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October 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 19 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know Oct. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Forum and Resource Fair: Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a Senior Forum at the Twinbrook Recreation Center, located at 12900 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. 2. MCM Football Coverage: MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Oct. 19 Walter […]

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October 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Thursday, Oct. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Small Business Network:  Honest Tea co-founder and Bethesda resident Seth Goldman is the featured guest at today’s small business networking session facilitated by Kelly Leonard. Doors open at 8 a.m. 2. Schools Briefing: Public schools Superintendent Jack Smith meets with the media today to […]

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October 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 17 and National Pasta Day. Here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Visualize 2045:  The Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments Transportation Planning Board will vote on the new long-range transportation plan for the region at their meeting today. 2. Mobile Market at MC Rockville:  Montgomery College and the […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Libraries’ Speaker Series Features Author Joseph Esposito Oct. 21

Joseph Esposito, author and historian who served in three presidential administrations is the featured speaker for Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) next Contemporary Conversations series. The program will be held at the Rockville Memorial Library located at 21 Maryland Avenue on Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is not required. Esposito will discuss his book Dinner in […]

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August 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Limited Parking Available at Damascus Library Through Sept. 7

Damascus Library will have limited parking through about Sept. 7. The parking lot and sidewalk are undergoing improvements, according to the Montgomery County Public Libraries Twitter feed. The work is expected to be completed on or about Sept. 7. Due to ongoing sidewalk and parking lot work, #DamascusLibrary will have limited #parking through about 9/7. […]

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August 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Libraries’ Literary Explorers Present Video Book Reviews

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ Literary Explorers program provides youth ages 10 to 14 with the opportunity to talk about books they have read, learn how to do a book talk on video and then record it for cable TV.  The program was made possible by a grant to MCPL and Montgomery Community Media from the NBC […]

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June 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Discuss the Immigrant Experience As Big Read Program Comes to End

The room at the Silver Spring Public Library Branch was packed during a conversation about the immigrant experience. The discussion was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Initiative. “Each year, nonprofits can apply for a grant to help support the program in the community,” said Anita Vassallo, […]

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June 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPL Kicks off Summer Reading Program

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ has launched its summer reading and learning program. The challenge, which runs until Sept. 9,  allows participants to earn prizes as they complete activities or read books. The goal of the library system’s summer read program is to keep students learning while on their vacation to help them retain the information […]

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June 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Libraries’ Speaker Series Features Big Read Montgomery Author Dinaw Mengestu Saturday

Award-winning author and MacArthur Foundation Fellow Dinaw Mengestu is the featured speaker for Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) Contemporary Conversations and Big Read Montgomery event. The program will be held at the Silver Spring Library located at 900 Wayne Avenue on June 9 at 7:30 p.m. Registered guests are invited to a reception at 6:30 […]

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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Libraries Add Hours at Five Branches During Summer Months

Longer Summer Weekend Evening Hours for Five Branches Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) hours increase at five branches from June 1 through Aug. 25.  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 to expand the […]

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