Our Foundation

The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library mobilizes resources to support the library's commitment to a superior public library system where opportunities for literacy, reading enrichment and lifelong learning are available to all. The Foundation for the Baltimore County Public Library views reading as a critical and fundamental tool for overall connection to the community, development of curiosity and exploration of the world. The Foundation motivates all customers of BCPL, regardless of age or economic circumstance, to embrace reading. The Foundation’s support of the library is made possible by contributions by individuals, businesses and other foundations.  Your donation provides funding for a range of activities to promote a love of learning, the development of early childhood literacy and to continue lifelong learning for children and adults.

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Party with Poe

Sep 01, 2015

Join Edgar Allan Poe and Reisterstown founder John Reister at Reisterstown Branch for A Toast Among Ghosts, a spooky night of fun, food and beer in a historic cemetery on Saturday, October 10 from 7 p Read More

We're thankful for our retirees!

Oct 05, 2015

The Foundation for BCPL is thankful for our retirees! To show our appreciation for their years of service, we're holding a luncheon on Thursday, November 19 at 11:30 a Read More

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