Howard County Library (Maryland)

Search for Howard County, MD county libraries. A county library search provides information on hours, locations and phone numbers, library services, library events, library programs, books, magazines, movies, music, ebooks, reference services, government documents, vital records, story times, book clubs, library classes, apply for a library card, check out books, find local library branches, and public index information.


Howard County Libraries collects and stores documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public. Libraries operate at the Howard County local level, or they may be part of an university, a private organization, or a government agency. Howard County libraries contain books, magazines, movies, music, and online and digital documents, including ebooks. They may also provide a searchable database to locate government documents such as Howard County vital records, government agency reports, and records on individuals and businesses. Libraries also offer events and services, including story times, book clubs, and classes, as well as reference services. Some library services may be restricted to residents of Howard County, Maryland, who may be required to apply for a library card. County libraries provide information about their records and services online.

Counselor Library Com Hanover MD 7250 Parkway Drive 21076 410-712-6990

Howard County Library System HCLS, Central Branch Columbia MD 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway 21044 410-313-7800

Howard County Library System HCLS, Glenwood Branch Cooksville MD 2350 Highway 97 21723 410-313-5577

Howard County Library System, HCLS East Columbia Branch Columbia MD 6600 Cradlerock Way 21045 410-313-7700

Howard County Library System, HCLS Elkridge Branch Elkridge MD 6540 Washington Boulevard 21075 410-313-5077

Howard County Library System, HCLS Miller Branch Ellicott City MD 9421 Frederick Road 21042 410-313-1950

Traders Library Columbia MD 9051 Red Branch Road 21045 410-964-0026