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on Thursday, April 23 at Reynolds Tavern in Annapolis. The relaxed gathering of library supporters and staff will be held in one of Anne Arundel County Public […]

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Anne Arundel County Library seeks trustees for board

Anne Arundel County Library seeks trustees for board

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Officials from Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) today announced that the organization is seeking nominations to fill three vacancies on its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is the governing body of AACPL. It is comprised of volunteers who reside in our county with a range of experiences and backgrounds, and a strong […]

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Annapolis library to remain on West Street

Annapolis library to remain on West Street

| October 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] After careful review of site selection studies and an abundance of community input, the Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Board of Trustees has voted to rebuild the Annapolis Regional Library at its current location of 1410 West Street. The Board’s unanimous decision comes after several months of debate as to whether the new […]

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STEM programs rolling out again for AACPL

STEM programs rolling out again for AACPL

| September 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

Thanks to two generous grants from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will once again be able to present an exciting series of STEM events across all 15 of its libraries this fall. In its second year, the fall STEM [Science, Technology, Mathematics, Engineering] initiative will include […]

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Parole eliminated as site for new County Library

Parole eliminated as site for new County Library

| September 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

In recent talks regarding property on the corner of Somerville Road and Solomons Island Road (MD Route 2), the property owners notified Anne Arundel County Public Library that they are not interested in selling the land. The four-acre property, divided by the city-county line, currently houses a plumbing supplies store and a garden center. The […]

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Library to hold public sessions on Annapolis library relocation

Library to hold public sessions on Annapolis library relocation

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In order to educate county residents about the upcoming Annapolis Regional Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) welcomes all to attend Community Information Sessions on September 4, 9 and 15 at 7 PM in the auditoriums of local high schools. Architects Ed Masek and Jeremy Kline of the firm Wheeler Goodman Masek (WGM) will […]

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Library awards prizes to winners of short video contest

Library awards prizes to winners of short video contest

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives of the Anne Arundel County Public Library will award long-awaited prizes to the winners of its January short video contest at a public event on Wednesday, March 19 at the West County Area Library. Local parents were asked to record their preschool-aged children explaining why they love the library in one minute or less. […]

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The Library Is The Hot Place To Be This Week

The Library Is The Hot Place To Be This Week

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) is pleased to announce that its operating hours will be extended beginning Sunday, January 26. Each county library will have the same operating hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Additionally, the Crofton and Severna […]

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Libraries To Celebrate Black History Month With Baba Jamal Koram

Libraries To Celebrate Black History Month With Baba Jamal Koram

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Master Storyteller Baba Jamal Koram will bring the rich heritage and traditions of Africa to life in eight performances with the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) this February. A customer favorite, Koram, recipient of National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Oracle Award, is returning to AACPL after several years with the program “African Stories […]

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County Libraries To Expand Hours

County Libraries To Expand Hours

| January 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Beginning January 26, the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will expand its schedule so that all 15 branches of the system will offer the same weekly operating hours. Each county library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and […]

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Lots Of Library Events This Week

Lots Of Library Events This Week

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Library is a tremendous resource for all in the county. And they are chock full of events this week happening at most of their branches. – Monday, December 2 – * Eastport-Annapolis Neck Branch Library: Very Short Stories – 1 PM – Can you write a story in just six […]

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Woodside Elementary Wins Library’s Chesapeake Cup

Woodside Elementary Wins Library’s Chesapeake Cup

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will award the coveted Chesapeake Cup to Woodside Elementary School on Wednesday, September 25 at 10 a.m. The Glen Burnie elementary school emerged victorious from a pool of 12 eligible contenders to win the Cup, which is awarded annually for outstanding participation in the library’s Summer Reading Club. […]

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Library Announces Systemwide STEM Education Initiative

Library Announces Systemwide STEM Education Initiative

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local children from preschool to high school will explore the world of science and mathematics at their local library branches this fall, thanks to a newly expanded schedule of STEM [Science Technology Engineering Mathematics] programs offered by the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL). Literacy may be the library’s specialty, but AACPL has always offered […]

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Healthcare Reform Forums Scheduled

Healthcare Reform Forums Scheduled

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health, in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office, the County Department of Aging and Disabilities, and the County Department of Social Services, is presenting free public forums to answer questions about health care reform. Representatives from HealthCare Access Maryland (HCAM) are scheduled to attend.  HCAM is the Central Region Connector responsible for […]

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