Frederick County Public Libraries is pleased to announce that beginning on Monday, January 26th, the C. Burr Artz Public Library, Thurmont Regional Library, and Urbana Regional Library will begin the transition to new Bibliotheca SmartDispenser DVD check-out systems. The new Bibliotheca kiosks will be replacing the existing Lock-A-Shelf systems currently used to check out DVDs at these locations.
The United Way of Frederick County, the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick, and the Frederick County Financial Literacy Council have partnered together for the 2015 tax season to provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to qualified individuals and families in Frederick County.
Executive Director, Literacy Council of Frederick County
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.
Owner, Jean Peterson Design
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:
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:
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.
If you haven’t had a chance to visit the STEM Lab at the C. Burr Artz Public Library this summer we encourage you to join us for one of our many STEMtastic programs this fall. In addition to the wonderful programs and events we have scheduled, the STEM Lab’s Open Hours for Drop-In Play will be expanded and held twice a week beginning on September 8th.