COVID-19 Response

All library locations will be closed through May 3 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More information.

New meeting room reservations are not being accepted while the library is closed. Reservations will be accepted for June through December beginning May 11.

Upcoming Events

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Age
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This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Amending America: How Women Won the Vote!

April 2, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Cancelled
Library Branch: Discoveries: the Library at the Mall
Room: Discoveries - Programming Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
Join Kate Campbell Stevenson as she brings to life through song, monologue and movement How the Women Won the Vote and learn more about suffrage history. Featuring Abigail Adams, First Lady and early women's rights activist, Rose Crabtree, Counc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Iron Jawed Angels

April 9, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library
Room: Eastport-Annapolis Neck - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Movies, Women’s Interest
Event Details:
To celebrate 100 years of women voting, the League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County will host a screening of Iron Jawed Angels.The film is a moving tribute to the suffragists who worked tirelessly for passage of the 19th Amendment giv...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The City of Laurel is 150!

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Maryland City at Russett Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Maryland City at Russett Library
Room: Maryland City at Russett - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Learning, History & Genealogy, Special Events
Event Details:
Learn about the history of Laurel and see some artifacts, as we celebrate the the City of Laurel's sesquicentennial! The City of Laurel commemorates the 150th anniversary of incorporation in 1870 with year-long events and celebrations. Join Ann Be...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Your European Roots... German Genealogy

May 4, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Join Carol Carman as she discusses some tips, tricks, and strategies for researching your genealogy in Germany specifically, but with suggestions for the rest of Europe as well. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

History and Heritage of Brewer's Hill Cemetery through Genealogy

May 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Burnie Library
Library Branch: Glen Burnie Library
Room: Glen Burnie - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: African American Interest, History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Learn about the history of Brewer's Hill Cemetery and other local African American cemeteries. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Understanding the LGBTQIA+ Community

June 6, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Deale Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Deale Library
Room: Deale - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, LGBTQIA+ Interest
Event Details:
Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of letters in the LGBTQIA+ acronym? If you have questions about pronouns, identities, or other terminology, we cover the basics as well as give some direction to continue learning. Educators, parents, managers, a...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

From Twilight into Sunshine: LGBTQ+ History in Maryland

June 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Busch Annapolis Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Busch Annapolis Library
Room: Busch Annapolis NEW BRANCH - Community Meeting Room AB (Both Sides)
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, LGBTQIA+ Interest
Event Details:
Explore the twilight years of LGBTQ+ heritage in Maryland and the movement toward visibility and rights.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pride and Centuries of Prejudice: 300+ years of LGBTQ+ People in the Chesapeake

June 25, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Edgewater Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Edgewater Library
Room: Edgewater - Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, LGBTQIA+ Interest
Event Details:
Long before marriage equality, long before Stonewall, and long before the HIV/AIDS epidemic, LGBTQ+ people lived, worked, and loved in Maryland and Virginia. Learn about the lives of historic queer people from the Chesapeake with stories from the 18t...
This event is in the "Teens (Ages 11+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Religion in Its Diversity

August 8, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Severn Library
Library Branch: Severn Library
Room: Severn - Community Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Teens (Ages 11+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Special Events
Event Details:
Religion is as old and diverse as humanity and our societies. This program will explore the definition of religion in general and how many beliefs are similar in nature. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A and space for sharing. ...