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  • Library's original deed supports keeping Stanley name [Letter]

    The Laurel Historical Society believes strongly that by understanding the history of our community, we are able to create a better future together. Although our focus is mostly on creating thought-provoking exhibits and programming, we are always happy to...
  • Moe urges new library keep Stanley name

    Since the 1960s, the Laurel Library has been named in honor of former city commissioner, mayor and state comptroller Charles H. Stanley. However, when the most popular library in Prince George's County reopens after a $14 million expansion and...
  • Howard Battle of the Books celebrates reading

    Howard Battle of the Books celebrates reading
    With all the frenzy of a varsity basketball game, thousands of people crowded into five Howard County high school gymnasiums Friday, April 4, cheering for their team. But it wasn’t a sporting event that drew the crowds. Instead, it was the seventh...
  • Young Bel Air library users enjoy refurbished teen area

    Young Bel Air library users enjoy refurbished teen area
    Mikayla Baselice, of Jarrettsville, looked around the teen area of the Bel Air branch of the Harford County Public Library Saturday afternoon, trying to get her bearings after being away from the branch for a few years. It was her first look at the...
  • Library trustees search for candidate for board membership

    The Harford County Public Library Board of Trustees is searching for a candidate to be considered for appointment to the board beginning in July. The selected trustee will represent the Havre de Grace area of Harford County. Among the duties of...
  • Speech educator by day, library volunteer at night [Rodgers Forge]

    Gaywood Road resident Nora Kotula, is a super hero by day — and night. As a Baltimore City Public School speech coordinator, Nora has arguably one of the most important and challenging jobs in society: educating the young and helping them...
  • Roland Park resident shows his rare book collection of explorers

    Roland Park resident shows his rare book collection of explorers
    "I love history," declared David Scheffenacker Jr., telling the story of how, at age 25, he walked into a rare books store in downtown Baltimore. "The minute I walked in, I was hooked," he said. "All I wanted to do was buy books." His late...
  • County chamber VP is new member of Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library

    County chamber VP is new member of Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library
    Christine Crawford, vice president of the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, was recently named to the board for the The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library. The foundation provides funding for projects that encourage children and young...
  • Elkridge Branch Library has spring covered [Elkridge]

    It is easy to see that spring is a time of miracles; and, as we participate in the celebration of new life, it is tough not to wonder just exactly how these feats of nature come about. Thankfully, our own Elkridge Branch Library has programs to help us to...
  • Laurel Library should drop Confederate Civil War veteran Charles Stanley from name [Letter]

    As a Laurel resident, I read with great interest the Feb. 20 article in the Laurel Leader and the letter to the editor from Lindsey Baker Feb. 27, regarding the Laurel Library branch retaining the Charles Stanley name after a new building is completed....
  • State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans

    State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans
    State officials agreed Wednesday to spend $4.8 million to complete design plans for a major renovation of the central Enoch Pratt Free Library. The move indicates the state will approve additional funding for a $99 million renovation of the 1930s-era,...
  • Post Office workers labor under increasing loads in 1914

    An article in the April 18, 1914 edition of The Argus reported the need for more help at the post office. In spite of the increase in the volume of mail coming to the Catonsville postoffice, including the load of parcels post packages, the Postoffice...