Lansdowne Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library

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Wheelchair accessible symbol.500 Third Avenue
Lansdowne, Maryland 21227-3218


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  • Sun: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Tue: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Wed: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Thu: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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About This Branch


The Lansdowne Branch offers a full range of information services, including telephone and walk-in reference.  The collection includes everything from best sellers and children's books to magazines, Baby Booster kits, books on CD, music CDs and DVDs.  Public computers offer internet access as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  In addition, wireless internet access is available throughout the building.  The branch has a large meeting room available for booking by community groups and businesses as well as a smaller conference room suitable for tutoring and individual or group study.  The branch offers preschool story times and other fun, educational programs for children.  The Children's area boasts a vibrant hand-painted mural and an Early Literacy Activity Center.  Each summer the BCPL Summer Reading Club uses a fun game board and activities to encourage children to read all summer. Volunteer opportunities for middle school students accompany the Summer Reading Club.  Year round service learning and adult volunteer programs are part of the branch service offering.

Local History

The library maintains a web history of the Lansdowne Area as well as historical photographs of the Lansdowne, Arbutus, Baltimore Highlands, Halethorpe, and Relay communities via our historic Legacy Web photo collection. 


Additional local information about the Lansdowne community can be found on the web at:



Revised: November 2, 2015