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Baltimore County Public Library Director Paula Miller

Message From The Director

Baltimore County Public Library Director Paula Miller discusses the exciting changes that have taken place in the past year and what’s in store for the year to come.

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Passport Acceptance Facility

The Arbutus Branch is now an official passport acceptance facility. Why get a passport at the public library? Reasonable costs, a convenient location and a quick turnaround.

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My Librarian Program

Customers can now book a one-on-one appointment with a librarian. We meet our customers at their point of need, working with them at their pace on skills they want to build.

At a Glance

Fiscal Year 2015 was a busy one for BCPL. Baltimore County’s more than 800,000 residents made full use of our traditional and new services during 9.7 million visits to our 19 branches, four bookmobiles and virtual branch.

9.7 million library visitors, 1 million public computer and wifi sessons, 11.2 million items borrowed.