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American Girl Doll Lending Program

American Girl Dolls are here!
Check out a doll and learn about a piece of American history!

Each kit contains a doll, accessories, carrying case, doll bed, first book in her American Girls series, and a journal to record a story about your adventures together.

View the list of American Girl Dolls in the Catalog

American Girl Doll Lending Program Facts:
*Dolls can be checked out for 21 days
*Dolls can be checked out using an adult library card
*Two dolls per card.
*Dolls can be requested.
*Dolls can be checked out from, and returned to, any library branch in Harford County.
*There is a $2.00 a day late fee.

Caring for an American Girl Doll:
Parents and caregivers, only if necessary, clean the doll's face
following these instructions.


  • Protect the doll by pulling her hair back from her face and cover her clothing.
  • Mix 1 Tablespoon of baking soda with warm water, then dip a washcloth in warm water and rub the doll's face with the baking soda paste.
  • Be careful not to get her eyes wet.
  • Gently dry her face with a soft towel.
Please DO NOT:
  • Cut or shampoo her hair (the hair can get frizzy and damaged)
  • Use a hair dryer or curling iron on doll's hair Wash doll's clothes
  • Remove jewelry from the doll
  • Please handle the American Girl doll with care so others may enjoy her, too!

Thank you.