Howard County Library System

Library Type
Ellicott City

A vital component of Howard County’s renowned education system, Howard County Library System (HCLS) delivers high-quality public education for all who live or work in Howard County, Maryland. Our team of educators and support staff deliver an unparalleled curriculum comprising three pillars: self-directed education (materials in all formats), research assistance and instruction (through classes and one-on-one instruction), and instructive and enlightening experiences (via partnerships and signature events). Howard County is home to a highly educated, affluent and international population of 300,000 residents that celebrates its diversity while struggling with growth (population has increased by 34 percent over the past decade).

Nov 2, 2017
Adults (21 and up)+ | $$$
People seated at the Longest Table Event

The Longest Table


Adults (21 and up)
Children (9 and under)
Young Adult (17 - 20)