Business, Family, Weather

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 …


Events, Family, Health, Sci-Tech

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 …


Baltimore County Public Library White Marsh Branch to close temporarily for sidewalk, parking lot replacement

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library will soon be having its sidewalk and parking lot demolished and replaced, officials announced on Monday. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 1 and the process is expected to take seven days. During that time, for customer and staff access and safety reasons, the branch and …

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.  …

Baltimore County Public Library to reopen branches for public browsing

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Library branches will reopen for limited, in-person browsing later this month. Seventeen branches will open to the public at 30 percent capacity on May 17, while the library’s popular curbside service option will remain in place indefinitely. Extended loan fees will continue to be waived indefinitely. Due to ongoing renovations at the branch, Rosedale will offer …

Baltimore County to offer exterior WiFi at select library branch locations

TOWSON, MD—As Baltimore County continues to identify ways to assist residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced new exterior WiFi resources at Baltimore County Public Library branches to support students and other residents without high-speed internet access. “This crisis has upended life in countless ways, and it requires us to find creative solutions to the …

Hazmat units responding to freon leak at White Marsh library

A local Baltimore County Public Library branch was closed temporarily on Wednesday afternoon. The White Marsh Branch located on Sandpiper Circle in Nottingham experienced a freon leak at just before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The Fullerton Fire Station #8 has responded to the scene and hazmat units are also on the way. There were no injuries reported in the incident. …