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April 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pollard, Friedson Discuss COVID-19’s Impact on Students: Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard and Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson are discussing how the county and college are meeting the needs of students and residents during the coronavirus pandemic. The discussion will […]

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April 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 9 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Town Hall: The topic is “Faith Communities Responding to COVID-19”. This virtual town hall will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Grants for faith communities, and safe volunteer opportunities are among the topics that will be discussed. […]

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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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April 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 2 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, April 2 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Community Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host a virtual community briefing from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. He will be joined by MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Director of Emergency Management Dr. Earl […]

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March 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 26 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.County Volunteer Opportunities: Here’s a list of some emergency response volunteer opportunities available throughout the county that will help others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. County Transportation Options for Vulnerable Residents: Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery […]

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March 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Libraries Now Offer Virtual Storytime

Montgomery County Public Libraries is now offering virtual events, including the popular storytimes for young children. The libraries are using the web conferencing service, Zoom, to deliver storytimes virtually while most families are staying at home. Tuesday morning, a family storytime was held at 9 a.m. for young children. Two more family storytimes are scheduled […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Libraries, Parks, Recreation Facilities to Close Monday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced at a coronavirus press conference Thursday that starting March 16 all libraries, recreation centers, aquatic facilities, and park and planning facilities will be closed. Also on March 16, Montgomery County is moving to a telework schedule for all its employees. The announcement comes hours after Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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March 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Performances, Author Talks

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries and the Commission for Women celebrate with author talks, lectures, arts and crafts, story times and more throughout the month of March. The free programs will take place as follows: Saturday, […]

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March 5, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, March 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Subcommittee Meeting: The Board provides advice and recommendations to the County Executive on policy and budget issues, planning and goal setting procedures, and legislative matters. Community problems, needs, and issues will be discussed. This meeting will take […]

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February 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Accepting Submissions for ‘Make Music Montgomery’ Contest

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) third annual “Just for the Record –  A Vinyl Day” takes place Saturday, April 18 at the Silver Spring Library. For the second year, the event will include a live music contest titled “Make Music Montgomery.” MCPL is currently accepting submissions to the contest. All acts must contain a live […]

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