Deaf Culture Digital Library

Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library is dedicated to providing leadership and guidance by making eBooks, videos, and resources accessible.

Featured Resources

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Happy Pride!

June is Pride Month, when the world’s LGBTIQA+ communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. To celebrate the month, the DCDL provides resources for the members, their families, and allies to help celebrate freedom.

Rainbow Book Month™

Rainbow Book Month™ is a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the LGBTIQA+. 

Enjoy these books with deaf characters or/and by deaf authors.

Resources and Communities for Deaf LGBTIQA+

The Trevor Project

Jooux (Deaf Sexual Wellness Center)

National Center for Trans Equality

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or a loved one is struggling with thoughts of suicide, anxiety, depression or problems with drugs or alcohol, reach out to the 988 Lifeline. You can call, text or chat with a caring call specialist  who can assist in directing you to information and resources in your area.

Your Library Journey Options

The library website offers a wealth of resources for all ages, interests, and needs. Whether you’re looking for eBooks, digital videos, online journals, or information about local libraries, you can find it all here. Here are a few of the resources you can explore through DCDL.

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eBooks - Overdrive

Read your favorite books online or download them to your device.

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Digital Videos

Watch movies, TV shows, and educational videos in sign language.

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Resources & Online Journals

Access digital resources and scholarly journals and magazines.

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Find Maryland Local Libraries

Find a library near you and learn about its services.

Materials Loans from Maryland Libraries - Marina

MARINA can be used to request items only if they are not owned by your local library system.

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Explore Deaf Community Events

Meet and mingle with the  deaf community.

Discover eBooks, streaming videos, online journals, and information about nearby libraries, all in one centralized place and tailored to the needs of Maryland’s deaf community.

About Us

The Deaf Culture Digital Library provides resources and information about deaf culture to Maryland residents and offers access to digital collections of deaf-related books, videos, articles, and more.