TOWSON, Md. — For the first time since March 2020, Baltimore County is opening 17 public library branches on a limited basis beginning May 17.
To start off branches will be at 30 percent capacity from Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Each branch will offer browsing and self-checkout of materials, up to one hour of computer use per day, self-service printing, faxing and copying, library card registration and digital card conversions.
Extended loan fees will continue to be waived indefinitely.
All visitors must complete a health screening prior to entering.
Visitors ages 5 and over must wear a mask.
Meeting room usage, open seating or study spaces, magazine rooms and access to newspapers, notary and passport services, permits and licenses, and children play areas will reopen at a later date.