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October 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Refreshed Germantown Library Reopens to the Public   

The Germantown Library reopened Saturday after the building was closed for 19 months due to COVID-19 and then a refresh project. All Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) closed operations March 16, 2020 due to the pandemic. Residents could use virtual services and MCPL eventually allowed holds-to-go for contactless pickups. Around May 2021, construction began for […]

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October 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

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Reapertura de la Biblioteca de Germantown Tras un Proyecto de Renovación

Las Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery reabrirán su sucursal de Germantown el sábado 16 de octubre. La sucursal se cerró el 24 de abril por renovaciones, como parte del programa de actualización de la biblioteca. Los funcionarios del condado dicen que la biblioteca de Germantown renovada “incluye nuevos escritorios ergonómicos de circulación, renovación de […]

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October 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

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Germantown Library Reopens Oct. 16 Following a Refresh Project

Montgomery County Public Libraries will reopen its Germantown branch on Saturday, Oct. 16. The branch was closed on April 24 for renovations as part of the library refresh program. County officials say the refreshed Germantown library “includes new ergonomic sit-stand circulation and information desks; renovation of the public restrooms; new paint, carpet and other floor […]

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September 27, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Busca Empleo? Participe y Prepárese con los Talleres Virtuales Gratuitos

Durante el mes de Octubre, las Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPL) ofrecen talleres virtuales gratuitos y sesiones individuales para ayudar a las personas que están en busca de empleo, y a los empresarios, según el comunicado del condado. Las sesiones se llevarán a cabo todos los lunes 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Para […]

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September 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Libraries Announce Improved Online Catalog

Montgomery Public Libraries (MCPL) plan to launch a new online library catalog in October. The catalog, known as Aspen Discovery, will be available starting Oct. 4 and includes features like predictive search text, curated lists, and personalized recommendations. MCPL Director Anita Vassallo said, “After careful consideration, we made the decision to explore a new catalog […]

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September 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Libraries Will Not Expand Hours as Previously Announced 

Montgomery County says operating hours for public libraries will remain the same, retracting an announcement made earlier this week stating libraries would soon return to pre-pandemic hours. “Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) hours will continue to remain as they currently stand while MCPL continues to evaluate restoring hours back to pre-pandemic levels,” a county release […]

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August 31, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Libraries Returning to Pre-Pandemic Hours Starting Sept. 12

Update (Sept. 3): In a release Thursday, Montgomery County said operating hours for public libraries will remain the same, retracting Tuesday’s announcement saying libraries would soon return to pre-pandemic hours. Original (Aug. 31): County libraries will soon return to pre-pandemic hours of operation, according to a release from the county. Effective Sunday, Sept. 12, Montgomery […]

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July 27, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Bibliotecas del Condado Ofrecerán Talleres Gratuitos para Obtener Trabajo

Durante el mes de agosto, las Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPL, por sus siglas en inglés) ofrecerán talleres en línea gratuitos y sesiones individuales para emprendedores y solicitantes de empleo. Se llevarán a cabo los siguientes talleres: Estrategias de búsqueda de empleo (durante una pandemia) el 9 de agosto de 1 p.m. – […]

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July 26, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Libraries Offer Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will offer free online workshops and one-on-one sessions for job seekers and entrepreneurs during the month of August. The following workshops will be offered: ‘Job Search Strategies (in a Pandemic)’ on Aug. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in […]

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July 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Maggie Nightingale Library in Poolesville Closing for Interior Renovation

The Maggie Nightingale Library is closing at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 2 to undergo interior improvements. According to the press release, the library will be closed for six to eight months during the renovation. “Physical construction for the refresh project at Maggie Nightingale will begin in September; we are closing ahead of the construction […]

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