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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 2019 was about establishing our role in the community as we continue to evolve to meet Baltimore County’s needs in the areas of education, economy, equity and engagement. The dedication and ingenuity of our passionate staff helped to create and build collaborative partnerships to achieve greater impact and to enhance the Library’s level of resources, programs and services to improve the quality of life for the more than 830,000 Baltimore County residents and the 10 million visitors to our branches, four bookmobiles and the virtual online branch.

4.1` million library visitors, 5 million public computer and wifi sessons, 9.5 million items borrowed.