montgomery county public libraries

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 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 4, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in November

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 find out. For the month of November, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Squad Struggles by Jake […]

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November 29, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Looking for a Job? WorkSource Montgomery will provide help with resumes, online job applications, job research, and career exploration at Rockville Library. 2. Ride On Public Forum: Montgomery County Department of Transportation is hosting a public forum on a new limited stop service […]

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November 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Seeing Purple: County Exectuive Ike Leggett and other elected officials meet at 9:30 a.m. at College Park to create pathways to opportunity for those who work, live and invest in the Purple Line corridor. 2. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council has […]

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November 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Tony Spearman-Leach, Liz Lay, Stuart Rosenthal, and Henry Hailstock. Mooers and the panel discuss a new library program “Literary Explorers” with Tony Spearman-Leach, Montgomery History’s new exhibit called Boom: The 1950s in Montgomery County with Liz Lay, the November issue of The […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

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 find out. For the month of October, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Garfield Eats Crow: His […]

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October 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 16, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bethesda Booming: Weather permitting, folks in Bethesda could hear controlled blasts from 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The explosions are part of the Rockville Pike Crossing Project near Walter Reed and the Medical Center Metro Station. A warning siren will sound […]

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October 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in September

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 find out. For the month of September, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction The Force Oversleeps (Star […]

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September 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UMD Has New Scholarship Named After Former MCPL Director Parker Hamilton

UPDATED: University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies announced a new scholarship earlier this month to honor former Montgomery County Public Libraries director, Parker Hamilton. Starting next school year, students in the school’s Master of Library and Information Science program, who show a passion for diversity and inclusion in their academic program, will be eligible to […]

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