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    Two years ago, the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission (CAC) purchased a Little Free Library for installation at Plumtree Park on Thomas Street to serve its visitors and the Howard Park neighborhood. Initially, the CAC members maintained the library by collecting books and replenishing it every other week to make sure books were accessible to the community. In May, 2019 Kaylee Snyder, from Scouts BSA Troop 1920, approached the CAC about opportunities to serve in the Town of Bel Air. Subsequently Kaylee agreed to assume responsibility for the maintenance of the Plumtree Park library for a six-month period. She collected books from friends and developed a partnership with Caprichos Books of Bel Air. She dutifully tended to the library weekly to make sure it was well stocked. In a report to the CAC the following October Kaylee provided an analysis detailing which seasons the library was busiest and what types of books seemed most popular. At the end of the six months, Kaylee agreed to continue her service with the library. Unfortunately, the library was vandalized this past May. It had to be removed from Plumtree Park by the Town Department of Public Works. Kaylee reported the incident and offered …Read More ยป

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Bel Air’s Arts & Entertainment District develops, promotes and supports diverse artistic and cultural pursuits. The District preserves a sense of place, provides unique local experiences and supports economic revitalization.

We offer tax incentives and technical assistance to artists as well as to businesses that support the arts. We welcome developers to build and renovate, and artists to live here and pursue creative dreams.

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