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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Potomac is Next Up on Jawando’s Library Listening Tour

Councilmember Will Jawando to Visit Potomac Library Thursday, August 29 Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando continues his library listening tour August 29 at 7 p.m. at the Potomac Library located at 10101 Glenolden Drive. Jawando serves as the library lead on the County Council’s Education and Culture committee. He is visiting all 21 library branches […]

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Educators Remember Toni Morrison

Montgomery County leaders are remembering Pulitzer Prize winning Toni Morrison, celebrated for her works about the black experience in America. The “Beloved” author died Aug. 5 from complications with pneumonia. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando about what Morrison meant to them. Ashman said he had always […]

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July 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Jawando Listens to Residents’ Concerns During Library Tour

Councilmember Will Jawando held a meeting in his Library Listening Tour at the Long Branch Library in Silver Spring Monday night, speaking with residents about issues in their library and the county as a whole. Issues brought up by residents included the lack of resources in libraries, particularly after-school programs. While Jawando and the council […]

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July 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Announces Online Wellness and Personal Development Classes

Residents with a library card from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to wellness and personal development classes online. The service, Learn It Live, is provided through a partnership between MCPL and Recorded Books. Learn It Live offers interactive, live video courses and thousands of recorded courses on health and wellness, spirituality, and […]

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July 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Fourth of July! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  Where to Find Local Fireworks: There will be a variety of opportunities to see fireworks and to participate in activities for the Fourth of July throughout Montgomery County. All events are family-friendly and most include live entertainment. Click here to see […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 3. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. The Emotional Impact of the Loss of the Freedom of Driving: The City of Rockville is hosting a workshop today at the Rockville Senior Center from 10:30 a.m. until noon to help people who’ve had to give up driving due […]

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July 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 2. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Independence Day Pool Presale: County residents can buy their tickets in advance to ensure that they have a spot to celebrate the Fourth of July at Martin Luther King Jr. Outdoor Pool in Silver Spring. The tickets cost $6 per […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

MCPL Offers Free Summer Business and Career Lessons

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is offering free summer programs for residents to receive help in business and career ventures. Many of these classes are available online, particularly classes about starting small businesses. Small business training workshops will also be held at the Rockville, Silver Spring, and Twinbrook libraries at various dates. The Rockville and […]

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May 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton Interim Library to Close June 22

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announced that the Wheaton Interim Library located at 2400 Arcola Ave. will close June 22 at 6 p.m. The new Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center is projected to open in late summer. According to Anita Vassallo, who is the acting director of the libraries, staff will be working to […]

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