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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries Announce Changes to Digital Services

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will make changes to its digital services beginning May 1. At that time, MCPL will launch Hoopla, a web and mobile library media streaming platform to provide cardholders with immediate access to digital movies, music, e-books, audiobooks and television. MCPL will also add The New York Times giving customers electronic access […]

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April 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Digital Library Card, Expand Virtual Services

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) still have a lot to offer while the branches are closed due to the coronavirus public health emergency. These services include easier access to some library resources as well as virtual programming opportunities for all ages. Residents who do not currently have a library card can sign up online for […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 25 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Transportation Resources for Adults, People with Disabilities:  Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services started a website with transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities during the […]

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March 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Introduces Digital Library Card

The libraries may be closed but they refuse to let people social distance themselves from reading and learning. Montgomery County Public Libraries announced on social media that it’s now making it easier for the community to have access to its digital and streaming content. People can sign up immediately for a digital library card that […]

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May 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to Spanish Language Telenovelas and Movies

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to stream Spanish language telenovelas and movies on Póngalo. “MCPL is very happy to be able to offer Póngalo for our Spanish speaking customers. Eleven percent of our County residents speak Spanish at home, and now they will be able to enjoy […]

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March 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to Music Concerts and Documentaries through Stingray Qello

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to stream full-length concerts and music documentaries. “Music fans will be able to see their favorite performers in concert and watch great music documentaries whenever they wish,” said Anita Vassallo, acting director of  MCPL. So how does it work? MCPL has a collection […]

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February 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to the Great Courses Collection

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) have access to stream videos in the Great Courses Collection. The collection includes more than 3,500 video lectures from top professors. The collection, previously available on tapes, CDs, and DVDs, has been popular with library patrons for years. MCPL now offers streaming access to the Collection on the […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPL Library Card Will Allow Access to Stream Movies Free

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries’ will have access to more than 30,000 films of free beginning May 15, according to a news release. MCPL has teamed up with Kanopy, a popular on demand-film streaming service, to offer residents this new service. So how does it work? Cardholders will access Kanopy by […]

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