libraries

February 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Libraries Go Fine Free to Ensure Equity

All current library fines for overdue books have been erased and new fines will not be levied as Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) go fine free as of Feb. 1. Similar to 200 library systems around the country, MCPL is ending fines so that people who want to borrow books or digital materials will no […]

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December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 16, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 16. It is the seventh night of Hanukkah, Christmas is nine days away, and we might be in for snow today. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Winter Weather: The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory for parts of our […]

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November 10, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is this Wednesday, Nov. 11. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule: County offices – Closed. State offices and courts – Closed. Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – Stores open noon to 7 p.m. County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be collected Wednesday, Nov. 11.  After […]

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November 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Qué está Abierto y Qué está Cerrado el Día de los Veteranos?

El Día de los Veteranos es este miércoles 11 de noviembre. El condado de Montgomery ha publicado el siguiente calendario para el día festivo: Oficinas del condado – Cerradas. Oficinas estatales y tribunales: cerrados. Bibliotecas – Cerradas. Licorerías del condado: las tiendas abren desde el mediodía hasta las 7 p.m. Recolección de basura / reciclaje […]

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February 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Feb. 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Maple Sugaring Days: February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. You’ll have an  opportunity to experience an American tradition. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. This will take place at 1400 Glenallan Avenue in Wheaton […]

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February 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Feb. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Capital Budget Public Hearing: County Executive Marc Elrich recently unveiled his 2021-2026 capital budget. Communities can offer testimony about this budget at 1:30 and 7 p.m. at the Council Office Building in Rockville, located at 100 Maryland Avenue. 2. Celebrate Febrewary: Residents […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Feb. 4 and it’s report card day at Montgomery County Public Schools. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Councilmember Will Jawando will give a proclamation to recognize Library Lovers Month. Here’s a look at the full […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 3 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 3. 1. Super Bowl LIV: Congratulations Kansas City Chiefs for your 20-31 win Sunday, making two Good Counsel alumni Super Bowl Champs, Kendal Fuller and Dorian O’Daniel. Their Good Counsel football coach, Bob Milloy, spoke with MyMCMedia last week before the big game. 2. […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and it’s National Data Privacy Day. Celebrate by going through the settings on your web browser and clearing your cookies. While you’re at it, check out your social media settings and review the information you’re agreeing to share with third party applications. The Washington Post made an explainer video to […]

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January 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 27. 1. No School for Students:  Students do not report to school today because the public school teachers have a professional day. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.  Here’s the agenda. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and […]

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