The canned goods and other foods are flowing into the Pratt Central Library and other branches. It’s Food for Fines, a chance to pay off your overdue books and at the same time help the Maryland Food Bank.
The Frederick County Public Libraries are hosting a reading and discussion series aimed at educating people about Muslim faith and culture.
Maryland’s top brass goes back to school. The governor helped celebrate the opening of a beautiful new library in Northwest Baltimore.
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is the recipient of a $3 million capital campaign grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation for the renovation of the Central Library/State Library Resource Center.
There is good news for bookworms in Baltimore County.
The Towson Library has reopened after being closed earlier in the day because of a bag that officials considered suspicious.
Salisbury University has received an $8 million gift to be used to build a new complex that will include a library.
Officials at the Enoch Pratt Free Library are launching a $96 million restoration to the Central Branch this spring that will include upgrades to bring the historic building into the wireless age as books and readers go digital.
Libraries are in the business of loaning books, entertainment and digital items. But now Harford County is putting together special plastic boxes filled with science materials that will teach preschoolers and keep their parents happy.
Philanthropist David Rubenstein is giving $10 million to George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate in northern Virginia to build a library for the president’s books and papers.
As our world is moving to more electronic means of communications, never underestimate the power of a good book.
The paper page is being replaced by the silicon chip. More electronic readers are coming to the Enoch Pratt Library.