Message from the Executive Director
A Welcome from the Library Director
It is my pleasure to welcome you to our new website, a place we have carefully designed for you to be informed, inspired, and better connected to your library system and community. Millions of ideas, skills, and experiences await your discovery - online and in our branches.
At the Library, we are committed to helping every member of our community achieve their vision of success. We are also committed to building a strong county of readers, thinkers, dreamers, and doers. Whether you are new to Cecil County or have lived here all your life, the Library belongs to you. In return, we hope that you will find your place of belonging at the Library.
- Morgan Miller, Executive Director
The Mission of the Cecil County Public Library
Champion Reading. Build Knowledge. Inspire Curiosity.
We put people first, engaging all community members through unparalleled experiences, partnerships, and our commitment to meaningful impact. Our responsiveness is reflected in everything we do.
We serve a diverse community by ensuring open and equal access to information, opportunities, and environments.
We foster a love of reading throughout life. We connect people to multiple types of literacy to bring confidence, meaning, and ability into our daily lives.
We are the trusted guide for learning and information, protecting freedom of thought and personal privacy while upholding the highest standards of our profession.
We create pathways for discovery and education that lead people of all ages toward their unique learning destinations.
Our collaborative leadership is recognized and sought; we are creative problem-solvers, passionate about connecting our community and transforming lives.
Awards and Honors
2020: Citizens for MD Libraries Team of the Year Award to CCPL’s Young Adult Librarians
2020: Morgan Miller, CCPL Director, becomes President of MD Library Association
2019: MD Library Association’s President’s Award for Customer Service to CCPL’s Bookmobile Driver, Arne Anderson
2017: Cecil County Chamber of Commerce IMPACT Cecil County Award to CCPL’s Small Business Librarians
2016: Education Visionary Leadership Award from the Cecil County Branch of the NAACP
2015: National Medal Award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services