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.
Ask CCPL is the library's virtual reference and support desk. We're here to help.
If you have an email address associated with your library account, you can click on Forgot your password? If you know your username or barcode, a new password will be sent to the email address we have on file.
Yes, eBooks, magazines and digital audiobooks are available from the library through Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium and Hoopla. RBdigital Magazines also provides access to digital magazines. Digital videos are now also available from Kanopy, a video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment.
Most items owned by CCPL can be renewed up to 20 times as long as they have not been requested by another customer. Exceptions include new DVDs, 7-day Read-It-Now books, magazines, special collection materials, and items borrowed outside of Carroll County Public Library system. Items that are owned by Carroll Community College may be renewed one time, and McDaniel College's Hoover library items may be renewed twice.
You may renew items:
Every library branch has a public copier that includes scanning capabilities. Copies are $.20 per copy. Scanned documents will be emailed to a chosen email address and scanning is a free service. Staff members will fax a customer's document for $1 per page, not counting the cover page. You may also receive a document at a CCPL fax machine for $.20 per page. Customers can print from library computers for $.20 a page. Branches also offer wireless printing.