Business, Family

Baltimore County Public Library to offer social worker services beginning in October

TOWSON, MD—Many Baltimore County Public Library branches will offer a new service beginning next month. As of October 1, the library will have a social worker on premises.  This new team member will aim to build relationships with those most vulnerable in Baltimore County and connect them with important resources. A social worker will be available to provide free, one-on-one …


Business, Events, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County government offices, MVA & VEIP stations to be closed on Labor Day

TOWSON, MD—Several local government offices and facilities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. Baltimore County Government Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 testing sites will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library …


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.  …

BCPS invites community to contribute to school supply drive for students

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Just as Baltimore County Public Schools is launching its 2021 Back2BCPS campaign, The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc., is accelerating its efforts to collect new school supplies for students from low-income families. To support the school supply drive, called Tools for Schools, community members can collect or purchase supplies or make a monetary donation. “When students have the supplies …

Baltimore County Public Library announces free streaming partnership via Hoopla

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library has announced a new streaming partnership. Library card holders can now stream free movies, TV shows, comic books, and music via Hoopla. Register for an account at hoopladigital.com or download the free app from the App Store or Google Play. Be sure to have all pertinent library account information ready. Hoopla is the new …