Entertainment, Events, Family

Select Baltimore County Public Library branches to celebrate ‘Noon Year’s Eve’ on Saturday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Families are invited to ring in the new year at the Baltimore County Public Library on Saturday. The BCPL branches in Perry Hall, Parkville-Carney, Rosedale, and Essex will celebrate “Noon Year’s Eve” for children from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. December 29, 2023. There will be New Year’s Eve-themed activities and crafts. Children under 8 must be accompanied by …


Education, Family

Rosedale library, Storyville to close for renovations

ROSEDALE, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library this week announced that the shelving at the Rosedale Branch will soon be updated.  As a result, the branch and its Storyville will close for two weeks. The branch will be closed from Monday, August 7 to Sunday, August 20, 2023. The last day for customers will be Saturday, August 5. Summer meals will …


Vision to Learn returns to Baltimore County Public Library to provide free eye exams to children

Towson, MD) – Baltimore County Public Library this week announced the return of Vision To Learn. The nonprofit dedicated to providing free eye exams and, if needed, glasses to children visits 15 of our branches over the summer months. Studies have consistently shown that clear vision is directly linked to a child’s ability to learn effectively. Unfortunately, many children in …

Baltimore County Public Library to launch Teen Advisory Board

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Library this week announced the launch of a new Teen Advisory Board (TAB) program that runs from December 2022 to March 2023. As a part of TAB, teenagers gain leadership and teamwork skills, create a teen-led community service project, give input on programs, services and new initiatives, earn service-learning hours and make new friends. Applications are …

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 …

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 …