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.
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. 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. Printing costs are the same whether the page is in B&W or color.
Yes, all Carroll County Public Library locations offer free Wi-Fi.
Yes, information on the passport services can be found on our passport page.
Yes, bring your entire Real Estate/Property tax and County Water/Sewer bills to the service desk at any CCPL branch. We will process your payment via check or cash only. No credit card payments accepted.
Yes, postage stamps can be purchased at the service desk at any CCPL branch.
The State of Maryland provides a limited number of forms and instruction booklets to Maryland Public Libraries. A limited selection of Federal forms and instruction booklets are also available at all Carroll County Public Library locations.
The following links listed below will take you to where you can download or print what you need.
Yes, Carroll County Public Library offers Notary Public services free of charge. Appointments are recommended to ensure a notary is available. Simply call your local branch and request a Notary Service appointment. You can find more information on our Notary services page.
Carroll County Public Library no longer offers test proctoring services. We recommend that you contact these institutions in Carroll County and the surrounding region. Each meets the standards of the National College Testing Association.
Please make sure to contact the institution in advance to verify location, hours, fees, conditions, and requirements.
Information on the Friends of the Carroll County Public Library can be found on our Friends site.
Membership fees for the Friends of the Library can be paid any of the following ways:
Friends of Carroll County Public Library
c/o Carroll County Public Library Headquarters
1100 Green Valley Rd.
New Windsor, MD 21776
A wide variety of volunteer opportunities are available for students, young adults, and seniors at every branch of the Carroll County Public Library. Each location maintains a list of volunteer needs, so you can easily find a way to help that's convenient for you. Additional information about volunteering for the library can be found on our volunteer page.
CCPL welcomes all types of honorary donations, whether as a memorial or in celebration of any other important life event. Please contact your local CCPL Branch Manager for assistance in making honorary donations and selecting an appropriate gift.