Branch Manager: Suki Lee
Branch Location: 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045, (410) 313-7700 (MAP)
Hours: Mon – Thu 10 am – 9 pm | Fri – Sat 10 am – 6 pm | Sun closed until September 9, 2018
NEW… FREE SUMMER LUNCH MEALS FOR YOUTH AGE 18 and UNDER
Beginning June 25, free meals will be served for youth age 18 and under, Monday through Friday from noon to 1:30 pm at the HCLS East Columbia Branch. Meals are provided by Howard County Public School System(HCPSS) Summer Food Services Program. The service will run through August 17, 2018.
No application. No enrollment. No cost.
- All meals will be served on a first-come, first-served basis
- All meals must be eaten on site
- No portion of the meal may be taken out of the meal serving area(s)
- adults may not eat any portion of a child’s meal
- Small children must have adult supervision.
For more information please contact HCPSS Food and Nutrition Services at 410-313-6743 or visit HCPSS.
FREE AFTERNOON SNACKS FOR YOUTH AGE 18 and UNDER
Afternoon snacks are provided Monday through Friday between 3 and 4 pm, while supplies last through August 31. Snack packs are provided via a federal grant through KidzTable.
Located on Cradlerock Way in the Village of Owen Brown, the HCLS East Columbia Branch is the recipient of Honor Awards for Architectural Excellence from both the Potomac Valley Chapter and the Maryland Society of the American Institute of Architects. This HCLS branch opened in August 1994, underwent a renovation in 2016, and reopened in February 2018.
The East Columbia Branch features 74 computers available to the public. All computers have Internet and word processing capabilities.
The East Columbia Branch renovations doubled the space for quiet study areas (3 rooms to 6), and tripled the meeting room capacity. The new teen center included classrooms for Teen Time, HiTech and Homework Club, as well as a science lab and virtual reality (VR) studio. A Student Design Center now features dedicated space, complete with work counters and readily available project supplies, for students to create and collaborate on assignments and projects.
to learn more about HCLS East Columbia Branch and the importance of reaching teen customers