Founded in 1921, the Anne Arundel County Public Library, AACPL, is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland. Located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, along the Chesapeake Bay, Anne Arundel County’s diverse population of over 435,000 residents is served by 15 library branches countywide. More than 1 million items constitute the library’s collection and staff respond to nearly 300,000 inquiries from the public each year. In addition to its information services and popular materials, the library also provides storytime programming for children, literacy materials for adult new readers, special business and health collections and services for patrons with disabilities.
The Maryland State Archives is the historical agency for Maryland and serves as the central depository for government records of permanent value. Records date from the founding of the colony in 1634 to the present. Included in the Archives’ holdings are colonial and state executive, legislative, and judicial records; county probate, land and court records; church records; business records; publications and reports of state, county and municipal governments; and special collections of private papers, maps, photographs, and newspapers.
The Maryland State Law Library provides legal information to the State’s appellate courts and other branches of State government and serves as a resource center for Circuit Court libraries throughout the State. The library is open to the public, and encourages the use of the Library’s many resources, including laws, … Continue reading →