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BCPL Director, Paula Miller.

Director's Message

Baltimore County Public Library Director Paula Miller discusses the exciting changes from the past year and what’s in store for the future.

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Talking is Teaching

One of Baltimore County Public Library’s branches became the first public library to install Talking is Teaching panels.

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Baltimore County Public Library received the Community Partner for Justice Award for the Lawyers in the Library program. 


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.