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Message From The Director

BCPL Director Paula Miller

Baltimore County Public Library Director Paula Miller reviews the highlights of fiscal year 2016.

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Providing opportunities to explore, learn, create, and connect.


Empowered and engaged individuals in an inclusive and connected Baltimore County community.

We Value

  • Customers and communities
  • Equal access and intellectual freedom
  • Flexibility and collaboration
  • Continuous improvement

At a Glance

Fiscal Year 2016 was a transformative one for BCPL. Baltimore County’s more than 820,000 residents made full use of our traditional and new services during 10.4 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.