We are now open for limited walk-in services! Visit our Reopening page for more information.

Construction of Exploration Commons at 50 East has begun at the Westminster Branch. Visit our Exploration Commons update page for information regarding the project and how to access the Westminster Branch. Beginning Monday, October 12, there will be no on-site parking. During this time, you may park in the Diffendal public parking lot behind the branch for free and access the library through the front entrance.

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Infinite Possibilities

Beyond High School

College Affordability Guide: brings together disparate data to produce a holistic and focused view of which colleges are likely to be the best value for the money

ACT: this is the organization that administers the ACT test. The site includes information about the test and some college planning information

College Navigator: helps students search for colleges that fit their needs

Federal Student Aid: answers questions about student aid and FAFSA; helps individuals plan how they will pay for college

College Board: information about the SAT, PSAT and AP tests, as well as some college planning information

GED Testing in Maryland: information about Maryland GED

Exploring Careers: helps students find careers based on their interests; includes information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on salaries, job outlook and educational requirements

Job Corps: helps low-income students learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED and find and keep a good job

CareerOneStop: resources on career exploration, training, and jobs

US Military
Today's Military: this Department of Defense sponsored site includes information about the ASVAB and all branches of the military

US Army: information for careers in the US Army

US Navy: information for careers in the US Navy

US Marine Corp: information for careers in the US Marine Corp

US Air Force: information for careers in the US Air Force

US Coast Guard: information for careers in the US Coast Guard