Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 – 5 p.m. (Lexington Park Library only)
Charlotte Hall Library – 301-884-2211
Leonardtown Library – 301-475-2846
Lexington Park Library – 301-863-8188
Suggest a Title for Purchase
St. Mary’s County Library welcomes suggestions from our customers for purchases of titles that are NOT currently available in the collection. Library staff will evaluate all suggestions considering many factors including but not limited to budget, availability, space, and the scope of the collection. Please submit the Suggest a Title form.
St. Mary’s County Library can attend neighborhood and community events to showcase innovative Library resources, demonstrate engaging activities, and more. If you are interested in a visit and presentation from a librarian or having a Library table at your event, please submit our Outreach Request Form and a staff member will be in touch.
Genealogy Research Requests
A librarian will research requests for ancestors within the state of Maryland using the Library’s available resources. These resources include our Genealogy and Maryland collections, our newspaper database, and other local resources. You may request information about one ancestor per submission and you may submit no more than two research requests per month. Submit your genealogy research request.
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For Library Administration and Management:
See our Library Administration page
300 Years of Black Cooking in St. Mary’s County, Maryland
We are sold out of print copies of the book, 300 Years of Black Cooking in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. There are currently no plans to republish the book in print. The book is available as a digital book through The Palace Project, a free app. If you download the Palace Project app, you can select the Palace Bookshelf as your library, then use the search button to search for 300 Years of Black Cooking. You can “Get” the book and then read it in the app. Your checkout of the book does not expire; it will remain in the Palace app for you to read at your convenience. If you do not wish to download the Palace Project app, you can access a PDF copy of the book here .
DMCA Designated Agent:
St. Mary’s County Library
23630 Hayden Farm Lane
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Phone: 301-475-2151 x5013