MCPL Virtual Events

April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

One Year Later, County Public Library Buildings Still Not Fully Open

As more people get the coronavirus vaccine, life is beginning to resemble a “new normal” — children are returning to classrooms, people are eating outside, and recreation centers are allowing some patrons to use its facilities. As restrictions for establishments are loosening, library buildings in Montgomery County still remain mostly closed. Anita Vassallo, director of Montgomery […]

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March 29, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Raskin Joins MCPL for Discussion on the Future of American Democracy

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin will join The Council of Former Federal Executives (COFFE), Little Falls Village and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) to discuss “Constitutional Patriotism, Partisanship and the Future of American Democracy.” The virtual event will be held on April 5 at 1 p.m. The event is part of the Speaker Series, co-hosted by […]

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March 3, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Offers Free Financial Seminars for Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are offering free financial health and wellness seminars for women.  The seminars are designed to help women strengthen their knowledge on financial matters. Though the seminars are tailored for women, they are open to all county residents.  […]

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February 24, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

County Board of Education Declares March to be Observed as Women’s History Month

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Montgomery County Board of Education declared the month of March 2021 to be observed as Women’s History Month. “Throughout our country’s history, women have contributed to the values of the United States by advocating for equity, justice, and equal opportunity for all citizens…” Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith stated, in a […]

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February 10, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery County Library Seeks Performers for Annual Vinyl Day

On Saturday, April 17, all music and vinyl lovers across the county are invited to Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) fourth annual “Just For the Record – A Vinyl Day.” MCPL describes the day as a “celebration of music, culture, art and sound.” From noon to 3 p.m., people of all ages can partake in […]

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July 13, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Councilmember Jawando Will Discuss Racism with Bestselling Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Councilmember Will Jawando is hosting a virtual storytime on racism with New York Times bestselling author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi followed by a discussion with the MCPS community Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Join us on Thursday, July 16th, at 6:30 PM EST, for a discussion on racism as part of my Virtual Storytime series. Dr. […]

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July 2, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Hosting Virtual Dry Ice Adventure Event for Children

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting a virtual fantasy and adventure event with dry ice effects called “Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress” on Wednesday, July 8 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. This is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) event created for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Elementary age children. “A long […]

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June 23, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Wheaton Library Hosting Virtual Meet-The-Author Event with Local Writers

Wheaton Library will host a virtual meet-the-author event on Thursday, June 25, from 7 to 8 p.m.  The event will feature four Montgomery County authors: Keith Donohue (“The Motion of Puppets”), Alex Grant (“ReEvolution”), Evonne Marzouk (“The Prophetess”), and Pete O’Brien (“The Loose Purple Tie: 3 Novellas”). Each author will discuss their latest books. A […]

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June 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

MCPL Offering Virtual Career Assistance Sessions

County residents can receive career help and advice through virtual sessions from Montgomery County Public Libraries on Tuesday and Wednesday. MCPL will host a session focusing on Google Drive basics at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Residents can learn how to save, share, create and edit documents. MCPL will also offer resume help starting at 1:30 p.m. […]

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June 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, June 18. 1. COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses: Senator Ben Cardin is holding a virtual forum to discuss relief for at-risk small businesses. This will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on YouTube or Facebook live. 2. Vision Zero […]

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