Mount Airy Branch Library

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705 Ridge Avenue
Mount Airy, MD 21771

410.386.4470 v
301.829.5290 v
410.386.4477 f

Branch Manager:
Patty Sundberg
410.386.4470 x4402
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Events Calendar

Hours

Monday - Thursday, 9 AM - 8:45 PM and Friday - Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM (October – April)

Directions - Local map

From 70

Exit on to Route 27 North (Exit 68) and turn toward Mount Airy. Proceed 1.5 miles and turn left at traffic light onto Park Avenue (across from Twin Arch Shopping Center). Take the first left onto Merridale Boulevard and follow to Ridge Avenue. The library is on your right.

From Westminster

Take Route 27 south. Turn right on Park Avenue (across from Twin Arch Shopping Center). Take the first left onto Merridale Boulevard and follow to Ridge Avenue. The library is on your right.

Services

Free Wi-Fi access, public Internet computers, children's learning games, copy machine, scan documents to email, public fax machine, book drop open 24/7, pay County tax bills, typewriter.

Meeting rooms

Meeting rooms are available for public use Monday through Saturday, excluding library-observed holidays. The available hours are 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM.

We have 2 meeting rooms available for public use:

Large Meeting Room - Capacity: 70
Small Meeting Room - Capacity: 24

Visit our Meeting Room page for more information and to place a meeting room reservation request.

Branch history

In 1965, the Carroll County Commissioners gave the town of Mt. Airy permission to open a community library, with the provision that the town raise $3,000 to refurbish and furnish a room above the town office. Four months later, after donations and fund-raising events such as a benefit shoot at the Rod and Gun Club, a dance for teens, and a book sale, the library opened. In 1974 the Mt. Airy Community Branch moved to the former American Grocery Building, and in 1993 a new full-service Mount Airy Branch Library opened on Ridge Avenue.

Renovation to the Mt. Airy Branch began in 2012. Plans include repavement of the driveway, and reworking of the sidewalk to improve grade and accessibility.