During the upcoming heatwave, don't suffer in a hot home or pay to cool it.
Instead, you can visit a local library branch, read a book and stay cool for free.
During extreme heat—such as the 100-degree weather expected Wednesday and Thursday—Baltimore County recommends going to any of its public libraries and senior centers to stay cool.
- Pikesville Branch Library:1301 Reisterstown Rd.
- Randallstown Branch Library: 8604 Liberty Rd.
- Woodlawn Branch Library: 1811 Woodlawn Dr.
For more info on libraries, call 410-887-6100, or visit the Baltimore County Public Library website for a list of other branches.
For more info on senior centers, call the Department of Aging Senior Center Information and Assistance line at 410-887-2594.
Baltimore City also recommends the Northwest Community Action Center at 3939 Reisterstown Road. For more info, call the center at 443-984-1384.
Other places you can go to stay cool, according to the Baltimore County website, include:
- Community Centers
- Movie Theaters
- Neighbor's home with air conditioning
Where do you go to escape the heat and stay cool? In the comments box below, please recommend some specific places.