libraries

September 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Labor Day in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 2 Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Labor Day: A national holiday since 1894, Labor Day’s roots start in Canada. The History Channel has an informative video on how the first Monday in September became a day off from work. 2. What’s Closed: You can expect lots of […]

Read more

August 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 12. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues in Gaithersburg. 2. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Contines: Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Maryland offers a week of shopping free of the state sales tax. Click here for more details. #ShopMDTaxFree Week […]

Read more

August 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 5. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. Poolesville’s Town Council also meets, at 7:30 p.m. at Poolesville Town Hall, 19721 Beall St. 2. Business Connect Launches: Montgomery County’s Business Solutions Group […]

Read more

July 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, July 29. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast. 1. Council Committees: The County Council’s planning committee meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Seventh Floor Hearing Room. Topics include a report on housing, population and employment trends since 1990. The Public Safety and Education and Culture committees meet at 2 p.m. […]

Read more

July 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 22 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, July 22. Thunderstorms this afternoon. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meets starting at 7:30 p.m. 2. Council Action: Three Montgomery County Council committees are set to meet. The Health and Human Services Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. in the 7th floor Hearing Room, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville. […]

Read more

June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Independence Day Closings Around the County

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs open, aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 […]

Read more

March 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Marilyn J. Praisner Library to Close for Renovations April 13

The Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville will close on Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m. for approximately four to six months for renovations. “Physical construction for the refresh project at Praisner will begin in May, but we are closing ahead of the construction start date to complete the internal reorganization of collections and shelving. […]

Read more

November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; senior […]

Read more

August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Welcome to the U.S.: The Citizenship Preparation Program is a free program that will help  prepare applicants for U.S. Citizenship for the test interview and exam. The Montgomery College program occurs throughout the year, including at 6 p.m. Here […]

Read more

July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Government closings for Independence Day

What’s Open and What’s Closed on July 4

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 p.m.  All other classes […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter