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Message from the Director

Library director Paula Miller


Providing opportunities to explore, learn, create and connect.


Empowered and engaged individuals in an inclusive and connected Baltimore County community.

We Value:

  • Our customers and communities
  • Equal access and intellectual freedom
  • Flexibility and collaboration
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Continuous improvement

At a Glance

Fiscal Year 2018 was about sharing our vision to engage and empower individuals for an inclusive and connected community. Our values guide our dedicated and passionate staff each and every day in our role as an instrument of democracy, and focus our commitment to positively impact the quality of life to the more than 800,000 Baltimore County residents and the 10 million visitors to our 19 branches, four bookmobiles and the virtual branch.

4.5 million library visitors, 5.4 million public computer and wifi sessons, 10.2 million items borrowed.