| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:05 AM
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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:35 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:05 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:27 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:58 AM
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...