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Our Collections

What Can I Borrow?

Your library card provides endless opportunities to explore, learn, create and connect. In addition to online access to digital resources and titles, you can check out items from any location and return them to any branch. Learn about the materials available in our collection.

Books

New titles are added weekly. We also have large print fiction and nonfiction.

Magazines and Newspapers

Current and back issues of magazines and newspapers are held at all branches.

Downloadables

E-books, audiobooks and e-magazines are ready for download straight to your personal device, with apps available for most major platforms including iOS and Android.

Streaming Movies

Stream classic movies, documentaries and more with Kanopy.

DVDs

Full-length feature movies, instructional videos and TV series are available on DVD.

CDs

Listen to music and audiobooks on CD.

Video Games

Get your game on with our PlayStation, Xbox and Wii titles.

Book Kits

Read together with our Baby Boosters KitsRead-Along Kits and Book Club Kits.

Research Databases

Our online research databases give you access to journals, biographies, genealogy resources, test and exam prep tools, health and business information and more.

Online Learning

Build your skills with free access to:

Technology for Loan

Borrow Chromebook laptops and other devices such as Playaway Launchpads and Playaways.

World Language Collection

SpanishRussian and Korean titles are available in select branches. Find world language materials in our catalog by using the Advanced Search option.

Maryland and Local History Collections

Explore historical photographs, documents and artifacts from our local history collections with Digital Maryland. Local history rooms are available in select branches.

Community Resources

Find information about Baltimore County and access government documents of local interest.