To prepare for HCLS’ annual fundraiser Evening in the Stacks, HCLS EAST COLUMBIA BRANCH WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 with the exception of the passport office which will be open until 3pm.
HCLS East Columbia Branch is NOW OPEN!
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 1 pm – 5 pm
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.
- Branch closed: January 15, 2017
- On-site Express Branch opened: January 18, 2017
- Grand re-opening: February 10, 2018
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.
The East Columbia Branch features 60 computers available to the public. All computers have Internet and word processing capabilities.