Introducing the Lakefront Library

We’re proud to support the Howard County Library System, County Executive Calvin Ball, and the Howard County Housing Commission in their plans for building the brand-new Lakefront Library in Downtown Columbia. It will be built on the existing parking lot where the American Cities building used to be (next to Whole Foods, and nearby Merriweather District). Expected to open in 2027, the new facility is scoped to meet current needs and meet the needs identified by emerging trends. It will include classroom space, teen space, and provide ample parking for its growing community.

Our city continues to grow its retail space, office and conference space, hotels, and build even more mixed-income housing for our community in Columbia. We can’t wait to see this vision come to life.  

Learn more about the new Lakefront Library.