The Allegany County Library System is one of 24 public library systems in Maryland. It consists of six branches, including the Main Branch on Washington Street in Cumberland, as well as branches in Frostburg, George's Creek, LaVale, South Cumberland, and Westernport. A Bookmobile is headquartered at the LaVale Branch.
The Allegany County Library System is an Allegany County One Card partner with the Donald Alexander Library of Allegany College of Maryland and the Lewis J. Ort Library of Frostburg State University. Library cards can be used to borrow materials from any of the Allegany County libraries.
Did you know there are more insects in the world than any other group of animals? Dr. Faith Weeks, Entomologist at Towson University, invites you to observe the wonders of the insect world and get up close and personal with her wiggly, squiggly friends.
How do you fix a problem in space if you can’t “Google” the answer? Frostburg University Astrophysicist Dr. Jason Speights encourages students to use engineering design skills and science to tackle the challenging and often unexpected problems of putting humans in space.
We’re dropping eggs off the roof! ACPS STEM Coordinator Melissa Kaye Kaufman encourages students to draw on next generation problem solving skills to create a package that prevents the egg from breaking.