book lovers

May 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Why Gaithersburg’s Mayor is Pumped for Book Fest

There’s no one more excited for the 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival than the city’s mayor, Jud Ashman. More than 140 authors will be at the festival — here’s what Ashman had to say about these authors: Some of the biggest names at the festival, according to Ashman, include Kwame Onwuachi, author of “Notes From […]

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May 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg Book Festival Returns Saturday, Plan Your Visit

Looking for some good reading material for the summer and to do something fun this weekend? Gaithersburg’s popular book festival might just be the answer. Now in its 10th year, the festival will feature authors, workshops for aspiring writers, exhibits, a Children’s Village, onsite sales of new and used books, food, drink, ice cream and […]

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May 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Preview of Gaithersburg Book Festival Set for Saturday (VIDEO)

Book lovers take note. The 7th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 21. Here’s a preview:   A schedule of the author talks and signings, workshops and more are available on the Gaithersburg Book Festival website.  

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July 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Barnes and Noble Book Stores Open Early Today, “Go Set A Watchman” Release

Across the country, Barnes & Noble book stores opened their doors at 7 a.m. today in celebration of the release of Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman.” At the Gaithersburg B & N store, Assistant Store Manager Dave Armstrong said a strong response is expected. If you buy a book at the store before 10 […]

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January 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Libraries Director Issues Statement About Server Outage

The Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) system is in recovery mode after what officials describe as an “unprecedented” server outage over the holidays. MCPL Director Parker Hamilton has posted a message to library users on the MCPL website. You can read her statement below: “Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) experienced an unprecedented downtime this past […]

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