Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL)

January 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Most Popular Montgomery County Public Library Books of 2020

Montgomery County Public Libraries has announced its most popular adult fiction and nonfiction books that were borrowed in 2020. Among the most borrowed fiction books are Celest Ng’s “Little Fires Everywhere,” Amor Towles’ “A Gentleman in Moscow,” and Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See.” In 2019, “Little Fires Everywhere” and “A Gentleman in […]

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January 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Free Outdoor Public Wi-Fi Available at 10 Montgomery County Library Branches

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announce free Wi-Fi service is available at 10 library branches throughout the county. The free service is available 24 hours a day in parking lots adjacent to the library buildings. Additional coverage is provided in the grass area behind the Davis branch, in the park from the library to the […]

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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Library Card Holders Now Have Access to Washington Post Digital

The perks of owning a library card are endless. Montgomery County Public Libraries announced on social media that cardholders now can access a digital subscription of the Washington Post. Cardholders can sign up at the following link: mcpl.link/WashingtonPost. The Washington Post will allow cardholders to have digital access for a 7 day trial. MCPL explained […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Third Annual Active Aging Week Goes Virtual

Montgomery County’s Third Annual Active Aging Week takes place Monday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 11. The week is part of an international initiative to promote healthy lifestyles, specifically for those 50 years and older. Many programs and opportunities to participate are available throughout the week. Events are co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 4, 2020 | Mira Varghese

MCPL Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage With Virtual Contemporary Conversation

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage with its next Virtual Contemporary Conversations event on August 22, which will be held over Facebook Live. According to the MCPL website, the event will commemorate “the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote […]

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July 27, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Libraries Change Service Hours Starting August 2

County public libraries will operate under new service hours beginning August 2.  One week from today, @MCPL_Libraries will implement new service hours for all branches except Noyes Library for Young Children & Maggie Nightingale. During this reopening phase telephone & contactless holds pickup are current services More info at https://t.co/YpfZgoJD0o pic.twitter.com/8r7dKsOMFJ — Montgomery County MD […]

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July 9, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Senior Planet Montgomery Offers Session on ‘How to Choose a New Computer’

Senior Planet Montgomery and Aspen Hill Library will hold a virtual lesson for adults and seniors who want to know what to look for in a new computer and need help choosing one out of multiple options.  The online class will take place on Wednesday, July 15 from 10 to 11 a.m. The Montgomery County […]

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July 8, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Public Libraries Host ‘Virtual Hire’ Career Assistance Sessions

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting “Virtual HIRE” career assistance sessions on Tuesday, July 14 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Tuesday, July 28 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. During these meetings, career specialists will work one-on-one with individuals who need assistance with making resumes, completing online job applications, doing job research, and […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Playgrounds Begin Reopening: Montgomery Parks will begin gradually reopening playgrounds today. Parks reminds residents to wear a face covering, stay six feet apart, and clean your hands before and after using playground equipment. Beginning Monday, June 29, we begin […]

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