Business, Education

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 …


Business, Education, Family, Health

Baltimore County Public Library announces reopening plan

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Library is moving forward with plans for the next steps in the re-opening of branches. The re-opening, which will occur in phases, is being conducted according to guidance from county, state, and federal health agencies, and takes into account social distancing protocols and community needs. This phased reopening will begin on Monday June 15, 2020 with …


Baltimore County to offer exterior WiFi at select library branch locations

TOWSON, MD—As Baltimore County continues to identify ways to assist residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced new exterior WiFi resources at Baltimore County Public Library branches to support students and other residents without high-speed internet access. “This crisis has upended life in countless ways, and it requires us to find creative solutions to the …

Baltimore County Public Library locations to be closed March 16 – 29

TOWSON, MD—Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed Monday, March 16 through Sunday, March 29. Programs and mobile services will be cancelled through May 3. All branches will be open on Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. …

Baltimore County Public Library 2017 Toy Drive kicks off

The Baltimore County Public Library’s 2017 Toy Drive got under way on Friday. The annual drive helps less fortunate children and families in the local community.  Library patrons can bring a new, unwrapped toy to any branch or special program between Friday, November 17, and Wednesday, December 6. The gifts will be donated to various local charities benefiting the community. …