Events, Family

Baltimore County Public Library again partners with Vision To Learn to provide children with free glasses

TOWSON, MD—In an effort to supply children in low-income households with glasses for the coming school year, Baltimore County Public Library is once again partnering with the nonprofit Vision To Learn, which will visit 12 of our branches over the summer months. Children who step aboard the organization’s mobile vision clinic will receive free eye exams and if needed, new …


Events, Health, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County announces additional dates for rapid at-home COVID test distribution

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials have announced additional dates for the distribution of rapid at-home COVID-19 tests for residents. Information on the county’s distribution schedule for the week of January 24, 2021 is below: Date Time Location Type Monday, 1/24/22 1 p.m. until supplies last Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) – Catonsville, 800 S Rolling Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228 Drive …


Baltimore County Public Library to distribute COVID-19 rapid tests this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will distribute Flowflex COVID-19 rapid tests at all branches this weekend. The distribution schedule is as follows: Friday, January 21, 2022, at the Pikesville Branch ONLY beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, January 22, 2022, at all other branches beginning at 9 a.m. Two boxes (one test per box) will be distributed per person while …

Baltimore County announces additional dates for rapid at-home COVID test distribution

UPDATE: Additional dates have been announced here. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced plans for additional dates for distribution of rapid at-home COVID-19 tests for residents. To date, local officials have already provided thousands of at-home tests directly to residents amid the omicron variant spike. Information on Baltimore County’s distribution schedule for the …

Baltimore County Public Library branches to close at 4 p.m. on Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closing early on Monday. Due to low staffing levels at multiple locations combined with inclement weather conditions, all library branches will close at 4 p.m. on January 3rd. In addition, the Storyville at the Rosedale branch is closed on Monday. Officials say branches are expected to open at 9 …

Baltimore County Public Library branches to distribute free COVID-19 test kits this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will be distributing free COVID-19 tests kits this weekend. The test kits will be available at all branches beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 11th. The kits are free of charge and will be limited to one per person. Officials say inventory is limited and will be distributed while supplies last. A list …

Community Shred Day events to be held at Loch Raven, Rosedale libraries

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library will be holding Community Shred Day events later this month. These outdoors events will be for personal/residential use only and will be held on the following dates: Saturday, August 21 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Loch Raven Branch 1046 Taylor Avenue Saturday, August 28 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Rosedale Branch 6105 Kenwood Avenue …

Baltimore County Public Library to provide free eye exams, glasses for kids through partnership with Vision to Learn

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library has announced a partnership with Vision to Learn, an organization that provides free eye exams and glasses to kids in low-income communities. Vision to Learn serves children in 13 states and more than 400 cities, from Honolulu to Baltimore. During the month of August, Vision To Learn’s mobile clinic will visit eight BCPL branches.  …