January 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Libraries to Discontinue Sunday Hours

Montgomery County Public Libraries will no longer be open to pick up books on hold on Sundays, and all branches only will be open 48 hours a week beginning Jan. 24. The changes are expected to be temporary. While the libraries themselves are closed to browsers, their new hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 […]

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June 24, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Montgomery County Public Libraries Resuming Some Services Next Week

Montgomery County Public Libraries are reopening select services starting on Monday, June 29. Book drops will be open to return borrowed resources, except Go Kits, laptops, hotspots, and Library of Things Music items. Fines are still suspended. Telephone services will also be available at all locations except for Noyes Library for Young Children and Long […]

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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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February 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Library Policy Changes

To help ensure that Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) customers have increased access to the materials/items they need from the system’s collection, four policy changes will take effect on Sunday, Feb 17. The changes will enable customers to: 1) Increase the number of checkouts on their account from 50 items to 100 items 2) Place […]

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