Due to a COVID exposure, the North Carroll Branch is currently closed. The bookdrop will remain open and material hold and due dates will be extended. Please check back for further updates.

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New Safety Requirements

  • If you feel ill, please visit another time
  • Wear appropriate face mask covering mouth and nose (Age two and up)
  • Maintain social distance of 6 feet
  • Please limit visits to no more than 1 hour
  • Building capacities will be limited


  • Monday - Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Saturday, 10 AM – 3 PM

Services Available at our Branches - Starting 09/21

  • Limited Computer use (1 hour per day, no extensions)
  • Free wifi continues to be available from our parking lots 24/7
  • Browsing and checkout of materials
  • Information Requests
  • Printing, faxing & copying
  • Library Card registration and Temporary Card conversions
  • Drive-up services at Eldersburg and Finksburg branches (no Express Pickup service at windows)

Services Currently Available by Phone or Online

Services Not Yet Reinstated

  • Meeting Room Usage and Reservations
  • Library Programs inside branches, including storytimes, book clubs, and other library events. See our calendar of virtual events.
  • Donations of books and other materials are currently not being accepted.
  • Notary Services
  • Passport Services
  • Play and Learn Centers

I signed up for a temporary card while you were closed, when does it expire?

All temporary cards that were registered between March 13 and today are currently extended through January 31, 2021.