Entertainment, Events

Perry Hall resident, NY Times bestselling author coming to BCPL Perry Hall branch

PERRY HALL, MD—Perry Hall resident and New York Times bestselling author Peggy Rowe is coming to the Baltimore County Public Library. The event will be held 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at the Perry Hall branch. Rowe will read her latest book, “Vacuuming in the Nude,” and hold a discussion with guests.  BCPL officials say this will …


Education, Family, Politics

Councilman Marks: Improvements under way at Parkville, Perry Hall, White Marsh libraries

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that improvements have been made to multiple public libraries across northeastern Baltimore County, with further improvements to come. The Parkville-Carney Public Library has completed an ADA accommodated sidewalk and is currently formulating estimates to repave and re-stripe the parking lot. The Perry Hall Public Library will be making improvements to the …


Community input meeting to be held to discuss concerns over proposed White Marsh organic recycling facility

WHITE MARSH, MD—A community input meeting will be held later this month to discuss a proposed new organic recycling facility in White Marsh. The meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Perry Hall Library. In March, the White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association reported that PEH Organics Recycling, Inc., the new owners of the property …

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 …