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January 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Most Popular Montgomery County Public Library Books of 2019

Know anyone in Montgomery County who made a New Year’s resolution to read more books? Montgomery County Public Libraries has announced its most popular adult fiction and nonfiction books that were borrowed in 2019. Among the most borrowed fiction books are Celest Ng’s “Little Fires Everywhere,” Amor Towles’ “A Gentleman in Moscow,” and Liane Moriarty’s “Nine […]

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January 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Damascus Library Expands Hours Beginning Sunday, Jan. 5

Good news for library lovers in Damascus. Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) officials have announced that Damascus Library, which is located at 9701 Main Street, will expand operating hours beginning Sunday, Jan. 5. They will be adding three morning hours on Wednesdays and two evening hours on Thursdays. “I am pleased these hours are being […]

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December 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 20. 1.It’s National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! This celebration gives holiday lovers worldwide a chance to show off their most gaudy holiday sweaters. 2. Animal Encounters: This is a chance to meet an animal in the Meadowside Nature Center Lobby from 2:30 p.m. […]

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December 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, Dec. 19. 1.It’s National Re-Gifting Day: Re-gifting or re-giving is the act of taking a gift that has been received and giving it to somebody else, sometimes in the guise of a new gift. As a method of recycling, some people believe that re-gifting is becoming […]

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December 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Library System’s Annual Report to the Community Available Online

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has released its 2019 “Report to the Community” which is available online. The report offers an overview of the activities of Montgomery County Public Libraries for the past year, including a numerical breakdown of the more than 33 million uses of the 21 branches during 2019. For example: nearly 10,500,000 items […]

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December 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.It’s National Gingerbread House Day: Gather the family together, bake up some gingerbread and start building and decorating your very own gingerbread house.  Give this recipe a try.                 2. Coffee With a Cop: This […]

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December 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec.5 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Find the Snowflakes: There are sixteen paper snowflakes hiding in the Long Branch Library in Silver Spring. They could be anywhere! Find eight of them before they melt. This is an all-day kids event. Click here for more information. 2.County Domestic Violence Fatality Review […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

New Hours at Maggie Nightingale Library in Poolesville

The Maggie Nightingale Library operating hours change beginning Dec. 9. Based on feedback from a community survey, the library will be open on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently, Monday hours are 2 to 9 p.m. The purpose of the change is to better serve customers and was based on results from a survey […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Boundary Analysis Public Meeting:  MCPS is holding a series of regional meetings for residents to learn more about the boundary analysis process and give feedback on opportunities and challenges. Tonight’s meeting takes place at Gaithersburg High School from 7 […]

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November 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 21 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Annual Rockville Turkey Trot: Stay fit this holiday season by joining a mile through Woodley Gardens neighborhood. For those that want to burn off some extra calories, join for a second mile. Please bring a canned food item to support […]

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