‘A Universe of Stories’: Harford County Public Library Launches Summer Reading Challenge June 17 The program runs through August 31 and is for children of all ages to encourage continued learning that inspires a lifetime love of reading. In 2018, nearly 17,000 children and teens participated in the Summer Reading […]
Harford County Public Library’s 8th Annual Comic Con, a celebration of all things nerdy, will be held October 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bel Air Library, 100 East Pennsylvania Avenue. All Comic Con activities are free of charge. All day events at Comic Con include […]
Photo Credit: April Anft Harford County native and young adult author Tracy Banghart visits the Bel Air Library September 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. for a “Meet the Author” event to celebrate the release of her new book, “Grace and Fury.” “Grace and Fury” is filled with secrets, […]
Harford County Public Library celebrates Black History Month in February with 10 events at library locations throughout the county. Gee’s Bend Quilt Explorations is on display at the Aberdeen Library throughout February, giving customers the opportunity to explore the art and history of the quilts of Gee’s Bend. The Aberdeen […]
More than 19,000 Harford County children, teens read nearly 117,000 books Belcamp, Md., September 25, 2017 — A record 19,096 children and teens participated in Harford County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge. Collectively they read 116,937 books. Three schools–Bel Air High School, Fallston Middle School, and Youth’s Benefit Elementary School–received […]
Far Apart, Close in Heart Author Becky Birtha Discusses the Impact of Incarceration on Children Abingdon Library- September 27Published on :
Far Apart, Close in Heart Author Becky Birtha discusses the impact of incarceration on children Abingdon, Md., September 8, 2017 — Becky Birtha, the author of “Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One is Incarcerated,” will speak about her book Wednesday, September 27, from 6:30 […]
On Saturday March 4, 2017 the Aberdeen IronBirds celebrated their upcoming season by holding a kick off event at the Abingdon Branch of the Harford County Public Library. We had a chance to speak with Matt Slatus (the new GM for the IronBirds) and Bill Ripken to discuss the exciting […]
Harford County Public Library Offers Board Games to Promote Literacy, Critical Thinking Customers of all ages at Harford County Public Library now have board games to check out and play. Board games promote literacy, critical thinking and provide an interactive experience. They promote a culture of positive interaction and player […]
A Library Addition For Movie Lovers: Harford County Public Library Offers Binge Boxes If you are a movie lover, Harford County Public Library has a new offering just for you–binge boxes. Binge boxes feature six movies in categories such as Disney Classics, detective noir, classic westerns, French cinema, ballet, classic […]
Havre de Grace, Md., June 15, 2016 — A ribbon cutting for the new Havre de Grace Library, doubling in size and offering specialized areas for children and business, was held the morning of Wednesday, June 15. The ribbon-cutting ceremony featured remarks by Mary Hastler, CEO of Harford […]
“On Your Mark, Get Set…Read” is the theme of Harford County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge for children and incorporates physical fitness with reading. In 2015, nearly 17,000 children participated in the Summer Reading Challenge, and they read more than 109,000 books. The program runs from June 20-August 20 and […]
Do you want to build a snowman? Then join our magical guests at the Frozen Party at the Abingdon Library on Sunday, January 3rd from 1:30-2:30 pm and 3:00-4:00 pm. We will tell stories, sing and play games. Plus make a craft to take home!
Adventure Awaits at the Library! Enjoy a different chapter of the Indiana Jones story each evening during this special four day event at the Edgewood Library. Monday to Friday, January 4th to 7th at 5:30 pm.