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Frosty Fun

Frosty Fun.

Winter is here once again and we're ready to celebrate at the library with lots of Frosty Fun! Throughout the month of December, Frederick County Public Libraries is offering a variety of winter-themed programs for children, teens, and their families.

Urbana Library Children's Writing & Art Contest

The Urbana Regional Library is pleased to announce the Urbana Library Children's Writing & Art Contest. To participate, children in K - 8th grades are invited to visit the Urbana Library from October 1st to October 31st to obtain an entry form. Completed entry forms and submissions must be returned to the Children's Desk at the Urbana Library no later than October 31st.

Submissions will be divided into the following categories:

Wireless Printing at C. Burr Artz Public Library

Frederick County Public Libraries is pleased to introduce a new wireless printing service at the C. Burr Artz Public Library thanks to the generosity of the C. Burr Artz Trust.

Patrons at the C. Burr Artz Public Library can now print wirelessly from their laptop or mobile devices via PrinterOn!

PrinterOn offers three easy ways to print wirelessly. Library patrons can quickly and easily submit printing jobs by:

Middletown Library Closed - September 5th to September 26th

Middletown Library Temporary Closure September 5th to 26th.

The Middletown Branch will be closed from Friday, September 5th, through Friday, September 26th to refurbish the library with new furniture and equipment, patron-friendly shelving, more technology and easier access to library materials.

Library patrons will be welcomed back to their new and improved community library on Saturday, September 27th after the ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 PM.

Fines, Fees and Renewal Changes - Effective July 1, 2014

Effective July 1st Frederick County Public Libraries will be increasing the number of renewals allowed for most items from two (2) times to three (3) times. Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks available for renewal may still be renewed only once. Interlibrary loan items available for renewal may still only be renewed twice. Materials may be renewed in person at the library, by phone, or through our online catalog. Patrons with blocked accounts will not be able to renew materials.


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