mcpl

July 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Announces Online Wellness and Personal Development Classes

Residents with a library card from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to wellness and personal development classes online. The service, Learn It Live, is provided through a partnership between MCPL and Recorded Books. Learn It Live offers interactive, live video courses and thousands of recorded courses on health and wellness, spirituality, and […]

Read more

July 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Fourth of July! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  Where to Find Local Fireworks: There will be a variety of opportunities to see fireworks and to participate in activities for the Fourth of July throughout Montgomery County. All events are family-friendly and most include live entertainment. Click here to see […]

Read more

July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 3. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. The Emotional Impact of the Loss of the Freedom of Driving: The City of Rockville is hosting a workshop today at the Rockville Senior Center from 10:30 a.m. until noon to help people who’ve had to give up driving due […]

Read more

July 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 2. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Independence Day Pool Presale: County residents can buy their tickets in advance to ensure that they have a spot to celebrate the Fourth of July at Martin Luther King Jr. Outdoor Pool in Silver Spring. The tickets cost $6 per […]

Read more

June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

MCPL Offers Free Summer Business and Career Lessons

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is offering free summer programs for residents to receive help in business and career ventures. Many of these classes are available online, particularly classes about starting small businesses. Small business training workshops will also be held at the Rockville, Silver Spring, and Twinbrook libraries at various dates. The Rockville and […]

Read more

May 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton Interim Library to Close June 22

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announced that the Wheaton Interim Library located at 2400 Arcola Ave. will close June 22 at 6 p.m. The new Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center is projected to open in late summer. According to Anita Vassallo, who is the acting director of the libraries, staff will be working to […]

Read more

May 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five County Libraries Announce Extended Summer Hours

Longer Summer Weekend Evening Hours for Five Branches The county library system is extending the weekend evening hours at five branches from May 31 through Aug. 24. The five branches will be open Friday evenings and Saturdays during the summer. The extended weekend hours began in 2016 at the Rockville Memorial Library. Funding was added […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

May 2, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Check Out Thermal Imaging Cameras With Your Books at County Libraries

You can now check out thermal imaging cameras to monitor energy use in your home. The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (MCDEP) made the cameras available to Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) cardholders. The cameras are easy to use and create visual heat maps to show hot and cold spots where users may be […]

Read more

April 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL’s Next Speakers Series Talk Features Journalist Bob Levey

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPS) presents a conversation with award-winning journalist Bob Levey as part of their Contemporary Conversations. The series provides a forum for journalists, authors and speakers to discuss cultural and current issues. Former Washington Post columnist and TV-radio commentator Bob Levey will talk about his 37-year career covering all aspects of life […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter