Business, Family, Health

Perry Hall library branch closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

PERRY HALL, MD—A staff member at the Perry Hall branch of the Baltimore County Public Library has tested positive for COVID-19, officials announced on Tuesday. The Honeygo Boulevard location will be closed on Tuesday, February 16 for cleaning and disinfecting. The branch’s book drop will remain open. Curbside service and computer appointments will resume as scheduled on Wednesday, February 17. …


Business, Events, Politics

Baltimore County government offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health Department COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed on Monday, January 18 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will …


Baltimore County government offices to be closed on New Year’s Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31. Modified …

Celebrate ‘Noon Year’s Eve’ virtually with Baltimore County Public Library

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library is inviting residents to say goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021…virtually. Library branches will celebrate “Noon Year’s Eve” on Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. – noon. Participants will make crafts, read stories, sing songs, and ring in the new year at noon. From BCPL: “Pick up a special Noon Year’s Eve …

Baltimore County offering six months of Internet access for low-income residents

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In response to the increased need for access to high-speed internet as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has taken steps to expand access across the County. “With our children learning remotely, many people working from home, and critical services like medical appointments moving online, we have been reminded of our responsibility to ensure …

Olszewski names Christmas Eve 2020 county holiday, Baltimore County offices closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. County parking meters are free on both days. Modified Baltimore County COVID-19 Testing Schedule Due …

Sonia Alcántara-Antoine selected as the next director of Baltimore County Public Library

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library Board of Trustees on Friday announced that Sonia Alcántara-Antoine had been selected as the next director of Baltimore County Public Library. Alcántara-Antoine is expected to begin her tenure in February 2021 and will be the fifth director in the library’s 72-year history. Selected after a nationwide search, she replaces Paula J. Miller who retired …

Baltimore County government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Health Department COVID-19 testing sites and CountyRide van service, will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed on Thursday, November 26. County parking meters are free on the holiday. Due to the …