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Nonprofit organizations and other grant seekers searching for information on fundraising, nonprofit management, grant seeking and grant writing and related subjects have access to the Cooperating Collection of the Foundation Center of New York located in the Maryland Room of the Bel Air Library. Tthe Harford County Public Library Grant Collection consists of a comprehensive print collection and dedicated computers to access these comprehensive resources. The collection includes the following resources: The Foundation Directory Online, which profiles more than 100,000 U.S. grant makers; Foundation Grants to Individuals Online; and Philanthropy In/Sight. Directories and proposal writing books are also available as part of this collection. For more information, Click here or please see a staff member at the Bel Air Library.
HCPL staff welcome the opportunity to assist customers in finding tax forms and instructions on the federal and Maryland state tax websites and other state tax websites.
To support access for Maryland residents to the informational, educational and recreational resources of the Internet, Sailor provides free dial-up access to the Internet through participating Maryland public librarie systems. This service operates via a state-wide, toll-free telephone modem pool. Please follow the link below to our dial-up access help pages for a description of these services.
Meeting rooms are available for a fee at most of our branches.
The Bel Air Library processes passport applications and acts as an official Dept. of State Passport Acceptance Facility, offering services on a first come, first served basis during library hours.
The Harford County Public Library Innovation Lab at the Abingdon Library is a digital media lab that provides sixth grade through adult community members opportunities to be creators of electronic video, audio, publishing and 3D designs. The Lab is open to the public and can be reserved for special projects. Hands-on training is offered to help maximize the use of the equipment and software. Through creative experiences in the Innovation Lab, our customers develop new skills, resources, and products that help to drive Harford County's economy forward.