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Howard County Library System

Howard County, MD

Address: 9411 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, Maryland
United States

County: Howard View map of all libraries in Howard County.

Region: Mid-Atlantic

Phone: 410-313-7750

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Library details: Howard County Library System is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Howard County Library System (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,101,334 volumes. The library circulates 7,072,523 items per year. The library serves a population of 313,414 residents .

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Administration: The director of the library is Ann Gilligan, Acting CEO .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Maryland

Statistics Public
Service Population 313,414Residents
Collection size1,101,334volumes
Annual Circulation7,072,523transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
2012 $21,619,592$1,345,268$286,465
2010 $18,376,269$1,341,835$281,834

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wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11b but users can access with 802.11g

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2010
Previous Automation SystemHorizon2005
Previous Automation SystemDynix1993
Previous Discovery InterfaceAquaBrowser Library
Item ID TypeRFID 
RFID ProviderBibliotheca 
RFID Tag TypeHF 
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

Automation Survey: The 2017 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library

Identifiers ID1544
OCLC SymbolHO$
WorldCat Registry ID11450

Record History: This listing was created on Nov 2, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 3, 2017.

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Howard County Library System
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