Taneytown Branch

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Outside Large Meeting Room Kids Area Teens Area Circulation Desk, Main Entrance

10 Grand Drive
Taneytown, MD 21787

410.386.4510 v
410.386.4515 f

Branch Manager:
Jillian Dittrich
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Events Calendar


Monday - Thursday, 9 AM - 8:45 PM and Friday - Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM (October – April)

Directions - Local map

From 795 and Westminster

Take Route 140 west to Taneytown. On approaching Taneytown, bear to the right after entering the traffic circle. Turn left onto Grand Drive, at the first traffic light. The library is the first building on the right.


Free Wi-Fi access, public Internet computers, children's learning games, copy machine, scan documents to email, public fax machine, book drop open 24/7, pay County tax bills.

Meeting rooms

Meeting rooms are available for public use Monday through Saturday and Sundays during October-April, excluding library-observed holidays. Meetings must be completed and the building cleared by 11:00 PM.

We have 2 meeting rooms available for public use:

Large Meeting Room - Capacity: 50
Small Meeting Room - Capacity: 8

Visit our Meeting Room page for more information and to place a meeting room reservation request.

Branch history

The Taneytown Community Library opened as a branch of the Carroll County Public Library on January 9, 1969 in a storefront building on Baltimore Street. Ground was broken for a full-service branch on April 18, 1988. The Taneytown Branch at 10 Grand Drive opened to the public in February, 1989.

The 2008 renovation to the branch included a 5,000 square foot expansion and interior improvements.