Empowered. Inspired. Informed to succeed.

Message From The Director

BCPL Director Paula Miller

Baltimore County Public Library Director Paula Miller reviews the highlights of fiscal year 2015.

Kids and Summer Reading Club mascot.


Baltimore County Public Library will connect our diverse community with innovative, quality services as we:

  • Create welcoming physical and virtual spaces.
  • Champion an early and lifelong love of reading.
  • Excel as an essential information resource.


BCPL: The place to be empowered, inspired, informed and to succeed.

We Value

  • Our customers
  • The people who work with us
  • Diversity
  • Cooperation
  • Innovation

At a Glance

Fiscal Year 2015 was a busy one for BCPL. Baltimore County’s more than 800,000 residents made full use of our traditional and new services during 9.7 million visits to our 19 branches, four bookmobiles and virtual branch.

9.7 million library visitors, 1 million public computer and wifi sessons, 11.2 million items borrowed.