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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 donating $75 or more will receive a “big mug” and is automatically enrolled in the Foundation’s membership program, the All In Crowd. There are numerous other events planned throughout the day at library branches and a Facebook Live at 1 p.m. Events will be held at the North Point Branch from 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Woodlawn Branch from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Perry Hall Branch from 11 a.m.-noon, Cockeysville Branch from Noon-1 p.m., Catonsville Branch from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. and Hereford Branch from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Attendees will be able to take a photo with Sneaks the Cat, Baltimore County Public Library’s mascot.

The Big Give culminates with a free, family-friendly sunset concert on the roof of the Towson Branch garage (115 E Towsontown Blvd.) on May 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The concert features local band Bad w/ Names, food vendors, an appearance from the Ravens’ Poe, and other fun activities. Parking in the garage is free for those in attendance.

Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library provides additional resources to enrich the library’s commitment to empowering the citizens of Baltimore County to explore, learn, create and connect. It’s a non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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