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August 4, 2020 | Mira Varghese

MCPL Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage With Virtual Contemporary Conversation

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage with its next Virtual Contemporary Conversations event on August 22, which will be held over Facebook Live. According to the MCPL website, the event will commemorate “the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote […]

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July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Options: There is free COVID-19 testing available today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more information. TOMORROW! Free #COVID19 testing […]

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July 27, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Libraries Change Service Hours Starting August 2

County public libraries will operate under new service hours beginning August 2.  One week from today, @MCPL_Libraries will implement new service hours for all branches except Noyes Library for Young Children & Maggie Nightingale. During this reopening phase telephone & contactless holds pickup are current services More info at https://t.co/YpfZgoJD0o pic.twitter.com/8r7dKsOMFJ — Montgomery County MD […]

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July 9, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Senior Planet Montgomery Offers Session on ‘How to Choose a New Computer’

Senior Planet Montgomery and Aspen Hill Library will hold a virtual lesson for adults and seniors who want to know what to look for in a new computer and need help choosing one out of multiple options.  The online class will take place on Wednesday, July 15 from 10 to 11 a.m. The Montgomery County […]

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July 9, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Announces Virtual ‘Energy Express’ Story Events for Elementary Age Youth

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting virtual energy-themed summer writing events for elementary age children, spanning Tuesdays and Thursdays in July. In partnership with My Green Montgomery, these events will showcase the ways energy play an important part in every person’s life, while also presenting stories to explain energy usage to children. “Montgomery […]

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July 8, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Public Libraries Host ‘Virtual Hire’ Career Assistance Sessions

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting “Virtual HIRE” career assistance sessions on Tuesday, July 14 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Tuesday, July 28 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. During these meetings, career specialists will work one-on-one with individuals who need assistance with making resumes, completing online job applications, doing job research, and […]

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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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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

MCPL ‘Holds to Go’ Service Begins July 6

Montgomery County Public Libraries will start contact free pick-up services beginning July 6 at all branches with the exception of the Noyes and Long Branch libraries. “We’re so excited our customers can once again get the physical books they want,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “The process is easy while being as safe as possible […]

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June 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Returned Library Book Bins Runneth Over

Library users were very eager to return the books they took out more than three months ago when Montgomery County Public Libraries closed due to the global pandemic. Monday, June 29 was the first day that books could be dropped off, but still not be taken out. On that day, the library staff filled 525 […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Playgrounds Begin Reopening: Montgomery Parks will begin gradually reopening playgrounds today. Parks reminds residents to wear a face covering, stay six feet apart, and clean your hands before and after using playground equipment. Beginning Monday, June 29, we begin […]

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