Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL)

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 — 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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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Hosting Online Meet-the-Author Event with Pulitzer Prize Winner Thomas Friedman

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting a virtual meet-the-author event with New York Times columnist, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author, Thomas Friedman. This event is scheduled for Monday June, 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. During this event, attendees will, “Listen and engage with Thomas Friedman about our current societal challenges […]

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June 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 25, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.MCPS Recovery Plan Survey: Montgomery County Public Schools would like community input regarding the education recovery plan for the fall. Click here for more details. Parents and guardians: MCPS has launched a survey designed to gather community input around key […]

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June 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pride Month Contemporary Conversation Series: Montgomery County Public Libraries will have a panel discussion about LGBTQ issues tonight at 7 p.m. during its Contemporary Conversation series. 2. Historic District Commission Meeting: The City of Gaithersburg will hold a Historic […]

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June 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Public Libraries Offering ‘No Holds’ Antiracist E-Books, Audiobooks

Literature about the Black experience is having a moment and Montgomery County Public Libraries is making more anti-racist books available to the community. Now on the app Overdrive, Montgomery County’s digital eLibrary consortium, several e-books and audiobooks about the Black experience have been made available without any wait time. Antiracist Books Available on Overdrive with […]

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