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February 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Feb. 22 in Montgomery County: 1.Flags at Half-Staff: Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin of the Prince George’s County police. 2. MD First Lady: Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan is expected to judge Arbor […]

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February 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Feb. 21 in Montgomery County: 1. BRT Committee Meeting: The MD 355 North BRT Corridor Advisory Committee will meet today to discuss the northern portion of the project. 2. County Executive Candidate Forum: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, along with the Rockville and Clarksburg Chambers of Commerce, will […]

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February 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in January. For the month of January, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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February 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPL Programs Celebrate Black History Month

From movie screenings, discussions, musical performances and more, Montgomery County Public Libraries have events planned all month long to celebrate Black History. “We also have some historical presentations,” Mary Ellen Icaza, assistant director of outreach for MCPL, said. “We have a historical presentation on Thurgood Marshall and we also have a presentation where someone will […]

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February 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. What Our Kids Need Us To Know About Their Digital Lives workshop:  Parents are invited to attend this session tonight at Robert Frost Middle School. You can register, here. 2. Black History Month: Montgomery County Public Libraries have many programs planned beginning today with a […]

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January 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Lynda.com Now Available Free Through Montgomery County Libraries

The premier online education site, Lynda.com, is now available free for all Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) users with a valid library card. Lynda.com offers a collection of more than 6,000 video courses taught by industry experts. Users can access Lynda.com to learn art, graphic design, music, 3D animation, CNC/CAD engineering, Photoshop, InDesign, help with […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to determine the most popular titles in December. For the month of December, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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December 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session: An update on County Fiscal Plan and economic indicators is on the Montgomery County Council’s agenda for today’s session. 2. Hanukkah: Begins at sundown.  Jewish families celebrate Hanukkah by lighting a special Menorah with eight candles plus a ninth shammash candle […]

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December 11, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Animation Workshops Offered at Public Libraries During Winter Break

The public libraries offer workshops on animation for students ages 10- to 14-years-old.  The hands-on, one-hour sessions will show participants how to animate their drawings and create a flipbook. The sessions are scheduled during the public schools’ winter break, Dec. 25-29. All supplies will be provided. The free workshops are scheduled at the following branches: Dec. […]

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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Bonnie Casper, Jane de Winter, Stuart Rosenthal, and Tom Thomson. Mooers and the panel discuss the impact of the GOP tax plan(s) on Montgomery County with Bonnie Casper, teen suicide and the public schools with Jane de Winter, the current issue of The […]

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