montgomery county libraries

February 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There will be an education budget meeting tonight at E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Overdue Book From 1946 Finally Returned to Silver Spring Library

Silver Spring Library’s Surprise Letter from Toronto Remember the last time you returned your library books and they were a couple of weeks late? Remember the guilt? How would you feel if you returned a book that was 73 years late? Well, the Silver Spring Library has been reunited with a children’s book borrowed in […]

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December 11, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Animation Workshops Offered at Public Libraries During Winter Break

The public libraries offer workshops on animation for students ages 10- to 14-years-old.  The hands-on, one-hour sessions will show participants how to animate their drawings and create a flipbook. The sessions are scheduled during the public schools’ winter break, Dec. 25-29. All supplies will be provided. The free workshops are scheduled at the following branches: Dec. […]

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December 2, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. There’s a new grocery store in Silver Spring. Aldi Supermarket opened its latest Montgomery County location in Plaza del Mercado this week. 2. In person assistance to enroll in health insurance coverage will be available this Saturday at […]

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November 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Local Libraries to Host Workshops on Applying for Jobs with County Government

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will begin offering workshops on “How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government” this month. The workshops are a part of the MCPL’s Fiscal Years 2017-2020 Strategic Plan to increase workforce and career-focused program offerings. The workshops are presented in collaboration with with the County’s Office of Human Resources […]

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August 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrating Local Olympic Athletes (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are celebrating local Olympic athletes by setting up stations for residents to send fan mail and messages. MCPL Director Parker Hamilton explains the stations in this video: According to a news release, four of the 11 athletes on the 2016 U.S. Olympic roster have roots in Montgomery County. Jack Conger from […]

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March 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kensington Park Library Reopens March 28

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is inviting residents to celebrate the grand reopening of Montgomery County Libraries (MCPL) Kensington Park branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for April 2 at 10 a.m. at 4201 Knowles Avenue. The library was closed October 10, 2015 to undergo a refresh and will reopen for patrons Monday, March 28 at […]

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January 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Twinbrook Library Postponed (PHOTO)

UPDATE Jan. 20, 2016  The ribbon cutting ceremony for the reopening of Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) Twinbrook branch has been postponed because of the potential winter storm that is predicted to impact the County this week. Montgomery County spokesperson Judy Stiles says that the ribbon cutting event will now be held on Jan. 30 at […]

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March 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

CIP Includes Funds for Modernizing Libraries (Video)

The Captal Improvements Program under consideration by the County Council includes funds for modernizing libraries as well as changes to how the improvements will be made. Susan Kenedy reports. CCM Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 9, 2013 | Staff Writer

Take Part in Library Snapshot Day (Video)

Ari Brooks, executive director of Friends of the Library (FOLMC), talks with “Montgomery Week in Review” host Don Mooers about the successful Wheaton Used Book Store and Library Snapshot Day scheduled for Oct. 9. Take a look. The Friends of the Library Bookstore, located under the Wheaton Regional Library (11701 Georgia Ave,. Wheaton), was recently […]

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