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 …


Education, Family, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County Public Library announces new digital literacy program

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library is launching a new Northstar Digital Literacy program. The free, online, self-paced program teaches participants basic computer skills and the online tools needed for success in daily life, employment, and education. Areas of learning include essential computer skills, essential software skills (Microsoft Office), and how to use technology in daily life including job search …


Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library launches ‘Big Give’ campaign to raise funds for BCPL

TOWSON, MD—The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library will be hosting a day of giving on Wednesday, May 18 to raise additional funds for vital projects for the 21st-century library. Donations can be made online to support Baltimore County Public Library initiatives including Social Worker in the Library, Summer Reading Challenge, STREAM bookmobile for youth, Storyville, and building improvements. Anyone …

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 …