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  • Go shopping and help out the Elkridge Library [Elkridge]

    When you support the Elkridge Library, you get the gift of shopping. Howard County Library System is currently benefiting from Macy's "Be Book Smart" campaign. It's easy. Donate $3 at Macy's and receive $10 off a $30 purchase. HCLS receives money to...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • New Savage Library a model of bioconservation

    On July 22, at 12:30 p.m., the newly renovated Savage Branch Library is scheduled to open to the public. Complete with bioconservation principles and green technologies employed in the building and landscaping of the facility the library's structure...
  • One reason why New Jersey rates as the garden state

    My sister and I recently spent five days at Ocean City, New Jersey. In early childhood summers, thanks to our grandparents, we spent months there. As we grew older, they took us traveling. Beach months dwindled to weeks, then days. The imprint of...
  • Traveling nature show visits Hereford Library

    Traveling nature show visits Hereford Library
    What likes to bite, scratch and pee? Captain Bitty does all that and more, according to Brian Kristal, who showed the young snapping turtle off to the oohs and aahs of the youngsters at Hereford Library. Pretzel, a large Burmese python, likes to eat...
  • Kamenetz appointments reshape Baltimore County library board

    Kamenetz appointments reshape Baltimore County library board
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has replaced most members of the county library board of trustees, a panel that sets policy for the 19-branch system. Five of the board's seven positions are now filled by new faces following appointments...
  • Ex-Harford library board chairperson LeTendre honored for her service

    Members of the Harford County Board of Library Trustees, which has a couple new members, had an opportunity to get acquainted face-to-face Thursday evening. But the board's first official act to begin a new fiscal year was to honor a longtime former...
  • Claudine Snowden, librarian

    Claudine Snowden, librarian
    Claudine Snowden, a retired business school teacher and University of Maryland library worker, died of a respiratory ailment Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 92. Born Claudine Allen in Cocoa, Fla., she earned...
  • Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover

    Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover
    The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme. "The goal was to make this a more open...
  • Woodlawn library Storyville closes for two-day project

    Woodlawn library Storyville closes for two-day project
    The children's Storyville section of the Baltimore County Public Library's Woodlawn branch, 1811 Woodlawn Drive, will be closed Wednesday and Thursday to undergo some structural work and painting, according to library officials. The popular children's...
  • More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library

    More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library
    Hoopla Hooping proved to be a big hit at the Abingdon branch of the Harford County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. Approximately 64 participants, urged on by family and friends, dipped, shook and shimmied to keep their Hula Hoops going in the...
  • Public parking rates, hours change in Towson

    Public parking rates, hours change in Towson
    When the Towson Square movie complex opened July 10, the Baltimore County parking "czar" Kenneth Mills Jr. was ready. Earlier in the month, on July 1, Mills, CEO of the Baltimore County Revenue Authority, instituted changes in public parking rates and...