Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL)

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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February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Librarian Returns Super Overdue Book

Meet Mora Gregg, the woman who mailed her overdue book to Silver Spring Library 73 years later. Gregg did a Skype interview with MCM’s Deirdre Byrne, where she explained why she decided to return a book checked out in 1946. Gregg believes her mother checked out the book “The Postman” when Gregg was a toddler. […]

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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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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 8, and here are five things you need to know: 1. NIH Speakers Club: Want to build your leadership skills or become a more confident speaker? NIH Evening Speakers Club meets from 7:30 – 9 p.m. today at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. More information can be found here. 2. Trivia Night: From 7 […]

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January 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Jan. 7, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Orthodox Christmas: For Orthodox Christians, today is Christmas. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg, Rockville and Poolesville all have meetings of their town leaders. Here’s the Gaithersburg agenda. Here’s the Rockville agenda. And here’s Poolesville’s. 3. A Fond Farewell: Julie Palakovich Carr is leaving the Rockville […]

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December 9, 2017 | Michelle Queen

County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing NEA Big Read Grant (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized Montgomery Community Media, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), Friends of the Library Montgomery County (FOLMC), and the Gaithersburg Book Festival at the Council session Tuesday, Dec. 5. The organizations were awarded a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The goal of the Big Read program […]

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